Month: December 2020

Take five: Books that explore food and food culture Courtesy of publishers; collage: LBortolot So, after all the dystopian novels and pandemic literature, what did y’all read this year? My list reflected what most concerned me (and probably most people) in 2020: health, food and travel. While I wasn’t aiming for a theme, these books
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A look at what will trend in 2021. Pinterest recently released its seventh annual Pinterest Predicts report, providing a look into what people around the world have been searching for in 2020 and what it could mean for trends in travel, health and wellbeing, beauty, home décor, special events, parenting, fashion, food and beverage, finance
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Wines for saying adios to a year we’d like to forget. Get thee behind me, 2020! L.Bortolot If Queen Elizabeth thought 1992 was an annus horribilis, what might she say of 2020? For most of this year, there wasn’t much reason to celebrate, and perhaps no other product reflected our collective ups and downs as
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(CNN) — It was a fitting place for an industry in need of a miracle. In October, Air Belgium moved two planes to Lourdes, the Catholic sanctuary in France, to park up for the winter. The planes — both Airbus A340-300s, of which the airline only has four in total — have been parked at
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American Airlines flight 718, the first U.S. Boeing 737 MAX commercial flight since regulators lifted a 20-month grounding in November, takes off from Miami, Florida, December 29, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters American Airlines expects the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to continue to weigh on demand and schedules into 2021, the carrier’s president said
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Japanese citizens and foreign residents can still enter, but they’re required to self-quarantine for 14 days, according to Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK. The move came after the Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday confirmed two new cases of Covid-19 variant involving people who recently returned from the UK. The two new cases were the first to
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ITO EN’s unconventional PET bottle recycling bin educates consumers about bottle-to-bottle … [+] recycling. ITO EN Japanese people are great at recycling. According to the Council for PET Bottle Recycling of Japan, 593,000 tons of PET bottles were sold in 2019. 93% of them were collected and 85.8% were recycled.  These numbers are significantly higher than in
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Philip Udeh, Founder of Füd Vitamin Energy Courtesy of Füd Vitamin Energy Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease affecting red blood cells, which can cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue, organ failure, and episodes of extreme pain called crises. It is one of the most common hereditary diseases globally, most prevalent amongst people of
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The lack of Covid testing capacity in the United States could mean the new, highly transmissible coronavirus strain that first emerged in the United Kingdom is already working its way through communities across the U.S. That’s according to Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, the medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center. “To find
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Throngs of holiday shoppers in New York’s Union Square on Super Saturday, or the Saturday before … [+] Christmas. Andria Cheng As coronavirus has upended consumer behavior this year, the holiday season was no exception. With stay-at-home consumers shopping online more than ever, e-commerce giant Amazon AMZN on Monday reported a “record-breaking” holiday season. Some
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