Instagram Is Developing a TikTok-Style ‘Vertical Stories’ Feed

For now, it’s just an ‘early prototype and is not currently testing on Instagram.’

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Instagram is testing yet another TikTok-esque feature that lets users browse stories vertically.

First spotted by mobile developer and self-described “leaker” Alessandro Paluzzi, the function was dug up from Instagram’s code and is still in its initial stages.

“This is an early prototype and is not currently testing on Instagram,” a

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‘Bridgerton’-Style Clothes to Fit Into Your Modern Wardrobe

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We’re sure it doesn’t come as news to you that Netflix Original Bridgerton is the hottest TV series around right now. The sultry new period piece has been simply captivating, and not just because of its addictive drama and really, really good-looking actors. The fashion has, perhaps, stuck with viewers the most. Everyone wants Bridgerton-inspired clothing now!

According to The Daily Mail, eBay saw a 39% increase in the search for corsets since Bridgerton’s release, along with a 26% increase

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In Praise of Steve McQueen’s Post-Hollywood Hermit Style

It is an undisputed fact that Steve McQueen is a style icon. In menswear circles he’s revered as a god of sorts, continuously referenced for his ability to bring a certain coolness to whatever he was wearing, whether it was a three-piece suit or shawl cardigan. His legacy as “The King of Cool” remains evident in the enduring popularity of his most recognizable pieces — Barracuta’s G9 Harrington jacket, Persol’s 714 sunglasses — with people still purchasing them today in the hopes of capturing even an ounce of what he had.

But this particular McQueen is reflective of a version

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Style, substance part of Matthews’ game | WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — If they gave out style points along with baskets, West Virginia’s long and lean wing player Emmitt Matthews Jr. from Tacoma, Washington, would be among the nation’s leading scorers.

There is a certain grace mixed in with a touch of violent aggression in Matthews’ game, a flow to the action that is hard to take one’s eyes off.

His 3-point shots are launched with a high, rainbow arc that sometimes reach heights that you wonder if the airport radar might not pick them up, but when they are on the right trajectory they seem to

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Lawmaker wants 9/11-style fund for COVID nursing home victims

A New York lawmaker wants to create a 9/11-style Coronavirus Nursing Home Victims Compensation Fund to aid families whose loved ones “unjustly” died from the coronavirus.

“I’m starting conversations with leadership now. We’re looking at how we would structure it,” said Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens), whose uncle died in a nursing home from COVID-19.

Kim said he’s had preliminary talks with state senators about co-authoring the proposal.

The initiative comes days after state Attorney General Letitia James issued a damning report that found Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Health Department had underreported the number of nursing home residents who died

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Mediterranean-Style Villa in Los Angeles Hits Market for $19 Million

A lavish Mediterranean-style villa in the heart of the posh Los Angeles enclave of Beverly Hills has hit the market asking $18.99 million.

Tucked away behind imposing double gates on the city’s famed Sunset Boulevard, the terracotta-hued mansion listed last week with Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Realty.

The eight-bedroom home is “exceptional,” Ms. Mills said in a news release.

A pair of 30-foot high glass and iron doors lead into the home’s opulent two-story foyer, complete with sweeping double staircases. Elsewhere on the ground floor is a formal living room with a fireplace, a family room and a formal

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