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Nigerian AI artist creates a fashion show for elderly people | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A fashion show that features elderly people as models is a rarity. One with elderly Black African models is even rarer. Perhaps that’s why Nigerian visual artist Malik Afegbua got so much attention from around the world when he posted images on social media last month showing seniors on a fashion runway, … Read more

As the West surges toward electric cars, here’s where the unwanted gas guzzlers go | CNN

[ad_1] Cotonou, Benin CNN  —  Standing on the stony ground in the bustling Fifa Park car lot, Rokeeb Yaya is haggling over the price of a dark red car. It is one of a couple hundred vehicles, parked in long lines stretching out across the vast lot – some shiny and new-looking, others dented and … Read more

Africa may need its own central medicines agency, says Aspen Pharmacare CEO | CNN Business

[ad_1] London CNN  —  When Africa needs medicines, all too often the continent must look abroad. African nations consume about 25% of vaccines produced globally, but import nearly 99% of their supply, according to the African Union Development Agency. For packaged medicines, only 36% of demand is produced locally, and just 3% is supplied by … Read more

Scientists film deepest ever fish on seabed off Japan | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Cruising at a depth of 8,336 meters (over 27,000 feet) just above the seabed, a young snailfish has become the deepest fish ever filmed by scientists during a probe into the abyss … Read more

China’s economy shakes off Covid legacy to grow 4.5% in Q1 | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  China’s economy got off to a solid start in 2023, as consumers went on a spending spree after three years of strict pandemic restrictions ended. Gross domestic product grew by 4.5% in the first quarter from a year ago, according to the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. That beat … Read more

Google-parent stock drops on fears it could lose search market share to AI-powered rivals | CNN Business

[ad_1] CNN  —  Shares of Google-parent Alphabet fell more than 3% in early trading Monday after a report sparked concerns that its core search engine could lose market share to AI-powered rivals, including Microsoft’s Bing. Last month, Google employees learned that Samsung was weighing making Bing the default search engine on its devices instead of … Read more

‘A definitive backslide.’ Inside fashion’s worrying runway trend | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Now that the Fall-Winter 2023 catwalks have been disassembled, it’s clear one trend was more pervasive than any collective penchant for ruffles, pleated skirts or tailored coats. Across runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris, there was a notable scarcity of plus-size models. This comes at a time when there are … Read more

The $500 billion beauty industry’s ‘green’ ambitions are a patchwork at best. And they’re falling short | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  The escalating climate crisis is shifting many people’s purchasing patterns and this extends to the $500 billion dollar global beauty industry which is grappling with a range of sustainability challenges across product manufacturing, packaging and disposal. Strategy and consulting firm Simon Kucher’s Global Sustainability Study 2021 found 60% of consumers around the … Read more

The four astronauts NASA picked for the first crewed moon mission in 50 years | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Astronauts who will helm the first crewed moon mission in five decades were revealed on Monday, queuing up the quartet to begin training for the historic Artemis II lunar flyby that is … Read more

‘The New Big 5’: Wildlife photography book turns the lens on animals at risk | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Call to Earth is a CNN editorial series committed to reporting on the environmental challenges facing our planet, together with the solutions. Rolex’s Perpetual Planet initiative has partnered with CNN to drive awareness and education around key sustainability issues and to inspire positive action. CNN  —  Originally a term used by trophy … Read more

A new approach to a Covid-19 nasal vaccine shows early promise | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Scientists in Germany say they’ve been able to make a nasal vaccine that can shut down a Covid-19 infection in the nose and throat, where the virus gets its first foothold in the body. In experiments in hamsters, two doses of the vaccine – which is made with a live but weakened … Read more

Study finds slightly higher risk of autism diagnosis in areas with more lithium in drinking water, but experts say more research is needed | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A new study found a moderately higher risk of autism spectrum disorder in children born to pregnant people exposed to tap water with higher levels of lithium, but experts caution that this association does not show a direct link between the two. About 1 in 36 children in the US is diagnosed … Read more

‘Scary, cold, hungry and lonely’: Volunteer soldier shares experience on front line | CNN

[ad_1] ‘Scary, cold, hungry and lonely’: Volunteer soldier shares experience on front line A young volunteer soldier, Akula, who signed up for the war at the beginning of the Russian invasion is now dealing with the trauma of war. He spoke to CNN’s David McKenzie about his time on the front lines and how it … Read more

Senator speaks out about his struggle with depression | CNN Politics

[ad_1] Senator speaks out about his struggle with depression Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) spoke to CBS about battling with depression after winning a tight election. [ad_2] Source link

Man rides out tornado inside van. See the footage | CNN

[ad_1] Man rides out tornado inside van. See the footage Cody Coombes recounts riding out a tornado in Little Rock, Arkansas, inside his pest control van. The National Weather Service reported that an EF-3 tornado had roared through Pulaski and Lonoke counties with estimated peak winds of 165 mph, killing one person in North Little … Read more

How Indonesia’s new sex laws will affect tourists | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN  —  International travelers have been flocking back to the popular resort island of Bali as the Covid … Read more