THE AVENGERS Reimagined as Sengoku Samurai Heroes. Artist Alex Mitchell has taken the characters from The Avengers, and given them an awesome samurai style makover.
The art was inspired by the the Sengoku period also known as the Warring States period in Japanese history. It was a time of social upheaval, political intrigue, and nearly constant military conflict that lasted from the middle of the 15th century to the beginning of the 17th century. Mr. Marcus Admits Starting Porn Syphilis Outbreak By Altering His Test Results. Every outbreak has a patient zero.
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Its name derives from its chemical structure: it is an amine that is formed by removing a carboxyl group from a molecule of L-DOPA. In the brain, dopamine functions as a neurotransmitter—a chemical released by nerve cells to send signals to other nerve cells. The brain includes several distinct dopamine systems, one of which plays a major role in reward-motivated behavior. Most types of reward increase the level of dopamine in the brain, and a variety of addictive drugs increase dopamine neuronal activity.
Other brain dopamine systems are involved in motor control and in controlling the release of several other important hormones. Spaceship Enterprise in 20 years? Beam me up! - Technology & science - Space. Social media offers brain sex-like reward; Posting on Facebook offers a rush. ©Zagorodnaya/shutterstock.com 'Self disclosure' causes a response in the pleasure region of the brain: Harvard study.
Posting views on Facebook and other social media sites delivers a powerful reward to the brain similar to the pleasure from food and sex, a Harvard study concludes. The study led by two neuroscientists and published this week concluded that "self disclosure" produces a response in the region of the brain associated with dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure or the anticipation of a reward. The researchers said most people devote 30 to 40 percent of their speech to "informing others of their own subjective experiences" but that on social media, this is closer to 80 percent.
They conclude "that humans so willingly self-disclose because doing so represents an event with intrinsic value, in the same way as with primary rewards such as food and sex. " Skin is wearing thin on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ The second season isn’t much better.
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Family tree of the Greek gods. Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.
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If left unchecked, they say, it is not only they that will suffer, but also the content creators, who will be deprived of a means to make a living. And, with artists lacking an incentive to create, no more art will be produced, starving our culture. 136 Creepy Wikipedia Articles. Bible. Whoops!
Maybe you were looking for BIBLE!? The most recent edition of the Bible, seen here with an appropriate warning label. The Holy Bible (also known as The Holy Bile), is a wholly ghost-written anthology of children's fairy tales, although it is also enjoyed by adults. It is one of the best selling fiction works of all time and encompasses various genres, including action, drama, mystery, musical, mythology, tragedy, poetry, thriller, adventure, fantasy, horror, historical fiction, pornography, and snuff.
40 Unwritten Rules to Live By - StumbleUpon. Is Facebook Sexualizing Young Girls? Is the pressure of social media causing kids to act too sexy, too soon? Adolescence can be a tricky time for even the most well-adjusted kid out there. Add technology and social media to the equation, though, and young teens can find themselves facing the kind of scrutiny once reserved only for celebrities. They're constantly in front of a camera (usually in the form of a smartphone or a webcam), the images open to criticism from peers and strangers alike. In a bid to be -- or remain -- popular, many kids are posing in increasingly provocative, and inappropriate, ways.
Is Facebook forcing young girls to be too sexual, too soon? [Related: Facebook "Friend" offer exposes man's other wife] Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief. Bad language could be good for you, a new study shows. For the first time, psychologists have found that swearing may serve an important function in relieving pain. The study, published today in the journal NeuroReport, measured how long college students could keep their hands immersed in cold water. During the chilly exercise, they could repeat an expletive of their choice or chant a neutral word. When swearing, the 67 student volunteers reported less pain and on average endured about 40 seconds longer. How to tell in 15 minutes whether someone likes you - by Bridget Webber.
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