Boîte: Bottle Service Lives On at the Red Rabbit Club

Bottle service is far from dead — it just comes with extra incentives to draw a crowd these days. At the Red Rabbit Club (on the site of the former Gilded Lily), moneyed patrons are courted by dancers, a magician and other forms of entertainment. Party hosts have included 50 Cent, Future, Travis Scott and…

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Medical News Today: What are the risks of anal sex?

Anal sex is the practice of inserting the penis, fingers, or a foreign object such as a vibrator into the anus for sexual pleasure. With the appropriate precautions, anal sex is mostly safe. However, there are different potential risks that may not be present in vaginal or oral sex. For example, the anus cannot naturally…

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W.H.O. Chief Plans to Reorganize a Vast Bureaucracy

The World Health Organization on Wednesday announced a long-awaited restructuring intended to streamline the agency — and strongly hinted that it intended to shake up some staffers’ resistance to change. The announcement, made in a lengthy and mostly cheerful speech delivered jointly by the organization’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and the directors of the…

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That Cuddly Teddy Bear Coat Is a Monster

Fuzzy and enveloping, cuddly and adorable, the MaxMara Teddy Bear coat is like a Snuggie with buttons. With its dropped shoulders, cozy pockets and blend of alpaca and mohair, it is the outerwear version of that cute animal at the foot of the bed. Unprepossessing in design terms, it has also proved to be that…

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Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Pain Patients Suffer, Doctors Say.

Three years ago this month, as alarms about the over-prescription of opioid painkillers were sounding across the country, the federal government issued course-correcting guidelines for primary care doctors. Prescriptions have fallen notably since then, and the Trump administration is pushing for them to drop by another third by 2021. But in a letter to be…

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No Regrets: Movie Stars and ‘Housewives’ Circle the Red Carpet

The chatter in certain New York society circles these days isn’t so much about who’s been invited, as who’s been indicted. Last Friday, just after Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s prison-bound former lawyer, testified before Congress, several dozen socialites gathered at the United Nations for an awards luncheon celebrating the UN Women for Peace Association.…

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Mario Batali Gives Up All His Restaurants

The 20-year partnership between the celebrity chef Mario Batali and the Bastianich family of restaurateurs was formally dissolved on Wednesday, more than a year after several women accused Mr. Batali of sexual harassment and assault. Mr. Batali “will no longer profit from the restaurants in any way, shape or form,” said Tanya Bastianich Manuali, who…

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Maybe More Men Should Wear Scrunchies

Image Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet both wore dusty pink outfits on the Oscars red carpet in February. His look was inspired by a beloved scrunchie.CreditJosh Haner/The New York Times Like many other relics of the ’80s and ’90s, the scrunchie has returned to relevance in recent years at the hands of fashion designers. Chanel,…

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Corner Office: Gwyneth Paltrow Is All Business

As an actress, Gwyneth Paltrow was embraced by fans and critics, winning an Oscar for her leading role in “Shakespeare in Love.” As a businesswoman, Ms. Paltrow has received decidedly mixed reviews. Many deride her lifestyle brand, Goop, as little more than an overhyped e-commerce platform peddling pseudoscience and baubles. California regulators secured a $145,000…

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