I Quit Yale

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times If James Franco could handle grad school, why couldn’t I? Jan. 20, 2020 My first time quitting something academic was during my first year at Cornell. I was a textiles and apparel major, and I quit that after my first semester. It felt right. Fashion wasn’t for…


I Quit My Smartphone

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Thanks to the Allen Carr technique for quitting smoking. By Lisa Wells Jan. 20, 2020 About a year ago, I noticed a distressing tendency in myself to drift off while the people I loved were talking. It didn’t matter if they were talking about a book they…


I Quit the Evangelical Church I Grew Up In

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times I once was found until I realized I was lost. By Nathan Taylor Pemberton Jan. 20, 2020 For me, there was only ever one kind of church. It sat just off a single-lane highway, not far from the beaches of North Florida, and was wrapped in corrugated…


I Quit Giving a Damn

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times And it’s not just me. These days not caring has become its own industry. By Glynnis MacNicol Jan. 20, 2020 The first time I dipped my toe into a world devoid of other people’s opinions was by accident. I’d quit my job after burning out badly (this…


Organize Your Fridge (and Keep It Neat)

I come from a family of condiment hoarders. We love pickles, spreads, and sauces, but we can’t ever seem to finish them. This used to result in a Jenga-like situation in my fridge, with jars poised to topple out and break a toe every time I reached for the milk. Then, in my early 20s,…


Here’s What Stars Wore to the Netflix SAG After-Party on Sunday

Margaret and Rainey Qualley

Andy MacDowell’s daughters stunned side-by-side on Sunday. Margaret kept her pantsuit look, complete with giant brooch, while Rainey had a sleep black dress with a simple silver accent piece at her waist.

China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans

WUHAN, China — The mysterious coronavirus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China is now capable of spreading from person to person, a prominent Chinese scientist said on Monday, adding to fears of a broader pandemic. The disclosure increased pressure on the Chinese government to contain a growing…


Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins

Browned palm leaves fan over the white-sand beaches of Caneel Bay Resort. Peeling paint buckles on the exterior walls of roofless cabins. Inside, white curtains, still knotted, drape like ripped cobwebs from windows, and mold-matted mattresses sag without their frames. A back door swings wide. Long considered the crown jewel of St. John, a small…


Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an…


The Impact of Love

Good morning. We celebrate Martin Luther King’s Birthday today, a national day of service, a day to practice love, as the minister said, not as an expression of impractical idealism, but of practical realism, a way to ensure the life of our civilization. Some will make pecan pie (above) in his honor, because some say…