Different Ways of How to Sharpen Kitchen Knives

Every knife has its limit. Instead of throwing a good knife away all because it got dull and buying a replacement is not cost-efficient. A dull knife is an easy fix especially if you do it properly. In as much as a knife’s purpose depends on the tip of its edges, the only way we…


F.D.A. Panel Splits on Whether to Approve New Diabetes Drug

An advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration split evenly on Thursday over whether the agency should approve the first oral medication to treat Type 1 diabetes. The committee voted 8-8, leaving it up to the agency to decide by the end of March whether the drug, sotagliflozin, should reach the market. The drug,…


Rites of Passage: The Other Talk

We sat at a dirty table covered in used napkins and crumbs, leftovers from the guests who dined before us. My father took a clean napkin, swept the trash away and sat silently. He didn’t often accompany me on trips to the mall — in fact, I can’t recall a time when he had before,…


Unbuttoned: Rihanna and LVMH Make a Deal and, Possibly, History

Is Rihanna the Coco Chanel of the 21st century? Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton LVMH, the parent company of Dior, Givenchy and Fendi, apparently thinks so. It is in the midst of a deal to back her in a fashion brand, making her the first female designer of color at the largest luxury conglomerate in the…


Medical News Today: How are psoriasis and HIV related?

Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disorder that can sometimes affect people living with HIV. Psoriasis affects an estimated 1 to 3 percent of people with HIV. Psoriasis symptoms can present in the early or late stages of HIV. Both HIV and psoriasis respond to medications, although having both conditions together can make psoriasis treatment more…


Rita Ora’s Collaboration With Giuseppe Zanotti Is Sole-Satisfying

Rita Ora doesn’t believe in a demarcation between on- and offstage life, at least when it comes to her theatrical fashion sense. So after Giuseppe Zanotti designed custom shoes for the 28-year-old’s last UK tour, Ora embarked on a collaboration with the designer, adapting her arena style for everyday wear. The capsule, which launched in…


Rice Rolls, From Queens to Manhattan

Joe’s Steam Rice Roll, which has stands in Flushing, Queens, and Manhattan’s Chinatown, specializes in Cantonese-style cheong fun, broad rice noodles so thin that they’re nearly see-through, rolled around a choice of egg, meat and scattered vegetables.