"Yes, barkeep. I think I'll have another."
The right ventral striatum is linked to motivated behavior and reward.
"On second thought, barkeep, make that two."
Body of Knowledge
Over the course of an hour, the average human sheds 600,000 particles of skin. In a year, that adds up to about 1.5 pounds -- roughly the weight of an iPad.
Life in Big Macs
One hour of cleaning rain gutters burns 340 calories (based on a 150-pound person) or the equivalent of 0.5 Big Macs.
Never Say Diet
The Major League Eating record for pumpkin pie is 15.75 pounds in 8 minutes, held by Geoffrey Esper, who appropriately squashed the competition.
Stories for the Waiting Room