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Billy Porter arrives for the 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony. February 24, 2019. EPA-EFE

Why shouldn’t men wear skirts?

Will men ever escape the tyranny of trousers?
Roberto Clemente State Park employees in New York, with donated bottled water bottles bound for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Want to help after hurricanes? Give cash, not diapers

If you would like to assist from afar, let the professionals procure goods and services.
Clothes are central to our personal identity and our dignity. Their condition reveals the care work that has gone into their selection and maintenance. (Shutterstock)

When choosing a nursing home, check the clothing and laundry

As the Wettlaufer inquiry wraps up for the summer, an international research team offers suggestions on how to make nursing homes as good as they can possibly be.
The designs, materials, cuts and graphics of jerseys are meant to stand out. AP Photo/Frank Augstein

What’s involved in designing World Cup jerseys?

World Cup jerseys have to please players, national officials, FIFA rulemakers and – perhaps most importantly – fans who buy them to show support for their teams.
A furnace at Dalian Special Steel Co. Ltd. in China’s Liaoning province. Reuters

How transshipment may undercut Trump’s tariffs

This speed read explores why it’s hard to stop manufacturers in specific countries from dodging trade barriers by pretending that their goods come from somewhere else.
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What did Jesus wear?

We may imagine Jesus in long robes with baggy sleeves, but this is far from how he would have dressed.

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