Bamboo applications to try

By Désir Mbabaali Bamboo is a magnificent evergreen that flourishes not only as it grows, but even in its seemingly endless uses. The tree-like herbaceous plant grows to have round stems that are naturally decorated with cane-like segments. With its wide range of varieties, bamboo grows in different sizes, lengths …

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Inside Shang-Chi, the MCU movie as culturally significant as Black Panther

Shang-Chi feels like another positive step towards greater representation in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Often criticized for its over-reliance on white and cisgender male superheroes, Marvel has finally started to diversify the lead roles in its recent films, most notably with Black Panther and Black Widow. It’s a welcome …

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All In by Billie Jean King review – game, set and match | Sports and leisure books

Billie Jean King learned early on that as a girl who excelled in sports, she would not always be treated fairly. There was the elementary school teacher who had noted her for using her “superior abilities” at recess games, and the tennis official who took her, 10, from a photo. …

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Portland, Maine Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Eat and Play

Courtesy of the Inn by the Sea. Dave Cleaveland Imaging of Maine www.maineimaging.com With views of Crescent Beach from every corner and the ubiquitous scent of the ocean, Inn by the Sea lives up to its name. Located just 15 minutes from Portland, the pet-friendly resort offers vacationers an idealistic …

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Music Young musicians in Kolkata are getting into DIY, but does streaming pay?

“All songs recorded in a makeshift studio in Kolkata.” This replica of the back cover of the band’s recent album Whale in the Pond, Dui, sums up the winds of change that have been blowing steadily on the Kolkata music scene in recent times. In the past, musicians had to …

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Wine dinner, breakfast at the airport, music to remember

Support local Journalism: Find offers for new subscribers on floridatoday.com/subscribe.. Honor and remember the concert The Brevard community group pays tribute to the victims of 9/11 and the group’s founding conductor at Merritt Island High School on Sunday, September 12 at 3:00 p.m., “Remember the Past and Predict the Future.” …

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Rules for transporting furniture from the UK to a second home

Several readers have asked about customs procedures for bringing furniture and other items from the UK to a French second home. Before Brexit there were no customs checks on private cars or vans coming to the continent, but that has now changed. Based on reader reports so far, there is …

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New Zealand’s oldest person has died aged 109

New Zealand’s oldest person, WWII veteran Ron Hermanns, has died aged 109. Hermanns passed away peacefully at his Christchurch home on Monday, his neighbor and friend Mike Beard said. He had 26 days left until his 110th birthday. Despite his age, he has remained active and lively, and even in …

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Alissa Violet takes steamy rocking mirror selfies in sexy pink lace lingerie

Blonde beauty Alissa Violet wowed her 10.3 million Instagram followers with her latest share, two scorching selfies in which she rocked a set of sexy lingerie. The set was from the Lounge Underwear brand, and she made sure to tag the lingerie brand’s Instagram page in the first photo, just …

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Feedback from the visit of Estes Park studios | Spotlight on the Estes valley

The Studio Tour is in less than a month. The event offers residents and guests the opportunity to visit home studios: additions, modifications and rooms converted into manufacturing spaces. What would you do with a creative space? What tools do you want to play and explore? This is the fifth …

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