Month: January 2015

  • Believing in God. Losing. Being true. (no, He will NOT save you! And that is a good thing!)

    People believe in God because they believe He will save them. Because they believe He will make their lives better. But God does not do that. His own son died and suffered. God simply exists. And loves us. Death is here. Misery is here. We just have to understand what “here” is… Losing and suffering […]

  • A deaf movie critic. Universe upside down.

    A deaf man criticizing movies. (1, 2) Listen instead of seeing. See without listening. Feel instead of watching. Surprise the universe. And you will be rewarded with a whole new perspective. The world upside down. This is how it should always feel. Or heard. Or sought. Or… whatever.

  • Get drunk. Give up free will.

    As any fan of Drunk History knows, people don’t exactly talk the same when they’re drunk. Now, some scientists are attempting to gather enough information to accurately predict a person’s drunkenness based on a simple conversation. Scientists in Germany created the first database of drunk speech patterns, called the Alcohol Language Corpus, which they put […]

  • Non thinking brain.

    What would Stuart Little make of it? Mice have been created whose brains are half human. As a result, the animals are smarter than their siblings. The idea is not to mimic fiction, but to advance our understanding of human brain diseases by studying them in whole mouse brains rather than in dishes. The altered […]

  • Feeling (imaginary?) things…

    Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, has developed an invisible 3-D haptic shape that can be seen and felt. (1) You can feel things which are there. And things which are not. You […]