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08/24/2019

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is challenging ideas about who can make art....
18:28, 08/23/2019

Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:28, 08/22/2019

YouTuber’s Surprise Discovery Gives Parents Last Look at Son They Lost Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. “It’s like he’s right here,” said Robin McCrear of seeing the video footage of her son, Richard Lee ...
00:28, 08/22/2019

When Lil Nas X Took Off, So Did Street Signs on a Real Old Town Road The signs for Old Town Rd. in Wellesley, Mass., keep getting stolen. The town is waiting for the song’s popularity to die down before replacing them....
16:01, 08/13/2019

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he said....
19:14, 08/09/2019

If You Can Get Killed Doing It, Fashion Wants It Headed for base camp at Everest or a cubicle at WeWork? It’s getting harder to tell the difference as the influence of extreme sports infiltrates mainstream fashion....
21:56, 08/07/2019

The Tools for Covering Tech Are the Same as in 2009 John Herrman, who writes about the internet, is using many of the same tech tools as a decade ago — but the conversation around how we use them has changed....
16:56, 07/31/2019

Prince Harry Plans 2 Children ‘Maximum,’ for the Sake of the Planet “We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us,” the British royal said in an issue of British Vogue....
16:56, 07/31/2019

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
23:00, 07/19/2019

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for the future of philanthropy....
11:14, 07/12/2019

Dallas Church Offers Free Weddings to Couples Living Together, on One Condition In 2016, 25 couples married in a mass ceremony, after they agreed to 11 weeks of premarital counseling. This year, 50 couples have signed up for a September ceremony....
16:42, 07/11/2019

A Tour of the Tour Buses “Can’t wait to get on the road again,” goes the Willie Nelson song. Here’s how two bands — one in a van, one in an, er, bigger conveyance — go from gig to gig....
06:14, 07/11/2019

The Curious Mystical Text Behind Marianne Williamson’s Presidential Bid The New Age author was drawn to an esoteric kind of bible as an aimless young woman in the 1970s. It has made her a self-help megastar. And now it has entered the political mainstream....
18:42, 07/05/2019

Fendi, the Legacy of Empire — and Lagerfeld The couture show at the Temple of Venus and Rome was a fitting homage to just how much the designer gave the house, and a step into an unknown future....
18:42, 07/05/2019

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
12:42, 07/04/2019

3 Couture Houses, 3 Strong Women At Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri focuses on a woman’s right to choose; at Chanel, Virginie Viard votes for pants; and at Iris van Herpen, technology takes wing....
16:56, 07/02/2019

The Joy of Queer Parties: ‘We Breathe, We Dip, We Flex’ Gay clubs and safe spaces have historically offered a place for experiences and road-testing new looks, identity expressions, desires and orientations. Like “getting a rinse.”...
15:56, 06/26/2019

A Body Positive Outlook, but His Jeggings Had to Go Katie Sturino, who writes “The 12ish” blog, was surprised by John Forkin’s style from the start, including just how comfortable he was being himself....
12:28, 06/22/2019

World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks Rejecting notions about how they should present themselves as female athletes, the women are turning to colorful hair and bold lips to showcase their style and enhance performance....
19:56, 06/20/2019

Slack Wants to Replace Email. Is That What We Want? As the office chat start-up prepares to go public, some of us are still figuring out how available we want to be — and whether it’s O.K. to ping the C.E.O....
19:14, 06/19/2019

Decoding Secret Florence Brick-and-mortar retail is alive and well in the Renaissance city, a true wonderland for shoppers. But to find the best addresses, you need insider tips....
20:42, 06/12/2019

Suiting Up With Meghan Markle’s Designer As she prepares to introduce her men’s wear collection at Pitti Uomo, the Givenchy designer Clare Waight Keller talked about Florentine dandies, gender parity and the Duchess of Sussex’s dress....
13:56, 06/11/2019

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
10:42, 06/08/2019

Rebel Girls And a few boys, too. When riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill played their first New York show in 22 years, these are the fans who showed up — one as early as noon and two who hadn’t told their parents. H...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Before She Wrote Cookbooks, Maida Heatter Created Hit Recipes for The Times This triple-layer chocolate torte, the newspaper’s most requested dessert in 1972, was just one of the recipes developed by the legendary author, who died on Thursday at 102....
17:00, 06/07/2019

Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite Who’s the guy Klay Thompson and other N.B.A. stars trust to manage their wealth? One who knows how to rebound with $8,000 stuffed into his underwear....
00:42, 06/07/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
00:42, 06/07/2019

Theater of Dreams: A Tale of Boom and Bust at the Plaza Hotel Reviewing Julie Satow’s “The Plaza,” Tina Brown dishes on the socialites, tycoons and charlatans who made and lost fortunes and reputations at the storied hotel....
14:28, 05/31/2019

Scene City: Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall Social influencers rally for the Equal Rights Amendment. And Ava DuVernay’s series about the Central Park jogger case is celebrated at the Apollo Theater....
05:42, 05/23/2019

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
22:56, 05/22/2019

What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you....
22:56, 05/21/2019

Where Are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
22:56, 05/21/2019

How Bettors in the Know Cashed In on ‘Game of Thrones’ Though HBO went to great lengths to keep the finale secret until it aired, professional bettors saw clear signs that key details had leaked and were driving the wagering....
21:56, 05/21/2019

Big City: Where are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
17:56, 05/17/2019

Evan Dando Knows He’s Lucky The Lemonheads frontman was the poster boy — and prettiest boy — of Gen X. At 52, he’s still enjoying a life of drugs and rock ’n’ roll, on Martha’s Vineyard of all places....
07:56, 05/14/2019

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
17:14, 05/10/2019

New Leadership for New York’s Design Festival In January, the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced it would turn over operations of New York’s design week organization, NYCxDesign, to Sandow in 2020....
10:14, 05/08/2019

Four Design Books to Spruce Up Your Home Read these standouts from the season’s crop of volumes about greenery and flora. For example, covering your shelves with golden pothos plants can give a woodsy feel indoors....
13:14, 05/06/2019

What Is Camp (Now) ? The theme for this year’s Met Gala is “Camp: Notes on Fashion.” So what, exactly, does that mean? Six experts attempt to define a largely indefinable sensibility....
11:56, 05/04/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth.”...
19:00, 05/01/2019

skin deep: Elizabeth Olsen, Superhero, Seeks Magic for Her ‘Sad’ Hair The actress, who plays the Scarlet Witch in the new Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame,” shares her idiosyncratic beauty rituals, like using placenta serum....
22:14, 04/28/2019

in her words: Pretty Can Hurt Women’s Careers A new study finds that attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy and less truthful — what researchers called the “femme fatale effect.”...
22:14, 04/28/2019

How Daniel Martin, Meghan Markle’s Makeup Artist, Spends His Sundays The Greenpoint resident shops for Korean cosmetics in Chinatown, maybe gets a facial, and alongside his husband, balances watching MSNBC with “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”...
22:14, 04/28/2019

Wait, Is That Another Ad for Egg Freezing? As fertility and parenting companies proliferate, their ads are showing up in women’s social media feeds — occasionally at the most inappropriate times....
22:14, 04/28/2019