Sparkle: the rules of giving jewellery this Christmas – The Guardian

Money is no object (even when it is) Look, I’m not pretending diamond earrings wouldn’t be nice. But the days when jewellery was just hard currency in sparkly form are over. Costume jewellery isn’t about fake jewels any more, it is desirable in its own right. Most women who wear jewellery buy it for themselves, …

Girls Basketball Preview Capsules – Lowell Sun

ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME League: CAC Div. 2 Last Year: 15-7 Key Losses: Lauren Bradley, Alexis Kirkland, Sam Adamczyk and Keely Ford Captain: Natalie Kelleher, sr., guard Other Returning Letterwinners: Meghan Pefine, sr., for; Tori Bradley, sr., for. Promising Newcomers: Bridget Ryan, sr., guard; Jillian Wright, sr., for.; Emily Aho, soph., for.; Elena Murguia, sr., …

Ethical and sustainable fashion tips – How to make your wardrobe more environmentally friendly – Good Housekeeping UK

In 2017, demand for meat-free food increased by 987% according to The Vegan Society and this year the world woke up to the devastating effect of plastic on ocean life, with a single-use plastic ban approved by European Parliament. Clearly environmentalism is on the rise and the next big issue set to be tackled could …

Emma Watson and Chord Overstreet May Be Quietly Dating – ELLE.com

Here’s a new crazy maybe-couple to take in: Emma Watson, aka Hermione Granger, plus Chord Overstreet, aka Glee‘s Sam Evans. While there’s been no official report of the two dating, some evidence has emerged over the last month that they could be a romantic thing… or friends at least, according to LaineyGossip. The outlet points …

Faces off the Field: Carina Vockell, senior guard, Bowie – Austin American-Statesman

Monday Dec 10, 2018 at 2:53 PM Dec 10, 2018 at 2:53 PM What has been your best basketball memory at Bowie? It was a game last season against Del Valle. It was a must-win game for the district championship, and at the beginning of the second half, we were down by about 15 points. During the third and fourth quarters, we chipped …

Enhancing aviation security training in Africa – The Nation Newspaper

Dearth of internationally-certified training centres for aviation security personnel is among the challenges confronting aviation in Africa. But last week’s inauguration of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Training School as an Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) by the global aviation regulator, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), for West and Central Africa sub-regions has …

‘Dumplin” Star Danielle Macdonald on “Scary” Swimsuit Scene – Hollywood Reporter

The star of Netflix’s pageant film, which also stars Jennifer Aniston, talks body inclusivity in Hollywood, so young girls can “feel a little less alien.” Actress Danielle Macdonald truly experienced what her character was going through when modeling swimsuits in a beauty pageant for Netflix’s Dumplin’. The dramedy, released Friday and adapted from the Julie …

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos’ villagers wait for safe land – Saudi Gazette

WITH a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mold carved in a wooden block. Seconds later, she prises out a silver cultured dove that was once shrapnel from a bomb dropped in Ban Napia village in the north eastern province of Xieng Khouang in …

Rupert Grint is wealthy, but said he has no idea of net worth – WSB Radio

‘Nothing but scorn for humanity’: Newly released writings show evolution of Sandy Hook shooter Days before the sixth anniversary of the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, a Connecticut newspaper has obtained writings that show the loneliness and depravity of the man responsible.  Adam Lanza, 20, shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in …

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land – VnExpress International

Seconds later, she prises out a silver colored dove that was once shrapnel from a bomb dropped in Ban Napia village in the north eastern province of Xieng Khouang in Laos, the most heavily bombed country per capita in the world. Vanthon, who goes by one name, grows rice in a small plot of land …