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High-Tops Are Back, and Here's How to Wear Them

Though we could probably wax poetic about our love for a pair of Stan Smiths, there’s something about high-top sneakers that’s making us take another …

Your Favorite Denim Brand Launched 3 New Curvy Styles This Morning

It’s official: 2018 is the year you will find perfect-fitting jeans! First, <b>Topshop</b> launched half sizes and <b>Madewell</b> and <b>Target</b> launched inclusive …

Nighttime Footage of Los Angeles Shot Out of the Open Door of a Helicopter

Photographer Vincent Laforet dazzled the world a few years ago by photographing iconic cities at night through the open door of a helicopter flying …

Photography

'Already iconic': David Adjaye's black history museum wins design of the year

Standing proudly on the Mall in Washington DC, looking like a shimmering bronze pagoda, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has been named design of the year 2017. It is only the second time in the award’s 10-year history that a building has taken the title, following on …

Black History

Ashley Graham Launches Her New Swimsuit Capsule with a Gorgeous Ad Campaign

Supermodel Ashley Graham is a fashion darling, not just for women with curves but for all women. For her first four swim collaborations with …

Swimwear

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Nice to meet you: amazing new animal species discovered in 2017 – in pictures

From the Pink Floyd shrimp that makes a noise so loud it can kill small fish, to giant stick insects and new types of orangutans and gibbons, here is a round up of new animal species discovered this year

Orangutans

Octopuses are so clever, scientists missed a species right under their noses

Of all the animals kept in aquariums around the world, one always stands out. The jellyfish, the sharks, the skates, the giant sea bass, and the clownfish—they’re beautiful and often impressive, sure, but in the end, behind their glass enclosures, they’re basically moving wallpaper. There’s only …

Zoology

Mamma Mia 2 Trailer Takes Us Back to Where It All Began

Plus: Cher!<p>Your guilty pleasure prayers have been answered: the <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> trailer is here, ready to whisk you back to its musical Grecian set. This time around, the story is set mostly in the past, following <b>Meryl Streep’s</b> character, Donna, in her youth as she falls in love (many …

Celebrity News

The latest Black Panther trailer shows just how much the film taps into Africa’s story

On Dec. 25, Marvel released a new television spot for the film <i>Black Panther</i> in the US, revealing a little more about the mythical Wakanda and more clues about the fight for the throne that will propel the plot. It also hinted at the film’s determination to maintain the Black Panther’s links to …

Black Panther

The Killer-Nanny Novel That Conquered France

Leïla Slimani’s best-seller explores the dark relationship of a mother and her babysitter.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>A year ago, I picked up a book, “Chanson Douce,” that I’ve thought about pretty much every day since. I was …

A Photo Walk After Dark Will Reveal Dramatic Opportunities You’d Miss by Day (VIDEO)

We’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: Nighttime is the right time for capturing unique images. In the four-minute video below, you’ll take …

Street Photography Tips

Practical street photography tips to apply when you’re shooting on the steeets.1. Shoot from a low angleLow angle photograph of kids. Kyoto, …

Street Photography

Fantastical Narratives of Strange Creatures and Landscapes

Further West by Portland-based photographer and creative director Mako Miyamoto is an exploratory series of several narratives that explores a …

How to Shoot and Process Meteor Shower Photographs: Part 1

With the 2017 Geminid meteor shower peaking this evening, I put together a list of 10 things to think about before you head out into the cold, dark …

26 gifts for the aspiring photographer (or Instagram obsessee) on your list

There’s a little photographer in all of us: we can’t help but pose next to a bright pink wall, snap pictures of our avocado toast, or share our …

Marvelous Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Bryan Brandon

<b>Bryan Brandon</b> is a talented self-taught urban photographer and retoucher currently based in Los Angeles, California. Bryan shoots a lot of street, …

Photography

Justin Beiber practicing his dance moves on Instagram is the most precious thing on the internet today

There is nothing more pure in this world than the pairing of a vulnerable Justin Bieber and an Ed Sheeran song.<p>For some reason, this combination came …

12 faux fur coats made for winter

In a world that is more environmentally aware than ever before, fashion is becoming ever more ethical. Without, of course, sacrificing an ounce of …

9 Upsettingly Strange Christmas Movies You Need to See

With Christmas time rolling around again it’s easy to feel like you’ve explored every avenue of holiday entertainment. Small child living out his …

How to Correctly Wash Your Hands, According to a Microbiologist

You're probably doing it wrong.<p>For my fourth-grade science fair project, I tested different soaps to see which ones were the most effective at …

Learning by Doing at Latin American Hotels

Throughout Latin America, hotels are drawing on the rich cultures of their host countries to design lessons that connect guests with local food, culture and natural beauty.<p>At the JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, dance lovers and those with two left feet alike can learn to samba from masters of the …

Latin America

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

9 foods that will never expire

These foods have found the fountain of eternal youth.<p>Raw honey<p>Honey is often referred to as "God's medicine," and has tons of health benefits-and it's great for your hair. "Honey has actually be used in wound care in some cultures and studies for its ability to naturally resist bacteria," says Dr. …

Weight Loss

Gwen Stefani Wears Golden Minidress & Thigh-High Yellow Boots in London

Gwen Stefani, clad in a golden minidress and thigh-high boots, stepped out today for a radio interview in London.<p>Stefani sported a head-to-toe …

Karlie Kloss Is the Ultimate Basketball Babe For Her Love Advent Video

Our holiday season wouldn't be complete without <b>Love</b> magazine's Advent calendar. The publication entered its seventh year of releasing beautifully shot, provocative, and empowering videos featuring Hollywood A-listers. In the past, models from Gigi Hadid to Chrissy Teigen have participated in the …

James Franco Will Direct and Star in a Shel Silverstein Biopic

The giving tree is offering us another biopic.<p>Now that he’s done playing Tommy Wiseau, James Franco is turning his attention to a much less …

Humans descended from sponge? New study says so

A team of scientists found out that the sponge-like creatures that lived 750 million years ago are our earliest ancestor.<p>One of the most heated …

Argentina on the Rise: Paula Martel

BUENOS AIRES — Few directors made a bolder presentation at Mar del Plata’s Film.Ar pitching sessions than Paula Martel, who pulled out a (mock) …

Buenos Aires

Russia and US join global pact to restrict fishing in thawing Arctic in deal to protect marine life

The world's major fishing nations have reached a deal to ban commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean for at least 16 years. It comes after a two year campaign by the House of Lords Arctic Committee to introduce a moratorium on fishing in the area.<p>The pact will enable scientists to carry out …