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CHRISTY TURLINGTON ON AGING, WELLNESS, AND THE DEFUNDING OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD

The Founder and Chief Executive of Every Mother Counts on the defunding of Planned Parenthood and the impact on mother and infant mortality in the new political climate.

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HOW TO STOP WASTING FOOD

How to think sustainably when shopping for groceries: the smarter you are about a few important rules while shopping, the less food you’ll waste.

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HOW CHARITY: WATER USES DATA TO CONNECT DONORS AND THE PEOPLE THEY’RE HELPING

CEO Scott Harrison’s obsession with transparency is driving Charity: Water to develop new technologies and fundraising techniques.

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INSIDE THE AIRPORT OF THE FUTURE

By 2035, there will be 7.8 billion air travellers a year – that’s roughly double the 3.8 billion who took to the skies in 2016 – and, as a consequence, many airports will need to up their game if they want to reach global-hub status.

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3 WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TAX RETURN DOLLARS

With the most active part of tax season coming to an end, there is a lot of noise surrounding this tax season and tax returns. What are 3 of your options?

INC 

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THE MODIST AIMS TO BE THE NET A PORTER OF MODEST FASHION

As the company sees it, modesty is not simply a religious mandate, but often a personal choice bent on “the desire to be elegant and carefully dressed.” Their target customer is everywhere from New York to Shanghai to Melbourne.

GLOSSY 

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THE ICE CREAM MADE FROM FOOD WASTE

Portland-based Salt & Straw is releasing a new series of flavors crafted exclusively from food that otherwise would have ended up in the trash to bring attention to all the good food we throw away.

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ELON MUSK’S BILLION-DOLLAR CRUSADE TO STOP THE A.I. APOCALYPSE

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too.

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THIS BEEKEEPER WANTS YOU TO STOP EATING COUNTERFEIT HONEY

Munchies spoke to Bee Local’s Ryan LeBrun about bees, honey laundering, and the future of ethical honey harvesting in America.

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WOMEN, POLITICS, AND VOGUE

Theresa May, the British prime minister, was to appear on the April cover of American Vogue, the Guardian said in January. She’d reportedly been photographed by Annie Leibovitz at Chequers, the official country house of the prime minister.

RACKED 

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AFRICA IS KICKING OFF A MASSIVE CAMPAIGN TO ERADICATE POLIO

One of the largest-ever campaigns to vaccinate kids against polio will take place in Africa this week in a global attempt to stamp out the disease, the World Health Organization announced.

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TOUR DESIGNER ERIN FETHERSTON’S LOS ANGELES HOME

The designer talks her transition to Los Angeles and motherhood, as well as the latest on her cult-loved line. Erin recently launched her first Home collection and is exploring a pared down, minimalist side of feminine aesthetic in her ready-to-wear collections.

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DVF: GENEROSITY IS THE BEST INVESTMENT

Diane von Furstenberg on the responsibility of being a woman, believing in your own strength and being generous with it’s power.

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POLITICS OF CLASS AND IDENTITY DIVIDING ALEPPO – AND SYRIA

This week marked the end of the sixth year of the war in Syria. News Deeply dives into why it’s so hard for refugees to return to Aleppo – and what this signals for the rest of the country.

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FAST FASHION FADING AS H&M, ZARA SHINE LIGHT ON STRAINS

The recent results of fast fashion brands suggest customers are investing in online brands and lifestyle experiences.

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NORWAY IS THE HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. WHAT’S THE SECRET?

So it seems we’re all moving Oslo and getting down with community spirit.

TIME 

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HOW CHOBANI’S HAMDI ULUKAYA IS WINNING AMERICA’S CULTURE WAR

How a Kurdish shepherd and political science student built a $3.6 billion empire and now channels a new kind of business leadership.

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DESIGN LOVERS WILL BE VISITING THESE 5 PLACES THIS MAY

From Cannes to Chicago and Sydney it’s time to marry design with travel this summer.

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VOGUE INTERVIEWS SELENA GOMEZ

Criticisms with the interviewer aside, Gomez has some crucial things to say about instagram use, therapy and mental health more generally.

VOGUE 

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WHAT IS ‘RAINFOREST-FREE’ CLOTHING AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?

Did you know that 120 million trees will be transformed into clothes this year? And up to 40% of them will be from old-growth ecosystems. That’s rainforests btw.

RACKED 

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COVER STORY: GLOSSIER’S EMILY WEISS

How this entrepreneurial maven is democratizing the face of beauty and nailing the content and commerce dilemma in the process.

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KIDS ARE BETTER FRIENDS WHEN THEY SPEND TIME AWAY FROM THEIR SCREENS

We’re pretty sure this isn’t just one for the kids. Did you know that screens limit our ability to read people’s emotions? Read the stats to back it up.

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PATAGONIA EXEC JUST GIFTED 1MM ACRES OF LAND TO CHILE

Kristi Tompkins and her late husband Doug Tompkins spent the last few years buying up 3.4 million acres of land. They just gifted Chile 1 million acres of it.

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LR LOVES: JENNI KAYNE

The Los Angeles designer on embodying Californian cool, entrepreneurialism and her design process.

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THE STORY OF A NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR

If you were to pass by her, she could be anyone — a businesswoman, a doctor, or perhaps a lawyer. She entered the room with an astonishing presence, as if she was attuned to a different frequency — like she was someone truly extraordinary.

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AN INSIDE LOOK AT PARIS FASHION WEEK

Immerse yourself in the best Paris Fashion Week Shows with Carin Olsson, the photographer and  blogger of Paris In Four Months.

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THE UNSEEN

An invisible border divides downtown Los Angeles into a flourishing cultural hub moved by an artistic undercurrent and a rabbit hole of homelessness and hopelessness. The Starbucks on 6th and Spring Street is just one intersection of the gentrification and destitution.

RYOT 

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THE DESIGNERS: MARY KATE AND ASHLEY OLSEN

The road to fashion success is paved with labels that have fallen by the wayside, so it takes serious talent to steer not one but two brands to great heights.

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VITAMINS GET A MAKEOVER

New lifestyle branding for vitamin supplements reinvigorates a staid consumer category. Half of all Americans regularly take a vitamin or supplement, according to a Gallup survey, creating an industry worth an estimated $37 billion.

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THE WORLD CHANGING IDEAS OF 2017

We’ve collected nine big ideas–from replacing factory farms with fish farms to creating a true global democracy–that can help us imagine the kind of world we can build.These stories should give you hope.

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5 CANCER FIGHTING FOODS – PLUS WHAT TO AVOID

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to the data, it’s undeniable that lifestyle—including food—plays a major role.

GOOP 

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TRAVEL: DANCING WITH THE TAJ

Glimmering wanly in the fading light, the great structure sat like a forgotten pearl in a dried out riverbed.

CEREAL 

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PHOTOS FROM HOLI: THE FESTIVAL OF COLORS

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Revelers traditionally throw bright colored powders at friends and strangers.

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UPCYCLING FOR THE MASSES

From kitchens to footwear, recycled plastic is showing up in more mass-market products. This month Ikea launched Kungsbacka, a new range of kitchen fronts made from recycled PET bottles.

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TORY BURCH ON HOW TO BE AMBITIOUS

In 2004, a reporter asked me if I was “ambitious”. His question made me very uncomfortable. After the interview a friend of mine called and said, “I really liked the article but you shied away from the word ambition.”

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AMAL CLOONEY’S BABY BUMP AND THE AWKWARD STATE OF THE MEDIA BRAND

On Thursday, the human rights lawyer Amal Clooney made an appearance at the United Nations to participate in a meeting titled “The Fight Against Impunity for Atrocities: Bringing Da’esh to Justice.”

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EMMA WATSON: REBEL BELLE

Since her years as Hermione ended, Emma Watson has fought to assert her own identity. Now that she has found her voice—most notably as a U.N. ambassador—she’s revamping a classic stereotype, the Disney princess, in Beauty and the Beast.

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WHY GIGI’S VOGUE ARABIA COVER MATTERS

As Vogue Arabia’s inaugural cover, featuring Gigi Hadid, is revealed, writer and image maker Mohieb Dahabieh writes on the story behind the cover – and why this beautiful fashion image means so much more than that.

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WHY AMAZON IS THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY

Picture your ideal neighborhood. What does it look like? Is it manicured, with buildings set in a pattern so that everything flows together, designed for perfection?

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HOW “LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA” WAS BANNED IN INDIA

There are many ways to react towards a “lady-orientated” film. Ridicule, in the case of last year’s all-lady Ghostbusters. Apprehension, that it won’t make its budget back, as with Hidden Figures, or Bridesmaids. But if you make a “lady-orientated” film in India, there’s every chance it will be banned.

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THE GEOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN CLIMATE CONFUSION

Climate change may seem like a complicated issue, but it’s actually simple if you understand five key facts, according to Edward Maibach, director of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University.

CNN 

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BEING QUIET IS PART OF BEING  A GOOD CEO

The amount of literature devoted to teaching people how to become a successful executive is vast. And that’s no surprise: People aspire to be in the C-suite, and they want to do a good job when they finally get to the top rung of the corporate ladder.

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DIOR’S MESSAGE OF FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

The Italian designer clearly feels duty-bound to say something impactful about the female experience at a house that has, for the past 70 years, explored femininity from the perspective of male designers; from Christian Dior himself to Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano and Raf Simons.

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BIOAVAILABILITY: THE SECRET TO MAKING EVERY FOOD A SUPERFOOD

The world’s healthiest foods all have one thing in common, and it has nothing to do with a ‘super’ status. The bioavailability of nutrients in our food is one of the most important and little talked about  factors of good nutrition these days…

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800 PEOPLE WERE FED WITH LEFTOVER OSCARS FOOD THANKS TO THIS ACTRESS

When life gives you taro root tacos, short ribs, parmesan funnel cakes, parsnip agnolotti, spicy gougères topped with black truffle powder, and Oscar-shaped matzo crackers with smoked salmon, you make a statement about food waste.

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THE SECRET TO LIVING A FULFILLING LIFE

Prioritizing what’s important is challenging in today’s world. The split focus required to maintain a career and a home, not to mention a Facebook feed, can feel overwhelming.

INC. 

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NOMA DISHWASHER BECOMES CO-OWNER OF DANISH RESTAURANT

A dishwasher described as the “heart and soul” of the world-class Danish restaurant Noma has been made a co-owner of the establishment he has worked in for 14 years.

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40 THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN 40 YEARS

Miracles happen. That girl you thought would never fall in love will fall in love. That sibling who pledged to never speak to you again will speak to you again. Your friend with three failed rounds of IVF and two miscarriages will soon call you from the hospital cot post C-section, a baby on each breast.

VOGUE 

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CAMERON RUSSELL: THE MODEL’S MARCH

“I fear that sometimes I speak up because I’m the most powerful person in the room and there are no repercussions. And it scares me that in instances when I’m not, I don’t speak up.”

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WHY CHANCE THE RAPPER MAKES MUSIC FOR FREE

“I never wanted to sell my music,” says Chance the Rapper, “because I thought putting a price on it put a limit on it and inhibited me from making a connection.”

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HOW TO OVERCOME IMPOSTER SYNDROME

“Any moment, someone could come through the door, tap me on the shoulder, and tell me that it’s been concluded that I’m really not very good, certainly not an asset to the business, and it would be better for everyone if I packed my things and left.”

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MOVIES LIKE MOONLIGHT DON’T WIN AN OSCAR, UNTIL THEY DO

It’s hard to overstate just how culturally, economically, institutionally and statistically improbable an outcome “Moonlight’s” best-picture Oscar win represents.

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