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How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

Miu Miu

The game theory of life

An insight borrowed from computer science suggests that evolution values both fitness and diversity<p><i>Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta magazine, an editorially independent division of SimonsFoundation.org, whose mission is to enhance public understanding of science by covering</i> …

Lab mice get addicted to sun exposure; you might too

Does basking in the sun make you feel relaxed and happy, like nothing can bother you? There may be a biological reason for that.<p>Researchers found that mice who were regularly exposed to UV light had a higher pain tolerance than mice that were not exposed to UV light. They also experienced …

Neuroscience

Hot Or Not... For Sunspots

We all know the dangers of getting too much sun: things like sunburn and heat stroke can really ruin a summer day. But did you realize that activity on the sun's roiling surface can also cause us a lot of grief?<p>"Sunspots," which look like black holes in the sun's surface, are where bundles of …

How To Cure Garlic Breath

Thank you, science.<p>Counter to most vampire lore, there is no magic to the pungent odor of garlic. The stench is the result of four major sulfur-containing compounds, which, when ingested, move into the bloodstream and then out through the lungs and sweat glands. But that doesn’t make it any less …

Ohio State University

How Far Can Amazon Go?

Although he started selling books, he called the firm Amazon because a giant river reflected the scale of his ambitions.<p>This week the world's leading e-commerce company unveiled its first smartphone, which Amazon treats less as a communication device than an ingenious shopping platform and a way of …

Police took no action in reported attack by Elliot Rodger in 2013

Santa Barbara authorities were told nearly a year before<p>Elliot Rodger's deadlyrampagethat he had tried to push several people off a 10-foot ledge during a party in Isla Vista, according to records made public on Wednesday.<p>A witness reported the incident to deputies while they were investigating …

Crime