22 Eco-Friendly Brands to Shop on Earth Day

Pilicarota Earring in Orange Pili Restrepo maison-de-mode.com «There’s a lot of talk about sustainable fashion but not as many people know that jewelry can — and should! — be sustainably made as well. Pili Restrepo is an ideal example of a cool company creating original designs while also respecting the environment and its workers. Every…

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How to Get Eggplant Right

LONDON — It’s a fine line, when you cook, between success and failure. I am always surprised by how tipping the balance in a dish can so easily transform it from delectable to inedible. How many times have you oversalted or undercooked a dish? When did you last lament wasting a fistful of pine nuts or…

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What to Cook: The Best Recipes for Now

Good morning. There are hard-boiled eggs everywhere anointed with dye, and a ham in the fridge holding strong against late-night sandwiches, struggling against its eventual calling as the backbone of an exquisite split-pea soup. (Of course it’s a spiral-cut ham. Have you not been paying attention?) That’s the view from the land of khakis and…

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Personal Health: Should You Be Eating Eggs?

Once more, Humpty Dumpty took a great fall last month when a new study linked egg consumption to cardiovascular disease. What follows may — or may not — put Humpty back together again, especially for egg lovers who cheered the latest dietary guidelines that seemed to exonerate this popular cholesterol-rich food. While suggesting that Americans…

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Shopping Guide: Shopping for Full-Length Mirrors

If you want to see what you really look like, a full-length mirror is essential. “I don’t know how else you’d see how the shoes match the outfit,” said Ryan Korban, a New York-based interior designer who has created boutiques for a number of fashion brands — including Balenciaga, Aquazzura and Fivestory — as well…

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Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists

Two tenured scientists at a renowned cancer hospital in Houston have resigned, and the hospital is seeking to fire a third, in connection with an investigation into possible foreign attempts to take advantage of its federally funded research, the authorities said. The departures are one of the first publicly revealed outcomes of dozens of similar…

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Unbuttoned: Hello, Little Microbe. Doesn’t This Jacket Look Yummy?

In the 1800s, consumption was the name of a terrible, yet weirdly chic, wasting disease later known as tuberculosis, glamorized in both society and the arts. “I should like to die from consumption,” the romantic poet Byron reportedly said. The novelist George Sand said of her lover, the composer Frédéric Chopin, that he “coughs with…

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Like a Boss: Jonny Sun’s Work Diary: Correct Spellign Optoinal, Creativity Mandatory

In his orthographically freewheeling 2017 best seller “everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too,” the author-illustrator Jonny Sun explores the melancholia of life on Earth as seen through the eyes of an extraterrestrial. The inquisitive outsider, an alter ego birthed on Mr. Sun’s Twitter account, stumbles through heart-melting highs and lip-quivering lows, meeting such…

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