Bill Fleming

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Consciousness Is Not The Voice In Your Head

I’ve been pondering a fascinating theory first published by Julian Jaynes in his 1976 book <i>The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the</i> …

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How Russia Pulled Off the Biggest Election Hack in U.S. History

Putin, Wikileaks, the NSA and the DNC email fiasco that gave Trump and Clinton another reason to be at odds.<p>On an April afternoon earlier this year, Russian president Vladimir Putin headlined a gathering of some four hundred journalists, bloggers, and media executives in St. Petersburg. Dressed in …

Stanford psychiatrists developed a test to help see if you'll respond to antidepressants

A group of researchers from Stanford has created a tool that could help make that decision much easier. It's a two-part test that they say could one day help predict — with striking accuracy — if someone with depression will respond to antidepressants.<p>That's a huge development.<p>Millions of people …

Depression

There is one cure for obesity and one only: eat less. It's that or the fatness epidemic will kill more than Spanish flu

Yesterday was World Obesity Day. But who is to blame for the globe’s current fatness epidemic? I’ll tell you. The culprits are the morally corrupt scientists and politicians who allowed themselves to be manipulated by food suppliers into saying that obesity was due to lack of exercise.<p>They wrongly …

Low Fat

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

Ky. family judge: Gay marriage, like 'jumbo shrimp,' illogical

LOUISVILLE — A Family Court judge who routinely presides over gay adoptions said that gay marriage is an “oxymoron” like “jumbo shrimp” or a “magnificent Chihuahua.”<p>Appearing before a religious group, Fayette Circuit Court Judge Tim Philpot said he loves homosexuals but their relationships are …

ACLU: Police Accidentally Recorded Themselves Fabricating Criminal Charges

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Connecticut state police after law enforcement agents accidentally recorded themselves apparently …

Fact Checking

'Magic cake' is taking over the dessert world

Magic cake might sound like something you can only eat in Middle Earth or whilst joining Mr. Tumnus for tea in Narnia.<p>However, we muggles are the …

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Experience John Lennon’s First Acid Trip In This Mind-Bending Animation

<b>WHO:</b> The team at <i>Rolling Stone</i>.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> It is never okay to dose your friends’ food or drink with acid unbeknownst to them. However, if <i>Co.Create</i> …

Animation

The Plague at Athens, 430-427 BCE

In the 2nd year of the Peloponnesian War, 430 BCE, an outbreak of plague erupted in Athens. The illness would persist throughout scattered parts of …

Ancient History

‘Clinton death list’: 33 spine-tingling cases

<i>(Editor’s note: This list was originally published in August 2016 and has gone viral on the web. WND is running it again as American voters cast</i> …

Son of Kansas lawmaker dies on the world's tallest water slide

Caleb Thomas Schwab was visiting Schlitterbahn waterpark in Kansas City on Sunday, which is home to Verrückt (German word for "insane"), the world's tallest waterslide.<p>Police said in a brief statement officers were working "an apparent accident death investigation" at the water park, but gave no …

Water Parks

China is hiding massive capital outflows

Goldman Sachs discovered in what way the PBOC clerks hide capital flows outside China. Since October 2015 until June 2016, nearly 500 billion USD …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Emotional Intelligence

Use Windows 10 Anniversary Update's Connect app to cast your Android phone to your PC

If you have installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you now have an incredibly easy way to cast your Android phone to your PC. There's a new app …

What It's Really Like To Be Addicted To Painkillers

Erica, a high-level manager and mother of three, kept an all-consuming secret for more than three years: She was addicted to prescription …

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From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia<p>Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy …

Here's what Goldman Sachs' Henry Goldman said about Hitler's Germany in 1933

So, in "Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power," Andrew Nagorski details how Americans living in and visiting Germany from the early 1920s through the early '40s reported on the rise of Nazi Party.<p>For the most part, he focuses on diplomats and journalists, noting that some of …

Goldman Sachs

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

The Raspberry Pi Has Revolutionized Emulation

Every geek goes through a phase where they discover emulation. It's practically a rite of passage.I think I spent most of my childhood – and a large …

Raspberry Pi

10 essential Gmail tips for whizzy email on your phone

By David Nield<p>Google's email service is now over a decade old and millions of us rely on it as a hub for all our communications - whether on desktop, …

Apps

Rise And Fall Of Theranos In A Biotech Cartoon

<b>Sources</b><p>Everything You Need to Know About the Theranos Story So Far (Wired)<br>• This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood (Wired)<br>• Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire Elizabeth Holmes in Harsh Spotlight Amid Theranos' Criminal Probe (ABC News)<br>• Under Fire, Theranos CEO Stifled …

Gardens: how to keep basil alive | James Wong

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

Gardening

10 Useful Math Tricks You Probably Never Learned In School

Memorizing Pi<p>Want Some cool tricks for solving math problems in just second. Here it is.<p>If you always hated maths just because you were not able to …