Alessandro Mendini, Designer Known for Splash, Is Dead at 87

“I have, sometimes, problems with my objects,” Alessandro Mendini, the Italian designer, architect and editor, once admitted. “Sometimes my objects are aggressive even to me.” Aggressive, brash, free-spirited — those words and more have been applied to Mr. Mendini’s work, large and small. There was, for instance, the Sirfo table (1986), a small side table…

Details

The Internet’s Endless Appetite for Death Video

The video of the Christchurch mosque killings portrays the murder of innocent people from the perspective of their killer, who also used it to disseminate his racist motivations and genocidal worldview. The recording was made with that intention — to spread. This, Facebook said, was among the reasons the company couldn’t quickly eliminate the footage…

Details

Medical News Today: Cystic fibrosis: Existing drug may improve lung function

Researchers say a drug that is already available on the market can help those affected by cystic fibrosis. An antifungal medication may help people with cystic fibrosis. Amphotericin, which is an antifungal medication, might help people with cystic fibrosis fight the chronic bacterial lung infections that tend to occur with this disease, according to a…

Details

Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help

In the coming adventure video game Sea of Solitude, the main character — a young woman named Kay — navigates a partly submerged city as she faces a multitude of red-eyed scaly creatures. None are as terrifying as her own personal demons. As the game progresses, Kay realizes the creatures she is encountering are humans…

Details

Nicole Rivera, Sumit Khatod

Nicole Marie Rivera and Sumit Khatod were married March 23 at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami. Naoko Miyamoto, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. On March 22, the couple took part in a traditional Hindu ceremony led by Pandit Vinod R. Mehta at Maps Backlot…

Details

Judy Chang, Christopher Gayomali

Judy Yung-Ling Chang and Christopher Gerona Gayomali were married March 23 at 501 Union, an events space in Brooklyn. Andrew Joon Lee, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The couple met at the University of California, Irvine, from which they graduated. The bride, who is 33…

Details

Christopher Slye, Jeremy Woolf

Christopher Michael Ray Slye and Jeremy Scott Woolf were married March 22 at Casa De Monte Vista, a private estate in Palm Springs, Calif. Louis J. Woolf, the uncle of Mr. Woolf who became ordained by the American Marriage Ministries for the event, officiated. Until August 2018, Mr. Slye (left), 42, was the retail marketing…

Details

Rebecca Friedman, Zachary Blume

Rebecca Louise Friedman and Zachary Thomas Philip Blume were married March 23 at Korakia Pensione, a resort in Palm Springs, Calif. Rabbi Dov Gartenberg officiated. Ms. Friedman, 32, is a lawyer at Dropbox in San Francisco. She graduated summa cum laude from Whitman College and received a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.…

Details

Jessica Nachman, Eric Wasserstrum

Jessica Eve Nachman and Eric Michael Wasserstrum were married March 23 at the St. Regis New York. Rabbi Michael A. White officiated. The bride, 33, is a trusts and estates lawyer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, a law firm in New York. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale and received a law…

Details