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Day: January 4, 2020

Why experts claim cotton pillowcases are bad for you
Featured, Life Style

Why experts claim cotton pillowcases are bad for you

    Calm down, this isn’t a PSA for you to drop your savings on silk pillowcases, because (1) there are affordable options out there and (2) the little investment that they are will save you from stressing out over any breakage (trust me, I speak from experience how else do you think I’ve managed to keep my fake blonde going for more than five years?!). In short: Regardless of your hair type, if you wake up to a head of hair that’s always tangled or looks and feels dry (hi, it me), you can thank your pillowcase. Yep, that thin sheet that keeps your pillow clean could be and most likely is doing a number on your hair if it’s made out of cotton. Why is it good to sleep on a satin pillowcase? To figure out why cotton pillowcases cramp your (hair)style, I asked celebrit...
Iran appoints new military leader
Arab world, Featured

Iran appoints new military leader

    A replacement for Iran's top general has been announced after his predecessor was killed in a targeted US airstrike. Esmail Ghaani, 62, has taken over from Major General Qassem Soleimani, after he was killed along with nine others when the US hit his motorcade just outside Baghdad's international airport on Friday morning. The new commander of Iran's elite Quds Force, part of the 125,000-strong Revolutionary Guard, was Maj Gen Soleimani's deputy and will now answer only to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Announcing General Ghaani's new role, the ayatollah called him one of the most prominent commanders in Iran. He said the Quds Force will be unchanged from the time of his predecessor, according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency. Like Maj Gen Sole...