How to Fight Right — in a Pandemic or After

Dori Brail says she can tell when a fight is brewing with her wife of three years, Angie Peng. “I can feel it bubbling up,” said Ms. Brail, 41, a social work supervisor at a public defender’s office in New York. “The tone in our voices is different and our body language is stiffer and more defensive. Both of us […]

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The Melting Face Emoji Has Already Won Us Over

There are times when words feel inadequate — when one’s dread, shame, exhaustion or discomfort seems too immense to be captured in written language. That’s where the melting face emoji comes in. The face, fixed with a content half-smile even as it dissolves into a puddle, is one of 37 new emojis approved this year by the Unicode Consortium, the […]

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Francesco Risso on Rethinking the Fashion Show

Francesco Risso has been creative director at Marni since 2016, mixing the Milanese fashion house’s explosive prints and prim but off-kilter silhouettes with his own bold and often playful aesthetic. On Saturday, 18 months after Marni’s last physical runway show, the onetime protégé of Miuccia Prada upped the ante yet again with an experimental live event. Here, he explains why. […]

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Partners in Business and Adventure

When Caroline Matthews is asked where she first met Connor McCarthy, she says simply, “We met in graduate school.” Ask Mr. McCarthy, a self-described adventurer, that same question, and he will say, “We met hiking in the Himalayas on a Buddhist meditation retreat.” As it turns out, both versions are true. “Connor’s version of how we met is more colorful […]

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What does the Wheel of Fortune tarot card mean?

WHEN the Wheel of Fortune card ends up in front of you during a tarot reading, it means big changes are on the way. The wheel on the card represents the cyclical nature of the universe, and the animals and symbols surrounding it are the forces that drive our lives. What does the Wheel of Fortune tarot card mean? If […]

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