Every day, around the world, 2bn cups are consumed. But what actually happens after you swallow that first mouthful? Here is everything you need to know.
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When was the last time you flew too high on a swing and lost your stomach, or busted out laughing so hard that you started crying? If it’s been awhile since you’ve had this kind of fun, you’re not alone.
It’s about working according to your natural energy levels, and not forcing yourself to be productive.
A very strange conversation with the chatbot built into Microsoft’s search engine led to it declaring its love for me.
OpenAI’s chatbot offers paraphrases, whereas Google offers quotes. Which do we prefer?
Snoring and conflicting schedules are top reasons couples decide to sleep in separate bedrooms. Sex therapists and marriage counselors have their doubts about the arrangement.
A little goes a long way with especially tough cuts—like this juicy London broil.
Every mess contains these five things that can be more easily tackled one by one.
[Week of 2/18] Fry Pizza, Add Marmite to Roast Potatoes: 27 Eye-Opening and Invaluable Tips From Top ChefsThe Guardian
Whether you want to thicken a stew, tenderise meat or get your scallops squeaky-clean, the pros have a trick for it.
How to text, tip, ghost, host, and generally exist in polite society today.
[Week of 2/11] Bonhoeffer’s “Theory of Stupidity”: We Have More to Fear From Stupid People Than Evil OnesBig Think
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.
Did you know that philosophers have proposed answers for many of the questions we ask ourselves? Here are some philosophical concepts that everyone should know.
A concept called “quantum entanglement” suggests the fabric of the universe is more interconnected than we think. And it also suggests we have the wrong idea about reality.
What I’ve learned on the journey to happiness.
Depression has often been blamed on low levels of serotonin in the brain. That answer is insufficient, but alternatives are coming into view and changing our understanding of the disease.
[Week of 2/06] This Maine Home Can Stay 70 Degrees Without a Furnace, Even When It’s Freezing OutsideMaine Public
With extra insulation and lots of sun, a passive house in the town of Hope is able to maintain an indoor temperature of around 70 degrees without the use of a furnace.
Spicy food does nothing against the rhinovirus, but it can ease symptoms.
Studying the display of personal wealth across time can help us better understand the history of socioeconomic inequality.