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Mark Wahlberg requests pardon for 1980s assault conviction

The Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg has requested a pardon for an attack he carried out on a shopkeeper in Boston when he was 16, claiming he is now “a better person and citizen” and that if he were granted clemency it would serve as an inspiration for other troubled youths.<p>The criminal past of the …

Celebrities are leading the way in eschewing smartphones for flip phones, but what’s the draw with clamshell models?<p>It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US …

COS' Head of Womenswear Design Picks 5 Pieces for the Winter Minimalist

As H&M's minimalist big sister opens today in NYC, Karin Gustafsson, head of womenswear design, shares her favorite pieces for winter and where the collection's headed for spring.<p><b>How do you feel finally having a store in New York?</b><p>It's very exciting. It feels like we waited long, but for us, the …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

Meet The Husbands & Boyfriends of the Victoria's Secret Models

We rounded up the handsome men that cheered on their angelic other halfves from the front row of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.<p><b>Sunnery James, DJ, Husband of Doutzen Kroes</b><p><b>Hermann Nicoli, Model, Boyfriend of Candice Swanepoel</b><p><b>Tobia Sorensen, Model, Boyfriend of Jasmine Tookes</b><p><b>Tyson Beckford,</b> …

Fashion Shows

Former Product VP Daniel Graf Leaves Twitter After Demotion

Graf announced his departure Friday on Twitter.<p>Twitter’s former head of product Dainel Graf is leaving the company just one month after he was demoted.<p>Graf announced his departure on Twitter Friday afternoon. He was hired to run Twitter’s product team in April after managing Google Maps, but was …

Amal Clooney Gets Her Own Namesake Handbag

As if marrying George Clooney in custom Oscar de la Renta weren't enough to cement Amal Alamuddin Clooney's highly-coveted position as a bona fide fashion icon, this should do the trick: Like Jane Birkin and Alexa Chung before her, the style-savvy lawyer now has her very own namesake</i> …

Oscar de la Renta

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

Zuckerberg is on shaky ground criticizing Apple’s business model

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on the attack against Apple, calling its products overpriced, and its views on Internet privacy “ridiculous.”<p>Back in September as the furor over the leaked celebrity photographs raged, Tim Cook took a little shot at the Internet advertising business when he …

7 Reasons Why You Go Blonde

There are so many women today running to the hair salon to put blonde in their hair when it doesn't bring out their best. Perhaps you may be one of them.<p>It is one of my biggest pet peeves -- witnessing someone going blonde when blonde hair coloring is completely misaligned with their natural hair …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Courtney Love, Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson Mend Rift

The bizarre hate triangle of alternative rock– Courtney Love, Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson – have finally made peace with one another. First, a …

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