Something Is Causing Our Eyeballs to Elongate

Human eyesight is degrading right before our eyes, and the problem is growing by Robert Roy Britt Human eyeballs are growing longer, from front to back, at an alarming rate, resulting in a spike in the prevalence of myopia, or nearsightedness. Among Americans, rates of myopia have increased from 25% of people in 1971 to […]

Pretty Vaporfly for a Banned Guy

Nike’s Vaporfly Sneakers Will Adorn Feet at the Olympics by Kinsey Grant Following the trajectory of every great athlete—years of training, daily Wheaties, and approval from the world governing body for track and field—Nike’s Vaporfly sneakers will appear at the Tokyo Olympics this summer after all. The backstory: The $250 high-tech shoes were criticized starting […]

A 9-Year-Old Climbed El Capitan

Pearl Johnson is now the youngest person to ascend the 3,000-foot rock face Over four days and three nights in mid-September, Pearl Johnson, age 9, climbed the Triple Direct route on El Capitan, earning her the title as the youngest person to ascend the 3,000-foot formation. Pearl climbed with her mother, Janet, and a family […]

Washing Your Nasty Pillows

by YVONNE GLASGOW Most of us wash our bed linens pretty regularly, but it’s easy to neglect washing your pillows. Here’s why you should do it and how. If it’s been a while (or never) since you washed your pillow, it’s harboring some gross stuff, like sweat, oils, drool, dirt, mold, bacteria, and dust mite […]

Why don’t I have any self-discipline?

Kilian Markert, Speaker and Coach for Inner Transformation Because you’re relying on willpower. What I’ve come to realize after working with hundreds of people that were lacking self-discipline is that they did not have any reliable structure in their days that made it easy to take action, but rather were relying on willpower. Willpower is […]