Cynthia King

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Gastronomy Of Genius: History's Great Minds And The Foods That Fueled Them

Genius and food have a lot in common. Both nurture, inspire and occasionally intimidate. Some appeal to almost everyone instantly. Others are acquired tastes. So perhaps it's not surprising that, scanning history's greatest minds, we find many were inspired by certain food or drink, repulsed by …

Genius

Here’s what actually gives you cancer

But it's often lacking in evidence and the jumble of messages can be confusing.<p>This body map brings together the evidence on proven cancer causes.<p>Using credible, scientific sources it answers questions about whether alcohol, red meat or sun exposure increase your cancer risk.<p>Cancer occurs when …

Cancer

How This Entrepreneur Is Revolutionizing the Way We Treat Cancer

Biomedical engineer Laura Indolfi envisions a drug-infused bandage that can be wrapped around a tumor.<p>Throughout much of her career as a biomedical engineer, Laura Indolfi knew that eventually she would try to become an entrepreneur. In 2010, she took classes in the biomedical enterprise program at …

Viagra cancer threat: Erectile drug sildenafil may stimulate skin cancer growth

Taking erectile drug sildenafil, better known as Viagra, may boost the growth of skin tumours, scientists have said. The drug manufactured by Pfizer …

Does Splenda Cause Cancer? A Questionable Study Claims It Does

We know, we know, everything causes cancer, at least in theory. But sucralose, better known as Splenda to most people, is the latest to be put in the cancer barrel, and the fact that it causes blood cancers in mice raises serious questions. Or would, if everyone had been drinking 10 diet sodas a …

12 Below-the-Knee Dresses You’ll Want to Wear All Winter Long

You’re biting the bullet and donning a dress to your holiday parties (the excuse to wear that sequin party dresss is just too good to pass up), but when you’re not rockin’ around the Christmas tree, you want to stay warm. A dress, then, isn’t the first piece of clothing that comes to mind — bare …

15 Cold Weather Skirts to Wear in Tights + Boots Weather

Don’t let the frigid temperatures get you frazzled — you <i>can</i> combat the elements in style. Between timeless tweed minis, checkered midis and retro suede numbers, there’s no shortage of on-trend skirt options to go around. Add in an attention-getting pair of tights and a vibrant colored cocoon coat …

Popular Infomercial Hair Product Line Under Fire for Allegedly Causing Hair Loss

More than 200 women in 40 states have joined a class action lawsuit against Wen by Chaz Dean and its infomercial owner Guthy-Renker because they allege that Wen's cleanser is making them go bald, The Daily Beast reports. In addition to the alleged hair loss and scalp injuries, court papers claim …

21 Cute + Colorful Beanies to Stay Cozy All Season Long

Floppy hats and fedoras get a lot of love during the winter, but it’s the beanie that truly pulls its weight once cold rolls around. Keeping your head warm and those luscious locks protected from the wind and snow, they definitely earn their status as a wardrobe heavyweight year after year. The …

25 Really Warm Coats for Winter 2015, at Every Budget

Is it just us, or does the temperature go from 75 and sunny to below-freezing in seemingly three seconds flat? You think you're prepared for the arctic winter but, truth be told...

#BeautySchool: What Your Skin Is Doing While You Sleep

11 PM to 12 AM is the magic hour.<p><b>Question: With the exception of sunscreen, why do I have to treat my skin differently from day to night? Can it really tell the difference between AM-and-PM-targeted products?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> Yes—your skin, a complex organ that functions like a body clock with a circadian …

6 Affordable Shoe Brands That Look Super Expensive

The desire to step up your shoe game each season is part of every fashion girl's agenda, but a serious habit can get expensive. If you're looking for …

The Secret to Making Your Turtlenecks Look Better Is in Your Gym Bag

I mean, yeah, deodorant, but that's not it.<p>Stunned analysts clutched one another in disbelief as turtleneck sales rose 29,384 percent this month, thanks to Drake, "Hotline Bling," and a sweater in a gray as soft as his feelings. I just made that figure up, but even without my meddling, 2015 is the …

Clothing

Beyond the Basic Knit Cap: Fedoras, Berets, Tams

You may be all set with your chic winter coat, but it's the hat that really finishes off your cold-weather look. This season, go beyond the beanie. Easy and chic it may be, but there are tons of alternative hat styles that are super chic and totally easy to wear. The best part is, from wide-brimmed …

Clothing

Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain is sold to Cold Stone Creamery owner

Pinkberry, the Santa Monica chain that helped introduce tart frozen yogurt to the masses, has been acquired by Kahala Brands, a restaurant franchising company.<p>Kahala Brands, which owns quick-service restaurant names including Cold Stone Creamery and the Great Steak & Potato Co., issued a statement …