Monday, March 31, 2008

View A Copy of Issac Newton's Secret Manuscript

But as you'll see as you peruse the 300-year-old manuscript at left, this puzzle is no child's play—more like an enigma wrapped in a mystery riddled with a number of misleading clues. With Bill Newman's help, we've "decoded" a page from one of these manuscripts.

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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Guy gets mugged for a few bucks . . . offers his jacket too

Julio Diaz got mugged last month at knife point. Instead of running away, he gives the mugger his coat and buys him dinner!

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

The Most Terrifying Video You'll Ever See

We must do something before it is too late !!

Global Warming Film

We need to take this more seriously now before it is too late

Does the Human Brain Possess Potential Super-Powers?

Some of the most incredible minds on Earth lack the ability to filter irrelevant facts and can retain information at incredible rates. Somehow their brains are able to store & access incredible loads of info, even perceiving & relating to this info in an entirely different way. Some scientists even believe that our brains could possess super-powers

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Behaviour Gap: Why We Say One Thing But Do The Opposite

Psychologists have found that the link between a person's attitudes and their behaviours is not always that strong. In fact people have a nasty habit of saying one thing then doing the opposite, even with the best of intentions.

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

Short Inspirational Movies

I was very much inspired and uplifted by these short movies that present  life's "Simple Truths" in a new and exciting way, and am happy to recommend them for your inspiration too. Please take a moment to visit the following link:

How science explains religion | The Economist

“Explaining Religion”, as the project is known, is the largest-ever scientific study of the subject. Science and religion have often been at loggerheads. Now the former has decided to resolve the problem by trying to explain the existence of the latter. Non-believing scientists look at the advantages of belief..

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

1 in 5 undergrads is constantly stressed

College kids are so frazzled they can't sleep or eat. Or study. Even spring break can add to college students’ anxieties

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From Einstein to the Atomic Bomb

In the popular imagination, Albert Einstein is intimately associated with the atom bomb. Einstein convinced Roosevelt to build the bomb but he was barred from doing much for the project: J. Edgar Hoover said Einstein’s pacifist activities made him a security risk.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Wine is worse for brain than beer, for women drinkers

For women plagued by memory loss it seems the scientific remedy could be simple: drink less wine. Over-consumption of wine damages the brain more than drinking beer or spirits, scientists have discovered.

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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Nerve-tapping neckband allows 'telepathic' chat

A neckband that translates thought into speech by picking up nerve signals has been used to demonstrate a "voiceless" phone call for the first time. With careful training a person can send nerve signals to their vocal cords without making a sound. These signals are picked up by the neckband and relayed wirelessly to a computer that converts them in

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10 HARD Ways to Make Your Life Better

Here are ten things that are really hard to do but which have an incredible power to make your life better.

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Friday, March 14, 2008

TED | Talks | Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight (video

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

20 Stress Fixes for Better Sleep

Reducing stress can impact your sleep significantly. Here are 20 smart ways to calm down and rest up.....

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Friday, March 7, 2008

Brain Scanner Can Tell What You're Looking At

Scientists have developed a computer model that predicts the brain patterns elicited by looking at different images - a possible first step on the path to mind reading.

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Saturday, March 1, 2008

7 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

The steady stream of good news about green tea is getting so hard to ignore that even java junkies are beginning to sip mugs of the deceptively delicate brew. You'd think the daily dose of disease-fighting, inflammation-squelching antioxidants--long linked with heart protection--would be enough incentive, but wait, there's more! Lots more...

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