Vanessa Bermudez

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how to buy clothes that are actually investments

Despite what your mum told you, your wardrobe can be a smart place to keep your money.<p>Since we were kids we've been lambasted for blowing our whole paycheck on clothes. As anyone who has chosen retail over rent knows, fabric isn't always a totally sound financial decision. Or at least that was the …

Meet the Gucci Gang: the teenagers defining Paris’s new gen

With a series of devastating terror attacks, the surge of the far right and continued public protests over labour reforms, the last eighteen months in Paris have been turbulent and traumatic. But against this backdrop of unrest and uncertainty, a brighter future is prevailing in the form of youth …

Tommy Hilfiger

5 Things To Do On Your Phone Instead Of Re-Wording A Text

Do you ever think about what an amazing scientific miracle your cell phone is? How all day long, you are connected at the hip to a feat of modern …

I Didn’t Spend a Single Dollar for a Week

I saved enough money this week to buy a pair of designer shoes, or a cool piece of jewelry, or, like, a lamp by not buying lunch. I know there are …

Smelling New York: a blind man on the scents and sounds of the city

I’m blind, so my nose tells me what neighborhood I’m in.<p>My dog and I – we walk. We’ll walk from 125th down to Houston. The smell of Harlem is definitely different now. It’s more open. There’s a new class of people. The whole thing feels like someplace else.<p>As we walk through the city, I hear the …

Hell's Kitchen

Inbox Zero: 8 Steps to Get You There

If the buzz of a new email solicits a pavlovian desire to stress-eat the raw contents of your baking cabinet, it’s time to rethink your relationship …

How Teen Girls Become Suicide Bombers

As Nigeria continues to mourn its missing girls, new research shows that Boko Haram are using an increasing number of children to carry out bombings. How are schoolgirls brainwashed into becoming terrorists?<p>The first known teenage female suicide bomber was a 16 year old who drove a vehicle into an …

Say that again?! Video mit Adam Green

Eine Weile war es still um Adam Green, jetzt gibt der Musiker, Autor und Gelegenheitsfilmschaffende ein neues Lebenszeichen von sich. Und zwar ein …

Film

Why are we so bored?

It amazes me when people proclaim that they are bored. Actually, it amazes me that I am ever bored, or that any of us are. With so much to occupy us these days, boredom should be a relic of a bygone age – an age devoid of the internet, social media, multi-channel TV, 24-hour shopping, multiplex …

Mobile Devices

A Massive, Insane New Art Installation Is an IRL Version of the Internet's Dark Side

'Cellar Door' is a nightmarish, 50-room installation in the basement of an Austrian theater. An art project that turns the dark underbelly of internet culture into a physical installation, the 504-hour-long performance is not for the faint of heart.<p>Standing in the lobby of Vienna's experimental …

I Lived Off Edibles for a Weekend and Lost My Damned Mind

I decided to use marijuana in a way that the state of California recommends: medicinally. I only used non-psychoactive cannabis for food and medicine over a weekend. By the end I saw my own skull.<p>I first became a marijuana patient in 2007, the moment I discovered that it was even possible. Ever …

What Will Rescheduling Marijuana Mean for the Pot Industry?

Early this month, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it would make a decision on whether to reclassify marijuana. Under the …

Cannabis

Tim Peake prepares to run London Marathon in space

You could call it an unfair advantage. As tens of thousands of runners start the London marathon on Sunday, another competitor will take up the race unencumbered by endless queues for portable toilets, moving at 17,500mph high above their heads.<p>But there is nothing unfair about Tim Peake’s marathon …

Marathons

People Who Combine Coke and Alcohol Are More Likely to Kill Themselves

But you can't necessarily blame the drugs.<p>Image by Sarah MacReading<p>There's no shortage of associations to be made between doing a bunch of drugs and dying—whether it's from overdose, suicide, or the murky thing in between. But a study released this week by researchers at Brown University put some …

Mental Health

The Definitive History of Landfill Indie in Seven Songs, Narrated by Johnny Borrell

"The Kooks were the missing link between Razorlight and McFly."<p>Like a stinking dinosaur with an atrophied leg, guitar music stumbles slowly forward. As kids pray at rap’s grand altar and lose their minds at pan-European EDM uber-festivals, it heaves and wheezes. That’s not to say people aren’t …

the docs that captured the wild vibrancy of new york's art scene

From Robert Mapplethorpe to Jean-Michel Basquiat to Candy Darling; we celebrate New York’s iconic art stars and the films that documented their incredible lives.<p>This week, Robert Mapplethorpe's infamous photographs of NYC's underground BDSM scene will beam into cinemas in the new documentary</i> …

Peer Inside the Alaskan Permafrost Tunnel That Doubles as a Science Lab

Beginning in 2011, engineers began to expand the Permafrost Tunnel, citing an increased need for understanding how permafrost will respond to global warming.<p>Ten miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska, deep in the recesses of an excavated hillside, geochemist Thomas Douglas brandished a 20,000 year-old …

NY Closets: Edie Parker Designer Brett Heyman

6 PHOTOS click for more<p>Brett Heyman, designer and creative mind behind the bag line Edie Parker, loves a name. Her purses in frequent rotation are …

How Burglars Commit Crime and Take Advantage of Cities by Hacking Architecture

'A Burglar's Guide to the City,' written by Geoff Manaugh, takes a look at our everyday urban environments through the eyes of the criminals aiming to hack them.<p>As a kid, I always fantasized about booby-trapping my house with elaborate tripwires and swinging paint cans to outsmart potential thieves …

What It Was Like Being a Test Subject in One of the Earliest LSD Experiments

Doctors and nurses in the province used to be tripping out all the time. Now years later, LSD as medicine could be back.<p>It was a pleasant summer afternoon when Kay Parley put on a blue gingham dress she had made for herself before walking to a small cottage in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada, where …

Gamers Reveal the Insides of Their Bedrooms

We take a look inside the private domains of the most unlikely game devotees—academics, musicians, writers—proof that everyone and anyone can be a gamer.<p>Video games may have once been considered a useless hobby, placed in the same category as things like comic books and cartoons. Now, everyone …

Grand Theft Auto