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6 Gas and Bloating Remedies That Really Work

Be prepared for the next time you have tummy trouble.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Picture this: Your tummy is protruding and painful, your favorite clothes don't fit, and you might also be emitting embarrassing gas. It's so bad, in fact, you may even be reluctant to leave the house.<p>Sound …

This common toothpaste ingredient could be wreaking havoc on your gut

Triclosan is everywhere, but its days seem to be numbered.<p>Even if you’ve never heard of it, you’ve almost certainly come across triclosan. A highly effective antibacterial and antifungal ingredient, triclosan is found in all kinds of toothpastes, hand sanitizers, deodorants, mouthwashes, …

Dentistry

Lowering cholesterol improves cancer-fighting immunotherapy

A new study has found that when cholesterol levels are reduced, cancer immunotherapy becomes more effective. The findings offer a simple way to …

Æthelflæd: The woman who crushed the Vikings

Janina Ramirez reveals how Æthelflæd – wife, mother, diplomat and, above all, warrior-queen – left an indelible mark on Anglo-Saxon England in the …

This brilliant Chinese scientist was taught she was just as capable as men. Then she came to America

Wu Chien-Shiung was ‘The First Lady of Physics,’ but her work was largely unacknowledged<p>When her ocean liner, the <i>President Hoover</i>, docked in San …

Workplace niceness can have nasty side effects

Imagine that eight people walk into a meeting to discuss an important strategic decision for their company. They’re all well-versed in the challenge they face. But two members of the group hold some key piece of information or a perspective that not everybody has considered. Everyone knows, for …

Leadership

What Is Bioprinting?

Bioprinted materials can be used to repair damaged organs<p>Bioprinting, a type of 3D printing, uses cells and other biological materials as “inks” to …

Meg Wolitzer on Her New Novel, The Female Persuasion, and the Future of Feminism

Meg Wolitzer is one of those extraordinarily rare writers who not only understands the human experience but can also fully <i>articulate</i> that experience on the page. It's for that very reason that her 2013 novel, <b>The Interestings</b>, became a cult phenomenon; by dissecting the shared experience of summer …

Feminism

Maternity Leave Is No Vacation, So One Agency Created Hilarious Resort-Themed Products for New Moms

Maternity leave is no laughing matter for millions of professional women around the world.<p>But in honor of Mother’s Day 2018, 72andSunny New York …

Advertising Industry

Britain moves to rein in data-analytics

THEY looked distinctly like G-men, except that they had the letters ICO emblazoned on their backs instead of FBI. On March 23rd 18 “enforcement” …

Brands Are Creating Virtual Influencers, Which Could Make the Kardashians a Thing of the Past – Adweek

We all know that spokespeople and endorsers can be erratic. Wild antics can generate negative PR and damage brands. What if you could eliminate the …

Understand the New Generation of Audiences – Adweek

Historically, brands targeting the coveted 18-to-24 bracket were able to reach mass audiences by traditional advertising spots created for a single …

Marketers Are Racing to Reach Rapidly Growing Audiences on Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home

As brands increasingly seek to understand the Internet of Things, marketers are keying in on how Amazon and Google will dominate connected devices in …

Advertising Industry

10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

What I Learned About Swedish Death Cleaning After Experiencing My Own Loss

As I stood atop a makeshift ladder, an old door atop two sawhorses, with a mask over my face, pulling down pieces of wood that were covered in dust that may have been there from the 1920s Dust Bowl, I found myself resenting my grandparents and their parents for holding onto all this junk. I then …

Pat Moomjian

Pull Quote

The 99-million-year-old hatchling from the Cretaceous Period is the best preserved of its kind.<p>The remains of a baby bird from the time of the dinosaurs have been discovered in a specimen of 99-million-year-old amber, according to scientists writing in the journal <i>Gondwana Research</i>.<p>The hatchling …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Turpin child abuse story fits a widespread and disturbing homeschooling pattern

After 13 children were found emaciated and imprisoned in their Perris home on Sunday, the gruesome Turpin family story made international headlines — no doubt in part because it seemed so extreme, so unusual. But it fits a pattern of abuse cases involving homeschooled children. As homeschool …

The Word Choices That Explain Why Jane Austen Endures

Two hundred years after her death, Jane Austen commands a cultural empire — fan fiction, adaptations, merchandise — with her six novels at the center. It raises the question: Why her, as opposed to someone else?<p>Franco Moretti, founder of the Stanford Literary Lab, which applies data analysis to the …

Literature

Bonding Over Books: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker Shares Her Favorite Reads

The book world can be a kind and caring place. Authors are supportive to each other and many enjoy engaging with their readers. Book groups connect …

‘Battle of the Sexes’: Books Inspired by Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in the legendary 1973 tennis match now referred to as the “Battle of the Sexes,” she wasn’t just winning a …

How Emily Wilson, The First Woman To Translate 'The Odyssey' Into English, Is Rethinking Gender Roles In The Greek Epic

The first English translation of <i>The Odyssey</i> appeared around the year 1615. The first translation by a woman came out on Tuesday.<p>After several …

Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing

The plots of dystopian novels can be amazing. A group of teens in Holland, Mich., tells me about some of their favorites:<p>In <i>Delirium</i> by Lauren Oliver, Love is considered a disease. Characters get a vaccine for it. In Marissa Meyer's <i>Renegades,</i> the collapse of society has left only a small group of …

Why I Believe 'To Siri With Love' By Judith Newman Is A Book That Does Incredible Damage To The Autistic Community

When I say the world hates me, what I mean by "world" is a lot of neurotypicals, or people who are not on the autism spectrum, hate me. When you're …

How Arabic Translators Helped Preserve Greek Philosophy … and the Classical Tradition

In the ancient world, the language of philosophy—and therefore of science and medicine—was primarily Greek. “Even after the Roman conquest of the …

Ancient History

Why Cartoon Characters Wear Gloves: A Curious Trip Through the History of Animation

It’s rare for Disney to overlook a marketing opportunity. For years, Mouse Ears were the film studio’s theme park souvenir of choice, but recently …

Animation

Infinite Escher: A High-Tech Tribute to M.C. Escher, Featuring Sean Lennon, Nam June Paik & Ryuichi Sakamoto (1990)

When television appeared in Japan in the 1950s, most people in that still-poor country could only satisfy their curiosity about it by watching the …

John Lennon

Google’s DeepMind AI Teaches Itself to Walk, and the Results Are Kooky, No Wait, Chilling

In 2014, Google acquired DeepMind, a company which soon made news when its artificial intelligence software defeated the world's best player of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Marshall McLuhan Predicts That Electronic Media Will Displace the Book & Create Sweeping Changes in Our Everyday Lives (1960)

"The electronic media haven't wiped out the book: it's read, used, and wanted, perhaps more than ever. But the role of the book has changed. It's no …

Woody Allen

Siri Can Sing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”

It's true. And you can try it yourself, at home. Just sing "I see a little silhouetto of a man." Then let Siri do the rest.<p>Have fun!<p><b>Related Content:</b>

Bohemian Rhapsody