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The Daily Edit – GQ: Christian Weber

GQ<b>Design Director: Fred Woodward</b> <br>Director of Photography: Krista Prestek <b><br>Photographer: Christian Weber</b><b>What music were you playing on set?</b> <br>Generally …

The 10 Best Documentaries of 2016 That Are Trying to Change the World

Had your fill of Oscar-baiting plots and overwrought performances? Have a look at the best non-fiction films of the year.<p>While high-profile dramas continue to dominate the ongoing award season, let us not forget the many phenomenal documentaries that were bestowed upon us over the past twelve …

20 More Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

We’ve covered 20 pitfalls of English before, but there are plenty more to look out for. Here are another 20 word usage mistakes that can trip you …

The 23 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

Thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it's a classic like "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" or the new addition to the streaming giant, "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p><b>Here are the 23 best</b> …

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Video Games Have A Storytelling Problem, Not Just A Female Body Type Problem

Anita Sarkeesian’s latest <i>Feminist Frequency</i> video tackles the issue of female body types in video games. Sarkeesian argues that women are mostly boxed into a slender, stereotypical form—the “attractive” body type by popular standards. Men, on the other hand, have more freedom to be portrayed in a …

Prince Told Us We Would Never Understand

We can all remember that moment when Prince burst into our lives. It was the moment everything we thought we knew about music, musicianship, and who and what we could love changed.<p>Do I remember how we acquired the album? No. Do I remember which one of us it belonged to? No.<p>But, there we were - two …

Why Mustang deserves to win an Oscar

For many of us, it’s difficult to imagine your parents telling you who you’re going to spend the rest of your life with. Difficult to imagine them being there, just outside your bedroom door, the first time you have sex with that person and demanding to see the bloodied sheets for proof that the …

Songs about sex that are better than the real thing

How did you spend this Valentine’s Day? Having mind-blowing sex with your significant other/a random person? Or watching <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i> re-runs with a 12-inch takeaway pizza? While you might expect that a lot of people would be getting up to the former, it turns out that only one fifth of …

Tavi Gevinson gives a sneak peek inside her apartment

In a collaborative editorial series between <i>NOWNESS</i> and <i>Apartamento magazine</i>, 19-year-old publishing powerhouse, actress, and all round inspiration Tavi Gevinson gives us a glimpse into her cosy home in NYC after relocating to the city a year ago.<p>Since making the move to the big apple, Gevinson has …

How to host an art show if you can’t afford gallery space

Facing impossible rents and seeking to exhibit beyond the white walls of conventional galleries, these days, curators host exhibitions just about anywhere – from lavatories (like east London’s White Cubicle Toilet Gallery), to car boots (the preferred site of south London curatorial collective …

Unearthing lost images from LA’s hardcore scene

Although the names Brian and Nikki Tucker may be largely unfamiliar to those not intertwined with the 80s Los Angeles’ punk and hardcore scene, the same should not be said for the work they produced. Celebrating the local community through a vast photographic documentation of the subculture’s …

Fergus Purcell on Palace triangles and his design philosophy

While fashion is full of logos, the people who design them aren’t usually known. Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell is an exception. The man behind Palace Skateboards’ infamous Penrose triangle logo, Purcell has – in the most literally way possible – left an indelible mark on this generation. This logo is …

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

The women making Instagram a more inspiring place

Weaving through life in the digital age can be as daunting as it is thrilling, but what’s undeniable is the internet’s essential role in discovering and uniting bustling innovators. Whether they’re promoting messages through blogging, helming art collectives, cool kids working a 9 to 5, or simply …

MadeMe: reviving the rebellious spirit of X Girl

The statement “punk’s not dead” could not ring truer when reviewing Erin Magee’s riot grrrl inspired label MadeMe. Erin, who has worked as Director of Development and Production at Supreme for over 11 years, is actively reviving 90s X Girl vibes through her brand in a fresh new way. Rock icons …

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …

Brian Molko: the 90s’ ultimate androgynous icon

Since the millennium rolled around, it seems like we haven’t stopped dreaming of the 90s. Albeit the 90s of Gwen and her metallic blue bandana halters and immaculate bleach job, whiling away the hours playing on Dream Phone or fending off the Scrubs hanging out the passenger side of their best …

Harkavy Furniture Focuses on Modern Pieces Made of Wood and Steel

Based in Portland, Oregon, Harkavy Furniture was launched by two young brothers Dylan and Wesley Harkavy who craft clean, modern furniture that …

A Lighting Collection With Endless Combinations

Álvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera of the Barcelona-based design studio Goula/Figuera recently launched Home Adventures, a new initiative where they make …

Here is the next generation of female artists

Women's influence on the art world is ever increasing and unstoppable. With a plethora of young girls using instagram and social media as their own personal gallery space, the boundaries between white-walled, white male dominated ‘fine art’ and inclusive, diverse, female led work is shrinking. With …

This amazing Goldman Sachs chart shows how tech companies have come to dominate the world

Goldman Sachs released a huge note full of great charts for clients, including an end-of-year financial crossword.<p>One of the more eye-catching graphics is of the top 20 companies by size, charted for the past 10 years.<p>It shows how 2015 marked the first time the top three largest companies in the …

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

The 15 Best Indie Films About Sex

"Secretary," "In the Mood for Love" and more.<p>“Belle de Jour” (1967)<p>Luis Buñuel’s erotic drama about a bored and troubled housewife who turns to …

The shocking story of The Kiss

It is known as one of art’s most popular images of sexual love, but Auguste Rodin’s sculpture of two lovers has a tangled – and controversial – history, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>It must be one of the frankest – and most popular – images of carnal love in the history of art: Auguste Rodin’s monumental …

This new book explores our obsession with oversharing online

Archivist-artist-filmmaker-photographer Dick Jewell’s fascination with our desire to increasingly capture 'the moment' or 'the impending moment' around us and share it with, most often, complete strangers bathing in the glow of a Facebook feed, is, in itself, fascinating. In what feels like a 21st …

There are 6 quintillion gallons of water hiding in the Earth's crust

Most of us think of the water cycle as something that occurs above ground: water falls from the sky, evaporates back into the atmosphere and then condenses into rain or snow once again.<p>But the water that's above ground is just a fraction of our planet's total water story.<p>Hidden in the Earth's crust …

A Wood and Glass Holiday House in Australia

Built from wood and glass, the Blairgowrie 2 is a pavilion-style, vacation home in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula in Australia from InForm Design. …

The most addictive podcasts to last you for months

Podcasting now feels like blogging did back in the dial-up days: immediate, fun, creatively thrilling. The perfect way to tell a story. Instead of holed up behind a laptop, typing away, now people want to record what they have to share. They’re easy to make – all you really need is a laptop, phone …

72andSunny Wins Seventh Generation, Breaks Scathing Ad About Carefree Millennials

Here's a fun send-up of live-for-the-moment advertising aimed at millennials.<p>72andSunny just picked up the ad account of Seventh Generation, the …