3 Things To Know When Washing Denim

Premyuda YospimGetty Images You’ve got your seven-step nightly skincare routine down pat―so why don’t you care for your quality fashion pieces the way you care for your complexion? Just like «squeaky clean» cleansers can strip your skin of its natural moisture barrier, cheap detergents fade the color and texture on your favorite denim fast. That’s…

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Now Pay Attention, Dear Reader. No, Not to That Article, to This One.

Something is happening to attention. We know this, as we check our phones between thoughts, darting between Instagram and text message exchanges and back again. And now, our books know it too. The subject of attention is everywhere in publishing, spanning genres from self-help to satire to fiction. Take the newest addition to the literature…

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Here’s Soylent’s New Product. It’s Food.

“When we first started coming up with this idea of portioned, chewable nutrition, we were like, ‘Oh it should be a cube,’” said Bryan Crowley, the chief executive of Soylent. They tried it. Turns out, he said, “Cubes are really difficult to do.” So Soylent — the contrarian food replacement company that made its name…

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Can Botox and Cosmetic Surgery Chill Our Relationships With Others?

Let’s say you’re walking down the street and coming toward you is someone pushing a baby in a stroller. The baby looks right at you and bursts into a big, gummy grin. What do you do? If you’re like most people, you reflexively smile back and your insides just melt. The baby might react by…

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Everyone’s Favorite Madewell Jeans Are On Sale

If you’ve ever tried on a pair of Madewell jeans you know they make some of the best denim. The brand has become a go-to for those looking for modern jeans that have a subtle vintage quality, producing wins like those wide-leg cropped jeans you’ve seen on half the women in Brooklyn, and their high-rise…

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Everlane’s First-Ever Unisex Sneakers Are Eco-Friendly and Under $100

Fans of Everlane have been asking for sneakers and now the company has turned everyone’s wishes into reality, announcing kicks will officially be available to shop on April 25. The unisex style, called Tread by Everlane, costs less than $100 and is available in men’s sizes 7 to 13 and women’s sizes 5 to 12.…

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Medical News Today: What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?

Peanuts have a strong nutritional profile. They are an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber, and many key vitamins and minerals. Peanuts come in many forms, including roasted, salted, chocolate-coated, and as peanut butter. Different types have different nutritional profiles and various health benefits. Along with their healthful nutritional profile, peanuts are a calorie-rich food,…

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Hungry City: A Mom-and-Son Source for Portuguese Pastries

If you’re going to eat a pastel de nata, you’d better eat it warm. That’s what Joey Batista, or Bats for short, will tell you at his blink-and-you’ll-miss-it cafe on the Lower East Side. He may also tell you that a pastel de nata is the love child of a crème brûlée and a croissant.…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Mendocino County

Ninety miles north of San Francisco, Mendocino County is just faraway enough to have narrowly escaped the Bay Area’s radical transformation during the tech boom years. In contrast to other formerly quiet Northern California backwaters, Mendocino maintains its rural identity and eccentricities, including its longstanding status as one of the country’s major marijuana-producing regions. Where…

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