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
The RIA Method
RIA stands for recognize, identify, address. In other words, recognize that you’re afraid, identify the fear, and then find a way to cope.
— Read on curiosity.com/topics/use-the-ria-method-to-control-your-fears-curiosity/
Find could lead to new treatments for obesity, depression
Meditation does not make problems go away; it allows us to face them with a completely different attitude.
Vincent: A “please” would be nice.
The Wolf: Come again?
Vincent: I said a “please” would be nice.
The Wolf: Get it straight, Buster. I’m not here to say “please”. I’m here to tell you what to do. And if self-preservation is an instinct you possess, you better ****ing do it and do it quick. I’m here to help. If my help’s not appreciated, lots of luck, gentlemen.
Jules: No no, Mr. Wolfe, it’s not like that. Your help is definitely appreciated.
Vincent: Look, Mr. Wolfe, I respect you. I just don’t like people barking orders at me, that’s all.
The Wolf: If I’m curt with you, it’s because time is a factor. I think fast, I talk fast, and I need you two guys to act fast if you want to get out of this. So pretty please, with sugar on top, clean the ****ing car.
Being Winston Wolfe: 9 Reasons Why ‘Pulp Fiction’ is the Management Guide Every Indie Filmmaker Needs – IndieWire
— Read on www.indiewire.com/2012/03/being-winston-wolfe-9-reasons-why-pulp-fiction-is-the-management-guide-every-indie-filmmaker-needs-48445/amp/
M.I.T. Computer Program Alarmingly Predicts in 1973 That Civilization Will End by 2040 | Open Culture
— Read on www.openculture.com/2018/08/apocalyptic-m-t-computer-program-predicts-1973-civilization-will-end-2040.html
Human touch is important. Massages help us relax, hugs comfort us, and it feels like almost every pop song is called “Touch My Body” or something. New research shows just how important touch can be. When you’re in pain, holding hands with your romantic partner makes the discomfort less intense.
For the first time, scientists have empirically verified electricity’s role in the ballooning abilities of spiders.
— Read on motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ev8gn4/spiders-can-fly-with-electric-power
11 Tell-Tale Signs You Are Experiencing Enlightenment In Day-To-Day Life – Matthew Ferry
— Read on blog.matthewferry.com/11-tell-tale-signs-experiencing-enlightenment-day-day-life/