High Schools to TikTok: We’re Catching Feelings

“On other media you’re hiding your flaws,” Mr. Callahan said. “Here you’re showing them off.” Aaron Eddy, 17, a senior at Whitesboro High School in Marcy, N.Y., said that it’s the authenticity part that he thinks makes the app so compelling. He said he likes how he can be “crazy” on it without judgment. Morgan Townsend, a 17-year-old senior at …

‘People Were Bleeding All Over’: America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

Amusement parks are designed to deliver thrills. They are places for splashing and screaming and laughing, often on rides that defy common sense, not to mention the laws of physics. But a park in New Jersey routinely delivered a lot worse — bloody noses, bruises, broken teeth and bones, concussions and even death. People who spent a day at Action …

When Brand Trump Met Brand Vuitton

He laid the bedrock for the modern luxury industry, and has since softened his public image, inviting the public inside the couture ateliers and Champagne estates of his brands during special “Heritage Days” events, and establishing a contemporary art museum in the Bois de Boulogne — the Fondation Louis Vuitton — which will become a gift to the city of …

Get Ready for NASA’s First All-Female Spacewalk

It happened by accident, really. After a rocket launch aborted mid-flight, grounding two astronauts who were supposed to go to the International Space Station, NASA had to shift its schedule. Without thinking much of it, the agency announced that Christina Koch and Anne McClain — two women — would do the spacewalk instead, and just in time for Women’s History …

Why Don’t Rich People Just Stop Working?

“Billionaires should not exist,” Senator Bernie Sanders said last month. And, at the Democratic presidential debate this week, he said that the wealth disparity in America is “a moral and economic outrage.” “Senator Sanders is right,” said Tom Steyer, a businessman from California who happened to be the only billionaire onstage that night (as far as we know). “No one …

Sophia Kokosalaki, Who Gave London Fashion a Grecian Spin, Dies at 47

LONDON — Sophia Kokosalaki, a widely admired London-based clothing designer who drew on her Greek heritage in highlighting classical silhouettes and artful drapery, died on Sunday in London. She was 47. Her death was confirmed by Antony Baker, her partner and the managing director of her brand, Sophia Kokosalaki. No cause was given. Over more than two decades Ms. Kokosalaki …

Marisa Tomei Reads ‘He’s Going Back to His Former Wife. Sort Of.’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher If your spouse’s dying wish was to be illegally buried in another country next to the remains of his ex-wife, would you fulfill it? Even if it meant taking both his and her ashes on a plane, then digging up a …

What Are the Benefits of Turmeric?

Dr. Amit X. Garg, a professor of medicine at Western University in London, Ontario, knew about turmeric’s medicinal use because of his Indian heritage. He knew firsthand of its rich cultural significance too: On his wedding day, his relatives rubbed the spice all over him because it is believed to be cleansing. After seeing the effectiveness of curcumin, in smaller …

Weddings Go On, With or Without Power

Kristin Tice Studeman, a wine expert and writer, and Jake Greenblatt, who works in finance, stood this past Saturday under a huppah crafted in red, orange and green blossoms at Meadowood, a hotel and golf club in California’s Napa Valley. The couple, who are from New York City, held hands and beamed as the rabbi declared, “We are standing in …

Kristin Chenoweth’s Private Stage – The New York Times

For a dozen years, the Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth lived just off the Hudson River on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Hard by a pier, the location was grand in the summer, but left something to be desired in the winter. The winds were such that every time the petite Ms. Chenoweth ventured outdoors …