The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark for an hour Saturday to kick off a global campaign raising awareness about the impacts of climate change. Earth Hour, which started in Australia in 2007, is set to be observed by millions of supporters in 187 countries, who will turn off their lights
French shipbuilder STX handed over the world's biggest cruiseliner, the Symphony of the Seas, to US giant Royal Caribbean International on Friday ahead of its maiden voyage in the Mediterranean. The ship, which weighs 228,000 tonnes, is at 362 metres (1,188 feet) long just 20 metres shy of the length
Art Basel will present its annual fair in Hong Kong March 29-31, bringing art heavyweights to the city and inspiring a number of contemporary art happenings around the city. Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor will present their first virtual reality works at the fair through a partnership with HTC Vive
History buffs of the Titanic along with cinematic fans of Jack and Rose may be interested in an extravagant dinner that will recreate the last supper served aboard the ocean liner. But rest assured, the meal will be served on terra firma.
When cruisers aboard the MSC Bellissima want to know the weather at their next port of call or where they can find a cup of coffee onboard the ship, all they'll have to do is ask their voice-enabled virtual personal assistant.
More women of color than ever before took to the catwalks of New York, London, Milan and Paris during "Fashion Month" earlier this year, a new report claims. According to The Fashion Spot's latest Runway Diversity Report, 32.5% of the models cast to walk in the Fall/Winter 2018 shows this
Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra on Thursday signed an agreement that will see the two companies working together to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle. This isn't the first time such an alliance has been spoken about as Ford and Mahindra, which is one of India'
Gap Inc. has pledged to do its bit for the planet by saving 10 billion liters of water by the end of 2020. The fashion conglomerate, which owns the brands Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, aims to economize on water resource by focusing on product innovation and improving efficiency at its
Naomi Campbell has been unveiled as the 2018 CFDA Awards Fashion Icon honoree. The British supermodel will collect her award during the annual awards ceremony, set to take place this year on June 4 at the Brooklyn museum.
Scientists will deliver a comprehensive assessment Friday of the state of biodiversity -- the animals and plants that humankind depends on to survive but has driven into a mass species extinction. The labor of some 600 scientists over three years, four reports will be unveiled in Medellin, Colombia,
At least 135 short-finned pilot whales died Friday after a mass beaching in Australia as rescuers worked to herd those still alive back out to sea. The stranding of 150 whales at Hamelin Bay, some 315 kilometres (195 miles) south of Perth, was spotted by a commercial fisherman at daybreak, with fears
Air India launched on Thursday the first scheduled service to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airspace, a sign of a behind-the-scenes improvement in ties between the Arab kingdom and the Jewish state. "It is the first time that there is an official connection between the state of Israel and
World landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Empire State Building will go dark this weekend to support the fight against climate change and highlight the dangers mankind poses to nature. The 11th edition of Earth Hour, an annual bid to raise awareness about climate change caused by burning fossil fuels
Fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is working on preparations for its first ever show to be held in Mexico City, reports daily newspaper Reforma. The news has also been confirmed on Twitter by Stefano Gabbana, who linked an article from FashionNetwork.com on the hashtag "#DGLovesMexico". Dolce
Thai Airways is getting flak after banning oversized passengers from flying business class aboard its newly acquired Dreamliner aircrafts, for safety reasons.
French fashion house Lanvin said Thursday that artistic director Olivier Lapidus had quit the company after just eight months, the latest round of musical chairs at France's oldest surviving luxury house. The move comes just a few weeks after Lanvin was snapped up by Fosun, a Chinese conglomerate
A start-up that creates clothes from the leftovers of crop harvests has claimed the biggest portion of the 2018 H&M Global Change Award Prize. "Crop-A-Porter," which takes the harvest remains of crops such as oil-seed flax, hemp, sugarcane, bananas and pineapples and turns it into useful bio-fiber
It's been easy for us to think of 3D printing as something of a gimmick while the process has still been in its embryonic stage, but when news emerges about a 3D-printed car that is genuinely set to take to the roads as soon as next year, it's probably time to sit up and take notice. The car
International travel among US travelers is also growing, thanks to an increasing percentage (around 40 percent) of American passport holders. While Europe was the most popular outbound region in 2017, Canada also saw a three-percent spike in US visitors who crossed the border, thanks in large part to
With sunflower and butterfly gardens, rooftop swimming pool, free foot massages, and a newly introduced fully automated check-in and boarding process, Singapore's Changi Airport has nabbed the title of world's best airport for the sixth year in a row.
The Roberto Cavalli Group is returning to Florence for Pitti Uomo. The luxury Italian label is set to present its new menswear collection -- the first designed by the brand's new creative director Paul Surridge -- as a special guest at the upcoming event this June. "The Roberto Cavalli brand
Japanese automaker Toyota said Thursday it was suspending tests of its self-driving cars so staff could "emotionally process" after an autonomous Uber car killed a pedestrian in an accident. Ride-sharing giant Uber has already suspended use of self-driving cars after one of its vehicles struck
The French photographer and journalist Olivier Zahm, who co-founded Purple magazine, has been chosen to shoot the new ad campaign for the Just Cavalli brand, one of Italian designer Roberto Cavalli's many lines. For this new campaign, Just Cavalli wanted to emphasize two of its fundamental values