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These Dyslexia Fonts Stop Words From "Floating" Away

Dyslexia makes letters float, rotate, and flip on a page. It turns M's into W's, q's into p's, and so on. Changing the font-face might be able to help keep the letters in place on the page.

Is Walking or Standing on the Escalator Faster?

Do you walk up the escalator, or stand and let yourself be delivered to the top? One of these methods is more efficient than the other. 

The grim Danish philosophy that actually makes people happy

Denmark's 10 Jante Laws are grim, and yet they bring so much happiness. 

How the Ancient 'Method of Loci' Can Improve Your Long-Term Memory

A study finds that just 30 minutes of memory training per day, for 40 days, can reorganize your brain connectivity.

When Paris Doesn't Meet Expectations, Some Seek Hospitalization for Syndrome

Paris, France is just too real for some tourists to handle. This results in Japanese tourists getting sick, and seeking therapy because of unmet expectations. 

David Attenborough Narrates an Animated Adventure Series For Kids

Don't work with children or animals? Sir David Attenborough laughs in the face of danger.

Are Yellow or Blue Taxis Safer? Scientists Crunch the Data

If you want to get from A to B more safely, be a little more choosy at the cab rank. 

Canine Pups Befriend Cheetah Cubs to Save the Species

One day, we might be able to say that the dog saved the cheetah from extinction.

 

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