In 2018, Where Does Victoria’s Secret Stand?

Image Mirror, mirror: a model reflected during a Victoria’s Secret show casting.CreditBéatrice de Géa for The New York Times The push-up bra may be finally going the way of the corset. The news this week that Jan Singer, the C.E.O. of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie was stepping down — this after a P.R. crisis over transphobic…

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What is melasma?

Melasma is a common pigmentation disorder that causes brown or gray patches to appear on the skin, primarily on the face. The most common areas for melasma to appear on the face include: the bridge of the nose the forehead the cheeks the upper lip Melasma may also appear on other areas of the body,…

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Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?

Lightheadedness is a feeling of faintness, dizziness, or being close to passing out. It can occur alongside vertigo, which affects balance and makes a person feel as though they or their surroundings are spinning. Although lightheadedness and vertigo can feel similar, they have different causes. Experiencing some episodes of lightheadedness is normal. In most cases,…

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City Kitchen: Add a Bit More Green to Your Fall Diet

It’s November, and snow has already fallen in parts of the country. Usually those first snowflakes have people reaching for comforting soups and stews, but some, myself included, may still yearn for lighter fare. Personally, I always want a salad, whatever the weather. There are many interesting cool-weather salad ingredients. Pleasantly bitter greens, like endive,…

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Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size

Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit can be tricky, but doing so will help people to have a better and safer sex life. Condom size is essential for ensuring the condom is effective in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy. Condoms that are too small may break, and condoms…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: What to Eat (Besides the Feast)

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, pre-Thanksgiving edition. I have dinner ideas for you for the week to come, whether you’re traveling, waiting for a wave of family to come in, or just lying low. I have a dessert for you, too: Julia Turshen’s one-bowl, one-pan applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting from her…

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The Thanksgiving Leftovers Everyone Forgets

Even if my shopping is planned with military precision, the days leading up to Thanksgiving always require emergency trips to the store. Once I’m there, the single bunch of sage I came for somehow turns into yet another full bag of groceries. Surrounded by ingredients, I am seized by both anxiety and ambition. Did those…

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The Story of Threatin, a Most Puzzling Hoax Even for 2018

Image CreditShutterstock In April, Jered Threatin began to hold auditions for a backing band. He chose three musicians and told them they would embark on an all-expenses paid European tour with his band, Threatin. The first stop was The Underworld in London. Someone representing Threatin had paid £780 (roughly $1,010) to book it for the…

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Los Angeles Times Names Two Restaurant Critics to Replace Jonathan Gold

The Los Angeles Times has hired two restaurant critics to replace Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic who died of pancreatic cancer in July, at 57. The job will be split between Bill Addison, 46, who has been the national restaurant critic for the website Eater since 2014, and Patricia Escárcega, 38, a food reporter…

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She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

Try as she might, Brittany Kligman couldn’t free herself of a pack-a-day cigarette habit, eight years in duration. And she ached to. She was mortified the time that a taxi driver sniffed as she entered his cab and remarked, “You’re a smoker, huh?” (And she had just showered!) She was getting more sinus infections. Because…

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