Massive US health tab for hormone-disrupting chemicals

Massive US health tab for hormone-disrupting chemicals

Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion (310 billion euros) in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report published Tuesday. So-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are found in thousands of everyday products, ranging from plastic and metal food containers, to detergents, flame retardants, toys […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Global fashion brand Benetton is on track to launch a new “Made in Italy” line layer this year, in a bid to bring the company back to its roots and “refocus on its main expertise”. The collection, to be made in Treviso and titled “TV 31100″ in a nod to the city’s postal code, is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Put a Fresh Twist on Tailgating

Put a Fresh Twist on Tailgating

(Family Features) Add some team spirit to your menu by stepping out of bounds this tailgating season. Score big points with your fellow fans by sharing new apps and snacks that put a special game day spin on traditional favorites. Made with fresh chickpeas and tahini, hummus is the perfect smooth and creamy accompaniment for […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics ·
Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

As with ready-to-wear, every year wedding attire is updated to reflect new trends, and the 2017 season will be no exception. There will always be traditional princess-style dresses, but at the same time interesting new creations are beginning to appear. It is now possible to tie the knot attired in casually elegant wedding trousers, or […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen has set her Twitter account to private. The model, cookbook author, TV host and wife of John Legend has switched her account settings to protect her tweets and block access to her 2.87 Twitter followers. Only those she approves can now see what she writes. Teigen is an active user of the micro-blogging […]

Apple tops Best Global Brands report

Apple tops Best Global Brands report

Apple, Google and Coca-Cola have been deemed the top three most valuable brands in the latest edition of the Best Global Brands report. Prepared by global brand agency Interbrand, the 17th edition of the report looks at financial performance, influence and brand strength to compile the ranking. For the fourth year in a row, Apple […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

If you’ve been living under a fashion rock for the past few days then you might have missed the spat between style bible Vogue.com and a whole generation of fashion bloggers. The site has incurred the wrath of the blogging community by referring to bloggers who are paid to wear brands to fashion shows as […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Online ·
AARP provides free interactive tool to search and visualize data

AARP provides free interactive tool to search and visualize data

A customizable tool to find AAPI data on issues relevant to older populations WASHINGTON, D.C  – The AARP Public Policy Institute launched AARP DataExplorer, its free interactive search and visualization tool for data on the 50-plus population. AARP DataExplorer allows users to browse and search for data on issues like demographics, health, financial security, housing and […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Offers, Science & Technology, Services ·
Petition for veggie burger at In-N-Out draws ire of meat lovers

Petition for veggie burger at In-N-Out draws ire of meat lovers

An online petition appealing to fast food chain In-N-Out to add a veggie burger to their menu has divided the internet this week, drawing an angry backlash from meat lovers who called the initiative everything from “un-American,” fascist and the work of “meat terrorists.” Though the petition drew more than 36,000 signatures over the last few weeks, […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Amazon Prime Now embraces express beauty delivery

Amazon Prime Now embraces express beauty delivery

Amazon Prime Now is allegedly extending its express delivery service to cover beauty products.  The retail giant is rolling out the option to take delivery of beauty and skincare products within two hours of ordering, seven days a week, for Prime Now customers in Chicago, New Beauty reports. The move follows the news that Merz Apothecary, a […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘iMovie,’ ‘Monopoly,’ ‘WhatsApp,’ ‘Ani Pang 3′

Top iPhone apps: ‘iMovie,’ ‘Monopoly,’ ‘WhatsApp,’ ‘Ani Pang 3′

Among top free iOS apps of the week, Apple’s own suite of iPhone apps clog international charts, as a mass migration continues towards new system software iOS 10. A fast food chain’s edition of board game “Monopoly” holds sway in Australia, and tile-matching game “Ani Pang 3″ proves popular in South Korea. More details on […]

Gucci in the pink as Michele turns up the flamboyance

Gucci in the pink as Michele turns up the flamboyance

Alessandro Michele unveiled his most extravagantly flamboyant Gucci collection yet on Wednesday with a pink-hued spectacular on the opening day of the latest Milan fashion week. The Roman designer credited with reviving the fortunes of what was a flagging brand returned to the themes that have underpinned his turnaround and, it seemed, pushed each envelope […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Students Learn electrical safety during ‘A Bug’s Light!’ play

Students Learn electrical safety during ‘A Bug’s Light!’ play

The National Theatre for Children’s interactive play is sponsored by Edison International, SCE’s parent company By Justin Felles Southern California Edison Who would’ve guessed that every kid’s face in the room would light up with excitement while learning about electrical safety at elementary schools across Central and Southern California? It’s all thanks to Sparky the Wonderbug, […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
Emmys red carpet: red, black, yellow… and cleavage

Emmys red carpet: red, black, yellow… and cleavage

Hollywood’s A-list sparkled in the California sunlight on the red carpet Sunday for the Emmy Awards, television’s top honors. Bright colors — red, yellow and emerald green — dominated the annual fashion parade, but basic black was still a winner. Unusual dress cutouts provided visual allure, and plunging necklines were plentiful. The following are briefs […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
US designer with Iraqi roots stuns NY fashion week

US designer with Iraqi roots stuns NY fashion week

Oday Shakar is still young but he has already lived through more than your average American fashion designer: childhood bullying, two years in Iraq after the Gulf War and cancer. But he’s back stronger than ever to relaunch his label after a two-year hiatus with full-skirted gowns of breathtaking grace and elegance that would look […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Pop princess Katy Perry has signed on to boost her partnership with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Limited into new territory, with the singer set to expand into a range of consumer product categories. Perry, who launched a shoe collection with Global Brands Group Limited just last month, said she is now set to “explore the […]

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin is making a move on the fragrance industry, with the launch of a debut perfume trio. The designer has announced the debut of ‘Bikini Questa Sera’, ‘Tornade Blonde’ and ‘Trouble in Heaven’, set to launch this fall. “I want you to experience the fragrance in the same way as you experience a piano […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian design is going global in the coming weeks, with around 40 fashion and accessories brands showcasing their wares in Paris and New York in the coming weeks, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Fifteen labels, including Sui Generis and Cristahlea, will be on display at Pier 59, Chelsea Piers on September 8 for New York Fashion Week. […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

Earlier this year, President Obama traveled to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin for a conversation on civic engagement. He participated in a Q&A with Evan Smith, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Tribune, at the Long Center for Performing Arts on March 11, 2016. This excursion has inspired a Washington DC adaptation, called South by South Lawn, […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·
Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Hip hop mogul Pharrell Williams is teaming up with gourmet food purveyor Dean & Deluca to launch a new line of specialty foods inspired by his dad’s home cooking. Set to launch in  2017, The Williams Family Kitchen will feature foods from dad Pharoah Williams’ repertoire of recipes. The partnership was announced at the Dean […]