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"For the future is like heaven — everyone exalts it but no one wants to go there now."

"For the future is like heaven — everyone exalts it but no one wants to go there now."

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  1. PhotoKaitlin Ruby Brinkerhoff and Ian McCann were married March 14 on the Wire Mesa Trail in St. George, Utah. 
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    He Flew From His Bike, and Later Fell Head Over Heels

    Kaitlin Ruby Brinkerhoff met Ian McCann, a Canadian, on a mountain biking trip in her Utah hometown. They then maintained a challenging cross-border relationship through the pandemic.

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  2. PhotoThe design writer Carol Prisant in 2008. She was the author of several books, including a memoir of her life with dogs, “Dog House: A Love Story.”
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    Carol Prisant, Elegant Design Writer, Dies at 82

    She was a 51-year old former antiques dealer with no experience as a writer when she wrote to the editor of The World of Interiors magazine about a job. She was hired.

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  3. Photo“We were always coming back for our embryos”: Dr. Meyer and Dr. Prizant.
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    The Lost Embryos

    Elaine Meyer and Barry Prizant had given up on having more than one child. Then, in their 60s, they got a letter from the hospital where they’d long ago had IVF treatment.

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    The Bride and Groom Met at a Wedding

    Rachel Goldman and Christopher Ruiz, who grew up within two miles of each other, had never crossed paths until they met in 2016 at a wedding.

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  2. PhotoTracii Hutsona in a still from the YouTube channel <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxDCi8UNlUBPrW1Kk8URrWg">Homeless Millionaires</a>.
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    A Cautionary Tale for Nearly Everyone

    Meet Tracii Hutsona. “She can talk anybody into anything,” said her sister. Over decades, authorities say, she did.

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Love

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  1. PhotoKaitlin Ruby Brinkerhoff and Ian McCann were married March 14 on the Wire Mesa Trail in St. George, Utah. 
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    He Flew From His Bike, and Later Fell Head Over Heels

    Kaitlin Ruby Brinkerhoff met Ian McCann, a Canadian, on a mountain biking trip in her Utah hometown. They then maintained a challenging cross-border relationship through the pandemic.

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    Counseling Is Not Only for Couples in Crisis

    Therapy doesn’t always mean a relationship is at its breaking point. Many couples are seeking to address difficult issues before conflict arises.

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Designer DIY

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    Rick Owens Stitches a Souvenir

    In the latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. series, the designer embroiders a lover’s hankie.

    By Guy Trebay and

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    How to Turn Vegetables Into a Tie-Dye Pattern

    In the latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. at Home series, Hillary Taymour, the creative director of Collina Strada, offers a creative use for excess beets.

    By Jessica Testa and

Skin Deep

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  1. PhotoThe makeup artist Caroline Barnes likes to sweep blush up toward the temples.
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    Embrace the Blush

    Blush has become the unlikely makeup hero of the masked generation. Here’s the new way to wear it.

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    This Is Your Skin on Stress

    Psychological strain can show up as “stress skin.” Treating it is easier (and more affordable) than you think.

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    The Elimination Diet for Skin

    For years, “skinfluencers” embraced K-beauty’s famed 10-step routines. Now experts are advocating the complete opposite.

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Self-Care

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    How to Get Started With Tarot

    Six — OK, seven — easy steps to ease your way into deeper introspection.

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Binge Read Featured Couples

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  1. PhotoFred Marcus takes a pre-wedding bridal portrait for a bride, circa 1955, at the Hampshire House in New York.
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    After 80 Years, Still Smiling on the Job

    The Fred Marcus Studio, a family business in New York, has taken thousands and thousands of photos of brides, grooms and their celebrations.

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    How to Have a Wow Wedding for Two

    Top trends that will make your intimate celebration or elopement extraordinary.

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Modern Love

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Consumption: How we buy, exploit and reuse.

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    Who Made Your Clothes?

    Garment workers around the world make everything from luxury handbags to fast fashion leggings. Here are some of their stories.

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  2. PhotoSpinning yarn inside the DBL factory.
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    H&M’s Different Kind of Clickbait

    The Swedish retailer now lets customers know where nearly every garment it sells is made. Is that enough?

    By Elizabeth Paton and

  3. PhotoDaniel Silverstein of Zero Waste Daniel.
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    The Future Is Trashion

    We make too much and buy too much. But maybe there is a way not to waste too much. The ragpicker of Brooklyn has an idea.

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Scam or Not

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    Is Air a Scam?

    We love air! But boiling herbs and buying more plants will not improve your indoor air quality. Find out what will.

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    Should I Be Taking Zinc?

    Maybe! It may help with the common cold. There is no definitive scientific evidence suggesting it will help Covid-19.

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    Is Coffee Good for You?

    Yes! But it depends on the kind of coffee and the quantity.

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    What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

    Studies suggest that certain probiotics can help in certain contexts. But you will need to do your research. We can help.

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The Office: An Analysis

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    Young People Are Going to Save Us All From Office Life

    Gen Z-ers and millennials have been called lazy and entitled. Could they, instead, be among the first to understand the proper role of work in life?

    By Claire Cain Miller and

  2. PhotoThe swing era continues at Focus in just one conference room.
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    They Are What You Eat

    A visit to the headquarters of your favorite mall foods.

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Scene City

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  1. PhotoNacho Figueras during a polo break at the 2019 Hamptons Cup, with Neil Hirsch, left, and Wes Moore.
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    Hurrah for Live Performances

    How Nacho Figueras, Indya Moore and Alex Poots have navigated the pandemic.

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  2. Photo&ldquo;People say that it will be like the Roaring Twenties when the pandemic is over,&ldquo; said Alina Cho, seen here at the 2018 Literacy Partners gala at Cipriani Wall Street.
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    Seashell Art and Rock Gardens

    How Alina Cho, Colby Mugrabi and Dustin Yellin are navigating the pandemic.

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  3. PhotoAdam D. Weinberg, the director of the Whitney Museum, right, with Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, at a party in 2018.
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    Seeking Solace in Art

    How Adam D. Weinberg, Shirin Neshat and Ariana Rockefeller are lifting spirits.

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  4. PhotoVirgil Abloh was the D.J. at a New York Fashion Week party in 2017.
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    Nurturing the Next Fashion Leaders

    How Virgil Abloh, Aerin Lauder and Darren Walker are navigating the shutdown.

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