Astronomers spot ‘missing link’ black hole – not too big and not too small

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have detected a mid-size black hole – considered the “missing link” in the understanding of these celestial brutes – eviscerating an unfortunate star that strayed too close. A cosmic homicide in action, with a wayward star … Continue reading Astronomers spot ‘missing link’ black hole – not too big and not too small

Dress to impress at home: Retailers recast spring looks for coronavirus lockdowns

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Desperate to sell pricey spring looks during the coronavirus lockdown, retailers are turning to social media to show their latest styles in somber, stay-at-home settings. A model wears a $148 Song of Style mint-colored mini-skirt made … Continue reading Dress to impress at home: Retailers recast spring looks for coronavirus lockdowns

Russian jeweler tries to tap zeitgeist with coronavirus-shaped pendants

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A small Russian jewelry company specializing in science and medicine-themed ornaments has launched a coronavirus-shaped pendant, a move that has drawn accusations of insensitivity by some. A model demonstrates a coronavirus-shaped pendant, which was produced by Dr.Vorobev … Continue reading Russian jeweler tries to tap zeitgeist with coronavirus-shaped pendants

Coronavirus forces cancellation of Paris fashion weeks: statement

FILE PHOTO: Models present creations by designer Virginie Viard as part of her Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – Organizers have … Continue reading Coronavirus forces cancellation of Paris fashion weeks: statement