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The Village That Will Be Swept Away

Residents of Newtok, Alaska, voted to relocate as erosion destroyed their land. That was the easy part.<p>NEWTOK, Alaska—Two decades ago, the people of this tiny village came to terms with what had become increasingly obvious: They could no longer fight back the rising waters.<p>Their homes perched on a …

7 unsung American delicacies that don't get enough credit

When you go to New York City, the first thing everyone asks is whether you've eaten a slice of pizza. When you go to Philadelphia, everyone expects …

Live Media Group’s New App Will Stream The Tomorrowland Festival This Weekend

Tomorrowland, the annual music festival in Belgium that draws over 400,000 people from 200 different countries, has partnered with Live Media Group to stream this weekend’s concert via a native app and desktop platform.<p>Nowlive, the technology powering the stream, lets users switch between different …

Music Festivals

The Big Hole in the Iran Debate

In most discussions of the nuclear deal, the word "Iraq" never comes up. That’s insane.<p>I have a fantasy. It’s that every politician and pundit who goes on TV to discuss the Iran deal is asked this question first: “Did you support the Iraq War, and how has that experience informed your position?”<p>For …

With Square IPO on Tap, Jack Dorsey Needs to Pull Out of Twitter CEO Search

Twitter and Square employees have been left in limbo on the topic. Dorsey now has a chance to change that.<p>Jack Dorsey has said he’s not leaving his CEO role at Square. Twitter has said its next full-time CEO has to be, well, full time. In a rational world, the two parts of this equation should …

Social Media

Karabash: The Russian Ghost Town - Photographs and text by Pierpaolo Mittica | LensCulture

Karabash, in Russia’s Chelyabinsk region, is one of the most polluted cities on Earth. The site of a copper-smelting plant built more than a 100 years ago, extreme levels of toxic waste have caused enormous pollution and dire health problems for the region.<p>Since 1910, when the plant first opened, …

The Best Beauty Looks From Haute Couture Fall 2015

See the most romantic and dramatic hair and makeup from the Paris couture shows.<p>Ready-to-wear shows tend to play things pretty safe in terms of beauty—red lipstick, black eyeliner, a little glitter if you're lucky—making them perfect providers of year-round inspiration. Haute couture, on the other …

Watch Fans Go Wild for Caitlyn Jenner at a NYC Pride Event

Cover your ears because it's going to get loud.<p><i>Entertainment Weekly</i> reports Caitlyn Jenner made a stunning appearance at a New York City Pride celebration event and fans went wild cheering for her.<p>Caitlyn surprised fans at Voss Events' Pride Party at the Dream Downtown Hotel on Sunday in New York. …