First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials

A patient in Illinois is the first to die of a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, public health officials announced on Friday. The death occurred as doctors and hospitals nationwide report an increasing number of vaping-related respiratory illnesses this summer: 193 cases have now been reported in 22 states, including 22 cases in Illinois,…

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Fall’s Disco Fashion Trend Is a Response to Our Times

Sonny Vandevelde Michael Kors skipped his senior prom for a much more pressing engagement: a night out at the legendary Studio 54. The club’s chic denizens “had no idea we were high school students from Long Island,” the designer recalls. “The minute I walked in, I knew it was the place to be—that the mix…

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Everyone on Instagram Is Loving the $30 «Amazon Nightgown Dress»

We’re not going to sugarcoat it for you: Finding the a great dress for the end of the summer is easier said than done. R.Vivimos Long Sleeve Floral Print Dresses R.Vivimos In a perfect world, you’d be able to find something lightweight enough to wear to the beach or a backyard barbecue, has long sleeves…

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What happens when you lose your virginity?

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Back to the Future With Pierre Cardin’s Space-Age Fashion

Our museums, movies and magazines have been on a yearslong binge of ’60s nostalgia, pegged to a rolling sequence of 50th anniversaries: the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Neil Armstrong, Woodstock and the Manson murders. It seems Americans can’t get enough of the era, and the optimism that percolated amid great social upheaval.…

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Aparna Nancherla’s Comedy Diary: ‘Inspiration Is Like the Urge to Pee’

As a stand-up comic, Aparna Nancherla is a master deadpan artist. Onstage she plays the role of the shrugging neurotic, dryly poking fun at her own shortcomings, surreal ideas and life’s grim absurdity. In the past three years, she’s also parlayed her comedic talent into a lively acting and writing career, appearing in comedies on…

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What’s Next for Tumblr?

Image Matt Mullenweg just loves blogs.CreditPascal Lauener/Reuters Tumblr was sold this month, reportedly for a bargain-basement price, to Automattic, the parent company of WordPress. This was exciting news to Tumblr users, whose platform could be called the last bastion of a friendly social internet. As the big networks have become dangerously bigger, nostalgia for the…

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Ann Gish Phillips Dies at 70; Designed and Sold Luxury Bedding

Ann Gish Phillips, a bedding and textiles designer whose luxury home goods company sold more than 1,500 products in stores around the globe, died on Aug. 2 at her home in North Salem, N.Y. She was 70. Her daughter, Jane Gish, said the cause was lung cancer. Mrs. Gish Phillips started her brand with a…

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Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States

WASHINGTON — Sixteen states have now reported 153 cases of serious, vaping-related respiratory illnesses in the past two months, and many of the patients are teenagers or young adults. In a statement on Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that all of the cases occurred in people who acknowledged vaping either nicotine…

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Medical News Today: What to know about a pimple on the finger

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