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Judge John Hodgman on the Uncapped Water Bottle

Sasha writes: My partner, Emily, has a tall, narrow water bottle that she insists on keeping uncapped. She also leaves it in random places around ...

The Strange Effects of Putting an Ordinary Woman Into Glamorous Images

The woman in one video emerges from a Rolls-Royce wearing nothing but underwear and sunglasses, her arm draped across her bare chest. In another ...

It’s Apple Season. This Galette Cuts the Chill With a Kick.

A few weeks ago, when I called Krissy Scommegna, the 32-year-old owner of the Boonville Barn Collective in Boonville, Calif., she was taking a ...

He Had Severe Abdominal Pain and a Fever. It Wasn’t Food Poisoning.

To the 33-year-old man, the workday seemed to stretch on forever. He had felt bad for a couple of days at that point but just wanted to push ...

Judge John Hodgman on the Family Netflix Account

Ella writes: We have a family Netflix account. I am 18, but every time I switch my profile to allow TV-MA (mature) shows, my dad changes it back ...

Dinner for 10? Make This Party Wreath.

In my first apartment in New York, my roommates and I didn’t have a table, so we ate on the couch, side by side, squashed in front of the ...

How to Remember What Your Doctor Says

“Don’t let the doctor cut you off,” says M. Barton Laws, a medical sociologist at Brown University who researches provider-patient relationships ...

Why Is Good Medical Advice for Pregnant Women So Hard to Find?

If you have spent the pandemic calculating the potential costs and benefits of every action you might take — whether to travel, to work, to see ...

The Secret Toll of Racial Ambiguity

Listen to This Article Audio Recording by AudmTo hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or ...

Fried Oysters Are Delicious. They’re Even Better at Home.

I don’t have a first oyster memory. It has been crowded out by so many others, vivid and indelible, that followed. There was a fried-oyster po ...

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