Memers are Taking Over TikTok

Since launching in the U.S. in 2018, TikTok has cemented itself in viral culture. It has given birth to dance crazes, popular catchphrases and food trends. It also jump-started the careers of a generation of young influencers. Now, TikTok is being embraced by a new group of internet wizards: memers. Multi-platform meme brands like @Daquan,…

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Celebrating the Great Australian Tradition of Meat in a Box

The artist at Smith Kebabs in Collingwood, Melbourne, has a style similar to Jackson Pollock’s. For a canvas, he uses French fries (chips!), topped with cheese and thinly sliced halal lamb and chicken. His medium is sauce: barbecue, creamy garlic and tart chile. The resulting creation, kaleidoscopic in its thickly splattered patina and creamy-crisp, meaty…

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Madewell Jeans Are On Sale for as Low as $75

It’s hard to picture it—especially when you’ve lost count of how many days you’ve worn your favorite sweatpants—but there will be a time when you can hang out with people again and, yes, trade in those sweats for jeans. So why not have a fresh pair waiting for you when that day comes? For a…

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Can’t Find Yeast? Make Your Own Sourdough Starter at Home

Ione Christensen has been baking breads and making pancakes for most of her 86 years, using sourdough starter, a bubbling brew of wild yeast she has kept alive since her mother gave her a batch. That was six decades ago, which makes Mrs. Christensen, a Canadian former senator from Whitehorse, Yukon, one of the most…

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Coronavirus May Lurk in Semen, Researchers Report

Scientists across the world are trying to piece together a perplexing puzzle: how exactly coronavirus affects the body, and how it spreads from person to person. Now researchers in China have found that the coronavirus, or bits of it, may linger in semen. But the paper, published Thursday in JAMA Network Open, an open-access medical…

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Victor Glemaud’s New Collection Introduces Curve Sizing

Pre-quarantine, photoshoots for fashion campaigns called upon a phalanx of hairstylists, makeup artists, manicurists, wardrobe stylists—you name it. But in the age of social isolation, all you need is fashion’s it-girls, a funky upbeat soundtrack, and Zoom. Allow Victor Glemaud’s latest to show you how to get it done. Inspired by the dress he created…

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Hailey Bieber Called Us from Quarantine

Eugene GologurskyGetty Images “I don’t consider myself a TikToker,” says Hailey Bieber, though she has 3.1 million fans… which is more people than the entire state of Kansas. “It’s been fun to goof around, but I hope people don’t think I’m being insensitive or ignoring what’s happening in the world right now.” In fact, Mrs.…

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Enough With the Selfies. How About a Quarantine Portrait?

Self-isolation can feel like Groundhog Day. But one recent Sunday felt different — exciting, even — to Hannah Scott, 29, a stay-at-home mother (now quite literally). She and her husband, Kevin Scott, who is in the military, and their two sons, aged 4 and 2, woke up early on their five-acre farm in Silverdale, Wash.,…

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12 Headband Styles That Are Low-Effort, But High Reward

How can you make your coffee-stained sweatsuit look Zoom-appropriate? Jazz up your quarantine look with the accessory that just won’t quit: the headband. We saw the style make a comeback down the Altuzarra runway in Fall 2017 then again at Prada’s Spring 2019 show, and it’s only gained speed since (much to the dismay of…

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The Polarizing Power of Orange Wine

From a distance, what divides white wines from reds seems pretty clear. Yes, the color is obvious, but it’s also the methods of production. To make red wine, the producer begins by macerating the juice of the grapes with the pigment-bearing skins. This adds not only color to the juice but also tannins, which contribute…

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