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Lifestyle


7 minute 26 second

Heads roll as #MeToo stories gather storm

As women finally break their silence to name and shame sexual predators, the country is going through a combined catharsis right now. The last few weeks has seen several stand-up comics, film personalities, politicians and those from advertising and media either quit their senior positions or be removed or losing out on lucrative deals. A look back in time will show us how difficult it can be to dislodge powerful men from their proverbial thrones and the glue that keeps them put is a hazardous concoction made up of patriarchal norms, biases and a sense of entitlement that has been...
8 minute 32 second

Modernise your outfits

It's that time of the year. With Diwali not too far away, it's unsurprising to see fashion lovers get antsy about their sartorial choices in the weeks to come. While it's always a nice feeling to soak up all the praises that come your way as you sport a desi ensemble; nothing beats the fun of taking your personal style up a notch–by adding a fusion spin to your attire. A beautiful amalgamation of Indo-western rules the roost this season. City designers and experts tell us why... City designer Brunda Gowda believes that a cape is this season's staple —...
9 minute 46 second

Outerwear makes all the difference

For those looking to spruce up their wardrobe collection and turn a drab outfit into a stylish one, investing in outerwear is the way to go. Most often women lack sufficient time to pretty up for a daily work-day or a casual outing, but that is no reason to be any less stylish or trendy than with time on hand. It is in these moments that outerwear come to the rescue, throw a jacket, duster or a coat on and it instantly gives you a fresh look. “Layering is key in making your outfits fun and it can turn your...

1 hour 56 minute

Amy Schumer calls for no Super Bowl ads in support of Kaepernick

Interested in National Anthem Protests? Add National Anthem Protests as an interest to stay up to date on the latest National Anthem Protests news, video, and analysis from ABC News. National Anthem Protests Add Interest Amy Schumer says don't look for her in a Super Bowl commercial this time around. She's sitting this one out in support of Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism. The comedian and actress explained her stance at length Friday on Instagram, challenging white NFL players to kneel as well. Addressing them directly, she wrote: "Otherwise how are you not complicit?" Schumer says she...
1 hour 56 minute

Marvel universe a slice smaller with Luke Cage cancellation

Interested in Marvel? Add Marvel as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Marvel news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Marvel Add Interest The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons. The news Friday surprised fans and came soon after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, "Iron Fist." Both are part of The Defenders world and ordered up by Netflix among five back in 2013. "Unfortunately, Marvel's Luke Cage will not return for a third season," said a statement released by Netflix. "Everyone at...
4 hour 17 minute

Prince Harry opens memorial as royal tour continues

Prince Harry paid tribute to Australian service members by opening a new wing of a war memorial on Saturday before opening the Invictus Games as he and wife Meghan continued their visit to Australia and the South Pacific. A thus-far joyous debut royal tour by the couple, buoyed by news that they are expecting their first baby, turned solemn as the Duke of Sussex opened a long-awaited extension to the Anzac Memorial in downtown Sydney's Hyde Park on Saturday morning. The former British army captain and his wife laid a wreath of Australian native flowers at the steps of the...

4 hour 18 minute

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the Nov. 8 episode, this time with a connection to Murphy that makes her even more unbearable. Shields is on the Nov. 15 episode as a former beauty-pageant pal of series star Faith Ford's Corky who emerges from a long coma. The episode with Midler also features Katie Couric playing herself and former "Night Court"...
4 hour 35 minute

Simple health tips for busy moms

Mothers are the CEO of the home. Organising schedules, paying the bills, doing food shopping, managing pick-ups and drop-offs, and making sure everyone is healthy is just part of the job. Unfortunately, because they are so busy taking care of others, many moms often put off taking care of themselves or scheduling their own health appointments. Making your health a priority can help you stay healthy and keep illnesses at bay. Here are a few tips to help:Sleep consistencyYou harp on the kids about the importance of a good night’s sleep, but when it comes to your own sleep, it’s...
5 hour 38 minute

Streamline your morning routine

Let’s face it; most people are so used to their morning routine, they may not even be aware of how it’s slowing them down. Here are three ways to save some valuable time every morning.Disable snoozeDid you know that on many smartphones, it’s possible to disable the snooze button? Transform your morning with a few swipes of the thumb and become the kind of person who gets out of bed at the scheduled hour. You’ll give yourself more time to get every task on your morning to-do list complete and be less rushed in the process.One-stop breakfast If you’re like...

7 hour 32 minute

Michelle Obama launches Global Girls Alliance for education

Michelle Obama has launched a program to help empower girls worldwide through education. The former first lady announced the Global Girls Alliance, which aims to support more than 1,500 grassroots organizations combating the challenges girls encounter in their communities. The alliance will feature social fundraising to help them. Mrs. Obama made the announcement on NBC's "Today" show on Thursday, International Day of the Girl. She says, "When you educate a girl, you educate a family, a community, a country." Mrs. Obama spoke about her two daughters and said they're "some of the reasons why this issue means so much" to...
8 hour 28 minute

Lady Kitty Spencer makes a whirlwind trip to Dubai

DUBAI: Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer has joined Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Australia, but not before she jetted into Dubai last week to add a touch of royal glamor to a Bulgari jewelry event in the city.While in Dubai, the model took to the desert where she posed for photos in a cinched-at-the-waist white dress by Australian fashion house Zimmermann.She then attended a launch party at the swanky Bulgari Resort and Hotel in Dubai, at which Spanish actress Úrsula Corberó, who shot to fame in Netflix drama “Money Heist,” was announced as the new face of the...
8 hour 29 minute

What We Are Reading Today: Millions, Billions, Zillions by Brian W. Kernighan

Numbers are often intimidating, confusing, and even deliberately deceptive— especially when they are really big. The media loves to report on millions, billions, and trillions, but frequently makes basic mistakes or presents such numbers in misleading ways. And misunderstanding numbers can have serious consequences, since they can deceive us in many of our most important decisions, including how to vote, what to buy, and whether to make a financial investment. In this short, accessible, enlightening, and entertaining book, leading computer scientist Brian Kernighan teaches anyone — even diehard math-phobes — how to demystify the numbers that assault us every day....