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The Secret Life of the Aluminum Can, a Feat of Engineering | Wired | March 2015 The seemingly unremarkable aluminum can is actually a marvel of modern manufacturing. It is, in fact, a glorious thing.

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Why Walking Helps Us Think | The New Yorker | September 2014 Since at least the time of peripatetic Greek philosophers, many other writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between walking, thinking, and writing. 

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Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness | The Atlantic | August 2013 People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.

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How Sleep Loss Adds to Weight Gain | New York Times | August 2013 Losing sleep tends to make people eat more and gain weight, and now a new study suggests that one reason may be the impact that sleep deprivation has on the brain.

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Poor sleep equal to binge drinking, marijuana use in predicting academic problems | American Academy of Sleep Medicine | June 2014 A new study shows that college students who are poor sleepers are much more likely to earn worse grades and withdraw from a course than healthy sleeping peers.