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

  • How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

    Fresh Air | 5 min

    Humans typically take about 25,000 breaths per day — often without a second thought. But the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new spotlight on respiratory illnesses and the breaths we so often take for granted.

  • Human Evolution Is Still Happening – Possibly Faster Than Ever

    By Laurence D. Hurst | The Conversation - 4 min -

    Natural selection isn’t the only factor deciding human evolution. Modern medicine’s ability to keep us alive makes it tempting to think human evolution may have stopped. Better healthcare disrupts a key driving force of evolution by keeping some people alive longer...

  • The Complete Guide to Memory

    By Scott Young and Jakub Jílek | - 45 min -

    Breaking down how memory works and what you can do to improve it. How does your memory work? How can you remember more? Prevent forgetting?
    These questions lie at the heart of anything you’ll ever learn, do or experience. From how well you’ll do in school...

  • What Happens to Your Body When You Give Up Caffeine

    By Raven Ishak Domino - 3 min -

    The withdrawals are real. Caffeine: We love it, we consume it, and we can’t live without it. While we all wish that a cup of coffee could cure the world of all its problems, for some people, it can actually do more harm than good. So, is caffeine actually bad for you?

  • What Happens to Your Body When You Take Naps Every Single Day?

    By Raven Ishak | Domino  - 3 min -

    Stop, drop, nap.As often as we talk about the benefits of sleep, more than a third of Americans are not getting the proper amount of shut-eye. Instead, we push aside our rest to complete more work, hang out with friends...