Having a Rough Day? Here’s 7 Ways Science Says You Can Be Happier

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It’s sometimes a struggle to get happier, especially when we’re overwhelmed and stressed out … in the dead of winter. Now and again it can be tough to thumb through that silver lining playbook. Here’s some help.

The Last Ape Standing Speaks! Human Evolution Never Had So Much to Say

Pick up the audio version of Last Ape Standing, the book the New York Times Book Review called “a lively journey…that takes an antic delight in the triumphal adaptations and terrifying near misses of human evolution,” the The New Yorker called “engaging … and fascinating,” and Kirkus Reviews said was “engrossing.”

Neanderthals: Why Us and Not Them?

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Chip Walter, author of “Last Ape Standing,” describes what we know about the Neanderthal’s day-to-day life and why Homo sapiens were better adapted to survive and thrive in this Wall Street Journal article.