No, you’re not the only one in zombie mode. A sleep deprivation "epidemic" is getting measurably worse, and it's awful for your mental health. So lie down, set a soothing alarm, take a morning walk and listen in.
Spectrum: Sex, cats and race
Germans are having less sex. Wherefore? The memories of a dead cat can’t be transferred to a new, cloned cat, can they? And why, according to German zoologists, should the word ‘race‘ be banned?
Spectrum: I wish I could remember your phone number
Feeling forgetful? Then join us for a memory master class from a German world champion. Also, how to keep your phone's most intimate… stuff locked away from those who want it, and sci-fi's contribution to that shiny thing in your pocket.
Spectrum: Do I scare you?
"Careful, he's Chinese." It was a throwaway comment whispered in a German pedestrian zone. But it joins a global chorus, and it raises an ugly thought: Has the coronavirus made us more racist? And if so, what's the vaccine?
Spectrum: Sliding into unhappiness
Feeling cynical? Then come slip into the ‘u-shaped’ trough that represents human happiness over an average lifetime. The good news? You can clamber right back out — with the right tools.