Princess Diana’s 1981 wedding dress was encrusted with over 10,000 pearls, included a 7.62 metre train, and inspired the “puffy sleeve” trend.
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When Queen Victoria donned white for her wedding in 1840 she started a trend that continues today. Other royal weddings have proved to be just as influential.
Rihanna at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s benefit celebrating ‘Heavenly Bodies’ in New York, May 7, 2018.
A still from the documentary Migrant Dreams which streams this month on Al Jazeera’s Witness.
Canada's reputation as a land of opportunity is challenged by Migrant Dreams, a documentary that explores the lives of migrants as they navigate dangerous and exploitative working conditions.
Bertrand Russell is seen in this 1935 photo.
The work of Bertrand Russell, philosopher, social critic, mathematician and anti-war crusader, are still relevant today. Here's why fans should take in the Russell collection at McMaster University.
This is America.
Donald Glover's music video is a multi-layered political statement which aims to kick its audience out of its complacency.
Q-Tip (L) of A Tribe Called Quest performing in 2013.
A greater synergy between academics and practitioners is needed to progress hip hop for it to be taken seriously as a core area for study.
Unfortunately for the intrepid astronauts in Stanley Kubrick’s
2001, a Space Odyssey, the HAL 9000 computer knows how to read lips.
Since Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece debuted in 1968, fictional stories of faulty or malevolent AI are legion. What have recent advances taught us and what might the future hold?
The magazine taught its readers to never swallow what they’re served.
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Today's media consumers are being bombarded with bias and sensationalism – and could use a dose of Mad's media literacy.
A woman shares a mint julep with her husband before the running of the 2013 Kentucky Derby.
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'Take a silver cup – always a silver cup' and 'fill it with ice pulverized to the fineness of snow,' a Kentucky man explained in 1908.
The comedian hired to do the 'roast' at the White House Correspondents' Dinner has been criticised for going too far. Here's why she didn't.
In Season Two, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) reclaims the identity stripped from her by GIlead.
In the much awaited second season of the TV series, Offred is more openly defiant than she was in Margaret Atwood's novel. Still, the first two episodes remain true to the themes of Atwood's book.
Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec on July 7, 2017.
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Hip-hop heads around the world are rejoicing over Kendrick Lamar's win. But it's been a tumultuous ride for a genre once derided as 'pornographic filth.'
Kanye West is seen in this August 2015 photo accepting the video vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
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Kanye West is making headlines for his support of Donald Trump and remarks about slavery being a choice. The rapper has also signalled he's a fan of controversial Canadian professor Jordan Peterson.
Barn Hammer Brewing Company Head Brewer Brian Westcott, Matt Gibbs of the University of Winnipeg and Barn Hammer owner Tyler Birch teamed up to re-create an ancient beer.
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Beer is the most consumed beverages in the world with a long history. What does the ancient art of brewing tell us about culture and tastes?
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela being laid to rest. In death, as in life, she divided opinions.
Society expects journalists to report objectively. But a documentary filmmaker has an opinion.
‘Love, Simon’ tells the story of a gay teenager who is ‘just like you’ - a mainstream comedy first - but what happens when they are not just like you?
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Given the progress gay rights have made over the last 40 years, we might believe we live in queer friendly North America and that homophobia is dead. But it's not. It is just in disguise.
The cover of Marvin Gaye’s album, ‘What’s Going On’.
"What's Going On" remains relevant today. Even now its plaintive lyrics speak eloquently about a post-9/11 world that's upside down.
The Superman character has endured and continues to be popular because he is a symbol of renewal and hope.
Jim Caviezel as Luke and James Faulkner as Paul in ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ.’
'Paul, Apostle of Christ' is an enjoyable movie but its sugary message is like a can of soda: easy to swallow but not good for you with ideals that have have been manipulated to project a golden era.
I think, therefore I am human?
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is not just a story about realistic robots.