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The ghost children: In the wake of China’s one-child policy, a generation is lost

The ghost children<br>of China<p>In 1980, China introduced the one-child policy. In the process, it created a lost generation – second and third children who went unregistered, couldn’t go to school, and who continue to live in the shadows. <b>Nathan VanderKlippe</b> explores the human and economic costs of one …

15 Celebration-Worthy Facts About Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Also known as the Spring Festival, this upcoming holiday is packed full of traditions and symbolism. Here’s everything you …

Buying ‘medical’ marijuana in Vancouver isn’t as hard as it probably should be

It's an "only in Vancouver" phenomenon that is so new it doesn't even have a name yet. Let's call it "roaching."<p>Here's the scene: Monday night, on my way home from grabbing a beer at one of the many fine craft breweries within walking distance of my house. Two gangly young men are lurking under an …

Street Food City Food Cart Festival

750 Hornby Street<br>Vancouver, BC<br>Canada<p>Back for a fourth consecutive year, Street Food City will once again bring together a collection of Vancouver …

The Best Jeans Brands You Should Be Wearing But Might Not Know About

Brooke Shields famously proclaimed that "nothing" comes between her and her Calvin Klein jeans -- and we know exactly how she feels. We can't imagine life without our favorite denim. They are arguably the hardest-working and most beloved item in our wardrobe. What other piece of clothing is …

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Four of the five most expensive properties in BC are on Vancouver's West Side

The second most expensive property in British Columbia is a private island located 20 kilometres north of Victoria, and yet, that $51.6 million …

This Hilarious Video Boils Down The Makeup Trends We Need To Leave Behind In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the pretty moments... and the not so pretty moments of the year past.<p>Thankfully, YouTube vlogger and makeup artist, Jackie Aina aka Makeup Game On Point, released a video that is one of the funniest, most honest end-of-year roundups we've seen to …

Gift Guide 2014: For the friend that loves great food and drinks

All I want for Christmas, is everything on this list.<p>A photo posted by BETA5 (@beta5chocolates) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:05am PST<p>Each month, the …

The Most Googled Model of 2014 May Surprise You

Earlier this week, Google released the results of its annual Year in Search, spotlighting the people, places, and trends that grabbed the world's attention in 2014. Featuring everyone from Jennifer Lawrence (the most searched person) to Rihanna (the most searched red-carpet dress) and Iggy Azalea …

Vancouver People Project Volume 32 - Tracey Bell

Many times a day, the people you see crossing the street or meet in your travels make you smile and wonder, “What is their life like? What is their …

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Day trips from Vancouver to Victoria, Seattle perk up the holidays

They’re called “the holidays” for a reason: a lot of us have time off at the end of December. The kids are out of school, many offices are closed, …

The Best Stage Costumes of 2014

Click through to see our roundup of the best LED-lit dresses, sparkly bodysuits and all around bad-ass stage costumes.<p>There was endless live music to be heard this year, whether you scored tickets to Beyonce and Jay-Z's epic "On the Run" stadium tour, or traveled to one of this summer's major …

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These Were The Top 10 Most Popular Searches On Google In 2014

Each year, Google releases a list of the topics we’ve collectively searched for the most over the past 12 months. Each year, I try and see how many I can guess beforehand.<p>This year, I got about half. How many can you get? [Pro tip: remember, people generally search for depressing/scary stuff more …

How To Wear A Sweater Dress And Not Feel Frumpy

We're all about sweater weather here at HuffPost Style, so it's no surprise that we champion knit dresses of all silhouettes.<p>But when it comes to wearing them out and about, it seems like we all often rely on the same ol' look -- maybe cinching the waist with a belt, or immediately throwing on a …

This Was Instagram's Most Liked #TBT of 2014

Every Thursday, Instagram streams are filled with pictures of your best friend’s worst childhood fashion choices. #ThrowbackThursday — often …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Viral Dancing Sensation Brendan Jordan On American Apparel And Perfecting The Stank Face

Unless you've been living under a non-fabulous rock, chances are you've heard of Brendan Jordan. The 15-year-old catapulted to viral video stardom when he diva-bombed a newscaster at the mall in his hometown of Las Vegas, NV. The video, which now has over 3 million views showed off not only the …

Spotlight: Social Media Maven Amy Vernon

MagMaker / September 22, 2014<p>Credit: Andrew Kelly for CROWDFUNDx<p><b>My name is</b> Amy Vernon and <b>my medium is</b> words.<p><b>My love of</b> sharing information is driven …

OTHER & Lee Bag Collection by Marcus James

OTHER shop London add to their exclusive collection with jean maker Lee, two bags styles playing on the all-blue theme. A screen-printed graphic …

Best Outerwear Brands - Guaranteed To Keep You Warm & Toasty

As you brace yourself for the next snow storm or maybe that quick skiing trip overseas you’ll need to invest in reliable, versatile and of course …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Fitness<p>Off-days happen.<p>By Emily Abbate7 hours agoView More<p>Relationships<p>Hold the advice, please.<p>By Sophia Benoit5 hours agoView More<p>Q&A<p>A quarter …

The Musical With Full-Frontal (Puppet) Nudity is Back: Avenue Q in Vancouver Starting Nov. 20 http://www.insidevancouver.ca/2014/11/16/the-musical-with-full-frontal-puppet-nudity-is-back-avenue-q-in-vancouver-starting-nov-20/

Go Behind the Scenes at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show with the Angels!

Candace Swanepoel flips her hair to get that perfect curl backstage before the show begins. "When I first start modeling I moved to London I was 15, …

Winter Wonderland 1,000 Feet Above Vancouver: Peak of Christmas Returns

Over the weekend, Vancouverites living downtown awoke to discover a rare dusting of snow on the streets and in the parks. Overnight flurries had …

The Most Fabulous Candy Bar Ever

Los Angeles accessories designer Onch has an eye for bright, yummy things, the shiny artifacts of pop culture. Nicki Minaj wore Onch’s Rainbow Swirl …

Tag: Design Travel

Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Room at the Inn: At the Chapel in Somerset<p>by Julie …

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Michelle MacLaren Officially Hired to Direct Wonder Woman Movie

The rumors (and our wishes) are true! <i>Breaking Bad</i> and <i>Game of Thrones</i> director <b>Michelle MacLaren</b> has been hired to direct the upcoming <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie. If all goes according to schedule, <i>Wonder Woman</i> will be the first film of this new superhero era to feature either a female lead or a female …