Getty ImagesSamir Hussein+Rothy's Meghan Markle has been incredibly busy since joining the royal family—and she's also been developing a Duchess style entirely of her own.One of Meghan's most memorable royal tour fashion moments was when the Duchess changed into flats to hit the beach in Melbourne, Australia, with Prince Harry. And her flat shoes of choice? A chic pair of black Rothy's, of course.The sustainable brand is known for creating affordable shoes "from 100% post-consumer plastic water bottles, which are hot washed, sterilized, then fused into a fiber that is then knit into yarn," per Business Insider. And as sustainable fashion choices go, Rothy's are pretty chic: Getty ImagesPool/Samir Hussein Getty ImagesJames D. Morgan If you've yet to invest in a pair of Rothy's, the brand's latest style might be just what you're after in 2019. Launching January 15, the new Zodiac collection offers fans a pair of Meghan's favorite flats, personalized with their own … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s Beloved Rothy’s Flats Just Got A Zodiac Update
Style | Why Do We Hurt Robots? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index They are like us, but unlike us, and both fearsome and easy to bully. Credit Credit Photo Illustration by Tracy Ma/The New York Times; Getty Images (hand) Supported by ByJonah Engel Bromwich Jan. 19, 2019 A hitchhiking robot Why do people lash out at robots, particularly those that are built to resemble humans? It’s a global phenomenon. In a mall in Osaka, Japan, three boys Why do we act this way? Are we secretly terrified that robots will take our jobs? Upend our societies? Control our every move with their ever-expanding capabilities and air of quiet malice? Quite possibly. The specter of insurrection is embedded in the word “robot” itself. It was first used to refer to automatons by the Czech playwright, Karel Capek, who The comedian Aristotle Georgeson has found that videos of people physically aggressing robots are … [Read more...] about Why Do We Hurt Robots?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure? Supported by A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women. ByValeriya Safronova Jan. 18, 2019 A personal massager, a sperm counter, virtual-reality pornography, something described as “the world’s first ebook-driven sex toy”: All of these products have been exhibited at CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention. Two of them won awards there. So Lora Haddock was surprised when Osé, a hands-free sex toy she designed with a team of engineers from Oregon State University, had its “I was shocked,” Ms. Haddock, 33, said, “and then I was angry.” The award … [Read more...] about What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | My Relationship Guru Is a 14-Year-Old Girl Supported by Modern Love As a queer, closeted teenager, I had to learn about romance from the sidelines. A decade later, I’m still struggling to get in the game. ByGarrett Schlichte Jan. 18, 2019 “I don’t “Oh yeah, I know girl,” I said. “Been there.” But had I? My sister is 14 and just started her freshman year of high school. I’m 28 and in the lower rungs of my professional ladder, still trying to figure out what I want my life to be. Despite the fact that my sister is exactly half my age, we seem to be growing more alike, mentally and emotionally, with every conversation we have. Which actually doesn’t bother me in the least. A lot of teenage girls these days (I’m looking at you, Emma González!) … [Read more...] about My Relationship Guru Is a 14-Year-Old Girl
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | The Other Talk Supported by Rites of passage “You are going to have to work 10 times harder.” This is how my father prepared me for being black in America. ByShaquille Heath Jan. 17, 2019 We On a typical day, he would drop me off at the side entrance and wait in the car while I walked around. When I was done, I would find him in the car, napping or reading a newspaper (always divided in quarters). But today, he parked and walked inside with me. He offered to buy me a pretzel — another thing he didn’t typically do — and asked me to sit and eat it with him. When I was 13, I couldn’t resist a warm pretzel, so I obliged. There we sat: me, pretzel in hand, and him, staring off intensely. Finally he turned to me. “Hey babe,” he said. “I want to talk to you … [Read more...] about The Other Talk