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    Is There Any Cool Upstate Merch?Yes. You just have to know where to look.
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    What’s the Difference Between KN95 and KF94 Masks?We asked infectious-disease doctors which is more effective at blocking COVID-19.
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    Does a Natural Antiperspirant Actually Exist?An unusually good natural deodorant made us wonder.
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    The Best Sweat-Wicking Clothing for Exercise, Sleep, and EverydayIncluding ones with all-natural, environmentally friendly fabrics.
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    What’s the Best Way to Store and Protect a COVID-19 Vaccine Card?We spoke to doctors, professional organizers, and an archivist who works specifically with valuable works on paper to find out.
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    I Searched and I Searched for Hailey Bieber’s Sexy Sun HatThere had been other sun hats before, sure, but this sun hat was different.
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    We Tested 79 (and Counting) Actually Kind of Stylish Fabric Face MasksWe checked for fit, comfort, breathability, and how well they block droplets.
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    What Are the Best Disposable Face Masks?We tested expert- and celebrity-approved disposable face masks.
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    Where to Find the Best Price on AirPods and AirPods ProIf there’s a sale, we’ve found it.
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    Here’s Why Black Dads Like Mine All Wanted Stacy Adams Shoes “If you had a pair of Stacy Adams in their generation, you were the shit.”
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    The Strategist Megaguide to Beating Supply-Chain IssuesCan’t find things like patio furniture, sofas, and black pants with a 36-inch waist? We’re here to help.
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    Why Was All the Natural-Hair Packaging Gold?At some point, I realized the gold and crowns and queens were someone else’s concept of Black womanhood.
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    Do You Really Need Masks, Toners, and Exfoliators for Your Armpits?Your underarms don’t need a 12-step skin-care routine.
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    How to Buy an (Actually) Honest MirrorWe talked to experts about how to avoid buying a fun-house mirror.
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    Do You Need to Buy Name-Brand Printer Cartridges?We investigate the wide world of third-party ink and toner.
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    168 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of ColorIncluding victim funds, bail funds, mental-health organizations, policy-reform organizations, and Black LGBTQ organizations.
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    So You Bought an NFT Couch. Now What?Furniture is made for human bodies. So what, exactly, do you do with a couch you can’t sit on?
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    What Is the Best CBD for Dogs?One brand stands out.
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    Do You Need a Microfiber Filter for Your Washing Machine?Scientists call microfibers “the biggest pollution problem that you’ve never heard of.”
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    Does UV Light Kill Viruses and Germs?We asked doctors and germ experts to explain.
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    Pickleball Is the Sport of the Year (Or It Should Be, at Least)“Here on the pickleball court, basking in the glorious sunshine, I am an outdoor sportsman at last.”
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    What Pen Does Biden Use to Sign Executive Orders?A deep dive into presidential pens.
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    How to Shop for a Plus-Size Wedding Dress OnlineAccording to a bride-to-be who’s currently on the hunt.
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    Does Anyone Really Need to Sleep on a Cube-Shaped Pillow?Chiropractors, sleep-science coaches, and bedding reviewers weigh in.
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    Are At-Home COVID-19 Tests Accurate?Some don’t even require a nasal swab.
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    Should You Buy a Pulse Oximeter?Doctors are using the devices to monitor COVID-19 patients.
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    What You Need to Know About Double-MaskingIn the case of the new COVID variants, two masks are better than one.
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    Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Humidifier?So many of them gurgle, buzz, leak, or spew white dust. And then there’s the pink slime.
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    Is It Finally the Time to Rent Furniture Online?We broke down the differences (and similarities) between seven major players in the space.
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    Can Mouthwash Really Help With Maskne?A dermatologist and a dentist weigh in.
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    Are Cheap Mobile Carriers (Like Mint and Visible) Any Good?In some cases, yes. You just have to find one with good service in your area and be willing to deal with occasionally slower speeds.
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    The Best Canadian Winter Coats (That Aren’t Canada Goose)It turns out that the seemingly ubiquitous winter brand isn’t so ubiquitous in its homeland.
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    From Bernie’s Mittens to Baby Biden’s Bonnet, the Best Inauguration Day AttireWhere in the world did Lady Gaga get that massive bird brooch?
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    Do You Need a Hazmat Suit (à la Naomi Campbell) to Fly?The supermodel’s been wearing face masks on planes since the ’90s.
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    Barbra Streisand Filled Us In On Her Favorite $20 PantsThe brand was as surprised as we were.
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    From Calabasas to the Odeon, Everyone Is Wearing a Black Surgical MaskEight months into the pandemic, it’s the first bona fide mask trend.
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    The Amazon Coat’s Unlikely Collaboration, and Other New DevelopmentsFrom fur hoods to metallic shades to faux-shearling.
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    How Effective Are Aqueous Ozone Cleaners (Like O3Waterworks)?Two experts tell us about the science behind these products that claim to sanitize simply by filling them with water.
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    How Effective Are Clothes With Built-in Masks?Infectious-disease doctors weigh in.
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    How Safe Are Group Fitness Classes Right Now?Outdoor workouts are best, but you can protect yourself inside, too.
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    Whoa: Telfar Bags Are Available on AmazonYou can thank Oprah.
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    Where Does Steve Kornacki Get His Election-Night Khakis?He hasn’t slept — or changed.
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    Four Hacks for Safely Distributing Candy on HalloweenFrom simple tools like trash grabbers to DIY candy chutes.
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    The Pandemic Pet Is a SnailThey’re suddenly everywhere: sliding on models’ backs to promote Sophie Buhai’s latest jewelry collection and on the artist Chloe Wise’s finger.
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    Strat Investigates: Will a Weighted Blanket Help an Anxious Kid?A pediatrician and two occupational therapists weigh in.
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    This Purple Fan Is $20 and a Verifiable Objet d’Art“It’s almost an absolutely perfect object.”
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    The Best (Actually in Stock) ChromebooksThere are still great options for back-to-school Chromebooks. You just have to look in the right places.
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    Do These ‘Unisex’ Clothes Really Work On Different Bodies?Two Strategist writers tested six pieces from a brand known for its genderless collections.
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    Do Mask Frames Improve — or Interfere With — Mask-Wearing?Four medical experts weigh in.
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    Where Can I Buy a Plant Pole?“I want to hang plants in my dumb concrete-walled apartment.”
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