October 2013

Posted on October 31, 2013 by

Portable Electronics To Be Allowed On Flights: FAA (DETAILS)

Airline passengers will soon be allowed to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions, US aviation authorities said Thursday. The move by the Federal Aviation Administration put an end to stricter regulations that…

Posted on October 31, 2013 by

The Living Dead Bring Tokyo To Life For Halloween (PHOTOS)

A zombie army marched on Tokyo Tower for Halloween on Thursday, with a one-time sumo grand champion bringing some weight to the gathering of the dead. Around 1,200 people turned out in full make-up to roam the streets in an event organised by a television…

Posted on October 30, 2013 by

PROFILE: SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son Is An Ethnic Korean Making It In Japan (VIDEO)

Telecommunications giant SoftBank recent partnership with Sprint raised eyebrows and turned attention to the company’s CEO Masayoshi Son who has managed to pull off bold deals by running against the grain of Japan’s conservative corporate culture as an ethnic Korean. Yonggi Kang takes at look at what’s driven his rise to the top. Via Routers

Posted on October 30, 2013 by

Cuba’s Tower Of Babel Gives Free Medical Education (PHOTOS)

On a beach outside Havana stands the crown jewel of Cuba’s renowned international program of medical education, training 13,000 students from around the world free of charge. “Studying medicine was my life’s dream. But for a poor family like mine, that…

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Posted on October 30, 2013 by

Is Kanye West A Hypocrite Or Is He Self-Serving? (DETAILS)

Is Kanye a hypocrite or is he self-serving ? It’s a fair question considering the media blitz surrounding the rapper’s new Yeezus tour coupled with his highly publicized rants about racism in fashion industry. While Kanye’s complaints are justified (there is racism in fashion, Yeezy is not paranoid) Fashionista’s Jihan Forbes wonders why Kanye is Read More

Posted on October 30, 2013 by

Turkey Opens World’s First Sea Tunnel Connecting Two Continents (PHOTOS)

Turkey fulfils sultan’s dream with Bosphorus tunnel (via AFP) Turkey on Tuesday formally opened the world’s first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan’s dream 150 years ago in a three-billion-euro mega project driven by the Islamic-rooted government. The 13.6-kilometre (8.5 mile) long tunnel…

Posted on October 29, 2013 by

35 Year Sentence For Nelson Mandela Murder Plotter (PHOTOS)

White supremacist in Mandela murder plot jailed for 35 years (via AFP) The mastermind behind a right-wing extremist plot to kill former South African president Nelson Mandela and drive blacks out of the country was sentenced on Tuesday to 35 years in jail. The ringleader of a white supremacist militia called Boeremag,…  

Posted on October 29, 2013 by

Life is Carbon | Limited Edition Lukasz Wierzbowski

Life is Carbon keeps Europe’s top talent upfront: We are proud to present our fourth book, the long awaited debut monograph from the avant-garde photographer Lukasz Wierzbowski. Produced to the highest standards by Optimal Media, the renowned German printers, Sequin Covered Swans is a curation of the photographers most intriguing and interesting images to date. Presented in a Read More

Posted on October 29, 2013 by

Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Fashion Elite Wear Blackface To Africa Themed Halloween Party In Milan (PHOTOS)

Add this year’s annual fashion Halloween party to the list of offenses committed against blacks by Italy, the Florida of Europe. Last weekend, the Italian fashion elite decided it would be OK to paint their skin black and brown for a party held in Milan. Designer Allesandro Dell’Acqua attended dressed as a minstrel complete with Read More

Posted on October 28, 2013 by

Isabel Marant For H&M Hits Stores November 14! (DETAILS)

Mark your calendars, Isabel Marant stans! The wildly loved designer will debut her collection for H&M on November 14 online and in stores, and will feature options for men, women and children. Included in the collection are 42 signature pieces and accessories reinterpreted from Marant’s line including shoes. News of the collaboration, and the look Read More

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