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Will the pandemic influence schools’ return to practical skills traditionally gained through home economics? (Shutterstock)

Pandemic sewing surge is a chance to rediscover the practical arts

Some designers, makers and consumers are imploring us not to stop sewing after the pandemic because of the potential for utilitarian, psychological and environmental benefits.
Scandinavian companies use the “hygge”, a cultural concept describing comfortable and warm interiors, as a selling point. Pikrepo

Thai food, living ‘hygge'… What drives us to consume products from other cultures?

According to new research, the demand for products with cultural connotations can result from an appreciation of the culture in question, a desire for discovery… and its simple omnipresence.
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Why this academic got a radio ad banned

Gender stereotyping might be funny, but it’s no joke. A public health professor explains why she took action against everyday sexism when she heard it in a radio advert.

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