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  • Millennials are going bald from too much stress

    05/02/2017 3:41:54 AM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Moneyish ^ | 5/01/17 | Catey Hill
    **SNIP** Experts say they’re seeing more people like John and Mabel: men and women as young as 18 who are freaking out about going bald. San Francisco dermatologist Andrea Hui says balding millennials are coming to her more than ever, asking her for everything from natural supplements like Nutrafol to more invasive procedures like PRP, which involves injecting your own plasma into your scalp. New York City stylist Angelo David has seen a “tremendous” number of young and balding clients too: “The new hair extension story is no longer short to long but thin to thick,” he says. “People want...
  • Bad hair days for François Hollande over €10,000 coiffeur bill {Socialism at work}

    07/13/2016 11:47:26 PM PDT · by Cronos · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 13 July 2016 | Angelique Chrisaf
    Wispy, thinning and suspiciously free of grey, François Hollande’s boring hairstyle has never been held to much scrutiny,..But now the balding pate of the French president is at the centre of an embarrassing scandal dubbed coiffeurgate after the weekly paper Le Canard Enchaîné revealed that his personal hairdresser is on contract for almost €10,000 a month, paid from the public purse.The publication of the contract with the hairdresser, named as Olivier B, has sparked a row over extravagant spending by a Socialist president who once liked to see himself as “Mr Normal”. “I can understand the questions, I can understand...
  • Teacher’s neo-Nazi counterprotest prompts Berkeley school threat

    06/28/2016 4:34:23 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 28, 2016 | Bill Hutchinson
    Security at a Berkeley middle school was beefed up after the principal received a “vulgar and poorly written” email threat over a teacher’s involvement in a counterprotest to a neo-Nazi rally at the state Capitol building in Sacramento over the weekend that turned into a bloody melee.
  • Conowingo Dam Bald Eagles

    04/01/2016 3:53:40 PM PDT · by XEHRpa · 15 replies
    Vimeo user-posted video ^ | January 2016 | Mike Lemery
    Share This film was a Finalist for the Nat Geo Wild to Inspire competition and screened at The Sun Valley Film Fest. One of four finalists of 350 entries. For more info email Mikelemery@yahoo.com or go to mikelemery.com “Conowingo Dam Bald Eagles” shows the resurgence of the bald eagle population at the Conowingo Dam in Maryland, where hundreds of bald eagles fiercely fight for the stunned fish that make it through the dam’s turbines.
  • Hairless Man Grows Full Head Of Hair In Yale Arthritis Drug Trial [YAAAAAY!}

    06/19/2014 10:36:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 70 replies
    boston.cbslocal.com ^ | June 19, 2014 11:04 AM | Staff
    BOSTON (CBS) – Scientists at Yale may have discovered quite the off-label use for an FDA-approved arthritis drug. During a trial, which stretched for eight months, a 25-year-old man with almost no hair on his body grew a full head following treatment with the drug. He reported no noticeable side effects. The patient was suffering from a rare, highly visible disease known as alopecia universalis, which has no cure or approved long term treatment. The disease causes the loss of almost all body hair. According to scientists involved in the trial, the patient also grew eyebrows, eyelashes, and facial, armpit,...
  • A Viagra follow-up? Drug used to treat glaucoma actually grows human hair

    10/26/2012 11:48:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    http://medicalxpress.com ^ | 10-26-2012 | Staff
    If you're balding and want your hair to grow back, then here is some good news. A new research report appearing online in The FASEB Journal shows how the FDA-approved glaucoma drug, bimatoprost, causes human hair to regrow. It's been commercially available as a way to lengthen eyelashes, but these data are the first to show that it can actually grow human hair from the scalp. "We hope this study will lead to the development of a new therapy for balding which should improve the quality of life for many people with hair loss," said Valerie Randall, a researcher involved...
  • Men With Shaved Heads Seen As More Dominate, Powerful And Having More Potential

    10/01/2012 10:43:44 AM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 92 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10-1-12 | Emma Clark
    It's a problem that has always plagued men, but there is an upside to hair loss according to new research which has found bald men appear tougher and more powerful than others. Guys with shaved heads are also seen as taller, stronger and having greater potential as leaders, researcher Albert Mannes has found.
  • Amazing pic of bald eagle 'standing watch' over military cemetery

    09/28/2011 3:49:02 PM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 10 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9.28.11 | Unknown
  • Jab to end baldness 'ready in five years' using fat cells from sagging bellies

    09/01/2011 11:53:54 PM PDT · by rawhide · 16 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 2nd September 2011 | Fiona Macrae
    An injection that gives middle-aged men the hairline of their youth could be available in just five years, scientists predicted last night. The jab would use fat cells from the tummy to pep up hair growth on the scalp. The required amount of fat would not be enough to make a noticeable difference to waistlines. In a series of experiments, researchers from Yale University in the United States looked at what triggers the hair growth. They found fat cells to be key, with immature fat cells producing chemical signals that ‘wake up’ dormant follicles, leading to the production of hair....
  • Bears Go Bald at Zoo; Experts Stumped

    12/13/2009 9:43:04 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 19 replies · 893+ views
    Nat Geo ^ | December 13, 2009 | National Geographic
    "We were very scared, because it was the first time we had seen this," Castellano said. Keepers in Ecuador put that bear, which had previously been fed human food—including Coca-Cola—on its natural diet of fruits and bamboo, and added enrichment items, such as toys and exotic foods, into the bear's enclosure. Four months later the fur grew back.
  • Phil Spector Unplugged - California prison's no-wigs policy forces killer to return to roots

    06/10/2009 12:38:06 PM PDT · by pissant · 27 replies · 1,630+ views
    Smoking Gun ^ | 6/10/09 | sstaff
    JUNE 10--Now that he is a ward of the California state prison system, wig-loving murderer Phil Spector has been forced to return to his au naturel state. As seen in the below mug shot, the 69-year-old Spector's dome is no longer covered by one of the fright wigs he wore during his criminal trials (the most recent of which ended in the music producer's conviction for killing actress Lana Clarkson in February 2003). Spector, who was sentenced last month to 19 years in prison, was photographed after arriving last week at the North Kern State Prison Reception Center in Delano.
  • Biden's Bald Pate (Vanity--his, not mine)

  • HILLSBORO: Going bald 'character building experience' [MO]

    08/07/2008 9:08:28 PM PDT · by Huntress · 8 replies · 66+ views
    Jefferson County Journal ^ | 8/5/08 | By Sarah AuBuchon
    Local attorney shows support for friend with cancer When it comes to being a good friend, Hillsboro attorney Lisa Champion will go to just about any length-even completely bald. Champion, 47, shaved off her locks to show support for a close friend who was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.
  • Spitzer approval falls to record low: poll

    12/10/2007 6:30:42 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 33 replies · 102+ views
    Crain ^ | 12/10/07 | Kira Bindrim
    Only 27% of voters say Gov. Eliot Spitzer is doing a good or excellent job and a majority of New York state voters said they wouldn’t vote to re-elect him in 2010. Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s approval rating sank to its lowest level ever as a majority of New York state voters said they wouldn’t vote to re-elect him in 2010, according to a Siena Research Institute poll released Monday. The governor’s reputation has a long road to recovery: only 27% of voters say he is doing a good or excellent job. His favorability rating has dropped to 36% -- down...
  • Man 'beaten for being bald'

    11/24/2007 10:18:49 AM PST · by EveningStar · 70 replies · 196+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | November 22, 2007 | Rahul Bedi
    A man was beaten by his fiance and in-laws and relieved of his belongings in India after they found out he was bald and wearing a wig, it was alleged yesterday...
  • Poll: Voters Want Spitzer to Testify on Scandal

    10/02/2007 4:00:31 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 11 replies · 71+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 10/2/07 | Sewell Chan
    An overwhelming majority of New York State voters believe that Gov. Eliot Spitzer should testify under oath about what he knew of the so-called Troopergate scandal, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released today. The poll found that 78 percent of voters called for the governor to testify under oath, slightly higher than the 70 percent who said that the governor should testify under oath in a Siena Research Institute poll released last month. The new poll also found that 56 percent of voters believed that the governor knew what his aides were doing when they arranged for State...
  • Ethics Commission Will Investigate Eliot Spitzer Scandal

    07/26/2007 5:39:22 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 13 replies · 2,812+ views
    1010 Wins ^ | 7/26/06
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The state Ethics Commission will investigate the scandal in which top aides to Gov. Eliot Spitzer used state police in a plot to discredit Republican Senate leader Joseph Bruno, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. The letter dated Thursday says the state Ethics Commission, which has subpoena power, will investigate the case that has dominated the Albany agenda since an investigative report was released Monday by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. The letter addressed to Cuomo was provided by a state official on the condition of anonymity because the investigation hadn't been officially...
  • Bruno blasts Spitzer; hints at subpoenaing him (Spitzer-Gate)

    07/25/2007 5:59:21 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 15 replies · 578+ views
    AMNY.com ^ | 7/25/07 | JAMES T. MADORE
    SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno today raised the possibility of Gov. Eliot Spitzer being compelled to testify before investigators looking into his aides' misuse of the State Police in a plot against the senator. Speaking on opening day of thoroughbred racing here, Bruno, the state's top Republican, blasted Democrat Spitzer for his top aides' refusal to be interviewed by the Attorney General's office for its recently concluded probe. The senator suggested that the Senate investigations committee, the Assembly investigations committee and the State Investigations Commission could launch new examinations. "I'm told by counsel that we have subpoena...
  • She's Done It Again, Britney Spears Goes Bald

    02/17/2007 7:16:29 AM PST · by theFIRMbss · 123 replies · 6,541+ views
    LA List ^ | February 17, 2007 | LA List
    Just as reports of Britney Spears entering and exiting rehab began to die down, local ABC affiliate KABC aired video of a bald Spears getting a tattoo last night in Sherman Oaks. There are stills of Britney shaving her head at celebvids.co.uk. Apparently every move the woman makes is photographed in some way. Spears doesn't look drunk in the photos... or very happy.... Although we sorta like the new 'do as it reminds us a little G.I. Jane action, some of the fans who sped down to "Body and Soul" to catch a peek of the pop star weren't...
  • Hidden Side of North Korea Unleashed

    12/28/2006 7:39:53 AM PST · by mfnorman · 5 replies · 717+ views
    Dong-A Ilbo ^ | 12-28-06
    The North Korean Regime Stability Assessment by the government-run Korea Institute for National Unification has revealed many unknown parts about North Korean society. In particular, the details of in-depth interviews of 12 North Korean defectors who held a high-ranking position in the North help us understand why the North Korean society is fundamentally shaken. All the former top North Korean officials unanimously say that nothing is possible without paying kickbacks in the bureaucratic regime of the Stalinist country. “It is linked like a chain because lower ranking officials give bribes to their immediate superiors and the superiors give bribes to...