A Journey to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Where Sleeping Beauty Awakens

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there stood emerald peaks woven with crystalline rivers, hillsides garlanded with stone villages, and canyons joined by lofty bridges arcing toward the heavens. This enchanting realm even had a suitably enchanting name: Bosnia and Herzegovina, as melodious as Narnia, Utopia or Shangri-La, worlds that exist…

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Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax

PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Foster, 58, a retired security guard with an abiding sweet tooth and a generous paunch, scowled as he considered the cornucopia of refrigerated soft drinks at his local convenience store. “It’s just not right,” he said, complaining that prices on his favorite brands had nearly doubled since a tax on sweetened beverages…

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Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence

In season four of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” Paul Rudd plays a wealthy businessman named Bobby Newport who runs for city council because he’s looking for something “easy” to do. He is asked during a debate how he’d fix the town. His answer: “I have no idea.” Still, the audience goes wild, much to the…

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Jacquemus Is Celebrating 10 Years With a Co-Ed Runway Show in Provence

It’s been a decade since Simon Porte Jacquemus launched his namesake label, which has become known for its Instagrammable, pint-size Le Chiquito bag beloved by Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Priyanka Chopra and more. To celebrate 10 years in the game, fashion’s very pretty boy wonder is heading back to the South of France to stage Jacquemus’…

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How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina

Shaving is a popular, affordable option for removing pubic hair. However, shaving the bikini area can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and discomfort. Some people shave the hair from their vulva and labia. Experiencing razor burn near the vagina can be extremely uncomfortable. Pubic razor burn may cause red bumps,…

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These Boots Are So Good, My Boyfriend Secretly Bought a Pair Too

Blundstone BL063 [width:Medium] Blundstone zappos.com $184.95 «The pull straps on either end make them look like a wallaby,» my boyfriend said about his new Blundstone boots. Call them what you want, they are now his favorite pair of shoes—and he stole them from me. That’s right, as soon as he noticed my boots he secretly…

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Medical News Today: A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth

The body has its own mechanisms for fighting cancer, but sometimes they are too weak to suppress tumor growth. Now, scientists have found that broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous vegetables contain a compound that could reinvigorate one of these innate mechanisms. Research shows that some cruciferous vegetables may contain tumor suppressors. However, eating them is…

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A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

Computers were as good or better than doctors at detecting tiny lung cancers on CT scans, in a study by researchers from Google and several medical centers. The technology is a work in progress, not ready for widespread use, but the new report, published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine, offers a glimpse of the…

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Turmeric Takes a Star Turn in Cocktails

If cocktails look golden to you lately, it’s probably not because spring is here and the sun is out. Turmeric, the bright yellow-orange spice long used in South Asian and Middle Eastern cooking, is the latest ingredient to make the leap from the kitchen to the cocktail glass. Every upscale bar menu these days seems…

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