• Extreme night owls: ‘I can’t tell anyone what time I go to bed’

    theguardian.com By Rachel Hall - 11 min -
    For as long as she can remember, Jenny Carter has gone to bed late and not woken up until late the following morning, sometimes even the early afternoon. Growing up, she didn’t have a bedtime, and at university she preferred to write her essays between 6pm and 10pm.

  • Four Reasons You Shouldn’t Exist

    Slate | Dave Goldberg - 11 min -

    Physics says you’re an impurity in an otherwise beautiful universe. You’re almost unfathomably lucky to exist, in almost every conceivable way. Don’t take it the wrong way. You, me, and even the most calming manatee are nothing but impurities in an otherwise beautifully simple universe.