My House Is Scary and Disgusting, Just the Way I Like It
Filling my home with blood, bones, and mutant specimens in jars helped me make sense of being called a monster all my life.
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Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment
The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
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Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death
A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?
Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
The Anatomy of Empathy
Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness
Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently
Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?
When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
A Psychiatrist Told Us Why Her Patient Killed Her Children
In 2016, Carol Coronado was sentenced to three life prison terms for the murder of her three daughters.
Living With It
I Sting Myself With Bees 3 Times a Week
“I pick up the tweezers one at a time—a bee squirming at the end of each pair—and press it to my back, waiting for its burning sting.”
This Is What it Means if it Takes You Forever to Ejaculate
Yeah, it's an actual problem.
What Would it Be Like to Get High on Mars?
A very thorough answer to your very stoner question.