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When it comes to self-improvement, I've always prioritized my brain over my body. Why waste an hour scurrying on a treadmill like a gerbil with a bunch of sweaty strangers when I could spend it curled up with a good book? Not being one to obsess about that real or imagined "last five pounds," I've never had the motivation it takes to become a regular at the gym. But I just learned something that might change my mind (in more ways than one): Exercise, far from being a boring time-suck, could actually make me smarter . Scientists have known for some time that exercise sparks growth of new brain cells in mice, particularly in the hippocampus, the area related to memory and learning.
If you see a student dozing in the library or a co-worker catching 40 winks in her cubicle, don’t roll your eyes.
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Roll It , a cool experimental house, resulted from the collaboration among different institutes within the University of Karlsruhe . This cyclindrical design is a modular protype that provides flexible space within a minimum housing unit. Three different sections are dedicated to different functional needs: there’s a bed and table in section, an exercise cylinder, and a kitchen with a sink.