Makeup tips and tricks for women over 40

Don’t continue applying the same makeup techniques learned in middle and high school. Many women dread their over-40 birthdays due to aging effects evident in the bathroom mirror, but beauty experts placate with a plethora of makeup tricks. Birdie.com appealed to “boomers and beyond” women in June not to continue applying the same makeup techniques learned in middle and high school. The site shared gravity-defying, wrinkle-diminishing tips from a makeup artist who works specifically with women over 40: ‒ Apply, in an upward sweep, blush on the upper part of…

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Bayer CEO: Roundup settlement could be in the cards

Company struggles with mounting legal claims from many thousands of Americans who say the herbicide caused their cancer. Bayer AG Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann said he’d consider a “financially reasonable” settlement of litigation over the weedkiller Roundup as the caseload swells and the company’s shares slump anew. The number of lawsuits from people in the U.S. who say the herbicide caused them to develop cancer rose by about 5,000 to 18,400, Bayer said in a statement. The company also revealed more troubles at its crop-science division on Tuesday after…

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Second Democratic debate night one: What did candidates say?

Warren and Sanders offer unabashed defence of their progressive policies during the second 2020 Democratic debate. The little-known 2020 United States presidential candidates came out swinging on Tuesday, hoping to make a breakthrough on the first night of the second Democratic debate. “We have a choice: We can go down the road that Senator [Bernie] Sanders and Senator [Elizabeth] Warren want to take us, which is with bad policies like ‘Medicare for all’, free everything and impossible promises,” former Representative John Delaney said. “It will turn off independent voters and get Trump…

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Danger lurks in the warm, summer waters

Heading to the seaside for fun and relaxation doesn’t come without some risk. As summer sets in and the heat increases, people flock to their local beaches and fly abroad to find the perfect holiday destination. A weather phenomenon known as a rip current will often form in the water just offshore that may ruin your day at the beach. Rip currents are strong, narrow currents running out to sea from the beach, which can quickly drag people and debris away from the shallows of the shoreline and out to…

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How to give up soda in 3 steps

As of June, six states had imposed a soda tax to try to curb excess consumption, while more states are jumping on the nutritional governance bandwagon Americans love soda. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists sugar-sweetened beverages as the leading source of added sugars in Americans’ diets. Even sugar-free sodas are an unhealthy addition to diets because of artificial sweeteners like aspartame, cyclamate, saccharin, acesulfame-k or sucralose, pointed out healthline.com in May 2018. The CDC informs, “Frequently drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with weight gain/obesity, type…

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Top EU court sounds the alarm over Facebook’s ‘like’ button

The European Union’s Court of Justice says websites must warn visitors the tech giant will have access to their data. Companies that embed Facebook‘s “like” button on their websites must seek users’ consent to transfer their data to the United States social network, in line with the European Union‘s data privacy laws, the bloc’s top court said on Monday. Website plug-ins such as Facebook’s “like” button are a common feature of online retail as companies seek to promote their products on popular social networks. But critics fear the data transfer may…

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Six-year-old among three killed at California food festival

US media report 19-year-old Santino William Legan identified as gunman. Search still on for possible accomplice. A gunman cut through a fence and opened fire on a crowd eating and listening to music at a popular food festival in California, killing three people, including a six-year-old boy, and wounding about 15 others before police quickly shot him dead on Sunday, authorities said. On Monday, California police were searching for a suspected accomplice of the gunman, who authorities identified as 19-year-old Santino William Legan, according to US media. The attacker appeared…

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