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Not motivated to work out at home? Get help from YouTube and Instagram during the coronavirus lockdown
Working out during the lockdown can test your motivation, but a few minutes drawing inspiration from posts on Instagram or YouTube could fix that. A Norwegian study shows that social media can inspire people to exercise more and to enjoy...
Russian Olympic swimmer found a brilliant way to practice despite the stay-at-home situation
Yuliya Andreyevna Yefimova is a Russian competitive swimmer. After making her Olympic debut in 2008, she went on to win the bronze medal in the 200 metres breaststroke in 2012, and silver medals in the 100 metres and 200 metres breaststr...
US pulling WHO funding 'an act of self-harm'
Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been calling for a stronger global response to the coronavirus pandemic. And speaking to DW from Fife in Scotland, he gave this assessment of Donald Trump's decision to halt US funding of the Wor...
A Trip Through Paris and New York in late 1890s / Un voyage à travers Paris, 1890
Upscaled with neural networks footage from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900.
How couples can keep their sex life and relationship healthy during lockdown
Introduce a sense of novelty and adventure to keep things exciting like role playing, using sex toys or scheduling sexy date nights together. Have sex in an unusual part of the apartment or flick through the Kama Sutra for a new position...
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total (new) cases in last 24 hours. Globally 823 626 confirmed (72 736) 40 598 deaths (4193)
How To Look Your Best On A Webcam
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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.
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