Nicholas Pearce

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Maltodextrin Alternatives for Weight Gain?

I Am An Introvert And Here Are Some Common Scenarios In My Life.

This article looks at a host of scenarios that introverts will recognize, told through a first-person perspective.

Introverts

How to Think Like a Philosopher, with Daniel Dennett

VIDEO<p>Daniel Dennett: An Introduction to Intuition Pumps<p>Daniel Dennett, one of the best-known living philosophers and a professor at Tufts University, …

What Paul Graham Is Missing About Inequality

<i>Before he published</i> <i>his essay on inequality</i><i>, Paul Graham sent it to me for comment. I sent him</i> <i>some quick impressions</i> <i>and promised a more detailed</i> …

Red Meat, Processed Meat and the Scary New Science

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Tracy Saelinger for Life by Daily Burn</i><p>When the World Health Organization issued a report this past October citing that processed meats are carcinogenic from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, news outlets and social media sites lit up with conversation. After all, this …

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

How to Deal With a Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Diesel As Dangerous As Asbestos, But Europe Looks The Other Way

In America, Volkswagen AG sold nearly 600,000 diesel cars with cheater software, and the company is facing the full brunt of the law. In Europe, the company sold some 8.5 million of cars that emit cancer-causing gases in much higher concentrations than already lax EU laws allow, and there is little …

Diesel Emissions

Is Watching TV Actually a Good Way to Rest Your Brain?

That day parked in front of the TV feels like the perfect way to "turn off your brain,” but is it really?<p>It's the best day of the week—that day parked in front of the TV, indulging what feels like a desperately needed way to "turn off your brain" when you're fried from a stressful lifestyle and …

Artificial sweeteners: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could the no-calorie sweetener you rely on to replace sugar in your diet actually cause weight gain instead of the weight loss you were expecting?<p>The answer may be yes, according to a new study.<p>"Artificial sweeteners are not risk-free," said Brian Hoffmann, assistant professor in the …

Diabetes

The 2 Types of People to Eliminate From Your Life Forever

They may be sipping coffee in the desk across from you, lurking in your corner of the classroom or occupying the home next door. In the most unfortunate of circumstances, they may even be tossing, turning and snoring within inches from you. There is most always incriminating evidence of them in …