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The Best Of The Paris Fall 2014 Couture Collections

<i>Photo: Jacques Brinon/AP Photo</i><p>How do you make haute couture relevant?<p>At Dior, Raf Simons traveled through decades — centuries even — to communicate his vision of couture. There in the Marie Antoinette-like pannier dresses was his take on this highest form of dressing. He took the exaggerated …

Oracle gets co-browsing tech from its LiveLOOK acquisition

Oracle is buying a company called LiveLOOK, which developed technology that lets service and salespeople navigate webpages at the same time as potential or existing customers, the tech company announced today.<p>The deal should bolster Oracle’s product line for companies’ service desk departments and …

Tech Founders Talk About Why The New ‘Entrepreneur Barbie’ Matters

The impact of Barbie on young girls’ self-image and aspirations has been a controversial topic for decades. But this week, Mattel, the toy company that makes Barbie, took a small step in a positive direction with the official launch of Entrepreneur Barbie as its latest “career of the year” doll for …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning

<b>1. The New York Times did a big profile of Tim Cook.</b> In the profile we get confirmation that the iWatch is coming in Q4, and we hear from Apple's lead designer, Jony Ive, who says he doesn't think anything has changed at Apple.<p><b>2. John Gruber at Daring Fireball happened to have written a big essay</b> …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

JK Rowling's new Robert Galbraith novel The Silkworm – listen to the first chapter

Sample The Silkworm, the forthcoming novel by Rowling under her crime-writing pseudonym<p>The Silkworm is the second crime novel from JK Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith. The novel sees private detective Cormoran Strike take on the case of a missing novelist whose latest manuscript could make him a …

It’s Tartt—But Is It Art?

No one denies that Donna Tartt has written the “It novel” of the year, a runaway best-seller that won her the Pulitzer Prize. But some of the self-appointed high priests of literary criticism—at The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The Paris Review—are deeply dismayed by The Goldfinch …

Dear Citizen, let's talk science

To my fellow citizens,<p>As a scientist I want to thank you for your support. I don’t just mean the billions of pounds in <i>financial</i> support from those of you who are taxpayers, which is very much appreciated (though we will need to talk numbers at some point), but the evident enthusiasm for what we do. …