Global Health: A Twin Inside a Twin: In Colombia, an Extraordinary Birth

A Colombian woman has given birth to a baby whose abdomen contained the tiny, half-formed — but still growing — body of her own twin sister. This type of birth, an example of “fetus-in-fetu,” is very rare but not unprecedented. [Like the Science Times page on Facebook. | Sign up for the Science Times newsletter.]…

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Boîte: Tulum Hot Spot Plants Itself in SoHo

Image The Gitano Jungle Room is the SoHo transplant of a decadent restaurant in Tulum. CreditNina Westervelt for The New York Times ­­Gitano Jungle Room SoHo The swarm of wealthy international travelers to and from New York can inspire grand attempts to recreate chic drinking and dining destinations enjoyed in more exotic locales. That’s the…

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Browsing: Which Spring Trends to Try First?

Everyone knows that the weather and the Gregorian calendar don’t always communicate. Still, that shouldn’t stop us from getting excited about the official beginning of spring. Even if the vernal equinox doesn’t instantly usher in warmer weather, the ceremonial end of winter is a decent excuse to prep your spring wardrobe. To start, focus on…

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Me Time: So I Thought I Couldn’t Dance

My new life as a 40-year-old ballerina started on Instagram. A couple of times a month, I would see friends posting videos from a dance class called Moves. It looked like Kate Bush had choreographed a ’90s R&B video set to an esoteric Britney Spears remix. I wanted to go but always found an excuse…

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Tech We’re Using: Talking to Taffy Is Low Tech. And Intense.

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Taffy Brodesser-Akner, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine who occasionally writes for Arts, discussed the tech she’s using. You’re known for writing profiles of people like Tonya Harding and Bradley Cooper. What tools do you use…

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21 Classic Sunglasses for Every Face Shape

No shade, but skinny frames are kind of a trend we wish we sat out. So this year we’re course correcting and going all in on classic sunglasses. That means sophisticated cat eyes, timeless aviators, universally flattering wayfarers, and other shapes we won’t regret. If you’re feeling the same, shop 21 pairs of frames that…

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Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money

As tattooed rockers, tech bros and Instagram influencers pile into the tweedy world of watch collecting, prices for sought-after classics from brands like Rolex, Omega and Patek Philippe are shooting up. In some cases, they have doubled in just a couple of years. These next-generation collectors see old timepieces not just as a subtly stylish…

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Six Up-and-Coming Collectible Watches for Your Bonus Check

Image Rolex Submariner, reference 16800, from Bob’s Watches. If you didn’t scoop up a $200,000 Paul Newman-model Rolex Daytona a couple of decades ago, when they were selling for a tenth of that price, you missed your chance. You can read all about how wealthy people use watches to grow wealth here. All is not…

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Critical Shopper: Visit the New Celine. Or Is It the New Old Celine?

Celine’s new Madison Avenue flagship is where Hedi Slimane’s debut collection for the house is now for sale. In October, critics incinerated these clothes, so brokenhearted were fans of Phoebe Philo’s vision for Celine when they saw the 96 looks that seemed to say only: “Yeah, I party.” Then, on March 1, Mr. Slimane showed…

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