Health & Beauty
The Royal Baby? There's An App For That!
Plus botox immunity, the cancer knife and other news we're talking about today
• The times, they are a-changing: In a move that would disappoint both Gordon Gecko and Bud Fox, it seems that Wall Streeters are turning over a healthy leaf. Smoky steak dinners and late night whiskey benders have been traded in for SoulCycle, Barry's Bootcamp and Flywheel Sports -- and people are actually negotiating deals while working out. So yeah, basically you'll be fighting a hedge-funder for that last Soul Cycle spot, sorry. [Source]
• Do you wanna live forever? Well, in between eating fistfuls of walnuts, you might want to take a tai chi class or two. It's pretty frickin' good for you and may just make you live longer. "It combines slow motion exercise and mind concentration to focus on movement," explains Dr. Xianglan Zhang, who just authored a study on tai chi's benefits. "That itself can reduce your stress and, of course, it will increase your flexibility and endurance." Sold! [Source]
• No! Not botox! It was supposed to solve everything! New reports are emerging that women who've received multiple treatments can build up a tolerance to it, and some women are immune to it all together. I'd cry, but it'd probably give me lines. [Source]
• The iKnife can detect cancer cells by sniffing them out. The knife senses a smoke emitted by cancerous cells, and can let surgeons know almost immediately if cancer is present. We are seriously living in the future. [Source]