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Meet The Social Media Star Changing The Way We See Africa

Yagazie Emezi's showing the world the captivating and vibrant side of Nigeria.<p>If you don't know who Yagazie Emezi is, it's time to catch up -- she's on the verge of blowing up.<p>The social media star is making it her personal mission to change the way people think about modern Africa. But perhaps …

What's in a Bar? Home Bar Essentials

What's in a Bar?<p>Home Bar Essentials<p>Back in the old days, it was enough to have a shaker and a few martini glasses to impress your guests. Today’s …

The U.S. Government Launches a $100-Million "Apollo Project of the Brain"

Three decades ago, the U.S. government launched the Human Genome Project, a 13-year endeavor to sequence and map all the genes of the human species. …

The Nest Pod is futuristic prefab home that can pop up anywhere in the world

Looking for a house that offers the freedom of mobility as well as the luxuries of a stationary home? Architect Fernando Romero of FR-EE created just …

We Asked a Bunch of Hippies at a Festival In the Costa Rican Jungle About the Key to Happiness

I used a recent visit to Envision—where themes of community, sharing, and positivity towards mother earth reign supreme—to do a little case study in the good life.<p>When digging into the theme of happiness and how it is gained, talking to hippies is probably a good place to start. I decided to use a …

The Masked Expressions of Delphine Diallo

The French and Senegalese visual artist challenges notions of race and gender through her collage and masked portrait series.<p>On Instagram, the visual artist Delphine Diallo posts collaged works daily. From the series <i>Morning Drawings</i>, a magazine cutout of Naomi Campbell gets a layer of sinewy white …

Go inside the Brooklyn home of entrepreneur Miki Agrawal, the ex-investment banker with a novel idea for women's underwear

A former investment banker, professional athlete, film producer, and restaurateur, she's tried her hand at a half-dozen pursuits. Now, she's the co-founder and mastermind behind one of the buzziest clothing brands on the block: Thinx.<p>You may know the name from their viral advertising campaign, …

Nigerian Picasso, Oresegun Olumide, Sets Facebook On Fire

Meet Oresegun Olumide, a painting graduate from the Yaba College of Technology. His artworks just went viral on Facebook with all Nigerians talking …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

The tribes of Ethiopia's Omo Valley by Massimo Rumi, in pictures - Telegraph

How Much Should You Pay for a Hoodie?

Everyone and their mother is wearing a hoodie. No, really, those on-trend Tribeca matriarchs in Lululemon are shrouded in their <i>ever-so-slightly</i> oversize sweatshirts. The streets of Paris are filled with showgoers cocooned in hoodies with sleeves that have <i>just the right</i> amount of flop, and Rihanna …

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The Jesuit Priest Who Believed in God and the Singularity

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s ideas may have been ahead of his time.<p>In 1915, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was serving on the front lines of World War I. Somewhere in the blood, sweat, and death of never-ending trench warfare, Teilhard glimpsed something that would haunt him: the vast …

The Peeple App Is Here, And The Founder Never Doubted It

Peeple set the internet on fire last year, and its founder is still very, very confident about it.<p>Last October, a two-person tech company based in Canada gave an interview to The Washington Post to talk up their new app, Peeple. The idea — “Yelp, but for people” — was, to put it lightly, not …

The Ongoing Battle Over Ethnic Studies

A new study suggests that such courses can dramatically elevate the achievement of at-risk students. But is that enough proof that they’re worth the investment?<p>In Tucson, Arizona, Che Guevara posters and Paulo Freire’s <i>The Pedagogy of the Oppressed</i> are the spark that set off a heated conflict over …

Students

The founder of Silicon Valley's hottest grade school compares it to Uber and Facebook

AltSchool, a network of "micro-schools" spread across the San Francisco Bay Area and Brooklyn, New York, is constantly being talked about in the education world. It seems Silicon Valley is just as enamored.<p>In a new interview with The New Yorker's Rebecca Mead, AltSchool founder Max Ventilla …

How to Really Travel Greener

Let's get this out of the way: The greenest way to travel is not to. Spare the jet fuel, the cruise waste, the gas-guzzling rental car. Just stay …

What's the Answer to Climate Change?

It’s not enough to let the market handle it or depend on geo-engineering.<p><i>A&Q is a special series that inverts the classic Q&A, taking some of the most frequently posed solutions to pressing matters of policy and exploring their complexity.</i><p>There is one convenient thing about climate change: The …

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beautiful, euphoric photos of new york's early-90s fashion scene

For four years, photographer Nick Waplington spent his days documenting Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell during fittings at Isaac Mizrahi’s Soho fashion studio, and his nights (and early mornings) shooting the drags queens and DJs of New York’s...<p>Richard Avedon introduced Nick Waplington and …

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Inside Converse's Design Studio, Where Chuck Taylors Are Born

In early 2014, Ryan Case and Damion Silver sat down at a table in a modest room in Converse’s old headquarters in North Andover, Mass., to slice …

We Are Defining Love the Wrong Way

It is time to change the meaning of the word “love.”<p>The word is mostly used according to the first definition given in the dictionary: “an intense …

Need To Remix Your Creativity? Hip-Hop’s Go-To Music Engineer Has Some Sound Advice

Top recording engineer Young Guru on how he keeps things fresh.<p>Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton, one of the music industry’s best-known audio engineers, has helped craft tracks that have been recorded by the likes of Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, and Jay Z, whose hits he’s most closely associated with. As an …

Humans will live underwater in 100 years' time as the population is squeezed out of cities

A report predicts underground cities and floating neighbours will become commonplace in the next century<p>One hundred years from now, the human population will be living in underwater cities and in 3D-printed homes, according to a study that looks at the future of living.<p>Buildings and interiors will …

The 15 Most Philosophical Comedy Movies of All Time

8. The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)<p>Jack Lemmon plays C.C. Baxter in Billy Wilder’s fantastic comedy “The Apartment”. It is a film about an office …

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen the Chicest Room in Your Home

The latest trends in cookware, utensils, appliances, and decor for your kitchen and where to buy it all.

Travis Durden creates classical Star Wars sculptures and depicts Batman in a post-apocalyptic universe

A shadowy caped figure stands on the balcony of a dilapidated, abandoned theatre, looking down upon the remains of a once opulent auditorium.<p>To …

Art as a Learning Process: The Legacy of Black Mountain College

BOSTON — Founded in 1933 by the classicist John Andrew Rice, Black Mountain College was a shoestring operation deep in the heart of the rural …

Why Dolce & Gabbana’s Hijab and Abaya Line Is So Important

Style.com/Arabia just debuted Dolce & Gabbana’s first-ever collection of hijabs and abayas, which applies the house’s tried-and-true motifs — think …

These Retro "Star Wars" Posters Will Take You Back To The Days Of The Original Trilogy

Every spaceport cantina needs a set of these retro-inspired original trilogy Star Wars posters hanging on the wall.<p>Note: Prints were provided to BuzzFeed by the artist, Ty Mattson.

Why Is Star Wars Merchandise Missing the Hero of The Force Awakens?

Come on.<p>Have you seen <i>The Force Awakens</i> with a kid? It's the best thing. If you have a kid, take them to see <i>Star Wars.</i> Watch their face light up. It's great. <i>Star Wars</i> is a lot of things to a lot of people, but it wouldn't be the huge thing it is today if it weren't first and foremost for kids. And …