Residents in Gouverneur, New York, have bizarrely found nine brains, possibly from dogs, close to railroad tracks, reports syracuse.com.
As someone who loves looking at clouds, and may have a somewhat scientifically directed brain, I’m fascinated by the shapes and structures of clouds. Where I live, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, provides endless examples of them. I write about them a lot, but I don’t think I’ve ever explained just how clouds form. Show More Summary
Alamy By Kimberly Palmer Shortly after Terrie Hull's mother got in a car accident in 2011 that caused brain damage, her mother married a man Hull didn't trust. Soon, Hull learned her instincts had been right: Her mom, under her new husband's guidance, accused Hull of stealing money from her. Show More Summary
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: No, there is no evidence for a link between video games and Alzheimer’s disease, reports HeadQuarters after recent media bungles. We’re still waiting to hear on SimCity and Parkinson’s disease though. The American Psychiatric Association has a new corporate video that looks like a […]
It was rumored that Selena Gomez was coming out with her own reality show and that Kris Jenner was the brains behind it. Now a new report is claiming that it’s simply not true even though other reports are still talking about it. SoShow More Summary
Although we've definitely seen a number of thought-controlled prosthetic arms before, most of those have been activated by implants in the user's motor cortex, which is the brain's movement-control center. The arms' resulting movements...Show More Summary
The dangers of concussions, caused by traumatic stretching and damage to nerve cells in the brain that lead to dizziness, nausea and headache, has been well documented. But ear damage that is sometimes caused by a head injury has symptoms so similar to the signs of a concussion that doctors may misdiagnose it and administer the wrong treatment.Read full article >>
The old children’s song about marching ants is a good explanation for why traffic engineers love them.Ants — most are teeny creatures with brains smaller than pinheads — engineer traffic better than humans do. Ants never run into stop-and-go-traffic or gridlock on the trail. Show More Summary
Image via the Palestine on a Plate website. A Palestinian-British app is the brains behind a new mobile that gives people access to the popular national dishes of Palestine. Chef Joudie Kalla, who’s honed her craft Gordon Ramsay’s Pengelly's,...Show More Summary
Cole Cohen’s new memoir is peppered with quotes from “Alice in Wonderland,” and for good reason: All her life she has felt as if she were down the rabbit hole, living in a world that usually made pretty much no sense. Read full article >>
You may have noticed recently that I haven’t commented on the coffee at cafes that I have been visiting. That’s because lately I haven’t had a really great one. Whilst racking my brain for somewhere new and a good cup of coffee, I remembered Farmers Daughter at the Yarralumla shops. It was a freezing cold day [...]
DJ Shadow has revealed that he and studio wizard G Jones are the brains behind the Nite School Klik, a moniker that mysteriously posted music on Shadow's Liquid Amber imprint before unveiling their true identities. For Shadow, Nite School Klik marks his first alias project since his mid-Nineties offshoot the Grave Robbers. So...
Following reports that several children allegedly beat and severely injured a stray dog, leaving her with signs of traumatic brain injury, TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—rushed a letter this morning to... The post Children Attack Small Dog, Prompting PETA to Offer Humane Education appeared first on PETA.
There have been studies done on how important it is for us to zone out and think about nothing. We get so caught up on all the things we need to do, have done, and still need to do that our brains get overloaded. We don’t have any time to rewire our minds and calm down, which is why a lot of people end up getting low-stress pets. If you...
Mikaila Ulmer is the ultra-famous and ultra-wealthy 10-year-old brain behind the once-lemonade stand, BeeSweet. Her company uses a family recipe and sweetens lemonade with local bee honey to set her product apart. Mikaila's example is one to be followed by any small business owner.
Retailers are darn good at inventing tricks to separate us from our money. Whether it be through the price points they choose, how they market their products, or their discounting techniques, they are experts at getting inside our brains and influencing our buying decisions. Show More Summary
With the help of an implant and a fancy robotic arm, quadraplegic Erik Sorto just drink himself his first beer in twelve years. In a first for neuroscience, he also demonstrated the ability to control the precise activity of single neurons in his brain with specific thoughts, and by implication, control entire specific actions with single neurons.
Turns out, there is something more disgusting than the thought of Kris Jenner nude: The thought of Kris Jenner nude and using a vibrator. Tragically, however, this thought is now implanted in our brains because E! has released a video...Show More Summary
Right before the first trou drops in Chocolate City, strip-club owner and emcee Princeton (Michael Jai White) asks an audience of screaming, fiending women (both in the film and, presumably, in movie theaters around the country), “Y’all have seen Magic Mike, right? Now, we gonna add a little chocolate.” Indeed, there... More »
The integration of new neurons in the adult brain is a phenomenon more generally compromised in the brains of depressed patients, new research shows. This new work confirms that neurogenesis in the human olfactory bulb is a marginal phenomenon in adults. These findings shed light on the special features of the human brain.