Proof That Acupuncture Really Does Activate Specific Parts of the Brain

Originating in ancient China, acupuncture has been used for 2500 years. Traditional Chinese medicine holds that disease is caused by blockages and imbalances of energy (known as chi) flowing through meridians in the body, and can be eased by inserting needles at specific points. » 4/12/12 12:20pm 4/12/12 12:20pm

Sleep Partner Acupuncture Bracelet Is Heavy On Snake Oil, Lacks Needles

As far as we can tell, this watch doesn't actually stab your wrist at all, which is a shame, because anything that advertises itself as an acupuncture bracelet had better be breaking some skin. Which it doesn't, but there's a healthy amount of BS being tossed your way should you put it on and try to use it to get… » 11/23/08 5:00pm 11/23/08 5:00pm

Hand Acupuncture Pen Works On Touchscreens Too

If writing on paper and on touchscreen devices isn't enough functionality for your pen, this acupuncture pen lets you do "hand acupuncture". We're not quite familiar with this technique despite playing the five finger game with butter knives all the time, much to the chagrin of our wives. It's just a guess, but we're… » 10/30/06 6:00am 10/30/06 6:00am