How to Get Focused

The average person’s mind wanders 47 percent of the time, according to a 2010 Harvard study, so nearly half the time you’re doing one thing, you’re thinking about something else. Add the 24-hour news cycle, the barrage of social media and the countless distractions for those working from their bedrooms, backyards and walk-in closets —…

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Strangers’ Things

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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Jeremy Scott’s Moschino Collection, Displayed on Puppets, Reflects the ‘Upside-Down, Inside Out’ World

Jeremy Scott, Moschino’s creative director, has taken fashion innovation to a whole new level in 2020. In a year where gathering models for a runway show is a health hazard, Scott decided to debut his Spring/Summer 2021 collection on marionette-models created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Here are a few examples: Moschino Moschino Moschino Moschino…

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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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