Life & Art

Airbnb CEO: The pandemic forces us to see more of the world, not less

Cities aren’t dead, but Covid-19 will forever change the way we see them
By NIKKI EKSTEIN IN THE first month of the pandemic, Airbnb Inc faced a loss ...

Fear and loathing in Hollywood at streamers’ stranglehold

Due to the pandemic, Netflix and Amazon have virtually had the film-going public to themselves
By FIACHRA GIBBONS HOLLYWOOD stars and top directors ...

Can Japan’s ancient Noh theatre survive coronavirus?

While some govts are pumping money into performing arts, Noh actors say they are seeing little state support
By NATSUKO FUKUE KENNOSUKE Nakamori’s ...

Covid-19 is turning us all into ‘hipsteaders’

The pandemic forces a cohort of people to plunge into do-it-yourselfism
By TIFFANY KARY WHEN Covid-19 arrived this winter, Chase Beathard worried so ...

Airplane cabins could look different the next time you fly

Recaro has designed a range of modifications to keep passengers apart and protect them from infection
By ANGUS WHITLEY HEADREST canopies and fabric ...

The secret to a perfect steak sandwich isn’t the meat

The recipe is designed for just-grilled or leftover steak, with accompaniments that evoke a true steakhouse experience
By KATE KRADER MOST of the ...

Film reveals Greta Thunberg as steely, funny and a secret dancer

She hopes the intimate portrait would put an end to the ‘conspiracy theories that I don’t think for myself and someone else writes my speeches’
GRETA ...

Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell — supermodels are now super 50-somethings

More than ever before, models turning 50, who are still as dynamic and sought-after as they ever were, can look forward to a decade of new horizons
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Preserving the Singhora roof heritage

Proud to have inherited her family’s legacy that is over 100 years old, Noraini is enjoying good business
by SHANIKA ABDULLATIB / pic by BERNAMA IN ...

Turning to technology to boost charity activities

Amal collaborates with Boost app where people can contribute to charitable causes by just clicking on the ‘donate to charity’ icon
by MUHAMMAD BASIR ...

New York’s Philharmonic is back, pandemic-style — playing in the streets

The famed symphony orchestra is playing outdoor pop-up shows
by MAGGY DONALDSON / pic by AFP ITS fall season has been cancelled and its concert hall ...

Earth’s ice sheets tracking worst-case climate scenarios

Sea level projections are critical in helping govts plan climate policy, mitigation and adaptation strategies
By MARLOWE HOOD THE Greenland and ...