This Knife Cuts Vegetables and More

An 8-inch chef’s knife, a couple of paring knives and a bread knife have long been the basic wardrobe for everyday and special-occasion cooking. But several years ago I added a nakiri, the Japanese rectangular-blade knife designed for cutting vegetables. I have found many other uses for it. Nakiris have become widely available now, in…

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Emmy Ratings Sink to New Low in Era of ‘Peak TV’

LOS ANGELES — A record-low 6.9 million viewers tuned in to Sunday night’s broadcast of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox, a 32 percent drop from last year’s previous low mark of 10.2 million viewers. The precipitous drop in viewership could cause the Television Academy to rethink how the awards are presented. The show…

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Sophie Turner, Michelle Williams and Drake at Emmys Parties

WEST HOLLYWOOD — HBO said a final goodbye on Sunday night to two of its biggest hits: “Game of Thrones,” which has a won a record number of Emmys, and “Veep,” which starred Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a six-time winner for best actress in a comedy. But if there were concerns that this would be HBO’s last…

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Medical News Today: What causes unexplained weight loss?

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How to Be a Balmain Girl

Balmain’s DNA is distinctive. At its core lies designer Olivier Rousteing’s mission to dress women who “revel in pushing forward (while also pushing every single button along the way).” In fashion translation, that means wardrobe staples that typify the Balmain look: sharp-shoulder blazers, mini dresses, standout denim, statement outerwear, and—to top it all off—a handbag…

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Medical News Today: What to know about generalized anxiety disorder

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The Emmy Red Carpet Photos

You can also get a note like this in newsletter form. Sign up for Wait — here. Below are all the pictures from last night’s red carpet at the Emmys. People (well, mostly women-people!) did a good job! The Emmys were thrilling in a couple of ways. There’s nothing more charming than to see Phoebe…

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A Simple Regimen Can Prevent TB. Why Aren’t More People on It?

Tuberculosis struck 10 million people worldwide in 2017, killing 1.6 million of them — a toll greater than that of H.I.V., malaria, measles and Ebola combined. TB is the leading infectious killer around the globe; nearly 1.8 billion people are carrying the bacterium that causes the disease. The world is sorely in need of new…

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Before Sex, the Straitjacket?

ImageGucci, spring 2020CreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times MILAN — The Gucci show that closed Milan Fashion Week on Sunday afternoon came as something of a surprise, though not for the reasons anyone would have guessed. It was not, for example, surprising because Alessandro Michele, the creative director famed for his embrace of sequins…

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How to Boil the Perfect Egg

As a mostly stay-at-home dad responsible for all the meals in our household, I depend on a supply of boiled eggs in the refrigerator — ready to be added to soups, salads, stews, sandwiches, stir-fries and tacos — as an essential part of my planning. Years ago, in an effort to answer a perennial question…

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