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An Open Letter to Beyoncé

Dear Beyoncé Squared (a.k.a. the intersection of Beyoncé the person and BEYONCE the self-titled visual album),<p>I am writing you this letter to express my immense gratitude for the inspiration you've both provided me with over the last couple months of my life: Inspiration that I did not necessarily …

Blond Hair

10 Long-Lasting Lipsticks That Really Stick

By Katie Becker, <i>W Magazine</i><p>These long-wearing beauties put the "stick" in lipstick.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>w lipstick<p><i>More from W:</i><p>Miley Cyrus on Dating, Sex and Aliens<p>J.Law Explains Infamous Oscars Fall<p>How to Take a Selfie Like a Supermodel (According to Karlie, Adriana, Alessandra, and Candice)<p>George Clooney …

Lips

Soap, Milk, Acrylic paint, Water and Guar Gum Make Up These Remarkable Liquid Sculptures

Using no more than a Sony SLR camera, a flash and a timing device, German photographer Markus Reugels created his delightful liquid sculptures. Using …

New in the Shop: Janne Parviainen's Lively Streaks of Light

Helsinki-based artistic photographer Janne Parviainen gives life to light through his incredible light paintings, which are all created entirely in-camera. Without the use of any digital manipulation, Parviainen manages to transform streaks of multicolored lights into three-dimensional, figurative …

Painting

Crowdfunding Pushes Sea Architect's Exploration Platform Over the Top, So It Can Get to the Bottom

That's the SeaOrbiter, a 200-foot tall floating platform for aquatic exploration, and construction on it is due to begin this spring. It is the …

Crowd Funding

Weekend news roundup: 14-16 December

Is Wikipedia in trouble? There's no way to know just yet, but Google has announced that it is in the process of creating a user-generated online …

How To Be Productive (Even In Your PJs)

Photographed by Claire Pepper.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to</i> …

An American Girl's New Year's Resolution: Be More French

Because it would be difficult to be less French at this point.<p>We're calling it: 2014 is the year we earn that <i>Je ne sais quoi</i>, that effortless cool-girl chic that is only possible with a French citizenship and an affinity for small fêtes and café au lait. We're taking notes from the French model and …

Street Style

4 Workouts You Haven't Tried Yet but Should

Nix your regular routine for one of these innovative workouts.<p><b>Sound-Centric Yoga</b><p>Sure, many yoga classes have an element of music, but the new trend in yoga is the concept of marrying music and meditation to learn how the two affect our brains in a strong yoga flow practice, like in Flow Play at …

Cameron Diaz: "Balance Will Give You the Body You Are Meant to Have"

Cameron Diaz has one of the best bodies in Hollywood. So when we heard that she was writing a book about nutrition, fitness, and caring for your …

Sarah Jessica Parker's New Shoe Line Looks Like It Could Belong To Carrie Bradshaw

It's always been a kind of secret dream of ours to be Carrie Bradshaw. Sure, she's a little self-centered and has that nasty habit of asking herself inane rhetorical questions. But she's got the <i>best</i> shoe collection.<p>Our twisted dream just got a little more attainable (ish) with the debut of Sarah …

The Sexy Butt Workout

This season, leather leggings are everything. And so is having the rear view to pull them off.<p>"Getting the right curves here can be tough, especially if you're doing the wrong—or same moves—over and over again," says Ben Hart, a Tier-3 personal trainer at Equinox and co-founder of Qinetic, an …

Simple Modern Jewelry by Malene Glintborg

I recently discovered the simple, modern jewelry of Denmark-based jewelry designer Malene Glintborg and I am in love with how she has been able to …

Jewelry

14 Calendars for 2014

According to the Chinese zodiac, the year of the wood horse promises opportunities and victories, adventures and even surprising romances—if you're willing to take chances like the free-spirited, spontaneous animal. Although the Standard Hotel's 2014 calendar has set the bar high in terms of …

Calendars

Rainbow Spectrums Mirrored Throughout Palacio de Cristal

Imagine the bright spectrum of colors you would bask in while walking through a cathedral full of rainbows. <i>To Breathe – A Mirror Woman</i> is Kimsooja's 2006 site-specific installation for the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid, Spain. To expand and unite the architectural structure of the space, Kimsooja …

Art

One day only: Music takes over NYC

On 21 December, New York’s urban cacophony of bleating car horns and wailing fire trucks will take a backseat to public bursts of music as part of Make Music Winter 2013.<p>On 21 December, New York’s urban cacophony of bleating car horns, screeching subway wheels and wailing fire trucks will take a …

Participation

The surprising benefits of nostalgia

In <i>Casablanca</i>, when Rick looks Ilsa straight in the eye and tells her, “We’ll always have Paris,” the idea of nostalgia was born in popular culture. …

National Geographic Travel

Storybook African Safari Wedding with Elephants

Redditor Corey Perkins, aka per1993, has just recently renewed his vows to the love of his life in a breathtaking African wedding. After having met his Zimbabwe-born wife of three years while attending Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania (each on an athletics scholarship), the two wed in the …

Weddings

Instant Holiday Chic With Products From the Drugstore

I was sitting next to a friend at a dinner party last weekend when the topic got onto beauty trends and somehow I ended up pulling out the few products I had in my evening bag and giving her a tableside makeover. Not exactly the classiest thing I've ever done -- blush and eyeshadow at the table …

Makeup

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

Barnes & Noble

Breathtaking Photos of Supercell Thunderstorms in the US

With the devastation wrought by hurricane Haiyan very recently in the Philippines, we have been bombarded by haunting pictures of the havoc that can …

Weather

10 Huge Factors That Affect Image Sharpness

It’s not stretching the truth much – if at all – to say that creative people are die-hard perfectionists when it comes to their work. It doesn’t …

Landscape Photography

The Sole Survivors Club: A New Documentary Explores the Burden of Being a Plane Crash ‘Miracle’

The chances that you not only are in a commercial plane crash, but also are the single person to survive are a virtual impossibility. Yet this is the …

Pinch/Unpinch As Much As You Need With This Interaction Lighting

<b>“As much as you need”</b> is an interaction lighting stand that controlled by touch gestures. People often use the index finger and thumb when they …

My List: Dolce and Gabbana in 24 hours

12 coffees a day, 57 blazers, 27 angels...The designers share their schedule.<p><b>7:00 A.M.</b> <b>Stefano Gabbana:</b> The first thing I do when I wake up is take a cup of tea, a cup of coffee, and vitamins, and then I look at my dogs. I have three dogs, Rosa, Totò, and Mimmo, all Labradors. <b>Domenico Dolce:</b> I also …

Hair Raisers: At-Home Treatments

Take the health of your hair up a notch with these natural recipes that promise to transform your tresses.<p><b>SUPERCHARGE COLOR</b> Regardless of shade, when it comes to your hair's hue, the goal is always the same—keep it bright and fresh like you just stepped out of the salon. "Apple cider vinegar …

Tate Britain's £45m alterations and the staircase that spans the centuries

Caruso St John, the architects behind Tate Britain's new look, say they like keeping one foot in the past – and flying close to vulgarity<p>See Caruso St John's reworking of Tate Britain, as well as some of their other designs<p>Adam Caruso is disappointed. Some mahogany furniture that his practice …

Hollywood in Kodachrome

The way we visualise the glamour of old Hollywood owes much to the vivid colour photographs captured on Kodachrome film in the 1940s. Hollywood in Kodachrome, a new book by photographic preservationist David Wills and designer Stephen Schmidt (It Books, £24.99) is a digitally restored portfolio of …