Dozens of Women in Gaming Speak Out About Sexism and Harassment

More than 70 people in the gaming industry, most of them women, have come forward with allegations of gender-based discrimination, harassment and sexual assault since Friday. They have shared their stories in statements posted to Twitter, YouTube, Twitch and the blogging platform TwitLonger. The outpouring of stories from competitive gamers and streamers, who broadcast their…

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Anthony Bourdain Remembered by Friends

The chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés want Anthony Bourdain to be remembered not on the day of his death two years ago, but on his birthday, June 25, which they call Bourdain Day. In 2018, Shane Aquârt, known as Dready, an artist based on the Cayman Islands, created a digital painting of the three…

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When Face Masks Hide Your Smile and Other Emotions.

As cities and states reopen slowly after coronavirus lockdowns, more people are stepping out, cautiously, into a changed world. If they are being careful not to spread disease, they are also in masks. And that means many of us are missing a small but important social lubricant: the smile. In anxious times, we may want…

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Shopbop Dresses Are Up to 45% Off During Amazon’s «Big Style Sale»

Courtesy Amazon’s Big Style Sale kicked off and Shopbop styles are included in the discounts too. The trendy retailer is part of the Amazon fam and the deals are sweet, so drop everything you’re doing because we are talking about super cute summer dresses that are up to 45% off . (Reader, note that the…

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Working Together During Social Distancing

Amy Shack Egan, the owner of Modern Rebel, a wedding planning business in Dumbo, Brooklyn, is not exactly a sports fan. But in mid-April she watched the Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” with her husband. What was shaping up to be the darkest Brooklyn wedding season in memory suddenly looked brighter. “Somebody said to…

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What’s Involved in a Mommy Makeover?

Having one child or multiple children has a big effect on a woman’s body. Childbearing involves the body going through many changes to accommodate the woman’s needs as well as the needs of the developing baby. Many of the changes that come along with that can go on long after having had the children. For…

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Are Magnetic or Glue Lashes More Comfortable?

As technology progresses, we’re seeing more innovative ideas than ever. One such to come along fairly recently is that of magnetic false lashes. The idea is that you no longer have to mess with glues or adhesives to get comfortable lashes. It’s supposed to be quick, painless, and easy. But could it really be so…

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What Shapes Do Acrylic Nails Come In?

Maybe your first experience with acrylic nails was in high school; you got treated to a “full set” for prom, or maybe some other special event. Chances are, the one and only shape on the menu was squared off and definitely painted French. Times have changed and now the options for nail shapes are numerous.…

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Goodbye, Pedicures. Hello, Peels.

As quarantining à deux goes, you could do worse than Jamil Moen and Robin Linn. The couple has been staying positive and busy at home in Culver City, Calif., with pursuits both shared (classic film screenings, head-shaving sessions) and individual. Mr. Moen, who is the brand director of the Honest Company, is committed to working…

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How to Create an Outdoor Room

If you are fortunate enough to have a terrace, a porch or some backyard space, spending a lot of time at home can be a much nicer experience. But how you design that space makes all the difference. “A lot of times, you’ll see a beautiful garden with very organized furniture, which looks pretty, but…

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