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Gandhi Was a Racist Who Forced Young Girls to Sleep in Bed with Him. LIBRARY OF MOST CONTROVERSIAL FILES. What the Things You See When You Rub Your Eyes Are Called. Today I Found Out what the things you see when you close your eyes and rub them hard are called, namely “phosphenes”.

What the Things You See When You Rub Your Eyes Are Called

A phosphene is characterized by perceiving some form of light when there is little or no light actually entering the eye, making it an entopic phenomenon (meaning the source of the phenomenon is within the eye itself). Phosphenes are most commonly introduced by simply closing your eyes and rubbing them or squeezing them shut, tightly; generally the harder you rub or squeeze, the more phosphenes you’ll see. This pressure stimulates the cells of the retina and, thus, makes your brain think you are seeing light. Specifically, Grüsser et al. demonstrated that pressure in the eye results in activation of retinal ganglion cells in a very similar way to how they activate as a response to light.

Bypass commands from the brain to legs through a computer. 14-Aug-2014 [ Print | E-mail ] Share [ Close Window ] Contact: Yukio National Institutes of Natural Sciences Gait disturbance in individuals with spinal cord injury is attributed to the interruption of neural pathways from brain to the spinal locomotor center, whereas neural circuits locate below and above the lesion maintain most of their functions.

Bypass commands from the brain to legs through a computer

An artificial connection that bridges the lost pathway and connects brain to spinal circuits has potential to ameliorate the functional loss. Neural networks in the spinal cord, locomotion center are capable of producing rhythmic movements, such as swimming and walking, even when isolated from the brain. The research group came up with bypassing the functioning brain and locomotion center with the computer to compensate lost pathways as a way to enable individuals with spinal cord injury to regain walking ability. [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] AAAS and EurekAlert!

Prepare to Be Shocked - Alexis C. Madrigal. These companies want to bring down America’s airline mafia. You might expect scrappy start-ups to steer clear of an industry plagued by bankruptcies, rising costs and accusations of monopolistic behavior.

These companies want to bring down America’s airline mafia

But the tough times facing the US airline industry have inspired a new crop of small carriers, all gunning to be the next JetBlue or Southwest. Mergers like last year’s deal between American Airlines and US Airways—which created the world’s largest airline—have given a handful of gargantuan companies control over most of the country’s domestic and international flights. (Four big carriers now control some 82% of domestic air travel). And yet, there are also more new, start-up airlines than the industry has seen in decades.

Recent mergers and Acquisition of US airlinesAirports Council International The startups are tackling different ends of the market. - Backlinks. Results menu ≡ Home Backlink Analysis Backlinks Link Disinfection Anchor texts Pages Industries Link contexts Countries LIS distribution Subdomains Link age Link Alerts Export 1,000 Links Tools Country Stats Industry Stats FAQ Enter a website URL: Getting data... - Backlinks

The freshest backlinks of Total Active Backlinks: Synthesis and luminescence mechanism of multicolor-emitting g-C3N4 nanopowders by low temperature thermal condensation of melamine : Scientific Reports. The Harsh Truth About Whether Or Not There Is Someone For Everyone - How to Paint with pixels in Zbrush. Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act. Videoclub - ¿Cómo suena la voz de Morgan Freeman después de inhalar helio? Cyberbaiting: a New Teen Trend That Humiliates Teachers. There’s a brand new-phenomenon teachers should add to their “beware of” lists.

Cyberbaiting: a New Teen Trend That Humiliates Teachers

It’s called cyberbaiting, and while the verb hasn’t yet made it into the dictionary, or even onto Wikipedia, the growing trend has already been documented by the Norton Online Family Report. According to the study, cyberbaiting “is when students irritate or ‘bait’ a teacher until the teacher gets so frustrated they yell or have a breakdown. Students are ready for the teacher to crack and film the incident on cell phones so they can later post the footage online, causing further shame or trouble for the teacher or school.” MORE: 5 Best Back-to-School Apps for Busy Parents Norton’s global survey, which targeted over 19,600 people (including over 2,300 teachers) from 24 countries, revealed that 21 percent of teachers either experienced or knew someone who experienced cyberbaiting.

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Mental imagery in emotion and emotional disorders

Keywords Mental image; Imagery; Emotion; Imagery rescripting; Autobiographical memory; Vividness; Intrusive memories; Involuntary memory Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Lang's theory of emotional imagery - Cognition & Emotion - Volume 1, Issue 4. An appraisal is presented of Lang's theoretical and experimental work on emotional imagery.

Lang's theory of emotional imagery - Cognition & Emotion - Volume 1, Issue 4

Lang has adopted a “propositionalist” theory of imagery which emphasises the role of the activation of cognitive structures associated with imagery. Questions are raised about the exact properties of these structures and the relation between their activation and the experiential image. Lucid dreaming. Seeing the Unseen. Experiment opens the door to multi-party quantum communication.

In the world of quantum science, Alice and Bob have been talking to one another for years.

Experiment opens the door to multi-party quantum communication

Charlie joined the conversation a few years ago, but now with spacelike separation, scientists have measured that their communication occurs faster than the speed of light. For the first time, physicists at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo have demonstrated the distribution of three entangled photons at three different locations (Alice, Bob and Charlie) several hundreds of metres apart, proving quantum nonlocality for more than two entangled photons. The findings of the experiment, Experimental Three-Particle Quantum Nonlocality under Strict Locality Conditions, are published in Nature Photonics today. [1303.5090] Planck intermediate results. XIII. Constraints on peculiar velocities.

Another universe tugging on ours? Maybe not, researchers say. ( -- A new study from the University at Buffalo contradicts the dark flow theory, showing that exploding stars in different parts of the universe do not appear to be moving in sync.

Another universe tugging on ours? Maybe not, researchers say

Working with data on 557 such stars, called supernovae, UB scientists deduced that while the supernovae closest to Earth all shared a common motion in one direction, supernovae further out were heading somewhere else. An article announcing the research results will appear in a forthcoming edition of the peer-reviewed Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.

In 2008, a research team led by a NASA scientist announced a startling discovery: Clusters of galaxies far apart from one another appeared to be traveling in the same direction. Edward Snowden Tells SXSW He'd Leak Those Secrets Again : The Two-Way. Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has leaked large amounts of classified information about the agency's electronic surveillance programs, spoke via video to a sympathetic audience at South By Southwest Interactive on Monday.

Edward Snowden Tells SXSW He'd Leak Those Secrets Again : The Two-Way

Snowden, who is wanted for prosecution in the U.S., was in Russia, where he's been given temporary asylum. Repeating things he's said before, Snowden declared Monday that he would do what he did all over again because he had seen the Constitution being "violated on a massive scale. " Ciencia : Main View : Búsqueda federada de Deep. Searching: Senior Projects. Latin American Studies Association (LASA) WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources. @bibliotecauprrp. LibWeb Library WWW Servers - World Libraries Online  - Search Results. Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes. Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes. Darwin and Freud walk into a bar. 20 Practical Uses for Coca Cola – Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body.

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With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing certain modes of consciousness can have positive health effects, researchers have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice. The study investigated the effects of a day of intensive mindfulness practice in a group of experienced meditators, compared to a group of untrained control subjects who engaged in quiet non-meditative activities.

After eight hours of mindfulness practice, the meditators showed a range of genetic and molecular differences, including altered levels of gene-regulating machinery and reduced levels of pro-inflammatory genes, which in turn correlated with faster physical recovery from a stressful situation. The study was published in the Journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. The Science of Heartbreak. Technology. Cópula Política. Can Humans Breathe Liquid? Space Photo of the Day - Wired Science.

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