Never-ending Scales - Fun Brain Teaser Put on your headphones or turn on your speakers and listen to this sound pattern by pushing the play button(>) . It's called a Shepard scale. You may notice that the scale always seems to be going down, but not getting much lower. It's an auditory equivalent of an old-fashioned barber pole. But how is it possible in a sound pattern? The Paradox of Shepard Scales It's not easy to describe what's going on in Shepard scales, but if you're interested keep reading! Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome - By Dr. William Dement Updated February 26, 1999 Please see our updated article about delayed sleep phase syndrome on the new Stanford Sleep and Dreams website. What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)? It is a disorder in which the major sleep episode is delayed by 2 or more hours of the desired bedtime. This causes difficulty awakening at the desired time. What are the symptoms?
25 Most Unusual Deaths of 21st Century! Death is a difficult thing to understand to a lot of us living and we always want it to come as late as possible and as natural as possible. But there are times that death is unusual. Check out the 25 most unusual deaths of 21st century till now (from wiki) - Gernreich alphabet Gernreich is an alternative alphabet for English invented by Michael Carnright when he was 14. The letters are like building blocks which are connected together to make words, which in turn can be connected together to make sentences. Micheael usually uses graph paper to write this alphabet. Notable features The letters with the largest span from point to point are used for the most common letters in English.
Playing Cards Magic Trick - Counter Strike This is no ordinary card trick, this is the mother of all card tricks, and once learned you will be able to perform many different card tricks that defy all logic, because you will know the position of every card in the pack. The cards must not be shuffled or disturbed in any way, but the performer can cut the cards and have several spectators do a straight cut. The cards must be stacked as shown in the table below, by first placing the ace of clubs on to a table face up, then the four of hearts and so on until the whole pack is set in the master system order. Rule 1 Each card has a numerical value, Ace=1, jack=11, queen=12 and king=13. Rule 2 Each card is THREE numbers apart, Ace, 4, 7, 10, etc. Rule 3 Every thirteenth card is a card of the same value, but a different suit.
Mind-Reading Computer Takes Images Straight out of Your Brain Japanese scientists at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Labs have successfully built a machine that can read your mind - or at least getting images straight from your brain: A Japanese research team has revealed it had created a technology that could eventually display on a computer screen what people have on their minds, such as dreams.Researchers at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories succeeded in processing and displaying images directly from the human brain, they said in a study unveiled ahead of publication in the US magazine Neuron.While the team for now has managed to reproduce only simple images from the brain, they said the technology could eventually be used to figure out dreams and other secrets inside people's minds. Link | Article at Pink Tentacle - via Gizmodo
Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? Quiz - Life Stress Test - Measure Your Stress Level Get Topic Updates Share Advertisement Quiz Mozilla Firefox Limewire has been sued for 75 TRILLION Dollars by 13 record companies. Every single US household would have to spend all of its income buying nothing but music for over 13 years in order to arrive at what the music industry has deemed a reasonable settlement. To put that number into perspective the U.S.
An Instruction Book For Life - The Big Top 10 Buy Lifes Little Instruction Book Here An Instruction Book For Life Be Sociable, Share! Related posts: Auditory illusion? Shortly I came across an mp3, titled the “Virtual Hair cut”, and believe me I was bewitched by the level of hearing illusion. By the time I finished the mp3, I got hold of my hair to assure that they are ‘there’ and It was just an illusion!! So highly recommended, download and play it with the Headphones on!! (Headphones are a must). Virtual Haircut
Psychological ("personality") Types Psychological ("personality") Types According to Jung's theory of Psychological Types we are all different in fundamental ways. One's ability to process different information is limited by their particular type. These types are sixteen.