Christie Gabriella

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13 Instagram Photos We're All Guilty Of Posting

It seems like not a day goes by that we don't see an Instagram photo of a group of girlfriends jumping in front of some famous landmark, or a screenshot of a hilarious text message conversation between friends. Instagram was basically made for clichéd photos, and we're all a little guilty.<p>We've …

10 Jaw-Dropping Photos From The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The entries for the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are in, and the photographs are as stunning as ever. The annual contest asks photographers from all around world to submit photos in four categories: Travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place, and spontaneous …

Henry Mancini - Moon River

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

Art

Isolation: Afghanistan - Photographs and text by Martin Middlebrook | LensCulture

While at art college, I studied to wildlife illustration. At that time, I was deeply inspired by the paintings of Canadian Robert Bateman—a naturalist, painter and one of the most influential environmental proponents of the 20th century. In many of Bateman’s expansive canvasses, the subject was …

Afghanistan

Here's why a trip to South Africa was the best vacation I've ever taken

Not only was Switzerland a great place to be an American expat, it was also a great home base for all the traveling my family did both in Europe and in other continents.<p>Out of all the amazing trips we took, there is one that really sticks out in my mind: our two-week trip to <b>South Africa</b>.<p>This is one …

Faye Dunaway: What I've Learned

Actress, 58, West Hollywood<p><b>I'm a bit high maintenance, but it gets your attention.</b> A little hot and cold never hurts.<p><b>I regret so much.</b> I've made mistakes. I've hurt people. I've done things I'm not proud of. But on the other hand, that way lies madness, you know?<p><b>The impulse toward perfection is</b> …

Washing Machines

Pamela Anderson: What I've Learned

Superblond, 47, Malibu, California<p><b>People say I'm the ultimate California girl,</b> which is funny, being that I'm Canadian.<p><b>Come on, people!</b> It's never what it seems.<p><b>My grandfather was a healer from Finland.</b> My real last name is Hyytianen. He changed it to Anderson when he came to Canada. All of his …

Swimwear

The best countries for women to live in

ALTHOUGH there is no place in the world where life as a woman is an undeniable dream of health, work equality, safety, and satisfaction, some …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1.</b> Crews have found the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane in the Java Sea after recovering debris and bodies last week.<p><b>2.</b> Brent crude dropped below $50 for the first time in six years.<p><b>3.</b> British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks in London, where …

Architizer

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

New York City Used To Be A Terrifying Place

The New York City of the 1970s, however, looked very different from the safe and gentrified metropolis we know today. The Bowery, now lined with luxury apartments, housed much of the city's illicit activities, while drug dealers and prostitutes worked openly from Park Slope to Times …

Photographer's Incredible 14-Year Quest to Document the World's Oldest Trees

For the past 14 years, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has journeyed to almost every continent in a quest to document some of the world's biggest, oldest, and rarest trees. Using the criteria of immense size, great age, and notable history to select her subjects, Moon tracks down …

Nature Photography

Faith-Based Romance ‘Old Fashioned’ Calls Out ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ In Bizarre New Trailer

Whether it’s from the religious right or e-Harmony singles, there’s a huge community out there who want to return to old-fashioned romance. Why bother “having sex with people you like” when you can pursue “sober courtships” with sexless pastors/sickly widows/adult virgins? To respond to the demand,</i> …

Two Brothers Recreate Their Childhood Photos For Parents' Wedding Anniversary

To celebrate their parents' wedding anniversary, brothers Matthew and James decided to take a trip down memory lane by choosing a handful of childhood photos and reenacting them as adults. The hilarious results, which they printed, framed, and presented to their parents, made for a heartfelt and …

Weddings

The U.S. Is Risking Stalemate by Expanding the Anti-ISIS Air War Into Syria

Tuesday’s bombing of Islamic militant targets inside Syria by U.S. and allied aircraft marks a sharp escalation of the conflict, with no guarantee of …

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Reimagined in Minimalist Graphics by Italian Illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli

I have an immense soft spot for artistic interpretations of literary classics, from Salvador Dalí’s art for <i>Don Quixote</i> to the finest illustrations from 150 years of <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> to the most creative takes on <i>The Hobbit</i>. Naturally, I was instantly taken with <b>Classics Reimagined: The Wonderful</b> …

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Star Pulses, a Hurricane Rages, and a Planet Sucks

Astronomers catch the blue light from a pulsar, a hurricane makes landfall, and an exoplanet sucks the life out of its star in the week's best space pictures.

People Posing As If They’ve Just Fallen In Hilarious Photo Series

“<i>Each shot ‘tells’ about worn out characters who, as if a sudden black-out of mind and body took over, let themselves crash with no attempt to save</i> …

Here Are The Italian Outfits We Wish Our Boyfriends Would Wear

Christmas came early this year, ladies. And by that we mean, it's Pitti Uomo.<p>For those of you not familiar, Pitti Uomo is a biannual trade show in Florence, Italy where retailers, buyers, and editors come together to view upcoming menswear collections -- long story short, it's four days of gorgeous …

The 11 Strangest Things People Ask From Flight Attendants

They've seen breast pumping and booger picking. They put up with travelers who perform yoga in the galley and change diapers on the tray table. Sometimes, people treat them like their own personal bartender.<p>It's a wonder our flight attendants don't hate us yet... especially when you consider all …

Eva Green’s Awesome Boobs Star In The Sin City 2 Trailer

Thus far, we’ve been pretty thorough in our coverage of Eva Green’s awesome boobs, which star in the upcoming <i>Sin City: A Dame To Kill For</i>, even going back for numerous follow ups, as necessary. How do Eva Green’s awesome boobs feel today? Do they swell or contract in certain weather? How does the …

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Photo Essay Documents the Best Day of a Young Woman with Down Syndrome’s Life

It started as a chance encounter on a train. Photographer Lindsay Morris was on her way back from a photo festival where she had been inspired by a …

Now You Know: Françoise Hardy Was the Original Street Style Star

<i>Welcome to Now You Know, Eric Wilson’s column that will help you become a fashion know-it-all in one quick read. Each week, he’ll take a look at an</i> …