Monday, March 4th, 2019

 

‘Upcycled’ fashion and Oprah star at Stella McCartney catwalk

British designer Stella McCartney showcased multi-colored “upcycled” dresses made of vintage T-shirts at her Parisian catwalk show on Monday, where U.S. media mogul Oprah Winfrey put in a rare…


British royals appeal for online kindness after trolling of Kate and Meghan

Britain’s royals unveiled a new protocol on Monday for users of their social media channels, asking for kindness and warning of possible police action following a rise in abusive comments, often…


From birth to death: an archive of vanishing African rituals seeks a home

Whirling masked spirits clad in raffia and laughing children daubed with clay dance across the pages of “African Twilight”, the latest book by two photographers documenting rapidly vanishing rituals…


‘Haptic baton’ offers new hope for blind musicians

A conductor’s baton has been created that allows the visually-impaired to follow its movements, opening up the potential for blind people to join more orchestras. 


Timeline: A history of British royal babies

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting the birth of their first child this Spring, the latest addition to a royal family which traces its roots back to 1066.