Designed for Serenity, With Nature in Mind

This article is part of a new series on Visionaries. The New York Times selected people from all over the world who are pushing the boundaries of their fields, from science and technology to culture and sports. As city dwellers seek to soften the expanding urban jungle around them, architects are working harder to incorporate…

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Fashion’s Latest Trend: Eco Bragging Rights

Of all the trends that emerged from fashion month, the four-week-long circuit of ready-to-wear shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris that ended last week, the one that trumped all others was neither a skirt length nor a color nor a borrowed reference. It dominated runways in every single city; it became so ubiquitous…

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The Hardest Part of Home Schooling Was the Guilt

That morning, the door of the testing room was propped open, allowing for sunlight and a line of students and parents to snake inside from out on the sidewalk. We were waiting for the results of the math placement test that would let us know how our child’s high school career would begin. It felt…

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Get a Dog, Live Longer?

People who own dogs live longer, a new review of studies suggests. And the benefits may be particularly pronounced in those who have already had a heart attack or other serious heart problems. Dog ownership has been associated with a decrease in the risk of cardiovascular disease, but until now studies of its effect on…

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Are ‘Closet Accounts’ the Future of Fashion Journalism?

ImageA screenshot from a post on @lorengrayoutfits, an Instagram closet account dedicated to the 17-year-old singer and beauty influencer Loren Gray. Loren Gray is a 17-year-old singer and beauty influencer. Her YouTube channel has 3.6 million subscribers. (On TikTok and Instagram, she has even more fans.) They follow her every move — the video uploads,…

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Scientists Designed a Drug for Just One Patient. Her Name Is Mila.

A new drug, created to treat just one patient, has pushed the bounds of personalized medicine and has raised unexplored regulatory and ethical questions, scientists reported on Wednesday. The drug, described in the New England Journal of Medicine, is believed to be the first “custom” treatment for a genetic disease. It is called milasen, named…

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Inside the Pizza Convention, the Cheesiest Event in Atlantic City

Early one morning last month, Scott Wiener pressed his face up to a slice of pizza and inhaled. He held it aloft, checking its floppy bottom — “looking under the hood” is what he calls this well-practiced move — then daintily tore off a puffy pinch of crust. Mr. Wiener, a Pizza Today magazine columnist…

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The Advanced Style of Orchard Street’s Old-School Men’s Shops

ImageAt Cougar Italian Fashions, one of a dwindling number of old-school retail establishments on Orchard Street. CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times True story: A few weeks ago I was at Totokaelo, trying on a black Bode lace overshirt, attempting to rationalize the $500-or-so price tag. It didn’t help that in the fitting room next…

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Medical News Today: What are the best foods to aid digestion?

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