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Is Modern Society Killing the Type Of Women Men Want?

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

What type of women do men want today? Is the society killing the image that men have about women or giving them a greater choice? It seems like the ultimate question when it comes to dating is ‘what do men actually want in a woman?’ An initial Google search and the first site tells me [...]

Vintage Postcards Show How Different Women’s Beauty Standards Were 100 Years Ago

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Women's beauty has been a subject which started wars, troubled philosophers and inspired poets. As far as we can remember a topic of lady's appearance was important to both sexes equally, although we haven't always lived in a world that allowed so much freedom to women. Some might argue that even the present day isn't [...]

The Nature of Reality and the Universe Is Mathematical

By | February 7th, 2014|Categories: Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

What is the universe made of? Romantics would say it is made of stardust, realists would say – of matter. A famous cosmologist of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Max Tegmark has a different idea: he states that the Universe is made of… mathematics. Professor Tegmark, who has also formulated the so-called Ultimate ensemble theory of everything, argues that all structures which exist in the mathematical sense also exist physically. In his new released book titled «Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality» he analyzes his views. […]

Beauty lights up the brain

By | March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

According to British scientists, each time you admire the beauty of a work of art or a musical piece a particular area in front of the brain “lights up”. Specialists from the Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology of the University College London (UCL) published a report in the PLoS One magazine in which claimed that seeing or hearing something that we consider beautiful activates the same brain area. […]

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