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100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Hair and Nails While they’re not a living part of your body, most people spend a good amount of time caring for their hair and nails. Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. Internal Organs Though we may not give them much thought unless they’re bothering us, our internal organs are what allow us to go on eating, breathing and walking around. The largest internal organ is the small intestine. Bodily Functions We may not always like to talk about them, but everyone has to deal with bodily functions on a daily basis. Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph. Sex and Reproduction As taboo as it may be in some places, sex is an important part of human life as a facet of relationships and the means to reproduce. Senses : portail de revues en sciences humaines et sociales The Revenge Killing of Osama bin Laden The May 1 U.S. attack on Osama bin Laden's compound violated multiple elementary norms of international law, beginning with the invasion of Pakistani territory. There appears to have been no attempt to apprehend the unarmed victim, as presumably could have been done by the 79 commandos facing almost no opposition. President Obama announced that "justice has been done." Many did not agree--even close allies. British barrister Geoffrey Robertson, who generally supported the operation, nevertheless described Obama's claim as an "absurdity" that should have been obvious to a former professor of constitutional law. Pakistani and international law require inquiry "whenever violent death occurs from government or police action," Robertson points out. Another perspective on the attack comes in a report in The Atlantic by veteran Middle East and military correspondent Yochi Dreazen and colleagues. They contrast Schmidt with U.S. The roots of the revenge killing are deep.

Poverty Myths By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient. You might think that such striking progress would be widely celebrated, but in fact, Melinda and I are struck by how many people think the world is getting worse. The belief that the world can’t solve extreme poverty and disease isn’t just mistaken. Browse Symptoms & Points » Acupressure Guide Online » PointFinder Items marked (M) indicate likely need for medical attention Items marked (EM!) indicate potential need for emergency medical attention. For these symptoms, only use acupressure to supplement professional medical care, or when no professional medical care is available. Acupoint #1 Squeeze thumb and forefinger together, forming a ridge above the thumb; the point is in the middle of that ridge, just above the end of the crease formed by thumb and forefinger; good for most problems from the waist up TCM: Large Intestine 4 | back to top | Acupoint #2 Two thumb widths from the largest crease on the inside wrist; the point is between the tendons in the middle of the wrist TCM: Pericardium 6 Acupoint #3 Two thumb widths above the outside of the wrist, lined up with the middle finger TCM: Triple Warmer 5 | Back to top | Acupoint #4 In the depression just behind the outer anklebone TCM: Bladder 60 Acupoint #5 TCM: Spleen 6 Acupoint #6 TCM: Stomach 36 Acupoint #7 TCM: Lung 7 Acupoint #8 TCM: Large Intestine 11

Noam Chomsky (site en français) Viewpoints: Where now for capitalism? Markets have inherent and well-known inefficiencies. One factor is failure to calculate the costs to those who do not participate in transactions. These "externalities" can be huge. That is particularly true for financial institutions. Their task is to take risks, calculating potential costs for themselves. Hence the financial market "underprices risk" and is "systematically inefficient," as John Eatwell and Lance Taylor wrote a decade ago, warning of the extreme dangers of financial liberalization and reviewing the substantial costs already incurred - and also proposing solutions, which have been ignored. The threat became more severe when the Clinton administration repealed the Glass-Steagall act of 1933, thus freeing financial institutions "to innovate in the new economy," in Clinton's words -- and also "to self-destruct, taking down with them the general economy and international confidence in the US banking system," financial analyst Nomi Prins adds.

Verbal Abuse, Emotional Abuse and the Narcissist Verbal Abuse Support Page ”I Think I am Having A Nervous Breakdown” That’s what many people say. It’s verbal abuse. Are You The Victim of a Liar? Feeling sane is a matter of feeling in control. The narcissist doesn’t want you in control of your feelings or emotions. But you don’t have to. There are ways to navigate this journey. In myths of old, perilous journeys are metaphors for the trials and tribulations we endure to develop strength. “Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in awful bills.” My new book explains thriving and surviving narcissism in a series of short essays geared to everyone for every occasion a narcissist can bring to the table.Fight or Flight Slow down. Your body is in the fight or flight mode and you feel the physicality of your stress. Women and Madness In the introduction to the 25th Anniversary Edition of her book, Women and Madness, Phyliss Chesler, M.D. writes: Oppression causes bodily changes. A Sense of Entitlement and Domestic Violence Mark Twain

Noam Chomsky Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chomsky. Noam Chomsky[1] né le à Philadelphie, est un linguiste et philosophe américain. Chomsky a commencé à développer sa théorie de la grammaire générative et transformationnelle dans les années 1950 en cherchant à dépasser aussi bien l'approche structuraliste, distributionnaliste que comportementaliste dans l'étude du langage naturel. Les recherches de Chomsky ont joué un rôle crucial dans ce que l'on appelle la « révolution cognitive ». En parallèle de sa carrière scientifique, Noam Chomsky mène une intense activité militante depuis le milieu des années 1960 lorsqu'il prend publiquement position contre la guerre du Viêt Nam. En 1992, d'après l'Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Chomsky est plus souvent cité qu'aucun autre universitaire vivant pendant la période 1980–92. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Chomsky est né à Philadelphie en Pennsylvanie. Linguistique[modifier | modifier le code]

tv Being Human: Welcome & Overview Bio Peter Baumann For many years, Peter Baumann has focused on the exploration of well-being and quality of life from a philosophical, conceptual and experiential perspective. In the spring of 2009, Baumann established the Baumann Institute a nonprofit educational and research corporation. “We want to find out whether or not non-dual awareness can be instrumental in the alleviation of suffering and the experience of well-being,” Baumann states. “The results of scientific research were instrumental in exploding meditation into mainstream awareness and acceptance over the last 35 years. Richard Davidson Neuroscientist Richard Davidson was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2006. Jeff Klein When not focused on parenting his pre-teen daughter and serving as Executive Director of The Baumann Foundation, Jeff Klein runs Working for Good, a conscious marketing and business development company. To download this program become a Front Row member.

Buscador de Puntos - Manual de Digitopuntura Online Introducción La Digitopuntura (también conocida como Digitopresión o Acupresión), la Acupuntura y otras técnicas afines, como la práctica del Do-in, el G-Jo, el Shiatsu o la Mioterapia, son utilizadas en Asia desde hace miles de años y han conseguido, finalmente, una amplia aceptación en occidente. En la medicina tradicional oriental se destaca la importancia de la responsabilidad personal sobre la propia salud. Esta página está diseñada para ofrecerle la oportunidad de aliviar, usted mismo, sus propios síntomas y molestias. Al aprender a estimular sus propios puntos de presión podrá aliviar síntomas menores o moderados y reducir así la necesidad de tomar medicamentos no prescritos por su médico. Habitualmente, a diferencia de la mayoría de fármacos, la digitopuntura produce un alivio inmediato. Advertencias No utilice la digitopuntura como sustituto de tratamientos médicos o de procedimientos de emergencia habituales. La Digitopuntura no debería utilizarse en los siguientes casos:

Noam Chomsky and Naomi Klein Respond to Obama's First State of the Union This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We’re broadcasting from Park City, Utah, from the headquarters of the Sundance Film Festival, the largest festival of independent cinema in the country. In his State of the Union address, President Obama renewed his criticism of the Supreme Court ruling, saying he hopes Congress passes legislation, quote, “that helps to right this wrong." President Obama delivered his first State of the Union address Wednesday night. A full two-thirds of the President’s seventy-minute address was devoted to the economy, the central theme of which was job creation. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Starting in 2011, we are prepared to freeze government spending for three years. I know that some in my own party will argue that we can’t address the deficit or freeze government spending when so many are still hurting. AMY GOODMAN: Obama went on to urge action on energy legislation, linking success to the creation of new jobs. AMY GOODMAN: How?