Heard about Dopamine fasting? It could be the way to make your brain work hard!

Let’s face it. Nobody enjoys doing boring stuff. There was a reason we despised studying a particular subject in school, sit through a mindless or ‘boring’ session or meeting at work or for that matter follow a healthy activity, such as exercising. Our brain is as smart as we are and when we are forced […]

Spotify’s Daniel Ek: killing the golden goose, one download at a time

“For me, personally, a healthy home life was more important than career,” she told Jemele Hill, on the podcast Jemele Hill Is Unbothered, explaining that she “made a decision to make money and not chase creative acting roles”. Far from sounding ungrateful at the Grey’s Anatomy mothership, her reasoning was sound and her frankness important, […]

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

QWERPline If you’re looking more specifically for a reason to laugh, I recommend QWERPline, a semi-improvised narrative podcast by Canadian comedy troupe LoadingReadyRun that takes the form of a morning radio show from a topsy-turvy small town. Think A Prairie Home Companion meets Firesign Theater, designed to make even its own cast burst out laughing. […]