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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. 1. 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World |
30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself post written by: Marc Chernoff Email When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.
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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."
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. Do schools kill creativity?
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A Bunch Of Bullies Thought It Would Be Funny To Pummel This Kid. They Aren't Laughing Now.
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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. That is, except for some rare cases of real, actual people with bona fide powers that defy explanation (and in some cases practical application). For instance ... #6. Ma Xiangang Is Impervious to Electric Shock Ma Xiangang is a man capable of something not many others are or would have a practical reason to be -- he can touch live wires filled with scrotum-popcorning electricity and feel no pain whatsoever. 6 Real People With Mind-Blowing Mutant Superpowers
Spectacular work, Gav! One of my favorites. I think Tim was a convenient scapegoat for a lot of people. Particularly the type of people who false flagged their way into an illegal war and slaughtered innocent civilians. The reason those in authority marginalized and disparaged the man wasn’t just about “turning people on” to psychedelic drugs, it was about encouraging people to question their worldview/cultural conditioning, empowering them to deconstruct false belief systems and think for themselves, and – along the way – promoting some of the most powerful tools possible to do so. Here’s what George Carlin said about his experience with psychedelics: TIMOTHY LEARY: You aren't like them
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Three sisters pose for photographs taken years apart. 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. Curiosities: Powerful Pictures
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. 10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About America
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. "What Does Love Mean?" See How 4-8 Year-Old Kids Describe Love Article
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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. It’s that delicious, cusp-y moment of imminent seduction. The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English
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