The motivation struggle is real – it’s time to shake up your work day

https://www.smh.com.au-By Catherine Lambert If anything could beat back to work blues at this time of year it was the thought of seeing workmates again, sharing holiday highs and lows before discussing the next batch of...

Cold as ice? How to stay warm without whacking up the heating

Trapped at home all day means heating bills are likely to mount up. Try these simple – and ingenious – ways to keep yourself toasty Blankets are about adding more layers. Photograph: Marx Bamala/Alamy The  Guardian-Emine...

Rimbaud’s remains will not be moved to Panthéon, rules Macron

President decides against relocating remains of French poet to Parisian memorial A reproduction of a photograph of Arthur Rimbaud. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images  The Guardian -Agence France-Presse in Paris The remains of the famed French poet Arthur Rimbaud...

Global Warming Could Trigger Change in Ice Age Cycle, Reports Suggest

Over the past three million years, the Earth has periodically plunged into an ice age. Although the planet is now in an inter-glacial period, the situation can change due to increased global temperatures, scientists...

Loose Cannon? Swedish Police Struggling to Find Owner of 17th-Century Artillery

by Igor Kuznetsov If the owner fails to claim the lost goods, the cannon will either be destroyed or auctioned off. A third option is to put it in a museum if it is estimated to...

COVID-19 fueling education’s tech disruption, deepening digital divide

TORONTO/NEW YORK -  Japan Today The COVID-19 pandemic deepened inequities in accessing and benefiting from education but the future of learning could be a more equal one, participants told a Reuters Next panels this week. The...

Has coronavirus made us more ethical consumers?

https://www.bbc.com-By Katherine Latham-Business reporter-image copyrightKimberley Bird image captionKimberley Bird says that we should all aim to make small changes Kimberley Bird says the coronavirus pandemic has turned her into a more ethical, more environmentally-conscious consumer. And...

‘This Time She Crossed The Line’: Netizens Want to Cancel Belle Delphine Over New...

by Max Gorbachev The South Africa-born viral personality, whose real name is Mary-Belle Kirschner, rose to Internet fame after she started selling her bath water for “sentimental purposes” at $30 a bottle. After a long disappearance,...

‘Hypocrisy at Its Finest’: Twitter Under Fire Over Pelosi Tweet Claiming 2016 Election ‘Hijacked’

by Oleg Burunov Last Friday, Twitter permanently banned Donald Trump's personal account, claiming that his tweets contain a "glorification of violence", a reference to the 6 January events which saw POTUS supporters breach the Capitol to...

‘Brazilian horror story’: internet melts down over sculptor’s peculiar waxworks

Images of Arlindo Armacollo’s figures went viral after users unearthed video report about their exhibition in church Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Arlindo Armacollo’s waxwork of Marylin Monroe. Photograph: museu_izidoroarmacollo/Instagram The first household name Arlindo Armacollo...

Vogue editor defends cover photo of US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

BBC.COM-image copyright Reuters image caption Vogue editor Anna Wintour said images of Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris were meant to celebrate her achievements US Vogue editor Anna Wintour has defended the magazine following criticism of its front-cover portrait...

New Cartoon From Lucine Kasbarian -“This and That”

A  New  Cartoon  by  Lucine  Kasbarian

‘They Are All White’: Singer Lana Del Rey Criticised For Lack of Diversity on...

by Max Gorbachev This is not the first time the musician has been accused of racial discrimination. In May of 2020, she posted a video on her social media showing people looting stores during a protest...

‘We Want to Address Some Rumours’: WhatsApp Breaks Silence Over Policy Update Controversy

by Radhika Parashar Last week, WhatsApp rolled out an in-app notification to its users in different countries, informing them how the company processes user data. The "mandatory" privacy policy update that either invited users to accept...

NHS Contract With US Tech Firm May Be ‘Massive Breach’ of Data Protection Law,...

by Mohamed Elmaazi A CIA-linked surveillance and data analysis firm has been awarded a £23 million two-year contract by the British government, in what rights groups say is part of a wider problem of a lack...

‘They Send Us Plastic Sh*t’: Spanish Woman Claims Snow From Storm Filomena Fake, Not...

by Evgeny Mikhaylov Heavy snowfall from the storm Filomena hit the Mediterranean country last week, resulting in at least four deaths and causing mass cancellations of flights and road closures. Experts consider it to be the...

May The Cash be With You: There is an Island Where You Can Pay...

by Max Gorbachev It is located in the South Pacific Ocean, and according to the island’s official tourism website, it is nothing but a paradise on earth. "You will arrive as a visitor and leave as...

Substandard & Racist: Netizens Blast Vogue Cover With Kamala Harris, Accuse Magazine of Whitewashing

by Max Gorbachev This is not the first time that the famous fashion magazine has been accused of whitewashing. Last year, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour publicly apologised for photographs that were seen as insensitive to minorities. Social...

When mindfulness leads to more stress, remember the key ingredient

https://www.smh.com.au-By Kimberly Gillan Knowing that everyone from psychologists to scientists to yogis spruik the incredible benefits of mindfulness, I’ve made it my personal mission to soak up every micro moment with my baby so that...

Netizens Buzzing as Elon Musk Tweets Photo of Protester in Presiding Officer’s Chair at...

by Asya Geydarova What was supposed to be a peaceful rally in support of President's Trump electoral challenge grew violent on Wednesday, as Trump-supporters stormed the US Capitol building, which resulted in an armed stand-off with...