6 Pairs of Shoes That Make Weekend Clothes Office-Appropriate

Tyler Joe Barring a job that requires a uniform or an extremely conservative vibe, your weekend clothes can clock-in at your 9-to-5 easier than you might assume. How you style them can instantly provide legs beyond brunch—and shoes are the perfect punctuation. Here, six items typically relegated to Saturday and Sunday get weekday-ready with the…

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Mercury Is in Retrograde. Don’t Be Alarmed.

Do not sign contracts. Do not buy electronics, or anything with moving parts or gears. Do not be surprised if the mail is screwed up, or something goes awry when you’re in transit. And be mindful: You’re liable to forget something, like your glasses or phone. That’s the advice from astrologers while the planet Mercury…

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17 Summery Pairs of Sneakers That Are Better Than Flip Flops

Sandals are great but…have you tried sneakers that give your feet actual support (and prevent them from getting filthy)? Sneakers are taking the number one spot as our go-to shoe during the warmer months. With styles that come in gingham, cherry print, and a literal beach scene, the freshest kicks are more seasonally appropriate than…

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Matter: The Story of the Iberian Peninsula, Told in DNA

For thousands of years, the Iberian Peninsula — home now to Spain and Portugal — has served as a crossroads. Phoenicians from the Near East built trading ports there 3,000 years ago, and Romans conquered the region around 200 B.C. Muslim armies sailed from North Africa and took control of Iberia in the 8th century…

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A Chef’s Dream Villa in Costa Rica

LOS PARGOS, Costa Rica — Impassable in spots during much of the rainy season, the dirt road to this village on the northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is a rutted, dust-spewing monster during the dry months. It is, as a friend once said, a “bone-jarring skunk of a road.” Until recently, visitors willing to…

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Mushrooms May Reduce the Risk of Memory Problems

Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk for mild cognitive impairment, or M.C.I., a type of memory impairment that is often a precursor of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers in Singapore used data on 663 Chinese men and women over 60. None had memory or thinking problems at the start of the study. In one-on-one interviews, they recorded…

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Australia Fare: Dier Makr Boldly Showcases Tasmania’s Natural Bounty

HOBART, Tasmania — There’s a special kind of easygoing pleasure in eating your way through Tasmania’s capital city these days, a sense that this is the exact right place and the exact right time for maximum 2019 deliciousness. The ingredients that create that impression are numerous. Hobart’s compact size makes it manageable and walkable, while…

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You Asked: Can CBD Prevent Pelvic Pain?

I suffer from pelvic pain, specifically vaginismus. I’ve been reading about the benefits of CBD with pain. I was wondering if CBD salves or lubricants were safe to use internally? And if CBD will actually reduce the pain one experiences with vaginismus. — Anonymous Short Take Vaginismus is a medical condition where the muscles of…

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