Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Never Spoiled

Diagnosed with leukemia in his early 40s, Chris Lihosit was saved by umbilical cord blood from three babies. But why is cord blood banking still the exception rather than the norm? Bryn Nelson finds out.
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DON'T THROW IT OUT
DON'T CUT THE CORD
The Life-Saving Treatment For Leukemia That's Being Thrown In The Trash
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Diagnosed with leukemia in his early 40s, Chris Lihosit was saved by umbilical cord blood from three babies. But why is cord blood banking still the exception rather than the norm? Bryn Nelson finds out.
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH MALK
The Milk That Lasts For Months
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Ultra-heat-treated milk is a shelf staple, especially in tropical climes where milk easily spoils.
A REAL HATCHET JOB
WATCH: Old Hammer Is Gifted A New Life As A Double Headed Throwing Axe
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The master maker at Miller Knives takes a run-of-the-mill hammer and forges it into something worthy of drunk Jason Mamoa.
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PLAYING YOURSELF
IT'S AN OPEN WORLD... AFTER ALL
Don't Beat The Game
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Why it can be better to escape a game's constraints than to win on its terms.
AN EXTRA LIFE
Video Games May Protect Mental Health And Avert Trauma, Addiction
arstechnica.com
Short games of "Tetris" ward off cravings and dash distressing flashbacks.
WHERE YOU CAN DIG IT
The New Jersey Theme Park Where Kids' Backhoe Dreams Come True
bloomberg.com
Can kids in bulldozers cure the construction worker shortage?
VIDEO OF THE DAY
NEVER SAY NEVER
What Alec Baldwin Really Thinks Of Donald Trump
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Alec Baldwin — appropriately decked in chef attire — explains how to prepare a Trump roast.
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IN THE NEWS
House Passes Bill Wiping Out Internet Privacy Protections
Trump Turned To Russian Businessmen With Alleged Mob Ties To Fund Projects, And Other Trump Stories From Today
British Prime Minister Signs Letter To Trigger Brexit
Two Activists Who Filmed Undercover Videos Of Planned Parenthood Charged With 15 Felonies
Folks, it's Wednesday. It's important to remember that.

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