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Commercials reflect a subtle shift in traditional parenting roles

A series of TV commercials aimed at parents in recent months has sparked intense online debate over traditional family values and the reality of modern life. Manufacturer Cow Soap is the latest advertiser to generate discussion on this issue, releasing a commercial for Father’s

This wedding season, flaunt your traditional lehenga with a modern twist

Ditch the mundane lehenga for the upcoming wedding season. Wear a georgette belt with a flowy drape, sport cigarette pants underneath embellished sheer lehenga of soft net, experts suggest. Fashion Designers Anu PD and Mini Bindra have listed few ideas: * Wear a georgette

Nate makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in a row—unprecedented in modern era

On August 9th, deep in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Franklin reached 85mph winds before moving into Mexico. Although the storm dropped some heavy rains over the Mexican state of Veracruz, Franklin’s effects were relatively moderate, and it was soon forgotten. But following

Liam Gallagher fans hail ‘As You Were’ as a ‘modern day classic’

Liam Gallagher fans have hailed his debut solo album as a ‘modern day classic’ after hearing it for the first time ever. ‘As You Were’ is released today, and sees Liam stepping out of the shadow of Oasis and Beady Eye to record his first

How Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet decided which roles he wouldn’t take as a heavier actor

For years, Modern Family star and two-time Emmy winner Eric Stonestreet’s most reliable work was in commercials. He starred in over 100 of them in the days when he was still grinding out a living as a working actor in Los Angeles, he tells me on the latest episode of

Apple Watch, AirPod makers are anticipating a strong holiday season: Report

Some Apple suppliers are expecting a strong Q4 as demand for AirPods and the Apple Watch surge into the holiday season. Digitimes reported that several companies that make components for the Apple Watch and AirPods — including Quanta Computer, Inventec, Universal Scientific Industrial, and two companies owned by Foxconn group

Growing Up ‘Modern’: Ariel Winter on Family Turmoil, Online Shaming and a New Life in College

“I went through a really bad chapter,” says the 19-year-old actress who started acting at 4, landed a role on the Emmy-winning comedy at 11 and emancipated herself from an abusive stage mom at 15. Now the social media firebrand is off to UCLA

The pursuit of pleasure is a modern-day addiction

Here’s a story that is not about Trump or Brexit. But this could be worse, with even direr consequences. Addiction is up. Depression is up. Death is up. In America, we have seen a decline in our life expectancy for the first time since 1993. But

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Nintendo Switch Review

When Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was formally announced by Ubisoft at E3 earlier this year, the natural first reaction for many – including us – was: what are Rabbids? While most people on this planet have heard of Nintendo’s red-and-blue jumper-wearing mascot, Ubisoft’s two-legged rabbits – a

Condo Smarts: Gas appliances can present a vexing issue for strata

Our strata is debating the safety of outdoor gas appliances and considering a bylaw to completely ban their use. Since 2001, we have had two incidents involving gas barbecues: One, an exploded glass balcony wall and another where there was over $20,000 in damage