Kota Okuda Makes Fashion For When You Want to Dismantle Capitalism, Sexily

Getty ImagesFernanda Calfat So you want to look hot, but you’re also reading The Communist Manifesto in Intro to Political Philosophy. So you think the guy in Thursday’s South Brooklyn DSA meeting was cute, but need to find a way to catch his attention that says, «Democratic Socialists of America? More like Damn Sexy Association.»…

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Trilobites: Hundreds of Seals Are Dying on the New England Coast

Advertisement Trilobites Deaths of gray and harbor seals, in much greater numbers than usual, have been attributed to viruses related to distemper and the flu. Image From left, Sarah Demelo, Jennifer Thorne and Erinn Hasselgrinn, volunteers at the New England Aquarium, preparing to collect the carcass of an adult harbor seal for a necropsy.CreditCreditNew England…

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City Kitchen: A Quick-Cooking Pasta That Keeps the Heat Outside

Advertisement City Kitchen Celebrate the end-of-summer harvest with this simple dish that highlights sweet peppers and cherry tomatoes. Image This angel hair pasta with peppers, tomatoes and ricotta salata is made for sweltering days.CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 It may be September, but the weather is still taking cues from…

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Science Does Not Support Claims That Contraceptives Are ‘Abortion-Inducing’

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Thursday, Judge Brett Kavanaugh referred to some forms of birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs.” The phrase is a characterization that some anti-abortion religious groups use, but it is not supported by scientific evidence. Judge Kavanaugh used the phrase while answering questions by Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas,…

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A Good Appetite: A Bay Leaf Chicken to Prepare You for Fall

Advertisement A Good Appetite A glut of end-of-season fresh bay leaves inspires an easy weeknight chicken recipe. Image Boneless chicken thighs, marinated with bay leaf, mustard seeds, orange zest and Worcestershire sauce, are roasted, then paired with an orange-parsley salad.CreditCreditAndrew Scrivani for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 Herbs flourish under adverse conditions. I…

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Why Aren’t We Eating More Insects?

From a scientific standpoint, our rejection of bugs as food is illogical. Insects share many characteristics with crustaceans, which are coveted and esteemed; both are members of the phylum Arthropoda. David Foster Wallace, in his 2004 essay “Consider the Lobster,” noted that “lobsters are basically giant sea-insects,” with a footnote citing Maine slang for lobsters:…

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Elton John’s Farewell Tour Wardrobe, Explained

Advertisement After a 50-year career, the rocket man of pop is retiring from the road. This is the inside story of his finale style statement, designed by Gucci, and the secret power of a sequin. Image The Gucci outfits Alessandro Michele designed for Elton John’s farewell tour were an «18-month passion project» said the stylist…

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Off the Runway: New York Fashion Week

Advertisement Scenes from Jeremy Scott, Kith and more on Day 1. Image Kith, spring 2019.CreditCreditShawn Brackbill for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 The scorching heat on the first day of New York Fashion Week didn’t deter the front-row crowd. LeBron James and Justin Bieber attended both John Elliott and Kith, where a moving…

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