This Internet Person Thinks Your ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Memes Are Terrible

Artist’s rendering.CreditShutterstock Jason Richards is known as @Seinfeld2000 on Twitter, where he explains what the world would be like if “Seinfeld” were on TV today. He messaged me recently to explain that he was incensed by the misuse of a meme that he says he popularized three years ago. This meme consists of adding the…

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Medical News Today: Health benefits of gold, frankincense, and myrrh

Three compounds, connected by their mention in the story of Jesus’ birth, may provide benefits beyond their gift of seasonal joy. Here, we investigate their healing powers. We will never know whether the three wise men knew how healthful their gifts were. When writing for a medical website, creating uplifting seasonal content can be challenging.…

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Medical News Today: Gold nanoparticles could destroy prostate cancer

In an ongoing clinical trial, researchers are using gold nanoparticles to target prostate cancer cells. So far, the results are promising, and side effects are relatively minimal. Nanotechnology may help improve prostate cancer treatment and reduce side effects. Prostate cancer affects around 1 in 9 men in the United States. Due to its high prevalence,…

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Medical News Today: Reversing hearing loss by regrowing hairs

Humans are unable to reverse the effects of hearing loss, but a biological process found in other animal species may hold the key to reversing this widespread problem. Reversing hearing loss is currently impossible. How the brain interprets sounds is a relatively simple process. First, a sound enters the ear via soundwaves. It then moves…

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Sharanya Haridas, Amrit Acharya

Sharanya Nedungadi Haridas and Amrit Pratik Acharya were married Dec. 21 at the Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort in Kochi, India. Tirumeni Prem Kumar, a Hindu priest, officiated in a Hindu ceremony. The couple met at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, India, from which each graduated. The bride, 28, is a principal…

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Katherine Crotty, Sean Duncan

Katherine Mary Crotty and John Allison Duncan IV were married Dec. 22 in Manhattan. The Rev. John A. Kamas, a Roman Catholic priest, led the ceremony at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, a Roman Catholic elementary and high school. The couple met in 2013 at Middlebury College, from which they each received a master’s…

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Valerie Gribben, Andrew Chang

Dr. Valerie Janet Gribben and Dr. Andrew Young Chang were married Dec. 22 at the University Club of San Francisco. Dr. Dean L. Winslow, a friend of the couple who was ordained through the American Marriage Ministries, officiated. Dr. Gribben, 32, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and…

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Robert Garcia, Matthew Mendez

Robert Garcia and Matthew Sinclair Mendez were married Dec. 22 at First Congregational Church in Long Beach, Calif. The Rev. Elena Larson, a senior minister of the First Congregational Church of Long Beach, officiated. Mr. Garcia (left), 42, is the mayor of Long Beach. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach, from which he…

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Rebecca Mazur, Alexander Voldman

Rebecca Mazur and Dr. Alexander Voldman were married Dec. 22 at the Village Club at Lake Success in Great Neck, N.Y. Rabbi Dmitry Goldshteyn officiated. In May, Mrs. Voldman, 24, is to receive a doctor of dental surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. In July, she is to begin a residency program…

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Kimberly Chou, Joseph Amann

Kimberly Shuo Chou and Joseph Walter Amann were married Dec. 21 at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles. Doris Y. Mori, a deputy commissioner in the clerk’s office, officiated. On Dec. 30, Iain Hollyhoke, a friend of the couple, is to lead the couple in their vows at the Bel-Air Bay Club in Los Angeles.…

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