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What suit would George Washington wear if he were in office now?

The New York Times reports on . His is not the first effort to go viral, but the first so good that it has people arguing about the appropriateness of sartorial choices instead of pixel-peeping his chops. — Read the rest
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Ebay bans sex

Late Friday afternoon is the classic hour to release news that you don't want widely reported or read about, and this Friday afternoon Ebay announced that it was banning sex on its platform. I did not until now even know that one could buy sex on eBay, and now it's too late. — Read the rest
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Amazon is hiring 75,000 workers with starting pay of more than $17 and $1,000 signing bonuses - plus another $100 for proof of vaccination

Photo by Martin Schutt/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is hiring 75,000 people in its fulfillment and logistics network across the US and Canada. The positions offer an average starting wage of $17 and signing bonuses of up to $1,000. New hires who can show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will receive a further $100 bonus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon announced Thursday that hiring is underway for more than 75,000 positions in the company's fu...
Tags: Amazon, Jobs, News, Washington Post, US, Careers, Trends, Canada, Retail, Wisconsin, Miami, Logistics, Hiring, Glassdoor, Phil Bryant, Tech Insider

Aspi Engineer And Winning the Aga Khan Race

Our dear friend Rusi Sorabji writes…. I attach something I wrote about friend, ASPI Engineer*, the 17 years old should go down in the annals of World Aviation better than the likes of Alcock & Brown, Charles Lindbergh, Emelia Earhart, Amy Johnson and to correct the continuous mis-information that is floating around that it was Man Mohan Singh that came first in the Aga Khan Race. Even as late as last year I saw an article in the Indian press stating Singh came first, but do not find anybody fro...
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From a yacht so big it has its own support boat to floating helipads and basketball courts, here are the luxury boats owned by some of the wealthiest people in tech

Katherine Taylor/Reuters Many billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson enjoy spending their time on massive luxurious yachts. The boats are decked out with amenities that many Americans can only dream of. Here are some of the billionaires in tech who own private yachts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Billionaires are often known for their luxurious lifestyles and high profile gadgets.Some billionaires, like Elon Musk and Bill Gates, buy private planes to take con...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Toys, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Entertainment, Steve Jobs, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Cnn, Features

WAPIZ Oxygen Concentrator Project

– Aim To Provide Each Baug With 1 Oxygen Concentrator – The most heart-wrenching news heard daily, in connection with the ongoing pandemic, is that scores of people are dying due to lack of availability of a hospital bed and OXYGEN, when needed urgently. The government is trying its best to meet this urgent need, but the present situation calls for some immediate action on our part too. WAPIZ IS WORKING TO PROVIDE ONE OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR TO EACH AND EVERY BAUG IN MUMBAI CITY. An oxygen conce...
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Victoria’s Secret to be spun off a year after sale collapsed

By MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Associated Press A year after an agreement to sell Victoria’s Secret fell apart as the pandemic emptied malls nationwide, the chain will be spun off by its owner to become a separate company. L Brands, based in Columbus, Ohio, has been shopping the struggling chain elsewhere since the collapse of that deal and said it had held talks with a number of potential buyers, but it appears it could not come to an agreement on price. Victoria’s Secret was to be sold to Sycamore Part...
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The incredible life and career rise of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
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One of the world's most famous restaurants is cutting meat and fish from its menu

The meal follows recipes by chef Daniel Humm. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Blancpain Eleven Madison Park will no longer serve its famous lavender-and-honey glazed duck or butter-poached lobster. The restaurant will be entirely vegan except for the option to have milk with tea and honey. It will be the first three-Michelin-star restaurant to do away with meat and seafood. See more stories on Insider's business page. Daniel Humm, a world-renowned chef and the owner of one of the worl...
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Fashion News Roundup: April 2021

Plans for the Met Gala, a certain sandal making a comeback, a new suit rental service, and other news from the style trenches this month. For the first time in its history, jeweller Tiffany & Co. has launched engagement rings for men. PopSugar reports that soda sandals — defined by their thick platform base, strappy thong attachment, and uberhigh arch — are making a comeback. StyleCaster on the other hand, announces that flared leggings are officially back. Valentino is joining its high-end lux...
Tags: Fashion, News, Kate Spade, Ursula K Le Guin, Nora Ephron, Valentino, Crocs, Suzanne Moore, Le Guin, Tiffany Co, Alber Elbaz, Scholl, Prabal Gurung, Erdem for Universal Standard, Travel Security Administration TSA

Former Attorney General For India and Veteran Jurist Soli Sorabjee passed Away

Soli Jehangir Sorabjee was born in 1930 in Bombay. He commenced his legal practice in 1953 in Bombay High Court. In 1971, he was designated senior counsel by the Supreme Court of India. He became the attorney general of India first from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004. Sorabjee is a renowned human rights lawyer. He was appointed by the UN as a Special Rapporteur for Nigeria, in 1997, to report on the human rights situation in that country. Following this, he become a member and later Chairman ...
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Ba Humata Lecture Series: May 2021

The May 2021 Ba Humata Lecture shall be on the topic: THE LIGHT OF ZARATHUSHTRA “Aatarsh Puthra Ahuraheh Mazdaao” An Ode To Energy, Light and Life (Atash Niyayesh And Related Prayers) On Sunday, May 2, 2021 8:00 AM Pacific 11:00 AM  Eastern 7:00 PM  Dubai 7:30 PM Tehran 8:30 PM India 3:00 PM UK Speakers include Mobed Dr. Ardeshir Behi, PhD – Scientist and Research Scholar (Iran And Canada) Mobedyar Dr. Rashin Jahangiri, MD – Educator and Research Scholar (Iran)   Noshir Dadrawala – Religious ...
Tags: UK, News, Life, India, Dubai, Tehran, Karishma Koka, Energy Light, Trustee BPP India Mahzarin Katrak, United Arab Emirates And Australia

More than half of Americans say they feel comfortable dining indoors

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic drastically shifted how people feel about eating inside restaurants. A Morning Consult poll reports that 57% of Americans feel comfortable, a record high. The same poll shows that 68% of people are also willing to eat outdoors at restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Now that COVID-19 vaccine accessibility is at an all-time high, the majority of Americans are finally ready to eat indoors at restaurants, new polling...
Tags: News, Cdc, Life, Trends, Joe Biden, Retail, Poll, Biden, Anthony Fauci, National Restaurant Association, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kate Taylor, Aylin Woodward, Morning Consult, Stephanie Keith Getty, Coronavirus

Timotheé Chalamet’s Harry Styles Costume From ‘SNL’ Up for Sale in Actors Fund Auction

It was this week a year ago that Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep and Audra McDonald went viral with their boozy rendition of “Ladies Who Lunch” during a virtual birthday celebration for Stephen Sondheim that raised money for Artists Striving to End Poverty. “It was a sloppy, drunken mess done in our back offices,” Baranski cracks. […]
Tags: Fashion, News, Lifestyle, Stephen Sondheim, Harry Styles, Audra McDonald, The Actors Fund, Baranski, Timothee Chalamet, Christine Baranski Meryl Streep, Just For Variety

Patrick Dempsey Talks Final Appearance on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and Singing for the First Time in the ‘Enchanted’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

Patrick Dempsey has left the “Grey’s Anatomy” building…again! While the actor appeared on last week’s episode when Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) dreams of her and Derek finally having their wedding on a beach, it sounds like that was the last of McDreamy popping up on the ABC drama series. “I thought it was a beautiful way […]
Tags: Fashion, News, Abc, Lifestyle, Grey, Derek, Patrick Dempsey, Grey's Anatomy, Meredith Ellen Pompeo, Enchanted, Just For Variety

‘Crip Camp’ Co-Director Jim LeBrecht Says Wearing a Custom Gucci Tux to the Oscars Is ‘Huge’ for the Disability Community (EXCLUSIVE)

Jim LeBrecht isn’t just wearing any ol’ tux to the Oscars. Instead, he’s in a custom-made navy blue Gucci ensemble with a black and ivory flower-print shirt. LeBrecht, the co-director of “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” — the Netflix film about a 1970s summer camp for people with disabilities that’s nominated for best documentary — […]
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Andra Day’s Post-Oscar Party Will Include Mandatory Rapid COVID Tests (EXCLUSIVE)

Andra Day is hosting a COVID-safe Oscar after-party. The singer-actor, who is nominated for a best actress statuette for her work as Billie Holiday in “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” will hold court after the Academy Awards at Spring Place LA, a private members-only club in Beverly Hills. Director Lee Daniels and co-stars Trevante […]
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Mobedyar Dr. Rashin Jahangiri Develops a Gatha Pen

Our dear friend Meher Amalsad shares a video about a new technological innovation called The Gatha Pen. This is developed by Mobedyar Dr. Rashin Jahangiri Photos Taken By: Homayoon Mehrzad, Iran Mobedyar Jahangiri has devoted her time in recording the 5-Gathas in accordance with the Avestan Script and in the production of a Gatha Speaking Pen. See The Video Demo That Is Attached Below. Dr. Rashin Jahangiri, MD  is  hailed for the Authorship and Publication of a 3-volume book titled “Te...
Tags: News, Life, Mazda, Gahan, Zarathushtra, Meher Amalsad, Gatha, Avestan, Rashin Jahangiri, Mobedyar Dr Rashin Jahangiri, Homayoon Mehrzad Iran Mobedyar Jahangiri, Tehran Council, Din Dabireh, Gahani Smart Pen, Zarathushtra Spantman, Moobed Firooz Azargashsab

‘Craziest, Coolest Thing’: Sac State Student Uses Unique Materials To Sell Sustainable Bathing Suits

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How to Throw a COVID-Safe Oscar Viewing Party

If you think getting a ticket to the Oscars was difficult before COVID, try scoring a seat in 2021. This year’s Academy Awards, taking place April 25 at Union Station, is limited to nominees, presenters and their one guest. That’s nowhere near the 3,400 who traditionally pack the Dolby Theatre on the big night. While some […]
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Former ‘RHONY’ Star Dorinda Medley to Teach Charity Aerobics Class With Music by Madonna, Wham! and Diana Ross

Dorinda Medley wants you to sweat for a good cause. The former “Real Housewives of New York” star and professional aerobics instructor is teaching an ’80s-themed aerobics — or Dorobics, as she likes to call it — class on Moxie April 23. All proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. To get ready for the workout, […]
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Gulshan Kavarana: Dubai resident helps people of determination get through pandemic

Gulshan Kavarana speaks about the support group she has been running for over two decades. Over two decades ago, a journey that started in a living room, has now offered help and growth to more than 1000 lives in the form of a support group for families and children with special needs — Special Families Support (SFS). Article by Hussein Rizvi | Khaleej Times Led by Gulshan Kavarana, a Dubai resident for the last 24 years, SFS was formed in 1999 to support people of determination that also r...
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YouTube says it has demonetized James Charles' channel temporarily amid allegations that he sexted minors

James Charles / YouTube James Charles' channel has been demonetized, YouTube confirmed. YouTube told Insider Charles had been "temporarily removed" from the Partner Program. The move came in the wake of more than 15 sexual-misconduct accusations from men and boys. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily removed one of its most popular creators from its Partner Program, restricting the makeup YouTuber James Charles' ability to make money from the pl...
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YouTube has demonetized James Charles temporarily amid allegations that he sexted minors

James Charles / YouTube James Charles has been demonetized, YouTube confirmed. YouTube told Insider that Charles has been "temporarily removed" from the Partner Program. The move follows more than 15 sexual misconduct accusations from men and boys. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily removed one of its most popular creators from its Partner Program, restricting makeup YouTuber James Charles' ability to make money from the platform. In a statement t...
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COVID-19 has forced Surat Parsis to cremate the bodies

Around 40 members of community who succumbed to the infection in Surat denied the traditional funeral of consigning the dead to dakhmas and cremated as per Covid guidelines Monaz Bhesania, a 30-year-old Parsi woman succumbed to the coronavirus infection on Monday and was cremated in Surat as per Covid-19 guidelines. She lived with her mother at Sargam apartment in Adajan, Surat. Article by Gaurav Khara | Ahmedabad Mirror As many as 40 Parsis have been cremated in Surat in the past one month ...
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Justice Rohinton F Nariman speaks on “Great Women of History” 26th Justice Sunanda Bhandare Memorial Lecture

Each had to fight with their backs to the wall.” Cleopatra, Pope Joan, Razia Sultana are some of the figures featuring in Justice RF Nariman’s speech on “Great Women of History.”
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Zoroastrian Co-op Bank sees change of guard; Yazdi Tantra is new Chairman

An expert in Information Technology Yazdi B Tantra has been elected unopposed as the new Chairman of Multi State Scheduled Bank- Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank in the recently held election. He replaced Homai A.Daruwalla who is now elected as the director on the board. Besides, Phillie D. Karkaria has been elected unopposed as the Vice-Chairman of the bank. The bank’s board consists of 14 directors and all have been elected unopposed. Article by Rohit Gupta | Indian Cooperative Tantra has been r...
Tags: News, Life, Bank, Board, Maharashtra, Tantra, Audit Committee, Rohit Gupta, Yazdi, IT Committee, Karkaria, Yazdi Tantra, Zoroastrian Co op Bank, Information Technology Yazdi B Tantra, Homai A Daruwalla, Cooperative Tantra

Chinese agencies are charging students more than $12,000 to land coveted Wall Street banking internships

Chinese career agencies promise to help students land top-tier internships. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Career coaching firms are helping Chinese students secure coveted Wall Street internships and graduate jobs, Bloomberg reported. Third-party agencies charge $12,000 or more for access to industry mentors and internal referrals. Revenue for career counseling services in the US was valued at $16 billion in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese students looking to la...
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Julianne Moore, Indya Moore, Chloë Sevigny and Charlotte Gainsbourg Star in Jim Jarmusch-Directed Saint Laurent Fashion Film

Charlotte Gainsbourg, Julianne Moore, Chloë Sevigny and “Pose” actor Indya Moore star in Jim Jarmusch’s “French Water,” a new fashion film for Saint Laurent. The nine-minute movie presents a look at the French fashion house’s Women’s Summer ’21 collection. Julianne Moore and Sevigny are seen looking for Gainsbourg at the end of a party before […]
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