The Coronavirus Mostly Spares Younger Children. Teens Aren’t So Lucky.

Teenagers are about twice as likely to become infected with the coronavirus as younger children, according to an analysis released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report is based on a review of 277,285 cases among children aged 5 to 17 whose illness was diagnosed from March to September. The findings…

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Tanqueray, Humans of New York Star, Brings in Over $1.5 Million in Donations

Last November, the internet fell in love with Tanqueray, a straight-shooting New Yorker who shared memories of her life as a burlesque dancer in the 1960s and ’70s with the many millions of people who follow Humans of New York on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Her tales were full of underground glamour and gritty…

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Watch Dior’s Spring-Summer 2021 Show Live From Paris

Pascal Le SegretainGetty Images Dior will premiere its spring-summer 2021 runway show live from Paris on Tuesday, September 29 at 2:30 PM CET (8:30AM EST). Every designer is getting creative with their seasonal outputs in the time of COVID, from quarantine-inspired fashion to audience-free unveilings. For the very first time, Dior will stream its ready-to-wear…

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A Spread Worthy of Royalty

In Min Jin Lee’s 2017 novel “Pachinko,” a restaurant owner approaches the protagonist, Sunja, after hearing of her famous kimchi. Sunja’s reputation preceding her, the owner hires her on the spot to supply his restaurant’s banchan — the small side dishes that often accompany a Korean meal. “Any fool can make a marinade and grill…

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In Milan, Fashion Tries to Go Back to Normal. What Does That Even Mean?

In 1975 Valentino Garavani, then the most feted couturier in Rome, moved his ready-to-wear show from Italy to Paris, the better to underscore his position as an equal of fashion’s luminaries rather than a lord of the outer regions. This weekend his heir, Pierpaolo Piccioli, moved it back — or at least to Milan, the…

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How to Read a Wine Label, in 12 Easy Lessons

Buying wine can be a paralyzing challenge. Facing a wall of unfamiliar bottles can frustrate even the most worldly consumer. Those bottles have labels, of course, often with loads of information about the character and nature of the wine within. But the more detail they offer to knowledgeable wine consumers, the more baffling they seem…

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Your Best Sandwiches

I ate ham and cheese sandwiches for two months of lunches, it felt like, until one day I lost the taste for them and had to make a switch. I had a little fist of duck breast left over from when I’d made a couple of them for dinner, cooked slowly on the stovetop under…

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Black Microbiologists Push for Visibility Amid a Pandemic

A few days before her fifth-grade science fair, Ariangela Kozik awoke to the overwhelming scent of poultry past its due. It was exactly what the young scientist had been hoping for. “Whew,” she recalled thinking at the time. “There is definitely something growing in here.” She rushed into her kitchen, where a neat stack of…

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A Potential Downside of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is a trendy weight loss strategy. But a new study found that a popular form of intermittent fasting called time-restricted eating produced minimal weight loss and one potential downside: muscle loss. The new research, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, is one of the most rigorous studies to examine time-restricted eating, which involves fasting…

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A Theory About Conspiracy Theories

More than 1 in 3 Americans believe that the Chinese government engineered the coronavirus as a weapon, and another third are convinced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has exaggerated the threat of Covid-19 to undermine President Trump. The numbers, from a survey released on Sept. 21 by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg…

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