Amanda Latchaw

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The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Earth stole water and more from the young Moon

Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon.<p>New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its moon, our planet may have snatched up easily vaporized material known as volatiles, including water and other molecules. As the newly formed moon …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

General relativity at 100 : Nature News & Comment

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Relativity's Long String of Successful Predictions

When he unveiled his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein wasn’t exactly met with applause. Almost no one else could do the math necessary …

The Sacral Chakra: The Key to Creativity and Sexuality

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Understanding the Significance of 'OM'

“OM! This Imperishable Word is the whole of this visible universe. Its explanation is as follows: What has becOMe, what is becOMing, what will becOMe …

Universe A Matrix Computer Game Designed By Aliens, Say NASA

by Sean Adl-Tabatabai<b>British philosopher Nick Bostrom says he believes that the reality we perceive around us may be the product of a highly-advanced</b> …

Sculpt a Head-Turning Butt with This 15-Minute Workout

Firm every inch of your booty—fast.<p>Search #belfie on Instagram and you'll notice an obvious trend: Butts are big right now. Literally. We're talking round, tight, and shapely.<p>To get one, you'll need this workout, created by strength and conditioning specialist Jim Smith, owner of Diesel Strength in …

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What If ‘God’ Is a Metaphor for Energy?

This article contains opinions which may be viewed as controversial. My intention is not to offend anybody, only to explain my beliefs in theology …

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

Does the language you speak change your view of the world?

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

New Research Suggests That Our Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?<p>As far as mind-melting ideas go, the 'hologram principle' is right up there. It predicts that, …

Why People See That Dress Differently: Your Brain Creates Its Own Color Palette

The most striking thing about the Dress That Ate The Internet is that no one has come up with a definitive explanation for why some people see the colors one way (white and gold) and others another (blue and black). The dress is actually blue and black, but most people don’t see the photo that way. …

World War II Should Not Be Forgotten, Japan's Prince Naruhito Says

Japan’s Crown Prince has spoken about the need to “correctly” remember World War II in an extremely rare public statement that comes amid a chorus of calls to play down the country’s war crimes.<p>“It is important to look back on the past humbly and correctly,” Crown Prince Naruhito said during a …

How Can We Explain The Mystery Of Consciousness?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About David Chalmers' TED Talk</b><p>Philosopher David Chalmers asks why humans have a sense of self, a constantly running movie full of sensation and internal chatter. He offers two ideas about the nature of consciousness.<p><b>About David Chalmers</b><p>David …

Getting out of my mind: drugs, yoga, meditation & me.

Pull up a comfy chair my friend, I’m going to tell you a story.<p><b>Once upon a time there was a strait-laced middle class girl completely opposed to</b> …

The Ultimate Guide To Meditation

Meditation. What is it? We’ve all heard of it. Maybe you’ve tried it a few times, or if you’re truly dedicated to it, you do it every day. Meditation …