The Bag You Need Based on Your Type of Vacation

Apr 17, 2019 Vacation means editing down your closet to the best of the best, and tight suitcase space typically demands that only the most vital accessories make the journey. As space-hoggers, bags are usually limited to one or two per trip, so it’s smart to put thought into the shape and size that’s best…

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Medical News Today: Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief

Essential oils contain concentrated plant extracts. Aromatherapy with some essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain. Neuropathy is a general term for conditions that develop as a result of nerve damage. One of the most common forms of neuropathy is diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which occurs in up to 50 percent of people with diabetes. Peripheral…

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noted: The Possibly Ominous Return of the ‘Mini-Me’

And you thought Mini-Me was only the character played by the dearly departed actor Verne Troyer in the Austin Powers movies of the late 1990s. One doesn’t need to dig very deep online to find out that it’s a term du jour on social media, clothing websites and blogs. Parents, particularly mothers, are using it…

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Trilobites: Look What the Cat Dragged In: Parasites

Domestic animals can contract parasites from insects and ticks, prey, soil or other animals and can spread them to humans, pets or wildlife. Dogs can give humans rabies, and cows can give people a diarrhea-causing parasite called Cryptosporidium. But dogs often only go outside with their owners on leashes, and cows don’t usually get to…

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Area Man Nails Audition to Be an ASOS Video Model

A fashion disruptor is among us. Meet Andrew Cushing, a Brooklyn-based creative director who just released an incredibly dead-on audition tape to be a video models for ASOS. Kendall Jenner, or the model ASOS books that looks just like her, is at home shaking. Supermodel Cushing somehow captures the aloofness of a human who doesn’t…

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The Jewelry You Made at Summer Camp Just Got Fancy. Like $1,970 Fancy

Courtesy Lurex multi-stone bracelet and necklace set Carolina Bucci net-a-porter.com $1,970.00 Summer camp is a magical place. It’s a national treasure important enough to merit its own This American Life episode, and any adult who attended will gush about cabin mates and crushes alike. The friendships last a lifetime, continuing to exist as intermittent, but…

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Tombstone Tourism’s Last Stop, a Plot of Your Own in Vienna

Vienna’s No. 71 tram leaves from outside the old Vienna Stock Exchange building in the city’s central district, and reaches the end of the line 40 minutes later, at the gates of the Vienna Central Cemetery. The 71 has ridden this route since the early 1900s, when it replaced the horse trams that had transported…

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Stress Tied to Heart Disease, Especially in People Under 50

Stress may increase the risk for heart disease, especially in younger people. Researchers writing in BMJ used Swedish data on 136,637 people diagnosed with stress-related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress reaction and others. They compared them with 171,314 unaffected siblings, and with 1,366,370 people in the general population without a stress disorder diagnosis.…

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17 Father-to-Be Gift Ideas That Will Make Him Feel Prepared

With a little chonk on the way, soon-to-be dads have a lot on their minds. So what better time to give them a meditation headset than before the baby arrives? With Father’s Day around the corner (it’s on June 16, people!), spoil the guy with things that will make him feel prepared. We’ve rounded up…

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What to Cook: Recipes for Now

Good morning. I’m just back from the Florida Keys, north of Key Largo, white sand beneath green water pouring on the tide. I was on some kind of Travis McGee trip down there, a knight-errant out in the mangrove wilderness, trying to figure out my relationship to society and all its trappings, to credit cards…

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