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What to read while waiting for sports to start up again: some of the best books about sports, plus athlete biographies and memoirs.

The Best Books about Sports and Athletes Right Now

Are you among the many millions of fans who are missing the usual daily dose of sports coverage? With the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, golf, tennis and more all on pause at the moment, and the Olympics moved back a year, there’s not a whole lot to do for sports fans to engage in right now. One suggestion: how about a book?  If you’re wondering what to read while waiting for sports to start up again, our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best books about sports and outstanding athlete biographies and memiors, to read right now.

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Our guide for how to give birthday, anniversary and other gifts while maintaining a safe social distancing practice during coronavirus

Innovative Gift Ideas in a Time of Social Distancing

Even in this era of coronavirus, there are still big events where we want to give a gift to a loved one: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, graduations, and “just because.” Wondering how to give a gift in a safe and responsible manner in a time of coronavirus? Our corresondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of innovative gift ideas in a time of social distancing. It’s our gift guide of birthday, anniversary and more gifts to give while social distancing. So you can stay calm, and gift on.

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the best expert recommended empowering red lipsticks for tough times

The Best Red Lipsticks to See You Through Tough Times

When the going gets tough, the tough go red. As in bold, bright and badass red lipstick. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research. And these are the best expert recommended empowering and flattering red lipsticks from luxury beauty brands for tough times. Like now.

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cool chic cheerful statement designer sneakers spring summer 2020 to lift your spirits

These Cool New Sneakers are Sure to Lift Your Spirits

For some of us, the right shoe can help make us feel happy, confident and even purposeful – especially on a tough day with a lot of challenges ahead. Or at the end of such of day, as a reward for a good day’s work. That’s where sneakers come in. Sometimes, a cheerful pair can brighten up a glum day. So we went in search of happy kicks for this stay-at-home moment. Have a look at these cool chic and cheerful new statement designer sneakers for spring summer 2020, which are sure to lift your spirits.

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The Most Popular Calming Hemp-Derived CBD Products

The Most Popular Calming Hemp-Derived CBD Products

People are understandably looking for ways to soothe and comfort themselves these days. Making it no surprise that beauty products that promise to aid relaxation and reduce anxiety are flying off the shelves. And that includes the ones derived from hemp, commonly labeled as “hemp-derived CBD.” Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the most popular calming hemp-derived CBD products on the market right now, including lotions, tinctures, beverages and gummies.

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