www.livestrong.com Obamacare Myths Debunked When the Supreme Court upheld the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last week, the rhetoric started flying fast and furious. In lieu of debating the actual merits and policy of the health care law, its opponents have resorted to gross hyperbole and outright lies, calling the bill a “government takeover of health care” and the “largest tax increase in the history of the world” that will add “trillions to our deficits” and mean that “up to 20 million Americans . . . will lose the insurance they already have.” Rather than get caught up in the partisan storm that erupted after the high court ruled that the law could stay, Lawyers.com spoke to Jennifer Bard, a law professor and director of the Health Law Program at the Texas Tech University School of Law to explain what provisions do and do not exist in Obamacare, and what the reform will mean for the average consumer in America. “No,” Bard says. Jennifer Bard Do you think the ACA will work as intended?
10 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less It usually takes us much longer to change our moods than we’d like it to take. Here are ten things you can do in ten minutes or less that will have a positive emotional effect on you and those you love. . . . . The experience will fill you with fond memories and perhaps make you a bit wistful for days gone by. . . Then spend that time just holding each other. Studies show that hospital patients who can see a natural body of water from their beds get better at a 30 percent faster rate. Shake, twist, and jump around. Sadly, many people measure happiness by how long the experience lasts. Dr. Top 15 Open Source/Free Security/Hacking Tools 1. Nmap Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing. 2. Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer. 3. Metasploit Community Edition simplifies network discovery and vulnerability verification for specific exploits, increasing the effectiveness of vulnerability scanners. 4. Nikto is an Open Source (GPL) web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1200 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers. 5. John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. 6. ettercap Ettercap is a comprehensive suite for man in the middle attacks. 7. The Nexpose Community Edition is a free, single-user vulnerability management solution. 8. 9. 10. w3af w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. 11. hping 13.
Cognitive science Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the mind and its processes. It examines what cognition is, what it does and how it works. It includes research on intelligence and behavior, especially focusing on how information is represented, processed, and transformed (in faculties such as perception, language, memory, reasoning, and emotion) within nervous systems (human or other animal) and machines (e.g. computers). Cognitive science consists of multiple research disciplines, including psychology, artificial intelligence, philosophy, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology. It spans many levels of analysis, from low-level learning and decision mechanisms to high-level logic and planning; from neural circuitry to modular brain organization. Principles Levels of analysis Interdisciplinary nature Cognitive science: the term Scope Cognitive science is a large field, and covers a wide array of topics on cognition. "... Attention
8 Nutrients Every Person Needs To Boost Health June 25, 2013 by KAREN FOSTER 8 Nutrients Every Person Needs To Boost Health As people strive to improve their health and evolve their food choices to a more plant-based diet, it is easy to get lost along the way. It's important to learn how to create a balance of protein, carbohydrates and quality fats with each meal. 1. Beans, legumes, lentils and peas Free range eggs Raw milk, cheese and yogurt. NOTE: Pseudo-meats and other pretend protein foods should be avoided if possible, as they are highly processed foods. 2, 3. Strong, healthy blood requires proper amounts of Iron. Two billion people may have a zinc deficiency, yet it's an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining a sense of smell, keeping a healthy immune system, building proteins, triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Because the human body does not store Zinc, it is essential to obtain it from the food you eat. 4. Green, leafy vegetables, starches, Grains and nuts, and raw milk. 5. 6. 7. 8.
100 Simple Nutrition Tips “Man Is What He Eats” – Lucretius Good nutrition is one of the most important factors for good health. You can dramatically improve your health by doing simple adjustments to your eating habits. You’ll notice a big difference in your energy levels if you regularly eat foods that have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low- or non-fat dairy. There is no doubt that eating well can maximize our life experience. One of the best resources that I’ve found on the topic of health and well-being is “8 Weeks To Optimum Health” by Dr. I urge you to get a copy today and start following Dr. Do you have more nutrition tips that you can share with us? Find your passion and what matters most to you in less than 30 minutes using … The P.A.S Technique 2.0: The World’s Easiest Way To Find Your Passion and Purpose In Life? For more simple living tips follow me on Twitter @MidSimplicity *Photo Credit: by Pink Sherbet Photography
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The 16 Type Patterns *Adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi, Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the Personality Type Code (Used with permission) There are 16 Personality Types. Each "Type" represents a unique predictable pattern of how the eight processes (functions) are used in everyday life. The Roles of the Processes In each of the sixteen types, each of the eight processes plays a different "role" in the personality. The type code lets you know what role each process plays for each type. It is also referred to as the "hierarchy of functions": Dominant, Auxiliary, Tertiary, and Inferior. The roles are explained below to help you better understand the patterns. In truth, we have access to all eight cognitive processesâ€”the other six are often in the background, playing other kinds of roles. The Primary Processes The primary processes are those used in the first four roles. Each process tends to emerge and develop at different times in our lives. The Leading Role (Dominant) The Pattern
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50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.