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Summer 2020’s New Winning Accessory

Summer 2020’s New Winning Accessory

The history of American fashion trends is bedecked with some strange entries. The summer of love in 1969 saw hippies storm Bethel, New York bedecked in bell-bottoms, shag fringed vests and beaded headbands. Shoulder pads first hit their stride in the 1980s, when designs like Armani, Anne Klein and Ralph Lauren went all-in on the power suit and American women aspired to dress like Melanie Griffith in “Working Girl” on the job. And while it may initially seem that the strangest choices in fashion history were made by our forebears in the long-ago past, one need only glance briefly back...

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A new TikTok clone hit the top of the App Store by paying users to watch videos

A new TikTok clone hit the top of the App Store by paying users to watch videos

TikTok has a new competitor: Zynn, a nearly button-for-button clone of TikTok that differentiates itself with one key twist — it pays users to sign up, watch videos, and convince others to follow suit. The app launched at the beginning of May, and as Mashable noticed, it’s now the number one free app in Apple’s App Store and in the top 10 on Google’s Play Store, too. Zynn is fully a TikTok clone. The core interface is identical, and both are oriented around watching short portrait-orientation videos. The big distinction is a countdown timer with a dollar sign in the...

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6 Best Car Speakers – (Reviews and Buying Guide 2020)

6 Best Car Speakers – (Reviews and Buying Guide 2020)

Most shoppers have only two questions when they search for car speakers. Do they sound good? Are they going to be loud? They might be aware of terms like bass, treble and mids. But all they care about is to have great sound when they are on their daily commute. This approach of searching for the best car speakers might be too simplistic for the audiophiles. These are sound-lovers who nitpick every tiny detail of equipment that provide their sound. What they don’t realize is that there’s a method to this simple-looking madness. Let us explain. When you inquire about...

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Pregnant B.C. woman catches COVID-19 days before giving birth

Pregnant B.C. woman catches COVID-19 days before giving birth

Michelle Hunter had fully planned for her first child’s birth, then the pandemic hit and she tested positive for COVID-19 three days before her due date. In March, she had a prenatal check-up with her doctor in Revelstoke, shortly before her due date. She had a slight runny nose and had lost her sense of taste. COVID-19 Signage outside the Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review) According to a study by the University of California, loss of taste and smell can be a symptom of COVID-19. The doctor sent Hunter for testing on March 20, the day after...

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Noam Chomsky: What History Shows Us About Responding to Coronavirus

Noam Chomsky: What History Shows Us About Responding to Coronavirus

Scholar Noam Chomsky says that the greatest impact in politics comes from “your constant, day-to-day activist work, the kind of things that change the social conditions, the understanding, the background under which changes can happen.” He spoke with David Barsamian about the challenges of responding to the coronavirus, the future of our relationship to technology, and history’s lessons for moving forward. * David Barsamian: Some years ago you wrote, “Among the hardest tasks that anyone can undertake and one of the most important is to look honestly in the mirror. If we allow ourselves to do so, we should have...

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