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Jaden Smith stars in Louis Vuitton’s new women’s campaign

Just weeks before the fashion house’s AW16 menswear show, Louis Vuitton have unveiled the star of their SS16 women’s ad campaign: Jaden Smith. Nicolas Ghesquière, the house’s artistic director, announced the news on Instagram last night, posting an image from the campaign. In this image, Smith …

Louis Vuitton

Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar bring light to football’s darkness | Barney Ronay

Barcelona’s attacking trident are a stunning example of sporting synchronicity that defy superlatives and must be cherished while their perfection lasts<p>So, Barcelona then. Nauseating aren’t they? And not just nauseatingly good. Nauseatingly nice. Nauseatingly successful. Plus – and this is a new …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

7 Reasons Why People Who Draw Mind Maps Are More Hireable

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt Become Janet Jackson for a Jaw-Dropping Rendition of ‘Rhythm Nation’

On a very special ‘The Night Before’-themed episode of Lip Sync Battle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt wins the day with this spot-on drag performance of Janet …

Women Will Likely Be Paid Less Than Men for Next 118 Years, Says World Economic Forum

Men and women across the globe will not receive equal salaries until 2133 based on current trends, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global …

Molenbeek mayor received terror suspects list including on-the-run Salah Abdeslam one month before Paris attacks

EC chief says Schengen is 'comatose' and warned euro may collapse without it, as Brussels emerges from four days of lockdown

Maurice Lacroix Scores with FC Barcelona

As the “FC Barcelona Official Watch Partner,” Maurice Lacroix takes its unique access to another level by creating personalized timepieces with the players of this legendary soccer club. <i>International Watch</i> takes it off the pitch during an interview with Timothy Mayer, PR Manager at Maurice Lacroix, …

This Tom Hardy Supercut Will Validate Your Instinct To Not Mess With Him

<i>Legend</i> — the biopic where Tom Hardy plays a gangster and his psychotic, gay twin brother — is finally hitting theaters this week (<i>Vince’s review here</i>), so Digg celebrated by enlisting Max Salmeron to edit a supercut of Tom Hardy being “pants-sh*ttingly intense on screen.” It’s important to add “on …

War Is Beautiful* - Analyzing the front-pages of The New York Times | LensCulture

For many individuals, reading the news is a vital part of the day. Whether as a morning routine or an evening relaxation, we look towards the news to stay informed about the world around us. For Americans, the reference remains the <i>New York Times</i>: a newspaper which in its 164 years of existence has …

Inside Molenbeek, the troubled Brussels neighborhood linked to terror in Paris

The Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek is in the world spotlight like never before, as police move in looking for suspects linked to Friday's murderous attacks in Paris.<p>The gritty inner-city district with a majority Muslim population is being portrayed as a jihadist breeding ground, a no-go area …

LifePrint Prints Augmented Reality Photos That Come to Life in Your Hands

LifePrint is a new portable photo printer that aims to change the way photos are experienced. Instead of printing static photos that capture a single …

The scientists with reasons to be cheerful

Photograph: Universal History Archive/Getty Images<p>Loaded to the gunnells: an illustration of boats shipping guano in the 1850s from Peru.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/31352b32e8832ad26ba84131dc5cf596ccf13351/0_419_5000_3000/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Look and learn: an example of the everyday …

TED Talks

5 Insights About J.J. Abrams and Star Wars From His New Esquire Profile

Including why he originally turned the film down, his awesome office design, and working with Spielberg as a teen.<p>J.J. Abrams "may well be the most hyphenated mogul the film industry has ever seen; he is certainly among the most influential of his time," writes Esquire's Mike Sager in the …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Jonathan Franzen, Kanye West and the cultural appropriation of trolling

It's been ten years now since Kanye West caused an immense stir in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina by staring into a camera and saying, "George …

Reality TV

Google raises cultural appropriation to an art form

Questions surround Paris-based project aimed at digitally replicating all art<p>Mon, Sep 14, 2015, 01:00<p>Just seeing the crayon colours painted on the …

Museums

Accusing Black Americans of Appropriating African Clothing Misses the Point

African-influenced styles can be traced back to the Black Power movement.<p>At the Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn last month, every other attendee rocked some version of this look. But draping oneself in the colors of the Pan-African flag and sporting tribal tattoos isn’t fashion forward, says African …

What does a K-pop band with no Koreans say about cultural appropriation?

It was in the excruciating moment when EXP member Frankie Daponte Jnr was asked to objectify his bandmates that he recognised the surreal aspect of …

Cultural Appropriation

Why The Met's China Exhibition Really Pissed Me Off

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s"China: Through the Looking Glass" exhibit wrapped up on Monday to record-breaking fanfare. Clocking in at 815,992 …

Alone In Her Presence

Abortion, SCOTUS & Calling Upon The Goddess<p>There is no easy answer about abortion, but there is call to urgency as SCOTUS makes potentially life …

WATCH: Cultural appropriation isn't racist -- Let's call it "cultural appreciation" instead

You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.<p>Reading about that university banning free yoga made me come back to this video.<p>Ian Kluge – I …

No, We Aren't Overreacting to Cultural Appropriation

Far more often that not, when it comes to conversations about cultural appropriation, white people are the last ones who should have their hands up …

Between Diasporic Consciousness and Cultural Appropriation

Last month, writer Zipporah Gene, of Nigerian descent, set off a firestorm when she accused African Americans of “culturally appropriating” African …

Native Americans Weigh In On Cultural Appropriation At Music Festivals

Cultural appropriation has become somewhat of a fashion trend at music festivals, from headdresses to bindis, and people are tired of explaining why …

Why The Mikado is Still Problematic: Cultural Appropriation 101

<i>In response to the protest and aftermath of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ now canceled production of The Mikado, this series addresses the</i> …

Kenyan Culture in Non-Kenyan Fashion Shows: IPs and Cultural Appropriation.

<i>Note: IP refers to intellectual property.</i><p>In 2008 Kikoy UK Ltd attempts to trademark the Kikoi (which would give the company sole commercial rights to …

Is Cultural Appropriation Ever Wrong?

“It’s a truth only selectively acknowledged that all cultures are mongrel,” wrote Parul Sehgal in a recent <i>New York Times</i> opinion piece, “Is Cultural …

Cultural Appropriation

Celebrity News, Entertainment and More | Cosmopolitan UK

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Aug 17, 2018<p>It's not because she was so overwhelmed with happiness à la Justin Bieber, btw<p>Advertisement - …