Quote of the day
Test first, test right. And if you don’t have celiac disease, don’t assume mainstream medicine has failed you. Instead, consider the possibility that you fear of gluten is just the latest in a long line of groundless dietary paranoias, based on nothing more than a myth and superstition, spoiling your favorite foods and putting you at risk for eating disorders.
~ALAN LEVINOVITZ, author of The Gluten Lie: And Other Myths About What You Eat
…replace it with a habit.
The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone’s emotions.
A few years ago Adderall was touted as a “smart pill.” But after research showed little or no improvement in cognition under its influence, Adderall is now gaining a reputation as a “productivity pill.”
Gluten, which gives bread, pizza dough and other starchy foods their chewiness, is one of the most beloved proteins in the world. But it’s also quickly becoming one of the most feared — at least here in the United States. An estimated 20 million Americans believe that eating it causes them distress. And 100 million people, meanwhile, say that they are actively working to eliminate gluten from their diet.
The immediate devastation in Sichuan was also followed by a dramatic spike in the divorce rate, a phenomenon that captured international attention — and sparked widespread speculation — at the time. Did the deadly earthquake actually cause the jump in marital breakups?
Authors and artists have long imagined otherworldly libraries – magical libraries, mythical libraries, libraries of a distant past, future or planet.
A clinical psychologist argues that Nietzsche is better than any pop self-health book.
When my editor Joe told me to write this story, I knew with algorithmic certainty how to respond: “Done. Absolutely. It’s taken care of.”
Not to scare you, but there’s more than one kind of writer’s block.
You hear it all the time: prologues are evil. (And writers everywhere, commence howling.) Now I’ll grant that “evil” is a slight exaggeration.