We’re All in the Bathroom Filming Ourselves

Open up TikTok and there’s a good chance you’ll be confronted by a teenager in the bathroom. Most home bathrooms are well lit and have nice, bright acoustics. Unlike the kitchen, living room or even bedroom, bathrooms are private spaces, where parents and siblings are trained to not barge in. It’s almost inevitable that they…

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How China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global Economy

HONG KONG — The outbreak of a deadly disease in China has cast a pall over growth prospects for the world’s second largest economy, raising fears about the global outlook if the mysterious coronavirus spreads or worsens. Financial markets across Asia fell on Thursday, led by sharp drop in stocks in China, as investors pondered…

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The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. Sign up here to find us in your inbox every Wednesday. You can always reach us at tlist@nytimes.com. Visit This A Colorful Retreat Where Everything Is for Sale ImageCredit…Claire…

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Wuhan Beyond the Coronavirus: Steel, Cars and Spicy Noodles

If Wuhan could be compared to an American city, it might be Pittsburgh — a much bigger, much hotter Pittsburgh. Wuhan, an industrial city in central China, straddles a river, the Yangtze. It is home to a troubled and declining steel industry. It is a university town filled with college students. The comparisons don’t go…

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Gaultier’s Great Goodbye

PARIS — Jean Paul Gaultier, the French designer who put Madonna in a bullet-bra and men in skirts, scandalized the couture establishment by hosting the TV show “Eurotrash” and never forgot his sense of humor, yet could cut a tuxedo with such panache he was regarded as an heir to Yves Saint Laurent, said goodbye…

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It’s Not You, It’s Your Wedding

Everyone’s a critic, even when it comes to your wedding. Especially when it comes to your wedding. Maybe the groom chomped Bubble Yum as he recited his vows. Or the bridesmaids’ flowers were shaped like baby Yoda. Or the minister yelled at photographers just for doing their job. Whatever the blunder, on the Reddit thread…

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Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that…

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Of Ball Gowns and the Subconscious

PARIS — It’s been a strange, discombobulating dance at the couture, sneaking glances between shows at the impeachment proceedings going on in the United States, the spread of coronavirus in China, and the plutocrats talking sustainability at Davos. World events have a way of raising the stakes on a collection; what can a designer do…

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They’ve Got Their Gems to Keep Them Warm

PARIS —- January is the quieter of the two couture seasons when it comes to displays of haute joaillerie. With many top clients preferring to spend summer in the City of Light rather than the short chilly days of winter, some houses prefer to keep their shimmering meditations on the power of work done by…

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36 Hours in Honolulu

For many travelers, Honolulu is just a stopover en route to Maui or Kauai, with a goal of avoiding the overtouristed maze that Waikiki has become. In 2018, nearly 6 million travelers arrived by air to the island of Oahu, up 16.2 percent in five years. But there is still plenty to do and see…

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