Sami & Susu Opens for Takeout in Williamsburg

Headliner Sami & Susu Amir Nathan, who worked at Via Carota and Maison Premiere, and his partner at this new takeout and delivery spot, the chef Jordan Anderson, who cooked at Maison Premiere and Olmsted, are making and delivering food from Maracuja, a bar and restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that closed during the pandemic. The…

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The Lower Your Blood Pressure, the Lower Your Heart Risks

The risk for cardiovascular disease may begin to increase at blood pressure levels well below the currently defined guidelines. A study in JAMA Cardiology included 1,457 people, average age 58, who were free of cardiovascular disease and otherwise quite healthy — they didn’t smoke and had healthy cholesterol and blood glucose levels, and none were…

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Are You Ready to Eat Meat Grown in a Lab?

BILLION DOLLAR BURGERInside Big Tech’s Race for the Future of FoodBy Chase Purdy Human appetites are strange things. Most eaters (I include myself) will salivate at bacon, despite what we know of the waste, squalor and suffering caused by mainstream meat production. Yet when we hear about a new type of “ethical” meat with a…

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Has Pandemic Snacking Lured Us Back to Big Food and Bad Habits?

During a spring conference call, the maker of Oreos and other iconic snacks shared some exciting news with Wall Street analysts. In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, cookie and cracker sales had shot up by nearly 30 percent, a gargantuan leap in the world of groceries. “We executed well in the first quarter,…

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Flushing the Toilet May Fling Coronavirus Aerosols All Over

Here’s one more behavior to be hyper-aware of in order to prevent coronavirus transmission: what you do after you use the toilet. Scientists have found that in addition to clearing out whatever business you’ve left behind, flushing a toilet can generate a cloud of aerosol droplets that rises nearly three feet. Those droplets may linger…

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Givenchy Names Matthew M. Williams as New Creative Director

Samir HusseinGetty Images Givenchy has tapped Matthew M. Williams as the new creative director of Givenchy. The Chicago-born designer is the seventh individual to helm the iconic French fashion label, following Clare Waight Keller, who departed the brand in April 2020 after becoming the first woman to hold the title, bringing a ladylike charm and…

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Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee on What Pride Means Now

This article is part of our latest Pride special report, featuring L.G.B.T.Q. voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times. With protests in the streets and a pandemic ravaging the country, three prominent L.G.B.T.Q. authors consider Pride in 2020. Jericho Brown is the author of “The Tradition,” winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize…

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The Dress Codes of the Uprising

Amid all the marches and protests for social justice that took place over the weekend, as they have every day since George Floyd was killed while in police custody on May 25, two stood out: the thousands dressed in white who thronged Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on Sunday in support of black trans lives; and,…

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Tips for Choosing Anti-Age Cosmetics

Cosmetics cannot remove deep wrinkles and serious creases on the skin, but it can make the skin tighter and more elastic. Today we will tell you how to choose cosmetics for middle-aged skin. How to cleanse the face Cleansing is the first and most important point in the daily ritual of self-care. Dermatologists recommend washing…

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