6am, the idea of not sleeping seems reallllly tempting
"Sleep duration is affected by the gene DEC2. Some people have a mutation of this gene; they sleep two hours less than normal.”
I’m pretty sure if I listened to less electronic music I’d want to be hedonistic less and could work more, which seems like the rational thing to do, but I don’t want to :P
One vision of the far future is a “wirehead society”. Our posthuman descendants achieve technological omnipotence, making every activity so easy as to be boring and meaningless. The pursuit of mate…
It would be cool if when you opened new tabs you could see how they relate to the previous ones in a family tree like structure
"The Clitellata are a class of annelid worms, characterized by having a clitellum - the ‘collar’ that forms a reproductive cocoon during part of their life cycles. The clitellates comprise around 8,000 species."
If the idea of effective altruism spreads, it could pay big dividends for nonprofits that work in the developing world but could hurt charities that can’t show that they save or improve lives.