Namya Goel

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Photo of the Day: Best of December

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from December.<p>December is a month of celebration in many parts of the world. My favorite photographs from Photo of the Day this month have an aura of celebration to them, whether it’s festive …

Photos

The Most Memorable VMA Looks of All Time

Where furkinis, nipple covers, and 3" denim minis are par for the course.<p>Only at the VMAs is a pants-free Taylor Swift considered to be tame. Over the years we've seen furkinis, pasties as tops, surprise pregnant Beyoncé, and more. Here, we round up the craziest, cringiest, and most memorable red …

You'll Cheer For This Baby Elephant Trying To Take Its First Steps

Just like human infants, elephants have a hard time taking that first step. This baby elephant in Thailand learned that first-hand.<p>Though an …

Jennifer in paradise: the story of the first Photoshopped image

It hardly looks like an image that shook the world. But this photograph, taken in 1987 by John Knoll, could be as central to the modern visual vernacular as Eadweard Muybridge's shots of galloping horses or the first use of perspective.<p>Its subject is Knoll's then-girlfriend Jennifer, topless on the …

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

Photography

What is Chic, What is Fashion?

Gloria Guinness elaborates on the difference between being "chic" and "fashionable" for a 1970 issue of BAZAAR.<p>It is fun and useful to go back to see just what happened to chic and to fashion in the past decade. Chic very nearly died of loneliness and neglect. Fashion, on the contrary, never had it …

The Healthy Hair Diet

The products that you reach for and how much (or little) TLC you give your hair every day, aren't the only crucial steps in your crusade for gorgeous strands.<p>Focus on these foods a few times a day and you'll see longer, stronger, shinier hair in no time.<p><b>Sea Buckthorn</b><p><b>WHY IT WORKS:</b> It's rich in …

Instantly Feel More Energized

Wish you could go, go, go but it's always like you're in slo-mo? We get it. These five (easy!) tricks will give you a natural mental and physical boost.<p><b>Get More Sleep</b> "Sleep is essential to weight maintenance as well as looking and feeling your very best daily," says Candice Kumai, former …

Prints of the Season

Layer on the florals at spring's graphic garden party<p>Layer on the florals at spring's graphic garden party

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

Golden Meaning: graphic artists depict the golden ratio – in pictures

A selection of images from Golden Meaning, a book project in which 55 of the world’s top graphic designers illustrate the maths of the golden ratio<p>Read my blogpost about the book here

The Hottest Makeup Trends For Fall 2014

From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup trends.<p>From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup …

Surgically Altered Ceramics by Beccy Ridsdel | Colossal

<p>UK-based artist Beccy Ridsdel creates fun yet strangely macabre interventions where ceramics have been surgically altered to reveal additional …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Dessert

New in the Shop: Janne Parviainen's Lively Streaks of Light

Helsinki-based artistic photographer Janne Parviainen gives life to light through his incredible light paintings, which are all created entirely in-camera. Without the use of any digital manipulation, Parviainen manages to transform streaks of multicolored lights into three-dimensional, figurative …

Art

Literal Movie Posters by Danish Ahmed

Literal Movie Poster Series.<p>Delhi, India based graphic designer and illustrator Danish Ahmed has taken some movie titles very literally. No scenes …

Posters