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How to Be Street Smart: Step One, Ask the Internet (Or Perhaps Don’t)

Being book smart is great and all, but being street smart — that is, having the ability to deal with whatever life throws your way…

All Your Great Drunk Memories Might Actually Be the Booze Tricking Your Brain

You don’t need to drink very much, or even often, to see that alcohol gives with one hand and takes away with the other. Whatever…

Why Your Angry Voice Sounds So Different

Anger seems like a simple enough emotion: It’s a response to a threat of some kind, a survival skill that kicks up fight, flight or…

All the Ways You Can Survive a Massive Brain Injury

The human brain is just about the most complex structure in the known universe. It can change the way other brains think; it can productively…