Is eternal bliss or eternal torment possible?
Is eternal bliss or eternal torment possible? Most would say that such sensations require their opposite to even exist. Dark would not exist if there was no light, wet if there was no dry. How can an eternity of either happiness or pain exist if there are not blips of their opposites to make the sensation possible. If people never knew sadness how would they know joy? If people only felt pain would it still be painful?
New research links urban planning and political polarization.
- Canadian researchers find that excessive reliance on cars changes political views.
- Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
- People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
It turns out the human scalp has an olfactory receptor that seems to play a crucial role in regulating hair follicle growth and death.
- Scientists treated scalp tissue with a chemical that mimics the odor of sandalwood.
- This chemical bound to an olfactory receptor in the scalp and stimulated hair growth.
- The treatment could soon be available to the public.
Science and the squishiness of the human mind. The joys of wearing whatever the hell you want, and so much more.
- Why can't we have a human-sized cat tree?
- What would happen if you got a spoonful of a neutron star?
- Why do we insist on dividing our wonderfully complex selves into boring little boxes
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