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In a Chaotic World, Dungeons & Dragons Is Resurgent The role-playing game has made a surprising return to mainstream culture. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/books/dungeons-dragons.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

In a Chaotic World, Dungeons

A Guide to the Aland Archipelago, Where You Can Sleep on Your Own Island The autonomous region of Finland offers secluded lodgings, fresh seafood and miles of serene coastline to explore. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/t-magazine/aland-islands-travel-guide.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Garry Shandling’s Riotous Scrapbook “It’s Garry Shandling’s Book,” edited by Judd Apatow, brims with photos, diary excerpts, reminiscences, newspaper clippings, script pages and more. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/books/review/judd-apatow-gary-shandlings-book.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Stephen Colbert Was Feeling Merry on Impeachment Eve Colbert celebrated “Impeachment Eve,” decorating an “impeachment tree” with President Trump’s “perfect phone call” transcript as a tree-topper and some “quid pro snow.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/arts/television/stephen-colbert-late-night-trump-impeachment.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

‘The Hare With Amber Eyes’ Comes Home An exhibition in Vienna puts the figurine at the center of Edmund De Waal’s 2010 memoir on show, and tells the story of a family forced from their home by prejudice. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/arts/design/hare-with-amber-eyes-vienna-edmund-de-waal.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

A Silicon Valley Disruption for Birds That Gorge on Endangered Fish To persuade some migrating Caspian terns to stop short of the Columbia River, scientists planted plastic decoys and patio speakers in San Francisco Bay. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/science/caspian-terns-san-francisco-bay.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

For the Teen Who No Longer Wants a Period... A reader asks how best to advise her child who wants to stop getting a monthly period. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/well/for-the-teen-who-no-longer-wants-a-period.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

How Small Habits Can Lead to Big Changes The power of taking microsteps. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/smarter-living/how-to-build-better-habits-work-sleep.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

A Court Ruling Ending DACA Might Not Be a Good Thing for Trump It could mean news coverage of the government trying to deport thousands of young immigrants in the midst of what is certain to be a difficult re-election battle. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/us/politics/supreme-court-daca-trump.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/12/health/vaping-double-lung-transplant.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

‘Incomprehensible’ Numbers: How Republicans Are Losing New York Suburbs In one county, Democrats grew by more than 150,000, while the number of Republicans dropped by more than 30,000. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/13/nyregion/peter-king-long-island-republicans.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

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