Monthly Archives: December 2008

World Health in a Time of Crisis

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Editor’s Note: Dr. Katja Van Herle is a professor of Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, where she heads the Community Outreach for Education Center (CORE). The division works to make a difference in people’s health and overall lives by educating them about basic science research. She’s also a clinical faculty […]

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The Love Goddess on Rescuing a Recession-Ravaged Man

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Editor’s Note: Who is the wisest of them all? Who is more dedicated to your pleasure than anyone on earth? Who can help you when you’re going online for the first time to find love; or when your lover’s children hate you; or when you want to strangle your husband? Why, the Love Goddess, of […]

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London, Chic and Cheap: ‘The Revolution Continues’ … New Art From China at the New Saatchi Gallery

[slideshow] The gallery that opened the season with the biggest bang and the most glamour by far is Charles Saatchi’s new gallery in Chelsea. It has 70,000 square feet of good airy design, good lighting, a sense of theater, lots of quality and the Saatchi Chinese art collection. It is a treat and some of […]

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Travels With Gypsy: Chic and Cheap in London

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These are bad times for just about every human being in the world but for an American who has been hankering to visit London it may be the time to make that visit. The pound had its biggest fall since 1992 and is falling, falling, falling and the dollar buys more and more. Policymakers are […]

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London, Chic and Cheap: Endangered Species in Oxfordshire

[slideshow] Kate Ford and I finally fled London and drove to the country to the Thames Valley Antique Dealers Association in Oxfordshire. It’s an area with so many antique shops it would take you a year to see them all. And it is where the London big boys often go to pick up good stuff […]

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London, Chic and Cheap: Martin Creed’s Runners at the Tate Britain

[slideshow] The cherry on the top at Tate Britain is Martin Creed’s Work No. 850 … For the duration of the exhibition, a person will run as fast as he or she can, at regular intervals, through the full length of the space. Click here to read more on London from wOw’s Gypsy, Mary Wells.

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The Miracle of Microskin [photos]

Dr. Haideh Hirmand introduces a breakthrough camouflage technology that transforms the experience of living with a wide array of skin conditions. Here, the befores .. and the afters!

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The Love Goddess’s Holiday Hints for Handling Hostile Stepchildren

Editor’s Note: Who is the wisest of them all? Who is more dedicated to your pleasure than anyone on earth? Who can help you when you’re going online for the first time to find love; or when your lover’s children hate you; or when you want to strangle your husband? Why, the Love Goddess, of […]

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Mary Wells on New Year’s Eve, Resolutions and wOw

New Years Eve I will be with my daughters, their husbands and their children who are now old enough to go to the big tent party that is staged every year on New Years Eve in Mustique in the Caribbean. Lots of music, interesting people and interesting talk, enthusiastic dancing, wonderful weather, the wafts of sea […]

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The Luxe List: For the Adventurer, the Nester and the Teenager

[slideshow] Only 9 days until Christmas! wOw’s Gypsy brings you the best of the best for the adventurer, the nester and the teenager … Adventures and Experiences If there is a man in your life who doesn’t like “things” under a tree, I have a friend who has had great success giving a weekend in […]

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