Agonizing decisions being made in Spain’s virus hot spots

Eusebio Fernández and Rosalía Mascaraque, both 86, are two of Spain’s more than 10,000 fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Associated Press Julian Fernandez Mascaraque, 59, attends the burial of his mother Rosalia Mascaraque, 86, during...

Does New York Governor Cuomo Pierce His Nipples? A Celebrity Piercer Says It’s Most...

It has been just ten days since Andrew Cuomo issued a statewide “stay at home” order, and New Yorkers have already developed a bizarre obsession with their governor’s nipples. Andrew Cuomo has emerged into the...

Sixty Australian newspapers to stop printing

AFP-Rupert Murdoch's Australian flagship media group News Corp announced Wednesday it will stop printing around 60 regional newspapers, as the troubled sector received a fresh blow from a COVID-19 advertising downturn. News Corp said papers...

Ways to keep your skin looking bright during the cooler months

By Stephanie Darling-snapperimages.comCredit: - Brisbane Time La Prairie White Caviar Eye Extraordinaire, $805. Credit:Jennifer Soo Trend: Eye Zone The skin around the eye is more susceptible to pollution, sun damage and oxidative stress from free radicals, so...

Europe’s homeless hit hard by coronavirus response

Warning of starvation risk as lockdowns leave rough sleepers without help and vulnerable to police fines Daniel Boffey in Brussels -  The Guardian An outreach worker from the charity Samusocial talks to a rough sleeper in...

Volunteer sewing corps makes masks, gowns as U.S. supplies dwindle

By Andrew MARSZAL and Catherine TRIOMPHE LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Japan Today From amateur seamstresses and sewing clubs to Hollywood costume-makers, a patchwork army of volunteers across the United States is churning out gowns and masks...

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum

Thieves have stolen the £5m Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring by the famous artist from the Singer Laren museum Daniel Boffey in Brussels -  The Guardian The painting had been on loan from the Groninger...

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid virus

Now, the pandemic has grounded flights by Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates, jeopardized global tourism and caused further panic in a real estate market already down by a third since the 2014 announcement. Source: Associated Press Technicians...

Drake Posts First Pics of Little Son, Lamenting Being Isolated From Him Amid Raging...

The rapper admitted having fathered a child in the autumn of 2019, saying he wanted to wait for the DNA testing results to arrive before making the news public. As the COVID-19-provoked quarantine is in...

#LETSLOVESUHO Trends Worldwide as EXO Leader’s Solo Album, MV Released

The leader of the popular K-pop boy band EXO has finally made his solo debut, showing his warm and tender side. Suho (real name Kim Jun-myeon) dropped his new music video today for the solo...

‘Probably the worst year in a century’: the environmental toll of 2019

The annual Australia’s Environment report finds last year’s heat and drought caused unprecedented damage Graham Readfearn -  The  Guardian The sun glows red during the ACT bushfires, one of the events that contributed to a disastrous...

Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry and Meghan have reportedly relocated from Canada to California President Donald Trump says the US will not foot the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan's security amid reports...

Enigmatic, devotional, restless … a guide to Krzysztof Penderecki’s music

From Kubrick to Aphex Twin, Lynch to Radiohead, the Polish composer’s otherworldly sounds have inspired musicians and soundtracked some of cinema’s most haunting moments Philip Clark -  The  Guardian Gateway into modern composition … Krzysztof Penderecki....

Stimulus billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortage crisis

Shipments of medical gloves are down 23% so far this month compared with 2019, and medical gown imports are down 64% for the same period Source: Associated Press In this March 17, 2020, photo, Theresa Malijan,...

Garine Boghossian: Architect and urban designer chasing her dreams in NYC

After working on a couple of projects in Lebanon, Boghossian decided to pursue her post-professional degree in architecture and urbanism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by Sandra Abdelbaki -Source: Annahar Photo shows Garine Boghossian....

‘Gutted It’s Not Mars Attacks’: Video of Vanishing UFO Baffles Twitter Skygazers

The object could be the International Space Station passing overhead, although some people who claim to have observed it say that its pattern was too weird. Simon Church, a retired football player, has ignited a...

Coronavirus crisis sees spike in domestic abuse in Israel

The police will therefore be carrying out regular check-ups at the homes of families in which women were feeling threatened or at risk. By TAMAR BEERI  - The Jerusalem Post Abuse (Illustrative Photo) (photo credit: INGIMAGE...

Europe braces for domestic abuse surge amid coronavirus lockdown

By Sophie Davies and Emma Batha -  Japan Today BARCELONA/LONDON Domestic abuse charities in Europe have called for hotels and holiday lets to be turned into refuges as they warned that coronavirus lockdowns would lead to...

One third of humanity under virus lockdown

AFP-India's billion-plus population went into a three-week lockdown on Wednesday, with a third of the world now under orders to stay indoors, as the coronavirus pandemic forced Japan to postpone the Olympics until next...

These Icelanders skip the hot springs for ice baths

AFP-Using slow, deliberate movements and deep breathing, bathers immerse themselves in the waters of an ice-covered lake in southwestern Iceland. While others might opt for the soothing hot springs for which the country is famous,...