Coco Rocha states technology has opened up the previously “untouchable world” of fashion. The Canadian model admits the industry used to be elitist before social media made it more accessible to everyone. This shows how significant technological developments are on shaping the future of fashion.
Press Association – Big Brother’s live feed is set to return this summer, while Rylan Clark has been confirmed as a host of the spin-off show. The live nightly coverage that the show used to offer is coming back when the new series launches, according to Channel 5. When the channel acquired Big Brother in 2011 they decided against any extensive live coverage, a feature of earlier series shown by previous broadcaster Channel 4.
CBC – Close to 700 employees at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada labs and farms across the country received notices Thursday their jobs could be eliminated, in what union officials and former scientists state is another attack on research in Canada. Bob Kingston, the national president of the Agriculture Union — a component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada —said he anticipates there to be significant job cuts at Ottawa headquarters and at the Central Experimental Farm.
By Rob Harris, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – LONDON – Even as the financial disparities in English football grow, this season gave the underdogs a chance to leave their mark. The Premier League campaign was dominated and defined by Alex Ferguson winning a 13th title before announcing his retirement after almost 27 years at Manchester United.
A group of seniors in St. John’s got a lesson during a reading on Friday about how to live in their homes — for longer. Author Lyndsay Green was in the city launching her new book, The Perfect Home for a Long Life. Green stated her book touches on the different options available to seniors, and that housing is not often a ‘one size fits all’ kind of problem.
By David Song | DailyFX – British Pound to Retain Bullish Trend- BoE Inflation Report in Focus Fundamental Forecast for British Pound: Bullish The British Pound threatened the bullish trend dating back to March as the GBPUSD tumbled to a fresh monthly low of 1.5313, but the selloff may be short-lived should the Bank of England strike an improved outlook for the U.K.
By Oh Kyu-wook in Seoul/The Korea Herald | Asia News Network – Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) – Korea will build a facility for a next-generation light source that creates high-energy X-rays, 10 billion times brighter than its current most powerful source. The government had a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday to build a “fourth-generation synchrotron radiation” facility in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province.
Governor Chris Christie, who once famously called himself ‘‘the healthiest fat guy you’ve ever seen,’’ has secretly undergone weight-loss surgery. Critics see this trimming down as a major step by the potential Republican presidential contender to address both his health and a political vulnerability.
| Reuters – PHOENIX – An Arizona jury found Jodi Arias guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder in the death of her ex-boyfriend in a trial that captured national attention for months with graphic sexual evidence and tales of a tumultuous relationship. Arias, who could face the death penalty, has admitted to shooting 30-year-old Travis Alexander, whose body was found in the shower of his Phoenix valley home in June 2008.
Of all the various etiquette guides to emerge with prescriptions for the inaugural class of Glassholes, there has been one recurring piece of advice that probably will not please Google: The most polite thing a Google Glass owner can do is not wear Google Glass at all. Because the face computer looks “dorky” and presents privacy concerns, Glass-heads can alarm and offend those of us outfitted less technologically.