Klaus Rekt

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Le case magiche in bambù di Elora Hardy: «Vi spiego perché è il materiale del futuro»

Il bambù oltre a raggiungere altezze notevoli è estremamente forte: «Sbatteteci quattro tonnellate dritte su un'estremità e lui resisterà». In più è …

“She will dance at her wedding”: Healing the girl born without part of her brain

The origin of Moshe Feldenkrais’ therapeutic method reads more like a spy thriller than a neuroscience textbook<p><b>Origins of the Feldenkrais Method</b><p>When Moshe Feldenkrais was fourteen, after years of Jews being attacked in anti-Semitic Russian pogroms, he set out alone to walk from Belarus to …

My libertarian vacation nightmare: How Ayn Rand, Ron Paul & their groupies were all debunked

My family and I traveled last month to a Honduras city known for its libertarian ideals. Here’s what happened next<p>Last month, I spent my final vacation night in Honduras in San Pedro Sula, considered the most dangerous city outside of the war-torn Middle East. I would <i>not</i> have been scared, except …

How Greece Put an Anti-Austerity, Anti-Capitalist Party in Power

<i>Athens, Greece</i><p>“Hope is coming!”<p>That’s the slogan that Syriza, the left-wing Greek coalition party, used throughout the campaign to distinguish itself …

Is there any science behind the lack of women in science?

Just 13 per cent of science, tech, engineering and maths workers are women. Jennifer Rigby explores whether this is down to old fashioned sexism or scientific differences in our brains<p>"I'm cautious...it's crazy...we're walking on eggshells."<p>These aren't the kinds of comments you normally hear from …

Stereotypes

So can we really feed the world? Yes — and here’s how

<i>Over the past six months I’ve been trying to figure out how we can feed ourselves sustainably and equitably without wrecking the planet. I’ve been</i> …

Foreign firms and human rights abuses in Myanmar | Humanitarian crises

Canadian and Chinese mining companies profited from human rights abuses at copper mines in Myanmar, according to a human rights group's report released on Tuesday.<p>Foreign companies turned a blind eye to rights abuses and other illegal activity around the Monywa copper mine complex in the Southeast …

Human Rights

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness

What POTUS wouldn’t tell Ezra Klein: The scary truth about America’s new trade deal

In big new interview with Vox, the President said some encouraging things. But here’s where he wouldn’t come clean<p>President Obama’s informative interview with Vox.com included a number of revealing moments where the leader of the Democratic Party aligned himself with its more progressive wing. …