Frank Calisch

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24 Cognitive Biases You Need To Stop Making [Infographic]

Cognitive bias occurs when we make subjective assumptions about people or situations based on our own perception of reality. This can lead to …

Outer Mountain Loop - Big Bend National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

<b>Difficulty:</b> Strenuous; significant elevation changes and primitive trail <b><br>Distance:</b> 30 miles (side-trips to the South Rim or Emory peak add up to five …

National Parks

Enjoy over 1000 years of collective experience in Big Bend National Park

elcome to the most complete online database of the entire Big Bend Region in Texas. Big Bend Chat offers the world all the insight to the Big Bend …

Big Bend - South Rim

<b>Getting there:</b> The easiest starting point is just a stone's throw from the Chisos Mountain Lodge parking lot. Near the start you'll find a large …

Hiking

An experimental diet mimics a rare genetic mutation that claims to slow down aging and guard against disease

The obese 50-year-old woman stands just 115.6 cm (3'9.5'') tall. Despite being overweight, Mercy shows no sign of developing diabetes and has remarkably low blood pressure at 100/70.<p>"That's why they don't care much about their weight," says her doctor, Jaime Guevara-Aguirre.<p>Mercy, who has a rare …

How to Talk to Your Kids About Porn

Pornography is everywhere. We’re past the relative innocence of boys discovering Dad’s stash of <i>Playboy</i> in the back of the closet. Even hardcore porn …

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

Meditation

Apple TV just became the best box for streaming live broadcast TV

Channels, an app for watching live television through the new Apple TV, has received a substantial update with timeshifting support.<p>The app, which …

Smart TV

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

Workouts

Why Interval Training Is Best for Weight Management

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When it comes to shedding unwanted pounds and reworking your fat-to-muscle ratio, high intensity interval training (HIIT) combined with …

Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Physics

Leo Tolstoy’s theory of everything

<b>Leo Tolstoy (Wikimedia)</b><p>Before writing some of the greatest novels in history, Tolstoy asked some of philosophy’s hardest questions<p>Irina Paperno<p>January 11, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “’Who, What Am I?': Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self”<p>Tolstoy’s first diary, started on March 17, 1847, at …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Watch two hours of deleted scenes from the original Star Wars Trilogy

If you're looking for two hours of deleted scenes and alternate footage from the original Star Wars Trilogy and hoping that they'd be masterfully …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Star Trek

A Convincing Theory About Human Evolution

No ape had done that before.<p>It was an important milestone in the story of human evolution.<p>The ancestor in question, Homo erectus, could use simple tools and hunt. His diet was more meat-based than plant-based. Meat has more calories than food derived from plants. Humans had transformed themselves …

Such Showmanship!: Leather-Kilted Warrior Performs AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' On Flamethrowing Bagpipes

This is a video of a leather-kilted punk performing AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' on a set of flamethrowing bagpipes in front of a roaring crowd outside of …

the Evolution of Genesis

In this 2012 viral video out of Sabadell, Spain, a street musician plays Beethoven’s Ode to Joy. And then something starts to happen… 

In this 2012 viral video out of Sabadell, Spain, a street musician plays Beethoven’s <i>Ode to Joy.</i> And then something starts to happen…

Camp Nama: British personnel reveal horrors of secret US base in Baghdad

British soldiers and airmen who helped to operate a secretive US detention facility in Baghdad that was at the centre of some of the most serious …