Do we drink the same wine that the Romans drank? Not quite

• Jancis Robinson, meanwhile, tells a story that was destined to spark a Twitter war. The novelist and wine writer Jay McInerney, Robinson tells us, brought a 1982 Haut-Brion and a 1982 La Mission Haut-Brion — considered by many to be among the greatest wines of all time — to dinner (with chef Eric Ripert, […]

5 simple ways to boost your emotional intelligence every day

Take a brief time out when needed We all feel powerful emotions at some point. Experiencing the exhilaration of your rec soccer team scoring an important goal by shouting and throwing up your arms is a healthy way to express a positive emotion. However, when we experience extreme anger and rage, expressing it immediately can […]

People are oblivious to distractions when focusing on a specific task because the human brain has a ‘limit’ on how much information it can process at once

The unexpected gorilla stopped in the middle of the scene, faced the camera, thumped its chest and then walked off screen. When study subjects were asked to count the number of passes by players wearing white and ignore those of players in black, half of them did not notice the gorilla.