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Louvre show features Leonardo inspired clothes
AFP . Paris
10:02, Dec 14, 2019
As an artist, architect and engineer, Virgil Abloh is fashion's renaissance man. Now the hyperactive US designer is measuring himself up against the greatest polymath of all with a collection of clothes inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. The T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies adorned with some of...
Purpose and meaning in life crucial for health
IANS . San Francisco
09:31, Dec 12, 2019
If you see some people around you who are always happier and healthier than others despite not being wealthy, they must have found a meaning in...
'They' named Merriam-Webster word of year
AFP . Washington
13:06, Dec 11, 2019
The pronoun "they," used by non-binary people who identify as neither male nor female, was named word of the year by US dictionary Merriam-Webster...
'Physical illness ups suicide risk in men'
IANS . New York
10:08, Dec 11, 2019
When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but...
Banana-eating performance artist was 'hungry'
AFP . New York
11:34, Dec 10, 2019
Performance artist David Datuna waited two hours until "I was hungry" before eating a pricey banana artwork in Miami, he explained with laughter on...
Man eats $120,000 piece of 'banana' art
AFP . Miami
10:10, Dec 09, 2019
The move was bananas... or maybe the work was just too appealing. A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on...
Winter brings busy hours for Jashore date juice collectors
UNB . Benapole
15:58, Dec 08, 2019
There are a lot of things in Bangladesh that may evoke nostalgia about the countryside. Having a glass of fresh date sap on a misty winter morning...
Ice baths not helpful for building muscle
Intermittent fasting improves health of people with diabetes risk
Measles kills over 140,000 in 2018
Virtual boyfriends a match for China's single women
Social media use may lead to eating disorder in children
Japanese chef at the top of La Liste says he's not there--yet
Japan store to replace staff 'period badges' after uproar
From armchairs to iPhones, India's millennials rent it all
AFP . Mumbai
22:39, Dec 02, 2019
At 29, Spandan Sharma doesn't own a flat, a car, or even a chair -- one of a growing number of Indian millennials bucking traditional norms and...
Get some sun for strong bones
IANS . New Delhi
09:58, Dec 02, 2019
Maintaining good bone health is prime for a healthy life. With the setting of the winter season, especially in cities with more pollution and...
Tourists swim among penguins at Antarctica
AFP . Half Moon Islan, Antarctica
11:08, Dec 01, 2019
"It's like getting stabbed," a tourist exclaims, as he plunges into the three-degree Celsius (37-Fahrenheit) water, all under the intrigued gaze of...
SM Sultan Utsab-2019 begins in Narail
Prothom Alo English Desk
16:29, Nov 30, 2019
Two-day-long SM Sultan Utsab-2019 began amid festivity at the Zila Shilpakala Academy premises in Rupganj, Narail on Saturday, reports UNB. The...
Tourism new attraction for Falklands sheep farmers
AFP . Stanley, Falkland Islands
10:04, Nov 30, 2019
Late in life, Tony Heathman has sought out pastures new: the 70-year-old former sheep shearer now spends his days driving tourists around the...
Kung Fu sisters battle stereotypes
AFP . New Delhi
20:03, Nov 28, 2019
They train with swords and fighting fans after their prayers and morning chants. Meet the Himalayan kung fu nuns using their martial arts skills...
Nibbles a specialty at Indonesian restaurant
AFP . Yogyakarta, Indonesia
13:50, Nov 28, 2019
As he scarfed down a traditional Indonesian meal, Adi Karyanov got himself the two-in-one special at a new restaurant offering pedicures by fish....
French chef 'diva' sues Michelin guide in 'Cheddargate' case
AFP . Nanterre, France
09:33, Nov 28, 2019
A French celebrity chef has been branded a "diva" for taking the Michelin guide to court Wednesday for suggesting he used cheddar cheese in a...
Yoga reduces lower back pain
IANS . New York
09:09, Nov 27, 2019
Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for...
High-fat diet may increase colon cancer risk
IANS . New York
09:45, Nov 26, 2019
Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study. The study,...
How sleep deprivation affects your performance
IANS . New York
09:54, Nov 25, 2019
Sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested, say researchers, adding that it impacts placekeeping - or, the ability...
Togo turns ex-colonial palace into flagship art centre
AFP . Lome
10:05, Nov 24, 2019
Togo on Friday opened a flagship art centre in the former seat of colonial power after a multi-million dollar refurbishment aimed at making it a...
French language watchdogs discourage use of 'Franglais'
AFP . Paris
10:14, Nov 23, 2019
A centuries-old institution regarded as the guardian of the French language has warned state officials against encouraging the spread of...
Wonders of Scotland
13:30, Nov 22, 2019
Scotland, the United Kingdom’s northernmost country, is another name of scenic beauty. Its most attractions are tenderness of nature, its solitude...
Indonesian kids given pets to wean them off smartphones
AFP . Bandung, Indonesia
19:05, Nov 21, 2019
Officials in one Indonesian city have hatched a plan to wean children off smartphones -- by giving them their own fluffy chicks to raise. Around...
Camel herding, an ancestral passion in Western Sahara
AFP . Dhaka, Western Sahara
10:35, Nov 21, 2019
In the Oued Eddahab desert in Western Sahara, Habiboullah Dlimi raises dairy and racing camels just like his ancestors used to -- but with a little...
Kids who miss breakfast get lower grades: Study
IANS . London
20:15, Nov 20, 2019
Parents, take a note. If you want your kids to score good marks, make sure they had their breakfast, as researchers have found that students who...
Breast cancer detection through mammography
Parveen Shahida Akhter
16:27, Nov 19, 2019
Mammography is a low dose radiation X-ray for the breast. Various studies have proven this method helpful for the women over 50, a strong medium...
Cuban capital at 500: A city in four portraits
AFP . Havana
10:02, Nov 19, 2019
Half a millennium since its founding by Spanish colonists, the Cuban capital Havana has become a byword for Latin American romance and...
Intermittent fasting may lead to longer, healthier life
IANS . New York
10:52, Nov 18, 2019
Intermittent fasting may sound like another diet fad but researchers have conclusively found that the practice of routinely not eating and drinking...
Divers search for remaining bodies from NZ volcanic eruption
Boucher named South African head coach
Gandhi recalled thru young Bangladeshi artists' works
PM Hasina urges youths to stay alert about traitors, killers
Arms factory ‘busted’ at UP chairman’s house
Pitfalls behind citizenship amendment bill
UN concerned over India’s ‘discriminatory’ citizenship act
UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution ‘Culture of Peace’
Sheikh Hasina 29th on Forbes’ powerful woman list
President, PM pay tribute to martyred intellectuals
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