John Brown

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You tend to be a little too analytical. There's more to a partner than sex organs that go well together, and smart people are all too aware of the fact. They often analyze the crap out of their dates. They wonder about their future, the best way to cultivate romance, and are obsessed with finding the right person. This isn't exactly a bad thing.
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There is some truth here. Smart people are quite often obsessed with perfection and want to get the best partner, and if the partner doesn't match them intellectually they might feel like they waste their time. Unless the values that are important for them are different, like for example, physical look of the other person is more important then their intellect. But generally they are analysing too
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At the same time, the scientific community tends to think that fairy circles were caused by termite or ant activity. There are also many alternative versions that link this unusual phenomenon to radiation, underground gas and even aliens. Still, no one knows for sure what caused these circular barren patches of land to appear, and till now, the fairy circles of Namibia’s desert were believed to be the only ones of their kind. However, it turns out that they are not that unique as similar patt
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Like the Namibian fairy circles, the Australian versions have also cropped up in arid areas. They look very similar, too: circular dirt patches surrounded by vegetation arranged, as Getzin put it, in a regular hexagonal pattern “like a honeycomb spacing in bees.”
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Donald Trump, Rochester NH Town Hall Meeting Sept 17, 2015 Q: How will you bring back the American Dream? A: Look, We can bring the American Dream back. That I will tell you. We're bringing it back. OK? And I understand what you're saying. And I get that from so many people. "Is The American Dream dead?" They are asking me the question, "Is the American Dream dead?" And the American Dream is in trouble. That I can tell you. OK? It's in trouble. But we're going to get it back and do some rea
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How about the man with that beautiful red hat? Stand up! Stand up! What a hat!
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For starters, bilingual brains have more grey matter,3 which includes neurons that function in cognition and higher-order cognitive processes. Further, in comparison to monolinguals, bilinguals enjoy:4 Enhanced cognitive control abilities More mental flexibility Improved handling of tasks involving switching, inhibition and conflict monitoring These benefits extend to all ages, from children to older adults. Bilingual children appear to have advantages in visuospatial and verbal working memory
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Bilinguals, for instance, seem to be more adept than monolinguals at solving certain kinds of mental puzzles. In a 2004 study by the psychologists Ellen Bialystok and Michelle Martin-Rhee, bilingual and monolingual preschoolers were asked to sort blue circles and red squares presented on a computer screen into two digital bins — one marked with a blue square and the other marked with a red circl
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The National Park Service claims that they are reducing the wild bison population due to the threat of brucellosis, a livestock disease originally brought to North America by Eurasian cattle. There has never been a documented case of wild bison transmitting brucellosis to livestock. Elk, who also carry brucellosis and have transmitted the disease to livestock numerous times in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, are free to migrate from Yellowstone and are managed by hunting based on sustainable populat
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Yellowstone and the other Interagency Bison Management Plan (IMBP) partners have stated that they want up to 900 wild bison killed this year. More than 400 have already been killed by hunters. The agencies aim to kill hundreds of wild bison every year until they drive the population—now estimated at 4,400—down to just 3,000 animals. This population target is a result of livestock industry pres
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The swastika was an auspicious symbol with positive connotations that represented life, sun, power, strength, and good luck. The oldest swastika dating back 12.000 years was discovered in Mezine, Ukraine, carved on an ivory figurine. Pottery and coins from ancient Troy dating back to 4.000 B.C. reveal that the swastika was a commonly used symbol. It had been used by Hindus and Buddhists in India and other Asian countries, who thought of it as an important symbol of good fortune, prosperity, and
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So, on August 7th 1920, at the Salzburg Congress, the red flag with a white circle and black swastika became the official emblem of the Nazi Party, transforming a symbol of life and fortune into one of the most hated symbols in human history.
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Criticism is like exercise. It sucks in the beginning. But it slowly shapes us into more healthy people and we experience many long-term benefits. While compliments create contentment, criticism creates improvement. And when your mission for SpaceX is “interplanetary co-existence” and Tesla “transforming sustainable energy for humanity” (yes, those are Elon Musk’s words) … you cannot be content. For example: “When I spoke with someone about the Tesla Model S, I didn’t really
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However, recent discoveries at the quantum level are now directing us to the idea of the illusion of time and the conclusion that time actually may not exist and that it exists only with regards to an arbitrary reference point. In order to make it simple, let us have a comparison between space and time coordinate. It is a fact that the notion of left and right is a relative concept that depends on the location of the observer; so the concept of right and left cannot be an absolute property for d
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Time does not exist, there is only now. We tend to think about "the passage of time" we got used to to clocks and one year cycles, when the planet is orbiting the sun, but this is all just reference point.
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Hot spices not only enhance the flavor of food we consume, it helps if you want to lose some weight. For example, hot peppers give the body a natural boost of heat. So when your body heat rises, so does your metabolism. Thereby creating optimum conditions for your body to process the food it takes in, and boosting your body’s ability to burn stored fat better.
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“While the connection between vitamin D deficiency and neurologic disease is likely complex and not yet fully understood, this study may prompt physicians to consider checking vitamin D levels in their patients with neurologic conditions and supplementing when necessary.”
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Sensible sun exposure is the ideal way to optimize vitamin D levels. As a general rule, you’ll want to expose large amounts of bare skin to the sun until it turns the lightest shade of pink, if you’re light-skinned.
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As facial recognition technology becomes more sophisticated, and the ease of camera and sensor installation makes all barriers to entry a non-issue, we are beginning to see the advent of real-time tracking that is looking for emotion as well as our data. This concept recently went to outrageous lengths when it was uncovered that politicians across the world are already using facial recognition embedded in billboards to judge and manipulate the emotions of those who visually respond to the messag
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This technology isn't new it has been around for some time. The question is how far it will go, what will be the implications and next steps. Just to give you some idea.
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“We have comic book bad guys. Osama Bin Laden is right out of a fucking comic book. Think about it: He’s a billionaire genius…who hates us! He lives in a cave. He used to work for the good guys and got all their secrets, and then he switched over to the dark side. And every time they almost capture him, he mysteriously gets away, and leaves behind a threatening tape. What is this, a fuckin’ Stan Lee production?”
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Bin Laden was treated for a urinary infection, often linked to kidney disease, at the American Hospital in Dubai in July 2001, two months before 9/11. At the same time, he ordered a mobile dialysis machine to be delivered to Afghanistan. How could Bin Laden, on the run in snowy mountain caves, have used the machine that many believe was essential to keep him alive? Doctors whom Griffin cites on th
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