14 Hours Inside the Church of BravoCon

First, I needed coffee. After I found a seat in the packed ballroom before the first panel on the first day of the first BravoCon this past Friday, I headed to the concession stand in search of caffeine. It was a little before 10 a.m. “Sorry, we aren’t open yet,” the woman behind the counter…

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Medical News Today: Asymmetrical eyes: What to know

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Asymmetrical eyes — or eyes that are not the same size, shape, or level as each other — are very common. In rare cases, having asymmetrical eyes may indicate an underlying medical condition. Most of the…

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How the Brain Can Rewire Itself After Half of It Is Removed

Shortly after the birth of her first son, Monika Jones learned that he had a rare neurological condition that made one side of his brain abnormally large. Her son, Henry, endured hundreds of seizures a day. Despite receiving high doses of medication, his little body seemed like a rag doll as one episode blended into…

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The Metaphysics of Kylie Cosmetics Being Sold to Coty

On Monday, Kylie Jenner sold 51 percent of her cosmetics and skin care brand to Coty for $600 million, a price tag that values the enterprise at $1.2 billion. Whether we agree that she is self-made or not — and you can argue that in many ways she is mom-made — you can’t dispute where…

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Medical News Today: What to do about a dent in the head

Not everyone has the same skull shape, and normal variations exist among individuals. The skull is not perfectly round or smooth, so it is normal to feel slight bumps and ridges. However, a dent in the head, especially if it is new, requires a trip to the doctor to determine the cause. In this article,…

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Jennifer Lopez Is the New Face of Coach

Jennifer Lopez just landed a new job, and this time she’s not doing a «front hook, ankle hook, knee hook» around a pole. Today, November 19, Coach announced that the multi-hyphenate is the new global face of the brand. Her partnership with the fashion house will start rolling out during the spring 2020 season, where…

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The Brain Benefits of Reading and Writing

People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia. Researchers studied 983 adults 65 and older with four or fewer years of schooling. Ninety percent were immigrants from the Dominican Republic, where there were limited opportunities for schooling. Many had learned to read outside of school, but 237 could…

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The Market Line Opens in the Essex Crossing Complex

Headliner The Market Line The options for something to eat in the Essex Crossing complex are about to grow considerably with the opening of the Market Line, a culinary collection beneath the recently opened Essex Market. Three broad staircases (and two elevators) lead to a grid of wide aisles lined with food stands and larger…

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The Best Nintendo Switch Games for Casual Gamers

Pokémon Sword (or Shield) Nintendo amazon.com $58.99 Pokémon’s new big game for the Nintendo Switch features an open-world environment (modeled off of England), an improved battle system for those who have been playing the games, and Dynamax battles where you and your friends can fight with giant versions of your Pokémon. Be prepared to lose many hours…

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How to Throw a Romantic Greek Dinner Party

On a recent fall evening in Red Hook, Brooklyn, the sky was shifting colors quickly, from blue-gray to violet, and then swiftly, it was dark. Assembled in the verdant courtyard of the ceramist Cassandra MacLeod’s studio were the friends of the chef Mina Stone, who last week opened her Mediterranean-inspired restaurant Mina’s at MoMA PS1…

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