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What a Girl Needs: The VIP Lounge at the Dubai International Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.17.2014 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

So typically a VIP Lounge during a film festival, be it Cannes, Venice or DIFF, is a place where mere mortals aren't welcomed. It's reserved for the celebrities and their producers, an oasis where they can get pampered, fed, rehydrated and then released with about ten to fifteen bags in tow.

5 Climbers Dead On Mont Blanc Peak; 6th Missing

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 10.13.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Six French climbers died in a fall on France's Mont Blanc after a night of snow and wind on Western Europe's tallest mountain, official...

Missing Climber Found Frozen In Ice After 32 Years

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

The body of a missing French climber has finally been found -- after 32 years. Hikers on Mont Blanc in the Alps stumbled upon the frozen remains of...

You Can't Beat These Views

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Aiguille du Midi has long been a destination for travelers exploring the Mont Blanc region of the French Alps. It's viewing platform and cafe, accessi...

Mont Blanc Avalanche Kills 2

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

PARIS -- An avalanche in the French Alps killed two Italian mountain climbers and injured another on Tuesday, rescue officials said. The accident occ...

British Father And Son Found Dead In Mont-Blanc Massif

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

A British man and his 12-year-old son were found dead in the Mont-Blanc massif that spreads around Europe's highest peak, rescuers said.Their bodies w...

WATCH: This Video Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Folks, don't try this at home. Alexander Polli, a self-described "body flight professional," has released a stunning video that shows him soaring o...

More Found Dead In Mont Blanc Avalanche

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

ROME -- Two more climbers have died on Mont Blanc following the deaths of nine people last week in a massive avalanche, rescue crews in Italy and Fran...

Survivors Tell Horrific Details Of Deadly Avalanche

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

CHAMONIX, France — Climbers who survived the massive avalanche in the French Alps that killed nine of their colleagues said Friday they were tos...

Is This The World's Scariest Toilet?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

If you’re afraid of heights, this toilet might have you feeling a little flush. That’s because it’s suspended on a glass floor at the top of ...

From Hitchcock to Bettie Page: Miami Goes to the Movies

Tara Solomon | Posted 05.06.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

It's been one year since the Frank Gehry-designed temple of culture became the New World Symphony's home in Miami Beach, and, to celebrate, Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas hosted the ultimate gala: "An Evening of Suspense."

Bodies Of French Mountain Climbers Found After Fierce Storms

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

ROME -- The bodies of two experienced French mountain climbers trapped on Mont Blanc for days during fierce storms were recovered by rescue crews on W...

Getting High in Chamonix

Susan Fogwell | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Chamonix is a haven for an international set of outdoor adventurers, well-heeled visitors and independent travelers. Bar none, it is the crème de la crème for perennial mountain climbing.

Capitalism: Never Enough?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

The epidemic of designer stores is symptomatic of the buying binge we've been on for the last half-century.

Winning Designs in China: Standing Out to Fit In

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tom Doctoroff

Western-style individualism is like Eve's apple -- succulent, enticing, desired. Biting into it, however, risks banishment to the Land of Outcasts.