Archives for November 12, 2013

Alcohol Without the Hangover? It’s Closer Than You Think

Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote that would allow you to drive home safely. It sounds like science fiction but these ambitions are well within the grasp of modern neuroscience. Alcohol is both one of […]

The Map of 12 North American Nations

You might think you live in a nation of 50 unified states, but according to author and journalist Colin Woodard, the U.S. is a lot less united than we like to think. According to Woodard, the country is divided not by state lines but is in fact separated into 11 neatly delineated nation states where […]

10 Signs You’re Gluten Intolerant

More than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It’s estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. It is also estimated that as much as 15% of the US population is gluten intolerant. Could you be one […]