Psychology Of Beauty

26 Jun

Attractiveness and beauty are our everyday obsession, yet what is real beauty? Why do we find some people beautiful and others not so much? Over the past few decades, there have been some great psychology research done on the topic. Here is what was discovered:
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How To Use Your Craziness For Good

25 Jun

Having a psychological disorder such as bi-polar is considered a handicapt in our society. That is why we're overprescribed lot's of drugs - to make us "normal". What if instead we used our craziness for good? Check out the short video below as bipolar comedian Joshua Walters talks about using his craziness for creativity:
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Optical Illusion of the Week: “3D Painted Spaces”

23 Apr

"3D Painted Spaces"

Sometimes looking at a work of art from the right angle can make all the difference. In the art installations shown here, building interiors and exteriors have been painted in various ways to make them look like patterns have been superimposed on top of them. However, this effect is only seen when looking at the space from the correct angle.

Why Some Women Get More Oral Sex Than Others

22 Apr

Women regard cunnilingus “as among the most pleasurable heterosexual behaviors,” and some women are receiving and enjoying it more than others, research suggests. Studies of cunnilingus have provided great insight into what is different about these women and why they get more out of sex.
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Is Too Much Tweeting Killing Your Relationship?

21 Apr

Apparently people who tweet at least once a day have shorter relationships according to the latest data analysis from OkTrends, the dating site OkCupid's blog which analyzes its users data. I guess having to shorten your thoughts to 140 characters and your URLs to every day has a way of shortening your relationships too...
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Another Way To Numb The Pain

20 Apr

If you're not into swearing or taking drugs when in pain, there is an amazing alternative for you. This method is free, non-addictive, and devoid of side-effects. Sounds like heaven, doesn't it? Not only does meditation reduce stress among other benefits, it also substantially reduces pain according to a new study described by LiveScience.
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How To F*** The Pain Away

18 Apr

I don't swear very often. And apparently that's a good thing...because if I'm ever in so much pain that I do end up swearing, it'll actually make the pain much more tolerable according to fascinating new research described by Time.
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Optical Illusion of the Week: “Shadow Art by Tim Noble and Sue Webster”

16 Apr

"Dirty White Trash (with Gulls)"

What can piles of junk be used for? Apparently, some pretty neat sculptures.

From pieces of scrap metal, to piles of household trash, to mummified animals, British artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster have taken many pounds of nondescript rubbish and shined light on them, literally, to create what’s known as “shadow art.”

Optical Illusion of the Week: “Escher Illusions in LEGO”

9 Apr

impossible structure 3d

If you enjoy optical illusions, it’s likely you’ve seen M.C. Escher’s famous drawings of impossible buildings, with stairs that go upward without end and channels of water that continuously flow downward. But have you ever seen these impossible scenarios in three dimensions?

The Secret Motives Of Our Thoughts

5 Apr

We like to think we have it under control. After all, we are rational human beings, so every action we take has a rational reason behind it. Yet, if we look deeper, we will find that the more we try to rationalize our behavior, the more wrong our explanation becomes...
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