In the fifth century before the common era, the Historical Buddha taught the world about the commonalities of human suffering. In essence, all human beings suffer in the same and in very predicable ways; such that no matter who you are, where you were born, when you were born, what God you worship or what culture you were raised in – if you are a human being, you will suffer in these ways: 676 more words
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By Calvin J.
Yes, it is – it really is.
The average person sighs about 12 times every hour – or once every 5 minutes. We do it when we’re tired after a long day in the office, when we’re relieved we still have some left over pizza from the other night, or when your mother calls you for the 7th time that day cause she can’t figure out how to use emojis. 397 more words
Wine tastes better if we think it’s expensive, according to a new study.
Consumers were found to rate cheap wine more highly if they thought it had a higher price tag.Experts found that preconceived beliefs created a placebo effect so strong that it changed the chemistry of the brain.By packaging cheap plonk as a fine vintage, the drinker was able to enjoy the cheaper wine in exactly the same physical way as if it was far more expensive. 263 more words