Day: August 22, 2019

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…

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

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…

Gucci and Saint Laurent Face an Uphill Battle to Get Green

MALIBU, United States — On a full moon at high tide each spring, schools of grunion fish flop out of California’s coastal waters to spawn in the sand.The beaches had a different set of attendees on one misty June evening: an army of spindly young men wearing Saint Laurent’s latest collection, including gauzy button-ups, crystal-studded blazers…