Tag: life

26
Jan
2020
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To solve problems caused by sitting, learn to squat — Quartz

Westerners have forgotten how to squat, and it’s causing health problems. Sentences that start with the phrase…

01
Jan
2020
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Why Calendars Are So Weird, and What Might Be Done About It – Atlas Obscura

Imagine a calendar that is the same every year—sort of. Calendars are fundamentally weird—after all, none of…

01
Jan
2019
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15 Glorious Hangover ‘Cures’ From Around the World – Gastro Obscura

Before you wake to a rough morning, check out some of our favorite submissions below. While we…

07
Oct
2018
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The map we need if we want to think about how global living conditions are changing – Our World in Data

This blog post draws on data and research discussed in our entry on World Population Growth.UPDATE: On…

14
Sep
2018
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Loneliness is a serious public-health problem – All the lonely people

[…] Doctors and policymakers in the rich world are increasingly worried about loneliness. Campaigns to reduce it…

01
Sep
2018
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People won’t stop staring at their phones, so this Dutch town put traffic lights on the ground — Quartz

As anyone who lives in a city knows, public sidewalks these days are a free-for-all of pedestrians staggering along,…

13
Jul
2018
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How Deaf Children in Nicaragua Created a New Language – Atlas Obscura

Of all the changes within Nicaragua to come out of the overthrow of the Somoza regime by…

25
Jun
2018
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Maps reveal hidden truths of our cities – BBC News

A new website lets people delve into data on the world’s cities. Source: Maps reveal hidden truths…