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Simply Demi

Beauty<p>Here’s what it takes to get Demi Lovato—global pop star, purveyor of pithy anthems, and reformed tabloid sensation—ready for work. Two hours are allotted for hair and makeup, a process that involves 22 inches of extensions, six small knots of faux lashes, 10 acrylic nails, contouring, brow …

Alex Morgan after Disney World incident: 'I can’t imagine what black people go through'

It may be the most magical place on Earth, but sports stars are not exempt from the law of the land at Disney World.<p>Olympic medalist Alex Morgan discovered this the hard way earlier this month, when she and a few of her fellow professional soccer-playing friends were escorted from Epcot Center for …

What new fall TV shows are hits (and not) so far

We’re a couple weeks into broadcast’s fall TV season, and the major networks are all down in Nielsens compared to the same period last year (NBC, …

TV

The Origin of Glamour's 'Powered By Women' Issue | Glamour

Years ago a reporter asked my old boss, the legendary <i>Glamour</i> editor Ruth Whitney, whether she was a feminist. These were the days before feminism was a popular T-shirt slogan, when polls showed the vast majority of women and men found the term, and the concept, unappealing. I remember Ruth relaying …

Feminism

‘Real’ World Dressing at Stella McCartney

In stores, the designer's clothes exert the chimerical hanger appeal that makes a shopper shop for herself. You scarcely have to like it on the …

Stella McCartney

The Museum Grappling With the Future of Black America

The Smithsonian's memorial of African American history and culture turns 1 at a time when its lessons are particularly resonant.<p>“It is an act of patriotism to understand where we’ve been.”<p>So said President Barack Obama during his speech at the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian’s National Museum …

Black History

TaskRabbit Hops to Ikea

Ikea parent Ingka Holding BV announced Thursday, Sept. 28, that it would acquire gig economy startup TaskRabbit Inc. for undisclosed terms.<p>The deal …

Peter Thiel

Oceanographer's ashes going to sea aboard rescued sea turtle

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A rescued green sea turtle will be released this weekend back into the Gulf of Mexico, carrying the ashes of a self-taught Texas oceanographer who founded the rehabilitation center that nursed it back to health.<p>Thousands are expected to attend a ceremony Saturday that …

Rowing

10 unique ways to experience the Grand Canyon

Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is nothing short of a natural spectacle. Millennia have carved a geological masterpiece rising 7,000 feet above …

This Country Has The Best Quality of Life in the World for Expats

You've always wanted to move abroad - but how do you choose where to go? Do you make your decision based on the beauty of the place, on its …

Costa Rica

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

List-Worthy

Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts

As Amanda Seales strode into Ginny’s Supper Club, the nightspot under the Red Rooster in Harlem on a recent Thursday, a young woman pulled her aside, saying, “You are fabulous, honey.” At the fan’s request, the two took a pout-perfect selfie.<p>“Tag me,” said Ms. Seales, an actress, comedian, writer, …

Star Trek

A Complete Guide to Owning and Wearing This Season's Biggest Boot Trends

There aren't too many boots you need to collect for Fall 2017, but the ones you're shopping for should make quite the statement. From "legging" boots in electric colors that graze the thigh to white patent boots with a mod twist, it's safe to say your footwear will be the focal point of your …

Clothing

H&M lambasted for ‘crazy’ difference between their size 16 jeans same-sized pair from Primark

A furious shopper has called out H&M for selling size 16 jeans which are five-and-a-half inches smaller than a same-sized pair at Primark.<p>Samantha …

Amazon Prime members will get special discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods will close on Monday, and the companies say they will then lower the prices of many grocery items.<p>Over time, they say they will extend special discounts to Prime members.<p>"Amazon and Whole Foods Market technology teams will begin to integrate Amazon Prime into the …

Whole Foods

Your Bad Contact Lens Habits Are Probably Damaging Your Eyes

Here's what you can do.<p>When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid admitting the truth: that sticking …

Contact Lenses

Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door

As the Facebook CEO travels across the US to ‘learn about people’s hopes and challenges’, the cafeteria workers at his company struggle to make ends meet<p>Mark Zuckerberg’s travels throughout the United States to fulfill his 2017 “personal challenge” to “learn about people’s hopes and challenges” …

Silicon Valley

Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in San Francisco more than two decades ago.<p>Today, the couple is living in a motel after they were evicted last …

Real Estate