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Sneaking a peek: Fans find creative ways to glimpse Olympics

Sneaking a peek: Fans find creative ways to glimpse Olympics

- by Associated Press

The soon-to-be Olympic champion was in what cyclists derisively call “the pain cave,” empty lungs searing and legs feeling like dead weight. The climb he was on seemed interminable, the evil gradient sending him straight into the sky. Hardly the time for Richard Carapaz to look fondly upon a near-naked man running beside him on the road.

Millennial Money: A garden’s lessons for growing money

Millennial Money: A garden’s lessons for growing money

- by Associated Press

Soil, sun, water and seed: The ingredients of a garden are simple, but the final product is never guaranteed. Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error.

Flying solo, 19-year-old woman aims to set aviation record

Flying solo, 19-year-old woman aims to set aviation record

- by Reuters

A 19-year-old is paving the way for girls in STEM by setting the record for the youngest woman to fly solo around the world next month. Belgian-British Zara Rutherford sets off on her 51,000 kilometre (32,000 miles) journey in her bespoke Shark ultralight plane, the world's fastest microlight, on August 11.

Sweet, savory combo pops in melon salad

Sweet, savory combo pops in melon salad

- by Associated Press

To the uninitiated, the Italian pairing of melon and prosciutto may sound odd. But anyone who tries it learns the sweet fruit combines with salty richness into a deceptively simple whole greater than the sum of its parts

9 Tips to take care of your skin in rainy season

9 Tips to take care of your skin in rainy season

- by Republica

Monsoon is a season that brings respite from the sweltering heat and ushers in joy. But at the same time the season also brings along diseases and a threat to the skin and hair. However, all it requires is a little effort from your part to keep your skin glowing and healthy. Some of these are:

Second AALP International Conference concluded virtually

Second AALP International Conference concluded virtually

- by Republica

Asian Association of Law Professors (AALP) is a not-for-profit consortium of legal institutions and individuals from worldwide connected to Asia. AALP concluded its second International Conference through a virtual medium on July 9 and 10, 2021.

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

- by Associated Press

It’s said that Demetrius the Besieger, a mighty warrior king and one of Alexander the Great’s successors, built this harbor on Cyprus’ southern coast 2,400 years ago to thwart a potential naval invasion from the ruler of Egypt, Ptolemy I, another of Alexander’s heirs.

Rajendra Shakya appointed to lead Nepal Art Village

Rajendra Shakya appointed to lead Nepal Art Village

- by Republica

Nepal Art Village, a company which aims to promote artisan families of Nepal to live and display their masterpieces, lost its President Raj Kumar Shakya- a well known repousse artist to COVID-19 on June 5, 2021.

Khalti offers Rs 100 bonus while linking Prime Bank account

Khalti offers Rs 100 bonus while linking Prime Bank account

- by Republica

Nepal’s one of the prominent Digital Wallets and Payment Gateways, Khalti, is offering a bonus of Rs 100 to those who link their Prime bank account to Khalti. According to a press statement released by Khalti, this offer has been launched to encourage customers for direct and hassle-free payments which is possible from Khalti.

Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?

Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?

- by Associated Press

It’s why vaccinations are still recommended for people with immune systems weakened by disease or certain medications. It’s also important that your family, friends and caregivers get vaccinated, which will make it far less likely that they pass on the virus.

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

- by Reuters

Using a toilet can pay for your coffee or buy you bananas at a university in South Korea, where human waste is being used to help power a building. Cho Jae-weon, an urban and environmental engineering professor at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has designed an eco-friendly toilet connected to a laboratory that uses excrement to produce biogas and manure.

If you go down to the palace today... you can have a picnic

If you go down to the palace today... you can have a picnic

- by Reuters

Visitors will be able to meander unaccompanied through the gardens of Queen Elizabeth's London home for the first time from Friday - and enjoy a picnic while they're there. There have previously been guided tours of Buckingham Palace's 39-acre grounds, whose current landscape dates back to 1820.