Bulgari Adds a Pop Art Dash of Andy Warhol to Its New Collection

Andy Wardhol was such a big a fan of Bulgari’s bold, colorful designs that he never made a trip to Rome without visiting the jeweler’s headquarters. He dubbed it “the most important museum of contemporary art.” Fittingly, it was a conversation between Warhol and Nicolo Bulgari, published in the November 1980 issue of Interview, that…

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Check In: Hotel Review: In London, Staying True to Local Roots

Rates Start at £299 pounds, or about $385, at current exchange rates. Basics After an extensive monthslong renovation led by SHH Architecture and Interior Design, the Trafalgar St. James, formerly known as the Trafalgar hotel, reopened in August 2017 as part of Hilton’s Curio Collection. The 131-room property has a storied past: it housed the…

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Matter: Yes, the Octopus Is Smart as Heck. But Why?

To demonstrate how smart an octopus can be, Piero Amodio points to a YouTube video. It shows an octopus pulling two halves of a coconut shell together to hide inside. Later the animal stacks the shells together like nesting bowls — and carts them away. “It suggests the octopus is carrying these tools around because…

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Medical News Today: What is the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) diet?

IIFYM stands for «if it fits your macros,». This dieting technique involves counting the number of macronutrients, rather than calories, that a person is consuming. Unlike diets that involve food restriction, proponents describe IIFYM as a flexible diet that can help people lose weight without drastically changing their eating habits. Little research has investigated the…

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There Will Be Blood-Red Trees

Image Red Christmas trees line a hallway in the East Wing of the White House.CreditAl Drago for The New York Times “Everybody has a different taste,” Melania Trump said this week. Speaking at a town hall conversation at Liberty University, the first lady was referring to her White House Christmas decorations, which were unveiled in…

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How Payless Tricked Influencers Into Paying $600+ for Their $20 Shoes

Getty ImagesRoberto Machado Noa Payless (as in the discount shoe store) just pulled off the prank of the century. In an experiment that set out to prove shoppers will pay top dollar just for a label, the brand opened an extremely fake boutique called Palessi and invited a group of influencers to come shop the…

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Medical News Today: What types of pain can HIV cause?

Experiencing pain is common among people living with HIV. Types of HIV-related pain can include headaches, joint pain, and abdominal cramping. Pain can have a profound, negative impact on people’s overall quality of life. One study revealed that people with HIV were more likely to experience pain than those without HIV. The researchers also found…

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The American Citizen’s Guide to Clean Air

Image A man on the streets of Sacramento in November.CreditRich Pedroncelli/Associated Press The hottest new apocalypse preparation choice for 2019 is not a bunker or a gun or a lifeboat. And it’s not moving to New Zealand. It’s a small gadget that measures the air pollution around you. As climate change reports become increasingly dire,…

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Did You Know Dieter Rams Designed a Handbag?

Image Dieter Rams’s 931 bag. The design, first conceived in 1963, was intended as a gift for his wife. Now the handbag company Tsatsas is bringing it to the public. Apple is hardly the only consumer products company to assert that elegant design can elevate the most ordinary of functional objects. Before there was the…

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