For Paris Men’s Wear, the Next Stop Is California

We have seen the future of European fashion, and it is California. Peering out from behind the curtain of a long lockdown, designers in Paris and Milan seemed unanticipatedly hopeful during the digital shows this past week. It was not so much that they were willing to forgo the inimitable theater of the fashion show…

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Scientists Accidentally Bred the Fish Version of a Liger

At first glance, American paddlefish and Russian sturgeon seem about as different as two fish can be. The Russian sturgeon, whose eggs are used to make top-shelf caviar, is a carnivore that hoovers crustaceans and smaller fish off the floor of rivers, lakes and coastal areas the world over. The American paddlefish, found in only…

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Your New Favorite Sandwich

Good morning. The chef Brooks Headley is in the spotlight today, with his recipe for the crispy chicken-fried tofu sandwich (above) served at his Superiority Burger on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. It’s a bit of a project as most restaurant recipes tend to be, but it’s neither complicated nor difficult. If you start…

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Does Blood Type Affect Your Risk Of Coronavirus? Probably Not, New Studies Say

Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers found preliminary evidence suggesting that people’s blood type might be an important risk factor — both for being infected by the virus and for falling dangerously ill. But over the past few months, after looking at thousands of additional patients with Covid-19, scientists are reporting a much weaker link…

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Turn Your Relationship Into a Work of Art

As the coronavirus pandemic upended wedding plans and industry jobs, many couples rescheduled their engagement photo shoots in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Others hired illustrators to commemorate their upcoming nuptials, ceremonies and other relationship milestones. Here are a few creative examples from artists. ImageCredit…MariaAlejandra Ramirez, Moda Illustrated Engagement and Save-The-Date Cards For…

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House Hunting in Israel: A Modern Stone Farmhouse on 1.5 Acres

A Four-Bedroom House in Israel’s Lower Galilee Region $4.3 MILLION (15 MILLION ISRAELI SHEKELS) This Israeli version of a Mediterranean country home faces northwest toward the biblical Mount Tabor in the Lower Galilee region east of Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city. The four-bedroom stone house, built in 2010, is in Kfar Kish, a “moshav,” or agricultural…

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How Exercise May Bolster the Brain

Exercise may help change exercisers’ brains in surprising ways, according to a new study of physical activity and brain health. The study, which included both mice and people, found that exercise prompts the liver to pump out a little-known protein, and that chemically upping the levels of that protein in out-of-shape, elderly animals rejuvenates their…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Virus Resurgence Threatens U.S. Economy

Here’s what you need to know: ImageCalifornia’s two largest districts, Los Angeles and San Diego, have announced they will teach 100 percent online.Credit…Jenna Schoenefeld for The New York Times Some of the biggest school districts are in counties where infection rates are high. As education leaders in the United States decide whether to reopen classrooms…

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Teenage Angst, Revisited in Isolation

Image Meera Parat, Jacob Brian Wilson and Alex Rose in their childhood bedrooms. Those who moved back to their childhood bedrooms during quarantine are finding more than just N’Sync posters. By Taylor Trudon July 15, 2020 When Meera Parat decided to leave her one-bedroom apartment in Seattle and return to her childhood home in Palo…

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Tips on Buying Bulbs for Fall Planting

Shopping for flower bulbs: It’s one of the more joyful summertime garden chores, certainly better than dragging hoses and sprinklers around or keeping ahead of the most incorrigible weeds. Bulb catalogs and their corresponding websites have no shortage of enticing choices, and now is the time to order spring-flowering bulbs for fall planting — or…

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