The CEO striving to make vintage, secondhand clothing as popular as fast fashion

Estelle Sidler

This is an installment in a special series, Startup Year One, interviewing startup founders about the major lessons they learned in the immediate aftermath of their businesses’ first year of operation.



a person smiling for the camera: Thrilling CEO and Founder Shilla Kim-Parker.


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Thrilling CEO and Founder Shilla Kim-Parker.

A Harvard College and Harvard Business School graduate, Shilla Kim-Parker launched her career as an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan. Kim-Parker went on to lead the strategy and business development group at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where she helped launch new business verticals including fashion, publishing, visual arts, food, and consulting.

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Driven by environmental concerns, Kim-Parker saw an opportunity to create a space that would aid in the reduction of pollution in the fashion landscape. Passionate with a desire to help local small businesses—which are majority-owned by women—survive in a fiercely competitive, digital-first world by reaching new consumers worldwide, Parker cofounded retail startup Thrilling

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Tiny But Powerful Desktop Computers to Save Space

Estelle Sidler

Laptops and tablets have become the most popular types of computer, but desktops still offer more power, more flexibility if you ever want to upgrade, and a lower price point. But what if you don’t have room for a big tower? Mini-desktops have become a shockingly viable solution.



a close up of a computer monitor keyboard and mouse: Plug it into a separate monitor for all the power at a fraction of the cost of an all-in-one desktop.


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Plug it into a separate monitor for all the power at a fraction of the cost of an all-in-one desktop.



a close up of a computer: Small desktops require significantly less power wattage than their full size counterparts.


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Small desktops require significantly less power wattage than their full size counterparts.

Mini-desktops are super small computers, a sort of in-between zone with laptops on one side and desktops on the other. Mini-desktops will allow some upgrades (usually RAM and storage disks), offer lots of ports, and allow you to swap out peripherals like keyboards, mice, and monitors.



a close up of a computer: This option has the capacity to run large-scale applications like video games and design programs.


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This option has the capacity to run large-scale applications like video games

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Best PlayStation Plus deals 2020: cheap PS Plus membership

Estelle Sidler



a screenshot of a video game: Best PlayStation Plus deals 2020: cheap PlayStation Plus membership


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Best PlayStation Plus deals 2020: cheap PlayStation Plus membership

With much of the world still avoiding going out due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there’s never been a better time  – or a better excuse – to enjoy the latest Playstation games. Even better, with a PlayStation Plus membership you can engage in epic online multiplayer battles and grab free games! Membership to PlayStation Plus costs £50/$60 per year but we’ve found deals of up to 50% off.

As you’ll see below, we’ve scoured the internet for the very best PlayStation Plus membership deals to save you money. You’ll find a handy price comparison below, along with some unmissable deals. Yes, there are shorter subscriptions – but the 12 month option offer the best value by far.

Read on and we’ll explain all the exciting benefits of PlayStation Plus – including how to get free games

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School girls encourage people donate gadgets to help needy students

Estelle Sidler



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A group of five girls in Chandigarh have taken an initiative to collect electronic devices from people as donations for In an effort to help needy students to attend online classes. Speaking to ANI, Saachi Ahuja, one of the girls said, “We’ve given gadgets to 21 girls. It’s helping them to attend online classes as schools are closed.” These school-going teenagers have come together to encourage youngsters to donate their gadgets like mobile phones and laptops for underprivileged girls who cannot afford these gadgets for online learning.

It has been almost four months that all the schools have been closed due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown which has pushed students to opt for e-learning. Under the initiative ‘Prerna – for you and us’, these girls approach the youngsters to donate gadgets and provide the same to underprivileged girls. These girls have also been

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FUJIFILM Brings Speed with the XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens; More Info at B&H Photo Video

Estelle Sidler

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — B&H is pleased to announce the FUJIFILM XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens for its X System of mirrorless digital cameras. This 76mm-equivalent prime lens is clearly characterized by its impressively fast f/1 maximum aperture, which benefits working in low-light conditions and also helps to achieve shallow depth of field and selective focus effects. This bright design pairs with the short telephoto focal length and rounded nine-blade diaphragm to realize an ideal lens for portraiture, fashion, and other applications where isolating subject matter with depth of field is desired.

FUJIFILM XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1583635-REG/fujifilm_xf_50mm_f_1_r.html

Key Features

  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 76mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element

Beyond just speed, the 50mm f/1 also features an advanced optical design that includes one aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion elements to reduce a variety of aberrations and

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