The Advanced Style of Orchard Street’s Old-School Men’s Shops

ImageAt Cougar Italian Fashions, one of a dwindling number of old-school retail establishments on Orchard Street. CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times True story: A few weeks ago I was at Totokaelo, trying on a black Bode lace overshirt, attempting to rationalize the $500-or-so price tag. It didn’t help that in the fitting room next…

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Medical News Today: What are the best foods to aid digestion?

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What Was Kept in This Stone Age Meat Locker? Bone Marrow

Sealed for millenniums, Qesem Cave in central Israel is a limestone time capsule of the lives and diets of Paleolithic people from 420,000 to 200,000 years ago. Inside, ancient humans once butchered fresh kills with stone blades and barbecued meat on campfires. “It was believed that early hominins were consuming everything they could put their…

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Medical News Today: What to know about boswellia

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Is This the Shape of Things to Come?

To Laura Salter, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, it seemed that no amount of diet and exercise would shrink her love handles or inner thighs. She thought that what she called the “obvious bulges” in her clothing were affecting her self-confidence and thus her work, but liposuction wasn’t an option. She has three children and…

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A British Person Explains the WAG Wars

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Americans awoke to the disheartening yet thrilling news that the celebrities had done it again — and this time it was war. The fields of battle were Twitter and Instagram, where Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of leaking stories about her to the tabloids, and revealed that she had orchestrated a…

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At the New Orleans Airport, a Taste of Leah Chase’s Food and Art

The food and art favored by Leah Chase, who was the nation’s pre-eminent Creole chef when she died in June at age 96, will live on in a restaurant that members of her family and an international hospitality group plan to open as soon as November inside the new billion-dollar terminal of Louis Armstrong New…

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Blogs Cannot Tell You What to Do With Your Career

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Richard Scarry Prepared Us Poorly I am a typical late-20s cubicle-working dude. I make enough money to support the life I have and save a little bit each…

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It’s… Nothing Fancy!

Good morning. I wish an easy fast to those who are observing Yom Kippur today, and offer all the hope in the world that there’s a good spread for you after a day of prayer and atonement, forgiveness and repentance: glistening smoked salmon and silky whitefish; pickled herring in cream sauce and onions; kippers and…

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