July 5, 2021

Day: July 5, 2021

Meet the 82-year-old woman going to space with Jeff Bezos

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business

After a half-century of waiting, Wally Funk — who trained for NASA’s Mercury program but was denied the opportunity to go to space — is finally getting her time amongst the stars. She’s been selected by the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, to accompany him, his brother, and an as-yet unknown auction winner on a suborbital trip on July 20th.

Blue Origin announced Thursday that the 82-year-old will take the fourth spot on the inaugural crewed flight of its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft, alongside Blue Origin founder Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and the winner

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What is gender-fluid clothing? Fashion industry experts explain.

So, what is gender-fluid clothing?

Gender-fluid clothing has no agreed-upon definition in the fashion industry — it’s easier to explain its purpose. In essence, gender-fluid fashion isn’t limited by the traditional “menswear” and “womenswear” binary. Instead, the idea is that any given outfit completely disregards the association between pants and men, skirts and women and so on. In fact, some experts say gender-fluid clothing has little, if anything, to do with the brands, designers and retailers that create them. Instead, they argue, any piece of apparel can be gender-fluid if its wearer so chooses.

Black masculinities scholar Nalo Zidan, a
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Katy jewelry store owner arrested in Miami, facing federal fraud charges

ALKU Jewelry Store owner Santiago Mora was found and arrested by FBI agents in Miami, as first reported by Matt Dougherty at KHOU. 

According to court documents, Mora owed almost $4 million to a business for watches he never delivered. Mora also allegedly scammed some Houston residents for watches and engagement rings. 

Alku Jewelry Store located in Katy, Texas.

Alku Jewelry Store located in Katy, Texas.

Via Alku Jewelry

One person claiming to be a victim of Mora’s scams told Chron he purchased a limited edition Omega-brand watch back in July 2019, which he says he never received. Other victims were given superb deals on jewelry that

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