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Holophonics™, by inventor Hugo Zuccarelli is the aural equivalent of visual holography, a technology with the capacity to record sound exactly as it is. Spatial dimension, ambience, emotion, and the living spirit of the source are presented in such a...
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St. Louis, Mo., March 18, 2002 -- In a study of how human emotional states influence higher mental abilities, cognitive neuroscientists at Washington University in St. Louis have shown that watching even just 10 minutes of classic horror films or pri...
Adjectives -- descriptive words that modify nouns -- often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it's quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find jus...
Medical marijuana has brought millions in tax revenues to Colorado, and now the state stands to collect even more through legalization and regulation.
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I never knew you called my mother, begging to talk to me so many times, until a random conversation with her some 20 years later.
[Political] prose consists less and less of chosen for the sake of their meaning, and more and more of tacked together like the sections of a prefabricated hen-house.
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From a seemingly infinite list of books of anecdotal or literal merit, we have narrowed down the top 100 books that have shaped the lives of individual men while also helping define broader cultural ideas of what it means to be a man.
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The (or ) are a list of different situations one may choose to experience in his career. It is a parody of the Xbox Live achievements system.
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A few rules. 1.Never stop thinking. This is important. If someone ever says to you ‘You need to stop thinking so much,' call them ignorant in your head and keep thinking deeper. It is this mentality that breeds stupidity and sheeple. Your min...
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This is a list of some of the major . Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "", "", "", etc.). However, philosophers generally accord serious philosophical problems specific names or questions, which indicate a particu...
There are few people who love a good console RPG more than I. Games like , , and set a standard of majesty and wonder and immersion that American game designers are challenged to match. And yet, as I play the latest masterpiece to come out of Japan ...
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