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2310, 2017

Artist Angel Otero's New Show is All About Memory

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Instead of canvas, artist Angel Otero paints on plexiglass. He builds his vivid compositions using oil paints, allowing one layer to dry before painting over it. Some of his paintings have three or four of these layers; others contain upwards of twelve or fifteen. When Otero, 36, is [...]

2310, 2017

The FBI Agent Behind a Foiled al-Qaeda Plot

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

An alleged terrorist plotting to kill a train full of people is unknowingly driving with an undercover FBI agent. Suddenly, two disembodied voices can be heard near the dashboard. Agents in a nearby surveillance car who are supposed to be listening in on the suspect are instead unwittingly [...]

2310, 2017

Maybe Jim Harbaugh Isn't Infallible

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

On Saturday, Michigan will host Rutgers and, in all likelihood, mercilessly pulverize a weaker team. To put it another way, it won’t be too different from what Penn State did to the Wolverines this past weekend. Two and a half years into Jim Harbaugh’s tenure, this is the [...]

2310, 2017

Seven Ways to Reduce Stress in Anxious Times

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Wine. Chocolate. Binge-watching “The Crown.” How are your coping strategies working for you these days? Therapists have, for months, been reporting a significant increase in clients who are stressed and saddened by current events—hurricanes, fires, the threat of nuclear war. In some cases, they say, these large-scale worries [...]

2310, 2017

Christmas Trees Get the Halloween Spirit

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It’s ugly and spooky, and that’s the point. The Halloween tree is a fake orange Christmas tree, and retailers hope we’ll buy it, and then also candy corn lights, black and orange ornaments, oversize spiders and miniature pumpkins. Candy makers like the idea because we’ll need garlands of [...]

2310, 2017

New Treatment for Fibroids Without Surgery

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The first oral treatment for women with the common condition of uterine fibroids could be available as soon as summer 2018, with two other medications in the pipeline. The drugs, experts say, would provide a new treatment option for a condition most commonly treated with a hysterectomy, or [...]

2310, 2017

First Work and Then Fun? That Might Not Always Be Best

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

People overestimate the distraction posed by unfinished work, says Ed O’Brien of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Illustration: Luc Melanson for The Wall Street Journal By Demetria Gallegos Demetria Gallegos The Wall Street Journal Biography @demetria_g demetriagallegos Demetria.Gallegos@wsj.com Oct. 22, 2017 10:09 p.m. ET 0 [...]

2310, 2017

Colleges Try to Help Students Manage Their Finances

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Indiana University sends students a letter every spring with information about their loans, including how much they should expect to pay monthly after graduation. Photo: James Brosher, Indiana University Communications By Jillian Berman Oct. 22, 2017 10:08 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS As concerns grow about rising student debt, [...]

2310, 2017

How Artists Barter to Pay the Bills

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Los Angeles artist Lindsey Nobel has traded as many as 75 of her abstract paintings for various services and discounts. Photo: Lindsey Nobel By Daniel Grant Oct. 22, 2017 10:04 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS It’s famously hard for artists to pay the bills with income from their work. [...]

2310, 2017

There's One Place Where Man Purses Are Much Beloved. It's a War Zone

By | October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

One of the most polarizing fashion accessories—the man purse—has found acceptance in an unexpected place. All it took was six years of war. Man bags first gained popularity across Syria out of necessity rather than fashion. Fighting has wreaked havoc on the country’s infrastructure and economy, which forced [...]

2310, 2017

How a Young Med Student Took On Cancer

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Ari Bernstein was 22 years old and five months into his first semester at Albert Einstein College of Medicine when he learned he was sick. Sometime last November, he began noticing his neck was sore, and felt a lump at the base of his neck. When he had [...]

2210, 2017

Review: Lost and Found in Cyberspace

By | October 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

When you write novels, Andrew O’Hagan says, “you take it for granted that the imagination is sovereign. But what happens when you are writing a reported story? Isn’t it dictated by matters of fact and therefore outside the imagination?” These may seem like unpromisingly earnest words—of the kind [...]

2110, 2017

Christie's to Sell Works From Bass Estate

By | October 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Before Nancy Lee Bass met Texas oilman Perry Richardson Bass at a Fort Worth dance and married him in 1941, her maiden name was Muse. It’s a fitting coincidence for a couple who amassed a classic collection of impressionist and modern art, the bulk of which is heading [...]