A newer, now becoming mainstream, method of re-balancing energy flows by use of suction might sound like an unlikely healing technique, but it’s been used in Asia and northern Africa for thousands of years. Known as cupping, this form of therapy uses small cups made out of glass, ceramic, or even bamboo to increase blood flow in specific parts of the body. This is thought to change the way energy moves throughout the patient’s entire being, treating or even curing a wide range of conditions.
Disconnected • Out of Hand Post By: Chris Ross Date: November 5, 2015, 23:30:45 Tags: Culture, Multimedia, Science, Technology Hashtags: #Disconnect #OutOfHand #Unplug
A photographer edits out our smartphones to show our strange and lonely new world
Are you reading this on a handheld device? There’s a good chance you are. Now imagine how’d you look if that device suddenly disappeared. Lonely? Slightly crazy? Perhaps next to a person being ignored? As we are sucked in ever more by the screens we carry around, even in the company of friends and family, the hunched pose of the phone-absorbed seems increasingly normal.
By: Chris Ross On: September 30, 2015 Posted: Business Insider Tags: 5 Notables in Long-Term Couples, Culture, Psychological Science, Science, Shared Coordinative Structure
Being with someone for a long time changes the way you see the world. It also changes you. Everything from how you act to the way you think shifts in ever-so-slight ways.
And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of “Powers of Two,” these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they’d ever think up on their own.
MODERN AUTO LEGEND, FERRARI CEO SERGIO MARCHIONNE, HAS DIED AT 66
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addresses the media during a celebration of the production launch of the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan at the FCA Windsor Assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne. Thomson Reuters