It’s well known and well covered. It’s called the Backfire Effect. In short, when a person is presented with facts which contradict their beliefs, the person will dig in their heels and disregard the facts.
— Read on m.slashdot.org/story/385448
Go for the gold? The U.S. government went for it. FBI agents were looking for an extremely valuable cache of fabled Civil War-era gold — possibly tons of it — when they excavated a remote…
— Read on apnews.com/article/fbi-looking-for-gold-pennsylvania-dig-site-9b6b5fc3f7550ba30edbca0845e911ce
“This isn’t all some far-out psychedelic rambling. (Even if it was, we’d still be here for it.) As bonkers as it may sound, Scharf argues that his thought experiment could explain the most mysterious cosmic phenomena. Take our dear ol’ elusive friend, dark matter. This unseen stuff makes up 27 percent of the observable universe, but virtually everything else about it is famously unknown. Based on the assumptions and predictions of cosmologists and astronomers, dark matter could be much more complicated than we’re ready to understand. Inconsistencies between dark matter models and observations only back that up.”
How to Embrace Your Inner Child http://m.wikihow.com/Embrace-Your-Inner-Child?amp=1
27 Podcasts Men Should Check Out: 2016 Edition http://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/11/01/27-podcasts-men-check-fall-2016-edition/
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Indian Sadhu Amar Bharati claims to have kept his hand raised for 38 years in devotion to Hindu deity Shiva
“There have been at least 12 selfie-related deaths around the world this year —and although Mashable reported that eight people were killed by shark attacks this year,
George Burgess, director of shark research at the Florida Museum of Natural History, said the figure is actually six.”
…….meanwhile in the Ukraine!!!
“The standard neuroscience view is that deep sleep is a blackout state where consciousness disappears,” Thompson says. “In Indian philosophy we see some theorists argue that there’s a subtle awareness that continues to be present in dreamless sleep, there’s just a lack of ability to consolidate that in a moment-to-moment way in memory.”