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The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Creativity

Famous INFJs

Many of the most prolific actors, musicians, politicians, and even world leaders are INFJ (Introverted Intuitive Feeling Judging). INFJs are …

Masculinity and Femininity In The INFJ Woman — INFJ Blog

I recently listened to a podcast for Intuitive Thinking women. I’m not a thinking personality type. My Extroverted Feeling (Fe) is an insanely …

3 Reasons INFJs Have Trouble Writing, Even Though They Love It

According to various sources on the internet, INFJs love to practice creative writing. Now, I know that information found online can go either way on …

The INFJ Personality Type in the Workplace

INFJs are creative nurturers with a strong sense of personal integrity and a drive to help others realize their potential. Creative and dedicated, …

Has Science Replaced Metaphysics?

In the 1930s, a group of scientists and philosophers set out to destroy metaphysics. The so-called Vienna Circle accused metaphysics of being made of …

On Music and Metaphysics

Please join Peter Kalkavage as he discusses the metaphysics of music: music’s role in the liberal arts, the paradox in the union of rational and …

Jared Russell, “Nietzsche and the Clinic: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Metaphysics” (Karnac, 2017)

While I was in college, undergrads reeking of stale coffee and cigarettes paraded on gothic quads with flannel armor, black-rimmed glasses, messenger …

What's Your Story? Here's What To Tell And What To Edit | Inc.com

Business storytelling has become so canned.<p>Spare me the rags to riches motivational tales. You know, the "I grew up so poor we had to wear our clothes, everything we had, in the house all winter. But look at me now."<p>I don't want to listen to some individual telling me how hard life was while they …

Hung Up

Why Even Ambitious People Rarely Become Successful | Inc.com

Success is <i>not</i> extrinsic.<p>It's not measurable.<p>"Success" can only truly occur internally, because it is based on emotion. At the most basic level, success if your relationship with yourself. Most people are living a lie. They purposefully ignore and distract themselves from what they deep down want …

Physicists Imagine a Supercomputer Based on ‘Magic Dust’

If it scales, the polariton-based computer could leave everything else in the ... dust.<p>Researchers have demonstrated a new type of computation based on "magic dust" that has the potential to upend the supercomputing future. The dust, which is really composed of quasiparticles known as polaritons, …

Why Changing Your Identity Is the Key to Changing Your Behavior | Inc.com

There are many strategies discussed when it comes to accomplishing goals. Some people claim there is a simple five-step process to reach goals. Others say goals are achieved through visualization techniques. Or, you might have heard that setting attainable goals is the key.<p>While all these …

Does Mindful Acceptance Reduce Stress, Increase Happiness?

An important component of mindfulness is <b>acceptance of inner experience</b>; in other words, the ability to accept negative emotions and thoughts without …

12 Hilarious Comics That Prove Parenting Is A Tough Gig

Brian Gordon of Fowl Language Comics understands the struggle.<p>Brian Gordon has been turning his parenting journey into the hilarious Fowl Language Comics for about four years now, to the delight of parents everywhere. And this October, he has his second book of funny parenting comics coming out, …

Using Quantum Physics to "Prove" God's Existence

The observer effect in quantum mechanics indicates that the quantum wavefunction collapses when an observation is made by an observer. It is a …

Aliens from another dimension might have created our universe, according to a speculative new study

Does humanity exist to serve some ultimate, transcendent purpose?<p>Conventional scientific wisdom says no. As physicist Lawrence Krauss puts it in his latest book, our evolution on this planet is just a "cosmic accident". If you believe otherwise, many would accuse you of suffering from some kind of …

Scientists 'Teleport' a Particle Hundreds of Miles—But What Does That Mean?

Humanity is advancing rapidly towards a place where the news sounds an awful lot like science fiction. In fact, yesterday, Chinese scientists …

Seven Ways Not To Be A Resentful, Ungrateful, Entitled Turd

<i>“We always may be what we might have been.” ~ Adelaide Anne Procter</i><p><b>“I spend so much time and energy complaining and blaming – I mean, a lot of time and energy. It’s hard for me to imagine that it’s much fun for others to be around me. If anything does not go my way, I stew about it, find fault,</b> …

How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

A New Quantum Theory Predicts That the Future Could Be Influencing the Past

Quantum physics has spawned its share of strange ideas and hard-to-grasp concepts - from Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” to the adventures …

Is There a Multidimensional Mathematical World Hidden in the Brain’s Computation?

Two thousand years ago, the ancient Greeks looked into the night sky and saw geometric shapes emerge among the stars: a hunter, a lion, a water …

The 17 Painful Life Lessons Men Don't Want to Admit (but Need For Maximum Self-Development) | Inc.com

Mastering life lessons doesn't need to be painful. When information is available at your fingertips, you can take advantage of the wisdom others discover and integrate that knowledge into your life. And while many men are stubborn--always wanting to learn things on their own--sometimes listening …

Self-improvement

Does the Human Brain Operate Outside of the Laws of Physics?

It was the eminent French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes who first suggested that the human mind may operate outside of the physical …

Quantum Physics

There Is a Better Way to Teach Math (and Understand It)

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

Tell the truth: Most of us lie, but why do we do it?

Imagine you’re given a test with 20 simple math problems. You have five minutes to solve as many as possible — and the better you do, the more you’ll get paid. When time’s up, you’re instructed to drop the paper into a shredder.<p>But it’s not really going to be shredded.<p>Instead, the Duke University …

'KISS roll' or 'Pearl Jam roll' sound appetizing? Rock n Roll Sushi now open in Baton Rouge

If you like the combination of sushi and classic rock hits, you might want to visit Rock n Roll Sushi.<p>The restaurant opened its first Baton Rouge …

Baton Rouge

RIP Keyboard Cat, the YouTube-famous feline

Keyboard Cat has played off some of the internet’s most memorable fails. Now it’s time for his owner to play him off—again.<p>Bento, the second tabby to …

Sex and the City

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Why Behavioral Economics is Cool, and I’m Not

Here are some of my favorite surprising studies. What do they have in common?<p>People are more likely to buy jam when they’re presented with 6 flavors …

How this 30-year-old book predicted today’s politics

How TV has trivialized our culture and politics<p>Neil Postman’s <i>Amusing Ourselves to Death</i>was written in 1985, but it reads like prophecy today. On the first page, just a few paragraphs in, is the following passage:<p>What George Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Aldous Huxley feared was …