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Coronavirus styling: how to look good wearing a face mask – adjust your make-up, dress daringly
South Koreans, like others, are adapting to life in a face mask; a beauty video creator offers make-up advice and a fashion designer has tips for how to dress. YouTuber SSUNZY recommends gtoning down your make-up, while designer Park You...
U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus
The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use location data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking wh...
Preserving life on Earth - We have only a decade to save Earth’s biodiversity: that’s why all of us should care
Scientists warn that Earth’s sixth mass extinction may be underway, and man may only have 10 years to take drastic steps and protect planet’s vital plant and animal life
How Western beauty brands play to Asian desire for whiter skin, and the euphemisms they use to avoid appearing racist
In Western countries, conversations around race and discrimination based on skin colour have paved the way for more inclusive approaches to beauty. When beauty brands sell to Asian markets, their marketing may not outright say ‘whitening...
Do fashion brands breaking into mainland China still need Hong Kong?
Months of violent protests in Hong Kong have scared away many high-end mainland shoppers, and now border crossings are closing thanks to the coronavirus. Labels such as Self-Portrait are going straight to local partners to navigate mainl...
Starbucks Joins the CoronaPanic
Starbucks has announced that it will be temporarily pausing the use of personal cups and "for here" ware such as ceramic mugs, amid the growing coronavirus outbreak.
The 100-year life: how to prolong a healthy mind
As concerns about dementia grow, more research is investigating how we can keep our brains fit and sharp
Inside Vladimir Putin’s Outrageous Underground Wine Cellar In Moldova
Separated from Russia by Ukraine, the tiny Republic of Moldova operates the state-owned Cricova wine cellar, and is President Vladimir Putin’s personal wine playground when he visits.
Leavism: the troubling truth behind the trend to keep working while on holiday
Overworked employees are using their annual leave to catch up on tasks they should have left behind at the office. And it isn’t just precarity and smartphones to blame
Ambush’s Yoon Ahn on Dior’s Kim Jones, Nike and Converse collaborations, and how she’s taken the Japanese brand global
Yoon Ahn, co-founder of Tokyo-based label Ambush and jewellery designer for Dior Men, has built a following that includes fans like Kanye West. She talks about Ambush’s journey, including collaborations with Nike and Converse, and a new ...
Not only assholes drive Mercedes. Besides disagreeable men, also conscientious people drive high‐status cars
Who would've thought that self-centred men “are much more likely to own a high-status car such as an Audi, BMW or Mercedes?” This research was supported by the Academy of Finland research grant 309537.
Women Say Their Hair Is Falling Out And Their Scalps Are Inflamed After Using The Popular Brand DevaCurl
"My hair started coming off in giant clumps in the shower, and my curls drastically lost their definition."
Switch being made to working from home
The first Foreign Ministry news conference after the Spring Festival vacation was not held in the blue hall, as is often the venue, but via a WeChat group involving over 200 journalists.
Can coffee, red wine and dark chocolate help you lose weight? What you should know about the Sirtfood diet
Virgin olive oil, garlic and green tea are other ‘sirtfoods’ that two nutritionists claim can boost metabolism and increase fat-burning in the body. Other health experts refute the findings however, saying there is no such thing as food ...
Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us?
The internet has transformed beauty culture from an exclusive domain of models and magazines to the broad, accessible world of social media. In recent years, research shows that more and more women are saying that they feel beautiful. Bu...
Google launches online coding course to train workers for tech jobs
The news comes as Silicon Valley faces scrutiny over the implications of the tech industry on the American workforce.
ASK restaurant fined over 'misleading' lobster dish
The Italian restaurant chain ASK has been fined for misleading customers about a lobster dish.
Women swear by Madura sticks that help them please their husbands in bed; doctor warns of infection and cancer risks
So-called Madura sticks are widely used by Indonesian women who believe they tighten their pelvic floor muscles and thus boost their husband’s sexual pleasure. Their ingredients are a mystery, but in a patriarchal society where, as one m...
Veganuary: Do this year's dishes rival the Greggs vegan sausage roll?
Hundreds of restaurants have launched tasty plant-based treats in conjunction with Veganuary, a campaign encouraging people to follow a vegan diet for the first month of the year. From pea protein pepperoni to watermelon steak, will any ...
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