Taylor Binney

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David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little Richard had been telling us all along — that anything was possible.<p>With his unpredictable range of styles, his melding of European jadedness with …

David Bowie

Popular Logos as Simple Lines Offer Fresh Outlook on Commercial Brands

Sometimes less really is more, as Nick Barclay demonstrates with his newest batch of thought-provoking minimalist prints. The Sydney-based director and designer has been featured here previously, with a series depicting symptoms of depression and another that reduces classic films down to their …

Graphic Design

Unconventional Bride Decides to Be Her Own Wedding Photographer

When Tallinn, Estonia-based photographer Liisa Luts and her fiancé decided to get married, they wanted a simple and unconventional wedding without any fuss or fanfare. As Luts told us in an email, the couple wanted to avoid the stress of traditional ceremonies, which involve an infinite number of …

Bill Gates

Adorably Studious Cat is Adopted by a High School, Issued His Own ID Card

Bubba is not your average feline—this cat is a high school student. He attends class just like any other student, keeps his peers company at their desks, and occasionally takes a quick cat nap in the library of California's Leland High School. "His owners live right next to the school," one student …

High School

Adventurer Quits Job and Spends 3 Years Traveling to 60 Countries Around the World

For most people, the thought of quitting their jobs and traveling the world is only a pipe dream. For Walter Chang, however, that fantasy became a reality when he left everything and spent three years exploring 60 different countries, documenting his extraordinary journey along the way.<p>When the …

New Zealand

See the Most Dazzling Photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower at Bamburgh in Northumberland in August 2015.<br>Peter Greig—REX/Shutterstock

Astronomy

Stephen Colbert Shares Why He Thinks Women Should Be in Charge of Everything

<i>Brand-new Late Show host Stephen Colbert comes clean: He loves women. Can't get enough of 'em. Thinks they should be in charge of everything. Hear him out.</i><p>First off, it's an honor to be writing for <i>Glamour</i>, a magazine so sophisticated it has an extra u in the title. All the finest publications do, …

Carly Fiorina

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

Psychology

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …

Homelessness

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 …

Barneys New York

Scientists Just Discovered the Fossil of a Feathery, Winged Dinosaur Known as the "Dragon"

The 125-million-year-old fossil of what scientists call the largest winged dinosaur ever found was recently uncovered in northeastern China. The new species, dubbed <i>Zhenyuanlong suni</i> (“Zhenyuan's dragon”) after the person who procured the fossil for study, was a 2-meter-long <i>dromaeosaur</i>–a feathery, …

Paleontology