What Beyoncé’s Activewear Line Ivy Park Really Looks Like

When Beyoncé launched her fitness line Ivy Park in 2016, fans promptly freaked out, because..well, she’s Beyoncé. Year after year, the stars’s featured various types of activewear—sporty leggings, sports bras, hoodies, and more. This season’s collection is nothing short of fantastic: All kinds of mesh, bold «Ivy Park» logo designs, bright colors (think: red, blue,…

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Modern Love: Tell Us Your Love Story. Just Keep It Really Short.

Advertisement TINY LOVE STORIES We’re looking for all the emotion that’s fit to print — in 100 words or fewer. Image CreditCreditBrian Rea By Daniel Jones and Miya Lee Sept. 19, 2018 What kind of love story can you share in two tweets, an Instagram caption or a Facebook post? The Modern Love team wants…

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13 Combat Boots Because it’s Finally Fall

Wearing combat boots during the Fall is a no brainer, and this season designers are bringing the best. Dr. Marten reinterpreted their OG boot as a hiker, Alexander Wang takes «steel toe boots» literally, and Topshop’s affordable option looks way more expensive than it actually is. Shop 12 updated takes on the classic shoe, just…

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What to Cook: One Nation Under Ranch

Good morning. Julia Moskin wrote a long and captivating history of ranch dressing for The Times this week, and in it she made a fascinating point about the difference between what I’ll call farmers’-market cooking and the kind most of us need to practice more regularly, for reasons of geography or thrift. “Any home cook…

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Medical News Today: Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age

A first-of-its-kind study reveals that, as we age, levels of a certain molecule increase, which silences another molecule that creates healthy bone. It also suggests that correcting this imbalance may improve bone health, possibly offering new avenues for treating osteoporosis. Senior women are at a particularly high risk of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects around 200 million…

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Personal Journeys: For Roy Wood Jr., Alabama Is Painful History, New Hope and Home

In firefighting it’s called a “rekindle”: A blaze thought to be extinguished that later reignites soon after firefighters have left the scene. Failure to find and douse embers smoldering behind walls and flooring leads to rekindles. The only thing that can prevent a rekindle is a thorough overhaul (tearing apart floors, ceilings and furniture). If…

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When Family Members Care for Aging Parents

I hadn’t realized how quickly my father’s mind was fading until one morning a few years ago when he asked me why he was taking only six medications per day. “What will I take on the seventh day?” he wanted to know. My mother, who had been given a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, had been…

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Adolescence: How to Help Teenagers Embrace Stress

Happily, studies also find that it’s not hard to convert people to the stress-is-enhancing perspective. To do this in my own work with adolescents, I liken the demands of school to a strength-training program. Everyone understands that lifting weights to the point of discomfort is the only way to build muscle; the process of developing…

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