Alysia Watson

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Google and Novartis to Collaborate on Smart Contact Lens for Diabetics

Google is teaming up with Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis – specifically its Alcon eye care division – to bring its smart contact lens to market. Originally unveiled in January, the futuristic lens analyzes the user’s tears to consistently monitor blood glucose levels.<p>Google[x], the team …

This Nail Color Is About To Become Your Best Friend

White nail polish is making a splash this summer and we're all for it!<p>The milky shade adds a touch of sophistication to any outfit, and pairs well with basically any accessory. Trust us, we searched through Instagram and found again and again that a simple white nail is this summer's best …

This Is What It's Like To Have A Drink With Joel McHale

Joel McHale -- known best as the star of “Community” and host of “The Soup” on E! -- is sitting next to me at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills with vodka in his hand. It's a Thursday morning.<p>“It’s 10:30 a.m. We have drinks in front of us. I’m not going to drink it yet. I’m going to wait till …

WOD Tips to Get More Out of Your Next Workout

Even if you never step foot in a box, adopting a few CrossFit principles can help you take your fitness to the next level<p>Whether you wake up every …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!<p><b>Read last week's Funniest</b> …

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

Body Language

Overcoming Evil

Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has spent her life helping others. In December 2012 she was the coordinator of a youth and adolescent outpatient psychiatric clinic and a university instructor supervising six clinical interns. But nothing in her professional …

Closing the 'Justice Gap'

Demand for civil legal aid continues to outstrip supply. Among attorneys and others in the field, this is known as the "justice gap."<p>It's clear that we will never close this gap unless our federal and state funders dramatically increase their support. In the meantime, we must also find ways to …

Antibiotic Batman Finds His Robin (Part 1)

On June 25, 2014, the following scientific study made the cover of the prestigious journal <i>Nature</i>: "Aspergillomarasmine A overcomes metallo-β-lactamase antibiotic resistance." Doesn't exactly sound earth-shattering, does it? But the discovery of a fungal compound that restores the efficacy of one of …

CDC: Smallpox Virus Samples Found In Lab Are Live

Earlier this month, scientists found decades-old vials of the smallpox virus in the storage room of a lab near D.C.<p>At the time, it was unclear if any of them were viable samples. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that at least two of the six found are live and …

Artist Makes World Cup Infinitely More Beautiful With Country-Themed Paper Masks

Normally when we envision "team spirit," images of shirtless dudes covered in paint and beer holding large foam fingers come to mind. Spanish artist Sandra Suarez has provided a far more beautiful option.<p>The social media-savvy artist has embarked on an inspired collaboration with Instagram in honor …

The Giant Red Ball That's Touring The Globe In The Name Of Art

There's a giant red ball roaming the planet, and when we say giant, we mean <i>quite large</i>.<p>At 15 feet and 250 pounds, the scarlet globe has been trekking to major cities all across the world, from Los Angeles to Paris to Perth to Taipei. Squeezed onto suspension bridges, smooshed between buildings and …

The Best Paint Colors for Every Type of Kitchen

<i>By: Anne Reagan, Editor-In-Chief of Porch.com</i><p>Painting your kitchen walls is one of the quickest, and easiest ways to re-do a kitchen. Before you rush out and buy gallons of paint, think carefully about what your dream kitchen looks like. Experts agree that it's not just the color on the walls that …

How CrossFit Can Both Help And Hurt You

Since its emergence, CrossFit has received both praise and criticism. While many swear by its life-changing fitness benefits, others insist we should avoid the practice altogether.<p>Are the risks of extreme activity like CrossFit truly worth the benefits? Fitness expert Erin Simmons, RhinoCo Fitness …

LG has a very flexible 18-inch display, promises 60-inch rollable TVs

It's been a while since we've seen any new curved or flexible displays following LG's G Flex and Samsung's Galaxy Round smartphones. LG Display is thinking bigger now. It's announced that it's been able to create an 18-inch OLED panel that has enough give and flexibility to roll into a tube that's …

Fitness Levels of World Cup Soccer Players: Lessons for the Rest of Us

We all appreciate the athleticism demonstrated by the elite soccer players competing in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Their speed, endurance and skill are remarkable. How fit are these elite athletes? Is fitness something that the rest of us, woefully non-elite, should be concerned …

The Best All-In-One Outfits For Your Summer Parties

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>Chafing and sweat are enemies of summer, so we're always looking for ways to keep cool and still look stylish. For those rooftop parties and lazy Sundays, we want outfits that are easy, comfortable and of course, ventilated.<p>Once again, Rank …

6 Fitness Trainer Habits You Can Follow Too

As a group fitness instructor and health coach, I am often asked the same questions: <i>What do you do to stay fit? What do you eat? How often do you exercise and what do you do?</i> If you are confused as to what's healthy, you are not alone. We are flooded with health information, and some of it is …

How To Turn Your Bed Into The Ultimate Haven For Sleep

Even if you do everything else right -- you stay away from caffeine after lunch, you don't let Fido share your bed, you give yourself some time to unwind before expecting to fall straight asleep -- the very thing you rely on most to get your rest might be sabotaging your sleep.<p>It goes without …

The Internet Really Has Changed Everything -- Maybe Even What We Find Sexy

Which face do you find sexier -- the one on the left, or the one on the right?<p>What about these faces?<p>Given that you have access to the internet -- a safe assumption since you made it to this page -- there's a good chance that you went for the faces on the left of each pair. But get this. If you …