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Day: December 25, 2020

One Good Thing: The gentle, lovely beauty of the YouTube Christmas coffee shop

Calmed by Nature It’s the holiday pick-me-up you might need right now. One Good Thing is Vox’s recommendations feature. In each edition, find one more thing from the world of culture that we highly recommend. This Christmas has felt different….

In 2020, this organization has fed people through hurricanes, wildfires, an explosion and the pandemic. Here’s how

Multiple hurricanes. Multiple wildfires. A deadly explosion. And a pandemic that won’t quit.  2020 has been filled with crisis after crisis, with one relentless constant in their wake – hunger. And on the scene of as many crises as they…

How to move on after failure — and rebuild your confidence

Years of planning and years of hard work aren’t enough to protect you from failure. That’s the difficult lesson learned by astronomer Erika Hamden, an astrophysics professor at the University of Arizona and a TED Fellow. She and a team…

8 inspiring resolutions to help you be a better human — and create a better world

We humans love a good reset — the chance to start fresh and ride the wave of motivation that comes with shedding the old and focusing on the new. And after the wild ride that was 2020, it feels like…

The science behind hangovers — and what to do when you get one 

Most of us love to joke about hangovers. For example: What’s the best thing for a hangover? Drinking heavily the night before. But what is happening in our bodies is more serious than that — it’s alcohol withdrawal. Yes, the…