The thrill of attending Paris couture is still a novelty. “I’ve looked at fashions through computers but to attend fashion shows, it’s like it’s breathtaking!” For one thing, at a runway show, Dion gets to be a spectator for a change. “And as well, it strikes you much more powerfully. If any product packaging qualifies […]

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Are among the products we are encouraged to use liberally to protect ourselves from the sun harmful rays. However, researchers are finding that while protecting humans, some compounds in many sunscreens can harm the coral on our reefs. Researchers testing the effects of sunscreen on corals explain that chemicals in sunscreen can awaken coral viruses. […]

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Filmed on location in Greece and in a British studio, “Mamma Mia!” never gracefully bridges the gap between realism and artifice that all movie musicals must navigate. That bridge was crossed flawlessly by the masterpiece “Singin’ in the Rain”; Baz Luhrman responded by ratcheting up the extravagance in “Moulin Rouge,” whereas last year’s “Once” created […]

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But there is no national language of Africa because Africa is not a nation. It is a continent filled (like Asia or Europe or South America) with a multitude of language groups. Africans who were captured and brought to America during the slave trade came from many different areas where many languages were spoken. On […]

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The camera system on the back consists of a main, 64 megapixel sensor, coupled with a 13 megapixel telephoto and a 13 megapixel ultra wide sensor. The selfie camera has a 16 megapixel sensor and LED flash (which is why the pop up module is wider than usual). There’s also a 4,500mAh battery that supports […]

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Christmas is the most awaited season in the Philippines, a time of gathering and celebrating with family and friends. Inspired by the tradition of giving gifts and sharing delectable treats during the holidays, M Bakery releases its Christmas offers that will surely lift your holiday spiritsChoose from the Christmas inspired versions of the hit bakeshop’s […]

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Karl Smith in the commentary sex work makes sense (Opinion Exchange, Dec. 5) states that only two concerns predominate among skeptics and opponents of doing so: first is that prostitution erodes the moral fabric of society. The second is that prostitution is inherently violent and decriminalization would worsen the exploitation of women.. But, as notable […]

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Separately, New York’s attorney general said Bank of America and its former chief executive, Kenneth Lewis, reached a $25million settlement to end an investigation into their actions in the 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch. The bank will pay $15 million. Lewis, 67, is prohibited for three years from serving as an officer or director of […]

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