Man kicked out of all-you-can-eat buffet after eating more than 50 lbs of food, sues for $2-million
The Parmesan cheese you sprinkle on your penne could be wood. Some brands promising 100 percent purity contained no Parmesan at all.
People took the fewest calories when presented with smaller versus regular-sized pizza slices placed on a larger table
False confessions are surprisingly easy to extract from people simply by keeping them awake, according to a new study
Procrastination as a Fast Life History Strategy
You can train your body into thinking it’s had medicine
Parkinson’s patients trained to respond to placebos
Half the world to be short-sighted by 2050
Period pain can be “as bad as a heart attack.” So why aren’t we researching how to treat it?
“Your first experience of something is going to be well remembered, more than later experiences”Why we never really get over that first love
A quarter of men over 85 had sex in the last year
Postmodernism’s Self-Nullifying Reading of Nietzsche
How Voltaire made a fortune rigging the lottery
Son of a carpenter, he claimed income of $100 million per year and assets of $1 billion, owned a palatial Tokyo home and retained a private chef who cooked him marinated monkey meat.
-0.5% Interest rate: Why people are paying to save. Negative interest rates, once a theoretical curiosity, are now the stated policy of some powerful central banks. [NY Times]
People typically overestimate how much others are prepared to pay for consumer goods and services. [PDF]
What if we could record and rewind our thoughts?
A cocktail party in a dish: How neurons filter the chatter
Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs
Americans spend an average of five and a half hours a day with digital media, more than half of that time on mobile devices
A court of appeals in Paris has ruled against an appeal filed by Facebook, after a 2015 ruling regarding suspension of an account for posting Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World.
You Can Now Download and 3D Print Your Dream Closet
3D-printed ear, bone and muscle structures come to life after implantation in mice
Cotton candy machines may hold key for making artificial organs
Computer programs used by John Cage
Automated office chairs
Things researchers do with ping-pong balls
Leo’s Red Carpet Rampage