Entretien avec Georges Didi-Huberman - une vidéo Art et Création Hearing Test - Can You Hear This? We got a lot of positive feedback on our Can You Hear Like a Teenager? article, and it inspired us to take it just a little bit further. Check your hearing with a list of tones that go from 8Hz all the way up to 22,000Hz. It’s fairly common for people who are over 25 years of age to not be able to hear above 15kHz and also experience some level of hearing loss or hearing damage such as tinnitus. This online test will help you find out where your high frequency hearing cuts off. Musicians have a much higher risk of hearing loss that most people do, and many of us don’t really wear proper hearing protection. Take our online hearing test: listen to each of these tones and let us know where your hearing cuts out. Importance of Hearing Protection If you’re around loud music a lot like I am, or if you are experiencing some hearing loss, I highly recommend getting a pair of hearing protection earplugs.
Joseph Jernigan | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers In 1981, Jernigan was sentenced to death for stabbing and shooting 75-year-old Edward Hale, who discovered him stealing a microwave oven. Jernigan spent 12 years in prison before his final plea for clemency was denied. At the prompting of a prison chaplain, he agreed to donate his body for scientific research or medical use. His cadaver was sectioned and photographed for the Visible Human Project. Two cheeseburgers, french fries, tossed salad with 1,000 island dressing and iced tea (refused last meal) Joseph Paul Jernigan was executed on Aug. 5, 1993 for the 1981 murder of 75 year-old Edward Hale. Jernigan and an accomplice were in the process of burglarizing Hale’s house when he returned home. A sheriff arrested Jernigan several days later after his wife, Vicki Jernigan, provided the sheriff’s department with the information they needed to arrest him. The murderer's gift: The life and eternal cyberlife of Paul Jernigan By David Rothman Jernigan gave himself to science. "Not too much.
Impressive Photos of Baby Animals Pour un documentaire appelé « Extraordinary Animals in the Womb », le producteur Peter Chinn de la chaîne National Geographic a utilisé des scanners à ultrasons et des minuscules caméras pour capturer toutes sortes de bébés animaux dans l’utérus. Des débuts de vie animale à découvrir dans la suite de l’article. Dauphin. Eléphant. Chihuahua. Serpent. Requin tigre. Ours polaire. Chiot. Pingouin. Requin Ctron.
5 Mind-Blowing Ways Your Senses Lie to You Every Day We are so completely dependent on our five senses every moment of the day that we totally forget how full of shit they can be. Your reality is cobbled together from a bunch of different parts of your brain working in conjunction, and often it's like a bickering conference room full of uncooperative co-workers. In fact, we're pretty sure the thing your brain does best is convince you that it works. But it doesn't take much to spot the bizarre little flaws in your gray matter. For example ... #5. Photos.com/AbleStock.com/Getty Images When you hear someone talk, the whole process is pretty straightforward, right? Short answer: your eyes. In the clip, you see (and hear) a guy saying "bah bah bah" over and over. BBCYour brain also gave the "fah" version a tan, for unknown reasons. This illusion is called the McGurk effect, and the creepiest part is that, even knowing know full well what's going on, you can't get your ears to hear the correct sound. #4. Oleksandr Pekur/Photos.com Wait, no. #3.
1993: Joseph Paul Jernigan, Visible Human Project subject August 5th, 2013 Headsman On this date in 1993, Joseph Paul Jernigan died by lethal injection in Texas. Yet he lives on still. A career burglar, Jernigan was surprised mid-robbery in 1981 by 75-year-old Edward Hale: the thief promptly shot the homeowner dead, then finished his looting. As a criminal you wouldn’t much notice Joseph Paul Jernigan — unless it was your house he was burgling, of course — and you wouldn’t exactly call his smash-and-grab act state-of-the-art. Jernigan donated his body to science, joining an ancient tradition of condemned men and women whose bodies are “cadaverized” for whatever medical material is required of their own day and age. But instead of serving as a med school’s pincushion, “science” in Jernigan’s case turned out to be — Jernigan had no idea of it while he lived — the Visible Human Project. So, after his execution, Jernigan’s entire body was “sliced” from head to foot into 1,871 one-millimeter slides. Joseph Jernigan’s thorax, including the heart.
Beautiful Animations Showing MRI Scans of Fruits and Vegetables Most photographers and artists will never have the opportunity to make the kind of images that Andy Ellison does. As an MRI technologist at Boston University Medical School, Ellison has access to extremely expensive imaging machines. More specifically, he runs a research-only Philips 3 Tesla MRI machine. When he’s not using it for official purposes, he experiments with it by placing various fruits, vegetables, and flowers inside. The resulting still images and animations are beautiful and abstract, and form a project that he calls “Inside Insides.” The images above show a pineapple and an artichoke. The answers: corn, tomato, cucumber, garlic, broccoli, banana, brussel sprouts, sunflower, onion, and spagetti squash. According to Salon, the whole project started when Ellison needed a test subject to adjust the machine’s parameters. You can find an index of his different subjects on this page, and follow along on his blog for all the latest images. Thanks for sending in the tip, Garry!
Eye:optics, anatomy and accommodation: Physclips - Light The photoreceptor cells in the human retina are classified, by their shape, into rods and cones. Cones, which are responsible for colour vision, come in three types, called red, green and blue according to whether they respond most strongly to long, medium and short wavelengths. (Page on this still to come.) In this sketch, light arrives from the left, which means that light travels through the nerves on its way to the photo receptors. Ghost in the machine Gilbert Ryle Gilbert Ryle (1900–76) was a philosopher who lectured at Oxford and made important contributions to the philosophy of mind and to "ordinary language philosophy". His most important writings include Philosophical Arguments (1945), The Concept of Mind (1949), Dilemmas (1954), Plato's Progress (1966), and On Thinking (1979). Ryle's The Concept of Mind (1949) is a critique of the notion that the mind is distinct from the body, and a rejection of the theory that mental states are separable from physical states. In this book Ryle refers to the idea of a fundamental distinction between mind and matter as "the ghost in the machine". According to Ryle, the classical theory of mind, or "Cartesian rationalism", makes a basic category mistake, because it attempts to analyze the relation between "mind" and "body" as if they were terms of the same logical category. The Concept of Mind Official doctrine Ryle's estimation of the official doctrine Popular culture