Sting, Annie Lenox and Other MTV Stars Sing for the Rainforest

“Is this the greatest concert any of us have ever heard?” Robert Downey Jr. asked from the stage of the Beacon Theater in Manhattan on Monday night. The crowd roared in agreement. The lineup already featured Deborah Harry, Darryl McDaniels (of Run D.M.C.), James Taylor, Shaggy and Ricky Martin. Yet to come were Bruce Springsteen…

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Medical News Today: Constipation and headaches at the same time

Constipation is the medical term for infrequent or hard-to-pass bowel movements. A person may have constipation if they have not had a bowel movement in 3 or more days, or if they need to strain very hard when they do have one. Sometimes, a person may experience a headache in addition to constipation. In some…

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How to Have a 5-Star Hotel Experience in Paris Without Booking a Room

Headed to Paris? Even if you don’t have the budget to book a room at one of the city’s sumptuous five-star hotels, you can still dip your toe into Parisian glitz and glamour by splurging on one of these on-property experiences. Dinner: V Restaurant at Hotel Vernet Seated in one of the leather banquettes beneath…

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Medical News Today: What to know about HCG pregnancy tests

An HCG pregnancy test checks human chorionic gonadotropin levels in the blood or urine. This measurement means that an HCG test can test whether a woman is pregnant, as well as whether their body is producing the right level of pregnancy hormones. Typically, HCG levels increase steadily during the first trimester, peak, then decline as…

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The Long Claims Behind Longer Eyelashes

When an eyelash growth product called Lavish Lash became an Amazon best seller in 2017, a flood of customers promptly wrote to ask: Can I use this on my eyebrows? Answer: Yes. But then, inevitably, the product’s maker, a Miami company called Hairgenics, released an eyebrow-specific formula. Asked about the key difference in the new…

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The Staple Pieces You Should Be Wearing This Winter, Based on Your Sign

SCORPIO Heattech Fleece Turtleneck Long-Sleeve T-Shirt uniqlo.com $14.90 If your go-to look is almost all-black, and your closet is a sea of one dark top after the next, you’re a true Scorpio. Add this sleek tee to your collection: It’s understated, but the slim silhouette keeps it chic. People who fall into your astro-type “don’t like to draw attention to…

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This Is Not About How Young People Use Tech

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Taylor Lorenz, an internet culture reporter, discussed the tech she’s using. You often write about what young people are doing with tech. (O.K. boomer!) What tools do you use to keep your finger on the pulse? I spend a…

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Jean Seberg’s Legacy: A Look With a Life of Its Own

To three generations of fans, Jean Seberg is a haircut: the side-swept pixie she wore in “Breathless,” the French cinema classic from 1960 that made her an international star. She would have chafed to hear that. No blank-faced mannequin with a gamin crop, Seberg, who died at 40 in 1979, made more than 30 movies…

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The Holiday Wardrobe MVPs to Get You Through This Season

As the holiday season approaches, your calendar is likely packed with all kinds of social gatherings: family get-togethers, obligatory office parties, cocktails with friends, and NYE festivities. (Plus that blind date you agreed to after one too many eggnogs with your aunt—it happens.) With so much on the agenda, the big question—of course—is what to…

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The Most Popular Recipes of the Year

Maanchi’s cheese buldak did good business. And so did this cannellini-bean pasta with beurre blanc that Tejal learned from Jack Monroe, the British food writer. That’s 2019, anyway. You may be looking to the months ahead, and toward the shock of the new. I’ll start with a recipe that isn’t a recipe so much as…

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