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Lesson of the Day: ‘How Working From Home Changed Wardrobes Around the World’

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Featured Article: “How Working From Home Changed Wardrobes Around the World” by The New York Times

How much has your fashion style changed during the coronavirus pandemic? Which styles do you think are here to stay and which do you think will be the first to go once the world opens up again?

In this lesson, you’ll travel across the world from India to Italy to see how months of self-isolation, lockdown and working and learning from home have affected what we wear. Then we invite you to report on the pandemic style trends in your community and make predictions about the postpandemic fashion future.

Have your fashion choices changed during the pandemic? If you’re attending school online, do you still get dressed up? Or do

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Pamplin Media Group – Poll: Working, learning from home to linger in Oregon

Statewide polling by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center asks about lasting effects of pandemic on Oregon.


The novel coronavirus has upended nearly every facet of modern life over the past year — but will those changes stick?

Many Oregonians predict that online shopping and working from home are here to stay; virtual schooling and high unemployment, on the other hand, are expected to linger temporarily. And the permanence of other virus-spurred alterations in society, such as the rise of telemedicine, leave Oregon divided.

That’s all according to a new polling by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

OVBC, in partnership with DHM Research, conducted the survey of 900 Oregon residents — selected to be demographically representative of the state — in late February and early March. The margin of error ranges from 2% to 3.3% per question.

Here’s how the pollsters drilled down into the details:

PMG GRAPHIC: MOLLY FILLER - New research from the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center shows what state residents expect to change once the novel coronavirus pandemic subsides.

Online shopping

Some

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Covid Economy Outlook: BOE Sees U.K. Boost From Home Working and Online Shopping

U.K. Domestic Space Re-tooled By Rising Work-From-Home Edicts

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Online shopping and working from home may give a much-needed jolt to the U.K. economy, boosting productivity that has for decades been stagnant, a Bank of England policy maker said.

Michael Saunders, who sits on the central bank’s rate-setting panel, said the silver lining coming from the pandemic may be in prodding Britain to adopt technologies that will help boost growth. That suggests more room for the economy to expand before inflation becomes a threat.

U.K. has been blighted for years by weakest productivity since the Industrial Revolution, trailing most of the world’s advanced economies and contributing to depressed wages. That held back the economy long before coronavirus struck and left policy makers searching for solutions.

“While this shift to persistently higher remote working may create challenges in how firms enable collaborative working, in my view it also may have positive effects on the

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Hailey Bieber’s Hairstylist Just Told Me How to Curl My Hair at Home

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Co-Washing Is Huge, But Is It Holding You Back From Your Best Hair Ever?

If we were to sum up the world of natural haircare ranges and recommended routines, one phrase would spring to mind: it’s complicated. From the shelf-loads of products we try to the raved about methods and curl vernacular (plopping, anyone?), there is a lot to get to grips with in the curly community. But if you strip back the techniques and the various products, there’s one practice which is universally loved for curly and coily hair. Enter: co-washing. Currently, the co-washing hype on TikTok is huge as users document their shock at discovering their hair is curly for the first time. This method of cleansing for curls is by no means new; it has long been recommended for textured hair, which can often lack moisture. Old school shampoos can be laden with sulphates,

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