When it comes to body language, it’s never an exact art. The things I’m going to suggest, they’re all guidelines. But that said there are some certain things that as a poker player I’ll look for. And the most important thing is, first of all, to get a baseline of… Continue Reading How to Tell If Someone’s Bluffing: Body Language Lessons from a Poker Pro | Liv Boeree

One of the fun things that you can do in everyday life is to develop a technique that I call the love detector. And here’s how it works. In everyday life we are constantly mirroring with our facial expressions, with our body language, even with our breathing and our heart… Continue Reading Mirroring: The Unconscious Body Language of Love, with Jane McGonigal

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. On September 13, 1848, a freak accident caused an explosion that drove an iron rod straight into the skull of a worker named Phineas Gage. A metal rod almost as tall as he was… Continue Reading Where Does Your Mind Reside?: Crash Course Philosophy #22

Cancer, it’s a word that if I say it to somebody you have cancer this is like hitting you on the head with a club. It’s a life-changing event no matter how you look at it. My goal is not to be aggressive as possible and kill everything, my job… Continue Reading 2 New Cancer Treatments That Give Patients Hope Again

So I think something almost everybody can relate to is the mismatch that we all experience between objective time and subjective time. So everybody’s familiar with this notion that “time flies when you’re having fun” or “a watched pot never boils”. When you’re tightly engaged in a task, or where… Continue Reading Time Paradox: Why Pleasure Is Fleeting and Pain Endures | Dean Buonomano

So when I was 18 years old I went skydiving forthe very first time and this was in Ohio. And it was a really – this was before they had tandem jumping and somebody on your back guiding you down and I had to jump with a static line like… Continue Reading The “God Helmet” Can Give You Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences

I do advise my students to be broad and open-minded in their thinking when it comes to careers. I mean basically what you want is somebody to have a great career and to be happy; and so my advice to students is to don’t do what’s going to make you… Continue Reading Career advice from the “Edison of medicine” | MIT’s Robert Langer

For me these hard problems to be able to approach them with the intention of alleviating suffering in a large patient population, and globally – the opportunity to create accessible, safe and efficacious products to go after and train, to unlock the body’s immune system and actually solve these problems… Continue Reading What if you were immune to chronic pain? Vaccines could make it happen. | Lou Reese

One of the stunning findings that showed up in long-term meditators—and these other scientists were quite skeptical about [it], but Richard Davidson my co-author and his group went ahead and tried it—they had people who had done 1,000 to 10,000 lifetime hours of meditation come in and simply do a… Continue Reading How Meditation Can Manage Chronic Pain and Stress | Daniel Goleman

So we are going to do 3ds for our chain, one picot, 3ds, one picot, 3ds. Make it into an arch shape and tie our knot and reverse our work. We are ready to do a ring again, so we are going to go ahead and do 3ds, and then… Continue Reading Needle Tatting – #3 Beautifully Basic Tatted Bracelet: part three by RustiKate