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Olympia of Greece Loves Swimming, Doesn’t Wear Perfume

Princess Olympia of Greece, who models fall’s finest couture in <i>W</i>’s October 2014 story “<i>Artful Living</i>” alongside Kendra Spears, is just like any 18-year-old when it comes to her beauty routine. Here, the model shares the advice her mother Crown Princess Marie-Chantal has given her, her skincare …

Sting Discusses il Palagio's Message in a Bottle

The 900 acre il Palagio estate, in the rolling hills of Tuscany, has long produced wine. When musician Sting and his wife, actress and producer Trudie Styler, purchased the land they had no intention of letting the vines go to waste. They brought on biodynamic wine consultant Alan York, revitalized …

Google Has Denied More Than Half Of The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests It Has Received

The ruling says individuals can request to have Google stop linking to websites, news stories, and items that are "inadequate, irrelevant, or no longer relevant." Opponents of this legislation believe it that it's akin to censorship.<p>In the four-plus months since the EU enacted the controversial …

A pilot explains why it’s time to get over your fear of turbulence

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Intuitively, this makes sense. …

Airports

Police carry out terror raids in Flemington, Seabrook, Meadow Heights, Broadmeadows and Kealba

Deputy Chief Magistrate Daniel Muling noted the "complex investigation" into Mr Sabsabi.<p>Prosecutor Andrew Doyle told the court that police had 25,000 …

Terrorism

Tech giants move to shield wearables

Technology giants poised to reap billions from selling “wearables” and other personal health technology are furiously lobbying Capitol Hill with a strong message: Don’t regulate our Fitbits.<p>The Affordable Care Act calls for patients to become bigger players in their own health, and companies that …

Exclusive Clip from Fury Director on Flipboard

In support of its upcoming movie, WWII drama Fury, Sony Pictures has included a special clip that’s exclusive to Flipboard in its brand magazine. The …

Apple: Nearly half of all iPad and iPhone users have already updated to iOS 8

When Apple releases a new version of its mobile operating system, loyal users snap it up at an alarming rate, and the launch of iOS 8 is no …

Reports Suggest iPhone 6 Plus May Bend in Your Pocket

Consider this a PSA: Don't keep the iPhone 6 Plus in your front pants pocket for too long. It just might bend.<p>Reports of slightly bent iPhone 6 Plus …

Apple's Steve Jobs was concerned about his children's gadget use

Apple's former CEO Steve Jobs was a 'low tech parent' who restricted his children's access to electronic devices<p>As Apple unveils its latest desirable devices, one thing is missing from the slick marketing spiel, perhaps because it's a truth so obvious it doesn't need to be spoken. Your kids are …

An Energy-Saving Air Vent In The Cloud Designed By A 13-Year-Old

Father and daughter team Gabi and Shani Zuniga put their heads together with neighbor and long-time friend Danny Eizips to create Ventix, a home heating and cooling device controlled by the cloud.<p>Think of it like Nest, but one step into the future. While the Nest thermostat controls your entire …

Life in Letters: The Paris Review Pairs With Flipboard

Originally conceived in the City of Lights, The Paris Review has become an institution for the world of arts and letters. Founded in 1953 by writer …

Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

Apple is reportedly facing a purchasing ban on certain products for Chinese government use.<p>The powers-that-be in Beijing have excluded the iPad and MacBook from a list of products that can be bought with public money, Bloomberg said Wednesday, citing "government officials familiar with the matter." …

China

The Assembly | UN Environment Assembly

The UN Environment Assembly has the universal membership of all 193 UN Member States and the full involvement of UN organizations, specialized …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

N.Korea crimes on par with Nazis: Kirby

The crimes of North Korea's regime are as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa's apartheid regime or Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and must be …

Major discovery bolsters Big Bang theory

Waves of gravity that rippled through space right after the Big Bang have been detected for the first time, in a landmark discovery that adds to our …

Apple reportedly launching a cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c on March 18th (updated)

Apple doesn't talk about how many iPhone 5c devices it sells, but the rumors are that it's not doing as well as its two siblings. According to leaked documents from O2 Germany, Cupertino is looking to boost its middle child by launching an 8GB version that'll retail for 60 euros less than the …

Google and Samsung just unveiled the first Chromebook you might actually want to buy

Google has slowly but very deliberately encroached on territory previously claimed by Windows PCs: low-cost notebooks. Now its latest Chromebook may pose a threat to Apple’s dominance of the higher-end market.<p>Previously, Google’s Chrome operating system has mostly been confined to sub-$300, …

Consumer Tech

Classic Movies Interpreted as 16th Century Illustrations

<b>Alien</b><p>Turkish artist Murat Palta's <i>Classic Movies in Miniature Style</i> are hilarious illustrations that interpret contemporary movies in the style of Ottoman miniatures. The young artist began this clever project as a graduation thesis and, after a lot of positive feedback, he began to develop the …

Did Fairfax help kill the car industry? A victory of sorts for the AFR

The government did little to save the automotive manufacturing industry, knowing the media would have its back. Economist and former <i>Financial Review</i> …

Australia v South Africa, First Test, day four at Centurion as it happened

Welcome to Grandstand Online's coverage of day four of the first Test between Australia and South Africa from Centurion.<p>Australia is well on top, …

Pin-Up Inspired Illustrations by Julianna Brion

Pin-Up inspired Illustration Series.<p>Baltimore-based artist Julianna Brion studied illustration at MICA. Nowadays, she operates her own design and …

Graphic Design

DJs, Myer: Days of their lives a department store lifestyle

The same could be said of Myer in Melbourne, which offered everything from haute couture to hairdressing, crockery, a creche, even a rooftop …

Luxury Lifestyle