A Memoirist Remembers the Twinkle in Her Father’s Eye

Travel Light, Move FastBy Alexandra Fuller A word of advice. To fully appreciate “Travel Light, Move Fast,” the fourth volume of Alexandra Fuller’s lacerating portrait of her family, you need to start on Page 213. In an epilogue to the main tale, Fuller informs the reader that during the two years and three months after…

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Barneys, Global Symbol of Creative Cool, Files for Bankruptcy

Barneys NY, the department store chain that once defined a certain Manhattan creative cool, confirmed weeks of speculation by announcing at midnight on Monday that it was seeking bankruptcy protection in order to restructure its business and pursue a sale. To stay afloat during its Chapter 11 proceedings, the retailer, which is controlled by the…

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What Drives People to Mass Shootings?

On Monday morning, President Trump made his first televised statement about the mass murders committed over the weekend in El Paso, Tex., and Dayton, Ohio. He called for action to “stop mass killings before they start,” citing what he said were a number contributing factors: the contagious nature of mass murder; the glorification of violence…

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Victoria’s Secret Casts First Openly Transgender Woman as a Model

Victoria’s Secret has cast an openly transgender woman for the first time, hiring the Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio for a catalog photo shoot, her agent said. Her agent, Erio Zanon, said on Monday that Ms. Sampaio, 22, had been hired for catalog work for VS Pink, the company’s athletic line. He said Ms. Sampaio “believes…

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50 Photos That Prove the ’70s Was the Decade With the Best Style

From Cher and Diana Ross to Farrah Fawcett and Bianca Jagger, the women who ruled the ’70s had some of the best style ever. A bit of hippie fashion sense carried over from 1960s counter culture (tie dye shirts, frayed bell bottoms, and peasant blouses,) but ’70s fashion eventually evolved and diverged into drastically different…

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New Nitrogen Ice Cream Shop Opens

Molecular gastronomy’s contribution to summertime treats is instant ice cream, emerging, like magic, in a puff of smoke. Nitrogen gas, which liquefies at an extremely low temperature, can freeze ingredients, like cream, on contact, an effect that chefs like Heston Blumenthal, of the Fat Duck in England, have used to stunning effect. Some ice cream…

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Medical News Today: How do you know when a stubbed toe is serious?

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Medical News Today: Preauricular lymph nodes: What to know

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The Leopard-Print Midi Skirt Is the Summer Trend That Won’t Die

You’ve seen it on Instagram, the racks of your favorite department store and your morning commute. The silky, sultry leopard-print midi skirt is everywhere these days and has become a seemingly tailor-made wardrobe staple for “hot girl summer,” Megan Thee Stallion’s seasonal mantra of unabashed self-confidence. The trend’s origins have been widely attributed to the…

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