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In Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel A Study in Scarlet (1887) we learn that Sherlock Holmes used the most effective memory system known: a memory palace. Although imagined memory palaces are still used by memory …
In Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel A Study in Scarlet (1887) we learn that Sherlock Holmes used the most effective …
by Lynne Kelly — filed to The Lab · Life
How a monkey-god guru and magical stories shaped Steve Jobs’ character — and legacy.In 1975 a young Steve Jobs, accompanied by his Reed College friend Dan Kottke, wandered barefoot and hungry through India’s dusty byways on a …
How a monkey-god guru and magical stories shaped Steve Jobs’ character — and legacy.In 1975 a young Steve Jobs, accompanied by his …
by Ellen Leanse — filed to Life
We got up-close-and-personal with a genius for five years. Here are 12 things we learned. By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni, co-authors, A MIND AT PLAY. ⋅⋅⋅For the last five years, we lived with one …
We got up-close-and-personal with a genius for five years. Here are 12 things we learned. By Rob Goodman and Jimmy …
by Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman — filed to Life
I am frequently asked by fellow guitarists, fans at shows, students, peers and the randomly occurring but feverishly passionate “Dude, I saw a Youtube video with you in it. You looked like the guy from …
I am frequently asked by fellow guitarists, fans at shows, students, peers and the randomly occurring but feverishly passionate “Dude, …
by Bryan Baker — filed to Life
Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. When Socrates heard that the oracle had made such a comment, he …
Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the …
by Darius Foroux — filed to Life
Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” …
Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it …
by Dharma Master Hwansan Sunim — filed to Life
By the age of 46 years old, Elon Musk has innovated and built three revolutionary multibillion dollar companies in completely different fields— Paypal(Financial Services), Tesla Motors (Automotive) and SpaceX (Aerospace).This list doesn’t even include Solar …
By the age of 46 years old, Elon Musk has innovated and built three revolutionary multibillion dollar companies in completely …
by Mayo Oshin — filed to Life
“I think it [philosophy] used to be an enquiry into what’s true and how people should live; it’s distantly related to that still, but I’d say the distance is growing rather than narrowing.” ~ John …
“I think it [philosophy] used to be an enquiry into what’s true and how people should live; it’s distantly related …
by Oshan Jarow — filed to Life
Several years just flew by and there’s even fewer days left to live for — does it feel like you’re falling further and further behind your goals?Unfinished and half-baked work, mindless wasteful time spent on the internet …
Several years just flew by and there’s even fewer days left to live for — does it feel like you’re falling further …
by Mayo Oshin — filed to Life
Mainstream science does not yet acknowledge the existence of qi (chi), the invisible life energy of the universe that is said to flow through all things. Qi, also called prana by yoga practitioners, seems to …
Mainstream science does not yet acknowledge the existence of qi (chi), the invisible life energy of the universe that is …
by Dharma Master Hwansan Sunim — filed to Life
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