K Read

311 Flips | 5 Magazines | 22 Likes | 16 Following | 83 Followers | @kbr888 | Keep up with K Read on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “K Read”

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Account Suspended

Women’s #MeToo posts reminded me I had been that awful guy. Here’s how I changed.

More times than I care to admit, I was That Guy. That guy who thought he was being bold and assertive with a woman when I was really pushing past her implicit and explicit boundaries. <b></b>I’m ashamed of it, and I’m terrified to admit this in public.<p>But as the #MeToo campaign on social media took off …

Relationships

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

In a recent phase II clinical trial, an over-the-counter allergy drug was shown to improve nervous system function in patients with multiple …

Medical Research

New information about Alzheimer's disease provides hope for a cure

Amyloid or Tau<p>Since 1993, we’ve known that ApoE4, a variant of the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) gene, increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by up to …

Scientific breakthrough sees creation of antibody that attacks 99 per cent of HIV strains

Scientists have developed an antibody that attacks 99 per cent of HIV strains.<p>Already tested on monkeys, trials on human beings could begin next year, the BBC reported.<p>Up until now, HIV has been difficult to treat because of its ability to mutate and change its appearance.<p>Eventually, the human body …

Public Health

A New Understanding of Inflammation in the Spine

Research on the mysterious ways that ALS destroys the nervous system highlights the role of the immune system in doing both good and harm.<p><i>Inflammation</i> has become a lucrative buzzword in health marketing. The meaning is usually unclear, but the vague implication is that this is something to avoid. …

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Immune System

New cancer treatment can eradicate tumors, scientists say

Scientists unveiled a new cancer treatment on Monday that can remove tumors, reduce side effects and prevent the disease from coming back better than current techniques.<p>The treatment, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), showed to effectively remove tumors in experimental models. Unlike …

The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000.

SAN FRANCISCO — When John Battelle’s teenage son broke his leg at a suburban soccer game, naturally the first call his parents made was to 911. The second was to Dr. Jordan Shlain, the concierge doctor here who treats Mr. Battelle and his family.<p>“They’re taking him to a local hospital,” Mr. …

Health Care

21 Great Sunglasses for Men

Whether you don them solely to protect your peepers from harmful UVs, hide a hangover or add that extra dash of cool to your look, shades are …

Your Next Purchase: One of These 10 Great Dress Watches

Unlike a chronograph or a dive watch, the parameters of what make a good dress watch aren’t so easily defined. Truthfully, you can wear pretty much …

This stem cell gun helps burn victims regrow their skin in just a few days https://t.co/z006s05692

Experimental Brain Cancer Treatment Is a Success

Using the immune system to beat cancer is quickly becoming a promising new strategy for battling tumors. But most of the success so far has been with …

Extraordinary Gems You’ve Never Heard Of: Apatite

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

Nine New Cars, Aircraft, and Boats That Will Satisfy the Need for Extreme Speed

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

Celebrity Wellness Guru Deepak Chopra Wants To Change Your Life With Multimillion-Dollar Luxury Condos

Alternative health practitioner and New Age wellness guru Deepak Chopra is leveraging his background in quantum healing and integrative medicine—as well as his name, first made famous on Oprah back in 1993—to elevate luxury real estate to a new realm, quite literally.<p>New-York based real estate …

Real Estate

Europe's 11 best luxury ski chalets | CNN Travel

Travel

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Alzheimer's Disease

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …

National Parks

The World's 21 Top Luxury Beach Destinations in 2017

1 of 21<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>The Maldives<p>3 of 21<p>Tel Aviv, Israel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Ireland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 21<p>Antarctica<p>Advertisement<p>6 of …

Travel

Travel

This Luxurious Private Island in Venice Is Now Open to Guests

The Villa Ammiana is a self sustaining eco-resort with orchards, gardens, fisheries, and a yoga studio.<p>Private islands in Venice’s northern lagoon …

Gene therapy is here, and it could radically change modern medicine

So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually done by adding­­­­­­ new instructions to cells via billions of viruses stuffed with correct …

Inside The Hotel Just Named The Most Luxurious In The World

The name Armani is synonymous with luxury, so it should come as little surprise that the Armani Hotel in Dubai was just named the best in the world …

Hospitality

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

Is menopause optional? These scientists say reversing aging is possible

By the time most women can actually afford to have a kid (with a career that’s stable enough to focus on motherhood) the fertility window is no …

Angelina Jolie Was Reportedly Advised To Claim Brad Pitt Abused Their Son In Order To Score U.N. Job [Report]

Angelina Jolie allegedly started rumors of child abuse to gain full custody of her six children. While Brad Pitt fought the reports of child abuse, …