An Art Show for Food Lovers

Artists have illustrated food and drink throughout the ages. An exhibition, “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food in Art,” surveys 20th-century interpretations by more than 30 artists. It includes works by Édouard Vuillard, Georges Braque, Kazimir Malevich, Arman, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson and Anh Duong. “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food…

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Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin and hair growth

Ferritin is a protein that stores iron for the body to use as needed. Many parts of the body contain ferritin, including the spleen, liver, blood, and hair follicles. When a person has a low ferritin count, they will also be low in iron. Because hair follicles contain ferritin, some people think that raising ferritin…

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Atlantic-Pacific’s New Collab Is Just In Time for the Holiday Party Season

With the holiday party circuit ready to cram your calendars, it’s time to start dressing the festive part. Influencer Blair Eadie, aka Instagram’s Atlantic-Pacific who boasts 1.5 million followers, is here to satisfy your soirée needs. For her second collaboration with Nordstrom in-house brand Halogen—the first was this October—we’re getting dozens of pieces perfect for…

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A 17-Mile Hike to Unite San Francisco

I was feeling down on my hometown, a fractured city of appalling inequality out of which has sprung an industry that’s contributed to the ruin of our country — and also, probably, my mind. The quirky tech scene had soured, while the houses had gotten grander and the homelessness more brutal. My family has been…

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Medical News Today: Why you should wash fruits and vegetables

Although most people know that they must handle animal products appropriately to prevent illness, fruits and vegetables can also carry harmful germs. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimate that around 48 million people every year get sick from eating contaminated food. In recent years, outbreaks of foodborne illnesses have occurred due to bacteria on…

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Statin Drugs Not Linked to Memory Decline in Study

There has been some evidence that statins cause cognitive problems, and enough case reports to make the Food and Drug Administration require a warning label on the medicines. But a large Australian study reports that the cholesterol-lowering drugs are not associated with a decline in memory or thinking ability. Over six years, researchers periodically measured…

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Chinese Roast Duck, but Make It Turkey

The three days leading up to Thanksgiving are manic at Kau Kau BBQ Market & Restaurant, a mainstay in Seattle’s Chinatown that specializes in Chinese barbecue. At least two extra cooks are brought on to help clean, brine, dry, baste and roast holiday turkeys 24 hours a day in the kitchen’s already packed ovens: crisp-skinned,…

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Her Lifestyle Brands Include Gwyneth Paltrow and Lady Gaga

Up Next: Nicole Quinn Age: 34 Hometown: Surrey, England Now Lives: In a four-bedroom house in Burlingame, Calif. Claim to Fame: Ms. Quinn is a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a venture capital firm in Menlo Park, Calif., with high-profile clients including Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba. Nicknamed the “celebrity whisperer,” Ms. Quinn often commutes…

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Neiman Marcus’ Fantasy Gifts Are Everything I’ve Ever Wanted

If the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book isn’t the peak of holiday season, I don’t know what is. The luxury department chain’s annual catalog of top-tier holiday gifts are well worth getting on Santa’s nice list for—a $35,000 Moët and Chandon vending machine, anyone?—and past Fantasy Gifts include everything from a $150,000 Arch motorcycle designed by…

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The Best Roast Potatoes Manage to Get Even Better

There are thoughts that roll around inside a professional recipe writer’s head on a seasonal cycle: “How many more words can one write about hamburgers?” “Can we just agree that spatchcocking is the best way to roast a turkey?” “Doesn’t everyone in the world know how to boil an egg by now?” (The responses, in…

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