My Space: A Tour of Marc Newson’s Library in London

Marc Newson Age: 55 Occupation: Designer Location: London His favorite room: Mr. Newson and his family live in a converted Royal Mail sorting office. The library’s nubby stone wall, inspired by ski chalets, was installed to “soften the atmosphere” of the cavernous Victorian-era space. For Mr. Newson, the complete reworking came naturally. “I’m compelled to…

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This Is the Most Flattering Neckline

Maybe it has something to do with Outlander, the lusty STARZ show set in 18th century Scotland that developed a serious cult following. Caitriona Balfe’s Victorian costumes and corsetry were almost as appealing as Sam Heughan wearing, well, not much of anything. STARZ And then there’s The Favourite, the critically acclaimed Victorian comedy centered around…

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Your Hoarding of Sephora Samples Is Out of Control

Image CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times “I legit want to get more, but I know I can’t go through them without a system or something so I’m all ears!”—Louise Rothschild, 39. Of course, it’s not just Sephora samples under which you will find our listless but beautifully made-up corpses. Birchbox, Kiehl’s, those tiny little soaps…

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Deadly Ebola Virus Is Found in Liberian Bat, Researchers Say

For the first time, the type of deadly Ebola virus responsible for recent epidemics has been found in a bat in West Africa, Liberian health officials announced on Thursday. Bats carrying the disease had already been found in Central Africa, and scientists have long suspected that bats were a natural host of Ebola and a…

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In Davos, Prince William Calls for Action on Mental Health

LONDON — Prince William, who has long spoken publicly about his emotional struggles, has taken his campaign for mental health awareness to Davos, Switzerland, urging global leaders to help break the stigma. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, who is second in line to the British throne, spoke candidly on Wednesday about the difficulty he…

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Wines of The Times: Châteauneuf-du-Pape Finds Its Balance

Of the many wonderful transformations that have characterized the last decade in wine, perhaps the most heartening has been the stylistic swing back toward balance and nuance. This shift comes after a long period in which exaggerated red wine ruled. Ultraripe, jammy fruit bombs — lacking freshness and structure (other than the tannins contributed by…

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I Doozy: So How Did the Bachelor Party Go, Will Novak?

Image Will Novak, meet Bill Novak. Will Novak lives in Arizona. Bill Novak lives in Brooklyn. Will accidentally got Bill’s email invitation to a bachelor party in Vermont. He started a GoFundMe called “Help me go to the bachelor party of a stranger” and the rest is viral history. And now the bachelor party is…

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the 212: The Restaurant That Has Helped New Yorkers Feel Famous Since 1984

In this series for T, the author Reggie Nadelson revisits New York institutions that have defined cool for decades, from time-honored restaurants to unsung dives. At Indochine on a cold night in December, Catherine Deneuve is in the booth next to mine, her big fur coat tossed with panache over her shoulders. “It’s probably so…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Salvador, Brazil

More than anywhere else in this multiethnic country, Salvador is steeped in Afro-Brazilian culture — from the worship of Yoruba deities (orixás), to the acrobatic practice of capoeira, to a cuisine tinged with deep orange dendê oil and smoldering with a stronger dose of hot peppers than the delicate-tongued rest of the country can handle.…

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Medical News Today: Researchers reveal new risk factor for poor mental health

A new study has found that some people exposed to a certain toxic metal as children may face poor mental health as adults. This finding may have far-reaching implications for all populations exposed to this risk factor. Lead exposure during childhood may influence mental health in adulthood, a new study suggests. Lead is a type…

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