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NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

What's That Funk? Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Pungent Fungus

FOOD/DRINK | By Terence Chea | Jun 29
The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.

Skinny Jean Warning: Don't Squat

FASHION | By Maria Cheng | Jun 29
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

Todd Oldham to Have Solo Show at RISD Museum

FASHION | By Amy Anthony | Jun 27
Todd Oldham may have left fashion behind nearly 20 years ago, but an upcoming exhibit will celebrate the multidisciplinary designer's enduring sense of style.

McDonald's: The Evolution of the Happy Meal

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 26
McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

Fastest Rising Rents in U.S.? Mississippi & Maine

HOME | By Josh Boak | Jun 26
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States - with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and Portland, Maine.