When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers

Compared with their fathers and grandfathers, this generation of men is much more involved at home — showing up at midday school events, coaching soccer and cooking dinner. Yet when the pandemic hit, it was largely mothers who took on the additional child care duties; became remote teachers; and, in large numbers, quit their jobs.…

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Deuxmoi, Instagram’s Biggest Gossip

Did you hear the scoop about Chris Evans? When the 39-year-old actor goes to the local sandwich shop in his Massachusetts hometown, he always orders the same thing: a ham sandwich. Allegedly. An anonymous source recently claimed that Mr. Evans asks for “pickles, tomatoes, a little mustard, and extra mayo” on wheat, with salt and…

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How Parents Can Tame the Stress of Climate Crises

My 3-year-old awoke recently, chirping happily in her bed while it was still dark outside, so I was surprised to see that the clock read 7:45 a.m. Normally, the autumn sun in Northern California would be fairly high by that time. But ash and smoke from raging wildfires dimmed the sun — in what the…

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10 French Movies That Can Transport You to Paris

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. “America is my country, and Paris…

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Exercise After Covid-19? Take It Slow

For the past 20 years, when patients asked me about exercising while recovering from a viral illness like the flu, I gave them the same advice: Listen to your body. If exercise usually makes you feel better, go for it. Covid-19 has changed my advice. Early in the pandemic, as the initial wave of patients…

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Different Styles of Wine Racks for your Home

Wine racks are considered essential accessories that every wine connoisseur should have in their homes. Some take pleasure in planning, designing, and building the entire thing. These racks don’t only add charm inside the house; they are also used for storing wines efficiently and adequately. You may have a massive collection of bottles at home,…

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Latest Hair Color Trend: Neutral Blond

The new shade is closest to a creamy blonde. At the same time, it is not necessary to dye the roots to embody the trend. So, let’s see which shade of blond became the most popular in the fall of 2020? Neutral blond is a mix of warm and cold tones (which is probably why…

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‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic

SPOKANE, Wash. — Shanna Torp has never been uneasy around guns. Her father, a retired trucker, kept a gun in the cab when he was on the road. When Ms. Torp, a debt collector from Post Falls, Idaho, goes camping, she takes a rifle to ward off cougars and bears. But after her mother died…

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AI tool may predict movies’ future ratings

Movie ratings can determine a movie’s appeal to consumers and the size of its potential audience. Thus, they have an impact on a film’s bottom line. Typically, humans do the tedious task of manually rating a movie based on viewing the movie and making decisions on the presence of violence, drug abuse and sexual content.…

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