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If you're invited to a planning meeting at the typical corporation, you'd be wise to pour yourself a big cup of coffee and bring your BlackBerry. But if you somehow secure a seat at the bimonthly product-review sessions at the Bendon Corp., prepare yourself for a show that's better suited for pay-per-view on cable.
Behind the faded storefront of the Closter, N.J., branch of Sandy Deck's Parties, Jack Naidrich turned 4 years old in style. Under the watchful eye of professional party hostess Eugenne Buenconsejo, Jack and a dozen friends gobbled pizza, stomped gleefully on a giant sheet of bubble wrap and danced to the Elmo Song.
'Rewiring' The BrainSawing open someone's skull for research purposes is a no-no, but brain scientists have found the next best thing. By projecting an electrical charge through the skull, they can now flick neurons on and off without ever breaking the skin.The technique, known as transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, uses a $30,000 contraption to fire a powerful magnetic pulse into the cranium, creating an electric charge that activates brain cells.