UGG Slippers Are the Best Slippers, Period the End

Ties, Starbucks gift cards, and holiday-themed pajamas you can wear for approximately two days of the year are gifts that fall into a category of presents that are just…fine. What they lack in personality they make up for in ubiquity. This grouping of items are relatively harmless. They’re things you can throw at a cousin…

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Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of bronchitis

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Bronchitis is a common infection of the lower respiratory tract. Typically, the same viruses that cause the common cold cause bronchitis. Bronchitis is a common condition, with around 5% of adults reporting a bout of acute…

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Jacqueline Woodson on Africa, America and Slavery’s Fierce Undertow

IN THE COASTAL TOWN of Elmina, Ghana, the Atlantic Ocean crashes against the rocks with such a ferocity, I make our kids move back away from the gray-blue water. Four hundred years have passed since captured Africans were forced across these waves on their way to bondage in the New World and now, standing at…

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Italian Cookies for the Holidays

Ciao, Gloria in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, is a new source for abundant platters of classic Italian cookies like rainbow squares, craggy brutti ma buoni and white chocolate-dipped cantucci. The cafe is owned by Renato Poliafito, who was a founder of Baked. The pastry chef, Ginger Fisher Baldwin, also from Baked, is creating the cookies with…

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Fourth Floor, Men’s Wear. Fifth Floor, Martinis.

New York City department stores have uncovered a relationship between mules and Moscow mules. In the basement of the new Nordstrom flagship on West 57th Street, a few feet from the women’s shoe department, is the Shoe Bar, serving sparkling wine by the glass and bottle, as well as cocktails with names like Corpse Reviver…

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We Beat Sleep Apnea. It Should Be Easier for You to Do It, Too.

Both of us have sleep apnea, and both of us receive treatment that makes a world of difference. It could make a big difference in your life, too. Sleep apnea is quite common, with estimates that it affects up to 17 percent of men and 9 percent of women ages 50 to 70, and 10…

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The 10 Best Los Angeles Dishes of 2019

LOS ANGELES — Throughout my first year as a restaurant critic living in Los Angeles, zigzagging across the city in my car, I kept a running list of delicious things I wanted to tell you about. There was the sheer, oversize tortilla sobaquera that I had at El Ruso in Boyle Heights just the other…

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Marie Claire Editor Departing for Health Start-Up

Hearst Magazines announced today that Anne Fulenwider, the editor in chief of Marie Claire, would leave her post at the end of the year. Aya Kanai, the chief fashion director of Hearst, has been named the new editor of the women’s magazine, and will start in January. Ms. Fulenwider has been the top editor at…

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TikTok’s Biggest Hits of the Year — and Its Predictions for 2020

TikTok has released the TikTok 100, a year-in-review list that names the top videos, genres, creators and memes that shaped the fastest-growing platform of the past year. The list highlights popular TikToks in topic areas like beauty and style, sports, pets and dance trends. The most viral videos on the app included a science experiment…

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When Drug Side Effects Pose Real Dangers

About a month ago, I took myself off a medication without first contacting the doctor who prescribed it, a step I have often cautioned others never to do. A neurologist had put me on the anticonvulsant drug Keppra as a preventive in case a seizure had caused an otherwise unexplained fall on my head and…

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