Michelle Yampolsky, Matthew Gomez

Michelle Ness Yampolsky and Matthew Alfred Gomez were married Dec. 31 in New York. Cantor Laura Stein officiated at One Hanover Square, an events space. The couple met at Rutgers, from which both graduated. Ms. Yampolsky-Gomez, 29, is the senior marketing manager at Essence, a digital media agency in New York. She is the daughter…

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Zoë Harris, Simon Lazarre-Bloom

Zoë Kimberly Harris and Simon Lazarre-Bloom were married Dec. 30 at San Francisco City Hall. Douglas H. White, a New York City deputy fire commissioner and the groom’s uncle, officiated, having become a Universal Life minister for this event. Dr. Lazarre, 37, is the director for strategy and business operations on the team that manages…

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Right-Wing Views for Generation Z, Five Minutes at a Time

BERKELEY, Calif. — Will Witt walked through the University of California campus doing what he does professionally, which is trolling unwitting young liberals on camera. He approached students who seemed like good targets: people with political buttons on their bags, androgynous clothing, scarves. It was safe to say that the vast majority here in the…

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‘Divorce Month’ Fact or Fiction: Do More Couples Split in January?

January is often reserved for kicking bad habits and beginning work on New Year’s resolutions. But some parts of the internet — especially news articles from the last few years and even some law groups — have cast a dark cloud on the month, suggesting it is a popular time for couples to divorce. They’ve…

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They All Said Yes

An engagement ring hidden in an elephant trunk in Southeast Asia. A golden eagle serving as a wingman for a prospective groom in Mongolia. A double dose of matchmaking magic in Mississippi. There are many stories behind the question: Will you marry me? And over the years, countless wedding proposals from around the world have…

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Everyone’s Resolution Is to Drink More Water in 2020

Water is pretty boring, as far as beverages go. It doesn’t have a catchy jingle, a secret family recipe or even a taste, really. Yet people can’t seem to get enough of it. “I get people in my office every day, every week, saying something like, ‘I’m concerned I’m not hydrated,’” said Lauren Antonucci, a…

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Medical News Today: What causes Alzheimer’s? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests

Many researchers have argued that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid in the brain causes Alzheimer’s. However, a new study offers some evidence contradicting this sequence. Share on PinterestNew research is questioning the predominant hypothesis that a buildup of beta-amyloid causes Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5.5 million people in the United States and millions…

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In a Burger World, Can Sweetgreen Scale Up?

CULVER CITY, Calif. — On a Wednesday morning last fall, several executives at Sweetgreen, the fast-casual salad chain, gathered around a conference table at their headquarters here. They were discussing a new store format, called Sweetgreen 3.0, that had recently been introduced in New York City after two years of planning. At Sweetgreen’s other 102…

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6 Must-Haves When Flying With a Cat or Dog

Flying with your cat or dog is probably no one’s idea of fun — least of all your pet’s. But there are ways and tools to make the trip safer, calmer and more comfortable for everyone involved. After logging hundreds of air miles — one particularly intrepid staffer flew cross-country with both a cat and…

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Your Favorite Internet Astrologer Wrote a Book

The first time I met up with the astrologer Chani Nicholas in Los Angeles, in December, it was for a lunch interview. We sipped our drinks and chewed truffle French fries; I asked questions and she answered them. The conversation flowed easily. We laughed a lot. It was a good interview, by all accounts, but…

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