July 2015 Archive

How Early-Life Stress Could Increase Risk Of Anxiety And Depression Later In Life

The trillions of organisms living in your digestive track can literally change the way your brain works.  Scientists continue to find more and more evidence of ...

7 Ways I Set Myself Up for Failure As an Athlete

When I was around 19 years old a coach made me write down some of the things I believe and do that prepare me for ...

10-Year Voyage Awaits Book Fair Ship Logos Hope

The world’s largest offshore Book Fair, Logos Hope is currently moored at Harbour City in Hong Kong, she arrived on July 25 and will sail ...

Does ‘Birth Lottery’ Trump the American Dream?

When a child wins the “birth lottery” by being born into a higher-income family, the economic payoff is very large, say researchers. “This result is ...

'Listen To Me Marlon' Explores Brando's Life In His Own Words

The documentary, Listen to Me Marlon, tells the story of legendary actor Marlon Brando through hours of personal audio recordings. NPR’s Melissa Block talks to ...

'The End of the Tour' Offers A Hint Of David Foster Wallace's Inner Struggle

A new film revisits a five-day interview that took place between writer David Foster Wallace and a reporter for Rolling Stone in 1996. Critic David ...

Speed

How long does it take to recover from a tragedy? A tender reflection on how trauma transforms the ebb and flow of time The post ...

Life without boredom would be a nightmare

Twice a day, for a total of 19 months during the 1920s, the American vaudeville performer Edward H Gibson would get up on stage and ...

1,000 Musicians Perform the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly” in Unison in Italy

Despite breaking his leg during a gig earlier this summer, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters have blitzed their way through Europe and America, playing sometimes 5-6 ...

Emily Dickinson’s Handwritten Coconut Cake Recipe Hints at How Baking Figured Into Her Creative Process

The Emily Dickinson Museum will tell you that “The kitchen appears to be one of the rooms where [Emily] Dickinson felt most comfortable, perhaps most at ...

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