WEWORK’S FOUNDER MAKES HIS BEST BUSINESS MOVE YET: QUITTING

Listen, don’t worry about Adam Neumann, who was just ousted as the CEO of The We Company; first of all, he’s still the non-executive chairman of The We Company. Besides, entrepreneurs are like vampires: unless you put a stake through their heart, they’ll come back. (Just ask Travis Kalanick, who’s claiming his next act will be “bigger than Uber.”) Neumann will be fine. The better question is if We will be fine. Another good question is if SoftBank, We’s biggest shareholder, will be fine. WE IS NOW IN THE PROCESS OF UNWINDING FROM ADAM…

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What are the health benefits of yoga?

Yoga is a popular exercise that focuses on breathing, strength, and flexibility. Practicing yoga may provide many physical and mental health benefits. Between 2012 and 2017, the percentage of people in the United States practicing yoga increased from 9.5% to 14.3% in adults and from 3.1% to 8.4% in children. The 2012 National Health Interview Survey reported that around 94% of people who practice yoga in the U.S. do so for wellness reasons. Respondents said that yoga benefits their health by: encouraging them to exercise more inspiring them to eat more healthfully improving their sleep quality reducing their stress levels…

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Travel Prep 101 at APL

Airdrie Public Library is giving those interested in travel an opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for a successful trip overseas with an information session Sept. 21. Photo: Metro Creative Connection Yes, we admit it – it may be a little early to be thinking about getting away to a tropical beach, but here at Airdrie Public Library (APL) we believe in the importance of equipping oneself with knowledge, especially before embarking on a big adventure. As such, APL has a robust section on travelling, featuring guidebooks from…

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Ready for a recession-proof career? Learn how to become a beauty entrepreneur

When it comes to a career in the beauty industry, all that glitters is truly gold. It holds one of the top slots in the list of unconventional and offbeat careers. What makes the beauty industry truly unique is the fact that it offers a place to everyone depending on one’s talent and area of interest. Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, a makeup artist, hairstylist, skin aesthetician or a nail art expert, each career is full of opportunities. With the growth of technology, the beauty industry has created…

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10 fashion trends from the past that are making a comeback this fall

What year is it, again? It may be hard to tell, because a quick glance at the outfits of celebrities, street style icons, and store mannequins might make you feel like you’ve just stepped into a time capsule. Welcome to 2019, where mom jeans are cool again, fanny packs are no longer considered tacky, and barrettes have been reborn. Sarah Byrd, a New York University and Fashion Institute of Technology fashion historian and lecturer, previously spoke to Insider about why fashion trends are cyclical. “The story of fashion is also the story…

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Climate Change Is Having Widespread Health Impacts

The climate crisis is making people sicker—worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal allergies to heart and lung disease. Children, pregnant people and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and rising heat. But the impact of the climate crisis—for patients, doctors and researchers—is already being felt across every specialty of medicine, with worse feared to come. “There’s research suggesting that our prescription medications may be causing harm because of changing heat patterns,” said Aaron Bernstein, a pediatric hospitalist who is the co-director of the Center for Climate, Health and the…

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NHA, IRDAI recommend measures for effective healthcare through health insurance

New Delhi: National Health Authority (NHA) and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) in a joint report released on Saturday recommended best practices, common standards, collaborative measures and IT framework for effective healthcare through health insurance in India. The report stated that such a robust arrangement will benefit all stakeholders – beneficiaries, policyholders, insurers, state health agencies, healthcare providers, implementing agencies and intermediaries etc. The Reports of Joint Working Group focus on — Hospital Network Management, Common IT Infrastructure for Health Insurance Claims Management, Fraud & Abuse Control and on Data Standards…

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A Lesson In Career Accountability From Cam Newton. Hint: It’s Not Fashion

“First, I would like to apologize for this outfit. Second, I want to take the blame for the loss to the Buccaneers.” ASSOCIATED PRESS Expectations were high for Cam Newton coming into 2019. The 2015 NFL MVP has more offensive weapons around him than at any other point his career. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner, couldn’t contain his excitement in training camp, “Cam is obviously a very complete player and he understands he has a lot of talented guys around him.” Fans in Charlotte and pundits around the league were predicting…

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Influencers drive fashion buying, says Myntra-Jabong’s Nagaram

In a first, Flipkart-owned fashion platform Myntra has launched a reality show, Fashion Superstar, a digital fashion influencer talent hunt which will go live on its app as well as Zoom TV from 17 September. Judged by Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha and celebrity stylist Shaleena Nathani, the show is the first of many features that Myntra will be releasing over the next few months as it transitions from a catalogue-heavy browsing experience to a content-heavy online experience, the company said. In an interview, Amar Nagaram, head, Myntra-Jabong, talked about the move…

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Minecraft Education Edition explores New Zealand’s indigenous Māori culture

Minecraft Education Edition has shipped a new experience for students to learn about New Zealand’s indigenous Māori culture. Developed in New Zealand over a course of five weeks by Piki Studios, the new world, called Ngā Motu (The Islands), allows students to explore traditional aspects of the Māori culture, history, language, and more. “This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, but if we want our indigenous language to remain a living, and thriving, part of our society it’s crucial that teaching and learning is carried throughout the year. That’s…

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