mind

tech harm reduction

There's a Setting on Your Phone to Help You Stop Being So Obsessed With it

You will hate it, and that’s the whole point.
Ankita Rao
Samantha Cole
2 days ago
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body if You Eat Almost No Carbs

You might want to read this before you decide to start living off of butter, bacon, and bourbon.
Grant Stoddard
4 days ago
mental health

Apologising All the Time Could Be a Sign of Anxiety

The urge is often involuntary—and has little to do with actual remorse.
Troy Farah
3.13.19
mind

Your Brain Is Constantly Searching for Problems to Fix

When something becomes rare, we tend to see it in places more than ever.
David Levari
3.12.19
The High Life

This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious

It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them.
Suzannah Weiss
3.9.19
mental health

What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God

It's like going off a drug.
Caroline Beaton
3.3.19
Asking for a friend

I Hit My Head, How do I Know If It's Serious?

Although most head injuries are not severe and pass in a few hours, there are some serious cases where you're best off seeking emergency care. Here's how to assess the damage if you suffer a serious blow to the head.
Nick Keppler
3.2.19
mental health

Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do

I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
Crystal Ponti
2.28.19
Your Brain

5 Things That Could Help Your Brain Work Better

The brain isn’t literally a muscle, but its function can be positively and negatively affected by the behaviors we engage in every day.
Grant Stoddard
2.26.19
hard data

Why Gay Men Often Fetishise Straight Men

‘Straight Guys’ was the most-viewed category on Pornhub’s gay site in 2018. Here are some expert theories on why.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2.22.19
healthcare

The US Is Working its Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Jason Silverstein
2.21.19
CBD

We Asked Experts if CBD-Spiked Foods Do Anything at All

CBD oil is in everything from gummies to cold brew, but does it actually have any benefits if it's combined with other ingredients?
Melissa Pandika
2.20.19
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