How long til we can

Is a virtual world coming...one in which we can exist indefinitely with no need for a physical body? How close are we technologically and how long before society is ready for it? Will we exist with the knowledge that we exist virtually, or will we choose to forget? Will we be able to preprogram our lives to exist as a certain entity set to terminate at a specific time and then go through a process of "reincarnation" assuming another role? 


What are the advantages to living in such a life?

What are the disadvantages?

If such feats are accomplished, what will that mean of our view on god?

What will be the difference between life now and life then?

Are we living in a virtual world already?

If so...can I download a million dollars please? Anybody listening? Okay, hell, make it 40 million. 

The connection paradox: Why are workplaces more isolating than ever?

How poor work practices turn us all into remote workers.

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  • Technology's supposed interconnectivity doesn't breed human interaction, and has instead made many workers feel less happy and less productive.
  • Using email rather than walking over to someone's desk and having face-to-face time is a major culprit. Inter-office messaging apps can also make employees feel more distant from their co-workers.
  • Can the tech companies who created this issue turn workplace isolation around, or is this the new normal?
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Study: young men obsessed with building muscles have higher mental health risks

They're at a higher risk for depression, weekend binge drinking, and unnecessary dieting.

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  • Body dysmorphia is not limited to women, a new study from Norway and Cambridge shows.
  • Young men that focus on building muscle are at risk for a host of mental and physical health problems.
  • Selfie culture is not helping the growing number of teens that are anxious and depressed.
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Intimacy and sexual desire in couples can be heightened by this practice

Researchers discover a link between nonverbal synchronization and relationship success.

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  • Scientists say coordinating movements leads to increased intimacy and sexual desire in a couple.
  • The improved rapport and empathy was also observed in people who didn't know each other.
  • Non-verbal clues are very important in the development stages of a relationship.
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