Sid Kocer

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The Fictions Surrounding ADHD and the "Chemical Imbalance" Theory of Mental Illness

By Cortland Pffefer (with Irwin Ozborne)<p>Contributing writers for Wake Up World<p><i>The belief that increasing dopamine levels will alleviate ADHD symptoms</i> …

10 famous geniuses who basked in recreational drug use

These intellectual titans indulged<p>Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It's an interesting hypothesis, and one that's been gaining momentum in recent years.<br>If a definitive link between intellectual capacity and drug use does exist, it will likely be some time …

The Ego is Not the Enemy.

It is true that the ego is the source of all our suffering because we always have the final say in how we think and feel.<p>Yet it’s not just the cause …

Spirituality

7 Sensational American Buddhist Books You Must Read

by <b>Successful Flow</b><p>Read<p>With all due respect—and much is due—to Eastern Buddhist authors whose writings are probably more authentic by virtue of being …

The Hidden History Of Lemuria

By In5D on May 16, 2015 in Awareness, Extraterrestrials<p><b>In5D PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/in5d Add YOUR name to our In5D Wall of Gratitude with a</b> …

Found: Giant spirals in space that could explain our existence

Giant magnetic spirals in the sky could explain why there is something rather than nothing in the universe, according to an analysis of data from …

Physics

Chicken embryos with dinosaur snouts created in lab

Chicks with dino-snouts? With a little molecular tinkering, for the first time scientists have created chicken embryos with broad, <i>Velociraptor</i>-like muzzles in the place of their beaks.<p>The bizarrely developing chickens shed new light on how the bird beak evolved, scientists added.<p>The Age of …

The Genome Engineering Revolution

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ryan Clarke is a biochemistry PhD candidate with an interest in genetic engineering. He is a published scientist with a background in synthetic biology and social analytics. James Hyun is a PhD student in the life sciences with a background in molecular biology. He has published</i> …

I Moved Water with My Mind at an Art Installation

Mind controls matter in Lisa Park's 'Eunoia II,' on display at Reverse Space through June 6.<p>I had a telekinetic experience last Friday night. Past the $3 suggested donation wine, around Danish-born artists Louise Foo and Martha Skou's wall-mounted augmented reality sculpture, <i>Format No. 1,</i> and …

Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together

Author: Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.10.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 …

Quantum Mechanics

Can We Give Up Procrastination In One Month?

This month we’ll identify our most important task, master getting started, and learn to refocus when procrastination tries to creep in.<p>Like many people, I’m skilled in the art of procrastination. The excuses I give myself range from, “There’s not enough time to finish” to “I really don’t want to …

Mindfulness in Islam

<i>By Maria Bhatti</i>We often judge yoga, mindfulness, and meditation as being “new age” or “hippy”, without really trying to understand the benefits such …

Bowhead whales' genome may offer clues to aging gracefully

To learn the secret behind aging gracefully, you may want to check out the bowhead whale, the majestic denizen of the Arctic waters that boasts a …

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

Productivity

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …