How a Low-Carb Diet Might Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight

It has been a fundamental tenet of nutrition: When it comes to weight loss, all calories are created equal. Regardless of what you eat, the key is to track your calories and burn more than you consume. But a large new study published on Wednesday in the journal BMJ challenges the conventional wisdom. It found…

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Browsing: New and Cool in Los Angeles

What’s cooler — New York or Los Angeles? It’s always fun to debate the merits of these cultural capitals. To further arguments in favor of their city, Los Angeles fans can now tout the arrival of these new shops and labels, and New Yorkers, chagrined or not, can add them to their must-see list the…

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Domains: Amazon to Queens? Jonathan Adler is Ready

Here is what was on view on Election Day in Jonathan Adler’s company headquarters on Hudson Street in Manhattan: a bit of Brutalism; lots of organic modernism (of the sort once seen in 1960s-era Reform synagogues); a dash of Egyptian revival (but the ’70s version); scenes from the Memphis movement; references to pre-Columbian pottery, and…

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15 Chic Reasons You Won’t Regret Buying a Fanny Pack

Hip pack, bum bag, belt bag—whatever you may call it, fanny packs were the accessory of the ’80s. Admittedly, we were skeptical when the handsfree style hit the runway, but now we’re finally seeing them with new eyes. The new crop of classic belt bags are a chicer breed that won’t make you feel like…

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Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of Thai massage?

Many people believe that the health benefits of Thai massage include lowering stress, boosting energy, and improving athletic performance. Thai massage uses gentle pressure and stretching techniques to relax the whole body. This is an ancient healing practice that originated in India. It dates back to around 2,500–7,000 years ago. The technique that Thai massage…

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Naomi Breslau, Who Studied Post-Traumatic Stress, Dies at 86

Naomi Breslau, one of the first scientists to study how the experiences of everyday life can cause serious psychiatric syndromes like post-traumatic stress disorder, died on Oct. 13 in hospice care in Pittsboro, N.C. She was 86. The cause was complications of uterine cancer, her husband, Dr. Glenn C. Davis, said. Dr. Breslau, who was…

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The YSL Documentary Pierre Bergé Did Not Want Anyone to See

Image Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent in a still from the film «Celebration.»Creditvia Playtime It is, yet again, an Yves Saint Laurent moment. Granted, these days they seem to come around like clockwork, but even by the standards of 2014, when back-to-back biopics were dueling for filmgoers, this autumn is particularly notable. On Oct.…

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What’s New at Langlitz Leathers? Nothing

PORTLAND, Ore. — “This is a Crown zipper from the late ’40s,” said Bennie Goodson, the general manager of Langlitz Leathers, an Oregon store that is a magnet for the motorcycle world. “Try it. You’ve never felt a zipper action that smooth.” Zippers that date from the Truman presidency may not seem the most desirable…

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Uber and Lyft Announce Rewards Programs

Uber, the ride-hailing service that sees 15 million ride bookings worldwide per day, is launching a loyalty program called Uber Rewards for its customers on Wednesday. Lyft, its biggest competitor, announced earlier this week that it would start its own loyalty program in December. The programs come at a time when a growing number of…

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