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Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

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The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review

Michio Kaku's latest is a mind-bending study of the possibilities of the brain<p><b>Quadriplegics move artificial limbs with the mind</b>. Video games are directly controlled by the power of thought. A monkey’s brain connected to the internet can control an avatar on a video screen or a robot half a world …

My Cobra Rock Boots from Marfa

In March when we roadtripped to Marfa, I accidentally stumbled into a strangle little bootshop. I was soon to find out that this was the home of …

ON THE STREETS OF MEXICO

High up in the mountains of Mexico, it was a perfect temperature for this cozy turtleneck. I found this sweater in a little tourist shop. Classic and …

This Astronomical Watch Accurately Shows The Solar System’s Movements On Your Wrist

The Midnight Planétarium is an incredible feat of engineering, design and artistic craftsmanship. Besides showing the time, this watch also …

What Would the 'Exercise Pill' Mean?

The idea plays to our love of efficiency, spirit of entrepreneurship, and longing to install physicians and scientists as the new priests of the age.<p>What if we could enjoy the benefits of exercise simply by swallowing a pill? Earlier this week in the journal <i>Nature Medicine</i> researchers at the …

Chow Down In Sync With Your Circadian Clock

We've already nudged you this week about the benefits of breakfast. And this got us thinking more about the timing of our meals.<p>There's a growing body of evidence to suggest that when we eat during a 24-hour cycle is likely more important for our health than we realized.<p>Take, for instance, a study …

Poncho perfection

Poncho perfection

WANTED: Leopard Beatle Boots

I'd had a very bad crush on these Miu Miu boots. Then I saw this picture of Freja in her leopard beatle boots, and now I want them all the more! This …