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Perhaps you’ll unearth a can of Crisco for the holiday baking season. If so, you’ll be one of millions of Americans who have, for generations, used it to make cookies, cakes, pie crusts and more....

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I’m a scholar of literature who spends a lot of time thinking about why certain stories continue to be revisited, and what works can be considered classics today. So I’m looking forward to seeing...

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Near the beginning of the new film “The Aeronauts,” a giant gas-filled balloon called the “Mammoth” departs from London’s Vauxhall Gardens and ascends into the clouds, revealing a bird’s eye...

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Parents who want to raise their children in a gender-nonconforming way have a new stocking stuffer this year: the gender-neutral doll. Announced in September, Mattel’s new line of gender-neutral humanoid...

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You’ve likely used the internet to help you remember something, like a quote from a movie, only to discover the answer differed from what you had anticipated. Maybe you shrugged, telling yourself your...

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In a recent interview with Vogue, actress Emma Watson opened up about being a single 30-year-old woman. Instead of calling herself single, however, she used the word “self-partnered.” I’ve studied...

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Forty years ago, on Nov. 30, 1979, the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd released its 11th studio album, “The Wall.” Featuring 26 tracks, two records and an opera-esque story line, the concept...

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On July 30, 1975, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the Teamsters Union, disappeared. He’d gone to a restaurant in suburban Detroit apparently expecting to meet a couple of mafia figures whom he...

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It’s the day after Thanksgiving, the tryptophan has worn off, and there are towers of Tupperware filled with turkey, stuffing and potatoes in your fridge. If you rely on your microwave, you might simply...

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If you thought 76-year-old Robert De Niro and 79-year-old Al Pacino were done starring in blockbuster gangster films, think again. Both assume lead roles in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” which...