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Life Without Stimulus
Life Without Stimulus Martin A. Sullivan | Oct. 24, 2011 07:58 AM EDT Republicans constantly remind us that the Obama stimulus—the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009—did not work. They voted against it. In the United Kingdom the government is led by Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. His government did not adopt stimulus. Instead it boldly enacted an...
Got some good news and some bad news, bad news is.. the Universe has no purpose....– (via cwnl)
cwnl: One-Minute Physics: Why Light Slows Down In Glass If light travelling in air suddenly passes through glass or water, it bends. But the speed at which it propagates also changes. In this One-Minute Physics episode, animator Henry Reich explores why light slows down in glass or water, only to speed up again when it crosses back into air. If you enjoyed this video, check out the previous...
Brazilian millionaire builds ambitious... →
Brazil Wonders: Immigration to Brazil →
brazilwonders: Brazilian immigration (emigration to Brazil) refers to the movement of non-residents to Brazil. It should not be confused with the colonisation of the country by the Portuguese, or with the forcible bringing of people from Africa as slaves. Immigration has been a very important demographic…
As a general anesthetic, propofol acts on the brain’s GABA receptors, which...– Sharon Begley, describing the effects of Propofol in “The High That Killed the King of Pop” for Newsweek. (via newsweek)
South African artist changing lives with street... →
alesiakaye: Cape Town, South Africa (CNN) — One South African artist is using the street as his canvas and changing lives in the process. Ricky-Lee Gordon, who goes by his artist name Freddy Sam, describes himself as a creative activist who hopes to bring about social change through his projects. His latest ambition is to transform the Cape Town suburb, Woodstock, with murals full of color...
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A hip street in Sao Paulo, Brazil, moves to a... →
Learning is physical. Learning means the modification, growth, and pruning of...– Dr. James Zull, Biochem professor and author of The Art of Changing the Brain – Enriching Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning. (via houseofmind)
People Are Awesome: New Blog Features Millionaires... →
brooklynmutt: Called “We Are the 1 Percent,” the new site piggybacks off the blog “We Are the 99 Percent,” on which Americans having a hard time during the recession sound off about exactly how the financial industry and particular government machinations have caused them to lose their jobs, their homes, their sanity. We Are the 1 Percent is a bit different. While the goal is still the same—to...