Mini-Vows: In Each Other’s Corner From the Beginning

Suzanne Lynn Grossman and JB Sugar were married Jan. 26 at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne, Vt. Rabbi Jan Salzman officiated. The bride, who is 42 and will be taking her husband’s name, works in Shelburne handling content-driven marketing programs for a variety of publications at the Meredith Corporation, the media company. She graduated…

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Does Society Need Andrew Dice Clay?

“I get it, girls. It’s rape.” Andrew Dice Clay was contemplating Harvey Weinstein while pacing the stage at the Laugh Factory on New Year’s weekend, a 320-person club inside the Tropicana in Las Vegas, a casino with $10 tables and zero inferiority complex about it. “But for guys in here 50 or 60 years old,…

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Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?

Never once at the start of my workweek — not in my morning coffee shop line; not in my crowded subway commute; not as I begin my bottomless inbox slog — have I paused, looked to the heavens and whispered: #ThankGodIt’sMonday. Apparently, that makes me a traitor to my generation. I learned this during a…

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Stuff and Things: The Secret World of Amazon’s Power Reviewers

A U.P.S. driver once said the house set his delivery record: 32 packages in one day. There have been bigger days since, and the burden is now spread across three carriers. Most of it falls to the local postal carriers. They used to make the rounds in a sedan until the sheer volume of packages…

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Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age…

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Medical News Today: Modified herpes virus effective against late-stage melanoma

A new treatment with a genetically modified herpes virus is effective against stage 3B and stage 4 melanoma, a recent human study confirms. A genetically modified herpes virus is demonstrably effective against stage 3 melanoma, researchers show. In 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of talimogene laherparepvec (TVEC) for…

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The Deep Allure of the One-Pan Recipe

It’s 7 p.m., and dinner is on the table: a large, one-dish centerpiece for everyone to dig into. We call it a “one-pot wonder” for a good reason, and that is its incredible ability to connect ingredients and humans alike. Centuries of cooking in underground pits or stone-built hearths have shaped our instincts to both…

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Florence Knoll Bassett, 101, Designer of the Modern American Office, Dies

Florence Knoll Bassett, a pioneering designer and entrepreneur who created the modern look and feel of America’s postwar corporate office with sleek furniture, artistic textiles and an uncluttered, free-flowing workplace environment, died on Friday in Coral Cables, Fla. She was 101. Her death was announced by David E. Bright, a spokesman for Knoll Inc., the…

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