Under 40 With High Blood Pressure? Be Wary of Heart Risks

Image Adults under 40 with high blood pressure are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease later in life, researchers have found. A prospective study published in JAMA included 4,851 American adults whose average age was 36. They had their blood pressure measured on two occasions at the start and were followed for an average of…

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Before They Were Angels: 51 Victoria’s Secret Models as Adorably Awkward Kids

Today these leggy models will be stomping the catwalk at the Victoria’s Secret show in New York. But before they earned their wings, they grew up like the rest of us: with awkward haircuts and embarrassing ’80s/’90s outfits. OK, and they were all ridiculously cute. Take a look back at the Angels’ childhood pictures.

‘Chef Flynn’ Review: A Gastronomic Wonder From Boy to Man

Before his teenage years, Flynn McGarry contrived a fully functional kitchen in his bedroom. Nurtured by parents who were professionals in creative fields, he enlisted his school pals to “staff” his increasingly elaborate meals, made in a style heavily influenced by the elegant minimalism of restaurants like New York’s Eleven Madison Park. His Los Angeles…

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Domains: Meet the Plantfluencers

Horticulture and red wine were served up the other night at the Sill, a boutique on Hester Street, as Christopher Satch, a botanist wearing a T-shirt that read, “Plants Make People Happy,” the company motto, led a workshop on carnivorous plants. It was plant stand-up — slightly blue patter with quick takes on Linnaeus and…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bucharest

Bucharest is like cilantro, a Romanian resident once told me: You either love it or hate it. But there’s much to love about a city that provides a less-expensive taste of Europe (Romania is in the European Union but not in the eurozone). Still grappling with allegations of government corruption and working to rebound from…

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The Most Outrageous People’s Choice Awards Dresses Of All Time

The annual People’s Choice Awards cover everything movies, TV, music, and pop culture. And plot twist: the voting power is in the hands of the people…as in you and me. Ahead of the 2018 PCAs on November 11, we’re looking back at all the most attention-grabbing dresses to ever grace the carpet. Here, the 17…

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Trilobites: Watch Beatboxers Break It Down Inside an M.R.I. Scanner

It’s not every day that scientists get a beatboxer to perform inside an M.R.I. machine. But the researchers who did got to see a show, and now so do you (we recommend you watch this short video with the sound on). One of five beatboxers studied in a MRI scanner.Published OnNov. 7, 2018CreditCreditTimothy Greer Under…

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Older Fathers More Likely to Have Babies With Health Problems

Image Babies of older fathers are at greater risk of premature birth, low birth weight and other neonatal problems, a new study reports. Mothers may also be affected: Those with older partners were more likely to have gestational diabetes, probably because older paternity is associated with changes in the placenta. The study, published in BMJ,…

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