Hey you, guy who camped out for days to get the first iPhone. I've got some bad news: Your geek cred is in question. A new study released today by Massachusetts marketing firm Forrester Research says that early adoption of hot new gear is no longer the exception, it's the rule. Will we all one day end up tailgating for tech?
Is it the size of the wave or the motion of the ocean? That debate may never be settled, but a new study out of Italy suggests penile extender claims may not be as “short” on truth as widely assumed. Not something that concerns you, Mr. Well-Endowed? Well, considering the average American’s erectile length (5 inches) is well shy of the French (6.2 inches), Germans (5.6 inches), Italians (5.9 inches), Mexicans (5.8 inches), Chileans (5.5 inches) and Columbians (5.4 inches), consider it a matter of national pride.
Scientists discover that babies fed with enriched formula developed higher IQs than their breastmilk-fed peers
By Megan MillerPosted 02.20.2008 at 2:53 pm 2 Comments
For years, mothers have been divided sharply on the issue of bottle-feeding versus breastfeeding. Studies have long supported the notion that breastfeeding provides infants with benefits like improved immunity to diseases, better maternal bonding and a plethora of important nutrients.
A study links the onset of aging with activity levels early in life
By Gregory MonePosted 01.29.2008 at 12:38 pm 0 Comments
This isnt quite a shocker, but scientists are reporting that people who are active during their leisure time look to be biologically younger than their channel- or web-surfing counterparts. The active folks have lower rates of plenty of the bad stuff diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, etc. but the scientists add that their lifestyle might even influence the aging process itself.
A new way to lose fat, gain it, and even turn it into medicine
By Eric MikaPosted 12.01.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
One-Shot Fat FixWant to fight fat? Eat less, exercise more-and get vaccinated. A fat vaccine is in the works at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, where tests have led to leaner lab rats. The trick is blocking ghrelin, a hormone that slows down the body´s metabolism. The vaccine triggers the immune system to release antibodies that attack the hormone, enabling you to burn more fat. But don´t pass the holiday ham just yet. Human trials are several years away.
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