Here you go, just what the doctor ordered—one minute and 11 seconds of Queen Elizabeth II feeding bananas to elephants.
Are you looking to introduce some Liz-Taylor-filming-Cleopatra vibes into your summer wardrobe? (Who isn’t?) You’ll be delighted to learn that plus-size brand Eloquii has teamed up with Teresa Maccapani Missoni—granddaughter of Missoni founders Rosita and Ottavio Missoni—for their first designer capsule collection.
Nobody seems to know what is happening with this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll. Are we looking at eggs decorated with gold foil stuffed with Benjamins and John Birch Society flyers, or should we expect something a tad more... chaotic?
Royal spawn George and Charlotte will be part of their Aunt Pippa’s May 20th nuptials—as a page boy and bridesmaid, respectively. As they are both under the age of four, it seems very likely that one of them will freak out, run wild, or otherwise steal the show with some manner of antics. Which will it be?
Great Britain better brace for it, because the slug onslaught is coming.
Are you ready for the greatest saga out of Australia since The Thorn Birds? Well, here it is: A rapper who goes by the name of “2pec” allegedly tried to dine and dash on several hundred dollars’ worth of seafood by walking into the ocean, but was pursued and finally arrested via jet ski.
Beth Ditto has followed up on the release of her new solo single, “Fire,” with a music video for the track. It features line dancing that turns into a brawl at some country-western bar—but in reverse—and also a jacket that everybody needs.
America’s first woman mayor found herself on the ballot as a prank that backfired in the faces of the men responsible for it.
Good reminder that people who fret that giving girls Gardasil will make them “promiscuous” can go kick rocks: New research says a quarter of men have the cancer-causing strain of HPV, as do 20 percent of women.
Where does the body of dead president James K. Polk belong? Apparently, the answer is more complicated than, “in the ground, somewhere.”
After a decade of telling women that they are beautiful just like they are— don’t worry about those lumpy thighs, dear, you should feel good about yourself anyway—Dove is getting into the baby-care market with assurances that there’s no such thing as a perfect mother so don’t worry about that one thing you do that…
So you know you’re looking at two very different styles of dress, here. But precisely what decades? When did that waistline move back down? What details are the defining touches of their era? How long were women actually walking around with bustles on their backsides?
“There was so much stuff in that barn,” said Libbie Merrow, still sounding slightly overwhelmed. “It was really horrible. Just so much just dirt and pigeon droppings and mouse droppings and spiderwebs.” And yet, under all the grime, she and her husband George managed to uncover a treasure trove of letters from…
Have you talked to grandpa since he got back from Italy? Yeah, sounds like he and Camilla had a great time.
Oh, hey—Beth Ditto dropped a new solo track today, just in time to start getting your summer playlists in order.
Please be informed that Doris Day’s long-form birth certificate has been unearthed and she is 95, not 93. Said Day in a statement, “I’ve always said that age is just a number and I have never paid much attention to birthdays, but it’s great to finally know how old I really am!” Decades since her Hollywood glory days…
Recently, while browsing my favorite website on the Internet—that beautiful virtual junktique mall called Etsy—I noticed something. Specifically, all these midcentury aprons announcing, “To hell with housework!”
Please spare a thought today for Upper East Side parents who have learned that their children will NOT be attending a Manhattan chapter of the same school as wee autocrat Prince George. Truly, we all face hardships and setbacks in this life.
There were very few women photojournalists covering the Vietnam War, but there were some, and one of them was Catherine Leroy, whom the New York Times dubs “the greatest war photographer you’ve never heard of.”
Despite having had laws mandating equal pay between the sexes for decades, Iceland’s stubborn gap still hasn’t completely closed. Hence a possible new approach currently being entertained: receipts.