"The foods you eat, your response to challenges, the amount of exercise you get, and many other factors appear to influence your telomeres and can prevent premature aging at the cellular level. One of the keys to enjoying good health is simply doing your part to foster healthy cell renewal."
Alastair Philip Wiper's new book, Unintented beauty, promises to offer a fresh look into the beauty of things we usually consider too utilitarian for aesthetic appreciation.
"Using long-exposure, @tamejawdin’s images are at once dark and inviting, moving deftly around illuminated windows, artificial streetlights and closed front doors." (aestheticamag)
A brilliant article on TED sheds light on how the way we tell our life stories impacts who we are. Dan McAdams, a psychologist at the Northwestern University, explains what 'narrative choices' are and how they shape our present and our future.
How others refer to us can have a substantial and surprising impact on our actions. See how and why being reminded of our middle names nudges us towards more virtuous consumption.
"Forgiveness is a medicine", as Tanmoy Goswami puts it succinctly in a faith-in-humanity-restoring piece for The Correspondent. He tells the story of people who were part of a program aiming to help them forgive "the perpetrators of horrific crimes".
I am suspicious of the striking, of the big, of that which has a disproportionate impact. I think it's trying to intimidate me, to swallow me. I am suspicious of cooking books and recipes and manuals and instructions and shortcuts. I think that's looking for easy ways out, not for ways to engage with the … Continue reading I am suspicious
How many calories do you think there are in a kiwi? It depends on how abundant you think kiwi is. Read on to learn more about the "food scarcity effect".
Taking selfies changes what we remember and who we are. Read on to explore how.
Low volume music promotes healthier food choices; so does high-pitched music. What is most amazing is why is this so. Read on.