From singing for free to raise money for the cause, to uplifting activists with her phenomenal voice and upbeat anthems, Aretha Franklin was indelibly linked to the US civil rights movement. Jesse Jackson, the veteran civil rights activist who was part of Martin Luther King Jr's inner circle, hailed
Designer, author and activist Victor Papanek (1923-1998) believed that design could bring about social and political change. This retrospective of Papanek's work at the Vitra Design Museum will include films, manuscripts, prints, and drawings. Awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1998, the
A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon rainforest. During flood season, the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve -- located 500 kilometers (310 miles) from the Amazonas state capital Manaus
The estate of prolific late pop icon Prince made more than 300 songs from his later career available on digital download and streaming services for the first time on Friday. The tracks come from 23 albums -- from 1995's "The Gold Experience" to 2010's "20Ten" -- that have
Tributes poured in from around the world to "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin on Friday, as her family and hometown Detroit made arrangements for her funeral and a celebration of the late singer's extraordinary career. On Friday, fans continued to pay their respects, leaving mementos outside
The funeral for legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be held on August 31 in her hometown Detroit, after a two-day public viewing period, local media reported Friday, citing family sources. The ceremony will take place at Greater Grace Temple, and will be limited to family, loved ones and selected
Google's latest improvements to their search engine aim to get users the answers they need quicker -- and potentially with less clicks. When you type a query into Google's search engine, there's the 'Search' button, which leads you to a snippet of information and various link suggestions
The fashion world is officially on vacation, but luckily, the stars have been busy sharing their holiday looks with us mere mortals via social media, offering a helpful lesson in effortless summer style in the process. Martha's cryptic caption might be tongue-in-cheek, but her scarlet maxi dress
Taking advantage of a little peaceful downtime before the excitement of September's fashion weeks, models and fashion icons are sharing snaps on social networks. On Thursday, August 16, Jasmine Sanders, who goes by 'Golden Barbie' on social media, surprised her followers with a sophisticated
Skype Preview for Android has been updated with new features: call recording and SMS messaging. Microsoft has introduced new features to the Skype Preview app for Android (version 8.28.76), allowing Skype fans to test and give feedback on its latest innovations. With the update, Android users will
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that overdose deaths hit 72,000 in 2017. But what is fentanyl, the drug responsible for pushing that number to a record high?
The project is a collaboration with Zero Point Zero which produced Bourdain's CNN series "Parts Unknown," the hit travelogue which first debuted on CNN in 2013. The film is billed as "the definitive Bourdain feature documentary," and will first debut on the festival circuit before
Ariana Grande is so sneaky! She revealed "Pete Davidson" lyrics months ago in an Instagram post. Why didn't we catch on sooner?!
Sophie Turner clapped back at Twitter trolls who made fun of her for crying in public. Get the full story here, including the very relatable reason why she was crying in the first place.
In honor of National Men's Grooming Day, HG's Senior Beauty Editor enlisted her husband for his product recommendations, from beard scrub to cologne.
The singer who celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday has shared a 13-minute video showing her full performance at the Met Gala in May 2018, via YouTube.
A new review has found that alternating prolonged periods of sitting with regular breaks to get up and move around could help to offset the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle. Carried out by researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand, and the University of Prince Edward Island and University
We asked 12 professional women to tell us how they overcame impostor syndrome, something that affects a high percentage of high-achieving women.
A bar graph reveals that the consumption of Budweiser beer in China runs inversely to consumption rates in the US. While consumption rates in the US have fallen since 2000, the opposite is true for China.