23 Fresh Updates on the Classic Straw Hat

Whether you’re a Panama hat kind of gal or prefer an extra-floppy style á la Jacquemus, nothing says vacation quite like a straw hat. Diving into a beach read? Grab a hat. Floating on a pool raft? Hat. Snapping a ‘living my best life’ boat selfie? Besides a glass of rosé, nothing’s more integral to…

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Medical News Today: Tips to increase stamina

Stamina describes a person’s ability to sustain physical and mental activity. People with low mental stamina may find it difficult to focus on tasks for long periods and become distracted easily. People with low physical stamina may tire when walking up a flight of stairs, for example. Having low stamina often causes a person to…

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Mind: To Improve Memory, Tune It Like an Orchestra

Anyone above a certain age who has drawn a blank on the name of a favorite uncle, a friend’s phone number or the location of a house key understands how fragile memory is. Its speed and accuracy begin to slip in one’s 20s and keep slipping. This is particularly true for working memory, the mental…

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A Conversation With…: Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

Last fall, the MacArthur Foundation announced their annual “genius awards.” One name in particular stood out: Gregg Gonsalves, 55, an assistant professor of microbial diseases at the Yale School of Public Health. In the 1980s, Dr. Gonsalves was a leading member of the AIDS advocacy group Act Up; he went on to found or support…

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A Savory Tart for a Fickle Season

The weather can be capricious this time of year, but this savory tart, adapted from the food writer Anna Jones’s new vegetarian cookbook, “The Modern Cook’s Year” (Abrams, 2019), suits any shade of spring. Store-bought puff pastry is topped with mustard-spiked crème fraîche, swirls of zucchini, custardy eggs and an abundance of fresh greens. A…

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Dôen’s Aspirational Vision of Motherhood Has a Cult Following

Everyone loves a bargain, but it takes a special kind of enthusiasm to attend a mobbed sample sale a mere week after giving birth. Amber Hay, a 34-year-old director of product and development at a beauty accessories company, was still wearing a pair of hospital-issued postpartum underwear when she made her way to Dôen’s New…

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How Gold’s Horseradish Came to Be a Passover Staple

WASHINGTON — Jason Gold was in a tizzy. He was peeling a huge horseradish root, but it didn’t seem fresh, which led him to question whether it had been kept cold at the supermarket. “Milk can be only a few days out of the cow and goes bad if it isn’t kept refrigerated,” he said. “Same…

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The Diagnosis Is Alzheimer’s. But That’s Probably Not the Only Problem.

Allan Gallup, a retired lawyer and businessman, grew increasingly forgetful in his last few years. Eventually, he could no longer remember how to use a computer or the television. Although he needed a catheter, he kept forgetting and pulling it out. It was Alzheimer’s disease, the doctors said. So after Mr. Gallup died in 2017…

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Model Finn Buchanan Wants to Be One of Fashion’s Good Guys

Finn Buchanan flops into a chair like he’s been on his feet for a year. It’s raining in Paris, and both of us are a little floaty from the grueling thrill of Fashion Month. Buchanan has walked 11 shows in as many days and would have done more, if pesky French labor laws didn’t preclude…

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Shopping Guide: Shopping for Mugs

For many of us, savoring a cup of coffee is the only way to start the day. But that requires more than carefully choosing the beans and the brewing equipment. You need the right mug. “A good coffee mug is going to enhance your whole experience,” said Emily Davis, the director of education at Counter…

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