What Causes Bad Body Smell?

Each and every one of us has their own unique smell, and this is normal. But sometimes intense smells become a problem. What can cause a bad body smell? You are experiencing a hormonal failure Sweat glands are most active during the teenage period, and this is not surprising: the body is changing and growing…

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Hottest Fashion Trend: Bermuda Shorts

Every summer season, shorts become a must-have, but this year stylists offer to abandon the usual denim mini-shorts and choose loose Bermuda shorts. Elongated shorts have been shown in the spring-summer collections of Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Max Mara, and others, and a little later they appeared in the wardrobes of street style stars. Those who…

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Celebs Speak out about Their Experience with Racism

By the year 2020 the humankind has traversed a long way, but it appears we are not yet civilized enough to eliminate discrimination (and even murders!) based on people’s skin color. A wide range of diverse outbreaks of racism, recently spurred on by tragic occurrences involving Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Ahmaud Arbery, deaths that…

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The New Escapism: Isolationist Travel

From taking cooking classes in the home of a local to learning traditional crafts from Indigenous people, much of travel — up until March 2020 — was all about connecting with others. Now, in the Covid-19 era, travel is fraught with the demands of social distancing and hygiene. As people start thinking about taking trips,…

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How to Grow Garlic

Every year at about this point in the growing season, Alley Swiss has a ritual he performs. It’s one that humans have done for thousands of years, as they cultivated one of our oldest, most beloved food crops. Mr. Swiss, an organic farmer, walks out into his garlic field in the Okanogan Valley of north-central…

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The Garlic Will Tell You When It’s Time

Every year at about this point in the growing season, Alley Swiss has a ritual he performs. It’s one that humans have done for thousands of years, as they cultivated one of our oldest, most beloved food crops. Mr. Swiss, an organic farmer, walks out into his garlic field in the Okanogan Valley of north-central…

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The V.A. Made Me Vomit. And That Was a Good Thing.

The psychiatrist was bald, with kind eyes, a silver goatee and the air of exhaustion that follows a person who works hard in a difficult field. It was March 2019, and having let an old prescription expire months earlier, I had gone to the Veterans Affairs hospital in Manhattan — my first time at a…

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Saying Goodbye to Long Tall Sally

The fashion industry is in a state of emergency. This has been made clear not only by the mounting bankruptcies of big-name retailers, but also by the closure of beloved small businesses. These are brands that won’t bounce back. There have never been many places to buy a pair of black leather ankle boots in…

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Sitting All Day May Increase Your Risk of Dying From Cancer

Sitting for hours on end could heighten someone’s risk of later dying from cancer, according to a sobering new study of the relationship between inactivity and cancer mortality. The study was epidemiological, providing a snapshot of people’s lives, so it cannot prove cause and effect. But the findings suggest that extremely sedentary people can be…

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Weird Times Call for Even Weirder Shoes

While there may not be any one word to describe our collective state of limbo, one footwear category has emerged, like a gentle intervention, to help us stand astride the void. It’s a water shoe moment. Water shoes, or amphibious footwear, as those in the industry refer to it, were made for moments defined by…

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