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Eerily empty Shanghai’s streets

A photographer captured how eerily empty Shanghai’s normally bustling streets are amid the coronavirus outbreak By Ben Mack From Business Insider Shanghai-based photographer Nicoco captured eerie images of empty streets and public spaces in the normally bustling metropolis during the Chinese New Year period amid the coronavirus outbreak. The project, known as ” 一个人城市 / One Person City,” […]

New York Fashion Week

The best and wildest looks celebrities wore to New York Fashion Week By Darcy Schild and Celia Fernandez From Business Insider New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020 started February 7 and lasts until February 12.   Designers showcased their styles for the next autumn/winter season, and celebrities showed up in their New York Fashion Week best. The week […]

The Editor speaks: Too many carnivals? Will there be a “Sweet Peg”?

Can you have too many carnivals? In Haiti they can’t have too many carnivals. However, this is largely due, according to Paul Sanaon writing on the Mirvaldy-intelect website, due to the Haitian politicians who “are wired to use carnival as a drug that can heal all Haiti’s sicknesses”. He writes his blog under the title […]

Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

From BBC A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus – the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an 80-year-old man from China’s Hubei province, according to French Health Minister Agnès Buzyn. He arrived in France on 16 January and was placed in quarantine in hospital in […]

Bermuda, Cayman can combat threats together

By Jonathan Kent From The Royal Gazette Bermuda and the Cayman Islands should work together to address external threats, says the head of the body representing Cayman’s financial-services industry. Jude Scott, chief executive officer of Cayman Finance, said as fellow offshore financial centres, the two territories were frequently having to deal with the same international […]

US: FDA wants weight-loss drug taken off market due to cancer risk

From Newsmax A clinical trial of the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) shows an association with an increased risk of cancer, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting that its maker withdraw the drug from the U.S. market. Eisai Inc. has already “submitted a request to voluntarily withdraw the drug,” Dr. Janet Woodcock, who […]

More sex partners increases cancer risk

From Newsmax If you need more than two hands to count the number of lovers you’ve had in your life, new research suggests you might want to worry about your cancer risk. People who have had 10 or more sexual partners had higher odds of being diagnosed with cancer than those who were less sexually […]

US: Newspaper chain McClatchy files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after pension woes, print declines

By Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY From Yahoo Finance Newspaper chain McClatchy, owner of publications such as the Miami Herald and Kansas City Star, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday after grappling with a pension crisis and the news industry’s financial challenges. The Sacramento, California-based company, whose 30 newsrooms also include the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and […]

Artist Download: 9 best apps for artists on Mac

Need to make an art app upgrade? Choose from one of the best apps for artists to get the most from your Mac and your art. Digital art and graphic design is no longer for those who went to special art schools or possess unique and rare talent. Instead, the whole industry has been democratized […]