Women have been biking in record numbers during the pandemic. As traffic returns, will they keep riding?

A bicycling craze has swept the United States during the pandemic, sending bike sales soaring and triggering a nationwide bicycle shortage.

In many cities, but perhaps most notably in New York, much of that growth has been driven by a surge in the number of women who took to bicycling after lockdown orders eliminated the main barrier that research has shown keeps them from cycling: streets that often feel perilous for cyclists.

In New York, there were an estimated 80 percent more cycling trips in July compared with the same month last year, with biking by women rising by 147 percent and increasing by 68 percent among men, according to data from Strava Metro, a mobility tracking application used by 68 million people globally.

But now traffic is rising again, and it remains unclear whether the momentum will continue. Cycling advocates say the city should build on what has happened

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Contractual gov’t employee in Camarines Norte returns jewelry worth P800,000

Contractual gov’t employee in Camarines Norte returns jewelry worth P800,000

DAET, Camarines Norte – A job order employee of the Camarines Norte Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) returned pieces of jewelry worth P800,000 that were left by a businesswoman at the town’s central mall on Monday morning.

Ener Rojo (man with yellow shirt and with a cap), a job order employee of Camarines Norte Provincial Engineering turned over jewelries worth P800,000.00 to Police Colonel Marlon Tejada, Camarines Norte PPO director on Monday morning. (Photo courtesy of CamNorte PPO / MANILA BULLETIN)
Ener Rojo (man with a yellow shirt and with a cap), a job order employee of Camarines Norte Provincial Engineering turned over jewelries worth P800,000.00 to Police Colonel Marlon Tejada, Camarines Norte PPO director on Monday morning. (Photo courtesy of CamNorte PPO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Camarines Norte Police Provincial Office (PPO) Director Col. Marlon Tejada confirmed that Ener B. Rojo, a job order employee of Camarines Norte PEO, turned over pieces of jewelry he found near the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lotto outlet located at the Central Plaza Mall

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Nikkie Tutorials x Beauty Bay eyeshadow palette review: As stock returns, here’s what we thought

Bright and bold make-up lovers, rejoice. Dutch make-up artist and beauty YouTuber Nikkie de Jager, better known as NikkieTutorials, has launched an eyeshadow palette in collaboration with online beauty retailer, Beauty Bay.

The latest product has been a long time coming for the YouTube star. After her last eyeshadow palette launch in collaboration with Too Faced was met with controversy back in 2016, the make-up artist avoided working with another brand on an eyeshadow product – until now.

When revealing her new limited edition collaboration with Beauty Bay in a YouTube video, de Jager admitted that her earlier partnership with Too Faced “almost ended her career” after the brand allegedly changed the quality of the palette they worked on together without informing her, which led to fans criticising her authenticity.

So why Beauty Bay? The brand has partnered with other make-up artists to create eyeshadows in the past, including Manchester-based

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