Man accidentally gives away life savings hidden... →
The 80-year-old man, who didn’t trust banks, had kept his life savings of $13,000 sewn inside the lining of one of his suits. He is currently appealing for the money’s return so that he can care for his wife, who has Stage 4 cancer. i’m just. not to be mean, but. seriously. sewing money into the lining of his suit? how do you do that and then donate the suit? WHAT IS GOING ON
tphd: GO TO A BUSY RESTAURANT DRESSED AS WAITERS AND PRETEND TO WORK THERE FORCE STRANGERS TO TAKE PICTURES WITH YOU AND COLLECT THEM IN AN ALBUM CALLED “PEOPLE WE DON’T KNOW” TANDEM COLORING BOOKS (COOL STUFF FOR COUPLES TO DO)
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The Mind of Crowds →
In the aggregate which constitutes a crowd there is in no sort a summing-up of or an average struck between its elements. What really takes place is a combination followed by the creation of new characteristics, just as in chemistry certain elements, when brought into contact—bases and acids, for example—combine to form a new body possessing properties quite different from those of...
there is nothing left to build on
everything you think you know about mike tyson is... →
someone sent this to me because he is apparently vegan now, but that is the least surprising thing to me after reading this. he is actually a pretty self-aware and self-honest person (and sadly, apparently drowning in self-hatred.) seems pretty intelligent too. wtf? I never thought I’d make it to 25, man. People just gotta love each other, treat each other better. I don’t know about...
People pay to see others believe in themselves.– Kim Gordon (via magnificentruin)
I don’t like ass kissers, flag wavers or team players. I like people who buck...– George Carlin (via thiswasinevitable)
Splitting (also called all-or-nothing thinking in cognitive distortion) may mean two things: splitting of the mind, and splitting of mental concepts (or black and white thinking). The latter is thinking purely in extremes (e.g., goodness vs. evil, innocence vs. corruption, victimization vs. oppression, etc.), and as such can be seen as a developmental stage and as a defense mechanism. In...
i had nothing to give. i was broken. living in the dark, for years. and a man...
Decoding the Brain’s Cacophony →
In one study, for instance, he and Joseph LeDoux, then a graduate student, showed a patient two pictures: The man’s left hemisphere saw a chicken claw; his right saw a snow scene. Afterward, the man chose the most appropriate matches from an array of pictures visible to both hemispheres. He chose a chicken to go with the claw, and a shovel to go with the snow. So far, so good. But then Dr....