Tag Archives: Paris

10Jan/23

INRIX: Return to Work, Higher Gas Prices & Inflation Drove Americans to Spend Hundreds More in Time and Money Commuting

INRIX, Inc., a world leader in mobility analytics and connected car services, today published the 2022 Global Traffic Scorecard that identified and ranked congestion and mobility trends in more than 1,000 cities, across 50 countries. Chicago (155 hours), Boston (134 hours), and New York (117 hours) lost the most time to traffic congestion in the U.S. and were all in the top five for most congested cities in the world, alongside London (156 hours) and Paris (138 hours). Continue reading

05Oct/22

Nobel prize: physicists share prize for insights into the spooky world of quantum mechanics


Members of the Nobel Committee for Physics announce the winners of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics (L-R on the screen) Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger.
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Robert Young, Lancaster University

The 2022 Nobel prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists for pioneering experiments in quantum mechanics, the theory covering the micro-world of atoms and particles.

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03Oct/22

L’Oréal Paris U.S. Releases Limited-Edition Color Riche Lipstick “Red My Lips” in Support of Anti-Street Harassment Initiative

L’Oréal Paris U.S., the #1 global beauty brand, today announced the launch of a new limited-edition Color Riche lipstick “Red My Lips” in shade “Le Rouge Liberté,” as part of its Stand Up Against Street Harassment program in an effort to encourage safe bystander intervention with color expression. The new lipstick, inspired by the brand’s work with NGO partner Right To Be, will donate 100 percent of the proceeds* from each lipstick sold to the charity partner, which will help to train more people in how to safely and effectively intervene in situations of street harassment. Continue reading

03Oct/22

VOGUE AND SOFITEL SHARE THEIR SECRETS ON MASTERING THE ‘ART DE VIVRE’

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts, the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France and a celebrated ambassador of French culture around the world, is delighted to announce an unprecedented global partnership with Vogue. Over the next three years, Sofitel and Vogue will share their secrets and savoir-faire through immersive festivals, creative activations, fashion collabs and beauty inspired programs – all designed around the theme of mastering Art de Vivre. An array of special events, surprises, and treats are in store – from a chic new Parisian cocktail to be savoured amongst other stylish experiences at Sofitel destinations worldwide to a premiere Vogue x Sofitel Festival weekend to be held in Paris from October 14-15th, with a VIP preview on October 13th. Continue reading

11Aug/22

Issey Miyake – a conceptual fashion designer for the many

Noorin Khamisani, University of Portsmouth

Designer Issey Miyake has died aged 84, leaving an indelible mark on the fashion world. He was celebrated for clothing that responded to the body in movement and which was conceptual in design but also completely appropriate for the everyday. His garments were often based on simple geometric shapes made in finely pleated fabrics that resulted in new and unexpected silhouettes.

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