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  • Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

    When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?


  • Science Finally Says We Should Never Work 40 Hours A Week

    Researchers have found that working long hours could be putting your mental and physical health at serious risk.


  • How The Measles Vaccine Protects You From Other Deadly Diseases

    When the measles vaccine was first introduced, childhood deaths from all infectious diseases dropped suddenly. And now, we might know why.


  • The Actual Impact Of The Placebo Effect On Science

    We know the placebo effect works, but researchers are starting to figure out exactly why and how doctors could use it to treat patients.


  • How Different Are You From Ancient Humans?

    Modern humans are incredible creatures, but how did we evolve into these beautiful specimens? What were early human ancestors like?

    Life Noggin

  • This Is What Nature Does To Your Body

    Scientists have found that just being around nature can benefit our health in major ways. What exactly does nature do to our bodies?


  • What Do Cynical People Really Want?

    What lies behind the pessimism and witty bitterness of the cynic? As always: a lot of pain...

    The School of Life

  • Why Socrates Hated Democracy

    We're used to thinking hugely well of democracy. But, one of the wisest people who ever lived, Socrates, had deep suspicions of it.

    The School of Life

  • Philosophical Meditation

    We've pioneered a new form of Meditation we call Philosophical Meditation, designed to help with anxiety, sadness and a lack of direction.

    The School of Life

  • Resilience In Hard Times

    At the very darkest points of individual and national lives, we need - more than ever - to practice the art of resilience.

    The School of Life