Why Sleeping with Wet Hair Is a Bad Idea

We often lack time and have to go to bed right after showering and washing your hair. Are we doing the right thing? And why we shouldn’t go to bed with wet hair. Who shouldn’t go to bed with wet hair The question of whether it is possible to go to bed with wet hair…

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As if Thanksgiving Wasn’t Stressful Enough This Year

I was just informed that my sister’s boyfriend will be joining us for Thanksgiving. They’ve been going out for two years. I don’t like him and my other sibling downright hates him. Any other year, we could deal with this fairly easily; we have a big extended family. But this year, only immediate family members…

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Covid Indoors: Scrubbing Surfaces Does Little to Mitigate Threat

HONG KONG — At Hong Kong’s deserted airport, cleaning crews constantly spray baggage trolleys, elevator buttons and check-in counters with antimicrobial solutions. In New York City, workers continually disinfect surfaces on buses and subways. In London, many pubs spent lots of money on intensive surface cleaning to reopen after lockdown — before closing again in…

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Classic and Cosmopolitan: N.Y.C. Restaurants Struggle to Stay Open

It’s never just about the food. From modest ethnic restaurants with dishes redolent of home to classic diners where the sever knows your name and has your order in by the time you’re seated, one of the most appealing item at restaurants around New York isn’t always on the menu: community. That is just one…

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Vermont’s Ski Season, on the Brink

In some ways, it looked as though the pandemic could be good for Vermont’s ski season. With international destinations out of reach and domestic air travel feeling risky, the state had the biggest ski market in the nation — New York and the Northeast corridor — at its doorstep. “For the very first time Vermont…

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It’s Official: Every Celeb Now Has a Beauty Line

When Selena Gomez introduced her makeup brand Rare Beauty earlier this year, she was unable to promote it in person because of Covid. Instead, Ms. Gomez took on a role often delegated to a makeup artist: For Sephora, the brand’s exclusive retailer, she filmed all the education and training videos herself, iPhone in selfie mode,…

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How Do I Make Thanksgiving Grocery Shopping Safer?

So you’ve canceled your Thanksgiving travel plans, quarantined the college student and created a scaled-back, family-only holiday menu. Good job. Now you just need to tackle the food shopping. The crush of grocery store shoppers on the days leading up to Thanksgiving can be maddening in the best of times, but it’s especially stressful this…

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Zillow Surfing Is the Escape We All Need Right Now

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by The New York Times Scrolling through real estate listings in far-flung destinations is a way to visualize an alternate life, whether you’re trying to move or not. Nov. 19, 2020 Millions of people have spent far more time at home than they expected to this year. It’s made many of them daydream…

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He Finished His First Marathon. Then His Arm Felt Weak.

It started to drizzle just moments after the 24-year-old man crossed the finish line of the 2017 New York City Marathon. It was his first marathon, and he felt both elated and exhausted as the medal given for completing the brutal race was draped around his neck. A goody bag containing an energy drink was…

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