Jen Nurick of Vogue Australia calls Taylor Swift “one of the world’s biggest sustainable fashion influencers,” emphasizing that her sustainable fashion choices are a reminder to minimize our environmental impact. But now, two years later, a new report claims that compared to other celebrities that pollute, she’s one of the worst offenders.
As buds of grass push itself from the half-frozen Earth, Jewish entrepreneurs Raphael and Leon Arie are rushed to the gallows in Sofia Square, scarcely before dawn. It’s April 1st, 1943, and they’re accused of price gouging—a crime worthy of death in Nazi-aligned Bulgaria. “We’re innocent!” one of them allegedly screams. But alas, their fate
Upon unveiling Madame X at the Paris Salon in 1884, John Singer Sargent hoped to establish his reputation as a portraitist. Yet critics shared no accolades here. The Times called her “bluish coloring atrocious,” whereas artist (and distant cousin) Ralph Curtis remarked “she looked decomposed.” Some viewers even cried at the horror of her appearance,
Adolf Hitler’s vision of an Aryan future didn’t just include fair-skinned people with blond hair—it also included women sans makeup. He even demanded women visiting his country retreat “avoid excessive cosmetics, avoid red lipstick, and on no account, ever, are they to color their nails.”¹ That’s an aesthetic white conservatives continue to idolize today. But
Last year, Jeff Bezos traveled to space for the first time in New Shepard, a first-of-its-kind consumer space shuttle. Created by Blue Origin, a company he founded in 2000, the flight inched him closer to his childhood dream: Colonizing space. In a 1982 interview with the Miami Herald, the 18-year-old graduate envisioned building “space hotels,