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Vanity Fair

Sports Reporter Melanie Collins and Her Blue Bikini Spotted on Alex Rodriguez’s Endless Birthday Yacht Trip

The newly single slugger’s tour continues off the coast of Spain. 

Wired

How to Make the Air in Your Home More Breathable

Different climates and seasons call for different solutions. Here’s what you need to know about pollutants and particulates, and the gear that might help.

Pitchfork

DaBaby Releases Statement in Wake of Multiple Festival Appearance Cancellations

The rapper was dropped from Lollapalooza and will no longer perform at Governors Ball and Day N Vegas after he made homophobic comments during Rolling Loud Miami

Epicurious

Prevent Measurement Mishaps With This Simple Salt Conversion Chart

With so many salt brands available, how do you choose? Consult our breakdown of 9 types of salt and a handy guide to swapping one kind for another.

GQ

The Weeknd vs. Abel Tesfaye

With an instantly recognizable voice and songs that have been streamed several billion times, he’s one of the most ubiquitous pop stars in the world. But where does Abel Tesfaye end and his dark, grimy public persona begin? Mark Anthony Green finally gets the artist to explain.

Bon Appétit

Should You Cook With Butter or Oil? Well, That Depends

Choosing the right cooking fat for the job is key. We’re here to help.

Architectural Digest

Step Inside Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s Soulful Los Angeles Home

The superstar couple forgo bling in favor of serenity, connoisseurship, and ample natural beauty.

The New Yorker

The Big Money Behind the Big Lie

Donald Trump’s attacks on democracy are being promoted by rich and powerful conservative groups that are determined to win at all costs.

Allure

Biotin Is (Probably) Not Making Your Hair Grow Longer

It's time we dispel this vitamin's myths once and for all.

Teen Vogue

Zayn Got a Face Tattoo

Accepting suggestions as to what it says.

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Laurel Hubbard Makes History As the First Openly Trans Woman to Compete at the Olympics

Though she didn’t make it far, Hubbard still broke unprecedented ground for transgender athletes.

Vanity Fair

“I F--king Hope He Sues Me”: Inside the Twitter Explosion That Nearly Sunk Elon Musk

In his new book, Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century, reporter Tim Higgins chronicles the behind-the-scenes meltdowns at Tesla sparked by Musk’s unhinged online presence.

Wired

A Guide to RCS, and Why It Makes Texting So Much Better

Google is pushing the new standard for Android devices, which promises better security and cooler features than plain old SMS.

Pitchfork

The Weeknd Releasing New Song “Take My Breath” This Friday

With a nearly two-minute teaser of new music, he’s ushering in his next era: “IT STARTS TONIGHT”