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Some Important Nutritional Value of Beef with Health

  Beef is a type of meat which it is often consumed in every meal of most of the families. In some opinions, it is the most expensive meat. Both adults and kids like to eat this meat so much. Beef has a good taste and delicious to enjoy. Moreover, beef is also the first choice of many housewives. In ... Read More »

Do You Know The Nutrition Information of Egg?

  The egg is not only a cheap food but also very delicious to eat. Most of the people like to eat egg. Even, the egg is a favorite food of many small kids. Moreover, this food has a high nutritional value. It provides a great source of nutrients for the body. They include protein, vitamin, minerals, enzymes, and hormone. ... Read More »

BRAIN PICKINGS: Iterations – A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation

“I am recycled cells, I learn to like myself more with each iteration…” Psychologists now know that a “growth mindset” is one of the greatest predictors of a fulfilling life. And yet only children are at ease with the discomfort necessary for growth — the rest of us are chronically resistant to stretching ourselves in the very ways that push ... Read More »

OPEN CULTURE: Watch Footage from the Psychology Experiment that Shocked the World—Milgram’s Obedience Study (1961)

For decades following World War II,  the world was left wondering how the atrocities of the Holocaust could have been perpetrated in the midst of—and, most horrifically, by—a modern and civilized society.  How did people come to engage in a willing and systematic extermination of their neighbors? Psychologists, whose field had grown into a grudgingly respected science by the midpoint ... Read More »

Open Culture: Neil deGrasse Tyson Ponders the Big Question “Does the Universe Have a Purpose” in a Simple Animation

The Templeton Foundation asked some heavy-hitter thinkers to answer the question, “Does the Universe Have a Purpose”. Some said “Yes” and “Certainly.” Others concluded “Unlikely” and “No.” Neil deGrasse Tyson — astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science — gave an answer that falls technically in the “Not Certain” camp. Above, you can watch a video where ... Read More »

BRAIN PICKINGS: The Elusive Art of Inner Wholeness and How to Stop Hiding Our Souls

“Wholeness does not mean perfection: it means embracing brokenness as an integral part of life.” “Do not despise your inner world,” philosopher Martha Nussbaum admonished in her reflection on what it takes to live a full life. “Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you,” Anna Deavere Smith wrote in her spectacular ... Read More »

BRAIN PICKINGS: Jazz Legend Bill Evans on the Creative Process, Self-Teaching, and Balancing Clarity with Spontaneity in Problem-Solving

“The person that succeeds in anything has the realistic viewpoint at the beginning and [knows] that the problem is large and that he has to take it a step at a time.” In a 1915 letter to his young son, Albert Einstein advised that the best way to learn anything is “when you are doing something with such enjoyment that ... Read More »

OPEN CULTURE: Stephen Hawking Starts Posting on Facebook–Join His Quest to Explain What Makes the Universe Exist

I have no idea whether there’s intelligent life out there in the universe. But we can at least confirm that there’s a little intelligent life on Facebook, seeing that Stephen Hawking, the world’s best known theoretical physicist, began posting there yesterday. His first status update reads: I have always wondered what makes the universe exist. Time and space may forever ... Read More »

NY TIMES OPINIONATOR: The Benefits of “Binocularity”

Will advances in neuroscience move reasonable people to abandon the idea that criminals deserve to be punished? Some researchers working at the intersection of psychology, neuroscience and philosophy think the answer is yes. Their reasoning is straightforward: if the idea of deserving punishment depends upon the idea that criminals freely choose their actions, and if neuroscience reveals that free choice ... Read More »

ELIAS AMIDON: The World of Peace

Seventy years ago this week, with Allied armies advancing across northern Europe, Tokyo in a firestorm, and the ovens of Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen burning furiously, my mother gave birth to a baby boy. My birth at that tortured moment in history motivated my parents to send out a card to their friends announcing “the arrival of a new citizen for ... Read More »