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Europe’s fastest growing tourist economies include Moldova, Bosnia, and… San Marino?

Europe’s fastest growing tourist economies include Moldova, Bosnia, and… San Marino?

As the summer travel season comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about your next adventure. And a new list of the tourist…
The 10 pounds everyone wants to lose has very little to do with health

The 10 pounds everyone wants to lose has very little to do with health

Earlier this week, the diet company formerly known as Weight Watchers changed its name to WW, and reminded the public that its tagline is “Wellness…
Whisper networks were a survival tool for generations of women. It’s time to stop whispering

Whisper networks were a survival tool for generations of women. It’s time to stop whispering

“I know I never did that,” US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh told a Fox News interviewer earlier this week, addressing a New Yorker story…
Kanye’s Yeezy sneaker line may lose its luster without its scarcity

Kanye’s Yeezy sneaker line may lose its luster without its scarcity

Not too long ago, it was unthinkable for a new Yeezy sneaker to drop and not sell out almost instantly. Every new release in the…
Nike’s Kaepernick ad is what happens when capitalism and activism collide

Nike’s Kaepernick ad is what happens when capitalism and activism collide

There aren’t many entities in our lives that have voices as loud as those of corporations. They buy up air time between the shows we…
The latest ugly thing Balenciaga is making cool: Comic Sans

The latest ugly thing Balenciaga is making cool: Comic Sans

Microsoft’s font library just got a high fashion makeover, courtesy of the luxury label and notorious maker of ugly things, Balenciaga. Creative director Demna Gvasalia…
Tesla races to turn a profit amid questions about its ability to deliver cars

Tesla races to turn a profit amid questions about its ability to deliver cars

Tesla may have finally straightened out its critical production bottlenecks. The company met Wall Street expectations producing 80,142 vehicles in the third quarter, about 50%…
Robert Mapplethorpe’s work still has the power to cause a censorship scandal

Robert Mapplethorpe’s work still has the power to cause a censorship scandal

In 1983, six years before the artist and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe died at 42, due to complications from HIV/AIDS, the New York Times’ art critic…
Women were gagged, bound, exposed, and ignored on Paris runways last week

Women were gagged, bound, exposed, and ignored on Paris runways last week

The rise of modest, androgynous, and ugly fashion aesthetics have all contributed to a marked absence of overtly sexy clothes on the world’s fashion runways…
The story behind the Medusa statue that has become the perfect avatar for women’s rage

The story behind the Medusa statue that has become the perfect avatar for women’s rage

Maybe you’ve seen her in your social media feed. A woman in the midst of an unsavory, unrequested task, she stands naked, her hair a…
50 years ago, the Boeing 747 created air travel as we know it

50 years ago, the Boeing 747 created air travel as we know it

On Sept. 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 rolled out of its custom-built assembly plant in Everett, Washington. From the beginning, everything about the plane…
Many women still shape their lives around the idea of “wifehood”

Many women still shape their lives around the idea of “wifehood”

When the King of Sweden asks Joan, the protagonist of the newly-released film The Wife, what she does for a living, she replies, ironically, “I…
“Kylie Skin” is a smart business idea from one of the savviest minds in beauty

“Kylie Skin” is a smart business idea from one of the savviest minds in beauty

The reality TV star, model, and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner may be branching into skincare—at least if three trademarks filed with the US Patent Office…
Apple’s new bagel emoji tells a sad story of automation gone wrong

Apple’s new bagel emoji tells a sad story of automation gone wrong

Mangoes, molars, mosquitos and mooncakes: All these things will soon become expressible on your device in a picture-based form. With iOS 12.1, Apple is adding…
The best foods to eat for a good night’s sleep

The best foods to eat for a good night’s sleep

Sleep has become widely recognized as playing a really important role in our overall health and wellness—alongside diet, stress management, and exercise. Recently, researchers have…
Snoop Dogg is the lifestyle guru we need right now

Snoop Dogg is the lifestyle guru we need right now

There are many types of lifestyle gurus. Some sell vitamins. Others sling colorful cookware. But to properly inspire others to lead their best lives, three…
The accidental #HimToo poster boy is why parents shouldn’t be on Twitter

The accidental #HimToo poster boy is why parents shouldn’t be on Twitter

This weekend, 32-year-old Pieter Hanson experienced everyone’s worst nightmare when a parent joins social media: An awkward tweet from his mother led to his being…
On the world’s longest flight, expect flat beds, guided stretches, and lobster thermidor

On the world’s longest flight, expect flat beds, guided stretches, and lobster thermidor

The world’s longest flight is just two days away (Oct. 11)—a little over twice the length of the journey itself. From Thursday, you’ll be able…
What is a snack? Not even nutritionists can agree

What is a snack? Not even nutritionists can agree

Lately, the world of snacks has been a battleground. Once seen as a friendly gesture at work, breakroom treats like birthday cake and banana bread…
On World Mental Health Day, five simple lifestyle changes to improve your mood

On World Mental Health Day, five simple lifestyle changes to improve your mood

When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not…