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The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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The geometry of everyday life: Paul Strand's masterworks – in pictures

The American photographer Paul Strand, working in the middle years of the 20th century, took pictures that are unsurpassed in their lustre, compositional rigour and strange humanity. As the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents his first major retrospective in nearly 50 years, take a look at some of …

Oscar de la Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead at 82

People<p>,<p>The legendary fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta, who has dressed leading ladies from Penelope Cruz to Amy Adams, every first lady since …

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

The dispatch of troops could lead to another standoff over immigration and border security between the US and Mexico<p>The Russian ambassadors is asking …

Enormous Raised-Earth Sculpture of a Horse Stretches Over 200 Meters in Wales

<i>Sultan the Pit Pony</i> is a spectacular raised-earth sculpture of a horse that extends over 200 meters in Caerphilly, South Wales. Designed by Welsh artist Mick Petts, the colossal work of art is known as the largest figurative earth sculpture in the United Kingdom. The sculpture, located in Parc …

Meet Nathan Sawaya, The Most Famous LEGO Artist in the World

If Nathan Sawaya's name isn't familiar to you, his artwork almost certainly is.<p>Easily the most prominent LEGO artist in the world, Sawaya's custom 3D …

The 20 Chicest Mom & Daughter Duos

From fashion moguls to iconic actresses, the adage "I got it from my mama" couldn't ring more true. In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, we're celebrating the chicest mother and daughter pairs.<p>From fashion moguls to iconic actresses, the adage "I got it from my mama" couldn't ring more true. In …

Demi Moore

The Right to Bare Arms: Michelle Obama Stuns in a Sleeveless Number

First Lady Michelle Obama dazzles once again! The FLOTUS brightened up the stage during the Women Veterans Career Development Forum held at the Women …

Star Wars In The Style Of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Death Mask<p>This is 'Alliance Is Rebellion', a series of characters and vehicles from Star Wars imagined as traditional Northwest Coast Indian art by …

The Salon: Art & Design 2014

Opening to VIPs today, and then to the public tomorrow through November 17 at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, The Salon Art + Design fair brings together over 50 international galleries in art and design. Here, Elena Soboleva, a contemporary specialist at Artsy, which has been offering an online …

From Cliché to Clever: A Look at Banksy’s Divisive Work

Last fall, <b>Banksy</b> took over the streets of New York with a work he called “Better Out Than In,” which displayed a new piece of street art in an unannounced location every single day for a month. Tonight, a new HBO documentary, <i>Banksy Does New York</i>, is exploring the 2013 guessing game project by …

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Clothing Finds

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my Weekly eBay Roundup of top vintage clothing finds.<p>This eclectic mix of designer and non-designer vintage clothing and accessories caught my discerning eye because of its uniqueness, contemporary feel and highly …

Sean Hayes Is Married!

Congrats are in order for Sean Hayes! The actor, best known for his hilarious stint as Jack on <i>Will & Grace</i>, married boyfriend of eight years, Scott Icenogle, last week.<p>The sitcom star, most recently seen on <i>The Millers</i>, announced the happy news on his Facebook page as a #TBT. Alongside an adorable …

Watch a Husband Catch His Wife Rapping to Salt N' Pepa on Video

If true love means being able to sing your heart out in front of your husband without a trace of self-consciousness, then this couple is in it for life.<p>Last week, YouTube user "Sir Prise" uploaded a video of his wife rapping to Salt N' Pepa's "None of Your Business" during a car ride with the …

Blue Wedding Shoes

Fictional fashionista Carrie Bradshaw and real-life style icon Olivia Palermo rocked blue shoes on their wedding day to act as their something blue. So follow their stylish lead, and walk down the aisle in a pair blue heels. Whether you're using your wedding day as an excuse to splurge on a pair of …

The Duchess of Cambridge's Best Maternity Style

Kate Middleton makes her last official public appearance before the royal baby arrives.<p>Click through for the chic royal's best style moments during her second pregnancy. Plus, everything you need to know about the new royal-to-be.

Royal Babies

A Must-See: Donna Karan's Urban Zen Holiday Marketplace

Donna Karan opens the doors to Urban Zen, her store in downtown Manhattan celebrating artisanal treasures.<p>Today, Donna Karan and Urban Zen (her store celebrating artisanal treasures and the Urban Zen lifestyle) are opening the doors to their holiday marketplace in downtown Manhattan for the second …

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20 Must-Have Shoes For the Holiday Season

From opulent crystal embellishments to gilded accents and luxe velvet, here are 21 shoes that will add a little sparkle and a lot of cheer to your holiday party look.<p>From opulent crystal embellishments to gilded accents and luxe velvet, here are 20 shoes that will add a little sparkle and <i>a lot</i> of …

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Snoop Dogg on Scent, Style, and Martha Stewart

Photo: Getty Images<p>It's not difficult to imagine the scent of Snoop Dogg's world, but the 420-loving rapper's first foray into home fragrance gives off an entirely different aroma. Featuring two airy new scents, the Broadus Family Collection smells more like fresh linens than sticky icky. "You just …

Snoop Dogg

Gene Simmons wanting some candy. #Kiss (photo by Brad Elterman) http://t.co/xiF2Ec1OLS

Kim Kardashian Bares Her Butt, Goes Completely Naked for Paper Magazine — See the Sexy Cover!

Whoa! <b>Kim Kardashian</b> posed completely nude on the cover of <i>Paper</i> magazine's winter 2014 issue, baring her famous derriere.<p>Underneath the reality star's …

Avant-garde

‘Zoolander 2’ Is Moving Forward And Has Cast Penelope Cruz

We assumed the surprising success of <i>Dumb and Dumber To</i> would open the flood gates on belated sequels, and now it seems we have our first evidence. Penelope Cruz has reportedly been added to <i>Zoolander 2.</i> Which has been rumored to be in the works since at least 2008, but now seems even more …

American Horror Story Season 4 Fashion

Image via UPROXX<p>Step right up! We’re a month away from the October 8 premiere of <i>American Horror Story: Freak Show</i>, the fourth season of this bizarre TV series. The official <i>Freak Show</i> poster, with a tinted, vintage effect (above), and tiny teasers have us wondering exactly where crazy co-creators …

On (Needle) Point: Hair-Turned-Tapestry

Image via Dirty Looks<p>One of the coolest, most out-of-the-box hair trends we’ve seen over the past couple of months has to be “hair tapestry,” which is exactly what it sounds like. You literally use a needle and thread — and sometimes a legit loom — to create your very own tapestry <i>in your hair</i>.<p>Sound …