7 Second Theory. 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World. Reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.
Some of the things that we accept as true at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email.
9 Secrets from a 73-Year Marriage. By Holly Corbett, REDBOOK. "I don't understand couples who say they are too busy or too tired to sleep together. Unless they are building roads all day or running a multi-national corporation, I expect they have just lost sight of priorities. Photos That Will Hit You In The Right Feels. The Things We Say - That moment when you finish a book look around and realize. Famous Quotes are Paired with Clever Illustrations. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based illustrator Tang Yau Hoong has just released a brand new series where he pairs one of his older illustrations with a famous quote.
A few years ago, we discovered Hoong and we quickly became fans after we saw his ability to cleverly incorporate negative space into many of his works. As he told us then, "I enjoy making illusion art because it has the ability to mislead us. We rely on sight in our lives and yet it is so fragile that we could easily be deceived by what we see. " In one of our favorite new prints, Hoong takes one of Steve Jobs' famous quotes, "Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish" and illustrates it by putting two half eaten apples next to each other. Within the negative space, one can subtly make out Steve Jobs' silhouette. 13 year old Logan LaPlante: Hackschooling Makes Me Happy.
Logan Laplante is a 13 year-old boy who was taken out of the education system to be home schooled instead.
Logan had the ability to tailor his education to his interests and also his style of learning, something traditional education does not offer. Logan said that when he grows up he wants to be happy and healthy. At the TEDx talk below, he discussed how hacking his education is helping him achieve that goal. Burning Man Vaults : Images : 2007 burningman oil_derrick_night_
The. Most Astounding Fact. EVER. A Bunch Of Bullies Thought It Would Be Funny To Pummel This Kid. They Aren't Laughing Now. The Piece Of U.S. Currency That's Actually Worth Less Than Nothing. 6 Real People With Mind-Blowing Mutant Superpowers. If the insane, explosive popularity if superhero movies is any indication, we are fascinated by people who are insanely better than us at any given thing.
Probably because, in real life, we're all such a bunch of incompetent boobs that we've been enslaved by blue paint, flashing lights and crying French babies. But it turns out, superpowers are real. And not just the secret ones that everyone has, or even the ones everyone thinks they have -- this Cracked Classic is about a group of people that, in a sane world, would already have multi-colored leather jumpsuits, delightfully mismatched personality traits and a skyscraper shaped like whatever they decide to call themselves. We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), but the majority of us have to accept the sobering reality that preternatural abilities simply aren't possible. For instance ... #6. As with most superpower discoveries, Xiangang found his by acting like a braying jackass. So What's Going on Here? #5. . #4. 60 of the world's happiest facts.
A Russian war veteran visits the tank that he fought in which has been preserved as a monument. A child gives a gift to riot police in Bucharest. Retired Police Chief Captain Ray Lewis is arrested at an Occupy Wall Street protest. A monk prays over the body of an elderly stranger who died suddenly while waiting on a train in China. A dog named Leao keeps watch by the the grave of his owner who was killed in a landslide in Rio de Janeiro. Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. John F. Christians protect Muslims during the 2011 Cairo uprisings.
10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About America. Imagine you have a brother and he’s an alcoholic.
He has his moments, but you keep your distance from him. You don’t mind him for the occasional family gathering or holiday. You still love him. But you don’t want to be around him. This is how I lovingly describe my current relationship with the United States. "What Does Love Mean?" See How 4-8 Year-Old Kids Describe Love Article. By:Ladan Lashkari A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds: "What does love mean?
" The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think... "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. The most honest three and a half minutes of television, EVER... The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English. Here are my top ten words, compiled from online collections, to describe love, desire and relationships that have no real English translation, but that capture subtle realities that even we English speakers have felt once or twice.
As I came across these words I’d have the occasional epiphany: “Oh yeah! That’s what I was feeling...” Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan, an indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego): The wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start. Oh yes, this is an exquisite word, compressing a thrilling and scary relationship moment. Licorice Lips & Cotton Candy Tongues. - StumbleUpon. 10 Incredible Quotes That Will Refresh Your Perspective On Life.
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21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity. 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do. Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? Running the Numbers - An American Self-Portrait. An American Self-Portrait by Photographer/artist Chris Jordan Plastic Bottles, 2007 60x120" Depicts two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every five minutes.
Partial zoom: Detail at actual size: Paper Bags, 2007 60x80" Depicts 1.14 million brown paper supermarket bags, the number used in the US every hour. Cell Phones, 2007 60x100" Depicts 426,000 cell phones, equal to the number of cell phones retired in the US every day. Office Paper, 2007 60x87" Depicts 30,000 reams of office paper, or 15 million sheets, equal to the amount of office paper used in the US every five minutes.
- StumbleUpon. The downlode Etext Library. Culture and Society Essays on aspects of modern life. Cyberculture A selection of classic speculative pieces from thirty years of the emerging culture of the Internet - what it could have been and may yet still be. Philosophy. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. 18 Thought-Provoking Questions. The Propaganda Posters of the 1% & Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About 9/11 Conspiracy Theory In Under 5 Minutes Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!
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