Designing Dream Homes in Animal Crossing


A peek inside the Animal Crossing dwelling of Jaime Brown, a real-life kitchen designer.

You enter Jaime Brown’s island at the airport, a rickety thing on a wooden pier out in the ocean with a single gate, staffed by two loquacious dodos. You walk on a long dirt path that winds through cliffs and waterfalls, past white roses and chrysanthemums, next to the occasional pink pansy. The structure comes into relief across a slatted bridge that crosses a little river filled with fish. It’s a light blue Tudor with a gray door that greets you with a wreath made of

Will 2020 Finally Force Fashion to Break Its Greenwashing Habits?


It’s easy to rattle off a list of buzzwords born from the sustainability movement: “ethical,” “organic,” “conscious,” “transparent,” even “sustainability” itself. Intersectionality has never been on that list, nor has it been mentioned much in mainstream media; the only silver lining is that it was never co-opted or rendered meaningless, either. But a brand can’t really be “sustainable”—even by its own definition—if it isn’t thinking about intersectionality, defined as “an inclusive version of environmentalism that advocates for both the protection of people and the planet” by Leah Thomas in her recent Vogue op-ed. “It identifies the ways in which injustices

Choose Hyatt Over Choice Hotels When Signs Of Travel Return


Hyatt stock (NYSE: H) has declined by close to 40% since early February after the WHO declared the coronavirus disease a global health emergency, while Choice Hotels stock (NYSE: CHH) has fared slightly better and lost only 20% of its value. Lockdown measures and social distancing norms have significantly affected the travel & tourism industry across the world. More so, the hotel occupancy rates have

Police officers should not be charged with Breonna Taylor’s death, criminal law experts say – News – Rockford Register Star


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – LeBron James wants them charged. So does Beyoncé.  

And so do 10 million other people who have signed a petition at demanding justice for Breonna Taylor — and that Louisville Metro Police Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, Officer Myles Cosgrove and ex-Officer Brett Hankison be charged with killing her. 

But in interviews and emails, seven experienced Louisville defense lawyers who are not involved in the case — and who have an average of 37 years each in practice — say the officers should not be charged with murder or manslaughter because they had a legal right to defend