The reopening of New York has created a banquet of sights, smells, flavors, textures and sounds. The New York Times asked photographers to convey how the city is nourishing each of the senses.
For some couples, having different nonsexual intimacy preferences can be a strain on the relationship. Here’s how to meet in the middle.
A year of isolation made me consider all the casual, unwanted touch women endure — and why it’s so hard to refuse it.
“One day I realized it had been three months since I had touched a human being,” one man said.
Octopuses can taste what their arms touch, and scientists have figured out how.
It’s going to be a while before we can hug freely again. What does that mean for our mental health?
Brains are talking to computers, and computers to brains. Are our daydreams safe?
It might be a while before we can offer a hug or handshake. But that’s OK.
Touching contaminated objects and then infecting ourselves with the germs is not typically how the virus spreads. But it can happen.
It’s a quirk of human nature that we touch our eyes, noses and mouths all day long. It’s also a major way we pick up infections like coronavirus.