Jack Dorsey Is Gwyneth Paltrow for Silicon Valley

Image Jack Dorsey in October 2018.CreditPhillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED25 Young men are staggering around, hungry for days. They are throwing themselves into ice baths and cryotherapy pods. There are not enough beds at the silent vegan meditation centers to accommodate them. They need more near-infrared bulbs. They are the followers of Jack Dorsey, Silicon…

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Hungry City: Just Like Home: Freshly Folded Dumplings in Brooklyn

There is a point at which a restaurant with an open kitchen becomes more kitchen than restaurant, and diners feel more like lucky house guests than paying customers. To conjure this effect, fine-dining establishments may send people home with a ribbon-tied Ball jar of quirkily flavored granola. Mama’s Noodle House, a small Chinese restaurant in…

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Social Q’s: How Can I Save My Workaholic Boyfriend From Himself?

I’ve been with my boyfriend for a year. Occasionally, he goes into deep panics about his work and cancels plans — and not just with me. He cancels dinners with friends and important doctors’ appointments, holidays with his family and trips we’ve booked months in advance. I love him, and want to be compassionate about…

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Measles Case on Cruise Ship Leads to Quarantine in St. Lucia

The Caribbean nation of St. Lucia has quarantined a cruise ship on the island after identifying a confirmed case of measles on board, a health official said. Passengers and crew aboard the large ship were not permitted to leave, Dr. Merlene Fredericks-James, the nation’s chief medical officer, said on Tuesday. The highly infectious disease, which…

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Medical News Today: Does living alone increase mental health risk?

A new study has concluded that living alone is linked to common mental disorders. The authors have also identified the main driver of this worrying relationship. Researchers examined the links between mental health and living alone. Some common mental disorders (CMDs) include mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use disorders. According to some studies, almost one-third…

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36 Hours in Melbourne

Pity Melbourne: After seven years of topping the Economist Intelligence Unit’s most livable city rankings, it was finally displaced last year by another coffee-loving city, Vienna. Despite being nudged down a notch to No. 2, Melburnians aren’t too worried. Though the city is currently grappling with issues related to being such a popular place to…

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Work Friend: How to Handle a ‘Ghost Promotion’ at Work

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Who Takes the Cake? Recently, my boss came to me and said he needed to remove our current manager. He asked if I’d be interested in taking over.…

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Anti-Infective Drugs Tied to Eating Disorders

Girls who have serious or repeated infections in childhood are at higher risk for developing eating disorders in adolescence, a new study has found. The study, in JAMA Psychiatry, tracked 525,643 girls — every girl born in Denmark from 1989 through 2006. The researchers recorded all prescriptions that were filled for antibiotics and other anti-infective…

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Running in Bolivia

The teenager running alongside me, Luz, doesn’t say much. She is focused, her head dead straight, her stride landing rhythmically on the tarmac highway. Luz belongs to La Paz’s El Condor running club, which escapes the congestion of the city every Saturday for a training run up on the Bolivian high plateau, the altiplano. A…

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Saving the Teeth of Patients With Special Needs

Cheryl Closs, a mother of four from West Islip, N.Y., wanted to save her daughter Bella’s two front teeth. They were badly decayed, and one dentist wanted to just pull them out. But Ms. Closs was having none of it. Bella, who is 15 and in 8th grade, has special needs and uses a wheelchair.…

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