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Where Does Consciousness Reside? Eben Alexander & the Brain-Mind Problem

Why has Eben Alexander’s story caught the public imagination so intensely? Admittedly, not everyone has looked favourably upon his revelations. Much …

Consciousness

American Politics Is Turning into a Medieval Times Franchise

And Congressman Steve King is king of the carnies.<p>Well, if you're going to have a religious clash of civilizations and another Crusade or two, you might as well have a few Inquisitional conversos, now that American politics is turning into a Middle Ages theme park for grown-ups.<p>"Sharia law is …

U.S. Politics

Why My Muscles Won't Grow? Cortisol Stress Hormone Destroy Muscle Tissues

There are many reasons why your muscles won’t grow or why your muscle growth is retarded. One main culprit for your muscle tissue to in a catabolic …

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Research

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Britney Spears's ''Toxic'' Helps 13-Year-Old Girl Recover From Brain Surgery and Stroke

In Toxic's name we trust.<p>Maegan Johnson, a 13-year-old from Phenix City, Alabama, is lucky to be alive. After have a ruptured brain aneurysm at just 7 years old, the young girl was flown to a hospital for emergency surgery. During the 10-hour procedure, she had a stroke, and afterward, she couldn't …

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Positive Thinking And The Law Of Attraction

By In5D on August 24, 2017 in Spiritual Awakening<p>by Angel V. Ornedo Jr.<p>At Third Dimension-3D illusion frequency, there are significant relationships …

Wonder of the Ancient World: The Grand and Powerful Statue of Zeus

The statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece, was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and arguably the most famous statue of its day. Once built …

Microwave oven to blame for mystery signal that left astronomers stumped

The mystery behind radio signals that have baffled scientists at Australia’s most famous radio telescope for 17 years has finally been solved.<p>The signals’ source? A microwave oven in the kitchen at the Parkes observatory used by staff members to heat up their lunch.<p>Simon Johnston, head of …

Universe

Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

The Brain

Our Amazingly Plastic Brains

Mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit and help it recover capacities lost to disease and trauma<p>Can the brain heal and preserve itself—or even improve its functioning—as we get older? For some time, many scientists have tended to think of our brains as machines, most commonly as …

Humanity

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

25 Life Changing Lessons To Learn From Buddha

bodymindsoulspirit | February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments<p>“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ …

Spirituality

Consciousness: The Hard Problem

Consciousness: The Hard Problem<p>Very interesting article by Oliver Burkeman in <i>The Guardian</i>—and let me add: it’s a long article, but it’s very …

102 of the Greatest Quotes that Alter Your Outlook on Life

Have you ever stopped for a quick second and analyzed your life?<p>There…buried beneath your many spinning thoughts, you have one thought that usually …

4,000 year old house found at Baghpat village offers rare clue to Harappan habitation

12/28/2014 06:00:00 PM<p>The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), in excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat, have found remnants of a …

#MagsWeLove: Staff Picks Edition

<i>At Flipboard, we love to read on the job. In fact, we’re encouraged. No matter the department, we’ve each got our own favorite reader-curated</i> …

Peak - Brain Training app review: enhance your cognitive skills

Introduction<p>Peak - Brain Training, which is featured on our list of the Best Alzheimer's disease apps for iPad, is an app for the iPhone and iPad …

Scared Of Heights? Your Ancestors Might Be To Blame

New research into the ways that humans develop phobias has come upon a surprising theory: It could be genetic. According to researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine, memories can be passed down between generations via genetic switches and chemical changes in DNA that make experiences …

Russia puts ‘Putin’s banker’ Sergei Pugachev on Interpol wanted list

An exiled Russian oligarch who was once so close to the Kremlin he was known as “Putin’s banker” has been put on the Interpol wanted list by Moscow after falling out with his former associates.<p>Sergei Pugachev – whose riches Forbes magazine estimated at more than $2bn (£1.3bn) at the peak of his …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

The Brain

Israel says missing soldier is dead

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Israel

Mugabe calls for an end to white farmers in Zimbabwe

The president ratchets up his anti-white rhetoric after discovering some of his ministers were leasing back land to farmers that had been revoked in 2000<p>Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, has warned that in future “no white person will be allowed to own land” as he unveiled a new farming …

Africa

Google Maps now features elevation profiles for cycling routes

“Cycling is the new golf,” according to <i>CNN Money</i>. While biking has long been a combination of leisure activity, sport and a practical means to get around town, cycling has now turned into an event for business people to get together. According to <i>The Economist</i>, a growing number of city cycling clubs …

Cycling

Antarctic penguins forced up 100-foot ice walls, study shows

Warmer temperatures are forcing emperor penguins to make gravity-defying journeys out of their traditional breeding grounds<p>Emperor penguins are having to struggle up 100-foot walls of ice as warmer temperatures force them out of their traditional breeding grounds, a study has shown.<p>The …