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High Fat Diet May Lead To Pancreatic Cancer

A new study now shows that a diet high in fat from red meats and dairy may be linked to pancreatic cancer.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Even Corn Flakes Can Be Killers

This bowl of corn flakes looks innocent enough.  I remember when corn flakes and milk was considered one of the healthiest meals you could eat.  But in a groundbreaking study just released by Tel Aviv University, researchers actually observed the damage a diet of corn flakes, or other high carbohydrate foods, does to the heart.

The EBay For Moms: Hand Me Downs Classified

Moms know just how quickly kids go through stuff, whether it's due to growth, boredom, or trends; they're constantly on the hunt for new things while casting off the old. Sound familiar? While EBay may do that for the rest of the world, Hand Me Downs meets those needs of moms.

Indian Curry Breaks Up Dementia Plaques In Mice

Don't throw away your curry jar; it just may keep you from developing Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.  People from India and other cultures in the east where turmeric grows have a very low incidence of Alzheimer's, an observation which led to some recent mice experiments at Duke University.

Guerilla Drive Ins: Producing The Pop-Up Movie Business

Pop-up businesses of all sorts are the latest trend, since businesses are able to pick up their services and move locations anytime their spot is no longer hot. The latest business type on our radar? The pop-up guerilla drive in.

Talk About Timing - Michael Jackson 'Live In Japan' DVD Released June 23

Timing is everything when you're a performer and nobody knew it better than the late Michael Jackson. Timing is also essential in business, as Amazon.com is surely realizing - the new "Michael Jackson: Live In Japan" DVD was posted on the Amazon website a mere 2 days before MJ's untimely demise.

Magnetic Nanoparticles Used To Draw Cancer Cells Together

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have completed a fascinating study using magnetic nanoparticles to gather metastasized cancer cells to a central location, thereby curbing metastatic spread of the disease.

The Hairforce: Award Winning Head Lice Assassins!

You've heard of exterminators, you've heard of assassins; well, 2008's British Female Inventor and Innovator of the Year award winner is a little bit of both, combating one of the worst enemies out there in this "better them than me" business.


New Artificial Heart Biomimics The Heart Of A Cockroach

Did you ever wonder what makes the cockroach so resilient?  Maybe it's the cockroach heart that has as many as 13 pumping chambers, as opposed to human and animal hearts that only have four pumping chambers.

Bad Times Bootcamp: Where The Unemployed Recover Financial Collapse With A Good Workout!

With the financial crisis we're experiencing in North America and around the world, there's been an uprising of businesses and services catering to the unemployed. After losing his job, an entrepreneurial-minded gentleman and Dubai decided it's time to get the unemployed of the couch to increase their productivity, improve their health, and give them a chance to network.

Good News And Bad News About Humans VS Chimps

There is great genetic similarity in humans and chimpanzees, but there are notable differences between them that are observable; particularly increased brain size and cognitive abilities in humans.  Could these factors possibly have anything to do with an increased incidence of cancer in humans?  Far-fetched, perhaps, but the researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology wanted to find out.

Business Helps Festival-Goers Power Their Electronic Devices With Eco-Friendly Gadget

Just in time for a summer of camping, festivals, and roughing it away from the luxuries of civilization, a new company Orange, offers a unique product to power electronic devices so you don't need to leave your cell phone at home; thank goodness!

Natural Moisturizing Lotion Leaves Skin As Soft As Silk

Skin as soft as silk isn't just an expression anymore, thanks to naturally moisturizing lotions, soaps and skin care products containing Sericin, a silk protein that has kept silk workers' hands smooth and soft for centuries.

A Memory Improvement Program Gets Big-Time Test... And Passes!

With so many marketing "specialists" trying to get at our supposed savings, all advertising directed to the boomer is straining my credulity.  But there's a memory fitness program that's been independently studied and been shown to roll back memory ability by an average of 10 years and improve mental processing by 131 percent in subjects over the age of 65!  I hype you not!

Link Lessons: Golf Lessons At Home Help You Improve Your Golf Swing

Today people like to do just about everything from the convenience of their own homes, and businesses that understand this growing trend are creating services that allow people to do what they want without ever leaving home. Taking advantage of this trend and the available technologies is a company called Link Lessons that offers a niche service that many would appreciate.

Online Concierge Service Gets You A Table At The Best Restaurants!

There's no such thing as impulsively deciding to go to the hottest restaurants in New York City or Los Angeles when there's a waiting list months long unless you happen to be a celebrity. An innovative new concierge service makes sure you can get in, even if your face isn't plastered across the tabloid magazines.

Google Labs: Google Squared

Google Labs, the experimental division of Google, has made public their developing project Google Squared.  The concept of Google Squared is to take searching into related topics and offer multiple forms of links and related media.

Revisit Old Memories With The Digital Slide & Negative Converter

No one looks at slides from a slide projector anymore.  If photos aren't digitized and we can't see them on our computers, they might as well not exist.  But the old pictures, the ones taken when we were young and our parents and grandparents were younger, when slides were the medium for our memories... How can we just toss them out?

Laughs Will and Testament: Japan's New Manga Will Kits

Estate planning goes from exhausting to exciting as Kokuyo's manga style will kit explains tough legal issues in classic comic book style.

For Seniors Who Missed The Boat: The GO Computer

If you know a senior who thought they could get along fine without a computer 10 years ago, but who now wishes he had learned how to use one 10 years ago... It's not too late. In fact, the Designed for Seniors Go Computer is easier to use than computers designed 20 years ago!