Stay. Short story by Claire-Louise Bennett.

The lived experience of depression: a bottom-up review co-written by experts by experience and academics.

What are dreams for?

The era-defining aesthetic of “In the Mood for Love”.

Number theorist Andrew Granville on what mathematics really is — and why objectivity is never quite within reach.

New research finds that the memories useful for future generalizations are held in the brain separately from those recording unusual events.

A funding adviser’s guide to writing a great grant application.

A digital clock that plays songs with the current time in the song title. Reminds me of Christian Marclay's The Clock.

Review of Christopher Clarke’s history of the revolutions that swept across Europe in 1848.

25 years of small-world network theory.

Review of James Woodward: Causation with a human face: normative theory and descriptive psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Interview: Catching Up with Stefan Sagmeister.

Do you really need to walk 10,000 steps a day? And 17 other fitness ‘rules’, tackled by the experts.

Researchers have developed a model trained similarly to ChatGPT that can be adapted to evaluate multiple health conditions.

America is using up its groundwater like there’s no tomorrow.

Canada in the year 2060. “What follows is a portrait of Canada in a world warmed by two degrees. This is not what our country will look like if the world fails to reduce emissions—this is our future even if we do. Everything in these pages comes from peer-reviewed scientific studies and conversations with dozens of experts in climate science, political science, history, health and economics.”

Earth’s hottest month: these charts show what happened in July and what comes next. The planet has warmed 1.2 degrees on average, but that’s enough to produce big extremes.