What's the Best Umbrella?

April showers bring landfills of cheap umbrellas ripped inside out by wind and wear and tear. You deserve a better rain-blocking device, so head for the comments and tell us which 'brella is best. » 3/30/15 3:15pm Monday 3:15pm

Watch An Umbrella Fashion Show, Circa 1956

British Pathé has unearthed another gem featuring fashions from1950s and this time, what they found were one thousand couture umbrellas. With so many options to be modeled, the designers of said umbrellas really had to be really inventive with their ideas in order for them to stand out. As a result, we're shown gold… » 11/11/11 12:55pm 11/11/11 12:55pm

Xichang Festival Brings Sunny Traditions

[Xichang, August 4. Chinese Yi ethnic women wearing traditional dresses hold yellow umbrellas during a parade celebrating the annual Torch Festival in Xichang, in southwest China's Sichuan province.] » 8/06/10 12:35pm 8/06/10 12:35pm