Category: The Story

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Life Story

Caught in our own stories

The Story of Life Part I Essay In this era of personal branding, it’s all about stories. It makes us blind to reality, says A van Veelen. Amsterdam, June 28th 2021–We keep ourselves captive in the stories we tell.  For years I told everyone who wanted to hear that I had a lazy eye as…
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German Doll Brothel

What is it like to have sex with a doll?

Writer Viktor Frölke visited a German doll brothel to answer that question. I was ashamed that I was indeed attracted to her,” he says. Rea also about Sex Dolls in Japan

Laurel Hardy Pick A Star

Laurel & Hardy – Pick A Star

1937 PICK A STAR for once finds Laurel and Hardy making a guest appearance in a film that’s rather enjoyable even when they’re not on the screen. It’s no masterpiece, to be sure, but at least you don’t find yourself checking your watch or reading a book while waiting for Stan and Ollie to do…
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Albert Camus

Tribute to Albert Camus

1913 – 1960 Part II Anton Foek Amsterdam, June 2021– By 1943, he was back in France, to join the staff of the clandestine Resistance newspaper Combat, and publish those books: first the novel “The Stranger” and then a book of philosophical essays, “The Myth of Sisyphus.” The novel and the essays announced the same theme,…
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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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