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From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

The week of 28 August 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.’s world-changing speech addressing racial discrimination, attended by around 250,000 people in Washington, DC. The Boston Globe’s expansive photo collection captures some of the most striking images from both his speech and the civil rights movement. The remarkable aerial view of the National Mall on that historic day is especially …

“David Bowie Is” Opens at the V&A

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

Researchers in the Netherlands worked tirelessly to create an entire hamburger’s worth of beef muscle tissue from laboratory incubators, which was revealed last May. An expensive process, the point of their efforts is to give legitimacy to the research, which is supported by animal rights and environmental groups who see vitro meat as a more sustainable and humane alternative to traditional husbandry.

Follow the Light

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

Color consultant and adjunct professor at Parsons The New School for Design, Jasmine Takanikos was quick to share the Pantone color of the year announcement for 2014: Radiant Orchid. The bold shade reaches across the color wheel from the 2013 Pantone 17-5641 Emerald, flashing fuchsia, purple and pink undertones to create Pantone 18-3224. With the news out, expect an influx of purple in SS14 wardrobes.