Americans spend roughly 37 billion hours each year waiting in line. The dominant...– Alex Stone on the psychology of why waiting in line Is torture. For an antidote, consider the art of delay.
There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been...– On this day in 1858, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution in the Origin of Species. Celebrate with a wink by revisiting his amusing list of the pros and cons of marriage.
Remarkable animated map brings New York City’s famous grid into the 21st century. (↬ Quipsologies)
Although the presumed intent of the risky act is to survive, Russian roulette is...– Russian roulette and risk-taking be… [Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2008] - PubMed - NCBI
” Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred. “ Walter Benjamin - Excavation and Memory, 1932