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Attention Spans, Cognitive Ability Tied To Physical Activity, Health
2013-04-10 18:32:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published this week in the journal PLoS ONE explains that active and healthy people are more likely to have better attention spans than those with sedentary lifestyles. Researchers from the University of Granada carried out the study and found that physical activity, such as running or playing sports, can improve the functions of the central nervous system (CNS) and autonomic nervous system (ANS). In addition to a...

2013-04-09 23:19:49

Everyday personal video testimony Soul Healing miracles from Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha´s 2013 Divine Healing Hands mission Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 New video testimony shows Laura Bailey´s personal story of how her stage 4 Cancer tumor shrank in size from the soul healing power of the world-renowned soul leader Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha. After battling breast Cancer since 2008 and treated with conventional medicine, Philadelphia Chiropractor Laura Bailey was...

Gaze Perception Makes Your Brain Think You Are Being Stared At
2013-04-09 13:53:33

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like the old saying, “I´m not paranoid. They really are out to get me,” vision scientists have determined individuals will likely think people are staring at them even when they aren´t. While this fact has been determined, the theories behind why it is so are varied and interesting. The study, entitled “Humans have an expectation that gaze is directed toward them” is authored by Isabelle Mareschal,...

2013-04-07 23:00:31

Everyday personal soul healing miracle video testimonies from Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha´s Divine Healing Hands mission. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 New video testimony shows Sharon Lawrence´s personal story about how her debilitating Lupus had diminished and her unborn child´s life was saved with the soul healing power of Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha. Sharon Lawrence first met Master Sha in May of 2005 when she was at her sickest. Her Lupus caused daily pain...

2013-04-06 23:01:55

This video is the second in a series on the major virtues of the Objectivist philosophy. Philosopher and economics professor William R Thomas of The Atlas Society is the presenter. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 ´Value´ is that which one acts to gain and keep,” wrote Ayn Rand, “´virtue´ is the action by which one gains and keeps it.” This video is the second in a six-session course which focuses on the distinctive virtues highlighted by Objectivism: their basis...

2013-04-06 23:01:53

"The Virtue of Pride" is the first of a series of 6 videos to be published by the Atlas Society on the major Objectivist virtues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 “´Value´ is that which one acts to gain and keep,” wrote Ayn Rand, “´virtue´ is the action by which one gains and keeps it.” This six-session course, based on a lecture series filmed in 2010, focuses on the distinctive virtues highlighted by Objectivism: their basis in fact, their...

2013-04-06 23:01:52

"Truth and Toleration: Twenty Years Later" presents an overview of Objectivism from its early roots to the current day. David Kelley, a key Objectivist leader, is the presenter in this video. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 In "Truth and Toleration Twenty Years Later," a video presentation published by The Atlas Society, philosopher David Kelley surveys the history and current state of the Objectivist movement. "Truth and Toleration" was originally a monograph written by Kelley...

2013-04-06 23:01:28

Is self-interest enough to create personal happiness or a good society? This was the topic of debate at the 2011 FreedomFest in Las Vegas. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 What is the foundation of human happiness, prosperity, cooperation and freedom? At the 2011 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey and philosopher David Kelley debated "Is self-interest enough to create personal happiness or a good society?" Kelley is the founder and chief...

2013-04-06 23:00:21

Founder of Soul Mind Body medicine Master Zhi Gang Sha leads Open Spiritual Channels workshop in Honolulu, HI April 5-7, 2013 Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 New York Times bestselling author and founder of Soul Mind Body medicine, Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha, is leading a soul healing movement around the world helping individuals to find a path to harmony with the universe, achieve balance in their lives, cleanse their karma, be of service to others, and live a life that fulfills their...

2013-04-05 23:04:33

The two-part video series, "The Perception of Causality" features philosopher David Kelley. Kelley is the author of " The Evidence of the Senses." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Knowledge of the world, and the ability of humans to act in it, depends on the grasp of causal relationships among things–the ways they act and interact. How can cause and effect be identified? Where does such knowledge begin? In "The Perception of Causality," Objectivist philosopher David Kelley...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.