It’s Hot in the Hamptons, but Cool in Brooklyn

It’s a consolation for the rest of us that skinny people also sweat, even ones who are expensively dressed. More than 100 elegant guests attended dinner in mid-90-degree heat Saturday, at the Sunset Beach resort on Shelter Island, N.Y. It had been temporarily rebranded the “Chanel J12 Yacht Club” to promote a line of watches,…

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Your Data Were ‘Anonymized’? These Scientists Can Still Identify You

Your medical records might be used for scientific research. But don’t worry, you’re told — personally identifying data were removed. Information about you gathered by the Census Bureau might be made public. But don’t worry — it, too, has been “anonymized.” On Tuesday, scientists showed that all this information may not be as anonymous as…

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Boris Johnson and the Rise of Silly Style

On the world stage there are few national leaders who can compete with President Trump in the indelible image-making sweepstakes of the new social media order. With his tangerine skin and white-circled sun-bed-goggle eyes, his candy-floss blond comb-over and too-long bright red ties and blowzy Brioni suits, he is a cartoon of a politician straight…

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Medical News Today: Ocular migraine: Everything you need to know

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Medical News Today: How to identify and treat infected blisters

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A Global Feast in an Unlikely Spot: Lancaster, Pa.

LANCASTER, Pa. — Lancaster Central Market, a patchwork of stalls neatly encased in a Romanesque-style downtown building since 1889, has long been a bustling hub where the area’s large Pennsylvania Dutch population sells the fruit, meat, baked goods and other foods produced on farms outside the city. Image Lancaster Central Market has operated out of…

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The Met’s Next Big Fashion Show Comes From One Little-Known Woman

Back in the middle of the last century, Sandy Schreier would come once a year to New York from Detroit, her hometown, and wander around the Metropolitan Museum of Art with her husband, Sherwin. “Someday,” Ms. Schreier, now in her 80s, would tell him, “my pieces of couture will be here with all these gorgeous…

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The Growing Popularity of the Bridesmaid Robe

A decade ago, Charlotte Hale was in search of a clever marketing hook for her new clothing business, Plum Pretty Sugar, which manufactured and sold robes and other leisure wear for women. “You wear a robe to go to bed at night,” she thought. “You wear a robe to get ready. Who gets ready in…

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Mastering the Art of the Tablescape

When a room is nearly finished and all the major pieces of furniture are in place, there’s one thing you need to make the space feel complete: an artfully arranged tablescape, or grouping of objects on a console, coffee, side or center table. “The poetry of a room is often found in these more intimate…

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