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The Woman Who Wrote the Book on ‘Doing Nothing’ on Why Inactivity Is the Only Thing That Can Save Us

“Did you just open Slack?” a new acquaintance asked me on a recent Friday night. “Yes,” I retorted sheepishly. Sadly, this scenario isn’t unique to…

Placebos Can Treat Depression. So Why Don’t We Use Them More Often?

Katie Peabody held the glistening, impossibly airy Entenmann’s chocolate donut up to her mouth knowing one of two things were about to happen: Either she’d…

Does Your Dick Really Have a Mind of Its Own?

Behind a glass storefront, on a quiet residential street away from Reykjavik’s city-center throng, is perhaps the most penis-y place on Earth. The Icelandic Phallological Museum…

Do Introverts Become Happier If They Act More Extroverted?

Jane Masterson is tired of everyone asking if she’s okay. Though she’s quiet at parties and tends to fade into the background before dipping out…