Fire, water, and… horses. Anastasiia Bondarchuk became the face of a new advertising campaign for the Ukrainian-Portuguese NANOJY brand

Four incredible locations, more than forty unique looks, over a month of filming! This is how the work of the top Ukrainian model Anastasiia Bondarchuk for the NANOJY brand campaign, a collaboration between Elvira Gavrilova and Julia Lyatavskaya, was held. Model Anastasia Bondarchuk is young, successful, famous. Nastya is 14, but despite such a young age, she has been in […]

Could a center come to your Simon mall?

Kelly Tyko USA TODAYPublished 6:43 PM EDT Aug 9, 2020Is an Amazon distribution center coming to your local Simon Property Group mall?Seattle-based Amazon is reportedly in talks with the nation’s largest mall operator to convert empty department stores including Sears and J.C. Penney anchor spaces into distribution centers.The Wall Street Journal was first to report on the possible talks, citing people […]

Will Trump’s executive orders be challenged?

Jessica Menton USA TODAYPublished 2:56 AM EDT Aug 9, 2020President Donald Trump signed an executive order and issued three memorandums Saturday, including one that will provide an additional $400 per week in unemployment benefits to millions of out-of-work Americans following the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. But there’s a catch: It’s unclear whether Trump has the authority to extend enhanced unemployment […]

Collector Thomas Olbricht to Sell Works from His Collection –

Several months after announcing the closure of his art collection, German scientist and art collector Thomas Olbricht is set to sell approximately 500 works from his holdings this September at Cologne-based auction house Van Ham. Tagged “From a Universal Collector – The Olbricht Collection,” the auction will offer between 150 and 200 works of modern and contemporary art, with leading […]

UV-protection products that don’t contain chemical sunscreens

Anytime you’re heading out the door, protecting your skin should be top of mind, especially in warmer climates and during seasons when your skin is exposed. This can mean using lotions and sprays containing broad-spectrum SPF ingredients or wearing clothing that covers or shades the skin from harmful UV rays. Among sunscreens, you have a choice of products that rely […]

Economists differ widely on whether U.S. gained or lost jobs in July

Paul Davidson USA TODAYPublished 12:01 AM EDT Aug 6, 2020After two months of record job gains, the July employment tally, due out Friday, has become something of a wild card.Economists surveyed by Bloomberg estimate the nation added 1.5 million jobs last month, another historically outsized number but below May’s 2.7 million and June’s 4.8 million. That two-month surge recouped about […]

Best Heavy-Duty Threads for Strong and Smooth Stitches –

Usually made of synthetic materials and engineered to withstand high stress and tension, heavy-duty thread is best for sewing thick materials like denim, canvas, and leather. With a variety of weights and finishes to choose from, the best heavyweight thread depends on the material and its intended use. Our picks below will help you find the best thread for your […]

McDonald’s CEO seemingly hints at an upgraded chicken sandwich

Dalvin Brown USA TODAYPublished 8:43 AM EDT Aug 3, 2020McDonald’s seems to be working to upgrade its chicken sandwich offerings a year after the viral chicken sandwich wars began. The company’s CEO, Chris Kempczinski, told Time Magazine that consumers are shifting away from beef in favor of chicken. He teased plans to introduce a new chicken offering, but wouldn’t go into more detail. “We’re certainly […]

COVID drives up electricity bills, here’s how to save money

Dalvin Brown USA TODAYPublished 3:00 AM EDT Aug 3, 2020Daniel Modell’s electricity bills are higher than ever.In March, both he and his partner were forced to work remotely after COVID-19 lockdowns began. The creative consultant lost income after his job made salary cuts across all employees due to pandemic-related budget cuts. Meanwhile, the couple’s power bill grew higher with each month that passed. In June and […]

Who Was Pacita Abad, Pioneering Filipina Painter? –

On Friday Google’s homepage pays tribute to the prolific Philippine artist and activist Pacita Abad, who on this day in 1984 became the first woman to receive the Philippines’s 10 Outstanding Young Men award. Her pioneering painting practice foregrounded overlooked women—Indigenous Filipina, domestic workers from Pakistan, Cambodian refugees. “I am a painter who paints from the gut, but has a […]