Fashion Review: What’s Cooking at Nina Ricci

When Nina Ricci, the brand of L’Air du Temps, announced that its most recent creative director appointments would be two relative unknowns — Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh, ages 34 and 29, respectively, who share a men’s wear brand and Dutch/Caribbean roots — it seemed a desperate bid for millennial relevance. After all, this was…

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Medical News Today: Pollutants may speed up ALS progression

New research, appearing in the BMJ Journal of Neurology, suggests that various pollutants may not only raise the risk of people developing ALS but also make the disease advance faster. Pesticides may increase the risk of developing ALS, new research confirms. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition…

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Who Are Online, Recruited by Advertisers and 4 Years Old? Kidfluencers

Samia was an influencer before she could talk. Her parents, Adam and LaToya Ali, are influencers themselves and began chronicling Samia’s impending arrival on YouTube and Instagram in 2014, once Ms. Ali learned she was pregnant. “Samia’s birth video is on YouTube, so she’s pretty much been born into social media,” Mr. Ali said. Samia…

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Medical News Today: Health benefits of BCAAs

Supplements containing BCAAs, or branched-chain amino acids, are popular with bodybuilders and athletes for boosting muscle growth and performance. Limited research suggests that BCAAs may also have some other health benefits. BCAAs are essential amino acids. The three BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The body uses amino acids to make proteins, which are the…

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City Kitchen: Zuni Café at 40: Still a Home for the Eclectic

Ask anyone in San Francisco for a restaurant recommendation, and chances are Zuni Café will be near the top of the list. Zuni isn’t the trendiest place with the splashiest fare, but the Market Street restaurant, celebrating its 40th anniversary, has been a hip destination since it opened in 1979. Housed in a quirky triangular…

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The Best (and Sexiest) Underwear For Every Occasion

Courtesy Every situation calls for a different pair of underwear. You’d never wear your workday thong on weekend errands, or your gym hipsters to the office. And while we honestly believe granny panties are sexy, that iconic scene in Bridget Jones’ Diary is all too relatable. Plus, it’s about time you reconsider certain pairs that…

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97 Great Looks from Paris Fashion Week

So far we already spotted this fall’s it-accessory (Dior’s bucket hat), it-dress (courtesy of Saint Laurent), and it-bag (Jacquemus’ barely-there finger bags). It’s safe to say Paris Fashion Week is pulling out all the sartorial stops and we’re only two days in. Click through for ELLE.com’s favorite looks, and make sure to check back as…

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Studies of Deadly Flu Virus, Once Banned, Are Set to Resume

Research that could make flu viruses more dangerous, and that the government suspended in 2014 because of safety concerns, has been approved to begin again, federal officials have confirmed. The government did not publicly announce its decisions in recent months to allow two labs to resume their projects. The new go-ahead was first reported in…

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A Definitive List of the Best Camisoles Ever

Courtesy In middle school, my ideal outfit consisted of low-rise jeans, Adidas shell toes, and not one, but two layered camis in contrasting colors. Nowadays I’m dedicated to straight-leg denim, I’ve swapped my Superstars for Air Maxes, and my camisoles are now made of silk. Not much has changed, and that’s because the camisole is…

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