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Bring in the cats? dirk dirk dot com FishIE Tank fish 1024 x 1002 window size Thanks for checking out this site. Psychadellivision by ~Volcanic-Penguin on deviantART - StumbleUpon Cannabis and Schizophrenia Courtesy of The Joint Blog Contrary to prohibitionist propaganda, a new government-funded study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology has found that cannabis may combat the symptoms of schizophrenia by stimulating the body’s cannabinoid receptors. Researchers for the study examined rats with schizophrenia which were dosed with a chemical substance meant to mimic cannabinoids – compounds found in cannabis, as well as naturally produced in our body. Researchers found that the cannabinoids “reversed social withdrawal in PCP-treated rats via stimulation of CB1 receptors”; social withdrawal is one of the primary symptoms of schizophrenia. The study – which was funded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation and the National Institute of Mental Health -concludes that “these findings indicate that.. activation of CB1 receptors is crucial for social interaction, and that PCP-induced social withdrawal results from deficient endocannabinoid transmission”. Source: TheJointBlog.Com

WebGL Water Loading... Made by Evan Wallace This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube. Interactions: Draw on the water to make ripples Drag the background to rotate the camera Press SPACEBAR to pause and unpause Drag the sphere to move it around Press the L key to set the light direction Press the G key to toggle gravity Features: Raytraced reflections and refractions Analytic ambient occlusion Heightfield water simulation * Soft shadows Caustics (see this for details) ** * requires the OES_texture_float extension** requires the OES_standard_derivatives extension Tile texture from zooboing on Flickr

the quiet place communication with the quiet place will be operated via the [spacebar] keycommunication with the quiet place will be operated via your fingergently squeeze that key, nowgently touch the screen, now in order to get the most out of your experience please silence your phone, turn on your speakers and press the [f-11] key or [cmd+shift+f] on macin order to get the most out of your experience turn up the volume and rotate landscapeagain, press [spacebar] to continueagain, tap to continue seriously though, silence your phone. it's pointless otherwisedon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of youdon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of you welcome to the quiet placeagain, press [spacebar] to continue in the quiet place, there are no capsletters that are all big and yell at you also, there are no facebook notifications or twitter google+ foursquare email messenger etc wow have you ever noticed how many things require your attention? little

8 Books For a Higher Existence Books are magical inventions. By carrying meaning, they gives us glimpses of experience and knowledge from a different world. Phonetic language, being cut-off from time and place, the Now, helps both to encapsulate the ego more, but also to offer guidance to make it poriferous, letting Eros free. Without books we would lose this guidance. And in these times of dire ecological and cultural crisis, we need new ways to respond to the ecosystem that we simultaneous are and are imbedded in. If you’re done reading this list and want to level up more – check out part two! Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Friedrich Nietzsche Thus Spoke Zarathustra is Nietzsche’s most prophetic book in which he offers his teachings through the words of Zarathustra, based on the Persian prophet Zoroaster, who, after spending ten years on a mountain in meditation only accompanied by his Eagle and Serpent, comes down to offer his wisdom to the world. Becoming Animal – David Abram The Story of B – Daniel Quinn

THEREMIN - A Touch Friendly Synthesizer ✖Update: 7 February 2014 Thanks to everyone for sharing! Over 100,000 people have played on the theremin in the last 3 days which is absolutely amazing. Due to a large number of requests, we've began working on a record function as well as an offline version of the app which will be available soon. Feel free to either subscribe at the bottom of the page or follow us on Facebook & Twitter for updates and future toys. More info The web audio theremin is a touch friendly & responsive audio synthesizer built in javascript using the Web Audio API with HTML5 canvas. Feel free to get in contact with me here: luke@femurdesign.com If you are using Safari or Chrome, please update your browser to the latest version. This synthesizer uses latest Web Audio API technology which is currently supported in Chrome, Safari, Opera and iOS Safari 6+.

Binary - it's digitalicious! How binary works: The binary number system (aka base 2) represents values using two symbols, typically 0 and 1. Computers call these bits. A bit is either off (0) or on (1). See also:Hex | Octal Please note: This application only encodes and decodes 8-bit ASCII text and is for entertainment purposes only. Marijuana and Mental Health Smoking marijuana alters our response to negative images or emotionsPeople with THC in bloodstream, the active ingredient of cannabis, were less accurate at matching fearful expressions than ones that were happyStudy argues that marijuana may now be touted as a cure for depression By Victoria Woollaston Published: 16:46 GMT, 22 August 2013 | Updated: 16:46 GMT, 22 August 2013 It's well-known that marijuana will get you high, but a lesser known side-effect is that it can alter our response to negative emotions and images. A recent study has taken a look at the brain’s functioning in the presence of tetrahydrocannabinoid (THC) to understand how marijuana can affect the way we process emotions. THC is the principal psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant. The research tested a group of men who were active users of marijuana. The European Neuropsychopharmacology journal has published a study that has confirmed the positive effect of THC to negative stimuli.

// Animated Gifs 01 - Matthew DiVito // MOTION // GRAPHIC // DESIGN // Animated Gifs 01 What started as a little experiment has grown into something more. Selections from my blog mrdiv.tumblr.com retro_break january 22, 2012 shatter march 16, 2012 reset march 19, 2012 worm march 19, 2012 face to vase march 21, 2012 cell march 26, 2012 ribbon march 26, 2012 ico_sphere april 3, 2012 sharp_mind april 6, 2012 smh april 6, 2012

Interactive Portal Turret by ~SarmaiBalazs on deviantART Nudge Select 1 of 8 different Sound Patterns from the small Matrixes icons on the right. Use your mouse to draw notes on each 16 Step Matrix. Adjust the volume of the iNudge. <div class="block"><div class="full"><div class="content info"><h3>Important information!

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