Are you an egg person or an onion person?

Introverts are egg people. They’re not hiding anything (per say), they are mostly reserved. And once they start to get comfortable, they are as open and talkative as anybody else. “Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured,” writes Susan Cain in her book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World […]

‘Never ask the doctor what you should do. Ask him what he would do if he were in your place’

“The psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer has a simple heuristic. Never ask the doctor what you should do. Ask him what he would do if he were in your place. You would be surprised at the difference.” Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder gif via Calum Heath You may also like:

Paint is colored glue

Paint is effectively a colored glue. Thus, a paint’s job is to turn from a liquid into a solid and then stay in place permanently. Different paints achieve this in different ways. Watercolor paint does it by drying, releasing water into the air through evaporation and leaving only the pigments on the page. Mark Miodownik, […]