Felipe Perazzini

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America's most generous con artist

<b>For decades, Mark Landis donated art to museums and galleries across the US. He was feted as a wealthy collector but the pictures were fakes that he had created himself. He was never prosecuted though - he didn't take payment so hadn't broken any law.</b><p>"It obviously isn't a crime to give a picture to …

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Surgery

A surgeon dishes on the biggest secrets your doctors won’t tell you about the OR—like why obese patients are hardest to operate on.<p>Click-bait …

How extreme isolation warps the mind

When people are isolated from human contact, their mind can do some truly bizarre things, says Michael Bond. Why does this happen?<p>Sarah Shourd’s mind began to slip after about two months into her incarceration. She heard phantom footsteps and flashing lights, and spent most of her day crouched on …

Neuroscientist describes documented cases of humans 'flying' outside of their body | (Grens)wetenschap | Earth Matters

<b>(Collective Evolution | Arjun Walia) Scientific knowledge is expanding every day at an exponential rate. The implications of new developments,</b> …

Consciousness

Watch the videos that TED uses to reset your brain

With over 90 speakers over the course of five days, the TED conference is a cerebral workout. Speaker after speaker, the audience who gathered in Vancouver and Whistler last week was bombarded with exciting scientific breakthrough, emotional revelations, indelible performances, and ardent appeals …

Creativity

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

10 Great TED Talks on How Our Brain Works

March 8, 2015<br>If you have sometime this weekend, you might want to check this list of TED talks on the human brain. The original list curated by TED …

What Are Genetically Recoded Organisms?

Now, however, a team of scientists from several U.S. universities has found a way to make small, but fundamental changes within that cellular …

Biology

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Psychopathological fringes. Historical and social science perspectives on category work in psychiatry

<b>Date:</b> 13./14.2.2015<p><b>Venue:</b> Berlin, Institute for the History of Medicine, Dahlem<p><b>Organization:</b> Nicolas Henckes, Volker Hess, Emmanuel Delille, Marie …

American Psychiatric Association

The History Of Europe Lies In British People's DNA

Scottish, Cornish, Welsh, Orcadian — Brits hailing from specific regions of the country have telltale genetic signatures, finds a groundbreaking new study. This gush of DNA data offers a time-machine ride through the history of Britain.<p>Legend has it that, in 1588, a Spanish galleon sank off the …

How Psychoanalysis Understands Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues encountered in clinical practice today and probably one of the most misunderstood, often …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Depression

US military chief: Britain cannot cut more troops

General Raymond Odierno, chief of staff, says British forces could be reduced to operating 'inside' American units<p>The head of the US army has said he is “very concerned” about cuts to Britain’s defence budget and warned that they risk diminishing the Army’s ability to fight future campaigns.<p>General …

A Heckler Just Told Ed Miliband That His Brother Should Lead The Labour Party

Poor Ed.

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Obama's record budget: Tax the rich, help middle class

WASHINGTON (AP) — Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget that would …