For many of us, just hearing the word “stress” can shorten our breathing and raise our heart rate — but as psychologist Kelly McGonigal seeks to show, stress does not always have to be a negative.

Would you like to learn more about every single element on the periodic table? We’ve got you covered


Author Christopher Ryan argues that a more nuanced view of sex and monogamy would help us all. An illustrated idea.


Meg Jay caused a storm after she gave her TED Talk in 2013. What got people so hot under the collar? Her thesis that one’s 20s are not a throwaway decade, and that planning for life needs to start happening … right now. Here, the talk gets a cool graphic treatment from Superinteressante magazine.


In his 2013 TED Talk, physician Gary Slutkin noted that the spread of gun violence followed the patterns of infectious diseases. Strange, but true. Here, the talk is given a bold visual treatment.


A beautiful graphic from Superinteressante magazine shows precisely which colors strike which musical note for an intrepid “eyeborg”-wearer.