They Fixed Pornography

Every day, hundreds of men pay Dannii Harwood to enact their sexual fantasies and boost their self-esteem. Sometimes her clothes come off. Sometimes she dresses up as a nurse or a dominatrix. If a guy is a regular customer, she likely knows his birthday, the names of his children and his pets — even when…

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Medical News Today: Could this chemical help explain anxiety?

A recent study on anxiety examined the role of glutamate, which is a neurotransmitter. The findings could help scientists develop more effective interventions. A new study digs into the neuroscience of anxiety. Almost everybody experiences anxiety in one of its forms. Over time, evolution honed anxiety as a survival mechanism; it forms part of our…

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ART OF THE Book: Mapping Oliver Jeffers’ World

The artist Oliver Jeffers, born in Northern Ireland and living and working now in Brooklyn, always has a lot going on. So it makes sense that his studio is in the Invisible Dog Art Center, a converted factory that is home to art exhibitions, performances and public art events, as well as studio space for…

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check in: Hotel Review: Six Senses Duxton, Singapore

Rates Rooms start at about 267 Singaporean dollars (about $197 at current exchange rates). The Basics The Six Senses Duxton, a 49-room boutique hotel that opened in April in Singapore, was the company’s first hotel in that city and its first in an urban environment. (That is, until the December opening of its sister property…

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Medical News Today: Blocking fatty acids slows prostate cancer progression

New research featuring in the journal Science Translational Medicine shows that fatty acids fuel prostate tumor growth. As blocking fatty acids seems to slow disease progression, fatty acid uptake may be a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer. It may soon be possible to stop prostate cancer from becoming aggressive by blocking fatty acids.…

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The Best Accessories From New York Fashion Week Fall 2019

The things we see on the runway dictate the trends we’ll wear in the future, so start taking notes on the biggest accessories of 2019. Tom Ford brought back bucket hats, and they’re bigger than ever. We’re also seeing the return of bangle stacks courtesy of Ulla Johnson and an affirmation that statement earrings aren’t…

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This 28-Year-Old Designer Has Cardi B and Kylie Jenner on Lock

If this were a magazine spread, the title would blare something nuts like “YES SHUI CAN!” and picture Kim Shui looking very cool, very capable, and wrapped in a yellow snakeskin jacket. The texture is one of her signatures, and helped make the 28-year-old’s brand into a street style must-shoot, not to mention a go-to…

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Encounters: Rita Moreno Mixes Up a Carnival in the Kitchen

Rita Moreno took a deep, languorous inhale. “I love this smell,” she said. “Can you smell this? It’s an unusual smell.” The famed actress of stage and screen had just poured ruby red annatto seeds into an oversize pan. After allowing them to sizzle for a few minutes, she used a slotted spoon to fish…

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Coming to America

What if the salvation of American fashion turned out to be American fashion? For much of the last decade, the sportswear that is this country’s greatest contribution to international style seemed to have taken over global fashion’s brain, as many of the European labels and houses once known for luxurious materials and fine tailoring turned…

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