Do self-tracking devices actually lead to lifestyle changes?

Does the obsession with collecting data on ourselves spur us to change our behaviour or merely increase anxiety?

Skipping lunch

Why eating at your desk doesn't make you a better worker

The idea that breaking for a meal hinders accomplishment is plainly wrong.


Why do mosquitoes like some people more than others?

Are you a mosquito magnet? If so, your genes may be to blame.

Real life

Telling people I have genital herpes is empowering

Ella Dawson blogs about dating with genital herpes to promote normality in the face of stigma.


What's so wrong with having a little patience?

In our bright and blinking technological age, intellectual immersion is rarely lauded. But it should be.

Period Project

How do homeless women deal with their periods?

The government provides condoms at homeless shelters, so why not tampons?


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Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun shot dead after killing four rabbis, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city. 00:55