Whether it’s quitting smoking, reducing alcohol intake or making healthier dietary choices, many of us have habits we’d like to change. But it’s really hard to know which treatment path to take.
To advise their patients on the best of course of action, doctors sometimes compare treatments using something called the “number needed to treat” (NNT).
The 2010 "Love Parade" festival in Germany. On July 24, 2010, more than a million dancing partygoers converged on an industrial zone in Duisburg, in Eastern Germany. They were attending the Love Parade, one of the most popular music festivals in the world. Decked out in sunglasses and fluorescent wigs, the happy revellers funnelled into a 200-meter-long tunnel, heading toward a former freight station where part of the festival was taking place.
In the mid-afternoon, heavy congestion formed at the end of the tunnel – the underground passage was too small to allo…
El 24 de julio de 2010, más de 1 millón de personas se adentraron bailando en un oscuro túnel de 200 metros de longitud. La multitud de festivaleros, ataviados con gafas de sol y pelucas fluorescentes, se dirige a una antigua estación ferroviaria situada en la zona industrial de Duisburgo, en el este de Alemania, para participar en la Love Parade, uno de los festivales de música electrónica más concurridos del mundo.
A media tarde, se forma una importante aglomeración a la salida del túnel, pero el subterráneo es demasiado estrecho para …
Inspired by an episode of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix, I cleaned my dresser drawers this weekend. It was a generally satisfying way to shirk work duties (the reason I watched Netflix in the first place). Yet, despite my neater bureau, I find the popularity of Kondo’s ‘tidying’ unbearab...By Amy OlberdingRead at Aeon