Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Eternally feminine and taking seductiveness to a whole new level since 1863, Bourjois Paris has led the last 150 years of change and progress with a string of iconic products that have become symbols of the cosmetic industry.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
With its rich history, winding white-washed alleyways and enviable Mediterranean setting, the Kasbah of Algiers has been a world heritage site for 20 years but is now threatened by neglect and decay.
Monday, August 26, 2013
The auction of works by Banksy, the world's most infamous graffiti artist, has angered residents of looted London neighborhoods and “embarrassed” the artist as the sale of street art becomes a lucrative enterprise.
The sexy, sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake-up, as same-sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina, where the dance was born.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Eritrea's capital Asmara boasts buildings unlike anywhere else in Africa, a legacy of its Italian colonial past, when architects were given free rein for structures judged too avant-garde back home.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
What does America need to fight terrorists? Pervasive surveillance, missile-firing drones, even torture — everything's open to debate.
It's being called the single-largest archive of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's personal property. An upcoming auction of hundreds of personal letters, photos and other memorabilia offers a candid look inside the French master painter's life.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Nepal's capital has been given a facelift thanks to a team of artists who painted dozens of elaborate and meters-high murals on walls, some depicting social issues like child trafficking.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
From a photograph of an Alabama cotton picker's wife to scenes of urban poverty, the photographs of Walker Evans, on display in a new exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), shaped Americans' view of the Great Depression.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
A Toronto area mechanic who posted a Twitter message seeking marijuana to alleviate boredom at work this week got an unexpected reply — from police with an apparent sense of humor.