2016 Apocalíptico

2016 Apocalíptico O Astrólogo previu um ano Pleno de saúde dinheiro e amor Mas O que as estrelas dizem é que Vai ser um ano cheio de dor Repleto de terror Onde pagarão O justo e o pecador Onde morrerão O doente e o saudável Um ano Em que acontecerá o impensável Os Estados Unidos vão arder  A Europa vai rebentar A China vai sufocar A Inglaterra vai-se afundar  A India vai apodrecer O Medio Oriente vai desaparecer A Rússia vai-se agigantar A Africa crestará A América do Sul guerrear-se-á A Ásia fundir-se-á A água será imbebível O ar irrespirável … Continue reading 2016 Apocalíptico

Fancy an extra glass of wine? Read this first: From re-wiring your brain to killing your heart cells, experts reveal the chilling effect alcohol is having on millions of us

Alcohol linked with 5 cancers: liver, mouth and throat, oesophageal, breast and bowel Liquor weakens the immune system, leading to more chest infections It ages people and exacerbates skin problems like rosacea and psoriasis Re-wires the brain so people feel stressed, depressed and lousy  By MADLEN DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE ‘Tis the season to be merry, and many of us take this quite literally. With Christmas parties and celebrations with friends and family, consumption of alcohol increases by 40 per cent in December, according to addictions charity Addaction. This not only causes tantrums, tears and office gossip, but also a spike … Continue reading Fancy an extra glass of wine? Read this first: From re-wiring your brain to killing your heart cells, experts reveal the chilling effect alcohol is having on millions of us

What to Do If You Think You Have a Sports-Related Concussion

Illustration by Sam Woolley. by Beth Skwarecki Concussions aren’t just for NFL players. They can happen while playing in aweekend sports league or even from an unlucky slip and fall. If you know how to spot a concussion and where to find good treatment, you can avoid the risk of further injury. While you can get a concussion elsewhere in life—falls, car accidents, and assaults are among the common causes—concussions have a special place in sports. Athletes subject themselves to the possibility for falls and collisions constantly in many sports, and it’s important to pay attention to recovery so that … Continue reading What to Do If You Think You Have a Sports-Related Concussion

New Hypnosis Technique May Bring Brain Surgery Patients Psychological Relief During ‘Awake Surgery’

Can hypnosis really help de-stress brain cancer patients? malavoda (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) By Ali Venosa Undergoing brain surgery while conscious is an understandably terrifying idea. Sometimes, though, it’s necessary, and patients are faced with psychological trauma from the ordeal. Anew study published in Neurosurgery suggests a possible solution in the form of hypnosis. Dr. Ilyess Zemmoura of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Tours, France, led a team of researchers in the evaluation of a hypnosis technique called hypnosedation as an alternative for patients undergoing surgery awake. The report showed a high rate of successful hypnosisfor patients undergoing surgery for brain … Continue reading New Hypnosis Technique May Bring Brain Surgery Patients Psychological Relief During ‘Awake Surgery’

Suddenly, there are drones everywhere

And pilots are reporting ever more close encounters with them ANYONE in America who found a radio-controlled model aeroplane or multicopter drone nestled beneath the Christmas tree ought by now to have registered it with the Federal Aviation Administration, following mandatory safety requirements introduced on December 21st. More than 45,000 people registered their personal UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) in the first few days. That is a good start, but still a long way from full compliance. Registration, which applies only to recreational UAVs, costs $5 (waived for those registering before January 21st) and is good for three years. Existing drone-owners … Continue reading Suddenly, there are drones everywhere

What Happens If You Stop Drinking for Just One Month

Dry January might be one New Year’s resolution you want to keep. By Kali Holloway / AlterNet Somewhere in the neighorhood of 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail. Gyms get more and more empty as the year winds on, the lure of social media grows increasingly harder to resist, and travel plans get delayed day-by-day until it’s suddenly been a year again. But if you can stick to one particular common resolution — to cut out drinking for a bit — it may have dividends that pay off down the line. That’s the finding of a study out of … Continue reading What Happens If You Stop Drinking for Just One Month

The truth is rushing out there: why conspiracy theories spread faster than ever

by Majestic Is it really conspiracy theories that are spreading faster than ever, or just the way that (dis) information is disseminated in general? The Guardian looks at the increasing influence of conspiracy culture: “I remember reading about Final Fantasy VII, a movie I was really looking forward to. My initial reaction was disappointment that it was two years away – because by then we’d be under military control.” It was 2004, and Matthew Elliott was in deep. Elliott, from San Antonio, Texas, had first been drawn to conspiracy theories when he was 19, in the aftermath of 9/11. “It … Continue reading The truth is rushing out there: why conspiracy theories spread faster than ever