Luis Tirado

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The most outrageous numbers of 2017

Number inflation was rampant in 2017, as the figures that dominated news stories just got bigger and bigger. Data stored, stuff bought, years lived, the great scoreboard of human existence clicked over with digits never seen before as the world population edged ever closer to 8bn.<p>Many of the …

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“Spiritual but not religious”: inside America's rapidly growing faith group

A new poll finds almost one in five Americans is spiritual but not religious.<p>Ava Lee Scott, an actress and theater-maker in New York, doesn’t practice an organized religion. Raised in both Catholic and Jewish traditions, Scott’s own spiritual life is far more eclectic. She studies ancient …

What Happened When I Went Off My Antidepressants

Many times, whether you really need it or not, taking medication can feel like giving in to a weakness.<p>According to the results of a recently published study, despite an increase in antidepressant prescriptions, treatment is rarely made available to those who need it the most. It goes on to reveal …

Proof that nagging does not work: study shows being positive is better motivation

In centuries past deterrents against nagging ranged from the notorious scold’s bridle to the ducking stool.<p>But now a psychological study has come up with what could be a much more powerful means of preventing nagging – evidence that it just does not work.<p>Research commissioned by the insurer Zurich …

What Are the Medical Benefits of Psychedelics?

I sat down with Professor David Nutt to find out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden</i><p>After LSD became illegal in many countries in the late 1960s, scientific research into its potential benefits to mental health largely stalled. It's only recently that this topic has become subject to …

21 Crazy Ways to Use Tater Tots That Will Change Your Life

Baking tater tots in the oven and dipping them in ketchup is one of life's small pleasures, but there's so much more you can do with the classic bite-size potato. Use up your next bag of tater tots in one of these creative recipes, from tater tot nachos (totchos!) to slow-cooker tater tot breakfast …

This will be the most popular pizza recipe on Pinterest, and we totally understand why

Ever heard of naan pizza? You should have, because it was this year’s most-pinned pizza trend on Pinterest.<p>Pizza, understandably, might just be the …