Art

A Style Icon: BTS Member J-Hope’s Best Street Style Looks

A Style Icon: BTS Member J-Hope’s Best Street Style Looks

First things first: J-Hope has been serving looks since the very beginning of his career, and that, my friends, is a fact. While his style has definitely evolved since then, it’s clear he’s always had a thing for fashion. I mean, the rest of the members have called him the one with the most luxurious taste in clothes for a reason, right? And he proudly wears the crown, all while looking fabulous. From renowned brands to independent designers, ... Full story

Education

4 In 5 Parents Want It In  NPR

4 In 5 Parents Want It In NPR

More than 80% of parents in the U.S. support the teaching of climate change. And that support crosses political divides, according to the results of an exclusive new NPR/Ipsos poll: Whether they have children or not, two-thirds of Republicans and 9 in 10 Democrats agree that the subject needs to be taught in school. A separate poll of teachers found that they are even more supportive, in theory — 86% agree that climate change should be taught. ... Full story

Economics

Tropical tree losses persist at high levels - BBC News

Tropical tree losses persist at high levels - BBC News

Around 12 million hectares of forest in the world's tropical regions were lost in 2018, equivalent to 30 football fields per minute. While this represents a decline on 2016 and 2017, it is still the fourth highest rate of loss since records began in 2001. Of particular concern is the continued destruction of what are termed primary forests. An area of these older, untouched trees the size of Belgium was lost in 2018. WHY IS THIS NEW DATA ... Full story

Entertainment

PRISTIN’s Kyla, Eunwoo, And Xiyeon Launch Social Media Accounts

PRISTIN’s Kyla, Eunwoo, And Xiyeon Launch Social Media Accounts

PRISTIN’s Kyla, Eunwoo, and Xiyeon now have their own social media accounts! Until now, the members only communicated with fans through the group’s official social media accounts. Kyla became the first PRISTIN member to open a personal account on April 14, followed by Eunwoo and Xiyeon on April 24. View this post on Instagram. ?2019/2016? A post shared by 박시연 (@0_0.1114) on Apr 24, 2019 at 10:25am PDT. Kyla also created a Twitter account on ... Full story

Health

Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus?

Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus?

Image caption China claims to have culled more than one million pigs, but analysts believe the figure may be under-reported. Global pandemics that impact on food supplies are scary things. The latest threat comes from African swine fever, a highly contagious virus with no known cure, and a near zero survival rate for infected pigs. The good news is that the disease is not harmful to human health. The bad news is that it will probably hurt our ... Full story

Law

Park Yoochun’s Lawyer Continues To Deny Drug Use Allegations

Park Yoochun’s Lawyer Continues To Deny Drug Use Allegations

Park Yoochun and his lawyer continue to deny that Park Yoochun took Philopon (a form of methamphetamine). Park Yoochun’s lawyer Kwon Chang Bum has released his first statement since Park Yoochun’s drug test came out positive on April 19. On April 25, the lawyer stated, “The results of the National Forensic Service cannot be denied. However, [Park Yoochun’s] stance that he did not do drugs remains unchanged. There isn’t much time left until the ... Full story

Living

The ToyubomM Daily

The ToyubomM Daily

A selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos recommended by Bom Full story

Politics

Lee Min Ho Begins Final Day As Public Service Worker Before Discharge

Lee Min Ho Begins Final Day As Public Service Worker Before Discharge

Lee Min Ho is making his return after completing his mandatory service! The actor began his mandatory service as a public service worker on May 12, 2017, not being able to serve as an active duty soldier due to injuries from past car accidents. He also completed four weeks of basic military training in March 2018. On April 25 at around 9 a.m. KST, Lee Min Ho arrived at the Suseo Social Welfare Center for his final day of work as a public ... Full story

Sport

TXT Announces Official Fan Club Name

TXT Announces Official Fan Club Name

TXT has chosen an official name for their fan club! On April 25, it was announced that the group’s fan club is called “YOUNG ONE.” The members unanimously selected the name from the many suggestions submitted by fans. The number “0” is pronounced as “young” in Korean, so it means, “We were nothing (0), and then we became one.” “YOUNG ONE” also means “forever” in Korean. What do you think about TXT’s fan club name? Source ( 1 ). How does this ... Full story

Technology

WW2 bomb blown up in Germany after evacuation

WW2 bomb blown up in Germany after evacuation

Image caption The bomb - seen in the lower left - was literally uncovered during construction work. A 250kg (550lb) World War Two bomb caused damage in a German city when it exploded on Wednesday under controlled circumstances. It was discovered in the southern city of Regensburg during construction work. The bomb could not be transported or defused, experts found. So they instead evacuated some 4,500 people in a 1.5km (one mile) radius. ... Full story