Eyebright makes your eyes sparkle with light!

Eyebright is a tiny herb that grows readily in backyards, fields, and pastures. It contains anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergenic properties. As the name suggests, eyebright is known for being particularly beneficial for eye related problems such as conjunctivitis, cataracts, blurry vision, weakened vision, and swollen, puffy eyes. Eyebright is also excellent for alleviating symptoms related… Continue reading Eyebright makes your eyes sparkle with light!

Flock Instinct

Links Iain Couzin at Princeton icouzin.princeton.edu Steven Strogatz on sync tedtalk

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Alcoholic Poisoning

A few recipes from the straight forward, very practical and ingenious food branch of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to cure hangovers from drinking to much alcohol. a. 15 g tea infused in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink a large cupful. b. Put 15 g of withe sugar in 30 ml vinegar. Dilute with hot… Continue reading Alcoholic Poisoning

The emotion of information

It is generally recognised now that, although we have all these amazing decision-making strategies, people generally make decisions based on emotions. Focus What emotions also do is focus your attention. For example, if I was really angry with you, my attention would be focused on you. If I’m just curious about something, I would still… Continue reading The emotion of information

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Todays Quote

Nuclear powered vacuuum cleaners will probably be a reality within 10 years. — Alex Lewyt (President of the Lewyt Corporation, manufacturers of vacuum cleaners), quoted in The New York Times, June 10, 1955. This morning when I opened my terminal on my local computer a new tcsh shell popped up with this strange thought provoking… Continue reading Todays Quote