There’s something about the blind Mexican cavefish that will make you quite jealous: To survive and thrive, they require just two hours of sleep each night; no more, no less. Imagine everything you could do with those extra six hours.
Can something as simple as changing the shape of glasses keep drinkers from going off the rails? New research from England suggests that people drink more slowly when alcohol is served in straight-sided glasses than when it’s served in glasses with curved sides.
We’ve all been there: You’re standing in front of the fridge in your underwear at midnight, scanning its contents for a second (or maybe even a third) late-night snack. You’re not hungry, but that leftover cheesecake is calling your name.
Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?