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Photographer Risks Getting Burned To Capture Lava, Meteor, Milky Way And Moon In A Single Shot

American adventure photographer Mike Mezeul II took an amazing shot that captures the diverse beauty of Mother Nature. Photographed in Volcanoes …

Ten amazing movies based on psychoanalysis

If you like exploring the secret corners of the human soul, searching for the meaning behind people’s actions, dreams, and even their unintentional …

Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis by Catrine Clay – review

Emma Jung’s role in the growth of psychoanalysis – and her scandalous life with Carl – is revealed in this absorbing new biography<p>In 1899, 17-year-old Emma Rauschenbach, one of Switzerland’s wealthiest heiresses, fell in love with Carl Jung, a penniless <i>Irrenarzt</i>, or doctor of the insane, then the …

Books

Freudian psychoanalysis is so popular in Argentina, even prisoners go once a week

Freudian psychoanalysis is all the range in Argentina. This is the country with the highest number of psychologists per capita and where psychoanalysis is a standard treatment option for kids. So it makes sense that in prisons, too, the inmates get Freudian psychoanalysis once a week.<p>At least …

Latin America

Psychoanalysis of Myth

Freud's and Jung's Theories on Myth and Its Origin.<p>1 Introduction<p>The psychoanalytical perspective on myth was unavoidable. When the study of myths …

Vandal Migration

License<p>Based on Wikipedia content that has been reviewed, edited, and republished. Original image by <b>Vandals_Migration_ua.PNG: O.Mustafin</b>. Uploaded by …

Inside Vladimir Putin's Pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain

The Eastern Orthodox Monastery of Simonopetra, founded in the 13th century, perched on a cliff above the Aegean Sea in t<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yuri …

Vladimir Putin

Want to help Greece? Go there on holiday

Showing solidarity through tourism is a win-win situation: you get a cheap holiday in a beautiful country; Greece gets a much-needed injection of cash<p>Covering the Greek crisis for the past few months, the question I am asked most commonly is: “Why won’t Greece just stop whining and pay its debts?” …

Europe

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Great Depression

The most beautiful beaches in Greece

1. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos<p><b>Why we love it:</b> Sheltered by cliffs, Navagio is only accessible by boat, and draws its name (“Shipwreck”) from a freighter that ran aground, was abandoned, and still rests in the beach’s white sands today.<p>2. Sarakiniko, Milos<p><b>Why we love it:</b> Large, sun-bleached rocks …

Samothrace

Samothrace (Samothrake) is a Greek island in the northern Aegean which was prominent from the Classical period as a member of the Delian League. Its …

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

This Woman Knows How to Fly a Plane, But Can't Recall Her Husband

She can tell you how to bring an aircraft out of a stall, but has no memory of her marriage. She can explain an arpeggio, but doesn't remember the …

The Brain

World's best places to visit in 2016-17 from U.S. News | CNN Travel

CNN

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

These Flower Portraits Will Leave You Breathless

Prepare yourself to be awestruck by Vicki Rawlins's flower portraits; using rose petals for lips and twigs for cheekbones, the Chicago-based artist collects pieces of mother nature in a bag and then painstakingly lays them out in her studio to create masterpieces. "Nothing taped, nothing glued, …

5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

The Brain

The Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos

Posted by Trisagion Films on Sep 9, 2014 in Blog<p>The earliest known prayer to the Theotokos (Greek, Θεοτοκος, meaning “Bearer of God”) is a prayer …

Plan of the Acropolis, 1758.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

Mindfulness Is The Most Important Subject You Won't Learn in Class

<i>By Gigi Falk, Duke Student</i><p>As my first blog post began to disseminate through the news feeds of my friends, family, and beyond, I was soon met with eager responses from a range of individuals, each with a unique story and a distinct way of connecting with my message of mindfulness. I was elated and …

Mindfulness

Letters

<b>Among the thousands</b> of Mesopotamian tablets containing both official and personal letters, one example stands out as the first recorded customer …

13 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder You May Not Have Known

I remember the first panic attack I had. I was responsible for introducing a panel of speakers—a group of judges, trustees and attorneys. I was so nervous that I forgot one of the speakers’ name. Someone I’ve seen many times. I recall sweating profusely and I wondered if there was a pool of sweat …

Depression

King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite

Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world.<p>The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science published online last month.<p>The dagger in question was one of two found in the wrapping of …

Archaeology

How the hidden mathematics of living cells could help us decipher the brain

Given how much they can actually do, computers have a surprisingly simple basis. Indeed, the logic they use has worked so well that we have even …

Mathematics

The Human Brainnetome Atlas: A New Brain Atlas Based on Connectional Architecture.

2016 Aug;26(8):3508-26. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw157. Epub 2016 May 26.<p>1Brainnetome Center.2Brainnetome Center National Laboratory of Pattern …

Difficult Decisions Boost Activity in Brain's Insular Cortex

Researchers can tell how much you are struggling with a task or decision based on sensory input by looking at the activity of your brain’s insular …

Hacking an Enzyme's Structure Could Lead to Drugs for Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia

The brain relies on a system of chemical messengers, known as neurotransmitters, to carry missives from cell to cell. When all is well, these …

Neuroscience

9 Books To Read If You Struggle With Anxiety

Managing anxiety can be a giant pain in the *ss. If you have social anxiety, for instance, then it can take a tremendous amount of effort to calm …

Books