Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were given a tiny pair of Ugg boots and a toy kangaroo as their first royal baby gifts

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex look at a plush kangaroo with Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove and wife Lynne Cosgrove at Admiralty Housebush hats with Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynne Cosgrove at Admiralty House on October 16, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have received their first baby gifts.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were presented with a stuffed kangaroo toy and a pair of tiny Ugg boots by Australia’s Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynn.
The royal couple is in Australia on their first official royal tour since they married in May.
They’ve already met a 98-year-old royal superfan and a rather indifferent koala bear.
You can read all of INSIDER’s coverage of the royal tour here.

In case you missed it, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in Australia on their first official royal tour since they married in May.

Kensington Palace announced on Monday that Meghan is pregnant and the pair is expecting their first child in Spring 2019.

So far on their trip Down Under, the Duke and Duchess have met an indifferent koala and a not-so-indifferent 98-year-old royal superfan, who has met Prince Harry on his last three trips to the country.

Now, the couple has been presented with their very first baby gifts by Australia’s Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynn.

The Cosgroves gave the royal couple a stuffed kangaroo and an adorably-small pair of Ugg boots.

Here they are handing over the gifts:

Harry and Meghan have been give a kangaroo and its Joey. Our first baby gift! Exclaims Meghan.

— Rebecca English (@RE_DailyMail) October 15, 2018

“Our first baby gift!” Meghan can be heard exclaiming in the video, while the prince describes the boots as “awesome.”

The Duke and Duchess’ royal tour will also see them visit Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand.

They are following in the footsteps of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, who went on their first royal tour to Australia and New Zealand in 1983.

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13 biological factors that make you attracted to someone

Attraction is an unintelligible thing. Sometimes there’s no telling what brings you close to one person over another, or what it was that made you realise you can’t stop thinking about them.

There are those who are conventionally good looking, but it’s actually very subjective whether you fancy someone or not. It can come down to a mixture of biological, psychological, and experience-based factors, and no two people are going to agree on what’s attractive and what isn’t.

Here are some of the most common reasons people are biologically drawn to each other.

1. Smell

A study this year found women with certain scents are more attractive to men. It turns out they were most appealing when they had high oestrogen and low progesterone levels. This balance of hormones indicates high female fertility, the researchers explained, so it makes sense that men would find women more attractive while they are at this stage.

2. Diet

What you eat could also have an impact on how attractive you are. A small study from 2017 found that women were more attracted to sweaty men who ate diets high in produce than men who had more refined carbs like pasta and bread. Essentially, the researchers concluded, when we eat healthy, we might smell healthy too.

3. Fertility

Being fertile doesn’t just make you smell attractive, but it can affect how you look too. One study from a few years ago found that men would rate women’s faces and voices as more attractive when their progesterone levels were low and oestrogen levels were high.

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A Chinese vlogger was detained for 5 days for live-streaming her goofy performance of the national anthem

yang kaili li ge national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 21-year-old video star, live-streamed herself giving an exaggerated rendition of the Chinese national anthem, waving her arms around like a conductor.
Chinese officials deemed the move “disrespectful” and detained her for five days, according to Reuters.
Yang was detained under China’s National Anthem Law, which mandates up to 15 days in jail for people who “play or sing the national anthem in a distorted or disrespectful way.”
Yang has also been banned from live-streaming in the future. She has likely lost a lot of money from that.

A Chinese video star was detained for five days and banned from all video platforms for live-streaming herself singing her country’s national anthem while flailing her arms around, which officials deemed “disrespectful.”

Yang Kaili, 21, posted a video of herself humming military music and singing the first line of the Chinese national anthem — the “March of the Volunteers” — on October 7, according to Inkstone News, a subsidiary of the South China Morning Post.

While singing the anthem Yang can be seen waving her arms around, as if she were conducting an orchestra. Then she says: “Hello, good evening, comrades,” and laughs.

Chinese officials were not impressed. Shortly after Yang’s published her video, police in Shanghai detained her for five days for being “disrespectful to the national anthem,” Reuters reported. It’s not clear when Yang was taken into and released from detention.

Although Huya, the site Yang used to live-stream her singing, has removed the original video and banned Yang’s account, the video has been preserved elsewhere. Watch it here:

(For reference, the regular Chinese national anthem can be heard in this video by the country’s state-run CGTN news network.)

Yang, who also goes by the name Li Ge, was detained under China’s “National Anthem Law,” which was introduced last year to ensure nobody disrespected the anthem, …read more

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A former Googler who started losing his hair in his 20s and founded a company to help other men facing a similar fate now wants to help the 38 million people living with migraines

Demetri (L) _ Steven (R)

Thirty Madison, the company behind hair loss startup Keeps, is expanding into migraine treatments.
The company on Tuesday raised a $15.25 million series A, bringing its total funding to $22.75 million.
Investors have poured more than $600 million into companies that promise to bring care directly to patients in the past year alone.

A company that got its start helping men prevent hair loss is now expanding into migraines.

Thirty Madison, the company behind hair-loss brand Keeps, is calling the new business Cove, and it’ll focus on treatments used to prevent migraines or help lessen their duration and severity. About 38 million people in the U.S. have migraines each year.

Thirty Madison, which is based in New York, on Tuesday also raised $15.25 million in a series A led by Maveron and Northzone. In total, the company has raised $22.75 million.

Healthcare startups like Thirty Madison are increasingly expanding into new treatment areas. Simple Contacts, whose first business provides eye exams and ships contact lenses, is moving into birth control. Ro, the startup behind men’s health company Roman now wants to help you quit smoking through a new business called Zero.

“At the core, what we’re trying to do with Thirty Madison is expand access to specialized care and make the treatments more affordable,” co-founder Demetri Karagas told Business Insider.

Growing beyond Keeps

Thirty Madison began operating in January 2018 with the launch of Keeps, a startup that connects men to doctors who specialize in treating hair loss and then ships medication to those men directly. The medications–generic versions of the hair loss treatments Rogaine and Propecia–cost between $10 and $35 a month.

The idea sparked from co-founder Steven Gutentag, who while working at Google, didn’t know where to turn when he started noticing his hairline receding in …read more

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