36 Hours: 36 Hours in Lugano

Advertisement 36 Hours The capital of Ticino, Switzerland’s Italian-speaking canton, has its own distinctive culinary, wine and cultural scene, not to mention casinos and serene views across an alpine lake. Image A view of Lugano, with Lake Lugano in the distance.CreditCreditAndrea Wyner for The New York Times By Andrew Ferren Sept. 13, 2018 Lugano is…

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Travel Tips: Five Underrated Things to Pack for Every Trip

I’ve spent the majority of the last five years as a digital nomad, living and working in over 40 countries. Because of this, I tend to travel fairly light. I’ve also tried countless travel gadgets, and found most are a waste of money and space. Instead, here are five universally useful, perhaps unexpected, items I…

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When Your Child Believes Meat Is Murder

Reed Mangels, a nutrition adviser for the Vegetarian Resource Group, said such conflicts are an opportunity to practice tolerance, learning how to live with and get along with people of differing viewpoints. Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet, said studies show…

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Barbara Gould, Model in a Famously Long-Lived TV Spot, Dies at 81

Most television commercials have relatively short shelf lives. The conventional wisdom says that repeated viewings bring advertisers diminishing returns. One particular ad in the New York market of the 1970s and ’80s defied that rule so spectacularly that its very longevity became the subject of news stories. It was for the Ritz Thrift Shop, a…

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Pioneer Women Are Roaming the City

On the Friday before Labor Day Alexa Chung, the perennial “It” girl, Instagrammed a selfie wearing a floor-length, persimmon-colored dress of her own design with ruffles at the neck and a darted bodice. Her caption read: “A throwback Friday, if you will (to the 1800s).” Silky and saloon ready, Ms. Chung’s ensemble seemed a fitting…

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Modern Love: Listen: Ethan Hawke Reads ‘Learning Humanity From Dogs’

Unlike most humans, dogs love without question or condition. On this week’s Modern Love podcast, Ethan Hawke reads “Learning Humanity From Dogs,” a story about how the affection of two 150-pound St. Bernards transforms an alcoholic’s life. Now sober, remarried and a father of twins, the author of the essay, Pauls Toutonghi, lives in Portland,…

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No Woman Has Ever Done Marianne Eaves’ Job Before

Utterly unique, multi-faceted, and stronger than first impressions might have you believe, the correlation between woman and diamond is undeniable. To celebrate The Forevermark Tribute™ Collection, we’re sharing the stories of strong, accomplished women who are more than the sum of all their parts. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Imagine if your job had never…

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The Designer Making Dreamy Baroque Clothing in Her New York Apartment

Advertisement Raffaella Hanley transforms deadstock materials into enchanting, punkish confections for her label Lou Dallas. Image The designer Raffaella Hanley in her apartment, which doubles as the studio for her label, Lou Dallas.CreditCreditNicholas Calcott By Merrell Hambleton Sept. 12, 2018 The designer Raffaella Hanley has had Dolly Parton on her mind. In the days leading…

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Under the Radar, but Cranked to 11

Advertisement Kozaburo Akasaka, the Japanese men’s wear designer, isn’t chasing fashion week crowds. He’d rather rock. Image Looks from the Kozaburo show at New York Fashion Week.CreditCreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times By Matthew Schneier Sept. 12, 2018 It was dark and loud on Monday night in Ideal Glass, a performance space on East…

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Medical News Today: What is palindromic rheumatism?

Palindromic rheumatism is a rare form of arthritis that causes symptoms to flare up periodically and then disappear, leaving no lasting damage to the joints. Palindromic rheumatism is a form of inflammatory arthritis. This means that it causes inflammation, pain, and swelling around the affected joints. In this article, we take a close look at…

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