We Found a Secret Everlane Sale Where Jeans, Sweaters, and Shoes are 50% Off

We’ve all been quarantining at home for—checks notes—nearly 5 months at this point. If you could use a well-deserved pick-me-up or a distraction right about now, you’re in luck. We stumbled upon a treasure trove of steeply discounted Everlane staples at Nordstrom Rack. Whether your WFH outfit rotation could use some comfy, new pieces or…

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Before The Devil Wears Prada and The Bold Type There Was Intern

Style Points is a new weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. Several years ago, a stranger came up to Jill Kargman at a party to say, “Oh my God, I’m a fan.” She assumed they were talking about her Bravo series Odd Mom Out, which drew on Kargman’s experiences as an…

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The Dog Days of Quarantine

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Children May Carry Coronavirus at High Levels, Study Finds

It has been a comforting refrain in the national conversation about reopening schools: Young children are mostly spared by the coronavirus and don’t seem to spread it to others, at least not very often. But on Thursday, a study introduced an unwelcome wrinkle into this smooth narrative. Infected children have at least as much of…

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A Covid Patient Goes Home After a Rare Double Lung Transplant

The last thing that Mayra Ramirez remembers from the emergency room at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago is calling her family to say she had Covid, was about to be put on a ventilator and needed her mother to make medical decisions for her. Ms. Ramirez, 28, did not wake up for more than six…

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How Can I (Kindly) Tell People to Wear Masks in Public?

I live in a small city that’s in the process of reopening as new Covid-19 cases remain relatively low. This is wonderful! Still, it frightens me to see people in stores and on buses, for instance, who are not wearing face masks as required by my state. I would never subject another person to the…

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Revisiting Zinfandel From a Less Brawny Angle

Back in 2014, the first year of Wine School, we spent some time drinking zinfandel. From my point of view, it did not go entirely well. Although I was a fan of zinfandel earlier in my wine-drinking life, I had gravitated away from them. The wines we drank did not win me back. While I…

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What Is a Great Wine? Verdicchio di Matelica Has Some Ideas

Complexity is a good thing in a wine, right? It’s a descriptive term that is almost always used approvingly. You would not disparage a wine by calling it complex. Yet at times, complexity might be wasted on its audience. Whether because of fatigue, distraction or life getting on your last nerve, a complex wine may…

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Aboard the Diamond Princess, a Case Study in Aerosol Transmission

In a year of endless viral outbreaks, the details of the Diamond Princess tragedy seem like ancient history. On Jan. 20, one infected passenger boarded the cruise ship; a month later, more than 700 of the 3,711 passengers and crew members had tested positive, with many falling seriously ill. The invader moved as swiftly and…

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