Friday, January 31, 2014

Anna Ewers & Sam Rollinson - Love Magazine - S/S 2014

Photography: Patrick Demarchelier
Stylist: Tabitha Simmons
Casting Director: Ashley Brokaw
Hair: Esther Langham
Makeup: Lisa Houghton

Lisa Verberght Digitals - January 2014

Heloise Guerin - Marie Claire UK - March 2014

Photography: Michael Sanders
Stylist: Arabella Greenhill
Hair: Lucie Doughty
Makeup: Cythia Sobek

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hana Jirickova - Cover Magazine - February 2014

Photography: Hasse Nielsen
Stylist: Emelie Johansson
Hair: Cim Mahoney
Makeup: Anne Staunsager

Anita Lijic Digitals - January 2014

Frida Aasen - Friends & Associates - Spring 2014

Photography: Hugh Lippe
Stylist: David Vandewal
Hair: Rita Marmor
Makeup: Benjamin Puckey

Hana Jirickova - Armani Exchange - Spring 2014

Photography: Mikael Jansson
Stylist: Karl Templer
Hair: Anthony Turner
Makeup: Mark Carrasquillo

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sam Rollinson - Vogue Paris - February 2014

Photography: Mikael Jansson
Stylist: Katie Grand
Hair: Eugene Souleiman
Makeup: Mark Carrasquillo

Sam Rollinson - Vogue Paris - February 2014

Photography: Mario Sorrenti
Stylist: Jane How
Hair: Recine
Makeup: Aaron De Mey

Milana Kruz Digitals - January 2014

Isabeli Fontana - Vogue Ukraine - February 2014

Photography: Marcin Tyszka
Stylist: Ekaterina Mukhina
Hair: Nicolas Jurnjack
Makeup: Georgina Graham

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Heather Marks Digitals - January 2014

Pete Seeger (1919 - 2014)

Pete Seeger is dead. That means something to those of us who grew up in the 1960s. It was a time when opposition to war was so strong and so powerful that we thought it might bring an end to all wars.

We were so naive.

Peter Seeger wrote one of the most famous anti-war songs of all time, "Where have all the flowers gone." Peter, Paul, and Mary made it a big hit—and so did others. Here's Pete Seeger singing with them for the last time. This should be the anthem that marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.

When will we ever learn?

We will be in Greenwich Village this weekend and I'll be thinking of Pete Seeger. Seeger also wrote "Turn! Turn! Turn!" Here's the best version by the Byrds: "A time for peace, I swear it's not too late."

Hat Tip: Jerry Coyne

Monday, January 27, 2014

Stina Rapp - Spur Magazine - March 2014

Photography: Hugh Lippe
Stylist: Mana Igarashi
Hair: Kevin Woon
Makeup: Ayako

Sasha Luss - Lanvin - S/S 2014

Photography: Steven Meisel
Art Director: Ronnie Cooke-Newhouse
Hair: Guido Palau
Makeup: Pat McGrath

Behati Prinsloo - Pepe Jeans London - S/S 2014

Photography: Josh Olins
Stylist: Clare Richardson

Elinor Weedon - Sportswear International - January/February 2014

Photography: Kevin Sinclair
Stylist: Sara Francia
Hair: Shlomi Mor
Makeup: Manami Ishikawa

Seven things you need to know about evolution

John Hawks is a pretty cool guy. He studies anthropology with a special emphasis on the genetics of human evolution over the past million years or so. Right now he's in Ethiopia looking at fossils. I visited him a year ago at his lab in Madison, Wisconsin.

He written a summary of seven things about evolution. You should read what he has to say to see if you know enough about evolution. Here's a list of the seven things but each one requires a bit of explanation.
  1. Evolution is change in a population
  2. Evolution is genetic change
  3. Many kinds of genetic changes are important to evolution
  4. Evolution can be non-random
  5. Evolution can be random, too
  6. Populations evolve all the time
  7. Evolutionary theory has changed a lot since Darwin's day

Monday's Molecule #230

Last week's molecule was cholesterol [Monday's Molecule #229]. The figure shows how the molecule would look in a lipid bilayer (membrane). The winner was Tommy Stuleanu.

This week's molecule (below) is going to be hard. I won't be surprised if nobody gets the right answer. It's a key intermediate in an extremely important reaction. You need to give the common name AND the the overall reaction. Name the enzyme as well.

Email your answer to me at: Monday's Molecule #230. I'll hold off posting your answers for at least 24 hours. The first one with the correct answer wins. I will only post the names of people with mostly correct answers to avoid embarrassment. The winner will be treated to a free lunch.

There could be two winners. If the first correct answer isn't from an undergraduate student then I'll select a second winner from those undergraduates who post the correct answer. You will need to identify yourself as an undergraduate in order to win. (Put "undergraduate" at the bottom of your email message.)

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Daria Strokous - Dior Trianon - Spring 2014

Photography: Steven Meisel
Stylist: Carine Roitfeld
Hair: Guido Palau

Marikka Juhler Digitals - January 2014

Giedre Dukauskaite - Coccinelle - S/S 2014

Photography: Billy Kidd
Stylist: Sara Maino
Hair: Paolo Lo Verde
Makeup: Mary Cesardi

Lea T - Glamour Italia - February 2014

Photography: Pierpaolo Ferrari
Stylist: Enrica Ponzellini