Friday, October 11, 2013
Three lighting pieces created by Taiwanese designers are on display at Vitra Design Museum in Germany on the first leg of a world tour exhibition.
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-loss goal: to become so slender that their thighs don't touch even when their feet are together.
Friday, October 4, 2013
A blind tasting in London last week of 53 pinot noirs from Central Otago, the relatively new region at the bottom of New Zealand's south island, was a revelation.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Taiwanese designs brought an outpouring of creativity and a touch of Chinese culture to the catwalks of Paris during the design industry's prestigious Paris Fashion Week.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Saturday in downtown Columbia, South Carolina was a day for festivals. Early in the morning, red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple feathers formed wings on the back of Heather Vandenham. Her hair was dyed five bright colors to match.
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Rheingau, while small, is Germany's most prestigious wine-growing region. Hugh Johnson, in his majestic book The World Atlas of Wine, describes the Rheingau style of wine, at its best, as “the noblest in Germany.”
Thursday, September 26, 2013
The world's largest gambling conference got under way in Las Vegas on Tuesday with flashing slot machines, chain smoking businessmen, and glittery performers dressed as characters from “Avatar” and the “Walking Dead.”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Mieko Kitai takes a huge gulp of air as she surfaces from the clear, blue waters of Japan's Pacific coast with a large abalone in her hand.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A total of seven students from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) traveled to London recently to participate in the London Design Festival 2013, from Sept. 14 to 22, with their design projects: City Go Round, Platform Impact, and KeyFrame — Tainan.
Coats with fluorescent buttons, skirts covered in monkey prints and straw caps adorned with flowers — the designs at Milan Fashion Week often bear little resemblance to a classical Italian look.