Inside the extraordinary rise of Aldi


Finding my third place


Do psychopaths really make better leaders?

Your name reveals more than you think

 The powerful way normalisation shapes our world

Can a job title change your behaviour?

Is porn harmful?

Is social media bad for you?

The Guardian

Sugar industry withheld research effects of sucrose 50 years ago, study claims

Does cycling really damage male sexual organs?

Universal Credit: The charity that could lose a third of its income

We fear death, but what if dying isn't as bad as we think?

Google Maps must improve if it wants cyclists to use it

Waiting with bated breath to learn how idioms took flight

Shhh. We introverts are winning quiet victories


New Statesman

Is there anything wrong with virtual reality porn?

Feeling stressed? The answer may be an adult trampoline

Nap pods: Unproductive gimmick or lifeline for sleep-deprived workers?

Why is Britain falling out of love with  Valentine's Day?

What it's like being the lone left-winger in a right-wing family



I write viral news stories for a living. What it's like will shock you.


Electric Literature

How reading about London helped me overcome agoraphobia


Full Stop

Autumnal Travels


NY Mag

Hypochondriacs are more likely to get sick

People don't mind lying if they think it's for a good cause

The weirdness of juggling many different roles at work

Voice blindness is like face blindness for your ears

The Week

No one has a problem with the Missing Richard Simmons podcast, and that's a problem

Will the high-tech cities of the future be utterly lonely?


City Metric

Sure, smart cities are compact. But are they really that smart?

It's time to stop judging the north of England by the states of its high streets

How can city government ensure better public health?


A brief history of NSFW



Why we desperately need more friend finding apps for men



What does Donald Trump's golfing reveal about his personality? 



A guide to London street art


The Independent

Series 2 of Car Share ups the romance and the laughs

Is the snowflake generation about to kill off comedy?

Cloud seeding: Should we be playing god and controlling the weather?

Extra Crispy

The Two Best Bagel Shops in London Are on the Same Street

The Maple Syrup Shortage is Probably Worse Than We Thought


What no one tells you about life after mental illness

Why being an introvert might be better for your mental health



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