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Your Brain Is Not Your Mind: An Exploration of the True Nature of Consciousness

Your Brain Is Not Your Mind: An Exploration of the True Nature of Consciousness

What do we really know about the intrinsic nature of consciousness and its essential role (if any) in the nature of cosmos? Probably a lot less than many would assume. There is no question that our knowledge of brains has expanded massively in the past century. But what does all this data about brains really tell us about consciousness?

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A Scientific Look At How Soda Destroys Your Body (video)

Posted by on April 20, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 26 Comments
A Scientific Look At How Soda Destroys Your Body (video)

Are you a soda lover? This video shows the effect that pop has on your body!

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Too Much Sitting Is Bad For Your Brain — Not Just Your Metabolism and Heart

Posted by on April 18, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Too Much Sitting Is Bad For Your Brain — Not Just Your Metabolism and Heart

Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory, according to a preliminary study by UCLA researchers of middle-aged and older adults.

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Researchers Discover New Cure for Type 1 Diabetes (No Insulin and No Side Effects)

Posted by on April 15, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Researchers Discover New Cure for Type 1 Diabetes (No Insulin and No Side Effects)

Insulin may be a thing of the past. Research shows diabetics may soon be getting gene transfers instead.

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Earth’s First Luxury Space Hotel Could Launch As Soon As 2022

Posted by on April 12, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
Earth’s First Luxury Space Hotel Could Launch As Soon As 2022

As neat as it sounds, the Aurora Station space hotel is still a concept. If it becomes a reality, however, Orion Span will likely partner with private companies for transportation, such as Virgin Galactic. “That will be through partnerships with SpaceX, Blue Origin or a space agency,” said Orion Span’s CEO, Frank Bunger. As of yet, no partnerships have been announced.

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Being Single Is More Deadly Than Obesity, Says Study

Posted by on April 10, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 1 Comment
Being Single Is More Deadly Than Obesity, Says Study

According to a new review of 218 studies that looked into the effects of loneliness and social isolation, those with bad social connections are 50 percent more likely to die prematurely than those with good social connections.

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How to Know if You’ve Married the Wrong Person

Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How to Know if You’ve Married the Wrong Person

By Christine Carter | Greater Good Magazine When my first marriage failed, I wanted desperately to fall in love and start again. I wanted to show my princess-obsessed little girls that lasting love was possible; that their romantic dreams could come true. That my romantic dreams could come true. When I met Mark, the man […]

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Without Soil or Sunlight, Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse

Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Without Soil or Sunlight, Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse

Scientists at Germany’s DLR Institute of Space Systems were successfully able to grow eight pounds of greens, 70 radishes, and 18 cucumbers without soil or sunlight. Temperatures outside reached -6 degrees Fahrenheit.

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NASA Funds Project to Put Robot Bees on Mars

Posted by on April 5, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
NASA Funds Project to Put Robot Bees on Mars

“With their ability to fly through the ultra-low-density atmosphere of Mars, Marsbees will enable researchers to gather previously unattainable data about the pressure, temperature, and chemical composition of Mars,” project lead Chang-kwon Kang.

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As Facebook Scrutiny Grows, New Campaign Demands Tech Giants Pledge to Build ‘Surveillance-Resistant Web’

Posted by on April 3, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
As Facebook Scrutiny Grows, New Campaign Demands Tech Giants Pledge to Build ‘Surveillance-Resistant Web’

“Millions of people now understand how their data can be weaponized and used against them, and they are demanding change. Cambridge Analytica is just the tip of the iceberg, and this problem doesn’t begin and end with Facebook. If the largest tech companies take the steps outlined in the security pledge, it will change the course of human history for the better.” ~ Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future

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These 50+ Illustrations Reveal The Shortcomings Of Modern Society

Posted by on April 2, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
These 50+ Illustrations Reveal The Shortcomings Of Modern Society

By Amanda Froelich | Truth Theory Have you ever looked around yourself and thought, “I’m a puppet, a pawn for those in positions of higher power”? If so, you’re not the first. All around the world, people are waking up to the truth that the societies they live in are not supporting their best interests. You […]

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‘Out of Control’ Chinese Space Lab To Become a Celestial Fireball and Impact Earth TODAY

Posted by on April 1, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
‘Out of Control’ Chinese Space Lab To Become a Celestial Fireball and Impact Earth TODAY

South Korea’s National Space Situational Awareness Organisation said on Sunday the 10.4-metre-long (34-foot) Tiangong-1 space station is expected to re-enter the atmosphere some time between 5:12am and 1:12pm Seoul time on Monday (between 1:12 pm and 9:12 pm Eastern Time on Sunday). The debris from the abandoned eight-tonne craft could land anywhere between the latitudes of 43 degrees north and 43 degrees south – from New Zealand to the American midwest, the ESA said.

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Third Eye Pineal Gland: The Biggest Cover Up in Human History

Posted by on March 31, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Third Eye Pineal Gland: The Biggest Cover Up in Human History

Let’s explore the pineal gland!

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Mars Colony Would Be a Hedge Against World War III, Elon Musk Says

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Mars Colony Would Be a Hedge Against World War III, Elon Musk Says

Elon Musk has long stressed that he founded SpaceX in 2002 primarily to help make humanity a multiplanet species — a giant leap that would render us much less vulnerable to extinction.

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Before You Make an Important Decision, Science Says It May Be Best To Sleep On It

Posted by on March 23, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Before You Make an Important Decision, Science Says It May Be Best To Sleep On It

Your brain actually makes some of its own decisions while you sleep. As well, sleep helps the brain process your emotions about a situation, so you are less irrational in your decision making.

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