Area Man Nails Audition to Be an ASOS Video Model

A fashion disruptor is among us. Meet Andrew Cushing, a Brooklyn-based creative director who just released an incredibly dead-on audition tape to be a video models for ASOS. Kendall Jenner, or the model ASOS books that looks just like her, is at home shaking. Supermodel Cushing somehow captures the aloofness of a human who doesn’t…

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The Jewelry You Made at Summer Camp Just Got Fancy. Like $1,970 Fancy

Courtesy Lurex multi-stone bracelet and necklace set Carolina Bucci net-a-porter.com $1,970.00 Summer camp is a magical place. It’s a national treasure important enough to merit its own This American Life episode, and any adult who attended will gush about cabin mates and crushes alike. The friendships last a lifetime, continuing to exist as intermittent, but…

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Tombstone Tourism’s Last Stop, a Plot of Your Own in Vienna

Vienna’s No. 71 tram leaves from outside the old Vienna Stock Exchange building in the city’s central district, and reaches the end of the line 40 minutes later, at the gates of the Vienna Central Cemetery. The 71 has ridden this route since the early 1900s, when it replaced the horse trams that had transported…

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Stress Tied to Heart Disease, Especially in People Under 50

Stress may increase the risk for heart disease, especially in younger people. Researchers writing in BMJ used Swedish data on 136,637 people diagnosed with stress-related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress reaction and others. They compared them with 171,314 unaffected siblings, and with 1,366,370 people in the general population without a stress disorder diagnosis.…

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17 Father-to-Be Gift Ideas That Will Make Him Feel Prepared

With a little chonk on the way, soon-to-be dads have a lot on their minds. So what better time to give them a meditation headset than before the baby arrives? With Father’s Day around the corner (it’s on June 16, people!), spoil the guy with things that will make him feel prepared. We’ve rounded up…

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What to Cook: Recipes for Now

Good morning. I’m just back from the Florida Keys, north of Key Largo, white sand beneath green water pouring on the tide. I was on some kind of Travis McGee trip down there, a knight-errant out in the mangrove wilderness, trying to figure out my relationship to society and all its trappings, to credit cards…

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Why Do 4-Year-Olds Love Talking About Death?

[Click here to get NYT Parenting in your inbox once a week.] When our older daughter was 4, it seemed like she was asking us about death constantly. These questions were apropos of nothing; we hadn’t had a death in the family or lost a pet. What was jarring was her matter-of-fact tone. We’d be…

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Medical News Today: Study debunks 3 common sleep myths

New research dispels some common sleep myths that prevent people from getting adequate rest and that may lead to health problems in the long run. Debunking common sleep myths is key for our overall health, suggests new research. Over a third of adults in the United States do not get enough sleep, according to the…

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Generation Grandparent: Anna Quindlen’s ‘Life in the 60s’

Women now in their 60s, women who had careers and kids, can be forgiven for feeling like they grew up with Anna Quindlen even if, like me, we never met her. That’s because we read “Life in the 30s,” the column she began writing for this newspaper in 1986. Like many of us, she graduated…

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