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Powerful Black and White Photos of Hong Kong in the 1950’s and ’60s

From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him. In this collection of work, titled <i>Hong Kong Yesterday</i>, he captured the essence of the city throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He was fascinated by the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and …

25 Pieces of Geometric Wall Art We Want NOW

When it comes to decorating our walls, we’ve always loved thinking outside the frame. We believe that the more sides, the better, meaning geometric wall art is the best way to add visual interest to your space. From wood and canvas to paper and wire, you can find all kinds of inspiration with these …

A History of Reading

In 1996, essayist and editor Alberto Manguel produced a 22-chapter literary adventure solely exploring the act of reading. His passion for turning the pages was met with clever anecdotes and well-researched information, all uniting to form "A History of Reading," a beloved book on the power of …

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The world is rife—even overrun—with business books. Whether it's sage management advice or dubious tips on working two hours a week from a hammock, the business section of most bookstores is full of all flavors for would-be entrepreneurs and those looking to make moves in the business world. …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

Grazia

Bain Deal Makes TOMS Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie A $300 Million Man

Blake Mycoskie’s TOMS business card reads ‘chief shoe giver.’<p>It’s exactly the sort of jaunty, casual job title one might expect from the 37-year-old, who has spent the better part of a decade cultivating his image as a hipster Robin Hood while masterminding an ethical “one-for-one” business model …

James Foley Gave This Chilling Talk To Journalism Students Three Years Before He Was Murdered

On June 2, 2011, Foley was invited to speak at his alma mater, which he graduated from in 2008, and he told his story of covering conflict, the allure of reporting from war zones, and what it was actually like to be captured in Libya, where he was previously held by Gaddafi forces for six …

U.S. Air Force

Stunning aerial photos of US beaches reveal secret social patterns

When he’s hanging off the side of a helicopter that’s hovering 300 feet above a beach, Antoine Rose doesn’t always fully see what he’s shooting. Sometimes the Belgian-born photographer notices only later that the beach was a nude beach, for instance. But patterns emerge from his photos, offering …

Peter Duggan's Artoon: it's elementary, my dear curator

Sometimes the art world lacks a little – simplicity. The differences between Rousseau's bold graphic shapes and the complex curves of a Rubens painting are all too obvious. Yes, Rousseau was a famous naive artist, but it seems this curator is too … Continue reading...

My friend, Picasso

Lucien Clergue befriended Pablo Picasso in 1953. Over the next 20 years, he took intimate portraits of the artist in his studio, at bullfights and on the beach.<p>“Clergue’s photographs are from God’s own sketchbooks,” Pablo Picasso once said of the French photographer, who will turn 80 in August. …

Jewish Jesus and Identity Theft in Renaissance Art

In a strong statement that challenges the historic divide between Christianity and Judaism, Pope Francis recently proclaimed, "Inside every Christian is a Jew." But if you look at Renaissance artworks that depict Jesus, you will not find any evidence of a Jew inside the Christianized Jesus -- even …

23 Refreshing Iced Coffee Recipes

Iced coffee is our all-time favorite pick-me-up, especially on a hot afternoon — and, let’s be real, sometimes you need caffeine and dessert simultaneously. There’s something about the combination of toasty, roasty coffee and icy, creamy sweetness that sends shivers up our spine. Since …

How to plan your dream wedding

Expert tips on choosing the perfect wedding dress, flowers, makeup and food for any bride<p><i>THE DRESS</i><p>Caroline Burstein offers her tips. She is the creative director of <i>Browns</i> fashion boutique and the founder of <i>Browns Bride</i> in London:<p>1. <i>Keep an open mind.</i> Often, women have a very fixed idea of what they …

Artist Creates Astonishing Portraits From Dryer Lint

Visual artist Tonya Corkey doesn't creates her portraits using ink, oil or pen, she uses an entirely different material all together. It's a material …

Vesper, a Discreet Vibrator Necklace

Wearable tech has never been more pleasurable—or sexy—than the products developed by Crave. Their high-quality adult objects stand apart from the majority of the market for their innovative and sleek design, from leather bracelets that turn into handcuffs to a near-silent vibrator that also works …

Rose Gold

Printed Screenshot of Famous 4Chan Post Sold on eBay for $90,900

This is the neatest, weirdest thing I've seen all week.<p>4Chan is a huge imageboard posting site. Some time ago, an anonymous poster commented about …

15 Epic Sundaes Sure to Put a Cherry on Top of Your Day

A month devoted to ice cream deserves only the best recipes to go along with it. And since we’ve already helped you pick out an ice cream maker and hooked you up with all the latest ice cream gadgets, we’ve decided it’s finally time to get to makin’. Check out these 15 epic ice cream sundae recipes …

Ramadan, Day 29: Death and Dying

Sani Maikatanga—AP<p>Santi Palacios—AP<p>Rob Griffith—AP<p>Abd Raouf—AP<p>Vahid Salemi—AP<p>Achmad Ibrahim—AP<p>Andy Wong—AP<p>Emrah Gurel—AP<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Aimen …

Here's How Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Was Built (PHOTOS)

Abu Dhabi's most iconic landmark is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which features eighty-two white domes. Built between 1996 and 2007, it was designed to be an architectural wonder that incorporated both modern and classic Islamic artistic styles. Greek and Italian white marble covers the exterior, …

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2018

The Telegraph’s flagship event for SMEs returns in Autumn 2018 and for the first time will tour the country to champion entrepreneurship and provide essential advice for small businesses with ambitious growth plans. Coming first to Birmingham (September 18), then Manchester (September 27) and …

25 Epic Dessert Mashup Recipes to Satisfy ALL of Your Cravings

Picture this: You’re at a party where you’re sitting around relaxing, taking in the amazing decor and delicious food, and then the dessert table is revealed. Suddenly, all self control is thrown out the window and you’re piling cakes on pies on cookies, because they all look so good! Well, resist …

How Does Fasting Affect the Human Body?

The month of Ramadan is a time of fasting and prayer for an estimated 8 million American Muslims and 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide. For thirty days, observers forgo both food and water from dawn until dusk, only breaking their fast once the sun has set.<p>The practice of fasting isn't unique to Islam. …

Weight Loss

Does Banksy’s ‘Spy Booth’ Belong to the Government?

Auctions<p>British surveyor hatches plan to rescue £1 million mural from the auction block.<p>,<p>The British government may be the rightful owners of …

A Colorful Minimalist Series of Flat-Shadowed Icons Depicting Famous ‘Star Wars’ Characters

Lisbon, Portugal artist Filipe Carvalho created a colorful minimalist series of flat-shadowed icons that depict famous characters from the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Does Banksy’s tongue-in-cheek Spy Booth really belong to the British government? 

Does Banksy’s tongue-in-cheek <i>Spy Booth</i> really belong to the British government?