The Nervous Person’s Guide to Re-Entering Society

How to cope with a less cautious world as pandemic restrictions loosen.

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Should Our Sons Play With Toy Guns Outdoors?

A reader worries that allowing her sons to play-fight in the yard sends the wrong message to neighbors.

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Do We Still Need to Keep Wearing Masks Outdoors?

Science shows that the risk of viral transmission outside is very low. The “two-out-of-three rule” can help you decide whether to mask up.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2021: How to Watch

Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse.

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Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist

While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun.

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Fending Off the Package Pirates

Are you tired of deliveries being stolen before you have the chance to retrieve them? Outdoor package bins offer a solution.

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17 Restaurants Where New Yorkers Can Make Up for Lost Time

Spring blossoms and vaccinations are bringing the city out of hibernation. Pete Wells shares his favorite places that opened while many of us were staying home.

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How to Imagine an Unfamiliar Place

Don’t focus on what feels foreign. Instead, look for commonalities with a familiar analogue.

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The Science of Climate Change Explained

Definitive answers to the big questions.

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Emerging From the Pandemic With Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor

Young people experiencing the body changes of puberty without being in school are facing a unique set of challenges. Here’s how parents can support them.

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Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It’s Called Languishing

It’s the neglected middle child of mental health, and can dull your motivation and focus. It may be the dominant emotion of 2021.

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A Family Opens Up About Its Investing Mistakes

The family behind the Nathan Cummings Foundation agreed four years ago to invest more of the endowment in social justice causes. In a new report, it discusses how difficult that was.

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How To Clean Your Patio

Sprucing up for spring includes giving your lawn furniture the cleaning it deserves.

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Listen to Climate Change Podcasts

Understanding the climate crisis is tough. Let these audio storytellers help you understand the problems, and potential solutions.

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Rising Debt, Falling Income: How to Dig Out

More Americans over age 55 are carrying debt loads, and their nonmortgage debt grew significantly during the pandemic.

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How to Start Liking Running

It’s good for your mental and physical health, and doesn’t require any equipment. So why does it seem so hard to get started?

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How Do I Dress After a Mastectomy?

A reader wonders about what to wear for her new silhouette.

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That Popular S.U.V. Is Going to Cost You

Demand plus production delays have tightened the supply of new models. That means fewer deals. The only good news? Your trade-in may get a better price.

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How Do I Convince My Grieving Relatives to Visit?

My brother and his wife lost a son. All we want is to see them.

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Women and the Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Can it affect mammograms or the timing of fertility treatments? What side effects should you look out for? Experts weigh in.

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The Vaccinated Parent’s Guide to Life With Unvaccinated Kids

We asked public health experts to help answer some of your most pressing questions.

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How Exercise May Help Protect Against Severe Covid-19

People who tended to be sedentary were far more likely to be hospitalized, and to die, from Covid than those who exercised regularly.

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How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even as vaccines make it safer to travel, planning a trip is becoming increasingly complicated.

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15 Favorite Episodes as the Book Review Podcast Turns 15

Pamela Paul, the editor of the Book Review, highlights memorable episodes from her eight years hosting the show, including conversations with Robert Caro, Isabel Wilkerson, James McBride and others.

#books-and-literature, #content-type-service, #new-york-times, #podcasts, #writing-and-writers

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Tools to Help Teens Talk About Sexual Assault and Harassment

A sex ed teacher talks about how young people can try to keep themselves safe from sexual assault and be allies to others.

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Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected.

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The Tax Filing Deadline Was Delayed to May 17. Here’s What to Know.

The federal government and most states pushed back the date to May 17, but others have gone their own way. And if you make estimated tax payments, the deadline remains April 15.

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Asparagus Season!

Stir-fried, tossed with pasta or baked: Put this sign of spring to work.

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Social Media Etiquette Review

Despite your best efforts, you may cause someone pain with that Tweet or Facebook post. Here’s a refresher on social media best practices, along with advice for some pandemic-only dilemmas.

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Dressing for a Post-Covid World

Is it possible that a sense of style is one more thing we lost during the pandemic? Here’s why dressing to be seen in public seems so much harder now.

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Summer Vacation With Unvaccinated Kids: Here’s What You Can Do

The pandemic has made it tough for families to figure out safe travel options. So we asked some experts what they’re doing this summer.

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Should I Go Gray?

A reader wonders whether it’s time to quit hair dye.

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One Pan, 30 Minutes and a Superior Spring Salmon

Roasted sugar snap peas play a sweet supporting role to spiced fillets in this complex, deeply aromatic weeknight dinner.

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Pan-Seared Gnocchi and Other Brilliant Ideas

These five recipes are full of smart moments and vibrant flavor.

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Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

The concept of documenting vaccinations is being taken to new levels of sophistication, and experts predict that electronic verification will soon become commonplace.

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Help! I Want to Go to Europe in August. Is This a Pipe Dream?

Much of the continent remains closed to Americans because of the virus, but many travelers want to visit this summer. Will their plans materialize?

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A Starter Kit for Aspiring Wine Lovers

You don’t need much. This guide will show you which equipment to invest in, what to avoid and how to learn more about the wine styles you most enjoy.

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How to Be Social Again

After a year of virtual gathering, getting back to real-life relationships can be intimidating. These eight simple exercises can help.

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Investing Made Simple for Beginners and Everyone Else

Managing your money for the long run can be easier than you might imagine.

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Music Therapy: Why Doctors Use it to Help Patients Cope

Music therapy is increasingly used to help patients cope with stress and promote healing.

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What to Cook Tonight

Set yourself up to eat well this evening, whether you make a tofu scramble, or an improvisational spicy pasta with tomatoes, olives and capers.

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My Child’s Egg Donor Is Latin American. Does That Make Him Latino?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what forms our identity and the importance of informed consent to medical procedures.

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Born to Be Lazy? What Bears Can Teach Us About Our Exercise Habits

Scientists have found that grizzlies, like people, seem to choose the path of least resistance.

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How to Make Croissants

Get those perfectly burnished, flaky pastries straight from your oven with this expert advice.

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We Are the Eggmen

Whether you like your egg salad tucked into a sandwich, curried, or paired with briny olives, we have the recipes for you.

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Use Your Newspaper to Make Flowers

Colorful paper blooms are easy to make and perfect for a spring table top.

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Car Maintenance During the Pandemic

Many people may have deferred maintenance because their cars mostly sat around in the pandemic. But that creates its own ills.

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Help! My Apartment Building Is a Movie Set

You can’t stop your landlord from renting out common areas to a film crew, but you can try to get some concessions from the production.

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An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change

A new report makes the case for investments that consider impact first and financial return second. But critics say such investments are mainly for the wealthy.

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Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Travel With Low Risk, C.D.C. Says

They should still wear masks but no quarantines are necessary, the agency said in new guidance that cited growing data about the effectiveness of the shots.

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