Men, You Don’t Understand How Hot Your Forearms Are

Why guys should always roll up their sleeves  by Serena Golden Some years back, my best friend and I went through a brief but intense obsession with Supernatural, the soapy, long-running CW show in which two kind of dumb but extremely hot brothers (Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki) team up to battle (and occasionally sex up) demons, ghosts and any number of other mythical baddies. The series is filmed in Vancouver, B.C., which means that wherever a given episode happens to be set, the hot hottie protagonists are pretty much always bundled in layer upon layer of denim and flannel. As a … Continue reading Men, You Don’t Understand How Hot Your Forearms Are

Pre-Conscious Humans May Have Been Like the Borg

ASSIMILATION: The Borg capture Captain Jean-Luc Picard and turn him into Locutus, all but erasing his previous identity.CBS Does an alien race from Star Trek tell the story of human consciousness? BY JACOB LOPATA Captain Picard: “How do we reason with them, let them know that we are not a threat?” Guinan: “You don’t. At least, I’ve never known anyone who did.” With this brief, ominous exchange, the heroes of Star Trek: The Next Generation are introduced to one of their most formidable enemies: the Borg, a race of cyborgs whose minds are linked to a collective “hive mind” through … Continue reading Pre-Conscious Humans May Have Been Like the Borg

This Major Organ is the Seat of Your Anger, Frustration and Irritability

by Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times We often hear of the problems associated with widespread illnesses and mental health issues like depression and anxiety, but spend a single day out in the big city or some time in rush hour traffic and it quickly becomes apparent we are also in the midst of an epidemic of irritability, frustration and anger. Some argue that mass shootings and other extreme acts of violence are not as ideologically driven as we like to believe, but instead are symptoms of a cultural inability to understand, process and escape from anger. Strong emotions such as anger can … Continue reading This Major Organ is the Seat of Your Anger, Frustration and Irritability