5 Logical Fallacies That Make You Wrong More Than You Think The Internet has introduced a golden age of ill-informed arguments. You can't post a video of an adorable kitten without a raging debate about pet issues spawning in the comment section. These days, everyone is a pundit. But with all those different perspectives on important issues flying around, you'd think we'd be getting smarter and more informed. #5. Think about the last time you ran into a coworker or family member spouting some easily disproven conspiracy theory -- somebody who still thinks Obama's birth certificate is a fake or that Dick Cheney arranged 9/11 to cover up his theft of $2.3 trillion from the government. That has literally never happened in the history of human conversation. Getty"OK, so Dick Cheney doesn't have a third arm. The Science: It's called the argumentative theory of reasoning, and it says that humans didn't learn to ask questions and offer answers in order to find universal truths. Yes, kids, being a dick works. So During Your Next Argument, Remember ... #4.
5 Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers #2. Control Anger by Using Your Less-Dominant Hand Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com Everyone knows at least one guy who hulks out over the stupidest things -- a messed up coffee order, a red light, global warming. Usually these people are just harmless joke fodder until they road rage on an elderly person over a politically charged bumper sticker. Of course, there are all these tricks that your mom taught you that are supposed to calm you down ("Stop and count to 10!") Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com"Somebody stop me before I rob a sperm bank and make this town disgusting." The Hack: This one comes from the University of New South Wales, who found the perfect anger-management trick, and it wasn't cool jazz music or playful kittens wearing sunglasses. Why would this possibly work? Digital Vision/Digital Vision/Getty Images"Fudge you, mother lover!" Now, you'd assume that the only way to do that would be some kind of meditation or long classes in anger management. #1. Digital Vision.
6 Mind-Blowing Things People Built in their Backyard If you are lucky enough to have a backyard instead of just, say, an alley full of garbage cans or the ass end of your neighbor's trailer, you probably feel like a hero just for keeping the grass cut. Maybe if you're really ambitious, you've done some landscaping, or maybe you're handy and have built a deck. It really doesn't matter -- whatever you've got back there doesn't compare to these mind-boggling one-man projects ... #6. The Miniature Paris firewireblog.com"This is the third time you've used 'A giant hand was blocking the bridge' as a late excuse." This may look like a Photoshopped image of a giant, nuclear-powered Frenchman descending upon Paris, but the Frenchman is actually regular-sized. firewireblog.comPeople with scale models of world cities in their backyard are 14 percent less likely to end up selling drugs. Working in his shed all by himself, Brion built his miniature Paris out of old concrete blocks, baby food jars, soup tins and other junk. #5. wiki #4.
30 traits of an Empath (How to know if you're an Empath) By: Christel Broederlow What is an empath? Being an empath is when you are affected by other people’s energies, and have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive others. Your life is unconsciously influenced by others’ desires, wishes, thoughts, and moods. Empaths are often quiet achievers. However, they can be the exact opposite: reclusive and apparently unresponsive at the best of times. Empaths have a tendency to openly feel what is outside of them more so than what is inside of them. Empaths are more inclined to pick up another’s feelings and project it back without realizing its origin in the first place. Without a doubt, this emotional withholding can be detrimental to one’s health, for the longer one’s thoughts and/or emotions aren’t released, the more power they build. Empaths are sensitive to TV, videos, movies, news and broadcasts. You will find empaths working with people, animals or nature with a true passion and dedication to help them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. 1. There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even at the risk of ending great relationships or causing a great deal of stress and pain, for us and for others. 2. Be willing to give up your need to always control everything that happens to you and around you – situations, events, people, etc. “By letting it go it all gets done. 3. Give up on your need to blame others for what you have or don’t have, for what you feel or don’t feel. 4. Oh my. “The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. 5. 6. 7. 8.
List of memory biases In psychology and cognitive science, a memory bias is a cognitive bias that either enhances or impairs the recall of a memory (either the chances that the memory will be recalled at all, or the amount of time it takes for it to be recalled, or both), or that alters the content of a reported memory. There are many different types of memory biases, including: See also  ^ Jump up to: a b c d e Schacter, Daniel L. (1999). "The Seven Sins of Memory: Insights From Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience". References Greenwald, A. (1980). 7 Mind-Blowing Ways Jobs Are Being Outsourced to Animals In this economy, millions of workers know what it's like to have their job outsourced to another country, or to get replaced by a robot. It's hard to hear that all of your advanced skill and dedication can be replaced at a fraction of the cost. What would be worse than that? Hearing that your job is now being done by an animal. Because we're telling you, animals are figuring this stuff out. Also, they don't complain and they don't get paid. #7. Getty First of all, yes, this is a tiny horse wearing sneakers. guidehorseHe's as stunned as we are. It's not a cute photo staged for one of those adorable animal calendars you get for your mom at Christmas -- that shoe-wearing horse is on the job. Like humans, horses differ in size. npr"Haha! They actually have several advantages over their canine competition, in addition to being wonderful conversation starters. guidehorseTheir spring/summer collection is almost too much. However, there are downsides to guide horses. guidehorseNo, but seriously.
How to Know if You Are an Empath: 14 Steps Edit Article Two Methods:Seeing Signs That You Are an EmpathFinding Ways to Survive and Thrive If you have searched for this page, and have been looking for awhile, chances are that you are an Empath and you absolutely know that this article describes you. Empaths actually feel other people's feelings, health, concerns and most often have a second, third or more type of psi-ability such as telepathy. Read below and determine your potential as an Empath. Ad Steps Method 1 of 2: Seeing Signs That You Are an Empath <img alt="Know if You Are an Empath Step 1.jpg" src=" width="670" height="503">1Reading people's feelings without trying. Method 2 of 2: Finding Ways to Survive and Thrive We could really use your help! Can you tell us aboutGoogle Chrome? Can you help usrate articles? Google Chrome how to troubleshoot if reinstalling Chrome is taking forever real estate betta fish Tips
Why Work? // Index 7 Real Suits That Will Soon Make the World A Cooler Place From the gilded chest plate of the Greek demigods to the worsted wool of the modern day word warrior (me), humanity inherently understands the power of a suit. Every CEO, every super hero, every high-powered lesbian knows that a good suit can change the way the world sees the wearer. But it would be wrong to say that the suit is an extension of the man. It is an extension of what the man dreams of becoming, and I for one dream of becoming invincible. Having no natural predators or concrete reason for anxiety in my life, I spend my time, like most affluent people, worrying about intangible threats. One of humanity's greatest achievements came in 1961 with the first manned mission to space, and after the cheers had died and confetti had fallen, mankind collectively asked the next logical question, "yeah, but how do we fuck up there?" "Well...that was underwhelming." Enter the 2suit. Now, back to Beastmaster because I inadvertently charged over that nugget of information earlier.
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