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Two things to remember when communicating your gripes to an overly critical person: First, you're not going to change them, so don't try. Second, being silent sends the wrong message.
How do colors affect us psychologically? In this week's episode of Big Think's Think Again podcast, host Jason Gots is joined by design entrepreneur Tina Roth Eisenberg (AKA @swissmiss).
by Big Think Editors
FDA Deputy Commissioner Michael Taylor called the growing trend of adding caffeine to snacks and energy drinks "very disturbing to us."
What do you think?
Should the FDA regulate caffeinated food?