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How to Drink Yerba Mate in South America

For some South Americans, a well-prepared mate will replace a morning coffee just as well as a 5 o’clock tea. The best part? It’s naturally caffeinated leaves give drinkers stimulation in the form of a balanced sense of focus and alertness that lasts...<p>These dried, finely chopped leaves of the <i>yerba</i> …


The most captivating photo stories of the month

<b>LIBERATING OUR ‘IMPERFECT’ BODIES THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY</b><p>Seattle photographer Ashley Armitage’s Photoshop free images and wise words are always welcome on Dazed. A two finger salute to the people who just can’t seem to get their heads past the fact that women grow hair, come in a range of shapes and …

Could just two people repopulate Earth?

The last man on Earth is a common trope in fiction – but what if it actually happened? How many people would it take to save our species?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The alien predators arrived by boat. Within two years, everyone was …

Stephen Hawking

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

The New England Journal of Medicine

13 Things Every Tea Drinker Needs to Know

For instance, adding milk can help keep your teeth white.<p>There's always more to learn (and love) about the world's most widely consumed beverage.

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential</i> …