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Monday, July 6, 2015
Poker world series event starts Sunday
Olympians have their gold. Actors have their Oscars. Poker players have the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em Main Event.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Mountaineering 'democratized' by tech
A literary critic, a judge and an explorer were among a tiny group of wealthy Britons who conquered the Alps' highest peaks 150 years ago, never expecting their "gentlemen's" hobby would morph into a worldwide sport.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Balmain makes debuts at Paris menswear
Summer was in the air in Paris menswear collections with white roses and lashings of colors. Meanwhile, fashion-conscious NBA player Amar'e Stoudemire spoke to The Associated Press on the trend to fuse sportswear in ready-to-wear.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Burberry's lace closes London men's fashion week
Men dressed in lace by Burberry, Christopher Kane's colorful tweeds, and 1980s-style footwear by Jimmy Choo: London's men's fashion week bowed out Monday with plenty of daring designs.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Artist puts on hair contest to bolster black pride
A young Afro-Cuban performance artist transformed a Havana cultural center into the stage of a black hairstyle competition this weekend in a rare public commentary on racial beauty standards in Cuba, where prejudice remains widespread and largely undiscussed.
The Alexander McQueen label took center stage at London's fashion week for men on Sunday with a collection that drew heavily on tattoo art and nautical themes.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Czech village spins retro vinyl records comeback
A small Czech village has become a centre of the global boom in retro records as antiquated vinyl-pressing machines turn out the tunes of rock stars from Madonna to the Rolling Stones.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Nothing gets between Swedes and their 'fika'
The French have their wine, the British have their tea. For Swedes, it's all about "fika," the de rigueur daily coffee break with a sweet nibble that is a social institution.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
In Sweden, even the clergy have their stylist
In a small beige building in a leafy Stockholm suburb, Maria Sjodin bustles around her design studio putting the finishing touches on her sleek fashions for an unexpected clientele: female clergy.
Friday, May 8, 2015
The first souvenirs commemorating the birth of Princess Charlotte were rolling off the production lines on Wednesday, in a race to fill London tourist shops and meet online orders.
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