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A Comedian Left Hilarious Fake Reviews All Over an IKEA

His quips won't actually help you pick out a couch, but they will make you chuckle.<p>IKEA is behind some of our all-time favorite pieces of furniture (shout out to the RASKOG cart and the MALM Dresser!). But we'll be the first to admit shopping in the store can be pretty overwhelming — and IKEA's …

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

European Travel

Sofia Hellqvist Weds Sweden's Prince Carl In a Gorgeous Long-Sleeved Gown

See the fairytale nuptials of Prince Carl Philip and the former model and reality TV star.<p>Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist tied the knot in the chapel of the Royal Palace in Stockholm on June 13—and it was in epic style, reports <i>People.</i> The former model and reality TV star stunned in …

Weddings

Mad Men’s Jon Hamm Has a Badass Idea for a Sally Draper Spin-Off

As <i>Mad Men</i> gears up for its very last episode tonight, many are understandably reluctant to say goodbye to Don, Joan, Peggy, Roger, and the rest. Among the reluctant is <i>Variety’s</i> <b>Debra Birnbaum</b> who during a “Farewell to <i>Mad Men</i>” panel this evening asked series star <b>Jon Hamm</b> to brainstorm ideas for a …

20 Sex Mistakes Men Make

We're all unique snowflakes with different turn-ons, and you are lazy.<p><b>1. Assuming that if we look in their general direction, it means we're sexually interested.</b> Nope, just trying to figure out if that's Ariana Grande behind you or just a Muggle woman with a ponytail twice her body weight.<p><b>2.</b> …

Tale of Tales review: monarch of the gran

Cannes already has a standout movie: the horrific new Renaissance fairytale from Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone. Features scenes of flea-petting, heart-eating and a right royal hag-shagger<p>Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is fabulous in every sense: a freaky portmanteau film based on the folk myths …

Alice In Wonderland

Tens of Thousands of Nude Bodies Form a Floating Feather

All is not what it seems in this fascinating new work by artist Angelo Musco. Called <i>P1 (Aves)</i>, at first glance it looks like a digital photo of a floating feather but upon closer inspection you'll notice that the feather is made up of tens of thousands of nude bodies. Musco created this image by …

Art

8 uncomfortable truths about teaching English in South Korea

1. English schools contribute to classist education.<p>South Korea’s international schools were originally created to educate the children of foreign …

The 10 McDreamiest McDreamy Moments in "Grey's Anatomy" History

As if you weren't devastated enough.<p>Derek Shepherd's death on <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> last night marks the end of an era for one of primetime TV's most reliable and long-running heartthrobs. Derek was as skilled at moments of sexy passion as he was at doing the sweet little things that truly make a man a …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

The hypnotic, kinetic wind sculptures of Anthony Howe

Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe creates abstract, organic sculptures from various metals and polymers. He is based in Eastsound, Washington state.<p>For …

15 Temporary Tatts to Rock All Festival Season Long

Tattoos are cool and all, but they’re<p>kind ofreally permanent. If you aren’t looking to be tatted up for the rest of your life, but are still on the market for a little ink to spice up your look, try out temporary tattoos. No, we’re not talking about the (slightly tacky) ones you got when you were …

U.S. economy still hog-tied by lack of small-business credit

Economists disagree on a lot of things, but here is one that everybody pretty much knows for sure: Credit is the lifeline to an economy, and when it dries up you can count on economic growth following suit. That's why a new analysis on small-business lending in the United States is so …

Anna Wintour Joins Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, and More in Mario Testino's "Towel Series"

Since his snapshot of a post-shower, pre–hair and makeup <b>Kate Moss</b> launched a thousand imitators, <b>Mario Testino</b> has convinced almost every big-name model in the business to pose for his hugely popular Instagram “Towel Series,” including the likes of <b>Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne,</b> and <b>Miranda Kerr.</b> <i>Vogue</i> …

Joss Whedon laments 'nightmare' Avengers sequel as latest trailer lands

Writer/director claims superhero-juggling blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron is ‘as tough as anything I’ve ever done’<p>Director Joss Whedon has admitted shoehorning a slew of superheroes into the new Avengers movie was a “nightmare”, as the latest trailer for upcoming sequel Age of Ultron hits the …

Marvel Universe

R.I.P. Jared Leto’s Fabulous Long Ombré Hair (2012–2015)

We didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye.<p><b>Jared Leto</b>, the Dorian Gray of Oscar-winning actors/musicians—has gone ahead and cut the long ombré hair he has been styling fabulously in an array of up and down-dos for three years now. According to Getty Images, Leto debuted his longer hair length in …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The ‘Fifty Shades’ Movie Won’t Include The Tampon Scene, But Here It Is

As you may have heard, one of the most memorable scenes in the <i>Fifty Shades Of Grey</i> book – which I will keep reminding everyone was originally written as <i>Twilight</i> fan fiction under the pen name Snowqueens Icedragon – was when wealthy industrialist Christian Grey pulled out sheltered Anastasia …

5 Things I'm Not Looking Forward to Explaining to My Future Children Because of the Internet

#sorrynotsorry<p>For the past several years, there has been an album on a friend's Facebook page that prominently stars my aureolas. I have stopped worrying about it, but it definitely (as of today, even) still exists.<p>Let me explain. When I lived in Los Angeles, I used to attend a ladies-only roving …

The 3 Movies You Must See in January (Trust Us)

<i>Hitting theaters this month, stories of love and violence: Tim Burton resurrects 1960s Americana, an immigrant confronts the gangs of New York, and a masterful jailbreak features our favorite Australian heartthrob. Pause Netflix—you won't want to miss these blockbusters.</i><p>One-Woman Sweat Shop: <i>Big Eyes</i><p>…

25 Game Changing Dresses of 2014

From Rihanna's naked dress to Sarah Jessica Parker's Oscar de la Renta-signed gown, we look back at the most memorable celebrity looks that dared to change the fashion game.<p>2014 was yet another year of memorable fashion choices. From Rihanna's naked dress at the CFDA Awards to Sarah Jessica …

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

Ancient stones of the Scottish isles

Fought over for hundreds of years, the more than 500 islands of the Inner and Outer Hebrides off Scotland’s west coast are a traveller’s paradise cloaked in mist and rain.

Scotland

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

10 Images That Show Our Wildly Changing View of the Cosmos

Cosmigraphics, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.<p><i>Cosmigraphics</i>, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.

German street artist CASE, known for his hyperreal murals around the world, incorporates hands as a recurring motif.