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  • 'Beauty and the beast' couples were likely friends first: study
    'Beauty and the beast' couples were likely friends first: study

    Getting to know someone before becoming romantically involved could bring out attributes other than the obvious physical ones and these may even enhance their physical beauty, according to a new study. Together with her colleagues, Lucy Hunt of the University of Texas at Austin set out to understand the phenomenon of individuals with similar physical and personality characteristics -- as well as like behavioral tendencies -- who couple together. In other words, those with desirable …

  • Men's Fashion Week Paris: an exotic, sporty and feminine spring/summer 2016
    Men's Fashion Week Paris: an exotic, sporty and feminine spring/summer 2016

    Men's fashion week in Paris came to a close on June 28 with the Saint Laurent show, an affair that presented a very rock n' roll collection clearly reminiscent of the late Kurt Cobain's iconic style. Men are headed for adventure come spring/summer 2016, with jumpsuits, baggy pants and backpack in the spotlight. Louis Vuitton takes man across the globe, especially to Asia, with plant and animal prints, but also with camouflage vests worn with sunglasses and large backbacks. …

  • Dior oozes 'bourgeois cool' at Paris men's fashion week
    Dior oozes 'bourgeois cool' at Paris men's fashion week

    Dior declared summer 2016 the season of "bourgeois cool" at Paris men's fashion week on Saturday, while Balmain decked out its models as old-fashioned adventurers. Balmain's young creative director Olivier Rousteing, dubbed "Mr Popular" by Vogue, presented an exploration-themed collection for the French luxury label's first ever menswear catwalk show, dressing his models in caps, shorts and Greek sandals with a khaki palette. The show was one of the most hotly-awaited events of men's fashion …

  • Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story
    Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

    PARIS (AP) — In a story June 26 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Berluti house branched out into making clothes last year. Berluti ready-to-wear was created in 2011, not last year. It was the house's official catwalk collections that were launched last year. …

  • President Barack Obama says peas in guacamole not a good idea
    President Barack Obama says peas in guacamole not a good idea

    A New York Times tweet for a guacamole recipe made with peas has succeeded in sparking a Twitter outcry, with the Republican Party of Texas calling it tantamount to a declaration of war on their state, and even provoking President Barack Obama to weigh in on the discussion. “Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us,” read the tweet posted Wednesday. …

  • China recognises Bordeaux wine in bid to fight fakes
    China recognises Bordeaux wine in bid to fight fakes

    After a four-year struggle, France has convinced China to recognise "Bordeaux" as a brand in a bid to combat counterfeit wines, the government announced. France has been in talks with China since 2011 to recognise the Bordeaux "appellation" -- a legally defined and protected geographical marker used to identify where grapes are grown. China's recognition, announced Tuesday on the first of a three-day visit by Prime Minister Li Keqiang -- was a "historic advance" in the battle to stop fake …

  • Awards and investors put fizz in British bubbly
    Awards and investors put fizz in British bubbly

    Barry and Joyce Tay set up the Bluebell Vineyard in 2004 on a former pig farm in Uckfield in southern England near the sea. The couple now have six hectares of vines producing wine and they planted 19 more hectares last year, said Kevin Sutherland, a wine expert who has been helping them from the start. "Now they will look at the whole process and importantly look at the marketing as well as the production," said Julia Trustram-Eve, marketing director for English Wine Producers. …

  • Teens make sex safer with STD-detecting condom
    Teens make sex safer with STD-detecting condom

    At the pubescent age of 14, three boys have demonstrated remarkable intuition when it comes to sex, conceiving a condom that changes color to indicate the presence of a sexually transmitted disease (STD). "We wanted to make something that made detecting harmful STIs safer than ever before, so that people can take immediate action in the privacy of their own homes without the often-scary procedures at the doctors," says 14-year-old team member Daanyaal Ali. The team of boys from Isaac Newton …

  • Year after tour, Beyonce back for husband's festival
    Year after tour, Beyonce back for husband's festival

    Beyonce will play her first full show in a year as the pop superstar headlines a festival in Philadelphia founded by her husband, rap mogul Jay-Z. R&B singer The Weeknd and alternative rock bands Death Cab for Cutie and Modest Mouse will also play the Budweiser Made in America festival on September 5-6. Jay-Z founded the festival in 2012 with the support of Budweiser -- the popular American beer whose parent company is now Belgian -- and last year expanded to a second venue in Los Angeles on …

  • Nick Minaj features on boyfriend Meek Mill's new album
    Nick Minaj features on boyfriend Meek Mill's new album

    Couple Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj have teamed up on another musical collaboration on Meek's sophomore album "Dreams Worth More Than Money." …

  • Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study
    Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

    Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an average of two kilograms more on the short term than individuals on other diet plans. The review analyzed the results of 12 studies about veganism with data from a total of 1,151 dieters spanning between nine and 74 weeks of slimming efforts. It's the first study to compare data from vegan plans against that of the Atkins diet and others recommended by the American …

  • Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study
    Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

    Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as a first, the report analyzed the global risks of death due to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancers linked to the consumption of sugary drinks. Researchers estimated that around 133,000 people died from diabetes due to the consumption of what the report called "sugar-sweetened beverages." Around 45,000 people died globally from …

  • Are you raising a healthy child?
    Are you raising a healthy child?

    Are you raising a healthy child? …

  • Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study
    Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

    Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an average of two kilograms more on the short term than individuals on other diet plans. The review analyzed the results of 12 studies about veganism with data from a total of 1,151 dieters spanning between nine and 74 weeks of slimming efforts. It's the first study to compare data from vegan plans against that of the Atkins diet and others recommended by the American …