Deirdre Bentley

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DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Why Four Justices Were Against the Supreme Court’s Huge Gay-Marriage Decision

Same-sex mar­riage is now a right in every state in the coun­try, fol­low­ing a his­tor­ic 5-4 de­cision from the Su­preme Court Fri­day. The four …

Law

Vintage Snaps of Celebrities On-Set

A behind-the-scenes look at Old Hollywood.<p>A behind-the-scenes look at the always stylish actresses of Old Hollywood. From Jean Harlow to Grace Kelly and in-between, these candid photographs prove that these style icons were truly glamorous both on and off the big screen.

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage Nationwide

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that it is legal for all Americans, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, to marry the people they love.<p>The decision is a historic victory for gay rights activists who have fought for years in the lower courts. Thirty-seven states and …

Can’t Top These Coats and Jackets

It’s only October, but <i>W</i>’s fashion market and accessories director is done with fall—and ready to shop the resort 2015 collections. Here are her ten favorite jackets and coats.

The Art of Ageless Dressing According to the French: From Ines de la Fressange to Isabelle Huppert

“When I grow up, I want to be a French woman.” This thought pops into my head as I stroll through Saint-Germain on a nondescript Tuesday morning, observing parisiennes “of a certain age” commencing their daily routines. Maybe it’s their inherent poise, or their laissez-faire attitude, but there is …

#theLIST: 10 Celebrities with a Signature Style

If isn't brokenwhy fix it? We're highlighting celebrities who prove that their good style comes down to consistency.<p>If isn't broken—why fix it? We're highlighting celebrities who prove that their good style comes down to consistency.

This Road Sign Is A Lot Less Helpful Than It Looks

We pass plenty of signs when we're driving -- some funny, some helpful. But we've found one sign in Arizona that is neither, and sure to confuse the heck out of you.<p>We don't even know what to do with this sign, and neither, it seems, do the other people passing it.<p>The sign is located on the road …

Another Ellen

For all those wondering if coming out still mattered, let me answer that with three simple words. It fucking matters. And Ellen Page coming out on …

Wedding Photo Found in 9/11 Rubble to Be Returned to Owner After 13 Years

A peeling and cracked wedding photo plucked from the World Trade Center debris in the heartbreaking days following 9/11 has finally found its …

Social Media

Columbia Student Carries Mattress in Protest of Alleged Rapist She Wants Expelled

A Columbia University senior says she feels like she has carried the weight of being raped since the first day of her sophomore year, when she was …

Columbia University

6 Year Old Transformer

Joan Rivers: A Life in Stylish Pictures

A Dear Jon (Voight) Letter About Gaza and the History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dear Jon Voight,<p>We write to you as admirers of your work for many years. We are also professors of modern Middle Eastern studies, specializing on the history and contemporary realities of Israel, Zionism and Palestine, and between the two of us, we have written and edited over half a dozen books on …

Memories of Mork: Robin Williams, RIP

Robin Williams, of course, didn’t belong to me alone. At the peak of <i>Mork & Mindy</i>’s success — when he made the cover of TIME his first season — over …

1914 and all that

Yesterday was a chance for people to remember relatives who died in the 1914-1918 conflict, often the only record of their existence being grainy old portraits from a grandmother’s mantelpiece and a gravestone in France. I have no idea what my grandfather did, although he was old enough to be …

Stairs

Couture, Couture! Street Style Fall 2014

The Haute Couture shows are in full swing in Paris and the dramatic "real world" looks are leaving us more than inspired. Our intrepid photographer, Diego Zuko, is on the front lines and bringing you the best street style looks from the City of Light.<p>The Haute Couture shows are in full swing in …

The Rise of the Fashion Sweatshirt

The humble sweatshirt has been reborn as a high fashion statement piece for both men and women, striking a chord with consumers and offering fashion …

Vampire Diaries Kat Graham Foster Grant Interview

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of its sunglasses, Foster Grant gathered a group of editors to chat with the new face of its campaign, Kat Graham. Here's what the singer-actress had to say about '90s style icons, if she'd ever pull a Pharrell and wear Uggs on the red carpet, and why Rihanna can …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

Friends Don't Let Friends Get Skinny Fat!

Page: 1Next »<p>“Won’t I get bulky by lifting weights?”<p>Raise your hand if you have had this discussion with a “skinny-fat” friend (usually a woman, as …

For US taxpayers, Guantanamo Bay was real estate deal of the century

As the debate flares anew over whether to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, supporters of the prison camp are pointing to an often forgotten factoid: Gitmo is one of the best real estate deals the U.S. taxpayers have ever seen.<p>Under a treaty signed more than a century ago, the United …