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Archive for October, 2007

Oct
2007
22

Prayer, Meditation, Brain Plasticity

Researchers that once commercialized software to help kids overcome learning disorders have tackled an even bigger business: a homeopathic way of beating brain problems. According to a recent story in Portfolio.com, a company called Posit Science “…hopes to develop programs that will tackle a wide array of problems previously treated...
Oct
2007
22
High science: study says marijuana saves memory

High science: study says marijuana saves memory

Guess the heads who were passing joints in the freezing cold before class in high school behind the wall of the Machine Shop weren’t so dumb, after all Maybe *we’re* dumb. A study done at the University of Saskatchewan turns Cheech & Chong pot wisdom on its head. The rat-lab experiment suggests that an ingredient in grass...
Oct
2007
18

Pat Robertson: Still funny

Still chuckling over the Pat Robertson’s leg-press press flap...
Oct
2007
18
A man, a can, a plan: Ramadan

A man, a can, a plan: Ramadan

Coca-Cola celebrates Ramadan (originally uploaded by ferrous). Commercial Christendom and holy Islam cross paths in a Coke can  ...
Oct
2007
1

The New Female Mystics and the Anti-Me Generation

A vanguard of self-schooled female mystics are doing an end-run around the mainstream self-help and New Age movements — and are advancing a radical, 21st century spirituality. Call it the ‘Anti-Me Generation’ For two years, Byron Katie was so maniacally depressed she rarely got out of bed. A mother of two boys and a teen-aged ...