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How to Date a Victoria's Secret Angel

Meet Victoria's Secret model Taylor Hill's handsome beau, Michael Stephen Shank, who is both an actor and a talent agent. We think he's just good looking. See what happens when two good looking people Instagram their relationship, here.

Why Versace Won't Show At Couture

VERSACE's CEO, Jonathan Akeroyd, has outlined the reasons why Versace won't be showing its Atelier Versace spring/summer 2017 collection at Couture …

Haute Couture

Intel may have totally sunk Microsoft's latest plan to conquer smartphones

But Microsoft has been urging calm, dropping lots of hints that the long-rumored Surface Phone, said to be due in 2017, will change everything. Microsoft has even said that it could put Apple and the iPhone on the defensive.<p>It's a nice idea.<p>But Intel, one of Microsoft's oldest and best partners, is …

Google Play

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …

In the Mood for...The Future

The year 2001 has come and gone, and Stanley Kubrick's apocalyptic vision of space travel has yet to surface. But HAL 9000 need not to be a reality to be a style icon; fashion has already started to turn futuristic with slick hair, laser-cut and 3-D printed designs, and improbably high heels. Get …

High Heels

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology

The 11 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Rihanna Meets Her Red Carpet Doppelgänger, and More

Brooklyn was in the grip of Rihanna fever this past week, what with the superstar’s <i>Anti</i> tour performances at the Barclays Center. RiRi herself seemed particularly pumped to invite her fans backstage, one of whom was dressed as her red carpet doppelgänger (remember her Disney princess moment last …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Belfast, Northern Ireland

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights then seek the nearby local delectable bites.<p>Belfast’s shipbuilders, ropemakers, linen weavers, and shopkeepers helped this bustling port city thrive in the 18th and 19th centuries, but today it’s …

Clarendon Cocktail Cellar

An underground cocktail bar with drinks themed around famous works of art.<p>Tucked away in a residential dead zone near Victoria station, this …

Ahhh -- Spring: 8 Recipes To Welcome The Season

It's about time: extended daylight, bike rides and a new crop of fresh produce. What better way to welcome the warmer weather than with some fresh seasonal recipes.<p><b>1. Baby Spinach with Fresh Berries, Pecans & Goat Cheese in Raspberry Vinaigrette</b><p>Fresh berries make an elegant addition to this salad …

Ice Cream

15 Quick Pickle Recipes To Get You Out of, Um, a Problem

Who you callin' tart?<p><b>Last-minute pickle cravings are real</b>, and to be caught with a pickle-less fridge is a fate worse than, well, not having eggs? For those times, we have these 15 funky-fresh recipes, ready in 30 minutes or fewer.

A Look Back: Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane on the Red Carpet

Since joining Saint Laurent in 2012, Hedi Slimane did much more than just revitalize the label's runway collections. He also brought a certain rock-and-roll edge to the red carpet, dressing stars like Emma Stone, Cara Delevingne (with whom he has had a lasting partnership), Dakota Johnson, Julianne …

Hedi Slimane

Five Foods That Used To Be Bad For You …But Now Aren’t

Nutritional guidelines and recommendations are constantly changing in the light of new research. It can be difficult to keep up with which foods are …

Nutrition

Rihanna's Work: Chris Hemsworth reads lyrics to hit song

“Work, work, work, work, work.” Rihanna‘s hit song “Work” is poetry, especially when it pours out of Chris Hemsworth‘s booming baritone voice.<p>During …

Helen Mirren, 70, Goes Full Rocker on Film Set, Complete with Grateful Dead Tee – and Still Looks Fabulous

Is there anything Helen Mirren doesn’t look great in?<p>The Oscar-winning <i>Eye in the Sky</i> star, 70, stepped out Friday in full, fabulous rocker chic – …

Apple's new short film starring autistic teen shows how tech transforms lives

Dillan Barmache can’t speak, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have anything to say.<p>In fact, Dillan has complex and powerful thoughts, and thanks to …

Autism

Apple shares new video ‘Dillan’s Voice’ highlighting technology’s effect on those with special needs

Apple early this morning shared a new pair of videos on its YouTube channel highlighting the effect that technology has on those with special needs. As this month is Autism Acceptance Month, the video, called “Dillan’s Voice,” features a teenager named Dillan and shows how he uses Apple products to …

BlackBerry Priv to get Marshmallow update in May

Yesterday, BlackBerry announced its quarterly performance earnings which may have surprised some. Despite the positive potential powering the Priv, it ultimately appears the device failed to ignite consumers. Be it the high price, the aggressive competition, or the questionable long-term prospects …

Android News

12 entrepreneurs who are changing the world

Their initiatives range in size and scope, but they all share the common goal of aiding and advancing underserved groups around the world.<p>From a waste management and design startup in India to a leading fair trade chocolate company, here's a look at the 11 social good enterprises — and their 12 …

World Economy

5 Ways to Get to Know your Audience Using Google Analytics

Using Google Analytics is one of the best ways to get to know your digital audience. Here's how to utilize it best.<p>I'm often asked by entrepreneurs and executives alike what's the best way for them to better understand their digital following. Google Analytics, Google's freemium tool, is a pretty …

Analytics

The global circulation of African food

Cosmopolitan gourmets are always looking for the next new trend, supported in their quest by insatiable media, marketers, and entrepreneurs. Relatively unexplored culinary traditions around the world are drawing their attention: we can mention West Indian, Peruvian, and Brazilian cuisines among …

West Africa

10 awesome moments to watch out for in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

In case you hadn’t realised (and I’m guessing you most definitely have), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a very divisive movie. Weloved it, but …

7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Self-improvement

10 best podcasts by women you probably haven't heard — and need to now

Like other forms of media, the podcast industry is largely dominated by white, male voices. Take a quick look at the top 10 podcasts in iTunes, and …

This Golden Globes Party May Have Had Better Fashion Than The Show Itself

It's here!<p>Awards season is in full swing, which means lots of parties, and <i>lots</i> of red carpet looks. W Magazine held its annual Golden Globes bash Thursday ahead of Sunday night's broadcast and brought out a big cast of characters, including "Carol" stars Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett and even …

Golden Globes

The InStyle Awards Had No Shortage Of Great Style, Natch

The first-ever InStyle Awards were hosted in Los Angeles Monday night, and a slew of stylish actresses, models and fashion folk stepped out for the occasion.<p>The star-studded event, which honored Gwyneth Paltrow as Style Icon and Zoe Kravitz as Best Dressed Breakthrough, among others, featured a <i>lot</i> …

Kim Kardashian

World Leaders Rock Elegant Man Buns

Committing to a fashion trend can be a tricky thing. It seemed the instant you convinced your mom to buy you a pair of Steve Madden platform sneakers, the world moved on to Skechers.<p>Fortunately, one of today's biggest trends can be snipped off in a moment's notice or even summoned up with a little …

Hairstyling

Emilia Clarke Is Not A Very Good ‘Mother Of Dragons’

Emilia Clarke: Not only is she the sexiest woman alive, the <i>Game of Thrones</i> star is also the Mother of Dragons, and not a very good one. Don’t expect any Best Mom Ever mugs from Drogon on Mother’s Day. Clarke chains Viserion and Rhaegal in dungeons, and now she’s ignoring her children for a meal at …

TV Series

Totalitarian travels – by the man who's been to every country in the world

A young ‘hobby traveller’ describes trips through the secretive lands of North Korea, Eritrea and Turkmenistan – and offers tips for navigating hermetic borders<p>North Korea “is screwed up in every aspect”, says Gunnar Garfors who, aged just 37, became the youngest “hobby traveller” to visit every …

North Korea

The Rice You Need to Know About

Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully, the British chefs behind Nopi in London and its upcoming cookbook, think these ingredients are seriously underrated.<p>Cured eggs yolks? On it. Crispy skins? Also on it. It helps to listen to friends and chefs when they wave their arms and say that a certain …

Food Preservation