How to Make Your Own Printer’s Hat

The pressman’s hat, also known as the printer’s hat, was designed to protect its wearer from ink and grease splatters on the job — all of that 19th-century machinery could get messy — and was still commonly used until the 1990s. Today, the people who work at the The New York Times’s printing plant in…

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Baby Was Infected With Coronavirus in Womb, Study Reports

Researchers on Tuesday reported strong evidence that the coronavirus can be transmitted from a pregnant woman to a fetus. A baby born in a Paris hospital in March to a mother with Covid-19 tested positive for the virus and developed symptoms of inflammation in his brain, said Dr. Daniele De Luca, who led the research…

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Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93

Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, an elegant society figure in Rio de Janeiro who gained a measure of international celebrity in the 1950s and ’60s before transforming herself into a princess by marrying into Brazil’s royal family, died on June 27 in Rio. She was 93. Her stepson Dom João Henrique Orleans e Bragança said…

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Disabled Do-It-Yourselfers Lead Way to Technology Gains

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. Share your stories or email us at ada@nytimes.com. Listen to This Article Computer-generated audio recording Technology is changing the ways that disabled people interact with the world; perhaps more important, it’s also shifting…

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Nasal Coronavirus Vaccines May Work Better Than Injected Ones, Researchers Say

Of the 150-plus coronavirus vaccines in development around the world, the lion’s share will rely on a needle prick to make their way into the body. Most vaccines throughout history have been jabbed into the upper arm, often to great success. But when protecting people against pathogens that invade the airway — like the coronavirus…

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Miuccia Prada Takes Her Final, Solo Bow

Prada’s announcement last February that Raf Simons would be co-creative directing with Miuccia Prada did not seem to really sink in, because today, we were surprised to witness her last solo collection. This is Prada’s final bow, three decades after presenting her first ready-to-wear collection in 1989. As with all designers reacting to Milan’s spring…

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Taylor Lorenz Explains the Cake Meme

Over the past week, social media has been flooded with videos of knives slicing into ordinary objects only to reveal that they are actually made of cake. These hyper-realistic cakes have taken the shape of a bottle of hand lotion, a chicken thigh, a bar of soap, rolls of toilet paper and human heads. It’s…

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A New To-Go Window From an Uptown Fixture

Headliner Butterfield Market Express Window The new Butterfield Market, a branch of the 105-year-old store on Lexington Avenue, is moving into the spacious storefront once occupied by Dean & DeLuca, but it won’t be ready until the fall. Evan Obsatz, one of the owners (along with his sister, Joelle, and his father, Alan), said the…

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The Newest Bridal Archetypes, Straight Off the (Virtual) Couture Runways

Courtesy Haute couture is downright dreamy. It’s where the fashion world’s most-skilled show off the highest level of creativity, technique, quality, and craft. Indeed, wedding dresses have long served as finale looks of the couture collections, but for fall 2020—when the shows are virtual, when weddings have been postponed, when the glamorous affairs where one…

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How Are You Telling Children the Story of the Pandemic?

How will children make sense of the times we are living through? How can parents help them form — and understand — the narrative, even when they themselves feel worried, overwhelmed and unsure? I went back to several of the pediatricians I’ve consulted about different aspects of the coronavirus and asked: How are you telling…

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