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How Being a Night or Morning Person Affects Your Personality

Did you know being a night owl is associated with intelligence? It’s also associated with some less desirable traits, like impulsivity and depression. But help is here! From Paste.

Are you a lark or a night owl? You may know that your chronotype (your tendency toward lark-ness or night owl-ness) can affect your well-being (larks tend to be healthier) but did you know that certain personality traits are associated with each chronotype?

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Are Your TV Habits Sending You to the ER?

The surprising link between TV viewing and hospital visits, and how to get some exercise while watching your favorite shows. From Paste.

Have you recently broken a leg or ruptured your spleen? Your television viewing habits may be to blame: a 15-year study of close to 4,200 adults found that hostile people who watch more TV are at a higher risk of injury.

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The Many Benefits of Fermented Foods and 6 to Try

Fermented foods, from yogurt and tea to an eyebrow-raising concoction called natto, aren’t just hip and tasty. They offer lots of health benefits, too. From Paste.

Derek Dellinger ate only fermented foods, including rotten shark meat, for a year, and he thinks his health benefited. “I felt like I had more energy,” says Dellinger, who chronicled his experiment in The Fermented Man: A Year on the Front Lines of a Food Revolution. “I never got sick during that year, and saw my blood pressure go down.”

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