Encounters: Wyatt Cenac Has a Thing for Slot Car Racing

Wyatt Cenac was lapping the competition. He was speaking softly in paragraph-long thoughts about his HBO show, “Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas,” his love for animation and his relationship with his modest fame. Simultaneously, he was winning an unspoken competition at Buzz-a-Rama, the only place in New York City where a comedian can destroy all takers…

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Cj Hendry Is an Instagram Hit. But Can She Woo the Art World?

Let’s say you’re scrolling through Instagram. That tantalizing green salad? You’ll fly by it. Ditto the photo of the mysterious-looking woman on the beach or that candid shot of a friend of a friend. Oh, and look — a puppy. Then your thumb stops, mid-scroll, on a work by Cj Hendry. The image has left…

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Medical News Today: Health benefits of olive leaf extract

Olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits, such as helping lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Although scientists have conducted much of the research in animals, the extract is also beginning to show promise in some human trials. People in the Mediterranean region have long used olive tree leaves as part of their diet…

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A Diet to Ward Off Gum Disease?

The right diet may improve gum health, a small study has found. German researchers studied 30 people with gingivitis, the inflammation of the gums that can cause redness, swelling and bleeding. A dentist measured the severity of their gingivitis and their levels of plaque, the bacteria-laden film that builds up on the teeth and can…

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You Asked: How to Perk Up Your Breasts

I’m in my 20s and really love my boobs and would like to keep them perky for as long as possible. (They’re kind of big, so I’m fighting gravity.) I heard that soaking them with cold water firms the tissue. Is that legitimate? Are there other nonsurgical things to do (aside from wearing a supportive…

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Social Q’s: Never Text Your Girlfriend’s Mom in Secret

I am a high school guy in a relationship with a classmate. Whenever I go to her house, her mom makes me feel welcome and accepted. But my girlfriend is often in conflict with her. Recently, her mom texted me that she’d read my girlfriend’s diary and asked why she was upset. (She added: “Delete…

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Beyonce Is Re-Launching Ivy Park With Adidas

Excuse me while I gather all my coins and marvel at the greatest news to hit my timeline this morning: Adidas and Beyonce…it’s happening. The sportswear giant announced on Thursday, April 4 (Beyonce sure loves the number four) that it would be collaborating with the singer to produce apparel and footwear as part of Ivy…

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Beyoncé and Adidas Team Up to Make Shoes and Money

Image Beyoncé keeping her eyes on the game back in 2014.CreditFranck Fife/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images After Kanye and Adidas, and Rihanna and Puma; after Questlove and Nike, and Kendrick Lamar and Reebok, it was only a matter of time. And on Thursday, the first lady of Everything, Beyoncé Knowles, entered the sneaker wars. Adidas…

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The Pour: The Big Reverb of Australia’s Lo-Fi Wine Movement

BASKET RANGE, Australia — By day, Alex Schulkin studies arcane topics in wine chemistry, like protein haze formation, for the Australian Wine Research Institute, which is supported by mainstream grape growers and wine producers. When he leaves work, Mr. Schulkin heads to an unprepossessing warehouse outside this small town in the Adelaide Hills. There, he…

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