15 On-Sale Pieces That Will Help You Deal With Tricky Spring Weather

I hate to break it to you guys, but we’re officially entering into that time of year where you’ll be asking yourself the same question every morning: «Should I wear a jacket?» Yes, winter dressing might be brutal, but getting dressed for Spring is so much worse (there I said it), because the weather is…

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No Longer Recommended by Doctors, if You’re Healthy

For years, low-dose aspirin has been described as a panacea to ward off heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular disease. New guidelines, though, suggest that aspirin should not be prescribed to most adults who are in good cardiovascular health and that the risk of internal bleeding often outweighs the benefit. The American College of Cardiology…

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8 Bikini Trends That Are Taking Over Instagram This Summer

There are small, but distinct differences between your pool bikini, beach bikini, and vacation bikini. After all, wearing white on the sand leads to ruining the fabric’s stark hue but could look really amazing against a turquoise pool. Substantial fabrics are needed for snorkeling and diving, but you could go with something a little slinkier…

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A 7-Hour, 6-Mile, Round-the-Museum Tour of the Prado

It’s often said that we don’t appreciate what we have until it’s gone. In the early 19th century, Spain’s royal family had time to ruminate on that axiom when they lost not only their throne to Napoleon’s brother, Joseph Bonaparte, but also hundreds of priceless paintings and other treasures, which had been stripped from Spanish…

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Medical News Today: Home remedies for sensitive teeth

Having sensitive teeth can sometimes make eating and drinking a painful experience. However, certain home remedies may help reduce tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is a common and treatable condition. A 2013 study found that one in eight people who visited dental practices experienced sensitive teeth. In this article, we explore some home remedies for sensitive…

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The Best Cookbooks for Kids

Children don’t really need cookbooks that are written just for them. They can learn at your elbow the way children have for hundreds of years. But cookbooks can be a great way to give kids a taste of ownership in the kitchen, normally a grown-up’s domain. And for those adults who may not naturally involve…

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Carefully Smash the Patriarchy

On the last day of January, more than 100 people poured into the Rare Book Room at the Strand bookstore to hear Carol Gilligan, a veteran of second wave feminism, and Naomi Snider, a former student of Dr. Gilligan’s at New York University, talk about patriarchy, and what to do about it. Though the crowd…

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Trilobites: Honey as a Pollution Detector? It’s a Sweet Idea

Organic things can carry coded messages about their home environments. Tree rings can tell scientists what the atmosphere was like when the tree was young. Lichens can reveal local air pollution levels. Now, scientists in Canada report that honey carries a message, too. A survey of urban beehives around Vancouver, which was published last week…

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