Can A Fabric Make You Thinner? – OZY, April 26, 2019
Welcome to the new world of wellness textiles, or cosmotextiles: clothes, sheets and fabrics that are designed to cool you, heat you, moisturize you, clean you, reduce your pain, make you thinner or de-stress you.
Women Did Everything Right. Then Work Got ‘Greedy’ – The New York Times, April 26, 2019
How America’s obsession with long hours has widened the gender gap.
Smells Delicious: Our Tongues Can Detect Odors, Study Suggests – The Guardian, April 26, 2019
Researchers say adding sweet smells to food could cut sugar intake and help tackle obesity.
The World’s Happiest People (the Danes) Have a Beautifully Simple Way to Tackle Loneliness – Quartz, April 16, 2019
Loneliness is engulfing the world, but Danes have a solution: a 20-year effort to help those in search of human connection by offering them a place to go and simple things to do with others.
A Striking Stat:
Americans, Greeks and Filipinos are among the most stressed people in the world. And the US has taken a recent emotional health dive: 45 percent feel “worried a lot” (versus a global average of 35 percent), and 22 percent feel “angry a lot.”
Source: Gallup’s interesting, new 2019 Global Emotions Report, measuring people’s positive and negative daily experiences, based on 151,000 interviews across 143 countries.