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This New Collection of Helmut Newton's Photography Is a Must-See

The erotically-charged black and white photography made an indelible mark on the fashion world.<p>The late Helmut Newton is known for his black and white photography that always erred towards the erotic and left a provocative stamp on the fashion industry. Now, one of the largest exhibitions of his …

Art

'SNL' Gave Us the Perfect 'Fresh Prince' Parody

Imagine if the classic sitcom went very, very dark.<p>It starts out just as we all remember—spinning throne, West Philadelphia, basketball court. But SNL’s parody of <i>The</i> <i>Fresh Prince</i> <i>of Bel-Air</i>'s iconic opening (which stars a truly inspired Chris Redd as His Royal Freshness) quickly takes the familiar …

In Scotland I Met Mystical Highland Ponies Who Seemed Like Ghosts

I went to Scotland to clear my head. During the last year a lot had happened – both good and bad. Feelings demand to be felt, and I didn’t have any …

Scottish Highlands

From Venice to Dubai, the World's Most Luxurious Hotel Bathrooms

Whether it's thanks to uber luxe marble finishings, sweeping views, or dreamy bathtubs , these hotels have bathrooms so cool, you might never want to leave. Here, some of the most remarkable, beautiful hotel bathrooms from around the globe.

Ritz-Carlton

Phantom Thread's Lesley Manville: 'I’m too nice, too forgiving, too open, too trusting'

The first time Lesley Manville met Daniel Day-Lewis, they went on a rip-roaring night out. Dinner at the Wolseley flowed into after-dinner drinks, before they hunkered down in the honesty bar of a smart Covent Garden hotel and helped themselves to copious amounts of gin. All in the name of art, of …

Minimal prefab home was assembled in just 5 hours

The modern home features a facade of wood slats, recessed windows, and a floating staircase<p>Madrid-based studio [baragaño] was inspired by the local architecture of raised wooden granaries for their design of Montaña House—a modular prefab beauty in the small Spanish town of Valdés.<p>With an internal …

An MIT professor says this 1996 logic puzzle may be the hardest brain teaser on the internet

Are you itching to test your smarts? You've come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic puzzle back in 1996, but people are still scratching their heads over it today. (If you prefer numbers over words, find the missing one in this puzzle.)<p>Mathematician …

Mathematics

Incredible Home by Vipp

The Danish company Vipp produces and markets interior fittings, especially for the bathroom and kitchen. But the manufacturer went further this time, …

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …

Graphic Design

Google taught an AI to edit photos like a pro and the results are glorious

Landscape photography is hard, no matter how beautiful an environment you’re shooting in. You need to be well-versed in composition, deal with weather conditions, know how to adjust your camera settings for the best possible shot, and then edit it to come up with a pleasing picture.<p>Google might be …

Computer Scientists Demonstrate The Potential For Faking Video

An update from the Wild Wild West of fake news technologies: A team of computer scientists have figured out how to make words come out of the mouth of former President Barack Obama — on video — by using artificial intelligence.<p>If you've been on the Internet at any point in the last year, there's a …

Take a Deep Dive Into the Raf Simons Archive With 4 Newly Digitized Shows

Raf Simons is the king of fashion right now. His clothing is emulated everywhere (and he knows it), and his ideas about youth culture, recontextualization, collaboration, and art resonate around the fashion world. How did a Belgian guy with no experience in fashion become the man to beat?<p>The …

Molly Goddard reimagines archive for V&A show

2017 has already been a big year for Molly Goddard. The British designer – known for her oversized, tulle dresses – was one of eight finalists for the recent LVMH Prize. Not to mention she picked up the award for British Emerging Talent at the Fashion Awards too. Her success continues, last week …

Central Saint Martins

One cryptic storyteller is using Twitter to craft thrilling interactive fiction

Numerous esteemed authors have previously relied on Twitter to tell original <i>Flash fiction,</i> but one talented storyteller is pushing his tales way beyond the 140 character limit to create interactive <i>scenarios</i> that put you in charge of the story.<p>Artist Nas Maraj has created a truly engaging story …

Moncler & Greg Lauren Unveil More Items From Its "COLLIDE" Collaborative Collection

Seriously distressed.<p>After announcing their team up a few months back, Moncler and artist/designer Greg Lauren recently unveiled more items from …

Startup bank Monzo's losses jump as it approaches quarter of a million customers

Monzo published its annual report for the year to February 28, 2017, late on Tuesday night.<p>The report shows that Monzo made a pre-tax loss of £7.9 million in the period, up from £1.6 million the year prior. Income rose from £5,000 to £140,000.<p>The startup says that the jump in losses is down to its …

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This is the cult-favorite beauty product that Vanessa Hudgens uses to get glowing skin

There’s something supernatural about the way celebrities seem to have eternally youthful and glowing skin, hence our determination to find out …

Dashboard Design | 20 Beautiful Examples of Dashboards

Share!<p>If you are currently working on a mobile or web application or planning to create one in the future, then this article will definitely come in …

10 plant-covered buildings that point to a greener future

Architects are touting plant-covered tower blocks as a way to tackle air pollution and improve the quality of urban life. From one of the world's …

Architecture

These Eye Creams Will Make You Look Wide Awake — Instantly

The pace of society has sped up to the point that you can get groceries delivered to your door within the hour, and yet most eye creams still take …

Why exactly was this fashion week so unfashionable?

Drab coloured suits, knitted v-necks, cycling shorts, hiking anoraks – if there was one thing that was noticeable about this past month of fashion shows, it was just how unfashionable it all was. On the back of the past few seasons, where we saw shifting calendars and brands trialing ‘See Now, Buy …

Fashion Week

An interesting way to create great black and white images in Photoshop

There are so many ways to convert an digital photographs from colour to black and white it’ll make your head spin. Personally, if I know in advance I …

How to Serve Snacks for Dinner, the Italian Way

<i>We partnered with Galliano to share what we'll be serving during our own</i> aperitivi <i>all summer long.</i><p>A call to action for the harried hosts of the world: Let's agree to get rid of the dinner part of the dinner party, shall we? Let's set aside our aspirations for elaborately staged courses and a …

Shooting 10 Powerful Street Photos in One Ugly Location

When I started out in photography, I always thought: if I could shoot in New York City, Tokyo, Paris or Amsterdam, my street photos would be much …

Moss-covered CityTree has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees

20 of them have been deployed so far around the world<p>From smog-sucking bikes to electric taxis and paint made of car exhaust, designers and architects are stepping up to address air pollution—the world’s single largest health risk. But a new air filter making the rounds in Oslo, Paris, Brussels, …

The Totally Insane NYC Dishes You Need To Try

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to eat roasted guinea pig in Flushing, Queens. Oh, is that not how the Statue of Liberty …

New York City

Over To You, Alexandra Shulman

AFTER 25 years at the helm of British <i>Vogue</i>, today marks Alexandra Shulman's last day in the office. We've had the goodbye parties, toasted her future …