Archives for November 2014

25 Acts of Body Language to Avoid

Our body language exhibits far more information about how we feel than it is possible to articulate verbally.  All of the physical gestures we make are subconsciously interpreted by others.  This can work for or against us depending on the kind of body language we use.  Some gestures project a very positive message, while others do […]

Improve your likeability

Tips to become a well liked person: 1. Give your contacts a big smile when you meet them. Make them feel that you are really happy to meet them. 2. Give your full attention to the people you converse with as if nothing else is important. 3. When they ask for your attention, leave whatever […]

The Middleton family at the worlds fair 1939 – YouTube

This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the 1939 New York World’s Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who believes in improving society by working through corporations. The Middletons experience Westinghouse’s technological marvels at […]

Your Brain on Creatine | Psychology Today

Are you a vegetarian or a vegan? Besides vitamin B12, depending upon what you eat and the supplements you take, you can find your diet somewhat low in zinc, long chain omega 3 fatty acids, and even some amino acids. One of these amino acids is called creatine, and the best source is meat… via […]

Pasteurized Milk Speeds Death, Heart Disease, Cancer, Bone Fractures;

A large study by researchers from the City University of New York has found that pasteurized milk increases the risk of death and the risk of bone fractures, while the yogurt and cheese has the opposite effects. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, followed 61,433 women between 39 and 74 years old at […]

When Heineken Bottles Were Square | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

In 1963, Alfred Heineken created a beer bottle that could also function as a brick to build houses in impoverished countries. via When Heineken Bottles Were Square | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian.

Will Lyft And Uber’s Shared-Ride Service Put Public Transit Out Of Business? | Singularity HUB

More than three-quarters of people commuting to work each day are driving by themselves. That’s a lot of empty seats on the road – and all that traffic and congestion has a large financial, environmental, and emotional cost. Carpooling is common amongst families, but has yet to become a viable transportation method for most people. […]

Royalty free music. Public domain and copyright free classical music.

Musopen is a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on increasing access to music by creating free resources and educational materials. We provide recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions. Put simply, our mission is to set music free. via Royalty free music. Public domain and copyright free classical music..

The Best Sounds for Getting Work Done

So the real answer turns out to be, unfortunately, “it depends.” It depends on whether your office or workspace is noisy enough that a good kind of noise or music is preferable to the natural cacophony. It depends on your personal attention span, and how likely you are to fiddle with controls versus letting a […]

Some Thoughtful Philosophy From Charles Shultz…What Really Matters?

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip. You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them. Just read the post straight through, and you’ll get the point. 1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners. […]

What Do You Want To Eat!? – YouTube

Yep… What Do You Want To Eat!? – YouTube.

Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain

Magic mushrooms may give users trippy experiences by creating a hyperconnected brain. The active ingredient in the psychedelic drug, psilocybin, seems to completely disrupt the normal communication networks in the brain, by connecting “brain regions that don’t normally talk together,” said study co-author Paul Expert, a physicist at King’s College London. via Magic Mushrooms Create […]

How A Mother Cured Her Daughter’s Eczema With A Raw Diet

Maya’s mother had tried everything she thought she could, and her daughter’s condition wasn’t getting any better. Right before she decided to put Maya back on drugs, she came across a vegan community on Instagram which posted about how a high-carb, raw vegan diet was showing success in treating candida. Although this sounded ‘wacky’ to […]

Alternative views on financial conditions/banking…

Truthfully, I am amazed that there are people out there who have read the Fed Boston information and my analysis and STILL can’t get past their DENIAL that there is another agenda going on when it comes to Greenspan. WAKE UP PEOPLE!!! If you are new…you’ve got a lot to learn and a short amount […]

What happens when your friend’s smartphone can tell that you’re lying

Algorithms are now being developed that link thousands of facial cues with human emotions. Our brains do this naturally – we know without asking whether someone is happy or upset based only on their expressions. Law enforcement and poker players take this a step further, using facial cues to determine someone’s honesty. But with technology […]

Is the Value of your Money About to Change? – YouTube

Is the Value of your Money About to Change? – YouTube.

How You’re Paying Twice For Your Big Mac: Russell Brand The Trews – YouTube

How You’re Paying Twice For Your Big Mac: Russell Brand The Trews (E180) – YouTube.

Moving Digital Makeup Projected in Real Time

The OMOTE project is a collaboration between a group of engineers, artists, and other creative types that allows for real-time 3D mapping of a human face. OMOTE is a proof of concept at this point, but the possibilities are scintillating. Real-time 3D mapping and facial projection could make for some killer Halloween costumes and, if […]