The Modern Life of Origami, an Art as Old as Paper

Surfacing Precision is key, whether folding a humble crane or an interlocking modular structure. So is enthusiasm. Written by Kathleen Massara Photographs by Ryan Jenq ImagePaper cranes folded by New Yorkers and donated to people recovering from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Toshiko Kobayashi, an art therapist, then led a workshop in the Fukushima…

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Medical News Today: What is resistant starch?

Resistant starches are starches that the body cannot break down to use for energy. Instead, these starches pass through the digestive system either partially or entirely. Resistant starch is different than fiber, but it acts in a very similar way. Starch is a type of carbohydrate that comprises a long chain of sugar molecules. The…

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Democracy.com Has a New Owner. It’s Mark Cuban.

Well, you had your chance. After going up for auction last month, Democracy.com has officially been sold. Its new owner is Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Mr. Cuban, who is also famous for his role on the reality television show “Shark Tank,” confirmed the sale in an email exchange with The…

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Medical News Today: Obsessive love: What to know

Love can be a euphoric feeling. It can also trigger immense devastation when the other person does not return the sentiment. Many people have felt the pain of a broken heart and the intensity of infatuation. Obsessive love takes these emotions further, causing a person to fixate on their loved one as though they are…

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Love Letter: Let’s Eat Together!

For me, Thanksgiving has always been about two things: eating an excessive amount of carbs and chasing my macaroni and cheese with a trip to the closest movie theater with my family. This year, that tradition lives on — minus the argument about which movie to see. This year, “Queen & Slim,” an unconventional love…

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27 Women on the Wardrobe Staples They Live For

Vanessa High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans Khaite modaoperandi.com $340.00 «My love affair with high-waisted denim started in New York—thank you, Jenna Lyons—and has only gathered steam in the last three years since I moved to LA. While I have many pairs of beloved vintage Levi’s, I feel polished and pulled together in a pair of Khaite Vanessa…

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The Delay Game Was On

When Taryn Brown and Nicholas Blatchford first met in 2005, he was giving her a tour of the Bronx high school he was using as a makeshift base for New Heights, a basketball-focused youth development program he had started a few years earlier. A mutual friend thought Ms. Brown, then working as a political fund-raiser,…

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The No-Turkey Zone

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I realize that you may need either potato recipes (make this one!) or pie recipes (so many options here). But I believe that what we really need are ideas for all the other meals next week, dishes that have nothing to do with turkey or, even better, taste…

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The Comfort-Loving Cult of the Lincoln Town Car

When not wanting to drive themselves to a given destination, some passengers — be they faithful to Uber or Lyft — feel the need for speed. But I feel the need for Ameed. Ameed Musleh is an independent driver for hire. Although he either owns or has access to newer Lincoln Town Cars, his primary…

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