‘Fortnite’ Season Eight, Week Six Challenges Guide

Season eight’s week-six challenges are live in “Fortnite,” and that means new ways to earn Battle Stars and experience. By collecting more Battle Stars and upping their tier, up to a season maximum of 100, players can earn limited-time rewards like cosmetic outfits and XP boosts. (Collecting 10 Battle Stars will unlock one additional tier.) […]

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Lebanese illustrator challenges views of Arab women through art

Lebanese artist Christina Atik has produced a series of digital pictures to illustrate sentences commonly used in Arab countries to criticize women with the aim of empowering Arab women.


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Algerian protesters win historic victory — but massive challenges remain

Algeria's longtime president has conceded to popular demands to abandon his re-election bid after three weeks of massive protests. But a giant question mark now hangs over what happens next.
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Black Men Skin Care Brand Challenges The “For All Skin Types” Beauty Claim

Faced with a constant challenge of finding solutions created specifically for men of color, Patrick Boateng II and Blake Rascoe created Ceylon, a skin care brand developed to help men of color adopt an effective skincare routine.

With help from their advisor Dr. Lynn McKinley-Grant, Boateng and Rascoe created Ceylon as an exclusive product for men of color because research shows they are disproportionately affected by skin concerns such as acne scarring, eczema, razor bumps, and hyper-pigmentation.

“The biggest change that we’d like to see in the industry is an end to the lie that the product is for all skin types,” said Boateng. “There are specific skin concerns that disproportionately affect people of color and it is disingenuous for companies to imply that a skincare product that hasn’t been developed with skin of color in mind can, in fact, be a safe and effective product for people like us. For us, it’s important to have safe, effective, and well-researched products that help deal with these issues without the risks that many common products on the market carry.”

Built From the Ground-Up With People of Color in Mind.

Typically, targeting people of color is an afterthought for mainstream beauty brands. So when it comes to marketing and product development the founders leveraged their personal experiences and concentrated their efforts on education and accessibility.

“Together, we thought about how to create products that we would have liked to have when we wanted to take care of our skin. We knew that if we created the answer for us, it could be the answer for many others,” said Boateng. For Boateng it was when living abroad that he experienced daily breakouts and routine acne scarring. Despite trying hundreds of products, nothing seemed to help clear up his skin. For Blake it started in high school, when as a three-sport athlete, a rigorous schedule and constant sweating made it difficult to keep his skin clear. At the time, Blake began using an over-the-counter skin care product recommended by his dermatologist to help combat acne which also ended up bleaching his skin, leaving him with a pale, washed-out complexion.

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Beyond selling skincare products directly to consumers online, the trailblazing duo is also creating a community platform for men of color that fosters improved health and wellness outcomes.

“The most overlooked factors that can negatively affect our skin health include poor nutrition, lack of sleep, daily stress, exposure to air and water pollution, and inadequate personal care practices,” said Boateng. These are the same issues that can actually affect our overall health. So it’s important to note that our dermatological health and overall health are linked. Our ultimate goal is to start a conversation around overall health and wellness. We believe that starts with looking in the mirror.”

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Expert says deal likely but warns US against relying on personal diplomacy.
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Climate change poses greater risk of mental health challenges for children born to depressed mothers

Climate change poses an exponentially greater risk for mental health problems in children born to mothers with prenatal depression who also experience natural disaster-related stress. That is the message of a new study of infants born to New York City mothers shortly after Superstorm Sandy.
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Roger Mathews Challenges Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley’s Divorce Petition, Prenup

On his terms. Roger Mathews challenged his estranged wife Jenni “JWoww” Farley’s divorce petition in newly released court documents.

The Blast reports that Mathews, 43, responded in papers filed on January 24. In his petition, he reportedly asked for monthly child support and alimony payments from the Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star, 32. He also requested that a judge find the pair’s prenuptial agreement “invalid and unenforceable,” according to the website.

As for the estranged couple’s children, Meilani, 4, and Greyson, 2, Mathews is reportedly seeking primary physical custody and joint legal custody along with a custody schedule that is “in the children’s best interest.”

In Farley’s petition, she requested that the prenuptial agreement be upheld and that she receive primary physical custody of their two kids, though she agreed to visitation for her estranged husband, according to The Blast. She also wanted him to pay her child support.

The reality star and the truck driver’s divorce turned even uglier on Thursday, January 30, when she accused him of abusing her and mistreating their children. “You have spit at me. You have pushed me. You have shoved me. You have aggressively thrown me to the ground,” she wrote in a lengthy blog post. “You have prevented me from closing doors to escape having you coming at me. You have belittled and disparaged me. You have threatened me.”

Mathews later hit back in a since-deleted blog post of his own, writing on Saturday, February 2: “I wonder why in the eight years together you never once, not once said to me or ANYONE for that matter that I was physically abusive with you in any way. To the contrary, you have bragged to many who’s [sic] testimony we have about how you stabbed both of your ex’s [sic]. You have punched me in the face you have always been the aggressor.”

He previously said on Instagram: “My concern is my children and I will not stop until I have my children.”

Farley filed for divorce in September 2018 after nearly three years of marriage.

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Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing closure, and praised Dundee residents for pulling together in difficult times.


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Giving children the skills they need to tackle life’s toughest challenges

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX to cut 10% of staff amid ‘difficult challenges’

SpaceX is making 10% of its workforce redundant – with the tech company saying it needs to become “leaner” if it is to accomplish ambitious projects such as creating a spaceship that can carry astronauts to Mars.
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Sears plans 50 to 80 store closures as challenges mount for Lampert’s bid to keep retailer alive

The retailer is weighing closing to 50 to 80 more stores at the end of the year, people familiar with the situation tell CNBC. That could bring Sears' footprint closer to 400 stores. Lampert has said he wants to buy roughly 500 stores.
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Director Christian Rivers Talks ‘Mortal Engines’ VFX Challenges; Here’s Everything We Know

Director Christian Rivers Talks 'Mortal Engines' VFX Challenges; Here's Everything We Know

Universal Pictures has pulled back the curtains on Mortal Engines, a steampunk fantasy film presented by Peter Jackson. Jackson is also responsible for the film’s screenplay alongside writing partners Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, the trio behind The Lord of the Rings.

Mortal Engines promises to be one of the biggest special effects spectacles of the year, and ahead of the release, we chatted with director Christian Rivers about the challenges of creating the movie's villain,…

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