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Mind Control * Barbara Ehrenreich’s radical critique of wellness and self-improvement

“Without opposing reasonable, routine maintenance, Ehrenreich observes that the care of the self has become a coercive and exploitative obligation: a string of endless medical tests, drugs, wellness practices, and exercise fads that threaten to become the point of life … Continue reading

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Study Finds Night Owls Are More At Risk Of Early Death: Other Problems Linked To Evening Persons

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Late nights can lead to higher risk of strokes and heart attacks (Study)

(Good, that I slept four hours tonight…) “New research from Warwick Medical School published today in the European Heart Journal shows that prolonged sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep patterns can have long-term, serious health implications. Leading academics from the University … Continue reading

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David Eagleman – The law and neuroscience

“Dr David Eagleman considers some emerging questions relating to law and neuroscience, challenging long-held assumptions in criminality and punishment and predicting a radical new future for the legal system.” I found it relatively interesting from minute 26 onwards, speaking about: … Continue reading

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(Creepy indeed:) Decapitation in Rats: Latency to Unconsciousness and the ‘Wave of Death’ (Study)

Abstract “The question whether decapitation is a humane method of euthanasia in awake animals is being debated. To gather arguments in this debate, obsolete rats were decapitated while recording the EEG, both of awake rats and of anesthetized rats. Following … Continue reading

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Near-death neurologist: Dreams on the border of life

NewScientist: “But unlike dreams, (Near Death Experiences) NDEs tend to feature some specific images, such as seeing a tunnel with a light at the end. The tunnel actually has nothing to do with the NDE – it’s to do with … Continue reading

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