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21st Century Technology That Fashionably Strains the Brain

Forty years after the invention of the cellular telephone, technological advances continue to allow people to do things that, these days, strain the brains of their older siblings, not to...

Coming to Your Skincare Regimen…Probiotics?

Relatively recent research suggests the strain of bacterium could abet acne flareups or other breakouts too. Great news for those with erratic skin....
By Guest Blogger|Beauty & Health

Niche Food Marketing Is More About the Message than the Menu

With more and more people determined to keep to dietary restrictions, it makes business sense for stores and restaurants to do whatever it takes to meet those needs. Restaurants, in...

Digital Mavericks Using Social Media to Change Our Lives

The leaps and bounds taking place in social media amount to more than graduated upgrades. And the people driving the changes are no longer referred to as movers and shakers....

Color It Marketable

It's not brand new information that colors easily stir up subconscious feelings, some troubling, others completely pleasant. Savvy retailers bank on this emotional correlation along the spectrum of Roy G....

Are More and More People Turning Away from Pharmaceuticals?

Most people have been through enough cycles of common illnesses to know which remedies should ease their symptoms. And the amount of available medical knowledge online makes treatments like home...

Do Celebrities Want to Change Your Morés, or Line Their Pockets?

Are rule-breaking celebrities – like those defiantly under-clad women at the 2013 Grammys -- just drumming up publicity by upholding the entertainer’s privilege of behaving badly? Or is there a...
By Editor|Branding

African Textiles Make Their Way onto the Fashion Runway

African textiles have long demonstrated a unique artisanship and not-easily-replicated patterns, varying throughout the years in reflection of the continent's rich but vacillating history of turmoil and peace....

Will the EU’s Ban on Animal Testing Affect the U.S. Market?

The recent European Union decision to ban imports of all animal tested cosmetics has the rest of the world wondering whether other major players – including the U.S. – will...

Celebrities Use the Old Song-and-Dance to Pitch Cleaner Products

Products that “sell themselves” rarely need anyone to know that a famous person likes them, too. Can celebrity endorsements of products help to mitigate a lack of scientific evidence? Or...