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Being miserable has its upsides | Oliver Burkeman

20/10/2017 Oliver Burkeman 0

Whatever explains Japan’s chart-topping life expectancy, it isn’t being really chipper all the time For critics of positive thinking like me, as well as for plain old curmudgeons (also like me, to be fair), it’s an awkward truth that an optimistic outl…

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No such thing as an ideal heating setting | Letters

16/10/2017 Letters 0

A thin lady is likely to feel colder than a plump one. A recent sample in English homes recorded living-room temperatures from 10C to 25C, explains thermal comfort researcher Sue RoafAs a thermal comfort researcher, men often complain to me that their …