Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners capture beauty, struggles of animal life

A dreamy looking Amur tigress rubbing her cheek against an ancient Manchurian fir in the Russian Far East captured top honors in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, held annually by London’s Natural History Museum. It took Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov more than 11 months to capture the moment, using hidden cameras. The tigress is marking her territory by leaving behind secretions from her scent glands.

a zebra standing on top of a tree: Sergey Gorshkov's winning image shows an Amur tigress hugging an ancient Manchurian fir in the Russian Far East. Sergey Gorshov/Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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Sergey Gorshkov’s winning image shows an Amur tigress hugging an ancient Manchurian fir in the Russian Far East. Sergey Gorshov/Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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“It’s a scene like no other, a unique glimpse of an intimate moment deep in a magical forest,” said Roz Kidman Cox, chair of the judging panel. 

The Duchess of Cambridge announced the winner in a ceremony live-streamed on Tuesday.

Liina Heikkinen of Finland won Young Wildlife Photographer

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Beauty Deals to Shop This Year

Amazon Prime Day beauty deals are finally here. It might not land during the holidays, but the mega sale is practically a holiday of its own. Because Amazon Prime Day is the one time of year where products are insanely marked down and beauty enthusiasts can shop hundreds of their favorite brands with discounts sometimes more than 50% off.

With deals so good, it can be an overwhelming process deciding what to purchase. Luckily for you, we combed out the best beauty products serving serious discounts that you don’t want to miss this year. Everything from the internet’s most beloved makeup-removing micellar water to a drugstore concealer you couldn’t imagine being any more affordable, all the way to a self-tanning foam guaranteed to keep you glowing all winter long. Keep scrolling to find the best Amazon Prime Day deals 2020 you need to add to your cart.

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Doing your holiday shopping early this year? Check out these Prime Day deals

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The official Amazon 2020 gift guides can help you pick out the perfect gift for friends, family and other loved ones— and on Amazon Prime Day, you can save big on some listed items!

We rounded up the best deals from the gift guides to help you get your holiday shopping done early. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check out all of the other Prime Day deals we’ve rounded up that

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Holiday Shopping Is Going to Be Weird This Year. Prime Day Can Help You Get an Early Start.

Holiday shopping, as with everything else this year, will not be normal. It may feel difficult to justify lavish spending when the unemployment rate remains over 7 percent, and many people won’t be able to travel to see their families because of the ongoing pandemic. However, if you are planning on doing presents in spite of 2020, it’s a good idea to get started going early. Retail industry analysts are guessing that online sales will grow up to 35 percent at the holidays compared to last year. Since the uptick in online orders has already taxed the mail system, we can assume that things may slow down even further with the increased demand. And there’s also the chance that more online shopping will cause popular items to go out of stock sooner than you’d expect.

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Regina King, Keisha Lance Bottoms and Elmhurst Hospital workers are among Glamour’s Women of the Year

Glamour has chosen its 2020 women of the year, honoring individuals making positive impacts amid the year’s pandemic and the unrest over racism.

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This year, Condé Nast-owned magazine honorees include Oscar-winning actress Regina King, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and NAACP President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill.

Glamour also honored four essential workers from New York’s Elmhurst Hospital, an epicenter of America’s fight against the coronavirus: Veronica Henry, the regional senior associate director of the hospital’s pathology department; Navdeep Kaur, critical care nurse; Meida Sanchez, who has been cleaning rooms at the hospital on and off for more than a decade; Jasmin Moshirpur, chief medical officer and dean of the hospital.

Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is the 2020 lifetime achievement honoree.

“For three decades, Glamour has recognized the most influential and accomplished women on the planet. Our Women of the Year awards celebrate trailblazers and power

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Couple gets asked to postpone their wedding because sister wants a year of exclusivity

Weddings can be competitive.

And that’s certainly the case for an anonymous Reddit user’s sister who has demanded that her sibling put off her wedding for a year since hers has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Reddit user SouthApprehensive686 sought guidance on whether they were being harsh for not wanting to fulfill their sister’s request.


“She got engaged last year and her wedding was supposed to be in August, now rescheduled for August next year,” the user began in their post. “However, two weeks ago my boyfriend proposed and were now engaged. We want to have our wedding next winter, around November/December-ish. It’ll probably be something very small.”

An anonymous Reddit user's sister has suggested that their sibling get married in 2022, so she has a moment to shine. (iStock)

An anonymous Reddit user’s sister has suggested that their sibling get married in 2022, so she has a moment to shine. (iStock)

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UConn-Notre Dame women’s basketball game postponed a year

For the first time in seven years, the UConn and Notre Dame women’s basketball teams won’t play in the regular season.

The schools announced Monday that the game was postponed because the Irish need to restructure their schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The perennial powers and former conference rivals extended their series last year through the 2023-24 season. That has been pushed back a year, with UConn hosting games next season and in 2023-24. The Irish will host the games in the other two years.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma said last week on a zoom call that he anticipated UConn playing all of its marquee non-conference games that included Baylor, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Tennessee. None of those games had been officially confirmed yet, as conferences are still trying to figure out their schedules.

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Teams are allowed to

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Zendaya stuns in vintage Versace dress from the year she was born at Green Carpet Fashion Awards

Law Roach styled the actress in a stunning Versace gown designed in 1996.

Zendaya absolutely stunned fans in a gorgeous gown she wore during the 2020 Green Carpet Fashion Awards.

She donned a Versace look that was designed in 1996, which happens to be the same year the “Euphoria” star was born. The dress has a sheer beaded top and she paired it with Bulgari jewels.

Her go-to stylist Law Roach posted a video of Zendaya’s mesmerizing style moment, where she’s seen posing and flaunting her best angles for the cameras.

“I think she’s the prettiest girl in the world…. @zendaya for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards wearing @bulgari and Archive @versace from Fall 1996 collection… the same year she was born,” Roach captioned the clip.

Since posting, Roach’s video has received

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SoNo Arts Festival continues this year in new fashion

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4 ways shopping for the holidays is going to be different this year

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Not even Santa knows what this holiday season is going to put under the tree for retailers. 

The challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have upended the retail industry – forcing stores and malls temporarily shut, pushing some companies into bankruptcy court and accelerating store closures. It has instilled new behaviors in consumers, who are spending more time and money online — a trend that could become permanent. Long-standing holiday shopping traditions are also being tested. 

“This holiday is going to be unlike any holiday season I think any of us have ever seen before,” Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh told CNBC earlier this week. 

Many analysts expect the season to kick off next week, with the start of Amazon’s annual Prime Day shopping extravaganza. The event, which usually takes place in July, was delayed by the pandemic. Target, Walmart 

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