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Memory loss associated with Alzheimer's reversed for first time

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-memory-loss-alzheimer-reversed.html

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/magazine/what-if-age-is-nothing-but-a-mind-set.html?mwrsm=Email

The Myth of Comfort Food

The emotional healing powers of comfort food may be overrated.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/15/the-myth-of-comfort-food/?mwrsm=Email

The Echoes of Hearts Long Silenced

An artist and a historian used digital processing techniques to hear again to the pulses of people who have been dead for more than a century.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/16/science/the-echoes-of-hearts-long-silenced.html?mwrsm=Email

Ask Well: Why Do My Knees Make Noise When I Squat?

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/15/ask-well-why-do-my-knees-make-noise-when-i-squat/?mwrsm=Email

The Cult of the Bulletproof Coffee Diet

The Bulletproof drink, which is a mug of coffee blended with butter, claims its unique 450-calorie cup of joe promotes weight loss and provides mental clarity.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/14/style/the-cult-of-the-bulletproof-coffee-diet.html?mwrsm=Email

A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying

When you’re nervous, how can you be yourself? How you can force yourself to relax? How can you try not to try? It makes no sense, but the paradox may be essential to civilization.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/16/science/a-meditation-on-the-art-of-not-trying.html?mwrsm=Email

A couple gaining independence, and finding a bond.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/us/a-couple-gaining-independence-and-finding-a-bond.html?emc=eta1

Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-art-and-craft-20140925-story.html

Archaeology

http://news.yahoo.com/coolest-archaeological-discoveries-2014-110754583.html

https://www.yahoo.com/news/strange-rock-russia-contains-30-000-diamonds-152207929.html

 

Some Youtubes we like!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjRo_CHSdt0&feature=related
Baby Can I hold You - Tracy Chapman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2kEx5BLoC4
Give Me One Reason - Tracy Chapman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Xf-Lesrkuc
Drops of Jupiter - Train

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hzrDeceEKc
Oasis - Wonderwall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwtdhWltSIg
R.E.M. Losing My Religion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPU8OAjjS4k
3 Doors Down - Kryptonite

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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