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  • Hair Follicle Cells Offer Embryonic Stem Cell Research Alternative

    12/12/2006 3:27:32 PM PST · by wagglebee · 45 replies · 1,033+ views
    Life News ^ | 12/12/06 | Steven Ertelt
    Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) -- Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin have found what may be another alternative to embryonic stem cells. They have found that adult stem cells from hair follicles, which don't involve the destruction of human life to obtain, are different from other types of skin cells. The researchers recently identified the molecular signature of hair follicle stem cells called epidermal neural crest stem cells. The college says the study resolves conflicting scientific opinions by showing that these cells are distinctly different from other types of skin-resident stem cells. The MCW research team has reported their findings...
  • Adult Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles

    12/17/2006 10:03:09 PM PST · by Coleus · 9 replies · 502+ views
    Forbes ^ | 12.15.06
    Adult stem cells found in the bulge of hair follicles may provide an alternative to embryonic stem cells, say researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.   Like embryonic stem cells, these epidermal neural crest stem cells have a high degree of plasticity, can be isolated at high levels of purity, and can be expanded in culture, the researchers said.And, similar to other types of adult stem cells, the epidermal neural crest stem cells can be harvested through a minimally invasive procedure. This means that it may be possible to use a patient's own hair as source for stem...
  • Police Looking for Stolen Hair

    01/02/2007 1:28:07 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 11 replies · 572+ views
    STAR-TELEGRAM ^ | 12/31/06 | Domingo Ramirez Jr.
    BEDFORD -- Here's a hairy case for investigators. A woman shoplifted two hairpieces worth $110 on Dec. 18 from Armstrong-McCall Beauty Supply. The theft was uncovered when an employee found two empty packages at the business in the 4100 block of Airport Freeway. The employee went into an office and reviewed videotape from a surveillance camera to determine what had happened to the packages. On the surveillance tape, a woman is shown opening the packages and placing the hairpieces in a sales catalog that she was carrying. She then left the business and drove away in a white car. No...
  • 1980s Hair Fashion History

    09/20/2006 12:35:25 PM PDT · by pissant · 247 replies · 15,426+ views
    Fashion Era ^ | 2006 | Pauline Thomas
    Hairstyles in the 1980s were mostly large and fulsome. The decade began with a continuance of the Purdey cult hair cut. The New Avenger series of 1976-79 and which starred Joanna Lumley left above, is recalled as much as anything for its famous Purdey Haircut. The Purdey streamlined hair style was simply a version of a slick bob with a definite back neckline contour. Versions were seen throughout the 1980s and the hairstyle worn by Princess Diana at her engagement above is a version of this bobbed combed forward style with shaped nape of neck style. Look at any picture...
  • Women spend two-and-a-half years on their hair

    08/30/2006 7:59:42 PM PDT · by FReepaholic · 16 replies · 557+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/30/06 | Unknown
    Talk about going back to your roots... The average British woman spends an astonishing £36,903.75 on her hair in a lifetime, according to new research. She will spend the equivalent of just under two YEARS of her life washing, styling, cutting, colouring, crimping and straightening her locks in salons or at home. A whopping 650 days will be dedicated solely to creating a 'salon look' in her own bathroom. The average woman splashes out a monthly average of £10.08 on shampoos and conditioners, £14.03 on home styling products and £301.14 a year on haircuts and colouring. She spends the equivalent...
  • Listen Up, Ladies: Long, Lush Locks Lure Lovers

    06/28/2003 3:18:42 PM PDT · by demlosers · 150 replies · 3,276+ views
    Reuters ^ | June 27, 2003 | E. J. Mundell
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Halle Berry aside, most American men show an "overwhelming" preference for women sporting long, luscious hair compared to shorter cuts, researchers report. Oh, and sorry, Madonna: men also seem to prefer brunettes over blondes, by a wide margin. The findings are based on interviews with 50 men conducted by psychology researcher Dr. Kelley Kline, of Florida State University in Panama City, Florida. She and co-authors Dr. Colin Peeler and undergraduate student Kim Fazzone presented their findings earlier this month at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, in Atlanta. Numerous studies have examined the...
  • Human Hair Follicle Stem Cells

    01/06/2006 5:08:55 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies · 366+ views
    Medical News Today ^ | 01.06.06 | Brooke Grindlinger
    Human Hair Follicle Stem CellsCategory: Dermatology NewsArticle Date: 06 Jan 2006 In a study appearing in the January 4, 2006 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Jonathan Vogel and colleagues from the National Cancer Institute successfully isolated and characterized genes expressed by human hair follicle stem cells. The isolation, cultivation, and propagation of these stem cells are important for tissue-engineering approaches to treating disorders of the hair and skin. Stem cells in the skin and hair follicles are the ultimate source of cells that regenerate the skin and the growth of new hairs. Vogel and colleagues used sophisticated...
  • Growing Nerve Cells

    03/16/2006 1:51:52 PM PST · by Coleus · 35 replies · 722+ views
    Video (movie will open in a separate window)Choose your format: Quicktime Realmedia Plan on wearing green this St. Patrick's Day? Bet you can't top a mouse with green skin. As this ScienCentral News video explains, this mouse is green for a very serious reason. It's invaluable to researchers learning how to grow nerve cells. Knitting New NeuronsEven for scientists, it's not every day you see a hairless mouse glowing bright green under a fluorescent light. And for scientists searching for stem cells that could grow into nerve or brain cells, seeing such a mouse meant finding a possible whole...
  • Hair Soy Sauce: A Revolting Alternative to the Conventional

    08/15/2006 11:02:40 AM PDT · by eraser2005 · 133 replies · 4,751+ views
    The Internet Journal of Toxicology ^ | 2005 | Alexander Tse-Yan Lee
    Abstract Recent reports of problem foods in Mainland China have raised global concerns about the safety of Chinese food products. Drawing on reliable data extracted from Chinese newspapers, magazines and the Internet, this report, the second in the series, takes a closer look at the hair-made soy sauce, a common kitchen-accessory for marinating and seasoning foods. It seeks to inform the scientific and medical communities regarding the potential short- and long-term epidemic consequences of consuming such soy sauce
  • Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip Makes Fun of Chia-head Kim Jong Il

    07/28/2006 6:29:10 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 12 replies · 1,128+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/28/2006 | Stephen Pastis
  • Hair-raising ghoul tries to cash-in again: Killer selling locks

    07/20/2006 8:08:11 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies · 312+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | July 20, 2006 | Laurel J. Sweet
    Hair from the head of convicted Springfield serial killer Alfred Gaynor went on sale online yesterday as a bill intended to halt crime profiteering appeared marked for death on Beacon Hill. “Just when you think you can’t be any more disgusted by the actions of perpetrators and some members of the public, you find, sadly, that you can be,” said state Rep. Peter J. Koutoujian (D-Waltham), whose proposed legislation has only until July 31 to pass.
  • BAD HAIR POLL- Vote for Cynthia McKinney!

    07/17/2006 1:08:49 PM PDT · by bigbear82 · 36 replies · 5,716+ views
    http://www.politics1.com/poll.htm ^ | 07-17-2006 | McKinney for Worst Hair Committee
    "Sad comb-overs, cheap hairpieces... and just bad hair styles. Which of the following has the WORST hair in Congress?"
  • Human Hair Could be New Source of Special Adult Stem Cells for Research

    07/13/2006 6:03:24 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 1,092+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | 7/13/06 | Steven Ertelt
    Philadelphia, PA (LifeNews.com) -- Human hair could be a new source of adult stem cells and provide another alternative to embryonic stem cell research. Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have isolated a new source of adult stem cells that appear to have the potential to differentiate into several cell types. If further study proves successful, the researchers say it could yield the tissue needed by an individual for treating a host of disorders, including peripheral nerve disease, Parkinson's disease, and spinal cord injury. "We are very excited about this new source of adult stem cells that...
  • At Six Flags, the Don'ts of Dos

    06/19/2006 6:22:48 PM PDT · by doesnt suffer fools gladly · 30 replies · 1,669+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 17, 2006 | Avis Thomas-Lester
    At Six Flags, the Don'ts of Dos Employees Say Their Ethnic Hairstyles Are Challenged as 'Extreme,' and They've Complained to ACLU By Avis Thomas-Lester Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, June 17, 2006; B01 It's right there, under "Extreme Hairstyles," in the 2006 seasonal handbook for Six Flags America employees: no dreadlocks, tails, partially shaved heads "or any hairstyle that detracts or takes away from Six Flags theming." Braids "must be in neat, even rows and without beads or other ornaments," the amusement park handbook advises.
  • Blood, Iron, And Gray Hair

    06/04/2006 4:43:55 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 867+ views
    Science News ^ | 6-4-2006 | Ben Harder
    Blood, Iron, and Gray HairAnemia in old age is a rising concern Ben Harder The life of a red blood cell is brief but fast paced. Each heartbeat pumps millions of the tiny cells into the body's vascular system at speeds of more than a meter per second. In about a minute, they can carry oxygen from the lungs to tissues in the rest of the body and return to the lungs. And they die before they're 4 months old. The body replaces old red blood cells by generating fresh ones, typically producing about 2 million cells per second. A...
  • [Tony] Blair's Wife Spent $13,700 On Hairstyle In One Month

    04/21/2006 7:59:18 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 29 replies · 1,113+ views
    NBC-4 ^ | April 21, 2006 | Staff
    LONDON -- It took $13,700 to make the hair look good for a month. A London newspaper said Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labor Party spent almost $14,000 on hairstyling bills for Blair's wife during last year's month-long general election campaign. The Times said the party lists the styling bills as an election expense of $490 a day for a month of campaigning. A Labor spokeswoman responded, "So what?" She said Cherie Blair worked hard and is enormously popular, then added, "Don't forget, we won the election."
  • Time for Cynthia McKinney to Go Home

    04/08/2006 12:22:48 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 40 replies · 1,900+ views
    WOIA.com ^ | 4/7/06 | Star Parker
    You know we've come a long way when our idea of racism has moved from fire hoses and segregation to a black congresswoman's outrage at not being recognized by a Capitol Hill policeman. Rep. Cynthia McKinney is now sulking in lonely indignity as her latest claims about racial profiling have even embarrassed her colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus. Reports are that caucus members advised her to back off and that even highly respected civil rights veteran Rep. John Lewis, D., Ga., suggested she "lower the temperature and stop holding press conferences." Only a member of Congress as detached from...
  • "HAIR" THEY GO AGAIN: CYNTHIA McKINNEY PLAYS THE RACE CARD

    04/07/2006 9:52:07 AM PDT · by Mia T · 88 replies · 4,184+ views
    CNN | 4.07.06 | Mia T
    "HAIR" THEY GO AGAINCYNTHIA McKINNEY PLAYS THE RACE CARD THE VOUCHER RANT OF MISS HILLARY:WHY THE WHIFF OF RACISM EXCEEDS THE WORDS HILLARY CLINTON, DANGEROUS DEMAGOGUE WHAT IS HER VOUCHER RANT REALLY ABOUT ANYWAY? GONE WITH THE WIND(miss hillary's 'plantation' blunder) MISS HILLARY, 'PLANTATION QUEEN,' CANNOT DIS KING WITH IMPUNITY WHY THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT MUST MOBILIZE AGAINST HILLARY:CLINTON CONFLATES EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS AND ISLAMO-FASCIST TERRORISTS HILLARY DOES JESUS"FURTHER EVIDENCE WHY SHE IS ONE OF THE MOST DESPICABLE POLITICIANS OUT THERE RIGHT NOW" HILLARY VOTE FRAUDmissus clinton uses Jesus SEX, LIES AND SOCK PUPPETS:HOW THE CLINTONS ARE HANDLING THE HILLARY DUD...
  • Spielberg Production Sued Over Haircut

    03/17/2006 9:30:08 PM PST · by woofie · 10 replies · 370+ views
    Drudge/Associated Press ^ | Mar 17 /06 | TIM KORTE
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A Mescalero Apache family in southern New Mexico has sued the producers of Steven Spielberg's television miniseries, "Into the West," claiming a set stylist cut an 8-year-old girl's hair without regard for tribal customs. "It's part of our culture not to cut a girl's hair until her Coming of Age ceremony," the girl's father, Danny Ponce, said Friday in a telephone interview. "The only ones allowed to do that are the parents. Nobody asked for permission." Ponce filed suit in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on March 6, naming Turner Films Inc. and the unknown stylist as defendants....
  • Billy Cowsill [of '60s Pop Group "The Cowsills"] Dead at 58

    02/21/2006 1:22:41 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 70 replies · 1,880+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | 02/21/2006 | Jessica Robertson
    William "Billy" Cowsill, lead singer of Sixties singing family the Cowsills, died on Friday at his home in Calgary at the age of fifty-eight. He had been in poor health, suffering from emphysema, Cushing's syndrome and osteoporosis. The Cowsills, the real-life family that inspired the hit TV series The Partridge Family, scored two Number Two hits, "The Rain, the Park and Other Things" and the title track to the hit rock musical Hair. The Newport, Rhode Island, band, which included brothers Billy (guitar), Barry (bass), Bob (guitar and organ) and John (drums), would later also feature brother Paul (keyboards) and...
  • Hair-Gelled Celt May Have Been Sacrificed

    01/19/2006 11:13:27 AM PST · by blam · 41 replies · 1,483+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 1-19-2006 | Laura Roberts
    Hair-gelled Celt may have been sacrificed LAURA ROBERTSExperts recreated the head of the Iron Age man. THE hair-gelled head of an ancient Celt, dubbed the Iron Age Beckham because of his slicked-back look, has been reconstructed by Scots scientists. Examinations of the Clonycavan man, found fully preserved in a peat bog in Ireland, revealed he used a gel made from a mixture of plant oil and pine resin, believed to be from south-west France or Spain, on his hair. The discovery has been held up as the first evidence of the trade of luxury goods between Ireland and Southern Europe...
  • Men's hairstyles go longer (AP: More American men embracing dandyish European metrosexuality)

    12/15/2005 5:45:08 PM PST · by presidio9 · 94 replies · 16,865+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 15, 2005 | Amanda Cuda
    There was a time when men's hairstyles only came in one form: short. Close-cropped, clean cut and, frankly, a bit dull, short was pretty much it when it came to cutting men's hair. -snip- Braso attributes the new hairstyles to men's fashion trends that favor romantic fabrics like velvet. "Everything in fashion is sort of romantic and soft, almost dandyish," he said. "In a way, hair is sort of following that." -snip- But Braso said not to discount fashion as a factor in the move toward longer locks. As a whole, he said, men are edging closer to a hair-consciousness...
  • Multipotent stem cells discovered in hair follicle (End to baldness?)

    10/06/2005 8:49:11 AM PDT · by jb6 · 16 replies · 912+ views
    Researchers have discovered that certain cells inside the hair follicle are true multipotent stem cells, capable of developing into the many different cell types needed for hair growth and follicle replacement. 6 Oct 2005, 09:42 GMT - Using an animal model scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have demonstrated that these holoclones can be used for long-term follicle renewal. The researchers isolated stem cells from rat whisker follicles, labeled them and grew them in culture for 140 generations. They then implanted progeny cells into the skin of newborn mice whose hair follicles were just being formed. This...
  • The 10 Best-Kept Secrets Of Women Who Never Have Had Bad Hair Days

    09/26/2005 5:46:58 AM PDT · by pissant · 239 replies · 2,492+ views
    Hairboutique ^ | 2005 | Victoria Wordinger
    Ever wonder why some women always look like they just walked out of a salon when you often feel like wearing a paper bag over your head? You'll be surprised (and delighted) to know that all you need to join the ranks of the "always put-together" is a little bad-hair know-how. Or rather, a little bad hair know-how-not-to. Here it is! Every season brings a new trend in hairstyles. In fall, the perfect flip is de rigueur, by spring undulating waves and crop cuts are hot. The problem with all this whimsy is that you barely learn how to do...
  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    07/15/2005 4:08:43 PM PDT · by YaYa123 · 12 replies · 937+ views
    Newsweek (web exclusive) ^ | July 12, 2005 | Karen Springen
    After years of tweezing facial hairs, waxing her bikini line and dealing with bumps and ingrown hairs from shaving her underarms, Vicki Winston has had enough. So last month, the 37-year-old Knoxville, Tenn., embarked on an attempt to rid the hair from those body parts for good with a laser. The $2,400 she's spending on the process is “nothing” in the big scheme of life and worth it for “convenience and just comfort,” says Winston, a massage therapist and mother of a 3-year-old.
  • China's first lady of long hair reveals scalp secret

    07/06/2005 2:18:20 AM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 13 replies · 1,785+ views
    chinadaily ^ | 2005-07-06 | Zhao Feifei
    China's first lady of long hair whose tresses are 4.2 meters long was the star attraction at another exhibition in the ongoing "The Year of France in China" which delved deeply into the secrets of the growth on everyone's scalp. Dai Yueqin shows off her 4.2-meterlong hair at the ¡°Decoding the Hair¡± exhibition in Beijing. [eastday] An old Chinese saying says that long hair will bring a woman "troubles." However, that is definitely not the case with fashion-conscious ladies in today's China who well know the importance to their appearance of having a chic hairstyle. Just ask Dai Yueqin. Dai,...
  • Wellington woman to sell hair on eBay in hopes of earning down payment for home

    06/18/2005 12:16:59 AM PDT · by MRMEAN · 24 replies · 1,252+ views
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | June 17 2005 | Tanya Caldwell
    Alan Horner has had the pleasure of his wife's long hair for 12 years. He washes it three times a week and caresses it constantly. Kusmuryarti Horner's nearly 6-foot locks stretch down her spine and extend longer than her 5-foot-1 frame. But now Kusmuryarti, 31, is going to let down her brown hair, cut it off, pack it up and sell it on eBay. The Horners hope the money they make on her auctioned mane will help them put a down payment on their first home.
  • Women don't mind a man losing hair

    06/13/2005 8:14:37 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 392 replies · 7,912+ views
    Webindia123 ^ | 6/13/05 | Webindia123
    Almost half U.S. women do not mind if a man is losing his hair, but 99 percent are against comb-overs, a new survey has found. Forty-eight percent of the women in the online poll for Cargo magazine say men shouldn't even worry about hair loss, while 32 recommend going with the flow and cutting all hair off. But only 1 percent suggest hiding a balding head under a cap or a comb-over. Fifty-eight percent of the women say men look sexiest in jeans and a t-shirt, but they hate men in anything too trendy: 92 percent hated leather pants, 91...
  • Hair Goes Over the Top (Big Hair on the Comeback trail)

    04/04/2005 8:38:56 AM PDT · by pissant · 78 replies · 3,068+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/04 | Jenny DeAngelo
    Get out your hair spray and your teasing combs, ladies. After a long period of flat, pin-straight locks a la Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston, hairstylists are proclaiming that “the iron age is over." But have no fear: This isn’t '80s hair. “It’s teased hair. I wouldn’t call it big,” said Glamour executive beauty editor Mary MacLean. “It’s wavy, it’s curly, it’s not super straight where you could cut paper on it. It’s more natural.” Voluminous hair, however, has taken on an extreme form in the resurgence of the full-on pompadour, a highly constructed "front" reminiscent of the Elvis 'do....
  • A Lock of Her Hair...A Mother's Cry.

    04/02/2005 8:29:00 PM PST · by TerrisAngel · 13 replies · 559+ views
    April 2, 2005 | TerrisAngel
    Please, a lock of her hair... Is that asking too much? She is my firstborn. She knows Mother's touch. I ask you to think back to your wedding day... Her Father and I..gave her away.. To you Michael. Her fate was sealed and you broke the trust. How could you hurt her? How could you treat her thus? Do you not realize that Terri would not have been born except for the love between Bob and I. A lock of her hair is all that I ask. You have owned her body for so many years... Are you not moved...
  • Newest Inductees into the Hair Hall of fame

    03/21/2005 6:42:25 PM PST · by pissant · 1 replies · 304+ views
    superhair ^ | 3/18/05 | staff
    CINDY CRAWFORD - INDUCTED. The supermodel achieved the superior score of the year, as Hair Fans hurried to give her near-record 91-percent support. One voter recommended her for "every body part hall of fame everywhere." (Expansion?! We'll think about that....) RUDI BAKHTIAR - INDUCTED. Even people who voted against her in that classic showdown with Bonnie Bernstein found her worthy of this Hall, as the CNN Headline News won 76-percent support. "Awesome style," one backer simply said. JUDY FORTIN. The #1 member of our Ultimate 50 was praised by voters for a "classy" look. But she misses the Class of...
  • Feline Reactions to Bearded Men

    02/10/2005 11:24:26 AM PST · by vannrox · 54 replies · 1,316+ views
    HotAIR ^ | FR POST 2-9-2005 | by Catherine Maloney, Fairfield University
    HOME > AIRCHIVES > CLASSICAL > Feline Reactions to Bearded Men Feline Reactions to Bearded Men by Catherine Maloney, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, Sarah J. Lichtblau, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Nadya Karpook, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Carolyn Chou, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Anthony Arena-DeRosa, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts A feline subject reacts to a photograph of a man with a full dark semicircular beard.Abstract Cats were exposed to photographs of bearded men. The beards were of various sizes, shapes, and styles. The cats' responses were recorded and analyzed.Findings of Prior Investigators Boone (1958) found inconclusive results in...
  • Drew adopts the natural look (HAIRY ARMPITS IN HOLLYWOOD)

    02/10/2005 2:57:27 AM PST · by MadIvan · 145 replies · 36,133+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | February 10, 2005 | Clemmie Moodie
    Posing hand on hip in a cutaway dress, Drew Barrymore has an announcement to make.She has joined the growing number of celebrities who have stopped shaving under their arms - and don't care who knows it. The 29-year- old Charlie's Angels star made her fashion statement at a New York catwalk event featuring designer Marc Jacobs. With his penchant for dressing models in combat boots and army-style jackets, Jacobs is famed for his grunge-inspired look - and Drew certainly fitted in. One of those attending the event at the Lexington Avenue Armory observed: 'She looked absolutely stunning but all people...
  • North Korea Declares War on Long Hair

    02/01/2005 4:53:21 PM PST · by ChristianDefender · 14 replies · 864+ views
    My Way ^ | 02-02-05 | SANG-HUN CHOE
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The order to shaggy-haired North Korean men couldn't be clearer: Get a trim like Kim. The reclusive communist country is waging a hair war, telling its male population to lose the long locks, cut the coiffures and mow the mane to conform to "socialist style" - no longer than two inches. Even hair-challenged, authoritarian leader Kim Jong Il has trimmed his famous pompadour. One exception, however: Comradely comb-overs are OK for older men. The short-hair campaign actually was launched in October, but it reached new lengths Monday when state-run Central TV began ridiculing nonconformists as...
  • Y2K gave a start to hairy baby boom generation (humor break)

    01/22/2005 4:56:19 PM PST · by jb6 · 7 replies · 4,712+ views
    Express Gazeta ^ | 2004-11-30 17:54:00
    The number of people suffering from congenital hypertrichosis (excessive hair growth) was only 40,000 in the whole world. However, a lot of babies suffering from this very rare syndrome were born in the new millennium, which increased the number of hairy terrestrial beings to 60,000 nowadays. Fifteen hairy boys and three girls were born in the year 2000 alone. Any suggestions saying that the excessive hair syndrome is caused with children's parents eating genetically modified food, or the poor ecological situation, or the nearness of nuclear power plants and test grounds, and so on and so forth are not...
  • Pyongyang targets longhairs ("body hair sucks up valuable food")

    01/12/2005 1:33:38 AM PST · by Stoat · 26 replies · 7,872+ views
    The World Tribune ^ | January 11, 2005
    Pyongyang targets longhairs Special to World Tribune.com EAST-ASIA-INTEL.COMTuesday, January 11, 2005The North Korean media is reporting a new way for people to conserve energy during prolonged periods of economic hardship and hunger. The state TV network has reported that body hair sucks up valuable food, and that long hair actually "consumes a great deal of nutrition."   The importance of good grooming. . .   The unfortunate result, according to Pyongyang TV, is that energy that could go to brain cells instead is wasted on hair. The broadcast offered no scientific evidence to back up the claim, but there’s...
  • Top 10 Hair Myths

    12/03/2004 6:53:42 AM PST · by M. Espinola · 26 replies · 2,729+ views
    There are many many myths about hair, and sadly perhaps, even hair stylists who should know better circulate some of this Hair Voodoo. Here are the scientific FACTS about the top 10 hair myths: 1. Cutting your hair makes it stronger or grow faster. Bull winkle. Its hair, not a lawn. Exactly where this myth started is unknown, but is probably related to the observation of men's facial hair. There are different kinds of hair on your face and head. Hair on your head and facial hair have different properties. Cutting your hair will only make it shorter and...
  • Expert undercuts single hair theory

    07/23/2004 5:39:17 AM PDT · by runningbear · 135 replies · 8,911+ views
    The Modesto Bee ^ | 7/23/2004 | John Cote' and Garth Stapely
    Expert undercuts single hair theoryExpert undercuts single hair theory -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By JOHN COTÉ and GARTH STAPLEY BEE STAFF WRITERS Last Updated: July 23, 2004, 04:24:13 AM PDT REDWOOD CITY - Two hair fragments reportedly found in pliers in Scott Peterson's boat probably were not from a single hair, a prosecution expert testified Thursday. The testimony undercut an earlier prosecution assertion that a single hair belonging to Laci Peterson broke in an evidence envelope. The hair fragments have been the only physical evidence presented at trial that could link Laci Peterson to her husband's boat, which prosecutors contend he used to...
  • Need links to Edwards Hair vidoes

    11/08/2004 5:53:22 PM PST · by Mr_Moose · 5 replies · 440+ views
    Can someone point me to links to the infamous John Edwards hair videos -- both the original (the Slate link doesn't work anymore), and the one where W gives the "one-finger salute" at the end. Thanks in advance.
  • The Real John Kerry Emerges via Newsweek Article...read his comments about his missing hairbrush

    11/05/2004 12:50:37 PM PST · by njsketch · 198 replies · 7,289+ views
    The morning after the Feb. 3 primaries, which vaulted Kerry into a virtual-ly insurmountable lead, the candidate was fuming over his missing hairbrush. He and his aides were riding in a van on the way to a Time magazine cover-photo shoot. Nicholson had left the hairbrush behind. "Sir, I don't have it," he said, after rummaging in the bags. "Marvin, f---!" Kerry said. The press secretary, David Wade, offered his brush. "I'm not using Wade's brush," the long-faced senator pouted. "Marvin, f---, it's my Time photo shoot." Nicholson was having a bad day. Breakfast had been late and rushed and...
  • KERRY-EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL CRISIS: BAD-HAIR DAY

    10/24/2004 7:03:29 PM PDT · by Mia T · 14 replies · 4,173+ views
    10.24.04 | Mia T
      KERRY-EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL CRISIS:BAD-HAIR DAYPOURQUOI JOHN KERRY EST DANGEREUX POUR L'AMÉRIQUE (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) NEW! compleatjohnkerry.blogspot.com NEW! unfitforcommand.blogspot.comjohnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com   COPYRIGHT MIA T 2004     DEBATE 3: JOHN KERRY OUTS JOHN KERRY "THIS IS NOT A GOOD MAN"POURQUOI JOHN KERRY EST DANGEREUX POUR L'AMÉRIQUE   (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) NEW! compleatjohnkerry.blogspot.com NEW! unfitforcommand.blogspot.comjohnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com   COPYRIGHT MIA T 2004   YOU CAN TAKE THE BOY OUT OF AMBULANCE-CHASING BUT YOU CAN'T TAKE AMBULANCE-CHASING OUT OF THE BOY (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) NEW! compleatjohnkerry.blogspot.com NEW! unfitforcommand.blogspot.comjohnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com COPYRIGHT MIA...
  • VIDEO: John Edwards attends to his hair (HAHAHAHAH)

    10/19/2004 3:18:48 AM PDT · by dubie · 125 replies · 5,403+ views
    Drudgereport.com ^ | 10/19/2004
    This is at drudge now.http://slate.msn.com/id/2108216/slideshow/2108085/entry/2108087/speed/100
  • The Tort King DOes His Hair Video

    You have to see John Boy doing his hair and makeup. This is great!
  • Teenage Rapunzel faces scissors for a good cause

    10/12/2004 7:55:05 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 874+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/12/4 | Marianne Costantinou
    Karina Hsieh's black hair was so long that it tickled the back of her knees when she walked. It was so long that when she sat down, it doubled as a seat cushion and often got caught in the casters of the chair, making her a prisoner of her desk. Just how long was her hair? It was 43 inches long, to be precise, from the top of her head to the last split end. And considering that she's barely 5 feet tall, that's pretty long. Karina started growing her hair in third grade. Or, rather, she just stopped getting...
  • Mummy Hair Reveals Drinking Habits

    09/23/2004 7:24:12 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies · 1,168+ views
    Discovery News ^ | 9-23-2004 | Rossella Lorenzi
    Mummy Hair Reveals Drinking Habits By Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News Sept. 23, 2004 Mummy hair has revealed the first direct evidence of alcohol consumption in ancient populations, according to new forensic research.The study, still in its preliminary stage, examined hair samples from spontaneously mummified remains discovered in one of the most arid regions of the world, the Atacama Desert of northern Chile and southern Peru. The research was presented at the 5th World Congress on Mummy Studies in Turin, Italy, this month. “ In modern human hair the levels would generally be in the ranges of social drinking, but we...
  • Top Stories - AFP Berlusconi hair mystery revealed by Italian surgeon

    08/20/2004 11:01:06 AM PDT · by lizol · 4 replies · 480+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 20, 2004
    Berlusconi hair mystery revealed by Italian surgeon ROME (AFP) - The mystery of Silvio Berlusconi's rapper-style bandana was explained when plastic surgeon Piero Rosati told the Milan daily Corriere della Sera that he had performed a hair transplant operation on the Italian prime minister. The 67-year-old premier wore the unusual head-dress in greeting British Prime Minister Tony Blair (news - web sites) earlier this week and later when he pressed the flesh Thursday at Porto Rotondo, near his palatial vacation residence in Sardinia. "A little more hair is even better," Berlusconi said when a young boy complimented him on the...
  • Who is Isabelle Goetz? A Brief Bio of Kerry's Coiffure Queen

    08/17/2004 7:32:17 AM PDT · by dandelion · 20 replies · 1,382+ views
    The Kerry Fairy ^ | 08/17/04 | Becki Snow
    It is a time of crisis - with America at war and hurricanes at the door - and the Democratic Candidate for the President of the United States feels his fingers twitch nervously. It is time to make the call. The well-manicured hand smacks down upon the phone, heavy with decision. Now is not the time for waffling; now is the time for resolve. He dials, knowing the world hangs in balance... "Get me Christophe! CHRISTOPHE!?! Tell Isabelle to come quickly - it is the HAIR! Oh god oh god oh god oh god my HAIR!" Yes, indeed, when it...
  • School Bars Teen Over Racial Hair Row -

    06/21/2004 11:13:17 AM PDT · by UnklGene · 117 replies · 2,363+ views
    The Mirror - UK ^ | June 21, 2004 | Tom Parry
    SCHOOL BARS TEEN OVER RACIAL HAIR ROW - Jun 21 2004 By Tom Parry A TEENAGER was sent home from school for wearing her hair in braids, even though other pupils are allowed the style for cultural reasons. Jade Fitzjohn, 14, had the trendy plaits done while on holiday in Spain. But back at school, she was told to take them out or be barred. Jade refused so staff excluded her from lessons, saying she could not return until she was braid-free. When she pointed out that two black girls had an identical style, she was told they were allowed...
  • World's Hairiest Man Has Ear Hair Removed to Hear

    08/07/2004 10:40:42 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 22 replies · 5,159+ views
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | Fri Aug 6, 8:08 AM ET
    World's Hairiest Man Has Ear Hair Removed to Hear Fri Aug 6, 8:08 AM ET BEIJING (Reuters) - The world's hairiest man, Chinese rock singer Yu Zhenhuan, underwent ear surgery in Shanghai on Friday to remove hair that was impairing his hearing, the Xinhua news agency said on Friday. Doctors said Yu had complained of constant earaches and nausea and had lost one-third of his hearing, Xinhua said. Yu was recognized in 2002 as the world's hairiest man by the Guinness Book of Records, Xinhua said. Yu's body, save the palms of his hands and the soles of his feet,...
  • Why good teeth and hair matter in race for White House

    07/17/2004 12:31:22 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 41 replies · 1,065+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | July 17, 2004 | George Kerevan
    COULD the outcome of the US election turn on something seemingly so trivial as big hair? John Kerry, the craggy Democratic presidential contender, has repeatedly joked that, in the contest against the grumpy old men, George Bush and Dick Cheney, he and his young running-mate, John Edwards, have "better hair". Maybe he wasn’t joking. Kerry even trumpeted Edwards’ selection as People magazine’s sexiest politician - you can’t imagine Tony Blair taking similar interest in Gordon Brown, who this week was hailed as Britain’s sexiest politician. The fixation with Edwards’ good looks isn’t just a media phenomenon, though the press has...