Must Read: Zoë Kravitz Launches Lipstick Line With YSL Beauty, Gucci and Saint Laurent Struggle to Meet Kering’s Sustainability Goals
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Must Read: Zoë Kravitz Launches Lipstick Line With YSL Beauty, Gucci and Saint Laurent Struggle to Meet Kering’s Sustainability Goals

Zoe Kravitz at a YSL Beauty event in Los Angeles. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.Zoë Kravitz launches lipstick line with YSL Beauty YSL Beauty muse Zoë Kravitz is furthering her partnership with the brand by creating a lipstick collection. The range consists of six shades, including three red and three…

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Fly ash

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Fly ash What to study? For prelims: What is fly ash, how is it produced and where it can be used? For mains: Concerns associated with its contamination, what needs to be done and legislative measures necessary. Context: IIT Hyderabad scientists convert fly ash into…

Hey Teachers, Get to Know Your Students’ Preconceptions
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Hey Teachers, Get to Know Your Students’ Preconceptions

Kazunori Nagashima/Getty ImagesThere was a recent discussion on Twitter about using the term “preconception” instead of “misconception” when talking about student difficulties. The debate goes back many years, but it’s still worth reviewing. So: How should teachers deal with the problems students have in introductory courses, and what should we call them?Let’s start with a…

Cracking a decades-old test, researchers bolster case for quantum mechanics
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Cracking a decades-old test, researchers bolster case for quantum mechanics

Researchers created entangled photon pairs and distributed the two photons of each pair to two measurement stations in opposite directions. At each measurement station, a telescope received the photons from the selected cosmic radiation source, which is at least 11 light-years from Earth. The cosmic photon detection signals generate random bits for measurement setting choices…

Amazon wildfires: President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil has just 40 men to fight widespread ‘chaos’
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Amazon wildfires: President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil has just 40 men to fight widespread ‘chaos’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his government lacks the resources to fight wildfires devastating the Amazon rainforest.Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said Brazil was in “chaos” and that his government could only send “40 men” to fight the extensive fires. He said: “The Ministry of Justice can send 40 men to combat the…

Amazon wildfires: President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil has just 40 men to fight widespread ‘chaos’
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Amazon wildfires: President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil has just 40 men to fight widespread ‘chaos’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his government lacks the resources to fight wildfires devastating the Amazon rainforest.Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said Brazil was in “chaos” and that his government could only send “40 men” to fight the extensive fires. He said: “The Ministry of Justice can send 40 men to combat the…

Uranus is hiding 13 invisible rings. These images captured their warm glow for the first time.
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Uranus is hiding 13 invisible rings. These images captured their warm glow for the first time.

Four decades years after their discovery, the 13 mysterious rings around Uranus surprised astronomers again this summer. In June, new images captured their warm glow for the first time. Well, warm for Uranus. At -320 degrees Fahrenheit, the rings are 10 degrees warmer than the planet’s surface, which is the coldest in our solar system.…