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How To Finally Floss

December 19th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

I finally started flossing this year. I hope my dentist doesn’t frequent the site, because I’m about to admit something …


13 Virtues of Benjamin Franklin

December 12th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

The pursuit of moral perfection. Benjamin Franklin is the unofficial godfather of the American self-help movement. In his autobiography, he …


On Being the Right Size

November 19th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

What do a hippopotamus, an aeroplane, and Greek democracy have in common?  Somehow the noted geneticist J.B.S. Haldane packed them …


The Feynman Love Letter

November 14th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

The best and most tragic love letter ever. The late, great physicist Richard Feynman passed away in 1988. After his …


The Timeless Sleep Cave

August 7th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

In 1962, Michel Siffre conducted an epic experiment on sleep and the human perception of time. He cloistered himself in …


Why We Sleep How We Sleep

August 5th, 2013 | by Dan Walsh

Sleep is such a natural part of our life that it’s easily taken for granted. The status quo in the western …



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