Interesting Articles

A Placebo Treatment for Pain

Tackling the crisis of painkiller addiction won’t necessarily come from regulating pain clinics and monitoring prescription patterns. Surprisingly enough, using the Placebo Effect might have more success.   From the New York Times: A Placebo Treatment for Pain

6 Things to Know About EMV Chip Credit Cards

“By now, you’ve likely received in the mail a replacement credit card with an EMV chip (EMV stands for Europlay, MasterCard and Visa). The computer chip has been put in to keep hackers from getting access to the data in your card’s magnetic strip.”   From 6 Things to Know About EMV Chip Credit…

Will this year’s Academy Awards see a repeat of #OscarsSoWhite backlash?

It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year already, but it is…”As Motion Picture Academy members cast their ballots for Oscar nominations this week, the biggest issue for many voters isn’t about who might be nominated but about the diversity of this year’s acting class.”   From Los Angeles Times: Will this year’s Academy…