Exercise-induced hypoalgesia is the phenomenon where we experience less pain after exercising. For the most part, while research suggests that it may be real after all, it’s still elusive; no one knows how to induce it, or why it even happens in the first place. However, if you do want to harness this power, aerobic exercises (e.g. running, walking, and cycling) seem to contribute the most to increasing your pain tolerance.
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An artificial intelligence model built by Ishanu Chattopadhyay and his colleagues analysed crime data in Chicago from 2014 to 2016 and managed to predict future levels of crime down to the nearest 300 metres, a week before they actually happened. While extremely useful, this artificial intelligence has been shown to expose racial prejudice in law enforcement. Hopefully, as the study’s data and methodology have been made available for others to evaluate, these prejudices can be avoided in the next iteration. Read full article here