‘Regret nothing’: New York start-up offering real tattoos that fade after a year
02 May 2021 | 2:51 pm
Neither a permanent mark nor a paper transfer: a New York start-up has created the first tattoos that fully disappear after a while, aiming to open the body inking market to new clientele.
23 Oct 2022
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Brooklyn-based duo Bottler (aka producers Pat Butler and Phil Shore) have created a unique soundscape blending a myriad of styles including pop, indie rock, trip-hop and club music. In 2020, they released a double bill of EPs, "Clementine" and "Grow". Now the childhood friends are back with their debut album "Journey Work", in which they’re on a mission to explore and express the full spectrum of human experience. They joined us on Encore! to tell us more.
13 Aug 2022
Indian-born novelist Salman Rushdie, who has lived under death threats due to his writing, has been stabbed on stage during a literary event. He suffered a wound to the neck and was rushed to hospital.
17 Aug 2022
Trekk Scooters, a Nigerian based transportation company is leveraging on eco-friendly technology to redefine how people move within gated communities like campuses & residential estates. Their eco-friendly, two-wheeled scooters provide affordable and fun means of transportation for users, while also making the environment free of harmful air pollutants.
23 Oct 2022
Eight rare fancy blue diamonds valued in excess of $70 million were on display at Sotheby's in New York on Wednesday.
22 Nov 2022
A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York on Friday, dumping over 5 feet in some spots with more expected to fall through the night into Saturday. The storm was blamed for the deaths of two people stricken while clearing snow.
7 Dec 2022
As Donald Trump eyes a return to the White House, a jury has found the Trump Organization guilty of 17 counts of tax fraud. The company paid less in tax by compensating executives with "off the books" perks such as luxury apartments. In addition to a fine, the Trump Organization will find it harder to get access to financing.
12 Dec 2022
In its first space mission, Japanese company ispace Inc. has built the lander that is carrying the United Arab Emirates' Moon rover, as well as other payloads for government agencies from the US, Canada and Japan. Created over a decade ago, it could be the first private company to land on the Moon's surface.
28 Dec 2022
Biden has authorized FEMA to coordinate disaster relief efforts at the epicenter of a snow storm that has killed more than 27 people in Buffalo, New York.
Following the mass shooting in California's Monterey Park, users on social media falsely claimed that many people were injured during an attack in New York on January 22. The picture used in the post is actually from a 2017 failed suicide bomb attack. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Over the years, the New York Knicks have retired several jersey numbers. The first of which was Willis Reed’s number 19, which was retired in 1982.
In a first for a former US president, Donald Trump has been indicted in connection to a probe into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels.
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Berlin says it has gone further than expected toward delivering funds for climate change to poorer economies. Ministers said it was now up to other developed countries to meet their commitments.
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As Sudan plunged into civil war, the ethnic-African Masalit tribe came under weeks of systematic attacks in West Darfur by the paramilitary RSF and its Arab militia allies.
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In Senegal, despite clear legislative progress towards gender equality and the huge contribution women make to the rural economy, they remain in the minority or even absent from strategic and operational land governance bodies at ‘commune’ level. Furthermore, the legal recognition of the principle of citizens’ engagement in public affairs is not accompanied by any working mechanism to ensure that grassroots communities are able to participate.
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Joe Biden makes history by becoming the first sitting US president to join a picket line, making the UAW autoworkers' strike a major battleground for the 2024 presidential race. Also, French papers take a look at what to expect as the government prepares to unveil a plan to tackle school bullying. We then take a look at reactions to the burgeoning refugee crisis in Armenia, and finish with an Economist special on the new science behind reversing ageing.
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Afghanistan's women's football team might not have qualified for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but the team have found a safe haven down under after the squad fled their country when the Taliban took over again in 2021.