Shoes are bad for you. Thus sayeth the science. A study published in the journal Foot entitled "Shod Versus Unshod: The Emergence of Forefoot Pathology in Modern Humans?" concluded that Zulus, who often go barefoot, have healthier feet than shoe-wearing Europeans. So did pre-shoe wearing people 2000 years ago, as their skeletal feet attest. But what about the consequence of stepping in... whatever? Paperfeet, a "Mesh" company that makes one-of-a-kind, signed and numbered, minimalist shoes from recycled billboards, offers one step forward -- if taken for the right reasons. One post on their site reads, "Are people just lonely animals with fancy shoes? I hope that's not why you buy paperfeet."
On Thursday May 26, Red Nose Day will return for the second year. It’s all about giving to children to fight hunger, sickness, and homelessness. In the video above, the most famous magician in the world, David Copperfield, has his own magical way of asking you to get involved. There’s going to be a two-hour TV show on […]
Facebook gets a bad rap, but where I live, it has brought neighbors together, and it started because of the things I didn’t want to share.
When the Congressional Science committee wants to talk about the cold weather, and when NASA has to defend their budget by explaining why NASA is important, it can make people who believe in facts… a bit tense.
As much as vaping has taken over the market during the last decade, there’s still a lot of questions about the technology, as well as health concerns that we’re just now finding out about. One thing you can say about smoking: You know exactly what you’re getting, especially when it comes to pipes that you […]
We can’t all go through life with just a pair of sneakers and flip-flops. Sometimes, you have to invest in a pair of high-quality dress shoes. However, you’ve probably discovered that high-end footwear almost always comes with eye-popping price tags. You’ve got to compromise on second-hand or just suck it up and take out a […]
We have a theory about those throw blankets that are barely big enough to cover your legs. The only people who seem to make them or use them are grandmothers, and the blankets are only that small because Nana got bored halfway through the sewing job. Look, we’re sure she means well. But if you […]