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5.14.19

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.

3.19.19

Today's Special: Overcaffeinated Man Goes on Vomit-Filled Rampage at Movie Theater

Plus, 'snowplow parents' are protecting their children from getting rejected from college, and also from... eating sauce?

2.25.19

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.

11.7.18

Britain's Costa Coffee Might Card Teens for Caffeinated Drinks

Stores in Britain’s largest coffee chain can now refuse to sell caffeinated drinks to children under 16.

9.27.18

Skipping the Gym Is Bad for Boners

...and other penis mistakes you don't want to be making.

9.17.18

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.

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9.12.18

What to Do When Your Roommate Comes Home Too Drunk

Experts tell us how to differentiate a 'call 9-1-1' type of moment from a more benign 'get this person a burger and Gatorade' vibe.

8.22.18

IBM Has Patented a Coffee Delivery Drone that Knows When You're Tired

Do we really need a drone to read our heart rates and eye movements to know we need a cup of java?

8.16.18

Of Course Research Suggests That Red Bull & Vodka Can Increase Aggressive, Risky Behavior

At least in mice, zebrafish, and that guy at the bar the other night.

7.26.18

This Is How Festivals Can Stop Encouraging Drug Abuse

“I had been in the sun all day, seeing bands and smoking pot, which made me drowsy. I tried an energy drink, but it didn’t have enough kick.”

7.19.18

When Is Peeing Too Often the Sign of a Problem?

“I talk to people who just let it drop that they go to the bathroom 20 times a day. They don’t realize that’s unusual.”

7.13.18

Why Does My High Last Longer Than My Friends'?

Most people return to reality after five or six hours, while my brain gets flooded with epiphanies all night. I asked an expert why.

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