Life & Love

(Photo: Getty) The images of Australia’s out-of-control bush fires resemble something from an apocalyptic film: charred animal remains littering the roadsides, people on once-scenic beaches waiting to be rescued by sea while flames flicker close by, ash coming down like fluffy snowflakes, buildings reduced to dust. They’re distressing to look at but important to see. The
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Artists like Megan Thee Stallion are repping for women at Coachella 2020 in a year with few female artists. The official lineup for Coachella 2020 has been announced, and people are talking. We’re not going to pretend the SoCal festival isn’t problematic. Its founder has donated to anti-LGBTQ senators and organizations, and it’s usually pretty
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(Photos: Getty Images) We’re only three days into 2020 and already the world is (literally) burning around us. First, there are the severe bushfires that continue to ravage parts of Australia; and now World War III is trending on Twitter and Google. Jan 1st: New decade going fairly well, all things considered. Jan 2nd: Australia appears to
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Tired of superficial swipe culture? There’s an app for that. Unlike Hinge, Bumble, and Tinder, brand new online dating service S’More (which stands for “something more”) prioritizes conversation over selfies. This is how it works: Users receive recommended profiles each day chosen specifically for them by an algorithm that factors in values, passions, preferences, and
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(Photo: Getty Images) In truly infuriating and rage-inducing news, Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced former Hollywood movie mogul who has been accused of sexually assaulting more than 80 women and is currently facing charges of rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse, and sexual misconduct is claiming he is the real victim in the aftermath of his alleged victims going public.
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Every year, École Polytechnique reminds us of the continued reality of gendered violence (Photo: Getty) *Trigger warning* This article contains references to physical assault and murder that may be triggering to survivors of gender-based violence. On the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique shooting, I find myself wondering where the 14 women might be now
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(Photo: iStock) Travelling during the holidays can be suuuper stressful. Do you book last minute or should you be shopping for deals months in advance? With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday coming up, we got the low-down from travel-industry experts on the best day to book flights and accommodations for your holiday travel. American Thanksgiving
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(Photo: Getty Images) *Trigger warning* This article contains references to psychical assault and violence. If you’ve scrolled through Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed a very particular hashtag trending. #IStandWithMelissa has been steadily climbing since Wednesday afternoon, and with super good reason. Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist shared a heart-wrenching Instagram live
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It started with a bouquet of flowers. They were delivered to my desk on a dreary Wednesday afternoon. They were excessive, over-the-top, bright red roses and waxy lilies shedding petals all over my keyboard. I had to dig through thorny stems to locate the card, which was scrawled with a saccharine message. You’d be forgiven
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In 2019, navigating the choppy waters of your love life was easier said than done. There’s the endless tide of dating apps. The fear of getting ghosted (and sneaking temptation to return the favor) persists. Even giving yourself some one-on-one intimacy has become marred by surveillance and, in some cases, animal interference. Luckily, ELLE columnist
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With JLaw’s nuptials to art-world cutie Cooke Maroney behind her, and the recent announcement of Jenny Slate’s engagement to Ben Shattuck, a new boyfriend paradigm has emerged, inspiring us all to spend more time gallery hopping, and less time at the bars. Unlike archetypes of boyfriends past — the Investment Banker, the Silicon Valley Tech
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(Photo: Starbucks) Another holiday season is upon us and that means the introduction of everyone’s favourite yuletide tradition: Starbucks’s infamous holiday drinks. With the first snowfall, everyone offish says “buh bye” to their (TBHQ, disgusting) PSL and says “hell-ho-ho-ho” to any and everything candy cane. Along with the festive beverages, Starbucks releases new limited edition
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