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RUTH WILSON: A SINGLE MIND

CULTURE: “I go where I can find interesting, complicated, brilliant women,” notes The Affair actress who has won critical acclaim and a cult following since her turn as Alice in Luther.

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DON’T LET FACEBOOK MAKE YOU MISERABLE

WELLNESS: Obviously it’s a given that social media doesn’t always represent reality. From doctored selfies to unrealistic filters, we’re all guilty. But is it making us miserable?

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MOTHER’S DAY LUNCH RECIPES

FOOD: It’s mothers day in the U.S. this week and as such you should probably have something planned. Here’s some fun meals if you’re the culinary type.

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FOUR AMERICAN FASHION HOUSES BEING RESHAPED BY IMMIGRANTS

FASHION: Did you know that immigrants – a Belgian, a Canadian-Korean, a Dominican, a Brit and a Scot are at the helm of some of America’s most iconic fashion houses?

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THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER

CULTURE: A little more info on Barack and Michelle Obama’s next move: a Presidential Center in the South Side of Chicago.

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BREAKING THE CYCLE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN INDIA WITH EDUCATION

IMPACT: ‘While hard statistics on the number of women who’ve been forced into the sex trade are hard to come by, last year the Global Slavery Index found that 18 million people were living in slavery in India…’

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HEADS UP: THE BUSIER YOU ARE, THE MORE YOUR BRAIN NEEDS QUIET TIME

WELLNESS: Even if you’re a raging ENFP the need for silence cannot be overstated. In fact many describe ‘structured periods of silence’ as they key to their success.

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INNOVATIVE NEW CAMPAIGN IS CHANGING THE ADVERTISING WORLD FROM THE INSIDE OUT

CULTURE: How the Danish agency Mindshare is shifting stereotypical perceptions of beauty by hacking the system.

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BRAD PITT TALKS DIVORCE, QUITTING DRINKING, AND BECOMING A BETTER MAN

CULTURE: In perhaps one of his most self-reflective interviews, Pitt talks about changing his lifestyle, diving into family, and exploring some pretty fun National Parks with photographer Ryan McGinley.

GQ 

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CAN WELLNESS SAVE RETAIL?

WELLNESS: We all know that traditional retail is going through a bit of a slump. Can a trendy yoga or meditation class help invigorate an industry that needs some disruption?

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A SEASONED VENTURE CAPITALIST EXPLAINS HOW TO RAISE MONEY

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The fundraising process can be filled with ups, downs, and about turns. Read one investors guide on how to do it to the best of your ability.

GOOP 

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HOW DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE HAS TRUE LEADERSHIP SKILLS? LOOK FOR THESE 5 SIGNS

BUSINESS: A great leader can inspire you to change not just the company but the world and leave you invigorated to do the best job you can. A bad leader produces a toxic work environment and poor results. Here’s what you should be looking for.

INC. 

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I’VE PLANNED THE MET GALA FOR THE PAST 8 YEARS. HERE’S WHAT I’VE LEARNED.

FASHION: This week wouldn’t be complete without some Met Gala recap. Here’s Sylvana Durrett’s inside look on what it takes to organize the event.

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A WORLD-CLASS CHEF BUILT A $600 POP-UP IN THE MEXICAN JUNGLE

FOOD: Apparently it’s the meal of the decade. Rene Redzepi’s Noma in Copenhagen is on hiatus while the team decamps to Mexico.

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ESTÉE LAUDER PRESIDENT JANE HERTZMARK HUDIS ON BEAUTY’S SEA CHANGE

BEAUTY: The traditional players in the beauty space have been rocked by the new social media age. Hertzmark Hudis talks about the industry that’s currently moving at the speed of light.

GLOSSY 

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(IT’S GREAT TO) SUCK AT SOMETHING

LIFESTYLE: It’s ok not be perfect at everything. In fact, it helps you live in the moment if you’re not utterly pre-occupied with your performance.

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BRIE LARSON, HOLLYWOOD’S MOST INDEPENDENT YOUNG STAR

CULTURE: The Oscar winner talks making her way to the top, directing her first feature, and scrapping by in the city of Angeles.

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A NEW WORLD ATLAS FOR A PLANET IN CRISIS

ENVIRONMENT: Apparently by 2100 there’s going to be 10 billion people on Earth. Take a look at how that’s going to affect the planet from an environmental standpoint.

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MET GALA 2017: WHAT ARE “CLOTHES,” ANYWAY? 

FASHION: This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating Rei Kawakubo and her label Comme des Garçons. It’s only the second time in the Museum’s history that they are bestowing the honor on a living designer.

QUARTZ 

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SCENES FROM THE 1992 L.A. RIOTS – AND HOW THESE SPOTS HAVE CHANGED 25 YEARS LATER

CULTURE: The 1992 riots divided Los Angeles. A quarter of a century later, LA Weekly revisits the sites.

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REVIEW: SHERYL SANDBERG’S OPTION B

CULTURE: Sandberg’s second book after Lean In seeks to provide a practical guide to building resilience in the face of adversity, following the death of her husband, Dave Goldberg.

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14 EMERGING DESTINATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

TRAVEL: Get ready to start packing your bags. These are the destinations you’ll be adding to your list in 2017.

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HOW STRESS AFFECTS THE BODY AND HOW TO HEAL THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

WELLNESS: We all know stress is a major factor in deteriorating health. These top tips help you de-stress and heal your nervous system.

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THE IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL UNIFORMS

CULTURE: Do school uniforms level the playing field or further marginalize kids?

RACKED 

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