Send to KindleTweet It doesn’t take long for a woman to realize that trip to Sydney, Australia, will mean too much time shopping and not enough exploring. Maybe it’s the proximity to China, where almost all clothes are made, that offers an intense selection of shopping given the size of the city. From cheap and [...]
Send to KindleTweet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, according to BBC News. She said this while touring the region as she spoke to students at a local university. Sources say Clinton was there to help Saudi Arabia persuade China to stand against Iran’s nuclear objective. [...]
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Send to KindleTweet California-based computing giant Apple is opening its fourth Manhattan store on Saturday November 14 at 10 a.m. The new store will be located in the Upper West Side, at 1981 Broadway at 67th Street. Located on the street level, it will also have a lower level with the “largest area ever created [...]
Send to KindleTweet Uno Chicago Grill has announced some new additions to its menu, for a limited time during the fall. Cranberries and Goji berries will be the two new editions being featured in various items on the menu, including a Power Salad with Goji Mix and Ocean Spray Sweetened Dried Cranberries and Kabocha Pumpkin [...]
Send to KindleTweet Two Tibetans have been executed for their involvement in last year’s riots in Tibet, according to BBC News. The unrest broke out last year when peaceful demonstrations turned into riots in Lhasa. China says 22 innocent civilians died in the violence. According to pro-Tibetan groups, the men are Lobsang Gyaltsen and Loyak. [...]
Send to KindleTweet Wellness and skincare trends are probably 90% marketing and gimmick, but we know one ingredient that might be the real deal—Sea Buckthorn. The small orange berry that grows on tall shrubs is so strong it can survive conditions everywhere, from Great Britain to Siberia. It is being studied more and more in [...]
Budget BoHo What: Forever 21 Inc. expands with two labels that offer Bohemian-inspired clothes and trendy fashions for plus-size women.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Would you drool over Bohemian-inspired clothes at the price of Forever21 or H&M prices? A trip to the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles led us to Heritage 1981, a unit of Forever 21 Inc. Upon entering the store, we found clothes that resemble Free People at the H&M prices. [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: The major developing nations are banking on a growing middle class, as export income drops, but India and China are finding this a tough feat. The giants of the emerging markets, India and China, saw tremendous growth in the last decade, but the recession has seen many such nations look [...]
Superfood ObsessionWhat: Navitas Naturals has made entrepreneurship and green sexy with their discovery of many new superfoods from Latin America.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Navitas Naturals is one of those companies you wish you’d started. Why didn’t I think of that? That’s what comes to mind when perusing the extensive array of products offered by this superfood company based outside San Francisco, in Marin County. Thanks to Founder and CEO Zach Adelman, we now [...]