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Kenya: Why US President Obama's half brother says he will vote for Donald Trump

Barack's half-brother Malik Obama explains why he is changing party loyalties ahead of US elections.<p>United States President Barack Obama's …

Artist Paints NEW Stunning Seaside Murals While Balancing On A Paddleboard

You might remember a post we did last year about Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula), the awesome paddleboard artist who paints amazing murals on abandoned …

Lighter Capital takes a different approach to startup financing

The new world of startup finance is very strange. Private equity is increasingly dipping down to finance startups. Meanwhile, venture capital funds are being forced to use every financial tool imaginable to stay involved in the growing pool of late-stage startups. PWC’s most recent MoneyTree report …

Venture Capital

Calvin Klein Model Pens Rare and Honest Open Letter to Fashion Industry

Ebonee Davis believes it's up to the fashion industry — which "sets the tone for society, dictating what is beautiful and acceptable" — to fix the systemic racism plaguing America.<p>Last week, I received an email from my agent at MC2 Model Management. The contents: a photo of myself — nostrils wide, …

The US government says if you make less than $20 an hour, a robot is probably going to take your job

They promised us jetpacks. But if they arrive in the future, many of us may not be able to afford them.<p>Jason Furman of the US Council of Economic Advisors gave a speech last week (pdf, p. 5) highlighting the potential for automation to displace today’s jobs, even as it creates new ones. No one …

The Future

16 Style Lessons from the Best- and Worst-Dressed Men of the Week

Bradley Cooper, Jude Law, and Prince William all score top marks.<p>Featuring the most fashionable men of Wimbledon, a lesson in off-duty dressing, and more.

Men's Fashion

8 Easy Ways to Add Color

Is your room feeling a little bland? Don’t worry, all you may need is a little pop of color. Here are 8 easy ways to do it. Paint Paint is probably …

Home Decorating

Beyoncé & Jay Z Stan For Serena Williams At Wimbledon, Celebs React To Her Epic Win!

When queens recognize queens, they make time to clap for one another and stan out. <b>Beyoncé</b> made a stop at Wimbledon before heading out to Dublin …

Tennis

From Rihanna to Chrissy Teigen, the Best Dressed Celebs of the Week

From Rihanna to Chrissy Teigen, we’ve seen quite the collection of stunning celebrity looks over the past seven days. And as we update our shopping …

Women's Fashion

A bit of blue: thousands get naked in Hull for Spencer Tunick art installation

Thousands of people have stripped and been painted blue as they starred in a huge installation to celebrate Hull's relationship with the sea.<p>Hull City Council said 3,200 people took part in the event - the largest of its kind ever to be staged in the UK by New York-based artist Spencer …

Democrats Add $15 Minimum Wage to Platform

ORLANDO, Fla. — Democrats voted to add a $15 minimum wage into the party’s platform Friday night, taking a major step sought by Bernie Sanders and labor unions.<p>“Democrats believe that the current minimum wage is a starvation wage and must be increased to a living wage,” the new plank reads. “We …

Middle-class

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This Tacky ‘90s Shoe Trend Is Really Growing on Us

Margot Robbie makes it official: Plastic shoes—whether Lucite-heeled or PVC-strapped—are making a comeback. Admittedly, they haven’t been totally gone since the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, when club kids and pole dancers wore them. But when they came back a few years ago, the trend was all about …

Ciara Marries Russell Wilson In Cavalli Couture White Silk Tulle Chantilly Lace Applique Bridal Gown - Fashion Bomb Daily Style Magazine: Celebrity Fashion, Fashion News, What To Wear, Runway Show Reviews

#MeetTheWilsons ! Congratulations are in order for <b>Ciara</b> and <b>Russell Wilson</b>. The gorgeous pair tied the knot in an intimate fairytale wedding ceremony …

“Like Twins”—How Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac Did Sister Style the French Way

Bella and Gigi, Kendall and Kylie. Sister style is having a moment. What the style legacy of these dynamic duos will be (maybe body-con or airport-casual?) is yet to be determined, but they’ll be hard-pressed to outdo that of Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac, exemplars of swish 1960s …

Noah's Ark theme park opens in Kentucky with life-size model

<b>A theme park in the US state of Kentucky has unveiled a 510-foot-long (155 metre-long) wooden model of Noah's Ark.</b><p>The ark was built by Christians who said they believe the biblical story was a historical event.<p>Critics have said the attraction should not have received tax incentives as it …

Amusement Parks

The Star Trek Franchise Finally Takes a Step Forward on LGBT Representation

When it premiered on NBC in 1966, <i>Star Trek</i> was revolutionary in its diversity. Featuring a Japanese-American helmsman (George Takei) and a female …

Alton Sterling, Philando Castile: Taraji P. Henson decries police shooting deaths

Following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Taraji P. Henson sounded off on police brutality — both men were shot and killed by …

Apple is in early talks to acquire Tidal

Apple is in early talks to acquire Tidal, which would bring two of streaming’s big rivals under one roof, according to a new report from the <i>Wall</i> …

Leaked iPhone 7 Chassis Photo Shows Headphone Jack Replaced

One of the hottest topics in regards to the upcoming iPhone 7 is the headphone jack. Some leaks have suggested that the iPhone 7 will ship without the headphone jack, but sources with Japanese Apple news blog Mac Otakara suggested that change will not happen until a later iPhone model. Personally, …

Mobile Technology

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 3 hours ago<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- aka DMC …

2 Chainz Takes Gucci Menswear From Runway to Real Life

A look at Alessandro Michele’s whimsical menswear creations for Gucci might lead you to believe that the designer’s male followers are akin to the baby-faced boys he sends down his runway, but the truth is turning out to be a lot more interesting. Gucci fans have always been an eclectic bunch, with …

The New Landscape Declaration: Visions For The Next 50 Years

<i>India's water crisis / National Geographic</i><p>Over the next 50 years, landscape architects must coordinate their actions globally to fight climate change, help communities adapt to a changing world, bring artful and sustainable parks and open spaces to every community rich or poor, preserve cultural …

This Is the Most Amazing Pair of White Jeans We've Ever Seen

A bold all-white look can feel hard to master, even in summer. For tricky trends like these, we look to our favorite style stars for encouragement …

Rihanna Parties ‘Til the Early A.M. in a Pretty Pastel Pink Dress

Rosie Assoulin isn’t a designer necessarily associated with making club-hopping frocks, but when it’s Rihanna who’s wearing a piece, anything …

Sen. Warren says Apple, Google and Amazon have too much power

The prominent senator from Massachusetts believes "competition is dying" in America, and anti-competitive mergers are responsible.<p>There have been several high-profile acquisitions in the tech industry over the past few years: Google bought the phone maker Motorola in 2012, then the home-automation …

Wall Street

Beyonce BET Awards: Tina Knowles explains daughter's early exit

Beyoncé stormed Sunday’s BET Awards with an electrifying surprise performance of “Freedom” at the top of the show. But just like that, she was gone, …