“War and Peace.” A tome. A slog. The sort of book you shouldn’t read in bed because if you fall asleep it could give you a concussion. Right? Only partly. “War and Peace” is a long book, sure, but it’s also a thrilling examination of history populated with some of the deepest, most realistic characters you’ll find anywhere. Brendan Pelsue shares everything you need to know to read this classic book.
For the microscopic lab worm C. elegans, life equates to just a few short weeks on Earth. The bowhead whale, on the other hand, can live over two hundred years. Why are these lifespans so different? And what does it really mean to ‘age’ anyway? Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains why the pace of aging varies greatly across animals.
Love is a beautiful thing, but what causes it? Well, it might all just be in your head.
We all know that acne is caused by things we face in our everyday lives. Sweat, dirty pillowcases, and rogue hair product are just a few of the culprits of random breakouts. And wrinkles, of course, are an inevitable side effect of aging. But it’s not only what touches our skin on the outside that can cause it to flare up. In fact, the food you put inside your body is just as important. If you have an expert skincare regimen but your skin still isn’t top-notch, you could be consuming all the wrong things. Here are a few of the surprising foods that can wreak havoc on your complexion…
Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes.
Everyone suffers a little in the winter, be it human or animal, but how does cold climate actually change your body?