Scientists Find the Skull of Humanity’s Ancestor — on a Computer

A single new fossil can change the way we think about human origins, but discovering it — deep in a cave or buried in rock — remains a daunting struggle for hammer-wielding paleoanthropologists. “It can take years and luck to find the right one,” said Aurélien Mounier, a paleoanthropologist at the French National Museum of…


Emilia Clarke’s Best Red Carpet Looks

Emilia Clarke may be finishing her final press run for Game of Thrones, but the actress’s red carpet style has been on point for years. Here, ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards where Game of Thrones is nominated, we bring you our favorite red carpet looks from Daenerys Targaryen.

‘Psychic’ Who Promised to Lift Curse Gets Prison Time

She was a 27-year-old medical student in 2007, suffering from depression and going through hard times, when a self-proclaimed spiritual counselor approached her at a mall in Houston with the promise of supernatural help. The student, looking for an answer, agreed to a psychic reading. The purported psychic said her name was Jacklyn Miller and…


Designing a Home and a Marriage

For Edward and Sally Yedid, designing a home was an essential part of building their relationship. ​In May 2015, when they happened to meet at a friend’s dinner party in Paris, he was a partner at the architecture and design firm Grade and was living in New York, and she was working as a product…


Texas Monthly Creates a Tempting Job: Taco Editor

Texas Monthly, which bills itself as “the national magazine of Texas,” is so focused on covering all things Lone Star that its masthead lists a barbecue editor. It also has correspondents who cover the rural-life blues, and a columnist who explains “western chic” and the dos and don’ts of boots. Now, the publication is dipping…


Elizabeth Warren, Fashion Muse?

Are Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders the muses of the moment? This I was wondering while sitting deep in the bowels of New York on an unused J/Z station on Kenmare Street, watching Tom Ford’s version of simplicity go by. Industry-watchers spent a lot of time speculating in the run-up to this fashion week about…


29 Future It-Bags Debuting at New York Fashion Week

Next year’s it-bags are finally starting to crop up at NYFW, and we’re taking notes. Think leather shoulder bags trimmed in ostrich feather, bedazzled evening bags you’ll re-style with denim, and, of course, the itty-bitty bag (because sometimes you choose style over practicality.) Click through to see what your favorite brands—including Brandon Maxwell, Staud, and…


27 of the Best Boots, Sneakers, and Heels Walking New York Fashion Week

We’re never not shopping for new shoes, and the Spring/Summer runways at New York Fashion Week are offering up the latest goods we’re adding to our wish list. From Tory Burch’s preppy luxe loafers to the definition of a minimalist heel at Helmut Lang, click through for the best shoes from NYFW.

Everything That Happened Day 4 of New York Fashion Week

On Day 4 of New York Fashion Week, we were basically running on coffee, mascara, and the promise of Tom Ford. Along the way, we discovered some really beautiful clothes that were a new kind of wake-up call… though yeah, more coffee would also be nice. Carolina Herrera ANGELA WEISSGetty Images If trends are gambles,…


Casually Watching a Burlesque Show With Martha Stewart

«I know what you’re thinking,» says Martha Stewart. «What the heck am I doing here?» Here would be a 30-minute burlesque show, complete with black lace bustiers, bedazzled thongs, fake nails sculpted into lethal talons, and Paris Hilton clinging to a spangled Eiffel Tower, because why not? Noam GalaiGetty Images The occasion was The Blonds’…