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Added 11 January, 2022

In 1908, a New England cotton mill instituted a 5-day workweek. The move inspired others to follow suit over the next 30 years until the Fair Labor Standards Act made 2-day weekends official in 1938. Now, over a century later, some tech companies are shaving another day off the workweek. Iceland’s national government trialed a 4-day workweek...

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Added 6 August, 2021

The lines between Men's clothes and Women's clothes have been blurring for some time now. Just think t-shirts and jeans. Now that trend is expanding as more shoppers and retailers look towards gender-neutral apparel. Gender-neutral brands — such as Les Girls Les Boys and Tomboy X — are marketed as options for everyone. The brands attempt to...

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Added 22 July, 2021

Many major cosmetic brands have men's collections. Some even have men's counters in department stores. Now a make-up brand for men called War Paint for Men has opened a new store on London's Carnaby Street. Founded by Danny Gray, War Paint for Men specialises in makeup and cosmetics specifically for men, and is sold in more than 80 countries....

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Added 3 July, 2021

The pandemic created pent-up demand for live, in-person meetings. One of the largest online dating apps thinks so too. According to a statement by Bumble, the New York cafe and wine bar is a space for “the community to gather, for genuine connections to be built, and for guests to interact.” “At Bumble, we’re fueled by bringing people together...

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Added 18 June, 2020

After extensive research, the team implemented key structural changes, including the world’s first new-construction installation of Canada-based MAD Elevator Inc.’s Toe-To-Go (T2G) elevator system, which utilizes foot-activated call buttons for a hands-free elevator experience. The building will also be among the first multi-story office...

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Added 24 May, 2020

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, is trending at the Next Big Thing in medicine and personal wellness. Now, a Canadian startup called Anahit Therapeutics is nearly done constructing a large psilocybin cultivation farm in Jamaica, where it hopes to grow psychedelic mushrooms to use in new pharmaceuticals.
The plan is to...

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Added 8 May, 2020

The year 2020 has been surreal for almost everyone around the world. In the midst of all this, a new trend has emerged. One that has kept athletes, actors, fans and even those covering games and celebrity engaged. Many celebs and sportspeople around the world have stepped up their social media game, reaching out to their followers not just...

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Added 6 May, 2020

The coronavirus shutdown has forced a reset to consumers’ purchasing behavior across the globe and at every income level. In a blink of the eye, consumer spending shifted from discretionary to necessity purchases and has remained that way throughout the months of the shutdowns. In the new-normal, post-coronavirus world, the luxury market is...

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Added 23 April, 2020

In collaboration with drone manufacturer Draganfly, the police department in Westport, Connecticut is testing “pandemic drones” designed to monitor whether people are adhering to social distancing rules. According to a press release, the drones’ advertised capabilities are extensive. They feature “a specialized sensor and computer vision...

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Added 19 April, 2020

Texas has opened the world's first drive-in funeral theater. Mission Park funeral home in San Antonio has rolled out the new service as the business attempts to adapt to social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak. Pictures from the first funeral of its kind show mourners parked a safe distance apart, with all vehicles pointed towards the...