The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique Will Help You Get to Sleep Faster

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogi technique called Pranayama, which helps practitioners gain control over their breathing. Here’s how it works:

Breathe in slowly through your nose for four seconds.
Hold your breath for seven seconds.
Exhale for eight seconds.
— Read on curiosity.com/topics/the-4-7-8-breathing-technique-will-help-you-get-to-sleep-faster-curiosity/

These 5 Creepy Churches Are Decorated With Human Bones

Halloween’s a-coming, which means now is the time to explore the creepiest places in the world. Churches made of bones are not exactly a new topic for us. What we weren’t quite prepared for, though, was just how many terrifying churches made from human remains there were out there. These five sacred buildings are straight out of a doom-metal video.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/these-5-creepy-churches-are-decorated-with-human-bones-curiosity

Scientists Connect the Brains of Three People, Allowing Thought-Sharing – Slashdot

Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts — and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds. It works through a combination of electroencephalograms (EEGs), for recording the electrical impulses that indicate brain activity, and transcranial magnetic stimulation, where neurons are stimulated using magnetic fields.
— Read on science.slashdot.org/story/18/10/07/0146243/scientists-connect-the-brains-of-three-people-allowing-thought-sharing

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