Everyone With a Superpower Has a Part-Time Job

I’ll never forget what my CrossFit coach said one night when he decided to take the regular class before going home: “I’ve got to earn my supper.” I wanted to think that he looked the way he did because of his genes. Lemme tell you, after a few years of weighing your food, counting your…

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Why We’re Not as Hardwired as We Think: All Think is Groupthink

To survive, reproduce, and flourish, species have to develop ecological adaptations to their environment. Humans have mastered the art of living in every possible climate and landscape on earth—provided we’re in groups. Our natural environment, the one we’ve evolved special adaptations to, is the presence of other humans. Since humans and chimpanzees split from a…

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40 Years of Stanford Research Found That Being Able to Delay Gratification… Depends on Your Past Experiences

Have you ever felt cold in an office? Or noticed how many women complain about the office being chilly? That’s because the standard room temperature was devised using a 40-year-old man weighing 154 pounds to calculate the default metabolic rate. In fact, because of biological differences (some in a study here), on average, women prefer the…

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What You Don’t Know About Being Rich

I’m a straight, single, cisgender woman who has been dating in New York for 5 years. Send help. But because I believe in turning my experiences into something useful for others, here’s an insight for single men looking to meet someone special, even if you define “special” as “for the next 3 hours.” Guys I’ve…

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