New post on my tumblr: Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds:

In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other by a person who had subsequently taken his own life. via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: World War Meme

World War Meme:

NEW YORK—Parked in front of a seductive portrait of Ann Coulter and an array of computer screens inside a home office in Harlem, Matt Braynard, former director of technology for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, welled up with emotion via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: An Actual False-Flag Operation at CPAC

An Actual False-Flag Operation at CPAC:

Meet the protesters who tricked conference attendees into waving Russian flags. Two men made trouble—and stirred up a social-media frenzy—on the third day of the Conservative Political Action Conference by conducting a literal false-flag operation. via Pocket

on tumblr: http://pakolima.tumblr.com/post/157672772589

New post on my tumblr: This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right.

This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right.:

Elon Musk thinks it’s almost certain that we are living in a computer simulation. In short, we are characters in an advanced version of The Sims — so advanced that it creates, well, us. via Pocket

on tumblr: http://pakolima.tumblr.com/post/156288124384

New post on my tumblr: Creative people’s brains really do work differently

Creative people’s brains really do work differently:

What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barron set about finding out. via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: When Narrative Matters More Than Fact

When Narrative Matters More Than Fact:

When I was in high school, one of my history teachers was also the football coach. “Coach Mac,” we called him. For a right-brained creative like me, history was often a toss up. via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: Happy 30th birthday, Internet! Well, sort of…

Happy 30th birthday, Internet! Well, sort of…:

Today the Internet turns 30 years old. If you’re younger (and you probably are) raise a glass to your weird, omnipresent uncle. If you’re older, shake your fist and tell the Internet to get off your lawn. via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: The Simpsons Way of Life

The Simpsons Way of Life:

straightupkawaii asked: I love your blog! My father is a writer and producer for the Simpsons, and if he was on tumblr I’m sure he’d love your blog too! I really don’t know if this is true or not. Nonetheless, I like to think that it is and it pleases me. Thank you, by the way. via Pocket

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New post on my tumblr: Qué se puede comprar en Venezuela con US$10: guía para entender las 4 tasas de cambio que existen en el país

Qué se puede comprar en Venezuela con US$10: guía para entender las 4 tasas de cambio que existen en el país:

La crisis económica en Venezuela ha creado economías paralelas, devaluación, escasez de papel moneda y un mercado negro de dólares estadounidenses. En ese país existen cuatro tasas de cambio. via Pocket

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