Taylor Swift probably wishes she could time travel back to "1989" after the month she's having.
Halfway through Taipei's year as the World Design Capital (WDC, 世界設計之都), we have seen various makeovers around the city, seamlessly weaving design into our surroundings and daily life. "The Food Project" (食物計劃) and "Design Station" (設計進站) are being launched this month to expand design concepts to a wider audience and attract more attention to the WDC Taipei 2016. The former delves into Taiwan's food culture, discovering and experimenting with local street foods, while the latter freshens up and enriches station spaces. Hungry for Design
The Aurora, a boutique cruise liner, is small with only 10 cabins and luxurious with chandeliers and endless champagne. Journalists, a photographer, investors and even a model comprise the passenger list for the maiden voyage and among them we meet Lo Blacklock, a travel journalist with a withering love life and a vexing drinking problem. And so begins "The Woman in Cabin 10," Ruth Ware's snappy thriller set on the high seas.
In an experiment that acknowledges the modern era's shortening attention spans, mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital on Monday launched a concerto for Instagram with movements of 15 seconds.
An unlikely assembly of gang members, Los Angeles leaders and hip-hop luminaries gathered for a summit amid a tense national mood after several incidents of high-profile violence.
More than a hundred women stripped and posed naked with mirrors in Cleveland, answering a photographer's call to blend art with politics and portray Donald Trump as unfit for the White House.
Punk pioneer Alan Vega, whose band Suicide brought a confrontational edge to rock with its jarring electronics, nihilistic lyricism and physically violent shows, has died. He was 78.
It's Taylor vs. Kanye, part 242, with a dash of Kim Kardashian. West's famous wife stirred the pot of beef between Taylor Swift and Kanye West on Sunday, when on Snapchat, she posted video of a phone call between the rapper and pop superstar about his song "Famous," in which he rapped: "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex, Why? I made that bitch famous."
Four new hills built on New York City's Governors Island offer sweeping views of the Statute of Liberty, unique places to hike and climb, and massive slides that dwarf those found on any playground.
Love him or loathe him, few people have changed the world we live in more than Le Corbusier, one of the fathers of modern architecture, whose works were placed Sunday on UNESCO's prestigious World Heritage List.