SHEIN, the leading online fashion and lifestyle retailer, is set to host an extravagant fashion show in the heart of Paris on June 8th. Renowned for its vibrant fashion scene and trendsetting aesthetics, the city serves as the perfect backdrop to celebrate the fusion of creativity and innovation that SHEIN X embodies. The event will feature 25 talented designers who have been selected through the esteemed SHEIN X program, presenting a total of 78 stunning looks under the captivating theme of “Endless Summer.” Continue reading
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Israel at 75: how inept British intelligence failed to contain Jewish independence groups
Steven Wagner, Brunel University London
Before they were Israeli, the Jewish community of Palestine – the Yishuv – had been Britain’s close junior partner. A dispute over Britain’s restrictions on Jewish immigration to Palestine began in 1939, but was set aside during the struggle to defeat Hitler.
Muzala Samukonga the rising star
Muzala Samukonga is a Zambian track and field sprinter who specializes in the 400 meters. He is the current African champion and Commonwealth Games gold medalist in the event. Continue reading
When what you type doesn’t mean the same thing to the (older) person you’re texting or tweeting
Daniel Bürkle, University of Central Lancashire
On a day-to-day level, the way we interact with the people around us is shaped by our expectations, which are rooted in our experience. Most adults experience more regular and intensive contact with adults of roughly the same age as them. It is no surprise then – as a cursory glance at any multigenerational Twitter row over the past decade clearly demonstrates – that our expectations tend to be skewed towards how our own age group expresses themselves.
OpenAI: Ethics and intelligence
By Adam Smith | Tech correspondent
OpenAI rolled out GPT-4 last week, the new artificial intelligence service that powers ChatGPT.
The main addition to the new model is that it can now “understand” images – writing captions and descriptions, as well as explaining jokes behind memes – and write computer code. Continue reading
Disney 100: le Concert Evénement
It is in Paris in front of more than 50,000 spectators that will take place the biggest and most incredible event in the world celebrating the 100th anniversary of Disney. Continue reading
15-minute cities: how to separate the reality from the conspiracy theory
Alex Nurse, University of Liverpool; Alessia Calafiore, The University of Edinburgh, and Richard J. Dunning, University of Liverpool
Conspiracy theories aren’t a new thing, and for as long as they’ve been around they’ve ranged from the benign to the absurd. From the six moon landings being faked to the Earth being flat, or our ruling class being lizards, we’ve all probably come across them in one form or another.
Yet, in a surprise twist, the hottest conspiracy theory of 2023 comes from an unlikely corner: town planning. This relates to the idea of “the 15-minute city” and has even gone so far as to be mentioned in UK parliament by an MP who called the idea “an international socialist concept” that will “cost us our personal freedom”.
Klarna announces global campaign starring Paris Hilton, in collaboration with Hilton’s 11:11 Media
Klarna, the leading global bank, payments and shopping service, today announced the launch of its global multimedia campaign starring Y2K icon Paris Hilton, in collaboration with Hilton’s next-gen media company, 11:11 Media. The campaign features Paris in a series of films responding to Klarna’s flexible payments and shopping app features with her newest catchphrase, ‘That’s Smoooth,’ proving that even the most experienced shoppers are impressed by Klarna’s elevated shopping products. Continue reading
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
Nobel prize: physicists share prize for insights into the spooky world of quantum mechanics
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.