Re: How do you identify yourself?
As an adult (at 49 I finally have to concede that I am an adult) my identity seems to be so tied up in the roles I play. I see myself as a teacher, a father, and a husband. But the problem I see in this is if I stop "playing" one of these roles do I suddenly no longer have an identity? When younger my identity was much more connected to my thoughts, feelings, and ideas. Although I still have hobbies and interests I no longer see my identity in those terms. I don't see myself as a "guitarist," or "martial artist," or even a "reader." Now my identity is almost entirely formed by work and home.
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Here are 7 often-overlooked World Heritage Sites, each with its own history.
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites are locations of high value to humanity, either for their cultural, historical, or natural significance.
- Some are even designated as World Heritage Sites because humans don't go there at all, while others have felt the effects of too much human influence.
- These 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites each represent an overlooked or at-risk facet of humanity's collective cultural heritage.
Famous physicists like Richard Feynman think 137 holds the answers to the Universe.
- The fine structure constant has mystified scientists since the 1800s.
- The number 1/137 might hold the clues to the Grand Unified Theory.
- Relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics are unified by the number.
A new method promises to capture an elusive dark world particle.
- Scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) devised a method for trapping dark matter particles.
- Dark matter is estimated to take up 26.8% of all matter in the Universe.
- The researchers will be able to try their approach in 2021, when the LHC goes back online.
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