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Here's why there are no 'good' or 'bad' drugs – not even heroin | Marc Lewis

As Allison’s story shows, with any psychoactive substance, the balance between help and harm depends on the person and the circumstances<p>Before she found heroin, Allison could not get out of bed most mornings. She contemplated suicide. She saw herself as “a shitty lazy person who felt like crap all …

Memory Loss

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

Archaeologists vs. robbers in Israel's race to find ancient scrolls

TZEELIM VALLEY, Israel (Reuters) - The disposable paper face masks offer little protection from the clouds of dust that fill the cliffside cave where Israeli archaeologists are wrapping up the largest excavation in the Judean desert of the past half-century.<p>Clipped into safety harnesses, volunteers …

Can Quantum Physics Solve Time Travel's Most Famous Paradox?

Maybe you can go back in time and kill your grandfather.<p>If you have ever sat down and thought about time travel for even half a second, you have grappled with the Grandfather Paradox. Of the many mind-boggling questions raised by the specter of time travel, it is probably the most common. What …

10 Interesting facts about human brain you may not know

The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. The …

The Anatomy of a Personality

In the Enneagram system of personality, one of the 9 types is our main one. We also have a special connection to four other types: our two wings and …

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4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Consciousness

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

Disclosure: Evidence of An Extraterrestrial Presence the Secret Space Program & Ancient Archeology

~Ben Rich lockheed Martin<p>What Do ETs Look Like? <br>https://youtu.be/UH5SwHAk5XY<br>“I Knew About 57 Different Races in 1987.”<br>~Clifford Stone<p>Its Now Time to …

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The wild things that happen when you add lithium to 7-Up

It seems lately that the Internet can’t get enough of videos that show wild science experiments you can perform on soda. Another such example popped …

Mental Illness – One Treatment to Cure Them All, One Network to Bind Them?

Imagine: A cure all for ALL mental illnesses… sounds illogical, perhaps impossible, something straight out of fantasy, no? Well, at the SharpBrains …

Gravity waves and the metaphysics of love

Einstein and Newton were right, but so was Dante. Opposites attract<p>The detection of gravitational waves is a great breakthrough for science, as a finding predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity, but it is also something in which non-scientists may rejoice. Fortunately for us …

The Real Truth about the Chakras

Over the past hundred plus years, the concept of the chakras, or subtle energy centers within the body, has seized the Western imagination more than …

Whisky Cocktails For Colds

When you’re drowning in a den of snotty tissues with a stuffy cold or relentless flu, alcohol is most probably the last thing on your mind, but it …

Common Cold

Hitler's paintings go under the hammer

Art is in the eye of the beholder, or so they say. But judging art - and not the artist - might be more difficult when it comes to the creative works …

How To Get A Six-Pack In One Month

See how you can go from spare tire to burning rubber and bring out the six-pack hidden behind that stubborn layer of belly fat; all in just one month!

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Beautifully Simple Creative Portfolio Websites

Today, we’re thrilled to unleash a new advantage for the creative world: Adobe Portfolio, a tool to build your own personalized website in minutes, …

Why Living Together Without Marriage Can Increase Your Mental Health

I've written previously that we're living through a steady, growing shift in our society, as men and women re-think what kinds of relationships they seek and prefer - whether straight or gay. For example, I've written here that part of this shift is towards increasing acceptance of a variety of …

The Mantra That Will Help You Live a Happier and More Vibrant Life

The best advice I can give on how to be happy is to manage your emotional weight. This means that while you might not be feeling happy all the time (and what a relief to not have the pressure of walking around like little Ms. Sunshine 24/7!), you've at least owned whatever mood you truly are in and …

Evidence of huge ninth planet found in solar system

Planet Nine is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes up to 20,000 years to orbit the Sun<p>Scientists have found evidence of a ninth planet in the solar system which is travelling on a bizarre elongated orbit.<p>The body, which has been dubbed ‘Planet Nine’ is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes between …

How to Stop Thinking During Meditation: 10 Tips to Calm in 10 Minutes

Have you tried meditation only to get frustrated because you can't stop thinking or worrying?<p>Maybe you worry so much that you feel more stressed after meditation than when you began! If you struggle with constant thoughts during meditation, don't give up yet!<p><b>With these 10 tips, you'll get calm,</b> …

New York's 100% Free "Anti-Art School" Announces New Classes

Special guests at upcoming classes at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University include Sue de Beer, Nicole Wittenberg, Rin(don) Johnson, and Kimberly Drew.<p>Jan 13 2016, 10:20pm

NASA Receives Patent For A New Type Of Squishy Amorphous Robot

Last week, NASA was awarded a patent for a new type of squishy, amorphous robot that could one day slither and roll around other planets. Amorphous robots can passively change their shape and because of their enclosed nature they’re less susceptible to damage from small particles. These unique …

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A Musician Made a Map of the Entire Universe

Pablo Carlos Budassi details the difficulties of fitting the entire universe into one field of view.<p>Behold, the entire known universe in one field of view. This map, created by musician Pablo Carlos Budassi, has been circulating the internet for the past week and a half, and blowing quite a few …

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