Big Cities Going Down Hard

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The pandemic already fatally disrupted retail, education, office work, healthcare, tourism, hotels, airports, and service business of all colors and stripes. Though the stock market is recording record highs, in the real world, things are heading down to record lows.

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Medical myths: Bizarre, but true…

Fat people are jollier

Ever since Falstaff, fatness has been associated with jollity. According to psychologists at Lakehead University in Canada, the “jolly fat” hypothesis might actually be true, at least among women. Not only have they found a link, they suggest a mechanism, too: estrogen.

They put forward the idea that body fat protects women again negative moods. In other words, the fatter a woman is, the less depressed she gets.

In the two-part research, the team looked at Body Mass Index (BMI), a measure that takes into account Continue reading