Hollywood's Bizarre War Against Baldness Involves Scalp Tattoos

It's well established that Hollywood's all-consuming obsession with having the smooth and wrinkle-free skin of an infant or young child, the luscious pelt of an young otter, and the calculating, bitter heart of a sea witch has birthed scores of bizarre cosmetic surgery procedures. It basically goes without saying that… » 10/04/13 1:30pm 10/04/13 1:30pm

Science Could Help You Grow A Mink Coat On Your Head

Well, maybe. According to new research, the same process that makes animals grow thicker coats in winter could be used to help cure human baldness. That is, therapies could target not just hair follicles themselves, but tissues around the follicle that could respond to environmental cues. Says study author Dr.… » 12/07/11 5:15pm 12/07/11 5:15pm

Korean Court Sensibly Rules That Calling Someone 'Bald' Isn't Defamation

A South Korean man was fined $265 for calling another man "bald" in an online chat session, after "an investigation" revealed that the victim was not bald after all. But the country's Supreme Court has now overturned the conviction, because "the word 'bald head' might have been used to insult the plaintiff, but we… » 11/03/11 6:40pm 11/03/11 6:40pm

Despite What 'Glamour' Editors Say, Wear An Afro... Or Go Bald And Get…

Black women have got it hard! First Glamour magazine tells them that Afros and dreads are absolutely not okay for the workplace, and now a new study shows that wearing tight braids/cornrows yields extreme hair loss in women: » 8/24/07 3:30pm 8/24/07 3:30pm

Now wait a second — ?! No way in hell is magazine going to stand for that one! Though,…