Haydn Rigby

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3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …


The World In 2018: Money makes the World In go round

It’s Fructan, Not Gluten, That’s Causing Stomach Problems, Says New Research

The gluten-free craze may be misguided since there's another culprit behind bloating, says new research. <br>Read More


Scientists Explain Love at First Sight

56% of Americans believe in love at first sight, and every third person reports that he or she has experienced it.<br>Read More


For The First Time, Genes Are Being Edited inside a Patient’s Body

“It’s kind of humbling,” says Brian Madeux of being the first patient to have doctors attempt to edit genes inside his body.<p>The experimental …

Whatever you think, you don’t necessarily know your own mind

People think that stereotypes are true but also that it is not acceptable to admit this and therefore <i>say</i> they are false. Moreover, they say this to</i> …


Facial exercises make you look younger, study shows

Get out of the way expensive facial creams and treatments.<br>Read More

Skin Care

Sleeping 90 Minutes Extra Each Night Reduces Sugar Cravings, Study Finds

Sleeping more improves people’s diets, especially when it comes to cutting down sugar. These are the results of a study published in <i>The American</i> …


10 science books that will make you see the world differently

To better understand our place in the world, check out these groundbreaking books. <br>Read More


The Best Audiobooks for People Who Hate Reading

Audiobooks are podcasts with plots. They were podcasts before there were podcasts (as was talk radio). In fact, most of the time, they’re better than …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …


Are young Londoners financially squeezed?

London, along with other capital cities like Singapore, Hong Kong, Kyoto are thought to be one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. So is London Mayor Sadiq Khan, going too far by suggesting that every young Londoner should be entitled to a bank account?<p>The simple logic should be: if …

Sadiq Khan

Carillion’s collapse is the worst of all worlds for the government

Having spent the best part of 15 yrs looking at public procurement data, this is my take on collapse of Carillion. It has caused chaos for a simple reason: the organisation’s tentacles reached into all parts of government, with more than 200 public bodies signing some form of contract with …

Forget the gym - could VR be the future of fitness?

I’ve seen the future of fitness. Come next January, you won’t need to worry about going to the gym the gym will come to you. Or rather, a CGI simulacrum of a futuristic city, in which you’ll fight rogue robots, panting with exertion and adrenaline, will come to you.<p>Of course, if you’re a fan of …

6 Post-Workout Foods That Will Help You Build Muscle and Recover Faster

Optimize your training with these science-backed recovery aids<p>If you want to build muscle and reach lofty new fitness goals, downing the right fuel after a workout is nearly as important as exercise itself.<p>“Nailing your post-workout nutrition promotes quicker recovery, reduces muscle soreness, …

People say this optical illusion with 2 dots is blowing their minds

This optical illusion will have you questioning what's right in front of you.<p>This illusion posted on Reddit by user d023n involves flashing dots that strobe onscreen — the only question is, how many?<p>Are we looking at four dots flashing? Or are we seeing two dots moving around? To me, it looks like …

Cool Stuff

The secret to happiness is shockingly mundane

The ingredients to a happy life are something people spend their entire lives searching for, but new research reveals that they might be easier to …

8 subtle signs your body's telling you your diet is all wrong

Our bodies have clever ways of protesting<p>There's one very obvious way you can tell if your diet isn't healthy: putting on weight. But it's certainly …

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Another country has banned boiling live lobsters. Some scientists wonder why.

Poached, grilled, or baked with brie.<p>Served on a roll, or in mac ‘n cheese.<p>Lobsters may be one of the most popular crustaceans in the culinary arts. But when it comes to killing them, there’s a long and unresolved debate about how to do it humanely, and whether that extra consideration is even …


NYC’s Finest Bagels, Mapped

There’s no where better in the world to eat a bagel than in New York City. One of the city’s defining foods, a bagel is a deeply personal item with varying chew, size, flavor, topping, and toasting preferences that date back to a person’s first version. It’s thus impossible to pick one that reigns …

New Acer Swift 7 Laptop Sports LTE Modem, Thinner Design And Worldwide Connectivity

Adding to the wealth of new hardware unveiled at this year’s CES 2018 technology event, Acer has taken the wraps off its new Acer Swift 7 (SF714-51T) …

How to cut the cord and stream like a pro

If you’re ready to cut the cord, we can help. Getting started in the wild and wonderful world of streaming is an exciting—at times …

All Your Memories Are Stored by One Weird, Ancient Molecule

We actually borrowed our ability to form memories from viruses.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Biology, Evolution & History<p>The revolution will not be televised. …


32 Comfort Foods The World Needs To Know About

Feed your body and your soul.

4 Things You're Doing Before Bed That Are Aging You Overnight

Are you guilty of these?<p>You may think getting a good night’s sleep and slathering on SPF to prevent sun damage is enough to keep your skin from aging, but what if you found out that little habits were actually making your skin look older?<p>We talked to Purvisha Patel, M.D., board-certified …

Skin Care

Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …


Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

12 of the best British short stories you've never read

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …


The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …