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the Italian design guru offering a holiday home fit for a princess

La Poste Vecchia
La Poste Vecchia

Extraordinary times call for ­extraordinary measures, as Marie-Louise Sciò discovered during the Covid-19 lockdown. When Italy became the first European country to be hit by the pandemic, the Rome-based CEO and design director of Pellicano Hotels scooped up her family and took refuge in their hotel, La Posta Vecchia, on the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea. 

It was a homecoming of sorts for Sciò, who had spent part of her childhood living in the 17th century villa. Following two months in residence, she has decided to share it with others as a private villa, rather than re­open

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NASA is offering up to $20,000 to anyone who can design a better space toilet for astronauts sent to the moon

NASA doesn't want more bulky space diapers or big shuttle toilets — so the agency is asking for some help designing its new toilet for astronauts going to the moon.
NASA doesn’t want more bulky space diapers or big shuttle toilets — so the agency is asking for some help designing its new toilet for astronauts going to the moon.

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  • NASA needs a new toilet for going to the moon — one that will work for all astronauts and function both in microgravity and on the lunar surface.

  • The agency is crowdsourcing ideas for the toilet with a “Lunar Loo” challenge. The top prize is $20,000.

  • Historically, most space toilets have been little more than a bag and a hose with a vacuum.

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MasterClass is offering a two-for-one deal for a limited time

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Learn how to cook from Gordon Ramsay himself. (Photo: MasterClass)

We’re inside for a while, folks. And while we know it’s the right thing, it can be challenging. What do you do with the extra time once you’ve organized the cupboards, cleaned the attic, and really truly caught up on paperwork?

One word: learn.

Learn what? you might ask. Well, anything you’ve ever dreamed of

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