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Louis Vuitton’s best cult art collaborations

These days, collaborations between fashion brands and artists are common. This wasn’t always the case, though – when Louis Vuitton unveiled a street-smart graffiti collab with New York designer and artist Stephen Sprouse in 2001, it set the precedent for the new millennium. Although the house has …

Louis Vuitton

Man tries to smuggle 5,700,000 cigarettes into UK disguised as waffles

<b>A man is on the run after he tried to smuggle 5,700,000 cigarettes into the UK disguised as potato waffles.</b><p>Dicky Curtis, 57, was stopped by the …

Kenzo and H&M Throw a Pier Party, While Politics Rage On as Usual

In Las Vegas, and on television screens and computers across the country, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the final debate of the 2016 presidential election, but in New York, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon took center stage. Kenzo x H&M, the Swedish behemoth's latest collaboration in a …

12 Healthy Breakfasts To Get You Out Of Bed In The Morning

<i>*This post first appeared on Mindfulness Mama</i><p>Break the fast: That’s literally what breakfast does for you each and every morning. If you’re anything …

Breakfast

Trump, Propaganda, and the Loss of Media Authority

The G.O.P. nominee is spouting Orwellian double-speak, and the media can’t stop him.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>Fact-checkers worldwide gathered in Buenos Aires last week for their third annual conclave and guess what was a favorite topic? Yup, <b>Donald Trump</b>. U.S. …

12 YouTube Vloggers to Watch When You Have a Serious Case of Wanderlust

From getting a tattoo on vacation or planning a volunteer trip to the right way to bargain while traveling, a true wanderlust warrior knows tons of tricks of the trade. Heck, they probably have a pre-packed suitcase somewhere in their closet just in case they hear the words “spontaneous road trip.” …

Revered Chinese Monk covered in gold leaf to become a shrine

<i>Warning: some of the images in this piece are graphic.</i><p>A revered monk who died in 2012 has been given the ultimate post-death treatment; he has been covered in gold leaf and is to be used as a shrine.<p>Fu Hou spent most of his life in the Chongfu Temple on a hill in the city of Quanzhou, in …

Archaeology

The creepy, inescapable advertisements that could define virtual reality

When cookie giant Oreo wanted to promote its latest flavors, its marketing heads decided to spice up its traditional TV ads with something not just new, but otherworldly: a virtual-reality-style fly-through of a whimsical, violet-skied fantasyland, where cream filling flows like a river and cookie …

Virtual Reality

The Coffee vs. Tea Debate: Which Is Healthier for You?

For dedicated detoxers, coffee is one of the first things to go, often exchanged for a supposedly healthier stimulant, tea. So, when the government released a new set of dietary guidelines in January that included coffee for the first time, the eternal question of coffee vs. tea suddenly seemed up …

GIFs Reveal the Visually Satisfying Process of a Hand-Lettering Expert

Despite the evolution of typography, with the advent of technology and various software, UK-based graphic designer Seb Lester proves that the art of hand-lettering is not dead. The artist's experience and skill with simple tools like calligraphy pens and paper leave digital renderings unnecessary. …

Typography

BBQ Pork Skewers - The Washington Post

This popular Filipino dish is based on the pork that restaurateur Meshelle Armstrong’s aunts, Tita Viloi and Tita Jet, make. Armstrong’s husband, chef Cathal Armstrong, tweaked the recipe a bit further, making it less sweet and using braised pork belly instead of pork butt (shoulder).<p>You’ll need to …

27 Borderline Genius Ways To Eat Oreos

Think outside of the 36-count box.