“I thought, ‘This looks like a really cool way to do braces,’” said Rosemond, who made her own teeth impressions with putty and used a “smile stretcher”—a device that pulls apart the lips and cheeks—to take pictures of her mouth. A few weeks after she submitted the items, plastic aligners arrived in the mail, beginning what the company describes as Rosemond’s “smile journey.” … [Read more...] about DIY Teeth-Straightening Leaves Dentists and Some Consumers Frowning
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The late NATO counterintelligence screener Lika also spoke proudly about her work fighting terrorism, collecting evidence of war crimes and holding “bad people” accountable. She showed Polaroids of her time in the Balkans and Afghanistan, remembering her nickname, “Superwoman.” In one photo, she smiles at her work desk, looking warm and genuine, the type of person you hope would be your boss. … [Read more...] about ‘Toxic Beauty’ Reveals the Hidden Poisons in Cosmetics—and the Legal Battles to Expose Them
Were an adolescent patient to ask me if using talcum powder for personal hygiene was safe, I’d say it probably is. (The risk of inhalation for infants has been known for decades, and I don’t recommend it for babies.) For those who want to absolutely minimize any potential for risk, it’s an easy enough product to do without. … [Read more...] about Can Baby Powder Really Cause Cancer?
Unsurprisingly, given that the social network is occupied largely by adolescents and teenagers, Snapchat’s third-party “Discover” section, which features content created by news organizations like MTV and the Daily Mail, is one of the most hormone-driven places on the internet — filled, generally, with bikini pictures and sex tips, not entirely unlike the magazine rack at the supermarket checkout line. … [Read more...] about Snapchat Is Trying to Clear Its ‘Discover’ Section of Clickbait
"Larry Birkhead is the father and he wants his child," she told FOX News. "He doesn’t want another death. We had serious concerns and we brought it to the judge’s attention. Anna Nicole Smith is dead at the age of 39 because of her lifestyle. I do not want that child anywhere near Howard K. Stern." … [Read more...] about Anna Nicole Smith Dies After Collapsing at Hotel