The mysterious Piri Reis Map: Is this evidence of a very advanced prehistoric civilization? The Piri Reis map is a world map compiled in 1513 from military intelligence by the Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis.
Approximately one third of the map survives; it shows the western coasts of Europe and North Africa and the coast of Brazil with reasonable accuracy. Various Atlantic islands, including the Azores and Canary Islands, are depicted, as is the mythical island of Antillia and possibly Japan. This Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Own All The World’s Food Brands. Just when you think there’s no end to the diversity of junk food lining supermarket aisles, an insanely detailed infographic comes along to set us all straight.
Out of the hundreds of products at our disposal, only ten major corporations manufacture the bulk of what we toss in our shopping carts. So whether you’re looking to stock up on anything from orange soda to latte-flavored potato chips, Mondelez, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo, P&G, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg's, and Unilever own just about everything you could hope to buy. It seems that six degrees of separation theory has been proven after all, if only because we all drink Diet Coke every now and then. In order to visually elucidate that point, Oxfam International created a comprehensive infographic that reveals the extensive reach of the “Big 10” food and beverage companies. Obviously, the horrors extend far beyond our own shattered daydreams. Image via Oxfam. Bookdepository. Free delivery worldwide Free delivery worldwide C$0.00 0 items Home Share Handbook of Irish Folklore By (author) Dean O'Suilleabhain List price: C$75.62 Currently unavailable.
These are the top 10 myths about the human brain. When it comes to our brains, there’s a lot we’re yet to learn - for example, exactly what role sleep plays in memory formation, and how to stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
But there's plenty that scientists do know, and you might be surprised to find that a lot of it contradicts what you believe to be true about the brain. Like the fact that your intelligence decreases with age, or that classical music makes babies smarter. And we hate to be the ones to tell you this, but you’re not actually a creative right-brained thinker who performs better under pressure.
To clear things up, digital company Journl have put together the infographic below that breaks down the top 10 myths about how our brain works (in no particular order). Read and share with the next person who tells you that we only use 10 percent of our brains. Source: Journl. Lucid Dreamers Are Better Problem-Solvers. Lucid dreamers are those lucky individuals who are aware that they’re dreaming and are able to control what happens in their dreams.
(Jump off a cliff and soar through the air? Sure. Walk across the ocean? Go for it!) It’s an ability that must make the dreaming hours more interesting, and now some new research suggests some waking-life benefits, too. Previously, research has shown that frequent lucid dreamers are better at common tasks used in psychology studies, such as the Stroop test (in which, for example, the word green is written in blue ink and participants have to name the color, not the word).
In this study, the participants who reported frequent lucid dreams were better at the task than those who occasionally or rarely experienced lucid dreams. What It’s Like to Be an Expert Lucid Dreamer. The Science of Lucid Dreaming and How to Learn to Control Your Dreams, Animated. Lucid dream. A lucid dream is any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming.
In relation to this phenomenon, Greek philosopher Aristotle observed: "often when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream". One of the earliest references to personal experiences with lucid dreaming was by Marie-Jean-Léon, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint Denys. Skeptics of the phenomenon suggest that it is not a state of sleep, but of brief wakefulness. Others point out that there is no way to prove the truth of lucid dreaming other than to ask the dreamer. Lucid dreaming has been researched scientifically, with participants performing pre-determined physical responses while experiencing a lucid dream. Scientific history Philosopher Norman Malcolm's 1959 text Dreaming had argued against the possibility of checking the accuracy of dream reports.
Hearne's results were not widely distributed. Initiation REM sleep. The Secret Posture for Triggering Wake Initiated Lucid Dreams and Out-of-Body Experiences. A few years ago, I took a flight from Atlanta back to my home in San Francisco.
I was sleep deprived after a late night out with old friends. The afternoon I arrived home, I drove down to Ocean Beach and took a nap in the car, leaving the window open for the ocean breeze. My seat was reclined most of the way and I fell asleep on my back. I instantly slipped into sleep paralysis. Hyper Lucid Dreaming. Infinite Minds - Lucid Dreaming - How to Lucid Dream: Wake Induced Lucid Dreams (WILD) How To Stay Lucid in Dreams and Increase Dream Intensity.