Metin Gürsoy

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Futuristic Archaeology - Photographs and text by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

<b>Desertification in Mongolia</b><p>Nomadic life has been central to traditional Mongolian culture throughout history. Even with recent changes brought about by urbanization, 35% of Mongolians are still living a nomadic life. These people depend on vast, open land for survival.<p>Pursuing a traditional way of …

Archaeology

Alexis Sanchez hailed by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Frenchman says he has never known a player to settle into a new club as quickly as the match-winning Chilean striker<p><b>Arsène Wenger</b> admitted he could not recall a better start by a player to life at <b>Arsenal</b> after Alexis Sánchez rescued them again with a last-gasp winner against <b>Southampton</b>.<p>Sánchez …

This Man Was Supposed To Become Steve Jobs 2.0 — Here’s What Happened Instead

Steven Levy, the esteemed technology journalist, wrote in Wired: "When people talk about who might fill the vacuum left by Jobs' death, Dorsey's name keeps coming up.<p>"Talented geeks once dreamed of working with Jobs; now they fantasize about working with Dorsey."<p>Once, GigaOm's Matthew Ingram saw …

The Chinese Economy Is Facing A $6.8 Trillion Nightmare That Could Get Worse

<b>Six-point-eight trillion dollars.</b><p>That's according to a report from China's National Development and Reform Commission and the Academy of Macroeconomic Research, written up here in the Financial Times. The report says that amount has been "ineffective investment."<p>For sure, $6.8 trillion is a …

Social Shopper: Meet the New Guard of Cool British It Girls

All eyes will be on London next week, what with the British Fashion Awards’ big Monday night celebration. And it’s likely that the new guard of local It girls will be out on the town too. Included on this list of must-knows? Rising star FKA twigs (who has clearly given her new beau <b>Robert Pattinson</b> …

Clothing

Victoria Beckham’s Animal Instinct

Just in time for the holidays, fashion designer Victoria Beckham is launching a fierce five-piece capsule collection of leopard-print accessories at her brand new Dover Street, London boutique. The handbags, pouches, and clutches echo the silhouettes of Beckham’s upcoming Spring 2015 collection. …

#theLIST: French Fare

From the classic bistro to brand new cafés, take a look at the best French restaurants New York has to offer.<p>From the classic bistro to brand new cafés, take a look at the best French restaurants New York has to offer.

France

Just Looking

It’s hard to believe, but the great American shopping mall was originally conceived to be more than a place to go for hamburgers and discount sunglasses. Its inventor, the Austrian architect Victor Gruen, imagined the mall as a lively social hub for the country’s exploding midcentury …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Industry-Loved Label Estaban Cortazar Makes a Triumphant Return

Photo: Jaime Rubiano<p><b>This article appears in the December 2014 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p><i>Fashion prodigy Esteban Cortazar makes a triumphant return to the Paris runways with an ultrachic equestrian-inspired collection marked by a new maturity.</i><p><b>NAME:</b> Esteban Cortazar<p><b>AGE:</b> 30<p><b>PROVENANCE:</b> Bogotá, Colombia, …

Los Angeles

The Surreal World

In 1984, Dominique de Menil staged an enormous exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, offering art lovers, for the first time, an in-depth look at the vast collection she and her husband, John, had assembled. The more than 600 works on view ranged from a paleolithic bone carving dating from …

Merkel behind Air Berlin in Etihad control dispute: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is backing loss-making Air Berlin in a dispute over whether its Abu Dhabi-based partner Etihad is exercising too much control, Focus magazine reported on Saturday.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel walks down the stairs in the lower house of …