Phyllis Malanka

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Blood From Human Umbilical Cords Can Rejuvenate Old Mouse Brains

Several studies now suggest that young plasma has revitalizing properties—and with results this intriguing, it’s no wonder there is drama brewing among the scientists involved.<p>When a baby is born, the now-useless umbilical cord is usually thrown away. But sometimes, it finds renewed purpose. …

Medical Research

How Lorde's 'Green Light' Was Shaped By Her Synesthesia

Over a building disco beat on her single “Green Light,” Lorde sings, “I hear sounds in my mind / Brand new sounds in my mind.” In reality, how the …

Pharrell Williams

Weekly Roundup: Pac-Man on Google Maps, Snapchat Stories and More

We all had a long week of work, school and maybe vacation (some of us) and after spending some time relaxing with family, friends; we'll mostly spend …

Scarlett Johansson

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

How Japan’s Master Printer Merged Modern Graphic Art and Buddhism

A new exhibition at Ronin Gallery examines Shiko Munakata's interest in Buddhist history.<p>Within the long, storied tradition of Japanese woodblock printing, Shiko Munakata stands out as one of the art form's greatest. A pioneering modernist, Munakata's woodblock prints are known for a blend of …

Art

Nicki Minaj Clothing Line Dropped By Kmart Due To ‘Dramatic Decrease In Sales’

Oh no they didn’t! Kmart may have started up some bad blood with Nicki Minaj, as they announced on Feb. 25 they are dropping the ‘Anaconda’ singer’s …