Tag Archives: Pain

The Big Chill

By | August 8, 2007

  Football (OK, soccer) is pushing to the forefront of adopting interesting technologies. Here’s one I hadn’t heard from Bolton Wanderers, where players enter a chamber at minus 120 degrees Celsius to enhance muscle recovery after training. It’s called cryotherapy, according to the Daily Mail: The technique was originated in Japan in 1978 to help arthritis sufferers and… Read More »

News: More on Cellphone Dangers

By | November 19, 2003

 Here’s more on the dangers of cellphones: the BBC reports that people who chat on their mobile phone while walking could be hurting their back, according to scientists at Australia’s University of Queensland. They say the human body is designed to exhale when our feet touch the ground. This helps to protect the spine from sudden jolts. However,… Read More »

Column: Christmas stuff

By | December 24, 2001

Loose Wire — Have a Bidet Christmas   By Jeremy Wagstaff, from the 27 December 2001 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2001, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. For most of us, this Christmas is going to be what I would call (remember where you heard it first) a “bidet Christmas.” In a nutshellthis means we’re… Read More »