How to Hack Your Brain / Part I: Sleep →
UI designer Dustin Curtis explains it all with superb visual aids.
A philosopher/astronomer of an Aztecan robot… ha, lovely! When a hungry astronomer falls asleep while working on a problem, he discovers a solution not in outer space, but in the surreal food-chain of his subconscious mind. An animated film by Malcolm Sutherland.
Your Money's Worth →
As an exercise, Dr. Miller asked readers of the blog to list the 10 most expensive things they had ever bought, and then list the 10 purchases that had brought them the most happiness. More than 200 responded. As we expected, many people rued spending lots of money for stuff that hadn’t brought them joy. Boats seemed to have particularly low utility in delivering happiness per dollar; many cars...