Janet Roberts

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Starbucks to smokers: Don't even take it outside!

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'Vicious cycle' in brain keeps obesity going - Futurity

BROWN (US) — In rat brain cells, obesity blocks the production of a hormone that …

Are mental illnesses such as PMS and depression culturally determined?

The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – DSM 5 – was published over the weekend. Produced by the American …

Who invented clothes? A Palaeolithic archaeologist answers

"Who invented clothes?" It's one of those brilliant questions that children ask, before they learn that the big things we wonder about rarely have …

Michele Bachmann Presidential Campaign Investigation Joined By FBI

The FBI has jumped into a multi-pronged investigation of alleged misconduct by the failed presidential campaign of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), the Star Tribune in Minneapolis reported on Sunday.<p>While the FBI wouldn't confirm or deny any involvement in the probe, sources with knowledge of the …

LG's 5-inch 'unbreakable' bendy plastic phone screen on show

LG has long been our go-to gadget maker for bonkers phones, with its see-through phones, ultra-wide phones, slo-mo phones and even an …

Gear & Gadgets

DIY: Stylish Raised Bed Kits for the Garden

For procastinators (myself included), there is now no excuse not to put in that raised garden bed. Scout Regalia in LA has put together a stylish …

The Secret Ingredient to Make Windows Shine Bright Like a Diamond

When it comes to cleaning my home, I like to take as natural an approach as possible. In my ideal world, the process of making my own cleaning …

The Top 10 Gardening Apps You Need Now

Perhaps you saw a pair of blue jays conversing in the pear tree and realize it’s time to get serious about your spring garden. Or, like my husband, …

A Miracle Treatment to Make Your Feet Feel Like They Checked Into a Spa

Whether you’ve been pounding the city pavement to chase after cherry blossoms or crouching in the garden to harvest your garlic scapes, your feet …

DIY: Two Secret Ingredients to Make a Refrigerator Smell Fresh

When I was 20, I lived for five months with a woman named Fabienne and her two young daughters in the city of Toulouse, in southern France. Beyond my …

DIY: Add Edible Flowers to Your Salad

Nasturtium petals in salad, borage in ice cubes, a cake strewn with roses and dianthus: We’ve been eating flowers in our house since author Sarah …