What makes celebrities jump into winemaking?

There is a saying among the people who take grapes and turn them into our favorite beverage, and it goes like this: To make a small fortune in the wine industry, you have to start with a large one.Although I’ve never invested (or...

Time to eat? Maybe not. When you chow down, not just on what, can affect your heart

It’s not just what you eat that affects the health of your heart. It’s also when you eat it.A new statement by the American Heart Association says there’s growing evidence that the timing of your meal matters when it comes to c...

Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model on catwalk

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Rap superstar turned designer Kanye West broke boundaries by putting a hijab-wearing Somali-American model on the New York catwalk Wednesday, unveiling a new, more adult Yeezy Season 5 collection.Halima Aden, 19,...

From Orlando to Sanibel Island, finding magic in the Florida kingdom

For more than a moment, I found magic in Orlando.As I stood in the glow of Cinderella’s Castle on a crisp November night, fireworks filled the sky and the songs of childhood pealed when Tinker Bell, a human sprite in bright green...

[Eye Plus] Time keepers on Watch Alley in Jongno

In Yeji-dong, or better known as “Watch Alley” in Jongno 4-ga in central Seoul, a cluster of watch shops form a sort of island where time remains frozen in a sea of shiny buildings, luxurious restaurants and countless coffee sho...

Marc Jacobs rewrites runway rules with hip-hop finale

A model walks the runway for the Marc Jacobs collection during New York Fashion Week on Thursday in New York City. (AFP-Yonhap)Marc Jacobs offered a hip-hop grand finale to New York fashion week Thursday, rewriting runway etiquett...

Collector’s hidden art to be shown in Switzerland, Germany

A vast trove of art that a German collector kept hidden from the world for decades will be shown simultaneously at museums in Switzerland and Germany later this year, Switzerland’s Kunstmuseum Bern announced Wednesday.The Swiss m...

LTI Korea's Kim Seong-kon receives honorary doctorate from SUNY

Kim Seong-kon, president of the Literary Translation Institute of Korea, will be receiving an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the State University of New York. The degree will be conferred in a ceremony on May 19 at the...

International Youth Fellowship to tour Korea

International Youth Fellowship to tour KoreaThe International Youth Fellowship will be holding a series of events to share the experiences of its over 400 overseas volunteers, the group said Tuesday.  The 2017 GoodNews Corps Fest...

Proenza Schouler bids New York goodbye

Carolina Herrera called it her “white shirt” moment, a celebration of her favorite garment. And the Proenza Schouler label said adieu to New York Fashion Week for now, as it prepares to show in Paris. Some of Monday’s highlight...

Playboy magazine brings back naked women

Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous. This image released by Playboy shows Playmate Elizabeth Elam on the cover of the March-April 2017 issue of the magazine. ...

Diaz, Nguyen contributing to book about age of Trump

Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Diaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jane Smiley are among 32 writers contributing to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump.Vintage Books told The Associated Press on Monday tha...

Image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun-wielding off-duty Turkish policeman stan...

Margaret Atwood says Trump win boosted sales of her dystopian classic

Canada‘s best-known writer Margaret Atwood said it was largely worries about women’s issues after the US election that made her book “The Handmaid’s Tale” the latest dystopian novel to shoot back up best-seller lists.The book...

Ban to garner PCI Award in LA

Ban Ki-moon will receive the 2017 Individual Building Bridges Award from Pacific Century Institute on Feb. 23, according to PCI News.  Ban served from 2007 to 2016 as the UN secretary-general. He was responsible for several major...