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Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

Articles about 5 modern glass houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Architecture

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

Classic Fan Photos

Keith Richards<p>Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones signs an autograph for three fans outside the Chevron Hotel in Sydney during the band's Australian …

The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Books

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across a child-size navy blue jumper. The jumper turned out to be part of Amy's old school uniform from Osidge Primary School in Southgate, north London …

Most Stylish Women

In honor of our Personal Style issue, Bazaar showcases 12 women whose looks we adore.<p>In honor of our Personal Style issue, <i>Bazaar</i> showcases 12 women whose looks we adore. Plus, see 50 more stylish women we admire.

Olek Crochets an Entire Four-Car Locomotive in Lodz, Poland | Colossal

<p>Textile artist Olek has just completed work on what may be her largest piece ever, a four-car locomotive covered in crocheted technicolor camo in …

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

Inside a Vegas Wedding Chapel

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Someone is pounding on the door.</b> It is the insistent pounding of someone who wants to get married, and wants to get married now.<p>It’s 2 a.m. and Jerry Warrell, wedding coordinator at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, has spent the evening at the reception desk …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to …

Amazing Road Trips

Travel Photography

Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

Hand Lettered Poster Illustrations by Design Different

Hand Lettered Posters.<p>Check out this nice series of hand lettered poster illustrations by Design Different aka Ryan McArthur. The posters feature …

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

1. <i>Nevermind</i> (1991)<p><b>Nirvana<br>Design by Robert Fisher and Kirk Weddle</b><p>Spencer Elden's first time swimming was a memorable one.<p>At four months old, Elden was …

Steven Spielberg

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

Travel Photography

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Books

The Girl Just Wants to Have Fun

In or out of the city, Sarah Jessica Parker is always in fashion. Plus, see her exclusive September cover fashion shoot.<p>She brings a book to lunch—Susan Choi's <i>My Education</i>—and she wears a yellow T-shirt that says NEW YORK CITY, slim gray jeans, and ballet flats. Without makeup Sarah Jessica Parker …

25 Crowdsourced Covers For Literary Classics

A few months back, we wrote about a project called Recovering the Classics, which planned to crowdsource enticing new covers for 50 literary classics–great books like <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>, <i>Grimm’s Fairy Tales</i>, <i>Frankenstein</i>, and <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>. By now, the masses have had time to file an incredible …

Scripps Pier Sunset, La Jolla, California

Inside the Extravagant Wedding of Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas

Wedding of the year? In a V.F. exclusive, social-media baron Sean Parker and singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas traded vows amid towering redwoods.<p>Photographed by Christian Oth and Mark Seliger, the must-be-seen-to-be-believed lush images—appearing here for the first time—show nuptials guests like …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City