‚Worst one year for retail in 25 years‘ says alternate physique

Image copyright Getty Images Retail sales fell for the first time in 25 years last year, according to the leading UK retail industry body.The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said total sales fell 0.1%, marking the first annual sales decline since 1995.Sales in November and December were particularly weak, falling 0.9%, the BRC said.A separate report…

Google Unearths Its High Searches of the Year And, Yes, It’s Largely Memes

Photo: Leon Neal (Getty)The Game of Thrones Starbucks cup debacle. Watching Notre Dame go up in flames. The moment the world fell in love with Baby Yoda. Going through Google’s top searches of the year feels like flipping through a scrapbook of the internet’s collective obsessions. Released this week, the company’s annual “Year in Search”…

Scrutinize finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

Women directed more of the most popular movies in 2019 than in any year beforeBy JAKE COYLE AP Film WriterJanuary 2, 2020, 9:28 PM4 min readNEW YORK — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, women directed more of…

‚Sesame Boulevard‘ turns 50 this year. Right here’s 15 photos that tag how the program has developed over time.

HBO The pioneering children’s show „Sesame Street“ is celebrating its 50 th anniversary on November 10. The show first premiered in 1969, and while the general concept of catchy songs and educational clips has stayed the same, its themes have evolved with the times. In its 50 years, the program, which is the longest-running children’s show ever,…

For these women, or no longer it is Halloween all year round

Image copyright Ellie H-M Image caption Body painter and Scottish social media star Ellie is known on Instagram for her spooky looks Halloween is in full swing, with people across the world ordering their costumes and preparing for the annual holiday. But for some women, Halloween is not just a once-a-year holiday reserved for children.…