REINCARNATION JUST MAKES SENSE.
Are there any constants in life? I perceive the world as being cyclical like some sort of infinite spiral or scribble. Repetition seems to be the norm. All things seem to migrate towards and away from their polar opposites in varying degrees of severance often times becoming their own antithesis. Seasons change, trends come in and out of style (like music), day turns to night to revert back to day, hot to less hot or cold and vice versa, war to peace to war, healthy to sick and back again to healthy, happy to sad and back again to happy, perhaps passing through angry or bored or whatever. The point is that with all these shifting states of being is it not possible that life turns to death only to turn to…life? If we are to use our understanding of life as a template for what happens to us after we die, then what other religious belief makes more sense than reincarnation. Reincarnation would seem to be an exact microcosm of reality.
What say you?
What can 3D printing do for medicine? The "sky is the limit," says Northwell Health researcher Dr. Todd Goldstein.
- Medical professionals are currently using 3D printers to create prosthetics and patient-specific organ models that doctors can use to prepare for surgery.
- Eventually, scientists hope to print patient-specific organs that can be transplanted safely into the human body.
- Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider, is pioneering 3D printing in medicine in three key ways.
Neuroscience is working to conquer some of the human body's cruelest conditions: Paralysis, brain disease, and schizophrenia.
- Neuroscience and engineering are uniting in mind-blowing ways that will drastically improve the quality of life for people with conditions like epilepsy, paralysis or schizophrenia.
- Researchers have developed a brain-computer interface the size of a baby aspirin that can restore mobility to people with paralysis or amputated limbs. It rewires neural messages from the brain's motor cortex to a robotic arm, or reroutes it to the person's own muscles.
- Deep brain stimulation is another wonder of neuroscience that can effectively manage brain conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's, and may one day mitigate schizophrenia so people can live normal, independent lives.
As Game of Thrones ends, a revealing resolution to its perplexing geography.
- The fantasy world of Game of Thrones was inspired by real places and events.
- But the map of Westeros is a good example of the perplexing relation between fantasy and reality.
- Like Britain, it has a Wall in the North, but the map only really clicks into place if you add Ireland.
A recent study gives new meaning to the saying "fake it 'til you make it."
- The study involves four experiments that measured individuals' socioeconomic status, overconfidence and actual performance.
- Results consistently showed that high-class people tend to overestimate their abilities.
- However, this overconfidence was misinterpreted as genuine competence in one study, suggesting overestimating your abilities can have social advantages.
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