May 6, 2011
Fashion for the social good: How brands are paying attention to social media marketing
The Fashion140 Conference brought the top fashion minds together to think about how social media affects the ways retailers build relationships with their clients Read more by Macala Wright Lee on CBS News' What's Trending.
The Modern Afterlife
Eating pizza and playing video games? Sounds like Heaven to me. According to Buddhist tradition, loved ones are expected to burn offerings that travel to the afterlife to be used by the deceased. So Asia Obscura took camera in hand to snap photos of paper facsimiles of modern luxuries sold in stores in Melaka. Now Gramps can smoke cigarettes while Gram does laundry...forever.
Kim Kardashian News - How to Get Kim Kardashian's Amazing Bikini Body (PHOTOS)
Kim Kardashian knows how to flaunt her assets. She recently sent tongues wagging when she was spotted flaunting her roller coaster curves in a number of teeny-tiny string bikinis while on vacation with her NBA player boyfriend Kris Humphries.
Can You Spot The Distinguishing Characteristic Of This Brazilian Drug Trafficker?
How did police in Brazil identify this wanted drug trafficker? Painstaking detective work. Oh, and he was THE GUY WITH TWELVE FINGERS! Six digits on each hand, as seen in this photo. You might say (puts on sunglasses) he was fingered. YEAAAAAHHHHHH!!!
Five More Inventors Killed By Their Own Creations
Inventing is a great way to leave your mark on the world, but in some unfortunate circumstances, inventions have been known to leave the mark of death on their inventors. A few years ago, we wrote a post about five inventors who were killed by their…
Looking to start a personal website? Here's three social media ready site builders
A few services have heard the cries, and are beginning to meet the demands of the savvy but non-technical Internet user. But, this is homepage 2.0: These services are helping people create attractive, well-designed personal sites. No Geocities or Tr…
Liv Tyler Goes Sheer And Polka-Dotted To Stella McCartney's Store Opening (PHOTOS, POLL)
Liv Tyler stepped out to support BFF Stella McCartney on Wednesday as the designer opened her boutique in Manhattan's Saks Fifth Avenue. The actress donned an ensemble from McCartney's sheer and polka-dotted Autumn/Winter 2011 collection -- hands-do…
Bin Laden's Escape Plan: What's the farthest you can get from Abbottabad on 500 euros?
Transit through PakistanOsama Bin Laden had two telephone numbers and 500 euros in cash sewn into his clothes, CIA Director Leon Panetta told lawmakers this week. That's about $740, or around 60,000 Pakistani rupees. Presumably, if Bin Laden had eva…
Robert Pattinson And Reese Witherspoon Pose Awkwardly With A Crying Elephant
In what was surely just a camera flash away from a gory trampling rampage, resulting in Robert Pattinson's face being even flatter and weirder than usual, here's RPat and ReSpoon (that's your new tabloid nickname, Reese Witherspoon) posing with a weeping pachyderm. A ham-fisted photo-op promoting "Water for Elephants" in Sydney. More over at Celebuzz. Use our Photo Editor at the bottom of the page to put the Crying Elephant in a sad photo of your choosing!
Cats of War: The Pentagon's top-secret feline special-operations program, revealed.
The American commando team that killed Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, reportedly included a dog, sparking furious speculation about the dog's identity and discussion of the role of canines in war. Less publicized—and far more essential to …
Daily Outfit Idea: Test Out The Simplicity Of A T-Shirt Dress Tomorrow
If an instant outfit sounds like it'll help tomorrow morning (it is Cinco de Mayo after all, and I have to guess some of you will be celebrating this evening), take a look at this next idea that you can literally throw on and go.