Europeans and Americans
I believe that Europeans were once the financial, and technological leaders of the world, like the United States is today. I also believe that they were once just as bad as the Americans, with the way they treated different races, and religions, and also the environment. But, Europe learned so much, and they are helping the U.S. in ways such as saving the environment. My only problem is that there was no one to save, or help Europe when they were in control of the world, like the U.S. today, but they didn't do drastic things to the environment, like the U.S. So, will the next country in control, maybe China, destroy, and control things more than the United States?
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We take fewer mental pictures per second.
- Recent memories run in our brains like sped-up old movies.
- In childhood, we capture images in our memory much more quickly.
- The complexities of grownup neural pathways are no match for the direct routes of young brains.
It's not just a case of "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
- A new study suggests children who endure trauma grow up to be adults with more empathy than others.
- The effect is not universal, however. Only one kind of empathy was greatly effected.
- The study may lead to further investigations into how people cope with trauma and lead to new ways to help victims bounce back.
It's one of the most consistent patterns in the unviverse. What causes it?
- Spinning discs are everywhere – just look at our solar system, the rings of Saturn, and all the spiral galaxies in the universe.
- Spinning discs are the result of two things: The force of gravity and a phenomenon in physics called the conservation of angular momentum.
- Gravity brings matter together; the closer the matter gets, the more it accelerates – much like an ice skater who spins faster and faster the closer their arms get to their body. Then, this spinning cloud collapses due to up and down and diagonal collisions that cancel each other out until the only motion they have in common is the spin – and voila: A flat disc.
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