The dangers of “healthy” addictions
Though exercise has virtually unlimited health benefits, addiction to exercise can be a danger to mental and physical well-being. But what distinguishes exercise addiction from healthy engagement in physical activity?
Twenty years after the Columbia disaster, what can we learn from the mistake of ignoring problems?
Every January, NASA holds a Day of Remembrance to honor the lives of astronauts lost to tragedy. But perhaps the greatest tribute we can make is to learn from past mistakes.
The Safety Debate Between Manual and Automatic Transmissions
When it comes to safety, the distinct advantages of automatic and manual vehicles depend on who’s in the driver’s seat.
The Epidemic on the Road
Motor vehicle accidents are a common yet often overlooked cause of death – and the numbers are rising.
Do helmets give cyclists a false sense of security?
PedalMe, a London-based e-bike company, recently announced that their employees were not allowed to wear bike helmets for safety reasons. Does their rationale have any merit?
Is lack of curiosity an age-related condition?
What is it about children that makes them ask so many curious and thoughtful questions that adults can’t answer, or never even think to ask?
How to Make Better Decisions: Understanding Bias vs. Noise
Bias is important, but so is noise.
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