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Want a Halloween look like Billie Eilish, Ted Lasso or Kim Kardashian? How to turn your sweatpants and leggings into a costume

This Halloween, with a little thought and inventiveness you can create a costume to transform into Billie Eilish, Kim Kardashian, TV character Ted Lasso – or a celebrity of your choice.

This Halloween, with a little thought and inventiveness you can create a costume to transform into Billie Eilish, Kim Kardashian, TV character Ted Lasso – or a celebrity of your choice.

Want a Halloween look like Billie Eilish, Ted Lasso or Kim Kardashian? How to turn your sweatpants and leggings into a costume
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Rolling Stones drop ‘Brown Sugar’ from US tour over lyrics depicting slavery

The Rolling Stones cut their popular track from their US tour, at least for now, in the wake of criticism over its lyrics referring to slavery.

The Rolling Stones cut their popular track from their US tour, at least for now, in the wake of criticism over its lyrics referring to slavery.

Rolling Stones drop ‘Brown Sugar’ from US tour over lyrics depicting slavery
14 Oct 2021 - 8:08PM
Elk with tyre stuck around neck for half its life is finally free

The tyre, which could not be cut off, was removed after wildlife officers tranquillised the animal and sawed off its antlers.

The tyre, which could not be cut off, was removed after wildlife officers tranquillised the animal and sawed off its antlers.

Elk with tyre stuck around neck for half its life is finally free
13 Oct 2021 - 1:17AM
New Alzheimer’s drug targets people with mild cognitive impairment. Here’s what you need to know about the condition

A controversial new drug that targets mild cognitive impairment has been approved for Alzheimer’s: here is everything you need to know about the condition.

A controversial new drug that targets mild cognitive impairment has been approved for Alzheimer’s: here is everything you need to know about the condition.

New Alzheimer’s drug targets people with mild cognitive impairment. Here’s what you need to know about the condition
12 Oct 2021 - 3:15PM
Custom ceramic plant pots became her true passion – now she sells them on Facebook and Instagram

Artist Mipa Shin has combined her love for growing houseplants and making handmade ceramics into a lucrative business in Los Angeles.

Artist Mipa Shin has combined her love for growing houseplants and making handmade ceramics into a lucrative business in Los Angeles.

Custom ceramic plant pots became her true passion – now she sells them on Facebook and Instagram
12 Oct 2021 - 4:45AM
Rolling Stones on life without Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger’s undercover beer, their bittersweet No Filter Tour and their next album

The Rolling Stones are back on the road, for the first time without their founding drummer Charlie Watts, and they’re still coming to terms with his sudden death.

The Rolling Stones are back on the road, for the first time without their founding drummer Charlie Watts, and they’re still coming to terms with his sudden death.

Rolling Stones on life without Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger’s undercover beer, their bittersweet No Filter Tour and their next album
12 Oct 2021 - 2:57AM
Explainer | Do you need a heart test? Don’t be scared of them – a Mayo Clinic cardiologist explains how they could save your life

Doctors don’t want you to stress out about heart tests – a cardiologist explains what happens in a cardiac stress test, an EKG and an echocardiogram and why they aren’t scary.

Doctors don’t want you to stress out about heart tests – a cardiologist explains what happens in a cardiac stress test, an EKG and an echocardiogram and why they aren’t scary.

Do you need a heart test? Don’t be scared of them – a Mayo Clinic cardiologist explains how they could save your life
4 Oct 2021 - 12:45PM
The best cinema seats ever? Contoured, moulded and made in Italy, the chairs will require a ticket to an Academy Museum of Motion Pictures screening if you want to test them

Moulded, contoured and made in Italy, the seats in the two state-of-the-art cinemas at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles might be the best ever designed for moviegoers.

Moulded, contoured and made in Italy, the seats in the two state-of-the-art cinemas at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles might be the best ever designed for moviegoers.

The best cinema seats ever? Contoured, moulded and made in Italy, the chairs will require a ticket to an Academy Museum of Motion Pictures screening if you want to test them
30 Sep 2021 - 8:15PM
Donald Trump told Vladimir Putin he’d ‘act tough for cameras’, book claims

A new book offers another behind-the-scenes look at Donald Trump’s White House.

A new book offers another behind-the-scenes look at Donald Trump’s White House.

Donald Trump told Vladimir Putin he’d ‘act tough for cameras’, book claims
30 Sep 2021 - 8:21PM
BTS announce first in-person concerts in two years, in California, Permission to Dance on Stage – LA in November and December

The biggest band in K-pop, BTS haven’t performed before a live crowd at a concert since 2019. They will reunite with fans in California this autumn for four concerts.

The biggest band in K-pop, BTS haven’t performed before a live crowd at a concert since 2019. They will reunite with fans in California this autumn for four concerts.

BTS announce first in-person concerts in two years, in California, Permission to Dance on Stage – LA in November and December
30 Sep 2021 - 10:57AM
Squid Game and Lupin exemplify Netflix’s focus on local-language shows that its Indian-American head of global TV has championed and which is generating new worldwide audiences

Bela Bajaria, 50, has played a pivotal role in helping Netflix boost worldwide audiences with non-English-language original series like Squid Game, Lupin and Never Have I Ever.

Bela Bajaria, 50, has played a pivotal role in helping Netflix boost worldwide audiences with non-English-language original series like Squid Game, Lupin and Never Have I Ever.

Squid Game and Lupin exemplify Netflix’s focus on local-language shows that its Indian-American head of global TV has championed and which is generating new worldwide audiences
9 Oct 2021 - 12:25PM
Google is now marking hotels as green certified

Google is building a feature for travellers to differentiate hotels and resorts that are eco-friendly and have sustainable practices.

Google is building a feature for travellers to differentiate hotels and resorts that are eco-friendly and have sustainable practices.

Google is now marking hotels as green certified
28 Sep 2021 - 4:07PM
A supplement before exercise? Experts weigh in on pre-workout powders – and stress the value of a healthy diet and sleep routine

Fitness influencers promoting exercise supplements say pre-workout powders are the way to go. Experts are undecided, but most agree nothing beats a good diet and sleep

Fitness influencers promoting exercise supplements say pre-workout powders are the way to go. Experts are undecided, but most agree nothing beats a good diet and sleep

A supplement before exercise? Experts weigh in on pre-workout powders – and stress the value of a healthy diet and sleep routine
28 Sep 2021 - 1:21PM
US murders rose 30 per cent in 2020, FBI reports

Violence stalked most major US cities, an FBI report found, even as the coronavirus pandemic exacted its own deadly toll across the country.

Violence stalked most major US cities, an FBI report found, even as the coronavirus pandemic exacted its own deadly toll across the country.

US murders rose 30 per cent in 2020, FBI reports
28 Sep 2021 - 11:38AM
New Netflix film Britney vs Spears aims to be the ‘definitive place’ to understand singer’s conservatorship saga

From filmmaker Erin Lee Carr, the documentary is the result of two-and-a-half years’ research into Spear’s battle to remove her father as her legal guardian

From filmmaker Erin Lee Carr, the documentary is the result of two-and-a-half years’ research into Spear’s battle to remove her father as her legal guardian

New Netflix film Britney vs Spears aims to be the ‘definitive place’ to understand singer’s conservatorship saga
28 Sep 2021 - 4:15AM
Why some Americans resist Covid-19 vaccines, ‘mark of the beast’

Covid-19 vaccines have been scientifically proved to save lives, but for a select group of Americans in the religious realm, a more important matter is at stake – eternal salvation.

Covid-19 vaccines have been scientifically proved to save lives, but for a select group of Americans in the religious realm, a more important matter is at stake – eternal salvation.

Why some Americans resist Covid-19 vaccines, ‘mark of the beast’
27 Sep 2021 - 10:33PM
Elon Musk says he and girlfriend Grimes are ‘semi-separated’

The tech billionaire and SpaceX founder says the two ‘still love each other’, but blamed geography and work for keeping them apart.

The tech billionaire and SpaceX founder says the two ‘still love each other’, but blamed geography and work for keeping them apart.

Elon Musk says he and girlfriend Grimes are ‘semi-separated’
25 Sep 2021 - 5:58AM
Joe Biden vows horseback agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants

The US president promised an investigation and ‘consequences’ after images of mounted agents waving their reins and charging migrants drew widespread outrage.

The US president promised an investigation and ‘consequences’ after images of mounted agents waving their reins and charging migrants drew widespread outrage.

Joe Biden vows horseback agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants
25 Sep 2021 - 4:25AM
Kamala Harris to meet Narendra Modi in ‘coming of age’ moment for Indian diaspora

They will discuss regional issues, including democracy, human rights, climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic and security.

They will discuss regional issues, including democracy, human rights, climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic and security.

Kamala Harris to meet Narendra Modi in ‘coming of age’ moment for Indian diaspora
23 Sep 2021 - 6:51AM
16 best new films of October 2021, in cinemas, Netflix and HBO Max – No Time to Die and Dune, starring Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet, are finally here

Daniel Craig’s last James Bond turn, No Time to Die, finally releases after pandemic delays, while Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet star in Dune

Daniel Craig’s last James Bond turn, No Time to Die, finally releases after pandemic delays, while Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet star in Dune

16 best new films of October 2021, in cinemas, Netflix and HBO Max – No Time to Die and Dune, starring Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet, are finally here
23 Sep 2021 - 3:00AM
Ice-age children’s handprints found in India could be some of world’s oldest art

The impressions, likely of squished hands and sticky mud from children aged between 7 and 12, were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau.

The impressions, likely of squished hands and sticky mud from children aged between 7 and 12, were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau.

Ice-age children’s handprints found in India could be some of world’s oldest art
22 Sep 2021 - 5:00PM
Man sues Texas doctor who defied abortion ban to test new law – and collect US$10,000 bounty

Disbarred lawyer Oscar Stilley launched his lawsuit after Alan Braid became the first doctor to publicly share that he had violated the ban.

Disbarred lawyer Oscar Stilley launched his lawsuit after Alan Braid became the first doctor to publicly share that he had violated the ban.

Man sues Texas doctor who defied abortion ban to test new law – and collect US$10,000 bounty
21 Sep 2021 - 7:58AM
Director of Nicole Kidman’s Nine Perfect Strangers series hopes it helps psychedelic therapy go mainstream ‘for the salvation of humanity’

Nicole Kidman plays a therapist who uses psychedelics on her clients in the series on Hulu. Its director, Jonathan Levine, talks about being open to psychedelic therapy.

Nicole Kidman plays a therapist who uses psychedelics on her clients in the series on Hulu. Its director, Jonathan Levine, talks about being open to psychedelic therapy.

Director of Nicole Kidman’s Nine Perfect Strangers series hopes it helps psychedelic therapy go mainstream ‘for the salvation of humanity’
21 Sep 2021 - 10:37AM
US Covid-19 death toll on verge of surpassing that of 1918 Spanish flu

Covid-related US deaths as of Sunday night were at 673,763, according to Johns Hopkins University data. That’s just 1,200 fewer that died in the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Covid-related US deaths as of Sunday night were at 673,763, according to Johns Hopkins University data. That’s just 1,200 fewer that died in the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

US Covid-19 death toll on verge of surpassing that of 1918 Spanish flu
20 Sep 2021 - 10:42PM
Tom Brady throws five touchdowns and remains unbeaten against the Atlanta Falcons

Brady extends his career record against the Falcons to 9-0 by throwing five touchdowns in a 48-25 win.

Brady extends his career record against the Falcons to 9-0 by throwing five touchdowns in a 48-25 win.

Tom Brady throws five touchdowns and remains unbeaten against the Atlanta Falcons
20 Sep 2021 - 10:08AM
Scientists created the world’s whitest paint. It could eliminate the need for air conditioning.

US professor Xiulin Ruan and his students created a substance that reflects 98.1 per cent of solar radiation while emitting infrared heat, cooling surfaces without consuming power.

US professor Xiulin Ruan and his students created a substance that reflects 98.1 per cent of solar radiation while emitting infrared heat, cooling surfaces without consuming power.

Scientists created the world’s whitest paint. It could eliminate the need for air conditioning.
21 Sep 2021 - 6:38AM
How to age well: walking 7,000 steps a day enough to help you live longer and be healthier, study says – 10,000 steps was just a marketing ploy

Walking 7,000 steps a day has as much benefit as the often touted 10,000-step goal, according to a study, but even an evening stroll is better than nothing.

Walking 7,000 steps a day has as much benefit as the often touted 10,000-step goal, according to a study, but even an evening stroll is better than nothing.

How to age well: walking 7,000 steps a day enough to help you live longer and be healthier, study says – 10,000 steps was just a marketing ploy
17 Sep 2021 - 9:15PM
People on TikTok claim Rice Krispies Treats are the ultimate workout fuel - but what do experts say?

The trend has recently taken off on social media, but nutritionists say there are better foods to reach for.

The trend has recently taken off on social media, but nutritionists say there are better foods to reach for.

People on TikTok claim Rice Krispies Treats are the ultimate workout fuel - but what do experts say?
17 Sep 2021 - 1:02PM
US pop star Britney Spears deletes her Instagram, saying she wants to celebrate engagement

The singer was involved in a conservatorship battle with her father for 13 years and used the social media platform to connect with her fans.

The singer was involved in a conservatorship battle with her father for 13 years and used the social media platform to connect with her fans.

US pop star Britney Spears deletes her Instagram, saying she wants to celebrate engagement
16 Sep 2021 - 3:59PM
Dr Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘swollen testicles’ claim

American rapper Nicki Minaj sparked an international furore when she alleged on Twitter that her cousin in Trinidad refuses to get a Covid-19 vaccine because his friend become impotent after being vaccinated.

American rapper Nicki Minaj sparked an international furore when she alleged on Twitter that her cousin in Trinidad refuses to get a Covid-19 vaccine because his friend become impotent after being vaccinated.

Dr Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘swollen testicles’ claim
16 Sep 2021 - 12:05PM