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Samsung’s true Face ID rival won’t arrive until 2019

Apple’s huge lead over Samsung in mobile facial recognition won’t be threatened anytime this year.<p>Samsung is supposedly working on adding a 3D mapping facial recognition sensor to its next flagship smartphone, but according to a report from Asia, the supplier won’t have it ready until 2019.<p>Israeli …

Feral cats make Western Governor's list of invasive species

DENVER (AP) — Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and state governors released a list of the worst offenders …

The Nature Conservancy

Vera Wang Suits Up Eagles Cheerleaders for Super Bowl Showdown With Patriots

Having once competed as a junior elite figure skater, Vera Wang has dressed such athletes as Nancy Kerrigan and Michelle Kwan, and the designer will …

NFL

This model couldn’t find a bra she liked — so she invented one

Lingerie model Amber Tolliver has posed for underwear brands such as Aerie and Jockey, and once even had her scantily clad body plastered onto a …

Clothing

Deals of the Week

<i>Welcome to Deals of Note, where Gear Patrol captures all the best deals of the day. You can also follow all our deal posts in the Deals section.</i> …

Shopping

Kourtney Kardashian’s Latest Yeezy Look Has Major Kim Vibes

Kim Kardashian is known for her laidback athleisure style — and penchant for wearing Yeezy. And it appears that the reality star’s latest admirer is, …

The $11 Leggings Everyone Is Buying on Amazon Right Now

As we’ve mentioned before, combing through online customer reviews is one of our favorite fashion activities. Earlier this week, we shared the …

Alors on Danse! Checking Out the Latest From New York City Ballet

Fashion and the ballet have danced an elegant pas de deux for decades. In 1924, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel costumed <i>Le Train Bleu</i> for choreographer Bronislava Nijinska (sister of Nijinsky) for Diaghilev’s company, reflecting Darius Milhaud’s frisky score and Pablo Picasso’s modernist sets with her …

Dancing

Lily Aldridge's New Bangs, Hailey Baldwin's Pastel Pink Eyes and More Of The Best Beauty Moments This Week

Proving that a little goes a long way, these models and actresses define understated, natural beauty, as they proved this week on Instagram. Take it from model Romee Strijd and actress Yara Shahidi who make the case for tousled top knots and clean skin, while actress Zendaya plays with wild curls …

Allow Dakota Johnson to Be Your Valentine’s Day Inspiration

Love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is swiftly approaching—and though celebrating loved ones through a commercialized affair isn’t for everyone, one can’t deny the appeal of thematic dressing that it presents. Indeed, the holiday offers the perfect excuse to dust off wardrobe staples in either …

Dakota Johnson

Putin’s Tiger – Caught in the Act!

Wildlife<p>Last week Vladimir Putin released Kuzya, complete with electronic tracking device, but forgot to tell her she was to stay in Russia.<p>Shortly after she swam across the freezing Amur river into China where she stopped for supper at a Chinese chicken farm take-away. She left nothing but a few …

Red-crested cardinal - Kaena Point

A beautiful view of Mount Semeru in Indonesia. See more of this week's top submissions to the National Geographic Photo Contest: http://on.natgeo.com/1rfbfyK Photo by Hartono Hosea

A Better Than Snickers Milkshake for Halloween

Remember that <i>one</i> house in your town that gave out full-size Snickers bars to trick-or-treaters? This shake is that same sort of victory.<p>Remember the kids pointing you up that long driveway, showing off their chocolaty treasure? This is that sort of recipe, the kind of trick you'll want in your back …

For a real taste of fall, skip the pumpkin spice latte and fry some maple leaves instead

In France, autumn is the time for the chestnut harvest; in India, it’s Diwali, the festival of lights. Here in New York City, where Quartz’s office is located, it’s pumpkin spice everything. I decided I could do better this year by borrowing a seasonal specialty from Japan.<p>Deep-fried maple leaves …

New York City

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