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The Tailor Truck: The Future of Custom Suiting?

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This could change the way we tailor suits forever



Written by Kiran Goraya
Gone are the days when wearing a suit two sizes too big was cool.It’s all about tailoring to the T. One man who understands and has built a business around this is Carlos Solorio.
After he and co-founder Mike Abadi launched the Arden Reed brand with the help of Kickstarter, a site that allows people to fund creative projects, the duo is now venturing into new territory with “The Tailor Truck” – a unique traveling tailor service with a precise 3D body scanner that will soon be hitting a city near you, with suits starting at only $397.
Utilizing Kickstarter once again, Arden Reed is currently more than halfway through their goal of raising $20,000 by May 17th to start this new exciting chapter in their business.
We had a chance to catch up with Carlos and find out more about how he got his start in the custom suiting business, details about The Tailor Truck as well as important tips to consider before buying a suit:
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Study: Glutamine suppresses herpes in mice and guinea pigs

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Adapted Media Release
Results suggest possible new treatment approach.
Glutamine supplements can suppress reactivation of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in mice and guinea pigs, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The research was conducted by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
There is no cure for infection with HSV-1 and HSV2, viruses that can cause recurrent outbreaks of cold sores and genital sores in humans. Although antiviral medications can help shorten outbreaks, the virus persists in the body and can reactivate, which underscores the need for new treatment approaches. Prior research demonstrated the importance of HSV-specific T cells for controlling recurrent HSV outbreaks, and that activated T cells require increased metabolism of glutamine (an amino acid produced by the body and found in food). Theref…

Eight beautiful cities that are starting to go car-free

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People have been driving cars for over 100 hundred years now, and it’s considered to be the main mean of transportation. But unfortunately, it’s not the most convenient way to get around anymore. For example, in London, it’s much faster to get wherever you want to by bicycle rather than by car. Every country has cities where traffic is absolutely insane. Therefore, more cities now have started to make pedestrian zones where automobile traffic is prohibited.
We at Bright Side would be extremely happy if we were able to have a lovely stroll downtown where there wouldn’t be any cars. Some cities are making this dream come true!
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen has the smallest amount of cars in Europe. Back in the 1960s, the city government started broadening pedestrian zones and narrowing highways downtown. Today, Copenhagen has over 200 miles (320 kilometers) of bike lanes; it’s also planning to develop new bike superhighways in order to reach surrounding suburbs.
Hamburg, Germany

Though cars…

Bad habits that are making you look old

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BY LAURA WILLIAMS, M.S.ED., ACSM EP-C AND CARRIE MADORMO, RN, MPH
There's no escaping the passage of time – you will get older, and your body will age. And yet, some people in their 60s look like they're in their 40s, while some people in their 30s look like they're in their 50s. So what gives?
Some lucky individuals do end up hitting the genetic jackpot, but lifestyle choices and daily habits play a big role in the aging process. These are just a few of the habits you should break right now if you want to look bright and wrinkle-free well into your life's later chapters.
Skipping sunscreen

Sure, it's a bit of a hassle to slather on the sunscreen every time you walk outside, but sun damage doesn't just lead to skin cancer, it leads to wrinkles and sun spots. I spoke with Dr. Alan J. Parks, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of DermWarehouse who says, "I know it seems obvious, but the one terrible habit that will age you beyond belief is not wearing su…