A recent lifestyle study of adults and children conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that both groups are experiencing relatively high levels of stress, and that stress is responsible for unhealthy lifestyle choices, like overeating. Do parents teaching their kids how to handle stress?
Italy is always at the helm of design, especially when it comes to creating new things from skills Italians have perfected over hundreds of years - like making glass and tile mosaics. Italian mosaic and ceramic art company, Settecento (seven hundred) has a wonderful new line of luxury tiles for animal lovers - especially jungle lovers.
Victor G. Vogel, MD, of the Geisinger Medical Center and an editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, called the reductions in breast cancer and stroke incidence "dramatic" and considered that, though more data about the long-term effects of lasofoxifene was needed, the drug just may be the "tipping point in breast cancer prevention."
Have you ever wondered which of many evils you should choose if you are going to be naughty. The Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs (ICDH), a UK-based advisory, headed by Dr. David Nutt, has just published a report that lists drugs in order of their danger - both to the user and to others who come in contact with the user. The leader on both scales, by far, was alcohol.
Have you ever seen a deer in the woods take off suddenly for reasons unknown. He's been spooked. That's the image that came to my mind when I first saw Panic Opera, Russian designer Dima Loginoff's new 8-legged table. It looked like Loginoff had filmed the deer 'in flight,' played it back in slow motion and made a still life of it.