Drink a Pint, Waste Less Food

In all his years in the beer industry, Keith McAvoy had never taken much professional interest in Coco Pops. From time to time, Mr. McAvoy, who runs the craft brewery Seven Brothers in Manchester, England, would raid his children’s supply of the chocolate-flavored breakfast cereal for “a cheeky bowl” or two — though only, he…


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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk for dementia, a new study has found. Androgen deprivation therapy, or A.D.T., is used to treat prostate cancer of varying degrees of severity. It can significantly reduce the risk for cancer progression and death. The study, in JAMA Network Open, included 154,089 men whose…


I Want to Dress Like a Cool Dad This Summer

I would be lying if I said I haven’t clowned my dad for making a few fashion faux pas in his heyday (you have too, don’t lie). I mean, calf-length cargo shorts? Oversized baseball jerseys and those BBQ sandals? He had it coming. But little did I know my father’s practical approach to fashion would…


‘Filters Off!’ Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse in Chile

The 52 Places Traveler As the shadow of the moon swept across the Atacama Desert, the 52 Places Traveler stood celestially transfixed. July 3, 2019 Image Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. Before watching the solar eclipse in Chile on Tuesday, he visited Salvador,…


When Santa Goes on Vacation

SURFACING Meet the Santas and Mrs. Clauses who live every day like it’s Christmas — even in July. Text by Aaron Reiss Photographs by Chris Maggio Image Santa Jim Lunn and his wife Annette take it easy on the top deck.CreditChris Maggio for The New York Times During the Christmas season, Santa may circle the…


New Weapons Against Cancer: Millions of Bacteria Programmed to Kill

Scientists have used genetically reprogrammed bacteria to destroy tumors in mice. The innovative method one day may lead to cancer therapies that treat the disease more precisely, without the side effects of conventional drugs. The researchers already are scrambling to develop a commercial treatment, but success in mice does not guarantee that this strategy will…


The Legend of Moe’s Books

Moe Moskowitz, the co-founder of Moe’s Books in Berkeley, was known for a lot of things: his omnipresent cigars; his appalling dancing (sometimes to Cab Calloway on the store’s turntable); his political activism; and especially the way he held court at the cash register, riffing like Jackie Mason at a Friars Club podium. The more…


Louis Vuitton and Artist Alex Israel Debut a Limited-Edition Scarf Collection

Courtesy of Louis Vuitton Put away the neutrals, everyone, because summer’s here, and that means it’s time to break out the bold and bright colors. And Louis Vuitton’s latest vibrant offering is just what you need to shield yourself from the heat in style. The luxury fashion house debuted a collab with multimedia artist and…


Keanu Reeves Is Whatever You Want Him to Be

When Keanu Reeves walked onstage at a video game conference in Los Angeles in June, Peter Sarkisyan marveled at how the actor seemed to transcend his earthly form. Maybe it was Mr. Reeves’s lanky silhouette, shrouded in a cloud of smoke. Or, perhaps, it was the connection he felt with the actor, who, like Mr.…