On Feb. 16, Marissa and Adam Goldstein launched Rafi Nova, a company selling backpacks for adventure travelers. Sustainably sourced, using textiles woven by Hmong women in Vietnam paid at a fair-trade rate, the backpacks might have been a thing. But the pandemic hit and domestic and international travel ground to […]

Hong Kong is closing its schools again, as a surge in coronavirus cases within the community after a long stretch without infections – Bloomberg Hong Kong’s Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus cases that has fuelled fears of […]

If you’ve ever felt like you don’t fully relate to your zodiac sign aka your sun sign — you’re not alone. Plenty of people who read their horoscope or their sign’s personality profile end up shrugging off astrology for this reason. It also serves to fuel skeptics’ hating. But confusion, […]

Trained in Milan, up-and-coming Spanish designer Nicolas Montenegro has dressed Beyonce and Kylie Minogue, but with the pandemic, he’s gone back home to his village to launch his own brand. Thanks to the internet and air links “there is no need to live in a big city,” the lean 31-year-old […]

Text size The Airbnb logo was shown on the Nasdaq digital billboard in Times Square in New York on Thursday. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images Airbnb’s debut in the public markets is leaving investors gasping and analysts struggling with the stock’s astonishing valuation. Airbnb (ticker: ABNB) went public on Thursday […]

People dressed as showgirls stand along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada’s limping economy, to […]