Weather Fatigue: When You Have No Fucks Left to Give

This morning, I woke up to pigeon foot-sized flakes of snow blowing sideways into my window, the walls of my building quaking slightly from wind gusts, ice pellets pecking away at my window pane. Who cares? I thought, rolling over. Forecast for today: 12 to 14 inches of me not giving a fuck. » 2/13/14 11:40am 2/13/14 11:40am

Is Constantly Reading Bad News Ruining Your Life?

Here's a new thing to get frothy over: a new study shows that women who read depressing news stories get much more worked up about it, and they stay stressed out about it for much longer than their male counterparts. In fact, reading stuff that stresses you out might spill into and negatively impact other areas in… » 10/12/12 4:40pm 10/12/12 4:40pm

How To Disguise The Fact That You Are Exhausted

Whether you were up late watching internet videos of corgis on treadmills or you spent the last hour crying hysterically over your student loan balance, there are times when you're going to have to be somewhere after a series of decisions or circumstances have led to your face looking like it's having an allergic… » 12/12/11 4:30pm 12/12/11 4:30pm

How To Stay Awake

Maybe you're on a conference call with your boss after staying up until 4 am playing LA Noire. Maybe it's pitch black and you're driving a car full of sleeping friends down a hypnotic Nebraska highway on leg four of a multi-day road trip to Coachella. Maybe it's finals week and you have two papers due at 8 am… » 10/10/11 4:15pm 10/10/11 4:15pm

Your Exhaustion Is Audible

You know when your mom calls and tells you to get more sleep because you sound exhausted? And you're all, "Moooom!" Well actually she probably knows her shit: researchers say our voices change in perceptible ways as we get tired. According to ABC: » 3/03/11 7:00pm 3/03/11 7:00pm