Art and Wild Salmon

The Museum of Modern Art and Chanel held a benefit for MoMA’s film collection on Nov. 12; Laura Dern was honored. The Studio Museum in Harlem held a gala at the Javits Convention Center on Nov. 13. And the Atlantic Salmon Federation, which seeks to conserve wild salmon, held a fund-raising dinner at the Plaza…

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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

ImageCredit…Pete Marovich for The New York Times Video transcript Back transcript ‘It’s Mutilation’: The Police in Chile Are Blinding Protesters Our correspondent goes inside an eye trauma unit in Chile that’s responding to “an epidemic” of protesters who have been shot in the eye by police pellet guns. Since mid-October, this has been the scene…

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How can your period affect bowel movements?

Many people notice that their bowel habits change predictably throughout their monthly menstrual cycle. This shift in pattern is because the bowel is affected by period-related hormone changes. During each menstrual cycle, the body goes through many hormonal shifts. These changes affect the whole body, leading to familiar premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms such as mood…

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Rice at Its Finest

A recent trip to Indonesia, where I was surrounded by rice paddies and had rice for every single meal, has made me think about rice. This isn’t as obvious as it may sound. When you visit a culture in which rice is the staple, you can, paradoxically, become oblivious to it. It simply shows up…

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