How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later First, before I begin to bore you with the usual sort of things science fiction writers say in speeches, let me bring you official greetings from Disneyland. I consider myself a spokesperson for Disneyland because I live just a few miles from it — and, as if that were not enough, I once had the honour of being interviewed there by Paris TV. For several weeks after the interview, I was really ill and confined to bed. I think it was the whirling teacups that did it. Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. It reminds me of a headline that appeared in a California newspaper just before I flew here. Well, I will tell you what interests me, what I consider important. In 1951, when I sold my first story, I had no idea that such fundamental issues could be pursued in the science fiction field. Finally, in the story, the dog begins to imagine that someday the garbagemen will eat the people in the house, as well as stealing their food. What could explain all this?
VoiceDraw VoiceDraw is a drawing program designed to be controlled using only one's voice. Since no mouse, keyboard or stylus is required, it can be used by people with various forms of motor impairments to express themselves creatively. VoiceDraw is built upon the Vocal Joystick engine in order to process "non-linguistic vocal parameters" in addition to traditional speech recognition for providing continuous and fluid control of the virtual brush. Non-linguistic vocal parameters are voice features that do not correspond to a particular word or phrase in a language, such as changes in loudness, pitch, and vowel quality. A video demonstrating the features of VoiceDraw can be found here: The following is an artwork was created by the first author using VoiceDraw, taking approximately 2.5 hours. The following two pieces were created by Philip Martin Chavez, who refers to himself as an "Electronic Voice Painter." The artwork on the left was created by Mr. S.
Your Brain On Psilocybin Might Be Less Depressed : Shots - Health Blog hide captionThis could be your forest on psilocybin. Baxterclaus/Flickr This could be your forest on psilocybin. Magic mushrooms are said to blow your mind, but the hallucinogenic chemical psilocybin, the active ingredient, actually reins in key parts of the brain, according to two new studies. The memorably vivid emotional experiences reported by mushroom users may flourish because the parts of the brain suppressed by psilocybin usually keep our world view tidy and rational. And since the brain area affected by psilocybin can also be out of whack in mental health problems such as depression, the researchers speculate that the drug may turn out to be useful in treating mental illness. "The brain's doing a lot to keep our experiences of the world orderly and constrained," says Robin Carhart-Harris, a post-doc in neuroscience at Imperial College London, and lead author of the studies. The studies are among the first to use brain imaging to take a peek at the brain on psilocybin.
Facebook Changes We'd Actually Want To See | Cool Material - StumbleUpon If you had a dollar for every person who posted their hatred of the new Facebook layout, you’d be able to give Mark Zuckerberg a run for his money. Okay that’s a guess, and most likely a wrong one, but you get our point. When Facebook made its most recent set of changes the Preteen Panic Meter hit “Justin Bieber Has A Girlfriend” levels, and while that demographic made the most noise (mostly high-pitched screams), we weren’t too crazy about the adjustments either.
Psykopaint - Create and paint amazing art from photos Tantra lovemaking positions, I : Lands of Wisdom When you play with different positions during lovemaking, you invite a whole spectrum of qualities into your union. Each posture will activate a different kind of response. The more expansive you can be with how you express your love, and the more dimensions you can include, the more spicy and fulfilling your relating will be. Instead of being one-dimensional, always moving into the same habits of behaviour, you will become multi-dimensional – able to access new and unexpected facets of your being. This will help you to open to new experiences and qualities in lovemaking. In this posture the man can go wild. In this posture the woman can go wild. This is a relaxing way to be a king and queen of love, sitting together in a chair with the woman on top. In this posture the man enters the woman’s Yoni from behind, allowing for deep penetration and letting the woman feel totally possessed by her mate. This posture allows the man and woman to relax together in the space of valley orgasm.
The Dinner Garden, providing seeds for food for families and communities. Primates as prey, predators, competitors of snakes Photo by J. Headland/Courtesy of PNAS Reticulated python shot by Kekek Aduanan, the adult male Agta on the right, on June 9, 1970, at the headwaters of the Koso River in the Sierra Madre of Aurora Province, Luzon, Philippines. Note the snake's girth and head size relative to the size of the men holding her carcass. More than a quarter of the men in a modern Filipino hunter-gatherer group have been attacked by giant pythons, reports a study that also concludes that humans and snakes not only eat and are eaten by each other, but have long been competitors for the same prey. Skin of the same python as above after the two hunters and Headland butchered it, thereby providing about 55 pounds of meat to the men's families and fellow group members. Human aversion to snakes may be a result of a shared evolutionary history, researchers have often speculated, but since snakes swallow their prey whole, little fossil evidence remains to help define the relationship between snakes and primates.
BACK TO THE FUTURE 2 (2011) : Irina Werning - Photographer - StumbleUpon Now its time for KOREA, TAIWAN AND TOKYO. If you live here and want to participate in my project, email me amazing old pictures to : email@example.com Riff Raff 1976 & 2011 London Andy 1967 & 2011 Los Angeles Johanes 1994 & 2011 Hamburg Maarje 1990 & 2011 Amsterdam Lea B 1980 & 2011 Paris Carli 1990 & 2011 Buenos Aires Alexandra 1970 & 2011 Paris Carol 1960 & 2011 New York Christoph 1990 & 2011 Berlin Wall Daphne 1986 & 2011 Paris Devoto 1990 & 2011 Buenos Aires Diego 1970 & 2011 Buenos Aires Evan 1957 & 2011 New York Giorgio 1982 & 2011 Paris Jackie 1994 & 2011 Buenos Aires Juan Carlos 1982 & 2011 Bs Aires Lea T 1995 & 2011 Paris Majo 1983 & 2011 Buenos Aires Marcela 1973 & 2011 Buenos Aires May 1985 & 2011 Buenos Aires Patrick 1968 & 2011 Paris Patrick B 1982 & 2011 Berlin Fer F 1981 & 2011 Buenos Aires Puna 2003 & 2011 Buenos Aires Sander 1983 & 2011 Rotterdam Sarah and Jim 1988 & 2011 Boston Seba 1986 & 2011 Patagonia Sole 1988 & 2011 Buenos Aires Sonia y Lauri 1988 & 2011 Bs Aires
Readefine The Top Ten Horror Films of 2011 | Gothic.net 2011 was host to some fun and scary films. Listed below are only ten of the top movies that brought shocks and frights to us all. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. It was an interesting year for scary movies, and I hope to see more fresh, innovative indie flicks come our way in 2012. A Buy.com coupon code is often available for horror DVD’s. Related Posts: