Awhile back, we posted on the fantastic & comprehensive list put together by the Environmental Working Group of the fruit & vegetable produce that you should keep an eye out for. -Especially in-terms of amount & type of pesticides used-on & absorbed-by them.
What they help us do is…
A little while back, we told you about the great conference Wired put on with MDAnderson, called WIRED DATA | Life.
And one of the standout presentations of that conference was put-on by inveterate smartass, David Newman, of the site: The Number Needed to Treat.
Well, Wired has seen fit to remind us of David & Co-Founder Graham Walker’s work in a recent Science post.
What the NNT tries to do is take the highest-quality studies it can find and publish a ratings-system…
I’ll leave it as an exercise for the reader to check out the full list of lifehack-style products & service innovations over at design-juggernaut IDEO,
-But By Far, my favorite of the bunch is the Snow White Evil Queen/Ghost of Christmas Yet-To-Come -style Aging Mirror.
I don’t know how far out they wanted to take the concept in its proposed future technological reach.
-But [at least in its most-blown-out-future-form] this could take a whole host of…
The Gray Mirror
I thought this was going to be
a THE cure for normal DHT-based Male-Pattern Baldness.
-But NOooOOOOooo!!! :(
Okay, okay, okay; it’s no less impressive that the patient in question, who had both Plaque-Psoriasis and (just like our old .000001%-er pal John D. Rockefeller) Total Hair-Loss on his entire body, -was cured of Both conditions by the drug-wizardry cooked up by Yale’s scientists.
Not only that but so far…
[NSFW, for language & some subject-matter]
We’ve all heard the crazy claims. -Don’t do anything involving Hard Work, Research, Discipline, or Nutrition; -Just Pop a Pill! And Let Chemistry Do The Work For You!!!
Oliver doesn’t stop the funny to explain the ephedra issue very well, and he certainly does tee off on a doc trying to fill his hour of content. Unfortunately, that content sometimes seems aimed at the people who read the National Enquirer for diet-tips in the checkout aisle.
-And then put it back without paying.
But really; -Let’s face it. This is all really about…
YouTube-Last Week Tonight
So as much as I can’t believe it, Powdered Alcohol is actually a thing. -I mean, alcohol evaporates, so isn’t it just like Canned-Sunshine, Mountain Air, or Military Intelligence?…
Well apparently it’s even been kicking around for awhile, like c.1974 here in ‘MURICA; -interestingly developed by General Foods. -For what? Like on breakfast-cereals,…
Need another reason to love cocoa & dark chocolate?
Well you just got one, lady.
A new study out by LSU shows a very very lucky quirk about the composition of our friend the fermented, dried, roasted & ground cacao. And it makes all the difference.
So, one of the problems with actually getting beneficial compounds into you like antioxidants, polyphenols, & epi-catechins is “The Last Mile”.
You may get them into your supermarket, your cart, your mouth,…