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Kate Middleton Stuns in Canadian Flag-Inspired Dress En Route To Vancouver

O Canada<p>Kate and William take a sea plane on the second day of their royal tour.<p>The royal tour is off with a <i>bang</i>, friends. The Duchess of Cambridge emerged on Sunday, the second day of a week-long royal tour, wearing a red-and-white Alexander McQueen dress which the <i>Daily Mail</i> notes is a “nod to the …

Kate Middleton

Trump Campaign Retracts Gennifer Flowers’ Invitation to First Debate

The billionaire offered the invitation to Flowers to hit back against Mark Cuban's front-row seat.<p>As they gear up for what might be the most memorable presidential debate of the past several decades, <b>Donald Trump</b> and <b>Hillary Clinton</b> appear to be seeking any psychological advantage against their …

Donald Trump

See Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte’s Arrival in Canada

O Canada<p>The family wore matching blue for the kick-off of the royal tour.<p>They have arrived! The royal family made their landing in Victoria, British, Columbia, on Saturday evening (we assume everyone else also cancelled their Saturday evening plans to stay in with a bottle of champagne, re-watching …

Kate Middleton

Bruce Springsteen Calls Trump a “Moron,” Might Campaign for Hillary Clinton

He said of the election: “The whole thing is tragic.”<p><b>Bruce Springsteen</b> has never been cagey about his politics. He’s campaigned for <b>John Kerry</b> in 2004, for <b>Barack Obama</b> in 2008 and 2012, and he thinks he might do the same for <b>Hillary Clinton</b> this year. He’s also a very no-nonsense individual, and is …

Bruce Springsteen

Snapchat Has Rebranded to Snap Inc., Is Now Selling Sunglasses

The CEO explained that the company is more than just an app now.<p>Snapchat is growing stronger. In an announcement on their brand-new website, it was revealed that the company has changed its name to Snap Inc. because, according to CEO <b>Evan Spiegel</b>, Snapchat is bigger than just an app on your phone. …

Snapchat

Air Strikes in Aleppo Leave Syrians Without Water After This Week's Failed Ceasefire

Nearly two million people in Aleppo are without water, according to the UN.<p>After the second planned ceasefire in Syria collapsed on Monday, the Syrian army is working to retake the parts of Aleppo that are currently held by rebels. Their bombing runs on Friday prevented a damaged pumping station …

Water

Marissa Mayer’s Legacy at Yahoo Is Marred by Inaction, Expensive Acquisitions, and Now Security Flaws

Mayer was a disgraced C.E.O. when she failed to turn around Yahoo. A hack involving 500 million of Yahoo’s 1 billion users makes it that much worse.<p>On Thursday, Yahoo announced that a data breach in late 2014 resulted in 500 million Yahoo user accounts being stolen. Among the data, which Yahoo is …

Yahoo

Trump’s Biggest Clinton Conspiracy Theories, Debunked

The Titian billionaire loves pointing his Lilliputian indices at anything with the faintest conspiratorial whiff. Do any of the armchair prosecutor’s charges hold water?<p><b>Donald Trump</b> is both a narcissist and a naïf, a volatile combination that has made the Republican presidential nominee unusually …

Conspiracies

Why Gabrielle Union Would Like to Have a Conversation with Amy Schumer and Kate Upton

talk about it<p>The actress says that change can only occur if we have conversations, despite differing opinions.<p><b>Gabrielle Union’s</b> new movie, <i>The Birth of a Nation</i>, is in theaters October 7, and she is here to talk about it. Specifically, she’s here for a conversation about the issues the film tackles: …

Amy Schumer

What On Earth Is Ted Cruz Doing?

A few theories as to why Cruz, who once called Donald Trump a “serial philanderer” and “pathological liar,” just endorsed the G.O.P. nominee.<p><b>Ted Cruz,</b> who ran for president as a paragon of conservative principles, on Friday endorsed <b>Donald Trump,</b> who previously insulted his wife’s appearance, …

Ted Cruz

The Dream of the 90s Is Alive: Backstreet Boys Are Getting a Las Vegas Residency

It's going to be Larger than Life.<p>The Backstreet Boys have decided to quit playing games with your heart and officially announce their Las Vegas residency. The enduring boy band (man band?) has announced a “Larger than Life” residency at Planet Hollywood, which starts March 1, 2017. Tickets go on …

Las Vegas

Sustainable Beauty and Celebrity

Green Garden<p>A natural feast from Earth to skin<p>When you think of “organic,” “sustainable,” or “natural” beauty, celebrity staples such as <b>Goop</b> or <b>Juice</b>, for which the green-minded <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b> functions as <b>founder</b> and <b>creative director</b> alike, come to mind. You might also consider fan-favorite <b>Honest</b> …

Environmentalism

Week in Fashion: Amal Clooney Channeled Madeline with an Adorable Gucci Dress

Behold 11 memorable looks that will revitalize you for fall and red carpets ahead.<p>Week in Fashion: Amal Clooney Channeled Madeline with an Adorable Gucci Dress<p>Behold 11 memorable looks that will revitalize you for fall and red carpets ahead.<p>Week in Fashion: Amal Clooney Channeled Madeline with an …

Style

How Murder, She Wrote Became an Unexpected Social-Media Style Inspiration

Ageless Icon<p>An Instagram account devoted to Murder, She Wrote’s star detective turned Jessica Fletcher into a style icon for millennials and seasoned fashion aficionados alike.<p>In 1984, <b>Dame Angela Lansbury</b> first appeared on America’s TV screens as the widowed crime-solving sleuth and author, Jessica …

Style

Katy Perry Has “Found Her Prince” in Orlando Bloom

Love in Bloom<p>Perry does Disneyland in the most Katy Perry way possible.<p><b>Katy Perry</b> and <b>Orlando Bloom</b> were the song of the summer this year. They were at Cannes; they were at the Democratic National Convention; they were naked (well, he was naked) on a paddleboard. They were both a surprising pair …

Orlando Bloom

David Beckham Completed the 22 Push-up Challenge on Top of a Piano in His Underwear

For a Good Cause<p>Taking awareness to bizarre extremes.<p>The 22 push-up challenge (find more about the cause here) has reached a certain caliber of British male celebrity. These men, like <b>Guy Ritchie</b> and <b>Jason Statham</b>, carry out their charge while gently ribbing their fellow wildly famous peers. It’s …

David Beckham

Queen of Katwe Shows Lupita Nyong'o Like We Haven't Seen Her in Years

ready for her close-up<p>Two years after she won her Oscar, Lupita's face is finally onscreen again.<p>Since her storybook ascent in 2013, Lupita Nyong'o has been a ubiquitous star. She's starred in several movies, performed on Broadway, earned a lucrative beauty deal with Lancôme, become a style star, …

Star Wars

Plaids, Tweeds, and Checks: The Gentleman’s Guide to Fall 2016 Fashion

From houndstooth jackets to suede-tipped shoes, Vanity Fair picks the men’s must-haves of the season.<p>Plaids, Tweeds, and Checks: The Gentleman’s Guide to Fall 2016 Fashion<p>From houndstooth jackets to suede-tipped shoes, Vanity Fair picks the men’s must-haves of the season.<p>Plaids, Tweeds, and Checks: …

Style

What to Expect from Kate, William, George and Charlotte’s Canada Tour

O Canada<p>Trudeaus, and bears, and photo ops galore!<p>Yes, friends: take that fascinator out from under your bed and dust it off, put some tea on the kettle: it is time for yet another (shout along with us, “Wheel! Of! Fortune!”-style) . . . <i>ROY! AL! TOUR!</i> <b>Prince William</b>, <b>Kate Middleton</b>, <b>Prince George</b>, and</b> …

Canada

Jaden Smith Shared the Gospel of Boxed Water on an Eco-Friendly Field Trip

The Smiths<p>His dad, Will Smith, played chaperone.<p>“Do you know where I can find a water?" <b>Jaden Smith</b> joked after banging on the door of a van of seven reporters on Thursday.<p>He was taking us on a tour of the well site and factory of JUST Water, his seven-year-in-the-making sustainable water-bottle …

Jaden Smith

Netanya-who? The Media’s Short Attention Span on Israel

18 months after the press covered his speech to Congress like it was World War III, the media largely ignored his U.N. address.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>Irrelevance takes hold so quickly among the press. Only Fox News went live to Israeli Prime Minister <b>Benjamin</b> …

Benjamin Netanyahu

The Kardashians and Jenners Had a Confusing All-Hands-on-Deck Reunion

Keeping Up<p>They gathered on the autumnal equinox to collect the latest Yeezy’s and watch Splash.<p>During a mysterious meeting, the purpose of which will surely be revealed in good time, the Kardashian and Jenner sisters converged on Calabasas. It’s as if momager <b>Kris Jenner</b> sent out the bat signal, and …

Entertainment

Hollywood's Wage Gap Is Smaller for Television Stars

cha-ching<p>Male TV stars still make more than their female counterparts, but not by much.<p>According to <i>Forbes’s</i> annual list, <i>Big Bang Theory</i> star <b>Jim Parsons</b> is this year’s highest-paid actor on television. The comedian raked in $25.5 million between the period of June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2016. The next …

Kaley Cuoco

Twitter Stock Surges on Reports of a Possible Sale

Word that Google or Salesforce could end up buying the company just added billions to Twitter’s valuation.<p>Shares of Twitter skyrocketed in premarket trading Friday after CNBC’s <b>David Faber</b> reported that the embattled social media giant, which has been struggling with user growth, would receive a …

Twitter

A V.F. Exclusive: David Beckham Shares His Love for All of His Tattoos and Biotherm Homme

SKINCARE FOR MEN<p>Because a well-groomed man is a man who cares<p><b>David Beckham</b>, the all-time international super–soccer star, now a philanthropist ([<b>7: the David Beckham UNICEF Fund</b>])(http://www.7.org), role model, and sex symbol for all, made a ruckus last weekend when he came into town (New York), …

David Beckham

Airport Involved in Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie Divorce Incident Says No Events In Last 10 Days

News<p>International Falls Airport in Minnesota is said to be where the Jolie-Pitt family’s jet had stopped for fuel when Pitt was allegedly abusive.<p>News broke Thursday morning that law enforcement was gathering information about a possible incident of child abuse involving Brad Pitt in the days …

Airports

Daniel Radcliffe Longs for a Brutal, Bloody Game of Thrones Death

Game On<p>The Boy Who Lived wants to pull an Ian McShane.<p>There are a number of ways for a recognizable face to get tangentially involved with a major franchise. The star can hide behind a stormtrooper’s mask, or behind soot, a hood, and a worried expression. He can keep his face offscreen altogether, …

Daniel Radcliffe

G.O.P. Congressman Says Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

Another moment of racial harmony in 2016.<p>Protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, continued for a third night Thursday as demonstrators took to the street to demand justice for Keith Scott, a black father of seven who was shot and killed by a police officer on Tuesday. As city officials consider …

North Carolina

Priyanka Chopra Talks About Twirling With Tom Hiddleston at the Emmys

you are the dancing queen<p>The actress took her Emmys dress out for a spin. Again. And again.<p>The next time you use the “dancing girl” emoji during a night out, remember that it’s actually just the embodiment of actress <b>Priyanka Chopra</b> reliving her Emmys night. On <i>The Tonight Show</i> Wednesday night, …

Tom Hiddleston

How Your Money Is Helping Fund Donald Trump’s Airline

The Secret Service, funded by taxpayer money, has reportedly reimbursed the Trump-owned TAG Air for seats on his plane.<p>All Americans are paying a price for <b>Donald Trump,</b> in some way. There’s culpability at the hands of some, and insurmountable despair for others (and therapy bills, to boot). There’s …

Money