Waco, Reborn

WACO, Tex. — It’s an unlikely tourist town. A flat, dusty stretch, Waco was until recently best known in Texas as the halfway point between Dallas and Austin, or Baylor University’s college town. Nationally, it was most famous for its proximity to the 51-day standoff between the F.B.I. and Branch Davidians in 1993 that resulted…

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Skin Deep: Felicity Jones on Becoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg

When it comes to her career, the actress Felicity Jones is game for taking on a range of roles, including the fierce Jyn Erso in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in “On the Basis of Sex,” the biopic on the Supreme Court justice that will be out on Dec. 24.…

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Permanent Makeup: Things You Always Wanted to Know

A woman with permanent makeup is ready for any surprises. She looks ideal when it is rainy or snowy, after a night party or a tear-jerker. We decided to learn more about this procedure, how to prepare for it and what to expect from it. 1.  What flaws of appearance can permanent makeup correct? With…

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Medical News Today: Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk

Excess waist fat is common in many people with a high risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a recent European study. New research finds that two-thirds of people at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease have excess belly fat. The study, called EUROASPIRE V, is a survey of cardiovascular disease prevention and diabetes.…

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This is the Only Robe You Should Give to Your Mom

Part of being a Mom is loving robes. A good robe brings her back to your family vacation to Niagara Falls and the Marriott hotel («well isn’t this a nice robe»). It’s her go-to attire for all activities before 8AM, conjuring memories of making Eggos on Saturday morning. It hides ratty old pajamas. In short,…

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Books News: John le Carré’s Next Novel to Land in 2019

George Smiley is not coming back (yet), but John le Carré is. The renowned spy novelist’s next book, “Agent Running in the Field,” will be published in October 2019, his publisher Viking announced today. Le Carré’s most recently published book, “A Legacy of Spies” (2017), featured the first appearance in 27 years by Smiley, an…

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3 Stellar Diet Plans for Healthier Weight Loss

There’s no better way to manage weight than to prepare meal plans that are right for our needs. One thing’s for sure, the success in our journey towards better weight loss will depend greatly on the types of diets we choose. Still, it’s important to tread lightly when it comes to weight loss diets. As…

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The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?

I first came across the word, naturally, by reading ahead of my grade level; at age 10, I was ostentatiously reading my father’s copy of Margaret Mead’s “Coming of Age in Samoa,” the book that had convinced him to become an anthropologist. I asked my mother, what is masturbation? And I remember her answer: “Touching…

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