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BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

A Five Minute Exercise Could Determine When You Could Die

[caption id="attachment_189950" align="alignnone" width="960"] The five minute death challenge[/caption]Don't fear death? Well it could be time to …

Inside Instagram’s reinvention

How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.<p>Toward the tail end of 2015, Kevin Systrom, the CEO of Instagram, came to a realization: The photo-sharing app he had founded five years earlier was straying too far from its roots.<p>Instagram was growing, yes, and finally …

History Of The Little Black Dress From Coco Chanel To Audrey Hepburn

Including that iconic Audrey Hepburn Givenchy dress<p>Hands up who thinks the little black dress was first created by Hubert de Givenchy for Audrey …

Coco Chanel

What Colette’s Closure Means for Fashion

After 20 years in business, the beloved temple of Parisian cool announced it will close its doors in December. BoF spoke to a handful of industry …

News Bites | Anna Wintour Steps Down From CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Judging Panel

In today's news bites, the annual competition's 2017 finalists and selection committee are announced.<p><i>Welcome to News Bites, BoF's regular feature of</i> …

What to Expect From MoMA’s Second-Ever Fashion Exhibition

On October 1, the Museum of Modern Art in New York will present its second-ever exhibition about clothing. Called “Items: Is Fashion Modern?”, it is the descendant of 1944’s “Are Clothes Modern?” exhibit and will categorize new and archival fashion items into 111 types, like the leather jacket, the …

10 Upcoming Brands to Check Out This Month

The <i>Highsnobiety</i> inboxes are inundated on a daily basis with new brands vying for a piece of the spotlight. So, to help you show off your vast …

Are we looking at the end of seasons at fashion weeks?

The once-static format of runway shows is now seeing major transformations in the way fashion is consumed. We now have the ‘see now, buy now model’, …

As Bankruptcy Looms, American Retailers Must ‘Adapt or Die’

The time has come for a sweeping, much-needed reset in US apparel retail.<p><i>Hello BoF Professionals, your exclusive weekly briefing is ready.</i><p>“Time is …

This Is Officially the Most Popular Brand With Millennials

If you could peek inside the virtual shopping carts of millennials, there's a good chance you'd see one specific brand over and over again. Poshmark …

Lululemon Athletica

39 logo fonts everyone should know

Typography can make or break the design of a logo. The right logo font can amplify the impact of your logo (and brand), while the wrong font could be …

How to Get Rid of Yellow Underarm Stains in 20 Seconds Flat

There's nothing worse than putting on your favorite white T-shirt or blouse, only to realize that it's actually unwearable due to not-so-pleasant …

10 Free Apps Worth Checking Out on the Google App Marketplace

Check out these 10 free apps that you can use to create business cards, send reports, create designs, and more.

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal <i>Current Biology</i> on March 3. …

The Brain

Stop the whining! Make Apple EarPods play nice with Xbox One

Other headphones play nice with the Xbox One, but if you have tried to use Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic with an Xbox One controller, it probably wasn't for long. Because if you plugged in a pair of Apple EarPods to a newer Xbox One controller that has a headphone jack, you were greeted by a …

Xbox

Virgin Galactic taps fashion brand Y-3 for space suit designs

If you set out to do something incredible, you should do it looking your best. For Virgin Galactic, the commercial spaceflight venture from Richard Branson, that means teaming up with fashion brand Y-3 to create apparel for its future pilots, astronauts and on-the-ground team operations members. In …

5 Mind-Blowing Fashion Illustrators to Follow on Instagram

We love to follow fashion brands, designers, and photographers on Instagram, yes, but let's not forget fashion illustrators! With their clean lines …

Graphic Design

Grey: the secret colour trend in web design

It's easy to associate a company with one or two colours, as is often the goal of a brand (eg Coke = red). And there are many examples of brands that …

12 Hottest Sneaker Releases Of The Week [29.05.15]

1 of 12|Puma|Blaze Of Glory CRKL - Gray Violet / Red - $135.00<br>- LINK<p>2 of 12|Nike|Sock Dart - $TBC - LINK<p>3 of 12|Nike |Roshe Run NM Breeze …

Minimalist Vibes with NU Swim

While the northern hemisphere is still experiencing frigid temperatures, the optimistic (and envy-inducing warm weather vacationers) are already on the hunt for a new bathing suit. For those that who are dreading the shopping headaches to come—and are just itching to get into the water—the launch …

Don’t Be Google

Dear Google: what happened? Android sales are falling. Chrome has become a bloated hog. Analysts are calling you the new Microsoft, or, much worse, “the new Yahoo!” And most damning of all: you have squandered our trust. You used to be special, Google. Or at least we used to believe you were …

You Can Jailbreak iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 8.1 with Pangu… For Windows

The Pangu group has released a utility that will jailbreak iOS 8.1 on any iPhone or iPad device which can run the latest iOS release, including the …

Sexy Ferrari Based Pininfarina Sergio Will Be Built—and They're All Sold Out

Ferrari has confirmed to <i>Road & Track</i> that a version of the Pininfarina Sergio concept is going into production. The thing is, only six will be built. And you’re too late. Like the Ferrari F60 America before it, all the Sergios were pre-sold to hand-picked customers before the car was even publicly …

How to fix connection issues with Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

Before beginning, remember that you must be running OS X Yosemite on your Mac and iOS 8.1 or newer on your iOS devices in order for Instant Hotspot …

MacBook Air

How to delete old iPhone backups

Manually backing up your iPhone or iPad, or taking advantage of iCloud automatic backups, is the best way to guarantee that you will be able to get …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

D'Marge

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems