How These Three Designers Make Old New Again

Meet the three designers transforming found objects into wearable treasures. Arcana New York Ankur Maniar Storytelling is at the heart of this Brooklyn-based label. According to founder and Parsons grad Arianna Reagan, every fabric has a backstory, whether it be an antique kimono silk that didn’t quite pass muster with a Japanese vendor or endek…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: C-R-A-V-I-N-G-S

Hi, it’s Emily with Five Weeknight Dishes. I got a note from my dear friend Katy this week, a writer I worked with years ago at Jane magazine, telling me that she embraced the message of last week’s newsletter, to eat what you crave, and that to her it meant “broth during the day and…

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Medical News Today: Increased intracranial pressure: What to know

Increased intracranial pressure is a medical term that refers to growing pressure inside a person’s skull. This pressure can affect the brain if doctors do not treat it. A sudden increase in the pressure inside a person’s skull is a medical emergency. Left untreated, an increase in the intracranial pressure (ICP) may lead to brain…

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The New Angry Young Men: Rockers Who Rail Against ‘Toxic Masculinity’

When Sam Fender, 22, a British singer-songwriter, released “Dead Boys” four months ago, a song about the suicide of a close male friend, he had no idea that so dour a subject would resonate so deeply. The song, which exorcised his grief in a torrent of fidgety guitars, frantic beats and haunted vocals, has been…

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Seals Are Stranded in a Canadian Town, and People Wonder What to Do

LONDON — The intruders arrived during the night with the wind and high tide. By the morning of Jan. 3, it seemed like the little Canadian town had been overrun. Seals, dozens of them. Seals on the beach, seals on streets and driveways, seals in parks and backyards. More than a week later, they are…

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noted: Millennial, Book and Candle

Sometimes, Megan Prokott snaps a quick selfie with a blanket and a cappuccino. Once in a while, she adds reading glasses and a croissant. There’s always a book. And there’s often a lit, wax pillar. “My ideal reading scene is in a cozy coffee shop or in my apartment with a hot coffee, a cozy…

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Encounters: Danielle Macdonald of ‘Bird Box’ Tries Her Hand at Graffiti

“I feel like I’m doing something illegal, and I like it,” Danielle Macdonald said. It was a shivery Monday morning, and Ms. Macdonald shook a spray can and hissed an arc of orange paint. After starring in the recent Netflix movies “Dumplin’” and “Bird Box,” Ms. Macdonald, 27, was receiving a master class in graffiti…

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