How drugmakers come up with evocative brand names like Viagra and Lunesta

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/how-drugmakers-come-up-with-evocative-brand-names-like-viagra-and-lunesta How drugmakers come up with evocative brand names like Viagra and Lunesta There’s an art and a science to naming pharmaceutical drugs. Here’s what is embedded in the name on the label—and why There are 30,000 drugs on the market in the U.S., and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves 50 novel brand … Continue reading How drugmakers come up with evocative brand names like Viagra and Lunesta

New Kindle paperwhite essential enough to add to writer’s devices

https://www.theregister.com/AMP/2021/12/13/kindle_paperwhite_review/ Is it decadent that I use four different computers each day, at different times? Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite sees Reg hack's fondleslab get a rest Simon Sharwood, APAC EditorMon 13 Dec 2021  //  06:01 UTC 94  REVIEW Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader has solved several problems for me and overcome a shortcoming of the iPad. If only it didn't also make me guilty … Continue reading New Kindle paperwhite essential enough to add to writer’s devices

When we eat (or don’t eat) may be critical for health

http://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/24/well/when-we-eat-or-dont-eat-may-be-critical-for-health.html When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health A growing body of research suggests that our bodies function optimally when we align our eating patterns with our circadian rhythms. Credit...Evan Cohen By Anahad O’Connor July 24, 2018 Nutrition scientists have long debated the best diet for optimal health. But now some experts … Continue reading When we eat (or don’t eat) may be critical for health

5 things to remember before starting the 4th season of Westworld

http://www.thewrap.com/westworld-season-3-recap/? ‘Westworld’ Recap: 5 Things to Remember Going Into Season 4 A quick refresher before the epic new season begins by Drew Taylor | June 25, 2022 @ 12:00 PM HBO “Westworld” is one of the most compelling shows on television. It’s also one of the most confusing. HBO’s prestige series, developed by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan … Continue reading 5 things to remember before starting the 4th season of Westworld

Texas GOP platform embraces far-right and anti-gay rhetoric

https://www.npr.org/2022/06/20/1106229988/texas-gops-new-platform-says-biden-didnt-really-win-it-also-calls-for-secession Texas GOP's new platform says Biden didn't really win. It also calls for secession June 20, 2022 4:30 PM ET by BILL CHAPPELL The Republican Party of Texas refuses to recognize the legitimacy of President Biden's election win. Just before Biden's inauguration in 2021, armed groups held a rally in front of the Texas … Continue reading Texas GOP platform embraces far-right and anti-gay rhetoric

1st in a trend — NYC offices converting to apartments

https://apple.news/Apxpi95-mTwy7enUCpLhylw Empty Wall Street Offices to Be Revived as Apartments 55 Broad St. in New York’s financial district will be turned into 571 apartments, one of the largest office conversions to be launched during the pandemic The conversion of 55 Broad St. to apartments comes as the remote-working trend is sending office vacancies soaring.PHOTO: REBECCA PICCIOTTO/THE … Continue reading 1st in a trend — NYC offices converting to apartments

Polar bears may need less sea ice to survive than thought

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/16/climate/climate-change-polar-bears.html ‘Wholly Unexpected’: These Polar Bears Can Survive With Less Sea Ice The overall threat to the animals from climate change remains, but a new finding suggests that small numbers might survive for longer as the Arctic warms. An adult female polar bear, left, and her 1-year-old cubs crossing a freshwater glacier in southeast Greenland … Continue reading Polar bears may need less sea ice to survive than thought

Watch YouTube on your Apple Watch

9to5mac.com/2022/06/21/watch-youtube-videos-on-your-apple-watch-with-watchtube/ Watch YouTube videos on your Apple Watch with WatchTube Filipe Espósito - Jun. 21st 2022 6:10 pm PT @filipeesposito Apple Watch lets you do a lot of things without your iPhone nearby, like listen to songs, read, and send messages, and even answer calls. But if you want to do something like watch a video, … Continue reading Watch YouTube on your Apple Watch

Full text and excerpts from opinions overturning Roe v. Wade

https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-6-24-2022.pdf http://www.wsj.com/articles/key-excerpts-from-supreme-courts-abortion-ruling-overturning-roe-v-wade-11656092052 Key Excerpts From Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling Overturning Roe v. Wade High court strikes down 1973 decision establishing constitutional right to abortion Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the legal fate of abortion is left up to individual states. WSJ’s Jennifer Calfas explains where abortion access in the U.S. … Continue reading Full text and excerpts from opinions overturning Roe v. Wade

Apple TV+ has another top comedy

macdailynews.com/2022/06/22/apple-tv-cha-cha-real-smooth-starring-dakota-johnson-is-the-years-best-comedy/ Apple TV+: ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth,’ starring Dakota Johnson, is the year’s best comedy Wednesday, June 22, 2022 5:16 pm1 Comment Review Following its acclaimed, Audience Award-winning debut at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, Apple Original film “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” starring Dakota Johnson and Cooper Raiff is now streaming on Apple TV+. Writer, … Continue reading Apple TV+ has another top comedy

Fertility crisis in developed countries not limited to Japan

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-06-21/the-fertility-crisis-started-in-japan-but-it-won-t-stay-there? The Fertility Crisis Started in Japan, But It Won’t Stay There A declining population and plummeting fertility rate isn’t a unique Japanese phenomenon. All rich countries will contend with this crisis.  A wealth problem?Photographer: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images By Gearoid Reidy June 21, 2022, 3:00 PM EDT Gearoid Reidy is a Bloomberg News senior editor covering … Continue reading Fertility crisis in developed countries not limited to Japan