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When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

Meet the real Don Draper

Ahead of a London exhibition of his work, 101-year-old illustrator Mac Conner tells Hermione Hoby about life as one of the original Mad Men on Madison Avenue<p>The Upper East side of Manhattan can feel like a place that time forgot. Here are the green curves of Central Park, same as they ever were, …

Mad Men

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at


See Everyday Life in New York City’s Projects

Since its initiation in 1935, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has built hundreds of apartment blocks for hundreds of thousands of medium …

Dramatic Portraits of Women Submerged in Water in Photo Series 'Barrier'

The Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke’s collection called <i>Barrier</i> is made up of dramatic portraits of women “barriered’ (as the …

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11 Things You Should Know About Generation Y |

While the members of Generation Z (anyone born after 1993) are beginning to show up on the radar screens of businesses around the world, Generation Y (people born in the '80s and '90s) is now firmly established in the workplace and a force to be reckoned with.<p>In her book, <i>Knowing Y: Engage the Next</i> …

Employee Engagement

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

Stop telling women to 'smile': New York street art says it how it is

Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is using street art of women who have been catcalled, to challenge sexual harassment. Sarah Shearman meets her to hear about the beginnings of a global movement<p>Whether it is the honk of a horn, a <b>wolf whistle</b>, or “cheer up, love” or “hey sexy”, chances are …


Dolce & Gabbana at Milan fashion week – video

Dolce & Gabanna present a fairytale collection set in a magical forest at Milan fashion week. Hooded models wear clothes stitched with owls, squirrels and foxes. One of the stars of the show is a flowing sheer red organza dress in a floral print, worn with a pointed red hood with black undertones. …

Stark White Geometric Animal Sculptures by Ben Foster

Kaikoura, New Zealand-based sculptor Ben Foster creates modern, inorganic renderings of animals that boast a geometric design. Each sculpture in his portfolio, whether it be a seal balancing an invisible ball, a horse standing in place, or a dog howling at the moon, blurs the lines between the real …


Milan fashion week fairytale found lacking an Oscar knight

With one week to go before the Oscars, Hollywood is getting ready for its glitziest night out. In Milan the city's designers are showcasing their newest designs. Despite the distance between these two places, there has been a direct correlation between these events in the past: the red-carpet …





The photography of love

A touching exhibition of pictures of his wife and family by the acclaimed American photographer Art Shay celebrates the joy of a life spent in love<p>Nine American presidents, <b>Marlon Brando</b> with his dog, Simone de Beauvoir in the nude, 1,000 magazine covers, 60 books, two plays, 52 bomber missions …

Marlon Brando

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …


Like Yesterday: America Meets the Beatles

It was 50 years ago today — Feb. 7, 1964 — that the Beatles took the U.S.A. The four sprightly young Merseysiders landed at New York City’s newly …

Urban Exploration

Stunningly Beautiful Sculpted Busts by Gosia

On her first foray into sculpture, Toronto-based artist Gosia created three distinct sculptures from one identical bust. Although there are several unique sculptures in her new work, Gosia has once again made a study of crafting individual characters through small differences or additions.<p>While …


Short People Got … Lots of Reasons to Legitimately Feel Paranoid

A virtual-reality study sheds light on the way non-tall people perceive the world.<p>Your physical height can affect your emotional state of mind, according to a new study.<p><b>We already know that language bestows positive value on people of tall stature: We look up to them rather than down. And various</b> …