A very reassuring and positive approach to the rather discouraging reality of toxins in couches and other upholstered furniture from the Natural Resource Defense Council. Because of the council's work it's possible to take action, and not just sit around and breathe in toxins.
The Q Brothers are the laid back reviewers at smallflower.com, one of our favorite resources for finding all things herbal and natural. See more of their amusing review here.
LumoBack, a device to correct posture, was founded by entrepreneur Andrew Chang.
Read The New York Times story about digital globes.
In The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, British journalist Oliver Burkeman (who explains his approach in this video) dares to explore the power of negative thinking. It's about time someone stand up for the dark side.
The trailer for Never Sorry, winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
Dr. Terry Wahls' TEDx talk. Compelling despite the flat delivery.
The Swedish Medical Center in Seattle commissioned artist Baba Brinkman to write this healthcare rap for a Healthcare Symposium in 2010.
Despite the hokey talk-show format, this is a pretty good review of two top-selling juice extractors. Ultimately, it comes down to functionality and price. For a straightforward juice extractor the NutriBullet seems a good buy at about $120, but the Vitamix makes a range of foods from soup to sorbet, and it's more of a lifetime investment at $650 for a deluxe model at Williams Sonoma.
Social networks are all the rage in physics and epidemiology right now. But Kevin Bacon could have explained it all years ago....