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Science Of Us

  1. science of us
    If Only Using the Computer Counted As HandworkMaking things by hand is peaceful and mind-opening. Why doesn’t typing count?
  2. science of us
    How to Get a Thicker SkinReceiving criticism sucks, but what if there were a way not to let it bother us?
  3. science of us
    The New Sex Drug Is Called VyleesiWhat would Daenerys think of the latest “female Viagra”?
  4. unsolved mysteries
    Fake Alcohol Could Be Behind the Deaths in the Dominican RepublicAuthorities are reportedly investigating whether bootleg alcohol could be causing the mysterious deaths.
  5. science of us
    Why Do I Love Soccer Players So Much?Statistically, this amount of hotness doesn’t make sense.
  6. science of us
    I Don’t Believe in Soul Mates, But I Sort of Have OneIt’s a relatively acceptable way of believing in magic, even if it’s not useful at all.
  7. science of us
    The Way Men’s Media Cover Dieting Is … WeirdAre straight men okay?
  8. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  9. science of us
    How to Be SociableIt’s harder than it sounds.
  10. science of us
    New York Is Cracking Down on Measles EpidemicIn the face of the state’s worst outbreak in decades.
  11. science of us
    What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean?It’s not a diet — it’s more of a philosophy.
  12. health
    What to Know About the Vaccination Bill Jessica Biel Is OpposingThe actress was recently photographed lobbying against the bill alongside anti-vaxx activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
  13. science of us
    A Case for Giving Brief, Imperfect MassagesThey’re good for pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, sadness, loneliness, despair…
  14. science of us
    Why Does Writing Suck?The highs of a writer’s life are high, and the lows are very, very low.
  15. science of us
    What If My Food Intuition Is Mangled?Intuitive eating seems right, but also, what are the exact, specific steps???
  16. take heed
    Responding to Recent Health-News CommandsTell me what to do.
  17. science of us
    A Spiteful Guide to Self-ImprovementVanity, hatred, jealousy, competitiveness — they can be very useful!
  18. science of us
    How to Accomplish DisappointmentOr, why satisfaction never lasts.
  19. swellness
    This Book About Apologies Changed My LifeIf author and psychologist Harriet Lerner started a cult, I’d probably join.
  20. fan mail
    I Know About Plants NowIn praise of iNaturalist, the app that introduced me to my neighbors (plants).
  21. swellness
    Virtual Reality Ayahuasca Was Like a Weird Vacation From MyselfCan virtual reality distract us from pain?
  22. science of us
    What Horrific Things Could Contact Lenses Do to My Eyes?Finding answers to our contact-lens-related fears.
  23. science of us
    The Joy of Misreading ThingsOn finding absurdity in accidentally garbled phrases.
  24. science of us
    Oh No, People With a Sense of Purpose Are HealthierDamn them!
  25. science of us
    Is Advanced Paternal Age 35, Too?It’s either that or 45, for what it’s worth.
  26. it's complicated
    My Husband Is a Better Person Than I AmHe remembers birthdays, he chats up the elderly, he bakes. What does he see in me?
  27. science of us
    Will Magic Mushrooms Soon Be Decriminalized?Everything to know about the growing national movement.
  28. science
    The Average Person Only Gossips … 52 Minutes a Day?And most of it’s not even mean, or at the very least, interesting.
  29. yes or no
    Answering Recent Health-News QuestionsWith yeses and nos.
  30. science of us
    I Now Suspect the Vagus Nerve Is the Key to Well-being“Stimulating” it leads to calmness, but how and why?
  31. apologies
    Why Do Some People Find It Impossible to Apologize?Joe Biden thinks he apologized to Anita Hill. Anita Hill disagrees. Why is it so hard to get this right?
  32. wellness
    Vampire Facials May Have Exposed Customers to HIVA New Mexico spa is under inspection for putting customers at risk.
  33. public health
    Should Adults Get a Measles Booster?It depends on your vaccination history.
  34. science of us
    What Comes After a Rut?Considering the life cycle of “Good Things.”
  35. science of us
    What Is Autophagy?Right when I’d gotten used to intermittent fasting …
  36. science of us
    What Kind of Person Would Join a Sex Cult?Cult expert Janja Lalich explains the draw of Keith Raniere, the leader of the sex cult known as NXIVM.
  37. science of us
    Eula Biss on Why There’s No Such Thing As an Anti-VaxxerThe term is misleading, she says, because it obscures the real problem.
  38. science of us
    Soon I Will Be Vindicated for Not Washing My Face for YearsAll these pro-bacteria stories are mounting.
  39. science of us
    The Book Newly Sober People Love to Give to Each OtherTalking with Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind.
  40. health
    Measles Outbreak Hits Google Headquarters in Silicon ValleySome Google employees are upset that they found out about the measles case through a BuzzFeed News report.
  41. science of us
    How to Help Someone With DepressionA guide to keeping the friendship — and your own well-being — intact.
  42. science
    Do We Need to Worry About Pig Zombies?Scientists have revived cells from the brains of dead pigs.
  43. science of us
    Am I Confident Enough in My Social Life to Consider a Peloton?Probably not.
  44. health
    Everything to Know About MeaslesFrom symptoms to vaccination to what leads to a major outbreak.
  45. science of us
    How to Get Out of Your Own HeadOr how to make peace with being in there.
  46. swellness
    There’s No Such Thing As a Universal DietCan artificial intelligence give me a personalized nutrition plan?
  47. science of us
    Why It’s So Upsetting That It’s Only TuesdayAnd why does this happen every single week?
  48. science of us
    The 15 Most Stressful Sentences From That Big Fungus StoryWhy isn’t everyone more terrified of drug resistance?
  49. science of us
    Do You Have a Moment to Talk About Menstrual Cups?They’ve gone mainstream. No, for real this time.
  50. science of us
    Why Breaking a Streak Feels So AwfulYou’ve done your Duolingo lessons for 120 days in a row. Why does the prospect of missing one strike fear into your heart?
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