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This year

Vaguely Vasovagal: Adventures in Fainting — Medium

It’s happened to me in Boston, in Amsterdam, in New York’s Chinatown. And every time, I’m terrified that I’m about to leave the conscious world forever.

Wim Hof World Record Breaker Trains Others On His Mental Method

A dilapidated farmhouse in the Polish countryside creaks and groans on its foundation as six men hyperventilate inside one of its frigid rooms. The windows are caked with frost and snow piles up outside the front door. Wim Hof surveys his students with stern blue eyes as he counts their breaths. They are lying in sleeping bags and covered in blankets. Every breath they expel appears as a tiny puff of mist as the heat of their bodies crystallizes in the near-arctic air. When the students are bleached white from exhaustion, Hof commands them to let all the air out of their lungs and hold their breath until their bodies shake and shudder. I exhale all my breath into the frigid air. “Fainting is okay,” he says. “It just means you went deep.”

My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment - NYTimes.com

For most of my life, if I’ve thought at all about the bacteria living on my skin, it has been while trying to scrub them away. But recently I spent four weeks rubbing them in. I was Subject 26 in testing a living bacterial skin tonic, developed by AOBiome, a biotech start-up in Cambridge, Mass. The tonic looks, feels and tastes like water, but each spray bottle of AO+ Refreshing Cosmetic Mist contains billions of cultivated Nitrosomonas eutropha, an ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) that is most commonly found in dirt and untreated water. AOBiome scientists hypothesize that it once lived happily on us too — before we started washing it away with soap and shampoo — acting as a built-in cleanser, deodorant, anti-inflammatory and immune booster by feeding on the ammonia in our sweat and converting it into nitrite and nitric oxide. Continue reading the main story RELATED COVERAGE The 6th Floor Blog: Scott After 28 Soapless Days

FOC.US - transcranial direct current stimulation for gamers - take charge

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Overclock your brain using transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to increase the plasticity of your brain. Make your synapses fire faster. Faster Processor, Faster Graphics, Faster Brain!

Inside the Strange New World of DIY Brain Stimulation | Magazine | WIRED

When Brent Williams got to RadioShack that day in the spring of 2012, he knew exactly what he was looking for: a variable resistor, a current regulator, a circuit board, and a 9-volt battery. The total came to around $20. Williams is tall and balding, with wire-rim glasses that make him look like an engineer, which he is. He directs a center on technology in education at Kennesaw State University and is the kind of guy who spends his free time chatting up people on his ham radio or trying to glimpse a passing comet with his telescope. But this project was different.

2013

Tutorial | Style maps based values in your tableTutorials | CartoDB

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At CartoDB we obviously love maps and nobody that really loves map can't tell you the story of John Snow. If you haven't heard of him, we highly recomment reading a bit about his story and how he changed maps and science. In a nutshell, he helped map an 1800s cholera outbreak that took place in London. By mapping the outbreak, he was able to identify a water pump that was the source of the bacteria causing the outbreak.

Baume du Tigre Maison - Les Secrets d'Aidan

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Voici un article et 2 recettes très intéressants que j'ai trouvé sur internet.

Cosmétique maison bio : "baume du tigre" | Blog maison écologique : le blog écologie

J’ai commencé à avoir un petit mal de gorge qui s’empirait à vue d’œil et je me suis rappelée que quand j’étais petite ma maman me mettait du baume du tigre sur la gorge et m’emballait dans un foulard pour faire partir la douleur. Du coup j’ai eu enfin d’en fabriquer maison, c’est de saison. Pour info on trouve du baume du tigre en pharmacie ou sur internet pour environ 10€ les 30g.

2012

Le lien qui nous rattache aux autres / France Inter

« Le monde subjectif est aussi un monde inter-subjectif, le monde de « je » et de « tu », et tracer une frontière entre les deux n’est pas facile, parce que les autres font partie de nous. » Siri Hustvedt. La femme qui tremble.

94 Elements | Stories from Hydrogen to Plutonium

There are 94 naturally occuring elements, from hydrogen to plutonium. Together they make up everything in the world. 94 Elements is a global filmmaking project, exploring our lives through the lens of the elements. Everything that surrounds us is made from these 94 building blocks, each with its own properties and personality. Our own bodies are mostly made from just 6 of them. The stories of the elements are the stories of our own lives. They reveal the patterns of our economies and the state of our relationships with our natural resources. The project is in part a celebration of the art of documentary film and some of the best filmmakers working today are making new films for the project. There'll also be opportunities for talented new and emerging filmmakers and animators to pitch their own films, with the winners chosen by you - the project community.

2009

collect.give

Thanks for visiting collect.give, a place to collect contemporary photography and donate to worthy causes at the same time. The photographers featured on collect.give have pledged to donate 100% of the profits from their print sales to worthwhile causes they support. Each has offered a print for sale, and chosen their price and edition size. New photographs will be added to the site in coming months, so please bookmark collect.give, and visit us again!

Magnum photographs: The hidden face of caring | Life and style | The Guardian

Take a handful of Britain's six million carers and their families, add a Magnum photographer and what do you get? A moving, intimate record of the relationships involved

L'Obesité est-elle une fatalité ?

un Webdocumentaire de Samuel Bollendorf et Olivia Colo. Une production Honkytonk films & Curiosphere.tv

Obama's Health Care Address to Congress - Video Feature - NYTimes.com

Interactive video and transcript of President Obama’s speech before a joint session of Congress on the need to overhaul health care.

Les fabricants de vaccins contre la grippe H1N1 viennent d’obtenir l’immunité juridique : Le Monde Dissident

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L’actuelle panique provoquée par campagne officielle sur les dangers supposés de la grippe porcine prend des allures de roman de science-fiction Orwellien. Le décret signé par Sebelius accorde l’immunité à ceux qui fabriquent le vaccin contre la grippe porcine conformément aux dispositions de la loi 2006 sur les urgences de santé publique.

ChikunoCube - Natural Air Purifier Made from Bamboo Charcoal Powder

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Chikuno Cube is an air freshener made from ultra fine powder of bamboo charcoal and clay minerals. Bamboo Charcoal has high capacity of absorbing odors, but the secret to the superior absorption powder of Chikuno Cube is the micro-honeycomb structure that amplifies it's surface area by hundred fold. This 2-inch cube has the surface area equivalent of 4 football fields and works best in a small enclosed space such as refrigerator, closets and cars. It is eco-friendly and can be re-used for up to 1 year by just exposing it to direct sunlight every month for 6 hours. The quality is rooted in Kyoto’s craftsmanship, and it won the Japanese Good Design Award in 2008

Remède naturel contre les allergie au pollen

C'est une préparation à diffuser, 10 minutes dans la chambre une heure avant l'heure du coucher. * 10 gouttes d'huile essentielle d'Estragon * 10 gouttes d'huile essentielle de Camomille matricaire * 10 gouttes d'huile essentielle de Pin des Montagnes

Huiles essentielles : Tanaisie Annuelle

allergie saisonnière, allergie au pollen...

2006

TreeHuggerTV - How To Buy A Green Sex Toy

Woooooaaaaahhhh! This week TreeHuggerTV refreshes parts that other vlogs cannot reach by getting up close and intimate with your personal toys. So you eat organic veggies, drive a hybrid, and use eco-friendly detergent? What about sex toys? Make sure you are sitting comfortably to learn about what chemicals you may be taking to bed with you. Do you dare to go green between your organic sheets? TreeHuggerTV gets the sweet lowdown with a report inspired by writer Emily Gertz. The phthalates found in traditional sex toys can cause cancer, damage our reproductive systems, impair sperm, and damage the planet. Watch the vox pops in the streets as people realise that the objects they’ve been using to pleasure themselves and their partners might have longer terms effects on their bodies than they wanted. Carolyn Riccardi, Education Coordinator at Babeland, gives us a tour of PVC-free green sex toys that keep us sexy and healthy. Love the earth while you make love!

Straight Razors - Safety Razors - Wet Shaving & Grooming Supplies

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