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Lupita Nyong’o, Meryl Streep, and Laura Dern rock the most surprising accessory at the Oscars

Lupita Nyong’o, Meryl Streep, and Laura Dern rock the most surprising accessory at the Oscars

Lupita Nyong’o wears cat-eye glasses with her custom Versace gown while presenting with Kumail Nanjiani at the 2018 Oscars. (Photo: Getty Images) On Oscar Sunday, an unexpected item became the “it” accessory of the night — and it wasn’t Nicole Kidman‘s sparkling Harry Winston chandelier earrings or Helen Mirren‘s royal sapphire and diamond collar necklace.

Diane Modica points to her younger self, standing beside her late "nonna," an early 20th-century immigrant from Sicily. She and her grandmother were included in the City of Boston's "Immigrant Grandmothers" mural in East Boston.

Boston Pays Tribute to Immigrant Grandmothers

She is ‘nonna’ in Italian, ‘abuelita’ in Spanish, and ‘grandma’ in English. But across cultures, the idea of a grandmother — as a family matriarch and keeper of tradition — is often the same. In an ethnically diverse Boston neighborhood, a new mural pays tribute to these formidable women — and highlights the values immigrants

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Marvel Hasn’t Ever Seen A Success Like ‘Black Panther’ Before

In its opening weekend, Black Panther broke records. But in its second weekend, Marvel’s latest showed us it’s here to stay. Black Panther’s estimated three-day box office total in the United States for Friday-Saturday-Sunday comes out to $108 million. After 10 days in theaters, its domestic box office total (i.e. only here in the U.S.)


What KFC Taught Us about Crisis Management

On 5 January 2018 I declared that KFC was, “still absolutely on point for another corker of a year” when it comes to their social media strategy… On 19th February, KFC ran out of chicken (awks) and 600 out of 900 of their stores across Britain were forced to shut up shop. So, amidst #KFCCrisis


At Janssen, we are joined by the deep commitment to changing the global trajectory of cardiometabolic disease with transformational therapies

Did you know an estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular and metabolic (CVM) diseases? [i],[ii] They are the number one cause of death globally, and the prevalence is increasing by the millions each year. [iii] Cardiometabolic diseases spare no organ in the body. They cause end organ damage that affects the


Remembering Billy Graham

Billy Graham left an indelible mark on me. I can still see the large group of people listening to him speak at the Ponce de Leon Stadium. Their mesmerized faces saying it all. I can still see him walking across the Fulton County Stadium in the early 70’s arm-in-arm with Tom Cousins. That was the

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5 key differences between Delta Force and SEAL Team 6

SEAL Team 6, officially known as United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), and Delta Force, officially known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), are the most highly trained elite forces in the US military. Both are Special Missions Units (SMU) under the control of the secretive Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC),

Here is why many Nigerians are in Chinese prisons

Why many Nigerians are in Chinese prisons

On Monday, February 26, 2018, Wale Oloko, the Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, said that many Nigerians were in various prisons in Guangdong Province for overstaying their visas. Oloko told news men in Lagos that some other Nigerians were also arrested for engaging in drug trafficking and other criminal offenses