This week, Forbes Magazine published their list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2013, their annual list of the impactful women from seven categories: billionaires, business, lifestyle (including entertainment and fashion), media, nonprofits and NGOs, politics and technology. The list was determined using three metrics: money, media presence and impact (please go here for a more in-depth explanation of their methodology). This year, 21 Asian women (2 are Asian American) are featured on the list, with mainly businesswomen and politicians ranking on the list, marking a very strong...
Complicated love triangles, near-death experiences, and endless tears? If this sounds familiar, your relationship may just be liken to some of our favorite Asian Dramas. Check the signs below: 1. You receive piggyback rides. This is often when you're too drunk to walk, but not too drunk to divulge some of your deepest secrets.
ABC's popular dance competition, Dancing With The Stars just concluded its 16th season. Aside from crowning American Idol's Kellie Pickler and dance partner Derek Hough as the winners, the finale featured performances by Psy, Jessica Sanchez, and Pitbull. Psy showed off some dancing skills of his own with his performance of his hit single "Gentleman". Of course the Korean performer brought along his impressive backup dancers decked out in gold pants and all. Slowing down the pace, Jessica Sanchez performed her rendition of the Pitbull and Christina Aguillera hit "Feel This Moment"....
Diary from Cannes 2013: Day 3 (May 18, 2013) After getting a quick glimpse of the beautiful beach weather that Cannes is known for on Friday, Saturday was full of storms and winds. But that didn't stop crowds from lining up outside the theaters with their umbrellas to wait for today's lineup of films. Perhaps the rain actually increased the popularity of the screenings, as festivalgoers preferred ducking in to theaters for shelter, as opposed to ducking into overpriced restaurants. The day started promisingly with the premiere of Bends, a debut film from Hong Kong's Flora Lau. The...
Researchers from the Floating Sheep Project have used Twitter to locate racist and homophobic tweets in the United States and have plotted them on an interactive map. Students at Humboldt State University looked at 150,000 tweets containing slurs from June 2012 to April 2013. The students carefully observed each tweet to determine if the word was being used in a positive or negative light and created the Geography of Hate. The goal of the project was to examine social media and determine how much it has become a platform for hate speech. Social media is often tied very closely to the offline...
Much to the excitement of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon fans, director Ang Lee announced his plans to produce a sequel to the internationally-acclaimed film. Released in 2000, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was extremely well-received in the Western world gaining critical acclaim, a handful of awards, and a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. Lee has thus far revealed that the film will star Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh. He has expressed that they are working on the script adamantly and will not stop working on it until it's improved and in excellent shape. He has also revealed that they plan to produce...
Its been 10 years since DBSK debuted in 2003 and their achievements have been astounding. The group has gained a heavy fanbase in Korea, Japan, and the US. Within these 10 years, we've seen the boys progress into charming men and U-know Yunho definitely seems to embrace it. Yunho recently posed for a Highcut photoshoot and claims that if he never joined DBSK, he's probably be married by this age. Check out the photo's below:
Do you have your an Inspector Gadget or James Bond-like person on your shopping list this year? You know the person that always has to have the latest tech gadgets in their bag ready for what life throws at them? Here are some of the latest must-have items to put on your list.
Have you ever ran out of battery on your favorite device in the middle of the day? It happens to all of us, this handy external battery is ideal for a techie on the go. Don’t let low battery be the reason for unproductively. You may charge two devices simultaneously via USB ports.iGeek Large Capacity Portable Charger, $61.99. Available at ThinkGeek.
Yoga has been gaining popularity over the years. Some people practice yoga individually or in group sessions, the proper equipment helps provide a soothing session.
Yoga mats provide a slip-free surface for many yoga postures. Depending on the type of yoga, it is ideal to find a yoga mat that fits the purpose. The Jade Harmony yoga mat is made of eco-friendly materials.Jade Harmony Yoga Mat, $55-$138. Available at Jade Yoga, Amazon, and REI.
With today’s technology, photography has been a growing and accessible hobby to take on. This is a gift guide for the shutterbugs in your life.
Camera lens mugs have been on the market for several years; however, it doesn’t take away the novelty of the gift. Every photographer needs to own a camera lens mug for the pure joy of drinking out of a lens. Make sure you select a mug that matches the equipment of your beloved photographer.Canon or Nikon Lens Cup/Mug $10-$40. Available at Photojojo, ThinkGeek, and Urban Outfitters.
For any self-proclaimed fitness guru, there are many things that become essential items in a gym bag. Yes, there is no shortage of items. When shopping around for gifts for someone with a fitness hobby, consider the activities that they paratake in. If they enjoy running, hiking, lifting, cycling, yoga, and the list goes on, think of items that will be practical during their activities.
Running shoes are essential items for those who are training for a marathon. Consider purchasing a gift certificate to a local running store to give your friend one on one attention for a proper shoe fitting.Running shoes range from $50-$140.
Distance makes the heart grow fonder, but what do you get when someone misses or yearns for the sandy beaches of California? Unfortunately, they haven’t invented a way to ship In-and-Out burgers across the nation just yet.
Nothing says California better than some classy California wine and cheese. Available at California Gourmet Baskets.
The relationship between a pet and owner is something special. Here are some gifts that can bring joy to your favorite furry pal this holiday season.
Celebrity stylist Mitch Stone has a busy year ahead of him. He will be debuting his new line of hair products, Mitch Stone Essentials in the beginning of 2013, as well as styling many celebrities for various movies, music videos, and television shows. We were fortunate enough to interview the amazing stylist, where he dishes on his new line and great hair tips for the Winter and New Year!
There are so many items that a car enthusiast may want this holiday season. Where do you begin? First of all, think of items that will help keep their prize possessions in tip-top shape year-round. Secondly, consider purchasing a gift that will allow their love and passion for automotive to grow. Lastly, shop for gifts that can be fun to use with their cars.
The winter season will wreak havoc on a car’s paint job. Why not, get a kick-start on the restoration process with a car detailing kit? This particular kit includes products that can help with a simple wash to more elaborate car detailing.Meguiar’s Professional Complete Care Kit, $45-$67. Available at Amazon, eBay, and most automative specialty retailers.
We all have a party gal friend that works hard — and plays harder. She enjoys a night on the town, and knows the best clubs, bars, parties. This style guide is dedicated to her!
Gifts Under $50:
Shopping for a college student can be difficult. They need so many things! Here at Audrey, we try to break down and help show you what might be great gifts for that struggling college student that we all know and love.
Gifts Under $50:
Golla Laptop Case: Perfect and useful to keep laptops safe, and clean. $39.99, can be found at Best Buy.