Carrie Robertson

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The Man Arthur Conan Doyle Called 'America's Sherlock Holmes'

Newspapers called William J. Burns “the greatest detective America has produced,” and his sad fate illustrates what might have awaited the fictional Holmes if he'd been real.<p>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, are almost undoubtedly the most enduring …

Sherlock Season 3 Trailer

By now, many of you have heard that BBC has set a premiere date for the third season of <i>Sherlock</i> starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. It …

Lots of pictures from Sherlock series 3

The BBC is finally taking the wraps of the eagerly-awaited third series of <i>Sherlock</i>, which kicks off on BBC One on January 1st 2014. The latest move …

Martin Freeman: from Slough to Smaug – then back to Sherlock

The actor is about to appear in the return of BBC1's Sherlock and Peter Jackson's blockbuster sequel The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug<p>There was a scene in The Office in which Tim Canterbury, the benign sales rep played by Martin Freeman, compared his life to a roll of the dice.<p>"My situation now …

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - watch Jennifer Lawrence in the trailer

Watch the trailer for second of four Hunger Games films, based on the young adult novels by Suzanne Collins. Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen, a winner of a fight to the death between teenagers from different districts of a future America known as Panem. While on her victory tour …

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23 Ways to Be a Badass Like Jennifer Lawrence

The Internet's number one celebrity crush Jennifer Lawrence celebrates her 23rd birthday on Thursday.<p>Between her incredible acting chops, GIF-able …

When Jennifer Lawrence Wins a Red Carpet, in 8 Hilarious Photos

We’ve come to expect a lot from Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet. Just a few days ago, she was taking a detour from the pomp and pageantry to say …

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Lone Survivor Gives New Meaning To The Word "Hero"

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.<p>The idea of a war movie is one of the least revolutionary plots out there. We've all seen the quintessential …

Found: The Prettiest Cocktail Ever

<i>Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some</i> …

New Sherlock Trailer Drastically Improves Mondays Worldwide

You silly goose! You thought today would be boring. You thought you'd mope around the office, bleary eyed and wondering why you bothered to get out …

Liv Tyler Teams Up With One Kings Lane — We Swoon

If there was a celeb award for moving through life (and down the red carpet) with grace and ease, Liv Tyler would win. Model, actress, mom, …

Deciphering Cryptic Holiday Dress Codes

Holiday dressing is all about stepping up one's style; adding a dash of flash, a higher heel, some sequins and a bold, red lip. But, the plethora of party dress codes has confused legions of ladies. Can one wear fishnets to an office celebration? A décolletage baring gown to a "festive" party? …

Wedding dresses at the V&A - in pictures

The V&A's spring exhibition, Wedding Dresses 1775-2014, will trace how leading couturiers and designers have approached wedding fashions over the past two centuries.<p>• Wedding Dresses 1175-2013 opens in May 2014

2013 wrap-up: Best dressed celebrity kids

NSFW: The Best Sex Of 2013 On TV And Film

Ah, yes, the time for lists has arrived. But, there is no reason why we shouldn't take the opportunity, when looking back on 2013, to remember all …

10 Vintage Styles That Really Need To Come Back

We hate to admit it, but our grandmothers had way better style than we do.<p>Seriously. Between their decidedly dressed-up casual wear to their to-die-for accessories, it seems that we've lost a bit of the glamour that came so naturally back in the day. We happen to be of the belief, however, that …

Nelson Mandela's favourite photographer

Alf Kumalo chronicled the Mandela family for 60 years, taking pictures of the children as they were growing up and photographing the man himself after his release<p>In pictures: Alf Kumalo's photographs of the Mandelas<p>Nelson Mandela recalled that, during his long imprisonment, what he missed more than …

National Geographic Travel

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

<i>Photo Courtesy of Steers. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Don't get us wrong: We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing …

Tales of a Bergdorf Goodman Window Dresser

David Hoey, Bergdorf Goodman’s resident window dresser, talks the ins and outs of creating new extravagant displays for the store each year.<p>In 1897, …

Santa Claus' Hometown In Rovaniemi, Finland Is As Magical As You Imagined It Would Be

This is Rovaniemi. It's the capital of Lapland, the northernmost province of Finland. It was practically destroyed by the Nazi army in 1944, and so was essentially rebuilt by famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.<p>Oh, and did we mention, that it happens to be Santa Claus' official earthly …

Floating bed for sweet drems by design-dautore.com

Watch ‘Paperman’, Disney’s Beautiful Animated Short Film - The Fox Is Black

Earlier today Disney released the beautiful short film <i>Paperman</i> onto YouTube for us all to enjoy. It was directed by John Kars who up until recently …

Mumbai's sex slaves: 'I have had bad dreams about the life these girls lead'

Hazel Thompson, a photographer from Surrey, explains why she spent 11 years documenting the city's red light district<p>Photographer Hazel Thompson, 35, has spent a large part of the last 11 years in Mumbai learning about, and living with, the sex slaves who are held captive, often in cages, in the …

An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

20 DIY Halloween Bags, Baskets, And Bowls

Everyone knows candy is the most important part of Halloween, so store yours with style.

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

Meticulous Detailed Carpets Drawn with Bic Pens by Jonathan Bréchignac | Colossal

<p>Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. …

Adam Silverman Ceramics

Adam Silverman’s affinity for texture translates to his self-titled book about ceramic art. It's a book that achieves its goal of being an object rather than a merely a catalogue of work. Many of the glossy pages showcase single ceramic pieces dramatically captured by photographer Stefano Massei; …

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