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Have a history teacher explain this if they can. Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. John F. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. Both wives lost a child while living in the White House. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both Presidents were shot in the head. Now it gets really weird. Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln. Both were assassinated by Southerners. Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson. Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908. John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939. Both assassins were known by their three names. Both names are composed of fifteen letters. Now hang on to your seat. Lincoln was shot at the theater named "Ford." And here's the "kicker":

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6 Bullshit Facts About Psychology That Everyone Believes Psychology is one of those subjects that everybody likes to think they know something about. We love to go around diagnosing our friends and co-workers, both to make sense of the world and to make ourselves feel like we're smarter than they are. But like any science that makes its way into the pop culture, a lot of the "common sense" statements we hear every day are so wrong that they border on raving idiocy.

Journal of Neural Engineering Dominique M Durand et al 2014 J. Neural Eng. 11 020201 Neural engineers have made significant, if not remarkable, progress in interfacing with the nervous system in the last ten years. Einstein's Puzzle # Copyright (C) 2004 Lauri Karttunen # # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify # it under the terms of GNU General Public License as published by # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or # (at your option) any later version. # This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, # but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of # MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the # GNU General Public License for more details. Einstein's Puzzle

Has Hollywood Lost Its Creativity? You probably know that we feature quite some poster designs on our website every week, and every Sunday we feature some movie posters. Last week I came across an interesting blogpost series made by Christophe Courtois, he made quite a collection with movie posters and put them together according to their genre. You will all see what he tried to show in one glance. Inside the Disney Vault If you like this story feel free to share... It's hard to deny the impact that Walt Disney and his legacy have had on the world. In their theme parks, television network, music, and of course their films, the world of Disney has reached out onto new horizons, always putting themselves at the cutting edge of technology and current trends. now give you list.

Phalaris arundinacea - RoguesGallery Legend for Species Pages Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea Moss, Flora of Alberta – Circumpolar Global Invasive Species Database – Yes[1] NatureServe I-Rank – High Haber, Upland – No Haber, Wetland – Principal CWF, Status & Invasive Range – Low to moderate, ON, PQ Alberta Revegetation Guidelines – Invasive agronomic: This species includes 2 taxa, one native, the other Eurasian. The Eurasian taxon is inva­sive in wetlands The Nature Conservancy – Yes, w/ ESA CBCN – No AB Weed – No Mind Reading (Neural Decoding) Goes Mainstream Surfdaddy Orca November 9, 2009 In the new movie, The Men Who Stare at Goats, reporter Bob Wilton confronts Special Forces operator Lyn Cassady, “I’ve heard that you’re a psychic spy.” Lyn later comments, “We’re Jedi.

10 Mysteries That Hint At Forgotten Advanced Civilizations Mysteries Prehistory literally means the time “before we had written records” (roughly the time before the 4th Century BC) and ancient history is the time since our recorded history. Our concept of ancient history was originally firmly determined by the bible. Fluid simulation with Turing patterns Fps: Fluid simulation with Turing patterns (sort of) This demo is built on the Reaction-Diffusion template from the WebGL playground and Evgeny Demidov's fluid simulation. Anyway, this implementation does not use the OpenGL extension OES_TEXTURE_FLOAT. Instead a 16bit "minifloat" buffer is used here.The extension might still be a good start for optimization!To be correct these aren't real "Turing patterns", though the dots are quite characteristic. What you see is actually the simpler kind of one-component Reaction-Diffusion equations.

Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> Fill in your birthdate below in the space indicated. (Note you must enter the year as a 4-digit number!) Click on the "Calculate" button. Top 10 Amazing Lost Or Suppressed Inventions Technology This list looks at some amazing past inventions that have been lost. Some may be cause for skepticism but almost all of the items here are things that we would definitely love to understand better today.

OpenEEG project About the project Many people are interested in what is called neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback training, a generic mental training method which makes the trainee consciously aware of the general activity in the brain. This method shows great potential for improving many mental capabilities and exploring consciousness. Other people want to do experiments with brain-computer interfaces or just want to have a look at their brain at work.

Modern exterior latex paint seals wood without harmful chemicals that can leach into the soil as were present in old lead paints. Numerous brands of low VOC eco-friendly paint are now on the market. Linseed oil was the wood preservative of choice for exterior applications before modern synthetic sealers were developed.

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