Katrina Elmasri

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A history of pop music as a military weapon

This week, North and South Korea exchanged fire, a culmination of simmering tensions that have existed for decades and North Korea’s recent landmine attacks that killed two South Korean soldiers. But it wasn’t just bullets that flew over the border, it was bangers too. The South Korean army brought …

Well, This Is Just Awful: 'Renting' Disabled People to Skip Lines at Disney World

No, it's not a "Modern Seinfeld" episode.<p>Reuters<p>The lines at Disney World are awful, we can all agree, but the lengths to which some people will go to bypass them are worse. Wealthy Manhattan parents are reportedly using a service that typically assists disabled children around the theme park to …

Walmart opts out of Bangladesh factory deal

Walmart will not join a growing group of European retailers in a deal to improve factory safety in Bangladesh because it does not want to agree to …

News: Watch the Chanel Film Starring Keira Knightley; James Franco Mimes Same-Sex Marriage

Photo: Courtesy of Chanel<p>Chanel just released <i>Once Upon a Time...</i> a charming black and white short film shot by Karl Lagerfeld starring Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel. {Fashionista}<p>James Franco acts out a same-sex marriage in "Spring Break Anthem," the latest music video by hip-hop parody group The …

Same-sex Marriage

29 Ways to Channel Your Inner Prep

Add a little prep to your step, from plaid to polka dots<p>Recall your prep school days and pair clean lines with chic patterns for a classic, Hamptons-ready look.

Clothing

Ottavio Missoni, founder of the Italian fashion house, dies

Ottavio Missoni, the founding member of the Missoni fashion dynasty, has died aged 92. He set up the Italian fashion house in 1953 and quickly …

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Joslyn B.<p>Pair statement skirts with a simple white tee and bright red lip.<p><b>Name:</b> Gina<p><b>Top:</b> Topshop (shop similar: T by Alexander Wang or J.Crew)<p><b>Skirt:</b> Vintage (shop similar: Etro)<p><b>Boots:</b> Topshop (shop similar: Topshop or Acne)<p><b>Bag:</b> Whistles (shop similar: Reed Krakoff)<p><b>Beauty Tip:</b> I always wear …

New York Style

Chrissy Teigen: Sports Illustrated Is Terrified Of Girls Losing Weight (VIDEO)

Chrissy Teigen's no-nonsense attitude is one of the many reasons we love her -- who else would put <i>themselves</i> on the worst-dressed list? Lucky for us, the model got candid right here on HuffPost Live on Wednesday.<p>When asked about how she maintains her svelte figure while still enjoying food, the …

Gwyneth Paltrow To Miranda Kerr: 'Is It Weird To Be That Pretty?'

Even gorgeous, seemingly flawless people have their insecurities. And yes, that includes Gwyneth Paltrow.<p>At the 2013 Met Gala on Monday night, Gwyneth crossed paths with Miranda Kerr. So impressed was she with Miranda's sexy Michael Kors dress that she told Entertainment Weekly that Miranda was her …

Will Black Women Ever Be Able to Portray Their Own Beauty?

It looks like <i>Vogue Netherlands</i> has added its name to the ever-growing list of fashion magazines employing blackface -- a form of theatrical makeup popularized in the 1800s in minstrel shows, in which white performers negatively caricatured African Americans for entertainment. In a recent spread for …

To Be Happy or Beautiful, That Is the Question

<i>This post first appeared on HappinessPlunge.</i><p>As I travel I get to see far off places that stick to local customs that may be thousands of years old. Other places are more "modern" and globalized, adopting more Western customs in their lives. Either way, the concept of beauty is by far one of the …

Tavinho Costa Shoots Black and White Fashions for Vogue Brazil May 2013

<b>Monochromatic Madness</b> – Classic black and white fashions rule in the latest issue of <i>Vogue Brazil</i>. Tavinho Costa photographs models Giulia Daga and …

The trouser is so now in the singular world of fashion | Mind your language

I love fashion. I mean really love it. I can become obsessive about the cut of an ankle boot, I dream of one day hunting down the perfect silk blouse …

Basic Instinct: 8 Ways To Wear The Minimal Look

Get sleek with edgy tailored separates.<p>Edgy tailored separates in a pared-down palette have us packing away yesterday's flashy frocks. Getting sleek for work, the weekend, and evening is a cinch with these easy pieces.

Clothing

A Chandelier that Projects Tree Shadows | Colossal

<p>This remarkable chandelier from Hilden & Diaz projects a 360° shadow of trees and roots onto the walls surrounding it. Titled Forms in Nature the …