The most gorgeous wildlife photos of 2018 shine a light on nature’s bizarre and wonderful beauty

© Arshdeep Singh – Winner, 10 Years and Under Wildlife photography can shine a light on pressing environmental issues or simply remind us of the splendor of the natural world. Every year, the Natural History Museum in London holds a wildlife photography contest to award some of the best images. Here are 14 of their […]

Sudan's Beauty Queen Wages Battle Against Colorism

“Oprah is my idol.” Natalina Yacoub giggles when she talks, and her bursts of laughter are infectious. Stylish in her big hoop earrings and close-cropped blond hair, the 25-year-old exudes confidence — a confidence that has served her well in the seemingly impossible endeavor she’s taken on. Yacoub is a beauty queen — named Sudan’s […]

10 photos show the beauty and danger of the ‘mammoth’ winter storm that pummeled parts of the US Southeast with over 1 foot of snow

Kathy Kmonicek/AP A massive storm pelted southern states with freezing rain, snow, and ice, over the weekend and left over 300,000 people without power across the Carolinas and Virginia Monday. Officials declared states of emergency in Virginia and North Carolina, where Gov. Roy Cooper called it a “mammoth” storm. Residents were warned against going outside, […]

Ulta Beauty sinks after posting a disappointing guidance (ULTA)

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Ulta Beauty reported third-quarter earnings that topped expectations, but guidance was light. Shares fell more than 6% following the results. The stock has been rallying since August 30 — up 18.8% — when Kylie Jenner announced she would sell her cosmetic brand in Ulta Beauty stores during the holiday shopping season.  Watch […]

He Scared 'Gringos' Into Using His Taxi App. Now He's Selling At-Home Beauty

“If this was actually a good idea, it would have already been done in the United States.” That was the feedback Brazilian entrepreneur Tallis Gomes got at Startup Weekend in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, for his idea to create an app that called taxis to your doorstep and paid them via credit card. Sound […]

A CEO who sold her beauty company for $210 million wakes up every day at 6 a.m. without an alarm, walks 4 miles, and spends up to 3 hours working from an office in her bathroom

Kate Warren Marla Beck, the cofounder and CEO of beauty-store chain Bluemercury, has a jam-packed morning routine. Beck said in a column from The Cut that she wakes up naturally at 6 a.m. every day, walks four miles or runs up to five miles, reads four newspapers, and tests beauty products in the office in her master […]

Teammates’ dust-up over beauty

THE bitter feud between Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka erupted on the flight to Paris before the Ryder Cup started. Their row — which tore apart the USA team — is believed to centre around Johnson’s conviction that Koepka was getting too close to his fiancee, Paulina Gretzky, while consoling her over their relationship problems. […]

These 19th-century astronomical drawings show the beauty of cosmos

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot We live in a golden age of astrophotography, with a feast of jaw-dropping images from the farthest reaches of space crossing our news feeds on a daily basis. But sometimes it’s good to revisit the imagery of our pre-photographic past—in this case, the work of 19th-century illustrator Étienne Léopold Trouvelot. The Frenchman, […]