How do professional football players perform under immense pressure?

IMAGE: The researchers from KU Leuven/SciSports illustrated how the mental pressure evolves during the season, in this case for the English club Everton. view more  Professional football players need to keep a cool head during a match, but some are better at this than others. Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be immune to pressure, while Neymar’s performance…

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The Best Looks From Milan Fashion Week Fall 2019

With heavy hitters like Versace, Prada, Fendi and Gucci, Milan doesn’t play when it comes to fashion. Unless they’re playing The Price Is Right, which is what happened at Moschino’s game-show-slash-runway extravaganza. During Milan Fashion Week supermodels are groomed and future it-bags make their debut. The week is run by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana—a…

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Where the World’s Chefs Want to Eat

HONG KONG — Yardbird is not the world’s best restaurant. But if you were to pool the world’s best modern restaurant trends and traits — the polished technique of Tokyo, the sophisticated warmth of Sydney, the design acumen of Copenhagen, the nose-to-tail ethos of San Francisco, the tattooed bartenders and strong drinks of Berlin, the beautiful…

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Bill Jenkins, Who Tried to Halt Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Dies at 73

Bill Jenkins, a government epidemiologist who tried to expose the unethical Tuskegee syphilis study in the 1960s and devoted the rest of his career to fighting racism in health care, died on Feb. 17 in Charleston, S.C. He was 73. His wife, Dr. Diane Rowley, said the cause was complications of sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease.…

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Medical News Today: What to know about back pain in pregnancy

Along with nausea, fatigue, and swollen feet, most women experience back pain at some points during pregnancy. Pregnancy-related back pain typically affects the lower back. According to one review that looked into the complaint, low-back pain affects more than two-thirds of women during pregnancy. Back pain can also arise near the center of the back…

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Front Burner: Learn How to Make Vegan Mexican Food

Most of the classes at the De Gustibus Cooking School — held in a kitchen setting at Macy’s Herald Square — are demonstrations, but there are also hands-on classes and some given in restaurant kitchens. Next month Chris Owens, the former chef de cuisine at Bar Verde and now the director of innovation and product…

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Front Burner: Overproofed Gin for Your Martini

Navy-strength describes a category of gin that’s overproof, that is, more than the standard 40 percent alcohol for most spirits (and sometimes meaning more than 50 percent). “But why Navy?” you may ask as you sip your gin and tonic. In the British Navy, the shipboard gin supplies traditionally included casks, usually from sherry-making, that…

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Front Burner: A Memoir to Whet the Appetite

The book “Savage Feast,” by Boris Fishman, has descriptions of meals and food throughout, along with 25 recipes. But it’s not a cookbook. The book is a tightly written page-turner about the author’s childhood in Minsk, his extended family and their odyssey from Belarus to New York (via Vienna and Rome in the 1980s) as…

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Front Burner: Danish Licorice Ready to Entice

Licorice is a favorite flavor in Scandinavian countries; unless you belong to the cohort that cannot bear it, you should keep it in mind as you explore Nordic cuisines. In Denmark, Johan Bulow is a confectioner who has achieved some renown for his Lakrids. His products start with fresh licorice root that he sweetens and…

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Watch the Dior Fall/Winter 2019 Show Live

The Dior FW 2019 show is set to air on February 26 in Paris, France at 8:30 AM EST. See every look, live below: