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NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look

NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look

Heavy woollen coats unbuttoned to reveal sexy silk and chiffon dresses, New York Fashion Week is indulging women of style with a double-layered look for fall/winter 2014. The city’s finest fashionistas hightailed up and down Manhattan, shivering in the freezing cold and taking care not to slither over on black ice and muddy snow to [...]

February 8, 2014 Reporters365 Living 2

Beijing’s ‘rat tribe’ scurry from high costs underground .

Beijing’s ‘rat tribe’ scurry from high costs underground .

by Neil CONNOR . Near Beijing’s $600 million Olympic stadium, migrant worker Ye Yiwen, her husband and two children cram into a tiny underground room, sheltering from the Chinese capital’s biting winter and soaring property prices. Ye’s family left behind a 200-square-metre (2,150 square feet) house in a rural outpost 1,000 kilometres (621 miles) away [...]

February 5, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World, Living 0

New social network aims for real-time connections

New social network aims for real-time connections

Walk into a room of people, and your smartphone can tell if you have a connection to any of them, if it can find the right data. A social networking app called SocialRadar released Thursday analyzes smartphone users’ social networks including Facebook and Twitter, and correlates that with location data, to let people know in [...]

January 30, 2014 Reporters365 Living 0

Japanese bra only unhooks for true love, say makersJapanese bra only unhooks for true love, say makers

Japanese bra only unhooks for true love, say makersJapanese bra only unhooks for true love, say makers

In a long-awaited fusion between hot-blooded hormones and cold-headed engineering, a Japanese lingerie company has produced a bra they claim will only unlock when the wearer is really in love. The “True Love Tester” uses sensors and a special gadget linked to a mobile device to analyse the pattern and speed of the user’s heart [...]

January 28, 2014 Reporters365 Highlight, Living 0

AFP Special Lifestyle Advisory: City Living – Program

AFP Special Lifestyle Advisory: City Living – Program

 AFP this week is moving a multimedia package of 10 stories, along with videos, photos, two graphics and a videographic, on city living [...]

January 23, 2014 Reporters365 Living 0

Sundance opens door on Chinese Web junkie detox camps – Interview

Sundance opens door on Chinese Web junkie detox camps – Interview

Chinese authorities have created military-run bootcamps to wean teenage Internet “junkies” off their online addiction [...]

January 23, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World, Living, More News, Top News 0

Smart shirt knows when you’re not up to snuff

Smart shirt knows when you’re not up to snuff

French fashion is getting smarter with the help of fabric woven with micro-sensors that can reveal when someone is weary or unwell. France-based Cityzen Sciences was at the Consumer Electronics Show on Friday with shirts made of “Smart Sensing” material that reads body heat, heart rate, motion and location. “The fabric can be made into [...]

January 10, 2014 Reporters365 Living 0

Gay parents the ‘new normal’ on small screen

Gay parents the ‘new normal’ on small screen

by Sophie LAUBIE Married with two kids? How boringly 20th-century. Blended families and same-sex parents are increasingly vying for space with the nuclear family on the small screen in line with shifts in Western society. Talia is about to give birth. At her side not one but two anxious dads, who trade a loving kiss. [...]

December 7, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World, Living 0

Wine shortage? No need to panic, say vintners – Focus

Wine shortage? No need to panic, say vintners – Focus

China is planting more and more vineyards, the US is reclaiming wine regions abandoned during Prohibition and the English are producing more bubbly than ever before. And with global production expected to increase still further in coming decades the supply of wine would seem assured for some time to come. “There are new vineyards (in [...]

November 14, 2013 Reporters365 Living 0

Spanish winemakers in China push at Hong Kong fair

Spanish winemakers in China push at Hong Kong fair

Spanish winemakers said Wednesday they are pushing to make gains in the potentially vast Chinese wine market as they showcase their wares at one of Asia’s largest wine fairs in Hong Kong. The International Wine and Spirits Fair, which partnered with Spain this year, has attracted more than 1,000 producers from around the world, as [...]

November 6, 2013 Reporters365 Living 0