The Flooding of Venice: What Tourists Need to Know

The high water that devastated Venice this month — flooding its streets, its squares, its landmark churches — has prompted a political storm in Italy, fresh concerns about climate change and debates about how to protect one of the world’s most treasured cities. But for many, many tourists who themselves often inundate the city, the…

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Medical News Today: Facial warts and how to remove them

Warts are harmless growths that can occur anywhere on the body, including on the face. They are caused by certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Read on to learn more about the different types of wart that can appear on the face. This article also provides information on how to remove them, as well…

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Everlane Is Now Making Knee-High Boots (Yay)

Courtesy The Knee-High Boot Everlane everlane.com $250.00 This week alone, we clocked everyone from Amal Clooney to Rosie Huntington-Whitely wearing the hottest trend of the season: knee-high boots. They have been on our wish list ever since Erica Russo, Bloomingdale’s fashion director, told us they’re they were the it-shoe of the year, but we’ve been…

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Medical News Today: How to treat hair loss from medication

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Many prescription and some over-the-counter medications can cause hair loss as a side effect. Hair loss as a result of medications is often temporary, meaning normal hair growth will resume when people stop taking the drug.…

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6 Perfect Pieces of Treat-Yourself Diamond Jewelry

There are a million reasons to buy yourself jewelry: a promotion at work, a major creative accomplishment, a big dream realized, the beginning—or end—of a relationship, or simply just because. The latter, though seemingly less quantifiable on the surface, is one of the best reasons to invest in a new piece. It’s a tangible reminder…

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Mrs. Rogers’s Neighborhood

Patricia Clarkson has advice for getting bargains at charity sales. “You got to fight,” Ms. Clarkson said last Thursday at Fashion for Action, an annual shopping benefit for Housing Works, which is known to attract an elbows-out crowd. “Because there are things that are hot and people who’ll push in front of you.” Ms. Clarkson,…

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100 Women, One Mile-Long Runway

Most runway shows take place during designated fashion weeks—within the walls of hotspots in major cities worldwide. Recently, though, SOREL broke the mold—the footwear brand totally ditched fashion show norms for its New York show in early October. Professional models, for one, were not involved. Instead, SOREL chose to cast a lineup of real, everyday…

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Office Design That Sends a New Message

This article is part of our November Design special section, which focuses on style, function and form in the workplace. It’s been 20 years since the release of “Office Space,” the Mike Judge movie that lampooned the drudgery of the corporate workplace. In many ways, office culture remains the same. But these days, the soul-sucking…

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A Very Sarah Jessica Parker History of Wearing Lingerie On-Screen

Despite starring in a show about sex, Sarah Jessica Parker doesn’t often discuss carnality. She’s got other things to do, like make dreamy shoes and get divorced on TV and save her neighborhood from squash robbers. Until now. That’s thanks to Initimissimi, the Italian lingerie chain smart enough to snare SJP as its main model.…

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What If Porn Had No Pictures?

“I know it when I see it,” Justice Potter Stewart famously wrote in a 1964 Supreme Court case when asked to set legal parameters for “hard-core” pornography. But what do you call it — hard-core, soft-core, whatever you like — when there’s nothing to see? “‘Erotica’ doesn’t sound as fun,” said Caroline Spiegel, a founder…

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