The Rubin Museum teams up with Buddhism to help you adjust your perspective.
Not everyone has a green thumb. Which is why, in the midst of a plant-décor boom, fiddle leaf figs, orchids and succulents made from plastic, polyester and silk have become popular. Now you can add faux cannabis to the list. Pot Plant, an online store that opened last fall, sells artificial weed plants that are…Details
OnlyFans has a surprising new member: the Vienna Tourist Board. No, its account will not feature after-hours photos of employees. Instead, the board will use the adults-only site to show images of paintings and sculptures displayed in the Austrian capital that have been blocked by social media sites for nudity or sexual content. The offending…Details
And yet it’s in widespread use. In fact, there are hundreds of medications potentially being taken by pregnant women about which little is known, says Xiaobin Wang, a pediatrician and director of the Center on the Early Life Origins of Disease at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “There are so many questions” about…Details
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It was back in 2017 that Svetlana Kitto, a Columbia University-trained oral historian who writes frequently about art, was researching a catalog for “Objects/Time/Offerings,” an installation at the Gordon Robichaux gallery by the artist Ken Tisa and found herself repeatedly encountering the name Sara Penn? Who was she? Those with a long memory for fashion…Details
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster shots on Wednesday for tens of millions of recipients of Moderna’s two-dose coronavirus vaccine and Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose shot, significantly expanding efforts to bolster protection for vulnerable Americans. The agency also authorized medical providers to give people a booster shot of a different Covid-19 vaccine,…Details
The federal investigation in the case is still in progress, and officials urged anyone who might have been a victim of Mr. Cruciani’s to contact the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York. The 16-page federal indictment describes in detail how the former physician, who provided treatments for intractable pain conditions, developed…Details
Julia Sherman is famous for salad. In 2017, after her blog of the same name had grown a healthy following, she published the cookbook “Salad for President.” Both presented salad recipes that Sherman, who received her undergraduate degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and has an M.F.A. from Columbia, often developed in collaboration…Details
Brazil Senate’s Pandemic Panel, in Last-Minute Shift, Softened Criminal Recommendations on Bolsonaro
BRASÍLIA, Brazil — On Tuesday night, a Brazilian congressional panel was hours away from revealing on national television its recommendation that President Jair Bolsonaro should face homicide and genocide charges for his mishandling of the pandemic, which has killed 600,000 Brazilians. Then a few senators had second thoughts. Even though they opposed Mr. Bolsonaro and…Details