I got to go on my friend Michael Gervais’s podcast, Finding Mastery, last week. His deal is a bit different than mine – he’s a sports psychologist. And he’s always hunting for the perfect … [Read more...] about Finding Mastery and Focus in Unlikely Places
The International Energy Agency recently released its annual World Energy Outlook, and while it is, of course, bleak, there were dappled rays of hope. Every year, the World Energy Outlook … [Read more...] about Global Energy Authority Looks Skyward for the Future
“Biology doesn’t care about your feelings.” A capital point! A lot of us were taught as children that there are certain differences between men and women that are inextricably linked to our … [Read more...] about Male and Female Hormones: We’re More Similar Than We Think
Trick question – there is no “right” way to rank your relationships. Although it is normal (in that most people find themselves doing it subconsciously or feeling encouraged to do it) to rank … [Read more...] about Is It Normal to Rank Relationships? Did You Rank Yours Right?
We’re less than a month away from one of the most contentious elections in living memory. Because of modern functions like social media and instantaneous news, we’re all now expected to be … [Read more...] about Debunking Commonly Misused Political Terminology
Spoiler alert: it’s actually not the first man-made plastic-eating enzyme. But it is six times faster than the last one. Let’s back up… We know plastic takes hundreds of years to … [Read more...] about An Enzyme that’s Also a Polluting-Plastic-Eater? Tell Me More…
The average feeding window for a Westerner is… Well, it’s more like a door than a window. One famous study tracked our eating habits by having participants log everything they ate all day. … [Read more...] about The Four Pillars of Breaking a Fast
It’s April 2010, a recently installed concrete core, meant to seal the Deepwater Horizon oil rig for later use, exploded. The blast killed 11 people, and the resulting oil spill in the Gulf of … [Read more...] about Environmentalism’s Unlikely New Hero is… Oil?
Leonard Cohen managed to condense what is actually quite a complex and riveting Biblical tale into a few timeless lines: Now, I heard there was a secret chord, That David played, and it pleased … [Read more...] about Hertz, Insomnia, and David’s Secret Chord