Alex Finer

Alex Finer


The Real History Behind the Birth of Botox

In 1987, Vancouver doctors Jean and Alastair Carruthers accidentally discovered cosmetic properties in a toxin normally used by ophthalmologists. The couple's discovery changed the face of beauty—and later became a billion-dollar industry.

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Moustaches

Whether you have one, want one, or wish they'd all disappear, the Mo has made its comeback. Just in time for Movember, the author of One Thousand Moustaches lets us in on some hairy secrets.

10 Places in Southeast Asia You Need to Visit Before You Die

There are so many temples, ruins, picturesque towns and natural attractions that it can be hard to know where to start. The crowds have gotten to everything before you, but rest assured that none of these iconic 10 tourist attractions will leave you disappointed.