Surge In Diamond Sales Due To The Coronavirus?

Bella Breakdown Millions of people in America are worried about their finances with many losing their jobs in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic but some are focusing funds on diamonds. There is a surge in diamond sales with restless rich people buying jewels amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing mandates put an end to live auctions and pushing auction houses to sell online, leaving the future of jewelry sales uncertain. Though there was some reasonable uncertainty Bloomberg says that the shift to online sales has led to more people buying collectible jewelry now more than ever. Sotheby’s auction house...

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Hottest Month Ever

Oh look, my sneakers are melting. I don’t think I could live in a world without air conditioning. I already have a high resting body temperature, so when you combine that with high ambient temperatures, I fry like a blintz. This past summer, especially, was absolutely brutal, and not just for me either. The summer of 2019 has gone on the record as the hottest months in the history of… well, ever. There have never been hotter months than June and July of 2019. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the global temperature averaged at 62.13 degrees...

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Top 2020 Vacations

A land of wonders both ancient and modern. Thailand is known to some as the “land of smiles.” Originally, they gave themselves this name because it sounds really good in advertising and on post cards. After a while, though, the name stuck, not because of how fitting of an advertising moniker it is, but because people discovered that it’s a beautiful country full of smiling people. One of the most interesting things about Thailand is the dichotomy in its settings. In this one country you can find pristine tropical beaches and fascinating ruins, as well as sprawling cities and...

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When Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded?

Oh look, my sneakers are melting. I don’t think I could live in a world without air conditioning. I already have a high resting body temperature, so when you combine that with high ambient temperatures, I fry like a blintz. This past summer, especially, was absolutely brutal, and not just for me either. The summer of 2019 has gone on the record as the hottest months in the history of… well, ever. There have never been hotter months than June and July of 2019. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the global temperature averaged at 62.13 degrees...

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Embarrassing Workout Questions Finally Answered

Bella Breakdown For people who aren’t the most fit going to the gym is a very intimidating activity. However, when you do manage to get a good workout in, questions begin to arise about certain things that you may know nothing about. To help you, here are the answers to some of your most embarrassing questions. Why do my workout clothes smell so bad? The smell of your workout clothes doesn’t necessarily mean you stink. “Odor doesn’t come from the sweat itself; it comes from the bacteria that break down the sweat,” said Katie Horwitch, a New York City-based...

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