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Lingerie You'll Want to Wear When You Have Your Period

We live in an age where we can order Thai food with one click of a button at any hour of the day or the night. We can make feature-length movies using only our phones. Little clocks tell us exactly how many minutes before a subway will arrive, credit cards are currency in taxi cabs and a 3D printer …

Can a One-Day Soup Cleanse Really "Reset" Your System?

We're living in the golden era of juicing, but it wasn't that long ago that juice cleanses were considered fringe-y rituals made by and for new-agey wackadoos. As recently as 2010, the concept of cleansing was still just nudging its way into the mainstream, as writer Judith Newman called her juice …

Green Juice and Booze: No Longer Mutually Exclusive

There's a smarter way to enjoying a cocktail that won't derail your healthy lifestyle.<p>Socializing is a major part of life and lets face it alcohol plays a major role in that. As someone who teaches a holistic approach to health, it is all about finding balance. When implementing any sort of health, …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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 …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …