Styrofoam dancing to sound waves

Put your hands in the air and wave them like you just don’t care. What looks like a dubstep rave is actually styrofoam dancing to sound waves in a massive flexiglass pipe. The faux mosh pit is the result of a process called sound looking which demonstrates what audible vibrations may actually look like. Watch […]

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How complaining affects the brain

“Don’t whine, don’t complain, don’t make excuses, just do the best you can do,” said UCLA coach John Wooden. It turns out coach was on to something. Recent studies show that complaining every day changes the structure of the brain. Harmful behaviors such as complaining, if allowed to loop within the brain continually, will inevitably […]

‘Short sleep predicts a shorter life’

I never sleep/because sleep is the cousin of death. Nas, ‘New York State of Mind’ Everyone knows sleep is critical few people prioritize it. Some folks think it’s a badge of honor to get five hours a night. But your brain literally eats itself when you don’t sleep.  Sleep is a ‘non-negotiable biological necessity.’ And why […]