Having Anxiety Doesn’t Mean I’m Happier Alone

Having anxiety doesn’t mean it’s impossible for me to have fun, to let loose, to be a good friend. Having anxiety doesn’t mean I want to be cooped up in the house all day long without talking to another living soul. Having anxiety doesn’t mean I’m going to turn down your invitations out every single…

Public’s freedoms respected

https://ift.tt/2JhCHys The Government said today’s procession was conducted in a peaceful and rational manner, adding that it always respects the public’s freedoms and rights of assembly, procession and expression.   In a statement, the Government said it also understands that people have different views on Government policies. As a free and pluralistic society, Hong Kong…

FDA Investigating 16 Brands OF Dog Food For Possible Link To Heart Disease

The FDA is investigating 16 popular brands of “grain-free” dog food after an increase in reports of heart disease and cardiac failure. The investigation was prompted by cases of dilated cardiomyopathy occurring in many more breeds than have previously thought to be vulnerable. As the New York Times reports, DCM is most commonly associated with…

Cephalopods Can Change Color In Milliseconds, And Here’s How

According to Science Friday, octopuses, squids, and cuttlefish use the natural chromatophore layer of their skin to generate patterns of color, typically red, yellow, or brown. Those patterns can make the animal appear a uniform color, spotted, or variegated enough to blend in with jagged rock. “Chromatophores are organs that are present in the skin…

Uniqlo announces brand-new line of awesomely beautiful Sailor Moon T-shirts

Celebratory shorts for anime/manga classic will be released in 26 countries. It’s only been about a week since Uniqlo’s amazing lineup of Pokémon T-shirts went on sale, but Japan’s most popular casual fashion brand isn’t resting on it laurels. Up next is another collaboration with one of history’s biggest anime franchises: Sailor Moon. The new…

6 Elements of Customer Psychology Drive Buy Decisions

Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. In fact, businesses need to adapt even more completely to the changes in the buying and social behavior of consumers. High-technology product startups, without customers, don’t make a business. Today’s customer buying dynamics…

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

The Pimm’s cup for Wimbledon is a riff on a classic summer sipper made with Pimm’s, fresh fruit, and lemon-lime soda. It was made popular at tennis and polo matches although it’s perfectly suited to any cocktail hour. This version adds fresh strawberries in honor of Wimbledon. Adapted from Clodagh McKenna | Homemade | Kyle…

The coming Libra panics

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Facebook’s unveiling of a new digital currency, Libra, has produced a tidal wave of sceptical, critical, and outright hostile responses. That is understandable, given Facebook’s reputation for carelessness about user data and personal privacy. Nonetheless, public angst won’t stop the…

China and US to relaunch trade talks

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Markets in Europe, China, and the US appear to be on the rebound after an announcement by US President Donald J. Trump that negotiations with China would resume as part of an attempt to de-escalate the current trade stand-off between the…

EU investigates Spanish aid for Peugeot

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Spain’s plan to grant €20.7 million of public support to PSA for investing in its existing car plant in Vigo, Spain is in line with EU rules…

Cheaper roaming from today for Western Balkan countries

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The new regional roaming agreement of the Western Balkans enters into force on 01 July, after it was signed by the Western Balkans ministers on 4 April in Belgrade. Consumers in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North…

EU to help Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region tackle natural disasters

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The EU is providing €7 million in humanitarian aid to increase the capacity of communities and authorities in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region, to prepare for natural disasters. The aid package will support improving the response…

Finland takes over EU Presidency

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; From 1 July until 31 December, Finland holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU. The priorities for Finland’s Presidency of the European Union are to strengthen common values and the rule of law, to make the…

New inflation data pushes US Fed and ECB to re-asses their positions

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Core inflation in the eurozone remained subdued at 1.2% in June, well below the headline European Central Bank (ECB) target of 2%. US inflation is near 1.7%, with the latest data confirming the US Federal Reserve is on track for…

BBRG: The U.S. Labor Market Isn’t all That Healthy

The U.S. Labor Market Isn’t all That Healthy Underemployment is a problem that isn’t measured well by the official data. Bloomberg, July 1, 2019       By most measures, the U.S. is at or very close to full employment. The unemployment rate today is 3.6%, the lowest since 1969. And yet, there is a sense that……

BREAKING: Hong Kong protesters occupy legislative chamber, after smashing windows, vandalising corridors

Hong Kong anti-government protesters have stormed the city’s legislature after breaking glass doors and prying open gates at the rear. Anti-extradition law demonstrators had been ramming doors and windows around the complex since Monday afternoon, despite warnings from police in riot gear that they may face arrest. Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP. Officers appeared to retreat deeper into…