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Science reveals why shoelaces come undone

Science reveals why shoelaces come undone

PARIS — A mystery as old as laced shoes was unravelled on Wednesday (April 12) by experiments that reveal how shoestrings come undone when we are on the move.

Get happy: Four well-being workouts

Get happy: Four well-being workouts

NEW YORK — Relieving stress and anxiety might help you feel better — for a bit. Dr Martin E.P. Seligman, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a...

Sleep is the new status symbol

Sleep is the new status symbol

NEW YORK — At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, the digital futurist playground, Mr David Rose is investigating swaddling, bedtime stories and hammocks, as...

Marmite may be brain food: Study

Marmite may be brain food: Study

PARIS — In a world bitterly divided into pro- and anti-Marmite factions, lovers of the tangy British spread have found support from an unexpected quarter: Brain science.