A Small Step for Space Force Is Not a Giant Leap for Uniform Design

New year, new military branch, same old uniform. The United States Space Force on Friday unveiled the name tapes for its utility uniforms, showcasing the blue embroidered name on a camouflage uniform — much to the internet’s delight and confusion. “The first #SpaceForce utility uniform nametapes have touched down in the Pentagon,” the Space Force…

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Fighting Back With Color

PARIS — “Fashion week is like the playoffs, like a championship,’’ the musician Quavo said as he made the rounds here this week. “There are some designers that don’t do well,’’ added the rapper, flashing a grill made from emerald-cut diamonds covering top and bottom teeth. Others, however, come out on top. Asked to name…

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The Policing of the American Porch

There’s always something happening on the porch. In Massachusetts, a young man waits for his date at her doorstep while her father grills him. “Bye,” the daughter says as she leaves for the evening, adding an indignant “oh my God.” In Killeen, Tex., two men, one of whom appears to be holding a gun, take…

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Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting «major depressive disorder.» Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,…

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Karen Fu, Victor Alves

Karen Fu and Victor Alves were married Jan. 17 at San Francisco City Hall. Nancy Carlson, the deputy marriage commissioner, officiated. On April 11, Daniel Gelfarb, a friend of the groom, is to lead the couple in a second ceremony where they are to exchange vows at the Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami. The…

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Natalie Knight, Matthew Ellison

Natalie Jane Knight and Matthew Brandon Ellison are to be married Jan. 19 at the Cedar Room in Charleston, S.C. Patrick Michael Duffy, a retired judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, for whom the bride clerked from 2017-18, is to officiate. The bride and groom, both 31, each…

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Marli Scharlin, Miles Bergner

Marli Scharlin and Miles Northup Bergner are to be married Jan. 19 at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami. Rabbi Rachel Timoner is to officiate. The bride, 26, and groom 25, met at Brown, from which they graduated. The bride is a creative director and producer at Eko, an interactive entertainment company in New York.…

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Racial disparities in drug prescriptions for dementia

Disparities in drug prescribing suggest that black and Asian people with dementia are not receiving the same quality of care as their white peers, according to a new UCL-led study in the UK. Asian people with dementia are less likely to receive anti-dementia drugs, and take them for shorter periods, according to the findings published…

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