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‘Work It’ playfully explores ambition through music and dance

Laura Terruso’s “Work It” — one of Netflix’s better releases in the recent months of the pandemic — centers on a young woman’s dream to get into the college that her late father attended. The charming film has an easy pace and, despite its predictable nature


Havana, the 'Paris of the Caribbean,' Gets its own Eiffel Tower

Havana was once dubbed the “Paris of the Caribbean” for its beautiful architecture, vibrant arts scene, and flourishing nightlife. Now it even has its own Eiffel Tower. The illuminated four-meter (13-ft) high replica by Cuban blacksmith Jorge Enrique Salgado lights up a corner of the


Parents and teachers must work together to protect students from COVID-19

When it comes to safely reopening schools, there's valid cause for concern."We're a bit in uncharted territory, because we haven't had to reopen schools in the context of a pandemic," said Dr. Dan H. Barouch, director of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Center for Virology and Vaccine Resear


UK PM says schools must open in September

 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic and moral imperative and insisted they would be able to operate safely despite the ongoing threat from the pandemic.His comments follow a study earlier this month which warned that Britain risks a s


Instant noodles: three chef-approved ways to turn packet ramen into a semi-fancy meal

You'll find packets of instant noodles in most kitchen cabinets – and while you may be tempted to write them off as a quick fix, thanks to these tips from some top chefs in the UAE, you can quickly convert them into a gourmet, restaurant-worthy meal that'll impress any dinner guest. Indomie


Children Walk back to School in Gaza after Five-Month Shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of children walked through the streets of the Gaza Strip on Saturday to return to classes after five months of shutdown - though authorities said they were ready to close schools again if coronavirus cases spike. Pupils mingled freely before heading into playgrounds for roll


Georgia teen suspension: First Amendment experts weigh in

As scores of American children return to classrooms under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, free speech experts have bristled at the sight of a public school punishing a student for practicing her right to free speech by sharing a photo of classmates not wearing masks and not social distanci


Eat out to help out: 'We've had 15,000 bookings'

"A lot of people have used the subsidy as the first time they're going out again - it takes once or twice venturing out of the home to get them to feel comfortable," says Will Beckett, the co-founder of steakhouse chain Hawksmoor. Six of his restaurants have received a combined 15,000 bookings fo


How To Make Panjiri Ladoo For Prasad

It is that time of the year again when India is in the celebratory spirit of one festival after another. Post Teej, Eid and Raksha Bandhan, the festival of Janmashtami is upon. This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated on 11th August, 2020. Janamashtami commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, the


People of Arabian Peninsula Had Great Skills in Making Stone Arms

People living in southern Arabia some 8,000 years ago created intricate stone weapons that were not just useful, but designed to "show off" their tool-making skills, a new study suggests.In the study published in the PLOS ONE journal, researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Rese


Final Decision on Upcoming School Year in Saudi Arabia Remains Pending

Will students attend school this year? Or will remote classes become the new norm? This question is being asked by all Saudi families with only three weeks remaining until the start of the new academic year. The education ministry is still assessing the situation in order to adopt the best mechan


Windsor Castle Reopens Terrace Garden to Public After 40 Years

Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is to open its East Terrace Garden to the public for the first time in more than 40 years. Visitors to the castle, where the queen spent the last few months during Britain's lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic befor


Cheese Taste Previous

Looking at the Cheese Taste shop in Al-Safa district, Jeddah, I never expected the delicious treats that waited inside. It looks like a regular small-scale bakery, but stepping into the little shop and trying out their products was a new discovery.Their pastries are of high quality and presented to


Punjab govt school students to get free smartphones

  The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday paved the way for distribution of 1,73,823 smartphones, by November, to boys and girls of government schools, preparing to take their Class XII Board exams this year through online education amid the Covid pandemic. Distribution of the first batch of 50


Hottest tourist destination in the Kingdom described as the Saudi Maldives

  With serene white sands, deep blue waters and hidden coral reefs, one Saudi Arabian governorate on the Red Sea coast has become this summer’s hottest destination.The hidden gem of Umluj gained wide recognition as a tourist destination when domestic travel became highly recommended due


5 Teachers on How They’re Feeling About Schools Reopening

We’re nearing September, but what’s usually a season of first-day pictures and back-to-school shopping has been absorbed into the ongoing chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools across the country transitioned to distance learning last spring, but now many politicians—Pres


Is it safe to reopen schools during the pandemic?

Is it safe for schools to reopen during the pandemic? It depends on how widespread COVID-19 infections are in the community and the safety measures the school takes. In areas where the virus is poorly controlled, public health experts say in-person education would be too risky. In areas where the


A rare winter wonderland blanketed Tasmania, and residents couldn't get enough

A rare event this week kept residents in northern Tasmania, Australia, up all night: snowflakes falling. Kiani Chippendale, 26, said she'd never seen snow in the city of Launceston. "We stayed up all night, too excited to sleep!" she said. "Very rare. It's never snowed here in the city that




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