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Is Twitter Really More Addictive than Alcohol? The Vagaries of Will and Desire. Twitter and Facebook are harder to resist than alcohol and cigarettes, but so is the urge to work, according to new research on people’s daily struggles with self-control and desire.

Is Twitter Really More Addictive than Alcohol? The Vagaries of Will and Desire

Sitio oficial de turismo de Canadá. Kurt Cobain Raglan - New In Clothing - New In - TOPMAN. Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe. I’m fairly certain that I’ve discussed my lack of love for the great outdoors, so it’s safe to say you’ll never hear me writing about long hikes in the woods or camping anywhere other than on a deck chair at a five star resort (Hey, I can dream, right?).

Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

Not to say that I am not fond of the fresh air and scenery, I just like to keep a screen between me and the bugs. Needless to say, I don’t last long at picnics in the park or anywhere outdoors for that matter. Usually an annoying fly or buzzing bee will send me into a fit within 20 minutes and I’ll sit there contemplating my escape route or the idea of eating in my air conditioned vehicle. Problem is, I am a big pan of picnic food. Nutella Cupcakes Recipe. Today is World Nutella Day, so you knew there was no way I’d forgo posting something that utilizes this delicious Chocolate Hazlenut spread.

Nutella Cupcakes Recipe

As I have stated once or twice, I love Nutella and I’m pretty certain you could smear the stuff on a piece of cardboard and I’d be completely content! Nutella Cupcakes Recipe. Instant Gratification. Correction Appended: April 29, 2012 Since thin people can't enjoy life, we eke out pleasure by telling fat people how to lose weight, as if they don't know.

Instant Gratification

Cook! Plant a garden! Read this posting of fast-food-menu calories! Buy fresh produce! Are High-IQ People More Likely to Use Drugs? - Mental Floss. Mat Hayward / In 1884, a young researcher named Sigmund Freud was studying the mysteries of the human brain when he wrote an article about cocaine.

Are High-IQ People More Likely to Use Drugs? - Mental Floss

The scientist extolled its benefits in a paper, “Über Coca,” chronicling how he felt when he used the drug. For the next 12 years, Freud habitually used cocaine as he wrote some of his most influential works, including his theories about the Oedipus complex, psychoanalysis, and the unconscious mind. Are High-IQ People More Likely to Use Drugs? - Mental Floss. Maintaining Memories with Marijuana. Can smoking marijuana prevent the memory loss associated with normal aging or Alzheimer's disease ?

Maintaining Memories with Marijuana

This is a question that I have been investigating for the past few years. The concept of medical marijuana is not a new one. Film - Sydney Festival 2012. Yes, Food Can Be Addictive, Says Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Can food really be as addictive as drugs?

Yes, Food Can Be Addictive, Says Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

In an impassioned lecture at Rockefeller University on Wednesday, Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, made the case that the answer is yes and that understanding the commonalities between food and drug addictions could offer insights into all types of compulsive behavior. Yes, Food Can Be Addictive, Says Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dark-Matter Theory Questioned by Astronomers' New Findings. The theory of dark matter took decades to take hold in astronomy, and no wonder.

Dark-Matter Theory Questioned by Astronomers' New Findings

It's pretty tough to wrap your mind around the notion that some mysterious, invisible substance pervades the cosmos — and even tougher to accept that it outweighs ordinary matter by a factor of 6 to 1, at least. Evidence eventually trumped incredulity, though, and by the 1980s, the vast majority of scientists were on board with the idea, nutty though it might seem, and there they've remained ever since. ‘Hyper-Texting’ Teens More Likely to Have Had Sex, Tried Drugs. Teens who send more than 120 texts a day are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol or illegal drugs than peers who text less, according to a study conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

‘Hyper-Texting’ Teens More Likely to Have Had Sex, Tried Drugs

These “hyper-texters” were also more likely to get into physical fights, binge drink and misuse prescription drugs. Despite the suggestive findings, researchers are quick to stress that they do not show that texting causes risky behavior, the Associated Press reports. Dark-Matter Theory Questioned by Astronomers' New Findings. Conoce tu sustancia psicoactiva (INFOGRÁFICO. (clic en la imagen para verla en tamaño completo) La organización civil Espolea A.C. es de las pocas en México que se ha dedicado al trabajo en investigación y difusión de nuevas políticas de drogas, entre las que se incluye la Reducción de Daños (Harm Reduction en inglés), enfoque surgido a mediados de los años 80’s como una alternativa al prohibicionismo de drogas, o el enfoque clásico, cuyas campañas de prevención se concentran en la censura sobre cualquier tipo de información respecto a las tipologías y efectos de las drogas consideradas ilegales, así como en la distribución masiva de información visual y slogans que depositan en la imagen de las drogas una suerte de “espíritu maligno” capaz de pervertir los valores de la sociedad.

Conoce tu sustancia psicoactiva (INFOGRÁFICO

En la punta de cada pico encontramos a las sustancias cuyos efectos son más representativos de cada familia. Al final de la gráfica podemos encontrar una breve descripción de todas las drogas citadas en la imagen, acomodadas también por sus efectos. Everyones Mixtape. What Is That? Fifteen of the World's Most Exotic Pets. Wanderlust: GOOD traces the most famous trips in history. Stacy Stowers. There’s a very good reason why it’s called the Happy Shake! 20 Amazing Watercolor Masterpieces. This is the first of its kind post on Designzzz. The reason this subject of watercolor paintings is selected because these paintings cannot carry as much detail as other routine oil or digital paintings. That is due to the fact that watercolours are not that sophisticated with gradients and swirls.

This aspect makes it the most aspiring brand of art, hence we are sharing a collection 20 watercolor paintings from all over the internet. And as usual, all the image names are properly linked back to the sources, just click them if you would like a large scale image. StumbleUpon. Funny: Smart tips to make life easier. 10 Certified Fresh Psychological Thrillers. What is causing the waves in California to glow? It looks like something from the movie "Avatar": ocean waters that light up like neon glow sticks when they splash.

Beaches across southern California have recently been alight with eerie, glowing waves. What could be causing such an otherworldly phenomenon? - StumbleUpon. Solitude - Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Schedule free text message (SMS) reminders from your computer - Oh, dont forget...

DIRECTORIO INDUSTRIAL QUERETARO. Bienvenido al Directorio Industrial y de Servicios que ayuda a tu empresa a ser más competitiva, reuducir costos, encontrar proveedores, clientes, contactos de negocios y un canal para compartir información industrial importante. Anunciate en el Directorio industrial y de Servicios más reciente. Recibe catorcenalmente un email con información vital para tu empresa. Classics - A Nerd's Guide to Reading. Visual Inspiration - Noisey. Constellations. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor.

National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos]

5 Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness. Much of the brain is still mysterious to modern science, possibly because modern science itself is using brains to analyze it. There are probably secrets the brain simply doesn't want us to know. But by no means should that stop us from tinkering around in there, using somewhat questionable and possibly dangerous techniques to make our brains do what we want. We can't vouch for any of these, either their effectiveness or safety. All we can say is that they sound awesome, since apparently you can make your brain... Why Intelligent People Use More Drugs.

The human consumption of psychoactive drugs , such as marijuana , cocaine , and heroin, is of even more recent historical origin than the human consumption of alcohol or tobacco, so the Hypothesis would predict that more intelligent people use more drugs more frequently than less intelligent individuals. The use of opium dates back to about 5,000 years ago, and the earliest reference to the pharmacological use of cannabis is in a book written in 2737 BC by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung. Opium and cannabis are the only “natural” (agricultural) psychoactive drugs. Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library. Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library helps everyone learn how to grow marijuana plant hydroponics. Meth-addicted snails prove that amphetamines are the ultimate memory-enhancer - io9. Ironic effects of anti-prejudice messages. Posted by Anonymous on July 11, 2011.

In Eyes, a Clock Calibrated by Wavelengths of Light. The workhorse of this system is the light-sensitive hormone melatonin, which is produced by the body every evening and during the night. Microwave Hearing. Mind controller: What is the ‘burundanga’ drug? (Wired UK) 30 Funny Illustrations about Simple Truths of Life. Ten Most Extreme Substances Known to Man.

And Their Fascinating History. February 9, 2012 | Psychedelic Research. Addiction: Part I. Benzodiazepines-Side Effects, Abuse Risk and Alternatives - April 1, 2000. How Hallucinogens Play Their Mind-Bending Games: Scientific American - (Build 20100722150226) Scientists believe "magic" mushrooms could effectively treat depression. THC Prevents MDMA Neurotoxicity in Mice - PubMed Mobile. Results : Lab Test Results for Recreational Drugs. Scientists suggest fresh look at psychedelic drugs. Hallucinogens Have Doctors Tuning In Again - - (Buil. Two new scientific studies reveal hallucinogens are good for your mental health. Making View AS - Visit Norway - Geiranger. Religion May Cause Brain Atrophy.

Think faster focus better and remember moreRewiring our brain to stay younger... The Dark Side of Oxytocin, the Hormone of Love - Ethnocentrism. 7 Skills To Become Super Smart. Think Different: How Perception Reveals Brain Differences. The Whole Brain Atlas.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Brain. Feelings of Knowing : The Frontal Cortex. Time on the Brain: How You Are Always Living In the Past, and Other Quirks of Perception. 120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power - StumbleUpon. The Human Brain - Stress. The depression map: genes, culture, serotonin, and a side of pathogens.

This Is Your Brain On Caffeine. Sleep, Tetris, Memory and the Brain. Why do You Turn Down the Radio When You’re Lost?

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