BAGHDAD (AP) — Thunderous car bombs shattered a crowded marketplace in the heart of Baghdad, triggering secondary explosions, engulfing an eight-story building in flames and killing at least 78 people in the latest in a series of similar attacks aimed at the country's Shiite majority. PHOTOS : Multiple explosions rock Baghdad The blasts in three parked cars Monday obliterated shops and stalls and left bodies scattered among mannequins and other debris in pools of blood. Dense smoke blackened the area and rose hundreds of feet from the market district on the east bank of the Tigris River. Small fires, fueled by clothing and other goods, burned for hours in the rubble-strewn street as firefighters battled blazes in two buildings. "Where is the government?
Mind & Brain :: Mind Matters :: August 25, 2009 :: :: Email :: Print Two scientists suggest that depression is not a malfunction, but a mental adaptation that brings certain cognitive advantages By Paul W. Andrews and J. Anderson Thomson Jr. Depressed, thinking Image: istock/Guillermo Perales Gonzalez
At the start of this year, we decided to come up with a list of Flash casual games with a philosophical bent. To be honest, we struggled. After days of research, we could only find a handful of games that had the thought-provoking depth we were looking for.
Diane Van Deren is one of the best ultra-runners in the world, and it all started with a seizure. In this short, Diane tells us how her disability gave rise to an extraordinary ability. For Diane Van Deren, a charming mother of three, daily life is a struggle.
Temporal paradox (also known as time paradox and time travel paradox ) is a theoretical paradoxical situation that happens because of time travel . A time traveler goes to the past, and does something that would prevent him from time travel in the first place. If he does not go back in time, he does not do anything that would prevent his traveling to the past, so time travel would be possible for him. However, if he goes back in time and does something that would prevent the time travel, he will not go back in time. Thus each possibility seems to imply its own negation - a type of logical paradox.
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