8 Ways to Avoid Buying a Bad Mattress

Mattress retailers offer deep discounts around Presidents’ Day, which can make it a good time to ditch your old bed for a dreamier option. To help you find one you’ll be happy sleeping on for the long haul, here are eight tips from bedding and medical experts on what to ask about and what to…

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Medical News Today: What causes dark urine?

Urine consists of excess water and waste products that the kidneys filter from the blood. It can range from pale yellow to dark amber depending on the ratio of water to waste products. Many things can affect the color of urine. Most of these are harmless, but a change in color can sometimes signal a…

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23 High-Waisted Bikinis Because You’re Probably Ready for a Vacation

A little retro, a little modern, high-waisted bikinis are a stylish swimwear choice from getaways to pool parties and every warm-weather destination in between. Offering a chic reveal of skin and a little more coverage than itsy-bitsy Brazilian cuts and stringy sets, these two pieces nip in at the waist for a figure-flattering effect that…

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Our Favorite Picks From Something Navy’s Latest Collab With Nordstrom

Courtesy Even if you’re not one of Arielle Noa Charnas 1.2 million followers on Instagram, you can’t deny that the influencer nails classic style. Her coats always fit perfectly so perfect it might actually be witchcraft. She brought the same magic to her collaboration with Nordstrom, and her February collection has everything you need to…

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Q&A: A Tree Grows in — Well, You Don’t Want to Know

Q. At my uncle’s farm, many years ago, there was a plum tree growing near the outhouse. The family never ate that fruit. Was that precaution necessary? A. Maybe not. The tree would not have carried any disease-causing microbes from root to fruit. People have long planted fruit trees where outhouses used to be and…

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What and when can a fetus hear?

People often wonder if a fetus can hear while in the womb. Many expectant parents will speak to or play music for a developing fetus. Evidence suggests that the auditory system starts forming at the 18th week of pregnancy and continues to develop until the baby is between 5 and 6 months of age. Everything…

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Birkenstock Has a New Shoe—See 8 Ways We’re Styling it

Liza Boone As summer’s classic generation-spanning sandal, a Birkenstock is always a good idea—and this spring a totally new silhouette is joining the bunch. The Yao takes the brand’s slip-on-and-wear-with-anything vibe to even more versatile levels. Whether for brunch, vacation, or your average Tuesday, these slim-strapped sandals are just the addition your wardrobe has been…

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No Recipes Required

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I absolutely have to show you NYT Cooking’s newest baby, born on Tuesday evening and weighing in at 38 adorable meals. It’s “You Don’t Need a Recipe,” a collection of no-recipe recipes drawn from our boss Sam Sifton’s enormously popular newsletter. Each one is a dish you could…

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