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how to talk baseball like an expert on opening day 2019

It’s the surest sign of spring there is. Yes, that’s right. Opening Day for Major League Baseball. But how to talk about sports with a baseball fan if you’re only an occasional observer? Our correspondents Vincent and Michael Thomas, a father-son team of avid and knowledgeable baseball fans, are sharing their annual preview of the season. They’ve got expert tips on how to talk Major League Baseball like an expert on Opening Day 2019. Batter up!

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how to talk about sports this week like a pro

TWIST: This Week in Sports Talk is our weekly recap of how to talk about sports this week like a pro. If you’re just starting to learn about sports, or need a quick summary of what’s up in your favorite league, or just want to know why your spouse keeps obsessively checking the sports scores, read on. Here’s what you need to know to talk with a sports fan the week of March 24, 2019.

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Luxury Lessons: What You Need to Know About Crystals

In our stressed-out times, one of the most precious luxuries is a calm and purposeful state of mind. To help us all get there and stay there, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a primer about how to use crystals in everyday life. Here’s our guide to what you need to know about crystals: what kinds there are, how to buy them, the best crystal-infused beauty products, and how to use crystals in your home. Get ready for the magic.

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Silence is the latest in luxury wellness travel

The cacophony and intrusiveness of modern life and technology have made a stretch of  uninterrupted silence into a luxury good. Hard to find, but achievable if you have sufficient financial resources. In luxury wellness travel, silence is the latest trend in mindfulness. Where are the best places and spas to go for a silent vacation? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has found 10 retreats where you can experience the joy of silence.

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