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Albert Camus

Tribute To Albert Camus

Part I Drean ( Algeria ) Nov. 7th 1913 – Villebin ( Provence ) Jan. 7th 1960 Without his work my life would have had another turn. No doubt. Albert Camus was an African / French philosopher, author, and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second-youngest…
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Human Brain Structure

The Complexity of the Human Brain

Unraveled Amsterdam, 8 June 2021–Our brain is the most complex object in the known universe – so we’ll need to map it in formidable detail to track down memory, thought and identity. A strange contraption, a cross between a deli meat slicer and a reel-to-reel film projector, sits in a windowless room in Cambridge, Massachusetts. …
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Maping the Human Brain

Mapping the Human Brain

Lichtman Laboratory at Harvard University in Boston has helped Google create the most detailed map yet of the connections in the human brain.  Amsterdam, 8 june 2021– Lichtman Laboratory at Harvard University and Google have created the most detailed map of the connections within the human brain yet, revealing a staggering amount of detail, including patterns…
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Birds of Paradise Project

Introducing Birds of Paradise Project

The Birds-of-Paradise Project reveals the astounding beauty of 39 of the most exquisitely specialized animals on earth. After 8 years and 18 expeditions to New Guinea, Australia, and nearby islands, Cornell Lab scientist Ed Scholes and National Geographic photojournalist Tim Laman succeeded in capturing images of all 39 species in the bird-of-paradise family for the…
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Paradise Bird

Birds of Paradise

Share the wonder of the extraordinary place we call home. From exotic jungles to the deepest seas, open your eyes to the connections we all share. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Watch Our Planet on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/in/title/8004…

ADD/ADHD | What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Here’s everything you need to know about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Thomas E. Brown, PhD, discusses ADHD diagnosis, ADHD symptoms, available ADHD treatment options, and ADHD medication. As our expert says, ADD/ADHD is not a behavior problem. It has far more to do with the brain’s management system. Remember, ADHD has nothing…
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The Grand Walk Vauxhall Gardens London

The London Gardens of Sin and Sex

Pleasure rules at Vauxhall Part II source:bbc af Amsterdam, 18 May 2021–Music was a major draw for the 1,000 or so nightly visitors to Vauxhall, which hosted the leading musicians and composers of the day; George Frederic Handel made regular appearances; and Thomas Arne – best known for “Rule, Britannia!” – was Tyers’ in-house composer.…
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Vauxhall Gardens

The London Open Gardens for Pleasure and Sin

The Vauxhall Gardens from the bbc Amsterdam, 18 May 2021– A flash of green amid traffic-choked roads, elevated railway lines and anonymous high-rise apartment and office blocks, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens is a well-kept but unremarkable south London park.  When I visited on a sunny spring afternoon, wildflowers dotted the grass and shouts sounded from the football…
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Free Will vs Scepticism

Our Own Free Will Is Ours

Food for Lovers Oliver Burkeson Amsterdam, May 3d 2021–  Harris argues that if we fully grasped the case against free will, it would be difficult to hate other people: how can you hate someone you don’t blame for their actions? Yet love would survive largely unscathed, since love is “the condition of our wanting those…
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Life without Free Will

The Free Will is Mine Or is It ?

Food for lovers Oliver Burkeson Amsterdam, 3 May 2021– Why do I put down my coffee mug and head to the shower at the exact moment I do so?  Because the intention to do so pops up, caused, no doubt, by all sorts of activity in my brain – but activity that lies outside my…
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