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Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …

I Spent A Year Exploring New Zealand To Bring Back These Photos And It Blew My Mind

My name is Johan Lolos, I’m a professional travel and adventure photographer, and I’m just back from New Zealand where I spent a whole year exploring …

New Zealand

Timeless Wood Cabin has Been Continually Remodeled and Expanded Since 1959

The <i>Longbranch</i> <i>Cabin</i> has seen quite a transformation since its original construction in 1959. Located amongst the towering fir trees on the Puget Sound, creator Jim Olson (of Olson Kundig architects) has remodeled and expanded the bunk multiple times over the decades–in 1981, 1997, 2003, and 2014. In …

Architecture

The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

Movies

15 Pasta Recipes You Should Have In Your Arsenal

We have more than 5,000 pasta recipes. Now, I’m no mathematician, but at the rate of one recipe a day, it would take someone almost fourteen <i></i>years to …

Cooking

DEAR TOURISTS: Here's why you should stop riding elephants

On Thursday, a 43-year-old captive female elephant died in Vietnam.<p>The elephant — named Na Lieng — was forced to work in the tourist industry, giving "holidaymakers" rides on her back. She likely died, Thahn Nien News reported, from exhaustion.<p>Sadly, the animal's death wasn't an anomalous event.<p>In …

Wildlife

The Secret Remedies Opera Singers Use to Avoid Getting a Cold

The second you feel a tickle in your throat—try these methods.<p>The biggest applause at the opera always goes to those long notes that seem like they might never end. And when they do, you’re both impressed at the fortitude of the singer and relieved no glass broke like it always does in cartoons. …

Alternative Medicine

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

Sea Level

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

This travel photographer shows one of Italy's most beloved cities in a way you've never seen before

When he was asked by Pixartprinting to continue his series in Venice, Italy, he jumped at the opportunity. Having never visited the city before, Erras was curious to see if stunning floors were as easy to find there as they were in Paris.<p>Erras had no trouble finding a wide array of spectacularly …

Italy

A Museum Is Hiding Under These Grassy Pyramids

After eight months of renovations, Biesbosch Museum in the Netherlands revealed its earthy new look.<p>The Biesbosch Museum in the Netherlands is making headlines not just for its art, but for its stunning reinvention and grass-covered exterior.<p>Yes, there's a museum hiding underneath those grassy …

Museums

OK, these birds are just showing off now!

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

12 Paint Colors That Will Flatter Everyone in the Room

Conventional wisdom says pink gives you a glow, but that's just the beginning.<p>A room is only as good as how you feel it in (or we think so, anyway). For a wall color that makes you look and feel great, start with these hues, recommended by interior designers.

Home Decorating

16 Vampire Movies That Don't Suck

Yeesh, there are more lousy horror movies about vampires than there are skin flicks on Cinemax.<p>But, luckily, vampire movies are as enduring as the legend of Dracula himself: Just when you think the genre is played out, great filmmakers manage to pump fresh blood back into the myth.<p>Just for you, …

Horror

The Dos and Don'ts of Wearing Leather Pants

Leather pants are like a new best friend. You're immediately intrigued and know there's something special there—and that the friendship will last a lifetime.<p>Today, there are leather pants that are available in a variety of silhouettes, whether you want to go edgy, sporty, or somewhere in between. …

Clothing

Croatia opens border with Serbia, thousands rush across

Thousands of people trying to reach the heart of Europe surged across Serbia's border into Croatia on Monday after authorities eased restrictions that had left them stranded for days in ankle-deep mud and rain.<p>The miserable wave of humanity left behind a field scattered with soaked blankets, …

North Africa

'Bridge of Spies': Can it head to 'Lincoln' levels?

Every once in a while, it’s worth looking at how a movie has done at the box office, not just compared to other films that happened to open that weekend, but in the context of other films by the same director. Or at least it’s worth doing that in the case of<p>Steven Spielberg, who, among other …

The Lipstick Celebs Like Sienna Miller and Kim Kardashian Can't Get Enough Of

Charlotte Tilbury is the makeup artist on everyone’s lips—literally. Along with an impressive international following, the pro’s gorgeous lipstick …

Makeup

Bangladesh 'godfather' of human trafficking arrested

Bangladesh police say they have arrested a human trafficking "godfather" in a fresh crackdown on smugglers accused of exploiting the regional refugee crisis.<p>The arrest of alleged kingpin Dil Mohammad over the weekend in the southern smuggling town of Teknaf -bordering Myanmar - was part of …

North Africa

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10 Australian Fashion Brands You’ll Be Obsessed With

With Fashion Week right around the corner, you could say we have style on the brain. In addition to trying to score tickets to Givenchy’s show (which they opened to the public!) and wondering what exactly The Fat Jew’s collection is going to consist of, we were also recently informed that twenty …

Clothing

The 22 Best Cult Movies of the '90s

It didn’t take much of a push for our staff to revisit some of their favorite movies from the nineties. After all, there’s nothing like a campy film classic to transport you back in time. Here, a look at 22 nineties cult films we could watch over and over again.

7 Items That Make You Instantly More Attractive

According to science.<p>Infinite information is out there on fashion and what makes certain trends so appealing, which colors are best to wear, which pieces make the biggest impact. It's no secret that we're fascinated by the psychology behind our sartorial obsessions—and making style choices backed …

Living Rooms

ISIL 'executed dozens of fighters trying to flee'

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has reportedly executed at least 91 people across Syria within a period of one month, including 39 people from its own ranks.<p>The executions were carried out over accusations of sorcery, sodomy, adultery, banditry, joining and cooperating with …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Seven key fashion pieces for the autumn season

The transition from summer to autumn has never been so ‘hot’. Keep ahead of the game with these key pieces<p>The changing of the fashion season seems to get ever more anxious. Not so long ago it was easy. You had two collections a year – spring/summer, autumn/winter – and everyone just got on with it. …

Clothing