Like a Boss: Robin Arzón’s Peloton Work Diary: ‘It Feels Like I Ingested Fire’

Robin Arzón is a fitness instructor, but that label undersells her star power. She works at Peloton, a New York start-up that sells $2,245 bikes and $4,295 treadmills and streams live exercise classes to their internet-connected screens. Peloton prefers to call instructors like Ms. Arzón “talent” — because they are. From personal experience struggling through…

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Agnès Varda, Influential French New Wave Filmmaker, Dies at 90

Agnès Varda, a groundbreaking French filmmaker who was closely associated with the New Wave — although her reimagining of filmmaking conventions actually predated the work of Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut and others identified with that movement — died on Friday morning at her home in Paris. She was 90. Her death, from breast cancer, was…

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Trilobites: How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Your Sweat

It’s actually very difficult to attract mosquitoes. It may not feel that way on a warm and sticky summer night. But every time a mosquito sneaks up to an animal thousands of times its size to feed, it is trying to pull off something extremely dangerous, said Matthew DeGennaro, a mosquito geneticist and professor at…

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Loro Piana Does More Than Cashmere Sweaters

“I didn’t really know Loro Piana even did womenswear,” Karolina Kurkova said over of a lunch of grilled lobsters plucked from the Caribbean sea mere hours before. The Czech model was one of a carefully curated mix of actors, influencers, entrepreneurs and musicians—including actors (and couple) Annabelle Wallis and Chris Pine, social entrepreneur Leila Janah,…

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Reformation Launched Its Permanent Plus Size Collection Just in Time for Spring

Reformation’s style categories have expanded over the past years, going from a sustainable clothing brand that offers just cute dresses and tops to one that also offers jeans, swimsuits, petite-size clothing, and children’s clothes. Last year in March, the company even, finally, released a plus size collection with model Ali Tate Cutler in sizes 0…

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Medical News Today: Dark spots on the skin: Causes and how to treat them

Dark spots on the skin, or hyperpigmentation, occur when some areas of the skin produce more melanin than usual. Melanin gives the eyes, skin, and hair their color. Dark spots on the skin are not a cause for concern and do not need treatment, though people may choose to remove them for cosmetic reasons. Depending…

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Mary Boone Is Not Done

When Mary Boone learned, back in 2012, that she was under investigation for tax fraud, she called a woman who had been sent to prison for financial crimes. That’s how she wound up across from Martha Stewart at Bottega del Vino, a fancy restaurant and wine bar around the corner from the Plaza Hotel. They…

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the…

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The $60 Trench Coat You’ll Want to Add to Your Collection

Spring is officially here, so it’s finally time to pack away your fleece-lined tights, snow boots, and winter puffer coats. Rejoice and break out the season’s #1 topper, your trench coat, a style that makes you feel somewhere between an Olsen twin in Winning London and an Olivia Pope type crisis-managing the nation’s capitol. The…

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