Mary Boone Is Not Done

When Mary Boone learned, back in 2012, that she was under investigation for tax fraud, she called a woman who had been sent to prison for financial crimes. That’s how she wound up across from Martha Stewart at Bottega del Vino, a fancy restaurant and wine bar around the corner from the Plaza Hotel. They…

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the…

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The $60 Trench Coat You’ll Want to Add to Your Collection

Spring is officially here, so it’s finally time to pack away your fleece-lined tights, snow boots, and winter puffer coats. Rejoice and break out the season’s #1 topper, your trench coat, a style that makes you feel somewhere between an Olsen twin in Winning London and an Olivia Pope type crisis-managing the nation’s capitol. The…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Easy, Versatile, Fantastic

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I was so delighted by all the sauce-related email I received in response to last week’s newsletter: You love your sauces, and I see you. We’re going to dive right into the recipes this week, but just two small things before we do: I was honored to judge…

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How can you make your period come faster?

Some people want their period to arrive before an important event, deadline week, or an upcoming camping trip. There are a few things they can try to make their period come faster. There are no guaranteed ways to make a period arrive immediately or within a day or two. However, around the time their period…

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Trilobites: Injecting Marshmallow Peeps With Fungi, for Science

It’s science time in Candy Land. On Twitter this week, a scientist at West Virginia University shared his latest experiment: Sugar-coated marshmallow bunnies inoculated with a dozen kinds of fungi, and thousands of people are eager to see the results. But why? Welcome to the weird world of #fungalpeeps in which Matthew Kasson, the mycologist…

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Encounters: Aml Ameen Competes in a Poetry Slam

Aml Ameen stamped his feet against the cold outside the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. It was Wednesday, which meant an open mic poetry slam, and Mr. Ameen, 33, who stars in “Yardie,” a British crime drama directed by Idris Elba, wanted to make his slam debut. “I may not become the greatest poet who ever lived,”…

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Anna Sorokin’s Stylist, Anastasia Walker, on Her Designer Trial Looks

Anna Sorokin, alias Anna Delvey, looked more like a millennial shopper on Mercer Street than an accused criminal in Manhattan Supreme Court this week. While many defendants alter their appearance to imply their old, nefarious ways are far behind, the alleged grifter—who reportedly duped Manhattanites into believing she was a German heiress for nearly four…

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