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Prada’s agenda-setting Milan menswear show equally split with women’s looks

Milan fashion week,Prada,Fashion,Life and style,Fashion weeks,Fashion industry,Italy,Europe,World news,Men's fashion,Men's coats and jackets<p>Gamechanging designer looks to uniform for autumn/winter 2015 where designs mirror one another rather than borrow<p>The fact that Milan’s latest fashion week is …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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The group that kidnapped 200 Nigerian girls started out peaceful. Here's what changed.

A man stands over the rubble of what used to be Boko Haram's mosque in Maiduguri, Nigeria in 2010. Before 2009, they lived in a strict, isolated, and …

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Are models too skinny? The debate fashion has been having since 1900

In the early 20th century, the first professional fashion models were called “living mannequins”. They took their name from their 19th-century predecessors, the display mannequins used by dressmakers. The term suggested that these early models were no more than animated dolls, and this was born out …

28 incredible skyscrapers of the future

10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

<b>(Xirurg via iStock)</b><p>People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>David Konstan<p>January 3, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea”<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide …

A Closer Look at the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept Car

What to Read Next<p>Lanvin kicks off 2015 in style with new footwear deliveries set to arrive from the Spring/Summer<p>/Jan 6, 2015<p>Jan 6, 2015<p>327 Hypes 0 …

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Global outrage at Saudi Arabia as jailed blogger receives public flogging

Saudi Arabia,Middle East and North Africa,Freedom of speech,Amnesty International,Islamic State (Isis),Syria,Iraq,Bashar al-Assad,World news<p>Kingdom stays silent as protesters contrast its opposition to Paris attacks on free speech with its own attacks on free speech<p>Saudi Arabia is remaining silent …