Make a Jacobs Ladder Toy - Easy Instructions to Build Your Own The Jacobs Ladder toy is a fun optical illusion and toy. I'll show you how to make one with things from around the house, without any special tools. In case you've never seen one, here's a wooden Jacobs ladder toy in action: Technologies of Qi – Energy Flows Where Attention Goes Can we direct Qi (or Chi) into our bodies using the power of imagination? The ancient practitioners of Tai Chi and Qigong definitely thought so. They taught that the flow of Qi energy is directe d by the mind, and it is through our imagination, that Qi is first felt, then reinforced. In their understanding of Qi, the mind and body cannot be separated. Beginning students learn to imagine Qi as a tingling sensation in the limbs, torso and palms of the hand, and then direct this sensation through the bodies meridians or energy pathways.
BOS academic : Folding angles of 30 and 60 degrees Folding angles of 30 and 60 degrees by Ian Harrison For those of us who fold paper regularly, creating angles of 90o and 45o is almost second nature. We create a right angle by folding an edge, or a crease, back on itself, and we can bisect a right angle (or any other angle) by bringing the folds/edges that form the two arms of the angle together, and creasing between them. The mathematics of folding angles of 60o or 30o is only slightly more difficult to understand. Yoga & Magical Thinking: A Defense Lets face it, when it comes to magical thinking, yoga people are some of the worst perpetrators around. Author and yogi Matthew Remski is right on the money when he observes “the facebook status updates that define yoga culture can be summed in one line. As I think so I shall be”.
Huzita-Justin Axioms At the First International Meeting of Origami Science and Technology, Humiaki Huzita and Benedetto Scimemi presented a series of papers, in one of which they identified six distinctly different ways one could create a single crease by aligning one or more combinations of points and lines (i.e., existing creases) on a sheet of paper. Those six operations became known as the Huzita axioms. The Huzita axioms provided the first formal description of what types of geometric constructions were possible with origami: in a nutshell, quite a lot was possible! The six Huzita axioms. The six axioms are shown to the right. It has been shown that using the six Huzita axioms, it is possible to:
How 30 Minutes a Day Can Increase Your Intelligence If you ask me, where humans go wrong is with their lack of patience. That, and their recent acquired taste for instant gratification. The reality is that things take time. Richard Branson didn’t become a millionaire overnight.