You probably haven’t heard of Laurence Carroll, the free-thinking, alcoholic Irish hobo born in Dublin in the 1800s, who travelled across the globe to Myanmar, gave up drinking, shaved his head and became the world’s first Western Buddhist monk.
Curious why some people can eat a large meal with no effort, while others eat only morsels? Why some are quick, restless and energetic, and others are slow and graceful? Why stress immobilises some, while others seem to exist carefree and unperturbed?
A study of 6000 babies finds those who breastfed were more intelligent and earned higher wages.