Beauty, Coffee, and how to impress someone at an art gallery #StuffWeLearn
Beauty sleep is real, yo. Studies have shown that people who are sleep deprived appear less attractive to others, and often unhealthy.
One of Wired magazine's writers tried to disappear without totally compromising his standard of living. In other words, he didn't want to have to go live in the mountains just to be unfindable on the internet. Wired offered a $5000 reward to anyone who could find him. In the end, a reader, knowing about the writer's gluten intolerance, found him at the only gluten free pizza place in town.
"Youths" on the London Underground are notoriously troublesome and rude to staff. In an attempt to mitigate this calamity, classical music was played at certain stations - and succeeded at reducing the riotous behaviour by 33%.
If you really want to impress someone the next time you go to an art gallery, point at the nearest Picasso and announce that it was, in fact, painted by Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso, because that's his name.
Coffee has cemented its place in the tight clutches of people who would far rather still be in bed than on their way to work, but the alleged origins of the magical black stuff was to keep monks in Yemen awake for worship at night. Little did they know, they wouldn't look very pretty in the morning.