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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Artist manipulates 48 pools of water with Brain Waves

In her own words:
“Eunoia” is a performance that uses my brainwaves — collected via EEG sensor– to manipulate the motions of water. It derives from the Greek word “ey” (well) + “nous” (mind) meaning “beautiful thinking”. EEG is a brainwave detecting sensor. It measures frequencies of my brain activity (Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, Theta) relating to my state of consciousness while wearing it. The data collected from EEG is translated in realtime to modulate vibrations of sound with using software programs. EEG sends the information of my brain activity to Processing, which is linked with Max/MSP to receive data and generate sound from Reaktor.
“I believe that human emotions come with corresponding waves of energy that we carry within,” Park says in the video. Eunoia II metaphorically gives those waves faculty and visibility, continuing the exploration she began in her first Eunoia performance.

Evidence to Marijuana's potential role in fighting Alzheimer's.



With a drug war against marijuana still raging in more countries than not, the question of how long-term marijuana use effects the human brain is a pivotal question in its legalization.

Luckily, the debate can finally move out from the realm of opinion into scientific evidence as researchers from the University of Texas just published their research into the long-term effects of marijuana use on the brain in PNAS (Proceedings of the NationalAcademy of Sciences).

The researcher helped dispel the dying myth that marijuana use lowers IQ, and actually provides more evidence to marijuana's potential role in fighting Alzheimer's.
 The research revealed that earlier onset of regular marijuana use leads to greater structural and functional connectivity in the brain. The most significant increases in connectivity appear as an individual begins using marijuana, with results showing that the severity of use is directly correlated to greater connectivity.

Although these results will need to be confirmed with a larger sample (this was based on roughly 100 participants), the preliminary results do seem promising. More research will need to be done in order to see if these differences are caused by, or simply associated with, long term marijuana use.

They also found reduced gray matter in the OFC (orbitofrontalcortex) in long-term users (which is a brain region associated with addiction), it is unclear whether this region is simply smaller in regular users (explaining their regular use) or if the use actually contributed to structural brain changes. These results will also need to be contrasted with other researcher showing that cannabinoids actually promote brain cell growth (neurogensis) even in adults. 

ΔΡΟΜΟ ΑΛΛΑΞΕ Ο ΑΕΡΑΣ'' - Αλεξίου - Μάλαμας - Ιωαννίδης

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

ΜΑΤΩΜΕΝΑ ΧΩΜΑΤΑ - Tv Series about the Burning of Smyrna

Rena Dalia - Gul Bahar

Opa!!!! Bouzouki tou Gianni Pappaiouannou

ΜΙΑ ΝΥΧΤΑ ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΟΠΙΣΘΟΔΡΟΜΙΚΗ ΚΟΜΠΑΝΙΑ



1. ΝΑ ΚΑΕΙ ΤΟ ΠΕΛΕΚΟΥΔΙ 3:29 
2. ΌΤΑΝ ΣΤΑ ΚΕΝΤΡΑ ΣΕ ΠΗΓΑΙΝΩ 3:08 
3. ΣΤΗ ΜΑΓΕΜΕΝΗ ΑΡΑΠΙΑ 4:32 
4. ΑΠΟΨΕ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΒΑΡΕΙΑ 3:22 
5. ΠΑΡΤΙΔΕΣ 2:37 
6. ΤΖΕΜΙΛΕ 4:17 
7. ΚΑΐΚΙ ΜΟΥ ΑΪ ΝΙΚΟΛΑ 2:57 
8. ΌΤΑΝ ΝΥΧΤΩΝΕΙ ΣΚΕΦΤΟΜΑΙ 4:38 
9. ΖΕΧΡΑ 4:35 
10. ΚΑΡΑΠΙΠΕΡΙΜ 3:07 
11. ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ 3:18 
12. ΡΑΜΠΙ ΡΑΜΠΙ 4:00

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Greek Graffiti on the walls of Athens

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kardashian FullyNude all over the Internet

I prefer this picture ....who really wants to see her ass? lol

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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Mary Katrantzou - Maximalism Fashion Designer

Mary Katrantzou
Mary Katrantzou was born in Athens in 1983, to an interior designer mother and a father who worked in textile design. Having developed an appreciation of applied design from an early age, she moved to America to study for a BA in Architecture at the Rhode Island school of design, before transferring to Central Saint Martins to complete her BA degree in textile design. Graduating from her BA in 2005, Katrantzou shifted her direction from textile design to womenswear with a focus on print. When studying at Central Saint Martin’s, she became interested in the way that printed textiles can change the shape of a woman’s body and went on to graduate in MA Fashion from Central Saint Martins with distinction.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Kalash The Lost Children of Alexander the Great

When the great hero and general, Alexander, who was as great as the god Apollo and Zeus, left his troops here, he asked them to stay here in this land without changing their Hellenic beliefs and traditions, their Hellenic laws and culture until he returned from the battles in the East…”
This is a story that is told not in a village in Greece but on the the mountainsides of the great Hindu Kush. In this remote area of the northwestern region of Pakistan lives a peculiar tribe, the Kalash. The Kalash proclaim with pride that they are the direct descendents of Alexander the Great.
There are many similarities between them and the Hellenes of Alexander the Great’s time. Similarities such as religion, culture, and language reinforce their claims to Hellenic ancestry.
The Kalash are a polytheistic people, meaning that they believe in many gods. The gods that they believe in are the twelve gods of Ancient Greece which makes them the only people who continue this worship!
http://athenspath.com/2014/10/11/kalash-the-lost-children-of-alexander-the-great/