Fake Guns, Fictional Battles, Real Uniforms: Inside the Immersive World of MilSim

The Look 2020 Veterans, gamers, history buffs and gun enthusiasts are shelling out to take part in military simulations. Photographs by Christopher Lee Text by Chris Jones Sept. 26, 2020 ImageMilSim West is one of several companies that host military simulation events in the United States, including in Clovis, Calif., pictured here.Credit…Christopher Lee for The…

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Pandemic Appropriate Wedding Gifts

Along with many couples’ 2020 wedding plans, gifts and registries during the coronavirus pandemic may look a little different. For decades, elaborate tableware sets for large groups and hosting accessories like serving platters were gifting staples. In more recent years, wanderlust couples created honeymoon funds, requesting guests contribute cash for adventures abroad. But now, while…

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The New Unsexy Sexy Marketplace

Pornography is the most common form of sexual experience available online — so common, perhaps, that a market for rarer intimacies has emerged. Bottles of influencer bath water sell for $30 a jar. Some cam models have scaled back on erotic performance because they can earn more money selling homemade cookies and hair clippings. You…

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