California Has Officially Gone Fur-Free

Edward BerthelotGetty Images California is the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of animal fur products. Following city-wide bans in both San Francisco and Los Angeles, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills over the weekend to fight animal cruelty in The Golden State, including AB44 outlawing the sale, manufacture, and…

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Fondue Flavor, but Make It Pie

LONDON — The combination of wine and cheese is one that I particularly cherish. Often, instead of dinner or as a bedtime snack, I see my day off with a glass of Chianti and chunk of Parmesan or mature pecorino. I am obviously not the first to discover the power couple that is wine and cheese,…

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Sulli, South Korean K-Pop Star and Actress, Is Found Dead

ImageSulli, a former member of the South Korean girl group f(x), left the band in 2015 to pursue a solo career.CreditYONHAP, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The actress, singer and former K-pop band member Sulli, 25, was found dead in her home on Monday, the police said. Sulli’s manager found her while checking her…

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Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

ImageChinese women wearing masks to protect against pollution in Beijing in 2015. The government has made inroads against China’s pollution problem. CreditKevin Frayer/Getty Images BEIJING — Researchers in China have found a significant link between air pollution and the risk of miscarriage, according to a new scientific paper released on Monday. While air pollution is connected…

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You’re Swabbing a Dead Gorilla for Ebola. Then It Gets Worse.

The worst part of sampling a dead gorilla for Ebola, said Dr. William B. Karesh, is the flies. “You can imagine the sense of panic,” he said. “A hundred thousand ants and carrion flies are coming off the carcass or climbing up your arms. They get inside your hood and are crawling on your face…

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The Rings of Venus: How to Get Rid of Neck Wrinkles?

There are peculiar features of appearance that are inherent almost from birth. These also include the so-called rings of Venus on the neck. They can manifest themselves as early as adolescence, and with age become even more noticeable. Is it possible to avoid their appearance and what to do if they have already become invariable…

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Your New Monday Dinner

Good morning. The great cook and recipe wunderkind Yewande Komolafe returns to NYT Cooking this week with an amazing new recipe, for baked tofu with peanut sauce and coconut-lime rice (above). I think that ought to be your dinner tonight, and for at least a month or two of Mondays beyond it. It’s amazing: roasted…

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How Is Kaia Gerber So Damn Good at Wearing Blazers?

Courtesy of Backgrid, Getty Images, and Splash Kaia Gerber just turned eighteen, but she is well beyond her years when it comes to fashion. Her model-off-duty aesthetic is aspirational, yet attainable. She is the Gen Z style equivalent to Rosie Huntington Whiteley, but less neutral in palette and a little more budget-friendly than Rosie’s predilection…

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