World leaders are currently gathering in Istanbul, Turkey, for the latest G20 summit. The stage was set and journalists were waiting for a photo op when a trio of stray cats wandered inside to check out the scene.
Highly public marriage proposals have become a matter of global nuisance, but none more so than one which greatly inconveniences innocent bystanders. From Istanbul comes the great news of one such event.
Turkey's prime minister says the thousands of protesters gathering in Istanbul's Gezi Park are militant activists "living arm in arm with terrorism." This photo of a cop tear-gassing an unthreatening young woman in a simple summer dress implies otherwise.
Officials in Istanbul had planned to hold a soccer game in an empty stadium as punishment for ill-behaved fans, who wouldn't be allowed to attend the match. But then they decided to admit women and children only, and the game went off without incident. Now authorities want to give away more free tickets to ladies and…
- After shooting her for a Dom Perignon campaign, Karl Lagerfeld expressed amazement at Claudia Schiffer's ability to play the diva at the heart of the campaign's storyline. We further express amazement that Karl got over his own whopping diva attitude to actually compliment someone other than himself. [WWD, 1st item]
- What happens when you're high on coke and eluding cops in a cornfield? Some maize-y shit! [Daily Mail]
- Proving himself to be the poster child for special-needs reptiles everywhere, a one-eyed alligator attacked a golfer in Florida today. Both man and gator are doing fine. [CNN]
- Penguins used to be almost 5 ft tall!…
New York? Yawn. Milan? As if. You see, the trendsetters, as reported by trendsetter bible Newsweek are looking beyond the four fashion capitals for new trends to Shanghai, Istanbul, Antwerp and Chicago. Ask anyone who thinks he's cooler than the people who think they're cooler than everyone: London is dead and Biloxi…