Adrian Karim

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Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Sugar: natural reward, unnatural fix<p>We’re told that sugar is the source of all-evil when it comes to health and diet – but what does it actually …

Siren Care makes a “smart” sock to track diabetic health

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation — and therefore injury — in realtime for diabetics.<p>Co-founder Ran Ma was working on growing biomass to grow back skin that had been damaged while at Northwestern University when …

Wearable Tech

Baad in Afghanistan: Virgin 'Slaves' Given Away to End Disputes

KABUL, Afghanistan — A teacher has received death threats from his own relatives as he battles to stop the ancient tradition of families giving away virgin daughters to settle disputes.<p>Khan Wali Adil has been camped out for more than three weeks in front of Afghanistan's parliamentary compound to …

Afghanistan

This Is What Concentration Camp Tourism Looks Like

Photographer Roger Cremers captures our shifting relationships with a war that ended 70 years ago.<p>Dutch photographer Roger Cremers was on a visit to Auschwitz in 2002, when he noticed an American tourist standing next to the incinerators. The man was wearing a shirt reading: ‘Laugh, it’s an order.’ …

Historical Photography