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Beyoncé knew Coachella’s white audience wouldn’t understand her set. That’s why she did it.

Tina Knowles-Lawson: Beyoncé wants to do “what’s best for the world and not what is most popular.”<p>As Beyoncé herself reminded the crowd during her historic Coachella performance last Saturday, she is the first black woman to headline the music festival. (“Ain’t that about a bitch?” she added, with …

Black Culture

HSBC to pay $100 million to end Libor rigging lawsuit in U.S. | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) has agreed to pay $100 million to end private U.S. litigation accusing it of conspiring to manipulate the Libor benchmark interest rate, becoming the fourth major bank to settle.<p>FILE PHOTO - The HSBC bank logo is seen at their offices in the Canary …

Investing

Russian alleged hacker arrested in Prague over cyber-attacks in US

Czech police acted on Interpol warrant with cooperation from FBI Moscow demands suspect be handed over to Russia<p>Czech police have arrested a Russian hacker suspected of cyber-attacks in the United States, officials said on Wednesday.<p>Police said an international warrant for the man, who was not …

Cyber-attacks

The art of the lie: The art forgery guide to Donald Trump’s tall tales

Donald Trump’s method for constructing his biggest whoppers has a lot in common with fine art fakes<p>There’s a whole lot of lying going on in Trumpland. Old Man Trump has a shaky grasp on reality: from outright denials of something easily provable (like his claim that he didn’t tweet that global …

Donald Trump

Marine archaeologists discover rare artefacts at 1503 shipwreck site

British-led team off coast of Oman find the Esmeralda, the earliest wreck ever found from the European ‘Age of Discovery’<p>A British-led archaeological expedition has uncovered the 500-year-old wreck site of what it claims is the earliest ship ever found from Europe’s “Age of Discovery”, a Portuguese …

Archaeology

How Wes Anderson Can Help You Decorate

Identifying the most stunning palettes from the director's many visually-stimulating films.<p>Our new favorite Tumblr combines two of our most-loved subjects: Wes Anderson movies and color palettes. The creative sites breaks down hyper-appealing visuals from Anderson's films into easy-to-replicate …

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World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

Mad Men Style: The Best of the 1960s from House Beautiful

A look back at the designs of the '60s and why we still love watching them on TV.<p>While Betty Draper was busy being a house wife in her Ossining, NY, home, <i>House Beautiful</i> was featuring cutting-edge home designs to make any 1960s woman swoon. Here, we take a look back at past designs and remind …

A Look at the Set of The Great Gatsby with Production and Costume Designer Catherine Martin

F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel gets a dazzling 21st-century update when it hits theaters May 10, 2013. We talked to Martin — the film's production and costume designer, and the wife of its director, Baz Luhrmann — about her creative process, designing sets for 3D, and capturing the feel of …

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week: An Amazing Boat Dock, A One-Day Makeover, and More

From an amazing boat dock to a one-day room makeover, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Desire to Inspire looks at a boat dock in Texas with an amazing and unique design.<p>POPSUGAR Home picks stylish outdoor lanterns.<p>Centsational Girl shares an outdoor …

ELLE DECOR

Deerhunter Roll Out Mellow 'Monomania' Tunes in Atlanta

The band plays a hometown gig opening for the Breeders on singer Bradford Cox's birthday<p>"I wouldn't be playing music if it wasn't for this tape," …

Dissected: Camper Van Beethoven (with David Lowery)

<i>Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in the abstract.</i> …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

colors and lights

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …