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‘Eight’ Best Touchscreen Laptops In 2018.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Welcome to this list of the best touchscreen laptops of 2018. Whatever your choice is, each of the eight laptops here will give you …

Computer Hardware

The culture of respect for religion has gone too far | Polly Toynbee

The pope has flown home after a roughing-up in Ireland. Just a few years ago it was unimaginable that a gay taoiseach would dare berate a visiting pontiff face-to-face about the “dark aspects” of Ireland’s history and “brutal crimes perpetrated by people within the Catholic church”.<p>Leo Varadkar’s …

Same-sex Marriage

Here's why mosquitoes bite some people more than others

Surprisingly few of the more than 3,000 mosquito species actually specialize in biting humans. Instead, most are opportunistic feeders – feeding when they are able and from lots of different sources.<p>But <i>Aedes aegypti</i> and <i>Anopheles gambiae</i> are well known for their preference for human blood and their …

Biology

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online At No Cost

via <i>SGW</i><p><i>“All education is self-education. Period.“</i><p><i>It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.</i> <i>We don’t learn anything</i> …

16 Photography Greats of the Past and Present Who Inspire Me

I often teach new photographers to study the greats, both past and present. Study and be influenced, but please don’t aim to copy them — I promise …

Turn any TV into a giant touchscreen with this awesome device

Remember the second-generation Surface Hub Microsoft announced earlier this year? If not, it’s basically a giant wall-mounted touchscreen that’s …

The Gut-Brain Connection: How it Works and The Role of Nutrition

The gut-brain axis is a term for the communication network that connects your gut and brain (1, 2, 3).<p>These two organs are connected both physically …

Addiction mechanism discovery may explain why some people are prone to alcoholism

A robust study led by researchers at Linköping University has uncovered a molecular mechanism in the brain that is believed central to the …

Philosophers Appointed To High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission (EC), which proposes and administers European Union (EU) law and policy, has created a new High-Level Expert Group on …

Zaduzhbina Isak Asimova

Author Topic: Zaduzhbina Isak Asimova (Read 19715 times)<p>0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.<p>4<br>• 3<br>• Posts: 711<p>« <b>on:</b> 26-04-2007, 13:34:35 »<p>OK, da li …

New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories

An estimated one-third of people will suffer from stress or fear-related disorders at some point in their lifetime. Certain traumatic memories can stick with us and wreak havoc, causing chronic anxiety, depression, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the most successful trauma …

Researchers reveal how disrupting gut-brain communication may affect learning and memory

The connection between food and memory is one of those fundamentally human experiences we can all relate to. A compelling new study from the …

Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point

In a renewed attempt at a grand unified theory of brain function, physicists now argue that brains optimize performance by staying near — though not …

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

<b>THE DARKENING AGE</b> <b><br>The Christian Destruction of the Classical World</b><br>By Catherine Nixey<br>Illustrated. 315 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $28.<p>Vandalizing the Parthenon temple in Athens has been a tenacious tradition. Most famously, Lord Elgin appropriated the “Elgin marbles” in 1801-5. But that was hardly …

Book Reviews

Tablets are dead, long live Chrome tablets!

Google experience a glitch in the matrix over the weekend where the last traces of Android’s tablet existence vanished without a trace. Evidence that …

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Diet drinks may seem like a good idea, but their effects may surprise you

By Eunice Zhang<p>Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, but the jury is still out on whether these chemicals are harmless. Also called nonnutritive sweeteners, these can be synthetic, such as saccharin and aspartame, or naturally derived, such as stevia. To date, the Food and Drug Administration has …

The Whore of Mensa

One thing about being a private investigator, you’ve got to learn to go with your hunches. That’s why when a quivering pat of butter named Word Babcock walked into my office and laid his cards on the table, I should have trusted the cold chill that shot up my spine.<p>“Kaiser?” he said. “Kaiser …

Understanding Autoimmune Disease + EXACTLY What To Do After A Diagnosis

Despite what conventional medicine may tell you, autoimmunity is not a black-and-white issue. Instead, there’s what I call "the autoimmune spectrum," …

Wellness

How Sleep Cleans Up the Brain

The exact reason why we sleep has long been one of the greatest mysteries of modern science. Many different theories have been proposed, but the fact …

Alzheimer's Disease

Don’t take that class. It’s useless.

Recently, my brother sent me a link to this Twitter conversation started by Andrew Ruiz in which the author made the following claims: "Knowledge is …

Pedagogy

Eating These 9 Foods Could Help Improve Your Overall Mental Health

New studies show eating dark chocolate can help reduce stress and improve both memory and mood.<p><i>May is Mental Health Month. Throughout the month we</i> …

Parkinson's, dementia: Is this the key to preventive therapy?

Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies are both characterized by impaired brain function tied to neural death. A landmark new study has …

Dementia

Can you hear these silent GIFs? You may have a new form of synesthesia.

Scientists are starting to figure out why these GIFs are so damn loud.<p>Can you “hear” visual motion? If so, you’re hardly alone. There’s a huge Reddit community of 114,000-plus people who post and discuss silent videos that have the illusion of making noise.<p>And now a new study in the journal …

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Cuba's new president vows to defend legacy of Castro revolution

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba’s new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959, giving a sober speech that also emphasized the need to modernize the island’s economy.<p>A stalwart of the ruling Communist …

Resources

Mindfulness-based interventions for psychiatric disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

2018 Feb;59:52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2017.10.011. Epub 2017 Nov 8.<p>1VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA; Center for Healthy Minds, …