Rent the Runway Now Valued at $1 Billion With New Funding

Rent the Runway, the company known for lending designer dresses to women for special occasions, has received a new round of financing that increased its valuation to the unicorn level of $1 billion. The valuation announced on Thursday is a milestone for Rent the Runway, which was founded a decade ago and has been working…

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Medical News Today: Is popcorn a healthy snack?

Popcorn can either be good or bad for a person’s health, depending on what goes into making it. On its own, without any added sugar or salt, popcorn makes a nutritious, healthful snack. Popcorn is a type of corn kernel that, when people heat it, it pops to become light and fluffy. Popcorn contains plenty…

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Yes, You Can Play With Your Clothes

Image Paco Rabanne, spring 2019CreditFirstview Eighteen months ago, Alexandra Connell, who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, introduced the online marketplace Patti & Ricky, which bills itself as “fashion for people of all abilities.” Among the products is a line of “discreet” sliding bead fidget jewelry from Love Dawne aimed at those with A.D.H.D. and anxiety…

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Seduced by Singapore’s Charismatic Orchids

It’s like being hit with a ton of … blossoms. “The Orchid Show: Singapore,” the New York Botanical Garden’s 17th annual orchid extravaganza, running through April 28, features the natural species and hybridized sensations of Southeast Asia — upward of 70 percent of the display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Thousands of them, in…

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12 Reasons Why You Need Another Slip Dress

Courtesy of brands Ahh, the ’90s. If there’s one article of clothing that has become synonymous with the golden era of fashion, music, and pop culture, it’s the slip dress. The delicate, silky garment was once seen as a fashion faux pas—a risqué lingerie piece worn only in the comfort of your home—but when industry…

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