Story | Dec 30, 2014 | 8:50 AM
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Wandering Eye: Fighting peanut allergies, a young IT guy gains 'internet millionaire' status, and moreStory | Mar 2, 2015 | 8:43 AMThe growing prevalence of peanut allergies among youngsters is a confounding public-health frustration, prompting institutional responses (e.g., schools banning kids from bringing to school anything with nuts in them) that deprive unaffected kids of a regular diet of this excellent source of protein. Turns out, the best way to fight peanut allergies is to give peanuts to infants, according to a just-published study in the New England Journal of Medicine. In the authors' own words, "the early introduction of peanuts significantly decreased the frequency of the development of peanut allergy among children at high risk for this allergy and modulated immune responses to peanuts." Peanut innovator George Washington Carver would be mighty pleased. (Van Smith)
Story | Jan 15, 2014
A week before Brian "Greenspan" Dawkins released his first official retail album, Stairway to Heaven, a couple dozen friends, DJs, and tastemakers are invited to a listening session in the Lineup Room, the Parkville studio that birthed the album. After...
Story | Sep 25, 2013
Most attempts to market books are dreadful. They are either stupid gimmicks that insult the book they are trying to promote or they are simply boring and irrelevant. Baltimore writer Justin Sirois has, however, hit on a way to promote his technobondage...
Story | Dec 13, 2011 | 9:00 PM