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Why This Fashion Startup Is Letting Its Customers Design Its Products

We have less control over what we wear than we may think. Fashion has traditionally been influenced by factors outside our conscious control. The clothes and accessories we buy reflect the transient style of industry trends. Sure, we have free will over the items we purchase, but the design of …

Customers

You mean you doubt Diet Coke’s health claims?

Opponents of fizzy drinks and too much sugar are clearly on the side of good, but their arguments need to be bulletproof<p>We’re supposed to drink water – that’s the point. “Plain water” is, as Prof Carlos Monteiro of São Paulo University puts it, “the desirable source of hydration for everyone”. It …

Diabetes

Hacksaw Ridge gets 10-minute standing ovation at Venice Film Festival

Mel Gibson’s pacifist World War II drama <i>Hacksaw Ridge</i> received a roughly 10-minute standing ovation at Venice at the weekend, something of a rarity …

Film Industry

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 29, 2016): Trump’s Immigration Policy, Clinton’s Emails

Both presidential candidates made waves this week—Donald Trump met with Mexico’s president and subsequently delivered an immigration speech and the F.B.I. released a new Hillary Clinton email report. Brazil’s Senate voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, a SpaceX rocket exploded on a launchpad …

On the Red Couch with Actress and Writer Samantha Jayne

<i>Life as a twentysomething can be deceiving. Those who aren’t wandering through this stage of life might look at it with wistful eyes. But things always look better from afar, and in reality, young adulthood can be its own kind of limbo, with swirls of confusion, pressure and anxiety.</i><p><i>Just ask</i> …

The Best Drone Photos of 2015

See the world from a different perspective.<p>Drones aren't just used for fishing, warfare, and target practice. As the remote control flying machines grow in popularity, so does the amount of jaw-dropping aerial imagery being produced.<p>"There literally are no physical limits as to where a shot can …

Photographer Captures the Sea Gypsies of Borneo and Their Vanishing Way of Life

When Australian photographer Mark Lehn met Misma, a sea gypsy living off the fish that run through the waters of Sabah, Borneo, he discovered that …

China's 'train hunter' on a quest to chronicle its fast-expanding railways

Wang Wei has spent 10 years travelling all over China to photograph trains and new lines, but can he keep up with the incredible pace of the country’s rail boom?<p>It has been 10 years since China’s self-styled “train hunter” set off on a 300,000km quest to document the greatest railway lines on Earth.<p>…

China