Kathy and Janet’s application for the 2008 Arctic Winter Games.
See the worst of everything: The Worst
A scientist went into some old-age homes where the residents averaged 80 years old, and taught some of them transcendental meditation. Three years later he returned and found that 24 percent of the residents had died. Of the ones who practiced meditation, none had died.
The Rx symbol that pharmacists use was originally the astrological sign for Jupiter.
In the times of Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, around 350 BC, people thought that the liver, not the heart, was the center of emotion. Now we know that it is not the heart, either.
You may have trouble believing that your thoughts and emotions could reside anywhere but in your brain. That’s what you were taught. But what if you were taught that your thoughts came from your belly? Might that seem just as real as what you believe now?
A devout Hindu, to demonstrate his mastery over pain, raised his arm above his head and kept it that way for years. He held so still that a bird built a nest in his hand.