Health News Watchdog Blog Ice Bucket Challenge “breakthrough”? Experts pour cold water on superficial reporting The Ice Bucket Challenge — those videos of friends, family members, and celebrities dumping ice water on themselves to promote awareness and funding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research — was a veritable media sensation in 2014. Now comes the heartwarming follow-up: According to an ALS Association news release, those donation-inducing videos helped fund a […] No, sleeping with a chicken probably won’t save you from Zika or malaria Journalists sure had fun reporting on a study that purportedly showed that live chickens — or chicken feathers to be exact — act as a deterrent to virus-carrying mosquitoes.
5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger: The World's Smartest Workout If you want to pack on muscle fast, the old saying is true: You need to train smarter, not harder. Using my five new principles of size, all it takes is 3 exercises, 3 days a week. Monday 1.
What Is Globalization? Finally, a definition of globalization that one can understand and to which we now can relate: Question: What is the truest definition of Globalization? Answer: The 100 Healthiest Foods In the fast-paced world of nutrition research, it seems like a hot discovery hits the news every week. So we asked prominent scientists doing groundbreaking work on how edibles stave off illness to pin down the 100 most nutrient-packed foods. To make our list, a food had to be very rich in at least one vitamin, mineral or other compound known to protect against cancer, heart disease or other diseases. Be supermarket smart and use this list as your shopping list. you body will be glad you did! ANTHOCYANINS: Plant pigments that help protect you from heart disease.
printer Eating 10 hot dogs in 6 minutes and belching the national anthem may impress your friends, but neither of those feats will do much for your body—at least not much good. Instead, why not train yourself to do something that may actually pay off? We're not talking bench presses and interval training (though those do help). How To Detox From Fluoride In today’s world, fluoride is hard to avoid completely. Here’s how to detox your body. Adding fluoride to the water supplies has been called murder on a grand scale. But whether or not your town adds it to your drinking water, you’re probably ingesting this toxin every day. Mother's Day Came Early at Dolce & Gabbana's Fall Show - Fashionista Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana celebrated Sicilian grandmothers in their memorable spring 2015 ad campaign, and the designers continued this theme of all things familial for fall with a collection that was simply titled: “Viva la Mama.” To honor the woman who’s the heart of the family, Dolce and Gabbana went for an all-out, rose-colored lovefest that had the crowd cheering in their seats — and this editor tearing up a bit. A curtain drew open to reveal 11 model mothers with their own children on a stage at the end of the runway, all of whom took a turn walking down together; those with infants and toddlers held them for the entire length of the 89-look show, which is a pretty impressive feat. Bianca Balti — the perennial D&G muse who is very pregnant with her second child — came down the runway to roaring applause. As for the clothes, the designers might have taken the theme a bit too literally at times. See the full collection below.
6 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Google Some of the tips below are effortless to implement and save you a lot of time and energy when dealing with these issues. Let’s start with the first proof of the awesomeness of Google… 1. Bootstrapper » Top 100 Foods to Improve Your Productivity Besides eating to lose weight, why not eat to improve your productivity? Whether the following foods help sharpen your eyesight, keep your brain focused, or just fill you up without making you feel lazy, you’ll find they’ll help you keep your day on track. Energy and Brain Foods
Health in Your Hand: Seven Mudras for Amazing Health Benefits Long before this much publicity came to yoga my grand father used to practice asanas, chakras and mudras in yoga. To my knowledge my grandfather has never gone to a doctor. He has neither diabetes nor blood pressure. Professional Perspectives on Water Fluoridation In a full length video produced by the Fluoride Action Network, respected professional researchers, scientists, and health practitioners openly discuss their experience and opinions concerning the adverse health effects and ethical problems associated with the public health policy of water fluoridation. Featuring a Nobel Laureate in Medicine, three scientists from the National Research Council’s landmark review on fluoride, as well as dentists, medical doctors, and leading researchers in the field, this professionally-produced 28 minute DVD presents a powerful indictment of the water fluoridation program. Here the list of Professionals included on the video: The 28-minute DVD Professional Perspectives on Fluoridation features the following 15 experts: Lord Baldwin sits as an Independent Peer in the House of Lords, where he has contributed to debates on the environment and health for over 20 years.
IKEA furniture will soon be able to wirelessly charge your mobile device BARCELONA — You'll soon be able to charge your mobile device directly on various pieces of IKEA furniture, from nightstands and desks to even the base of a lamp. The Swedish furniture giant announced at Mobile World Congress on Sunday that it is incorporating Qi technology into some of its product offerings. That means you'll soon be able to place mobile devices on the surface of some of its furniture to replenish your mobile device's batteries, eliminating charging stations and cable clutter. Qi is a popular wireless power standard from the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) that is available in many hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, airports and other public locations.
Great Scott! Scientists Claim Time Travel Is Possible - PCWorld Forget the Verizon iPhone, the rumored iPad 2, or even my beloved annual Winter NAMM Show 2011--this is clearly the discovery of the year. You might want to be sitting down for this one. Jay Olson and Timothy Ralph at the Department of Physics over at the University of Queensland in Australia recently published a paper entitled: "Extraction of timelike entanglement from the quantum vacuum". In the roughly seven- to eight-page document filled with equations I will probably never understand, the two discuss and conclude on what appears to be the discovery of "teleportation in time" (aka. Time Travel). So apparently the hot word of the day is: Entanglement.