Elaine Shin

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Jack Ma: Being rich is a 'great pain'

It's not easy being a billionaire.<p>When it comes to being wealthy, Jack Ma sides with the Notorious B.I.G.: more money does cause more problems.<p>Ma, the founder of Alibaba (BABA) and the richest man in China, called his celebrity and wealth status a "great pain" in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, …

Jennifer Lawrence Wears a Gown Like a Boss. For This and Other Sartorial Reasons, She Is Our Glamour Style Icon of the Week | Glamour

She's accomplished beyond her 23 years (did you know that she's the youngest person to be nominated for two Best Actress Oscars <i>ever</i> ?) and she's been killing it in the fashion department as of late in anticipation for the upcoming debut of <i>Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i>. The critics love her acting …

Everyone's Obsessed With Sasha Obama's Adorable Unicorn Sweater, the Duck Dynasty Fashion Line is Coming, and More News to Know

Pinterest<p><b>Style icon in the making?</b> She may be only 12, but Sasha Obama is already a style influencer! The littlest Obama was spotted out and about at the Oregon State-University of Maryland basketball game over the weekend in a cute $18 unicorn sweater from online retailer ASOS—and it's already …

Our Picks: Banana Republic L'Wren Scott

L'Wren Scott is widening her appeal for the holidays this season<p>L'Wren Scott is widening her appeal for the holidays this season. The designer partnered with Banana Republic on 50 pieces, complete with looks for the home and party circuit—with prices topping off at $198. See BAZAAR's top 5 picks, …

Jennifer Lawrence's Ana Khouri Ear Cuff: Check It Out, Plus Shop 12 Others That Look Like It

Now that Jennifer Lawrence (our current <i>Glamour Icon of the Week</i>) and I are twinsies in the hair department, I've been paying especially close attention to the way she styles her coif and accessorizes around it. As Beth over in beauty mentioned, she went with some seriously hot makeup and one …

Mumford & Sons: ‘No Activity for the Foreseeable Future’

Mumford & Sons played their last tour date supporting <i>Babel</i> last night in Bonner Springs, Kansas, ending a dramatic year that has included several …

Revealed: the violent, thuggish world of the young JS Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach is arguably the greatest of all composers, with the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B Minor among the most sublime masterpieces in classical music. But biographers over the past half century have "sanitised" his life, in the belief that only a saintly man could have written …

Space-Saving Suspended Bed in a Modern London Apartment

Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design …

Christina Stephens Made A Prosthetic Leg Out Of Legos

And it worked for a step or two. Some of us may only remember Legos as a childhood staple or one of the first presents we give kids when they're old …

Pencil Carving Sculptures by cerkahegyzo

Tiny Pencil Carving Sculptures.<p>The deviantART user with the pseudonym cerkahegyzo is a Hungarian artist who creates amazing carved miniature …

Art

Modern Double Helix Bookcase Inspired by DNA Structures

Designed by Italian company Cattelan Italia, <i>DNA bookcase</i> is a unique and stylish way to display your intrinsic love of reading. Crafted out of steel, this nearly 6-foot-tall tower features two platforms that slowly rotate around a central column that is 13 shelves high. The carefully plotted design …

New Photography Technique Reflects Themes of Anxiety

<i>Gellage</i> is a series by Czech photographer Michal Macku named after an intricate technique he developed. The term “gellage”–essentially a portmanteau of “collage” and “gelatin”–refers to a process that involves “the transfer of exposed and fixed photographic emulsion onto paper.” Macku's …

Graphics and Illustrations by Cruschiform

Vector Illustrations.<p>A couple of commissioned illustrations and personal artworks created by Cruschiform, a Paris-based creative studio founded in …

Enormous Wet Clay Animal Sculptures by Shay Church

Ceramic artist Shay Church, who's also assistant professor of art and head of the ceramic area at Virginia Commonwealth University, has created a gripping set of enormous wet clay animal sculptures that he refers to as <i>Migrations Interrupted</i>. “This puts a forceful, crude human twist on an elegant …

The Most Morbid Photo Series You’ll See Today

Ready for the most morbid question you'll be asked today? If you were to die tomorrow, what photo would you choose to be displayed at your funeral? Photographer Frieke Janssens is behind <i>Your Last Shot</i>, a set that takes that thought-provoking question and turns it into an intriguing series.<p>“In …

21 Powerful Quotes That Capture The Magic Of Music

"Music is a world within itself, it's a language we all understand." These gorgeous images of legendary musicians and their words of wisdom will heal your soul today.

Archives

College Enrollment Plummeted in 2012, but for Very Good Reasons

The economy is getting better.<p>The number of college students fell for the first time in six years, according to new Census figures released this week. The half-a-million-student drop is "a huge decline," Census Bureau statistician Julie Siebens told me. This sounds like bad news. And while you …

The one thing that hasn’t leaked about the next iPhone is the only thing that matters

On Sept. 10, Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone and a (rumored, but essentially confirmed) “cheap” iPhone 5C. The price of the forthcoming “iPhone 5C” will determine its success in both the US and China, and will tell us a great deal about which market Apple is prioritizing, says mobile …

Emerging Markets

You can now replace your PC with a smartphone. But will you?

Sales of PCs continue to decline, and that’s forcing PC makers to get creative. The latest example is an attempt by Acer, currently the number four maker of PCs in the world by market share, to replace the PC forever—with the smartphone.<p>Meet the Acer Extend prototype, which was unveiled this week …

JPMorgan To Stop Making Student Loans

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co will stop making student loans in October, according to a document reviewed by Reuters on Thursday, after the biggest U.S. bank concluded that competition from federal government programs limits its ability to expand the business.<p>The company will …

Overdrive: How America's Amazing Car Recovery Explains the U.S. Economy

What does it mean that one of the country's most iconic and fast-growing industries doesn't need American workers to work?<p>REUTERS<p>There was a time, not so long ago, when cars supposedly personified the American character. Our aggression, our style, our rugged independence. In the last 30 years, the …

Europe is moving to destroy €430 billion in money market funds beloved by banks and CFOs

“No financial market, no financial product, no financial player will escape efficient rules and oversight.” With that, European commissioner Michel Barnier (pictured above) recently unveiled a set of new rules to regulate the so-called shadow banking sector.<p>This amorphous corner of the financial …

Why Is Starbucks So Expensive in China?

And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China<p>In fairness, per capita income is a crude way to measure the buying power of Starbucks' actual customer base: The majority of its stores are located in China's large, coastal cities, where most people earn a lot …

WSJ: China Mobile to carry the less-expensive iPhone 5C

The less-expensive iPhone, dubbed ‘iPhone 5C’ unofficially for now, will be coming to China Mobile, according to WSJ. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook was in China last month to speak with China Mobile’s executives about the deal. We had heard whispers and rumors from analysts and other spectators about the …

Articles about top 5 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Kevin Day’s Beautiful Dead Tree

Photographer Kevin Day felt incredibly inspired one day, when he discovered a lone, dead tree in the park. For years, the photographer returned to the spot the tree stood in to capture its alluring image against the natural landscape. Despite taking countless shots of the tree, he has managed to …

Beautiful Houses: Dublin Street

This week we will show you beautiful Dublin Street in Queenstown, New Zealand, a project by Kerr Ritchie. This project is very elegant, from shapes …