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A Native American designer is pushing back against the fashion industry that copies her culture

Headdresses and knock-off Native American patterns on runways are controversial in the fashion industry.<p>Karlie Kloss' Native American-style headdress caused an outcry at the 2012 Victoria Secret Fashion Show — the brand would later apologize and pull the outfit from the broadcast. H&M stopped …

Fashion Industry

Oscar de la Renta Resort 2016 Runway

Radically Diverse Australian Fungi Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>Photographer Steve Axford (previously) continues his quest to document some of the world’s most obscure fungi found in locations around Australia. …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

The One-Way Train Ride to an Outdoorsman’s Playground

When I asked the cabbie if clear, sunny days like this were common in Vancouver, he joked that he didn’t know the North Shore Mountains were there …

Hiking

Stunning Victorian Cyanotypes of Sea Algae by Anna Atkins, the First Female Photographer and a Pioneer of Scientific Illustration

Beautiful blueness from a trailblazing woman in science.<p>English botanist and photographer <b>Anna Atkins</b> (March 16, 1799–June 9, 1871) is considered the first woman to take a photograph and the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. This she accomplished in an era when …

Women in Science

InStyle Book Club: Why You Need to Read Pulitzer Prize Winner All the Light We Cannot See

If you're searching for a good book to read, look no further than Anthony Doerr's <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i>, which just took home this year's …

The best science fiction and fantasy novels for April

The epic fantasy genre gets a double treat this month, starting with <b>A Crown for Cold Silver</b> (Orbit, $26), by Alex Marshall. When an obscure village is massacred under mysterious orders, the legendary Cobalt Zosia, who had conquered the king of the Crimson Empire with her Five Villains decades ago, …

Books

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

This majestic landscape was completed by one artist using not brushes but a pair of skates

Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to 'butcher' 40 years ago

PARIS (AP) — Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's …

Vietnam War

11 Great Independent Movies That Play Like Extended Twilight Zone Episodes

6. Triangle (Christopher Smith, 2009)<p>The third feature film by UK director Christopher Smith, Triangle is a remarkably fun and underseen little …

Science Fiction

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

Hiking

American Ghost

• <b>Author:</b> Hannah Nordhaus<p>“A haunting story about the long reach of the past.”—Maureen Corrigan, NPR’S Fresh Air<p>“In this intriguing book, [Nordhaus] shares her journey to discover who her immigrant ancestor really was—and what strange alchemy made the idea of her linger long after she was gone.” …

How to Pack a Hiking Backpack or Bugout Bag

Hiking

15 Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets.

Collection of 'Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets' from all over the world to make your camping more comfortable and enjoyable.<p><b>BioLite BaseCamp …

DIY – Origami Circuit Ball

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Hiking

Cambodia Garment Workers Face Routine Rights Abuse

Many factories unlawfully use short-term contracts to avoid paying benefits and indiscriminately fire workers, and verbal abuse and sexual harassment …

Human Rights

No Guts, No Glamour

In <i>Snapshots of Dangerous Women,</i> a charming book of found photographs dating from the first half of the 20th century and assembled by Peter J. Cohen, anonymous young women are pictured doing all the things ladies did not do: riding a motorbike or a bronco, practicing extreme calisthenics, fake …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

In Cambodia, It's Not Really Domestic Violence Until The Women Bleed

A loophole in Cambodia's domestic violence law leaves women unprotected. Jina Moore reports from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for BuzzFeed News.<p>PHNOM PENH — It didn’t come out of nowhere, the machete-swinging that night. Mann Samnos’ husband of 10 years was angry. More than angry. She’d seen so much of …

Sociology

What Mathematics Reveals About the Secret of Lasting Relationships and the Myth of Compromise

Why 37% is the magic number, what alien civilizations have to do with your soul mate, and how to master the “negativity threshold” ideal for Happily Ever After.<p>In his sublime definition of love, playwright Tom Stoppard painted the grand achievement of our emotional lives as “knowledge of each …

Mathematics

Articles about black and white bathroom inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Announcing our new feature where we draw from Dwell's Instagram account to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in …

Architecture

The West's 9 Most Spectacular Waterfall Hikes

Although the western United States is blessed with a plethora of stunning waterfalls, they are not all created equal. Some are hidden deep within lush forests; others a blue oasis set within an expansive desert. Whichever you prefer, these waterfall hikes are sure to blow your mind and leave you in …

How One Woman Makes Almost $1 Million A Year On Etsy

Alicia Shaffer’s business, ThreeBirdNest, makes $80,000 a month selling handmade legwarmers, scarves, and headbands on Etsy. Here’s how.<p>Knitting socks, scarves, and headbands doesn’t have much in common with performing orthopedic surgery or governing a country. But this crafty hobby earns …

How To Build a Solar Bus Home - Most Amazing Conversion Ever | Self-Sufficiency

<b>Story Views</b><p>I had to share with you this amazing box truck conversion home that was hand built by Joseph Tayyar who was tired of the hustle and bustle …