The debate over the health benefits – or not – of coffee has gone on for years. Should we drink it? Or does it just give us the jitters? These researchers have lots to say about the benefits of drinking coffee.
In their natural habitat, barnacles are a menace to humans. They stick to everything and require some effort to be removed. But instead of focusing on the frustration these sticky creatures create, an MIT researcher, Hyunwoo Yuk, decided to replicate the barnacles’ glue and put it to use for good. Read how his team is using their newly developed sticky substance to stop bleeding within seconds, and help save lives.
Ahhhh, the good life! It’s not about the car you drive, the big house, or the size of your paycheque. Surprisingly, it is argued that doing good or serving a purpose isn’t the answer either. A new paper by the American Psychological Association’s Psychological Review, examines what we need to live a good life. Turns out variety really is the spice of life.
Idioms are part of our vernacular. They’ve existed for decades – or longer. We use them all the time, seldom questioning their origin. Today we arouse your inner etymologist and share the evolution of a very common phrase, Spill the beans.
There are many ways that we can show gratitude, but there’s something truly amazing about animals showing gratitude to humans. Awwwww.
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