Where Have All The Geniuses Gone?

You’ve been taught that there’s a right answer and that there’s a way to get there. Transitive Property. Pythagorean Theorem. Grammer. There’s a right way and there’s a wrong way. We’re only going to ask you questions to which we adults already know the answers. But when was the last time school taught kids to […]

Read This If You Feel Guilty Taking Breaks

You know the feeling. You should have been working. You might have a deadline, you might not, but you’re somehow still just plain guilty. And I’m sure you’ve heard the pitch that “taking a break is good for productivity!” Just look at the Pomodoro technique, which advisesĀ 25-minute bursts of activity before taking 3-5 minute breaks. […]

Should You Trust Science?

The scientists said we needed to eat more eggs. Then they said that eggs were bad for us–something about cholesterol. Now they say we should just eat egg whites so we can get the good cholesterol. Who knows what they’ll be wrong about next. Damn scientists. The trick about science is that it’s almost always […]