Invest in this full-body dryer just in time for summer

At the press of a button, the Viatek Body Dryer blasts temperature-controlled air to dry off your body.

  • Summer is right around the corner, which means swimming season is coming.
  • Avoid drips and puddles in the house with the convenient and powerful Viatek Body Dryer.
  • Save a ton of time and money on laundry by limiting towel use and drying off yourself and your pets with this body dryer.
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​These light-emitting "smart" tattoos could act as medical monitors

Light-emitting tattoos could indicate dehydration in athletes or health conditions in hospital patients.

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  • Researchers at UCL and IIT have created a temporary tattoo that contains the same OLED technology that is used in TVs and smartphones.
  • This technology has already been successfully applied to various materials including glass, food items, plastic, and paper packaging.
  • This advance in technology isn't just about aesthetics. "In healthcare, they could emit light when there is a change in a patient's condition - or, if the tattoo was turned the other way into the skin, they could potentially be combined with light-sensitive therapies to target cancer cells, for instance," explains senior author Franco Cacialli of UCL.
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How exercise changes your brain biology and protects your mental health

Contrary to what some might think, the brain is a very plastic organ.

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As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients was just a doctor chore for me – until a few years ago. That was because I myself was not very active.

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Do we really need to walk 10,000 steps a day?

Or is it actually just a marketing ploy?

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When it comes to being fit and healthy, we're often reminded to aim to walk 10,000 steps per day. This can be a frustrating target to achieve, especially when we're busy with work and other commitments.

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No bread, no circuses: The Olympics and climate change

Perhaps downhill and cross-country skiers don't face the fate of potters, typesetters and saddlers, but their situation is certainly unclear.

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Global warming is making it difficult to organize sporting tournaments, but it's an even greater threat to small local clubs. Meanwhile, Big Sport is taking the lead in climate hypocrisy.

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