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The Best Dressed Guests at Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding

A tip of the hat to all the well-appointed attendees.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding is here, and the style is very, very British. The nuptials at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor welcomed morning dress, military uniforms, and lounge suits. So British, so formal, and so very entertaining. …

Royal Weddings

Little Robots

Robots

Want to Be Successful on Instagram? Here Are 13 Mistakes to Avoid

Like it or not, Instagram has become a legitimate tool for photographers, and incorporating it into your business toolkit can get your work in front …

Creative Commons

A Mad Men Era Guide to Bar Hopping in New York City

© Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives<p><i>M</i>ad Men may have departed our screens a few years ago now, but it remains beloved in the hearts of those who love …

Mad Men

Why I Don’t Acknowledge My Relationships on Social Media

<i>Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern relationships. (Want to</i> …

Relationships

iPad Art by Ra! - Blog - Kratos: Spartan Rage Variant

I love that it’s so easy to create copies and alternate versions of my iPad Art. One of my students gave me the idea to revisit my Kratos painting …

IPad Pro

Donald Glover and the state of 'black genius'

Donald Glover, under his hip-hop pseudonym Childish Gambino, recently released a provocative music video for his single, “This Is America.”<p>The video, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Captain America’s PSA from SPIDER-MAN Is the Internet’s Best New Meme

The PSAs from “war criminal” Captain America were among the best gags in <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming.</i> The outlaw Avenger appeared via a series of hilarious …

Comics

Cut Deadpool 2 Post-Credits Scene Might Have Crossed The Line

As is standard with modern comic book movies, <i>Deadpool 2</i> includes a bonus scene during the credits as a special treat for fans. According to the writers of the film, though, it's not the scene originally shot for the end of the movie. However, the initial plan just didn't sit well with audiences …

Comics

Angie Martinez Sits Down With J. Cole For An Intimate Conversation

Since 2014 and the release of his project <i>"2014 Forest Hills Drive",</i> <b>J. Cole</b> has kept out of the public eye, keeping a low profile and only really …

Rap & Hip-Hop

iPad Art by Ra!

iPad

The Honest Trailer for Black Panther Is Here, and Now I Have That Toto Song Stuck in My Head

We knew it was coming, and we’re so happy it did. Honest Trailers finally tackled one of our favorite movies of the year: <i>Black Panther</i>.This is one of …

Black Panther

Wander or Bust: Barcelona, Spain

<i>Wander or Bust is an Elite Daily travel series that follows young women all over the globe to record their journeys as they experience the thrill of</i> …

European Travel

London Travel: Which Oyster Card is Best for Visitors?

With so much to see and do in every corner of the city, transport is an essential part of your London adventure. One of the easiest and cheapest ways …

England

Best practice advice for capturing human anatomy

Drawing the human body without some knowledge of anatomy is like playing a board game without the rule book and some key pieces missing: It’s …

Digital Art

Fujifilm Intros First Square-Format Instax Analog Instant Camera: the Instax Square SQ6

With instant film being one of its biggest photography markets, Fujifilm has squared off with a new model. Fujifilm just announced its first …

Cameras

Everytime Kratos Says Boy - God of War

YouTube

The Trailer for Spike Lee and Jordan Peele's 'BlacKkKlansman' Is Incredible

Their movie about a black cop infiltrating the KKK hits theaters this summer.<p>On Monday, Focus Features dropped the first trailer for Spike Lee's upcoming 70s KKK movie, <i>BlacKkKlansman</i>, produced by Jordan Peele—and it looks just as brilliant as you'd expect a Lee and Peele team-up to be.<p>The upcoming …

Jordan Peele

Fortnite Replay Recreates Childish Gambino's 'This Is America'

<i>Fortnite’s</i> replay system has now led to the recreation of Childish Gambino’s music video for his new “This Is America” song.<p>The content creator …

Music Videos

What it’s really like to live, and love, as a young artist in New York

New York has and always will be the most romanticised city in the world for young artists, the place where Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Robert Mapplethorpe all found their fame. Their stories of stardom are so fabled, they are inextricable from our understanding of contemporary art. But …

Social Media

Kendrick Lamar Just Rewrote the Rules for Greatness, and Every Entrepreneur Needs to Learn Them

Thought you were keeping it real and taking risks before? Nope. Meet the new boss.<p>Hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar rocked the world of high culture to its foundations when he won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album <i>DAMN.</i>, becoming the first non-classical, non-jazz artist to win the award.<p>We …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'Avengers: Infinity War' Tops $500M Domestic, $1.44B Worldwide

Walt Disney’s <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> earned another $15.9 million on Friday, falling 49% from last Friday but crossing the $500m mark in just 15 days. That’s five days slower than <i>The Force Awakens</i> but one day faster than <i>The Last Jedi</i>. At a glance, we’re looking at a $60m (-48%) third weekend and …

Marvel Universe

The Smithsonian Has Acquired A Portrait of Henrietta Lacks

The Smithsonian announced that it had acquired a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black woman whose cells—the famous HeLa cells—were used to conduct …

Black History

Lingering Technique in Street Photography

If you see an interesting scene in street photography, and you think you might be able to make a good photograph, linger longer than you think you …

Street Photography

The rise of Donald Glover: how he captured America

Try, if you can, to watch This Is America, the new music video from Childish Gambino, while keeping your eyes off the man in the camera’s gaze. It’s not easy. You may have to watch it twice, maybe three times, probably more. In the clip, Childish Gambino is a dancing, running, alternately homicidal …

Entertainment

‘God of War’ combat guide: How to crush enemies with Kratos

The new-and-improved <i>God of War</i> makes significant changes to the combat of the long-running franchise. Trading protagonist Kratos’ Blades of Chaos for …

'God of War' has an incredible story. Here are some tips to help you fully enjoy it.

<i>God of War</i> sure has grown up.<p>The days of gratuitous sex and violence are over. Kratos is older and wiser, and he's got a second shot at being a …

Barlog: God of War's 'single shot' camera trick was a tough sell for devs

"40 percent of the team came to me after the game was done, and they played it, and they finally...said, 'oh I get it now'," God of War lead Cory …

Game Development

‘God of War’ gets myth right with the liberties it takes

The God of War games have always been a great fit between form and content. Mythical Greece was violent, marked by murderous rage, monsters, and …

Metal Gear

‘God of War’ Nornir treasure chests collectibles guide

There are many treasures to discover in the realms of Norse mythology through which players venture in <i>God of War</i>. Not all of them are special, …