Cyber-psychologist Berni Goode talking about Flow on Charlie Brooker’s How Videogames Changed the World.
Flow is extremely important. So, so important.
It’s what keeps some people sane. It’s what drives the world’s most skilled and accomplished athletes, the most intense gamers, the hardcore hobbyists, even many of the most talented artists, musicians and actors - flow is what you get when unstoppable drive meets an unflinching will and unlimited dedication.
Flow is being utterly, truly “in the zone”. And it’s one of the most amazing feelings there is.
This is why finding a sport, or a hobby, or a martial art, or a handicraft, or a new video game, or any skill-based activity that uses focus and requires practice and repetition is so beneficial for things like depression and anxiety and overall mental/physical well-being.
Hey Tumblr, how about some cute pictures of giant snakes?
This is Julius, a female albino Burmese python from Germany. You might know her from a viral video a little while back where she showed that she could open doors. She unfortunately passed away last year, but I thought it would be nice to post a photoset. She has a Facebook page in the source with more photos.
Precious baby alert.
Heyo!! The MA pilot is now available in printed form! Just in time for the holidays! For $5 you get a little printed booklet, and the first 30 orders will receive an additional 3 pinback buttons!
In a document dump that includes private forum messages, emails, organization notes another other information the group found numerous connections between Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and A3P. According to the documents, all hosted here, Paul himself regularly met with many A3P members, engaged in conference calls with their board of directors and engaged in a “bridging tactic”between A3P and the Ron Paul Revolution
this isn’t the first time i’ve heard about ron paul associating with white supremacists either
Spread it like wildfire.
LMAO WHO IS SHOCKED BY THIS THO (no one)
Mushrooms have an extraordinary ability to control the weather, scientists have learned.
By altering the moisture of the air around them, they whip up winds that blow away their spores and help them disperse.
Plants use a variety of methods to spread seeds, including gravity, forceful ejection, wind, water and animals. Mushrooms have long been thought of as passive seed spreaders, releasing their spores and then relying on air currents to carry them.
But new research has shown that mushrooms are able to disperse their spores over a wide area even when there is not a breath of wind - by creating their own weather.
Scientists in the US used high-speed filming techniques and mathematical modelling to show how oyster and Shitake mushrooms release water vapour that cools the air around them, creating convection currents. This in turn generates miniature winds that lift their spores into the air.
I for one welcome our new fungal overlords
I once made that exact same statement in response to an article about how some fungi have developed ways of "farming" animals and humans for their own benefit, and people started screaming.
Doesn’t seem too bad, I’m sure they’re pretty fun guys.
Then you haven’t met Mr. Cordyceps. Allow me to introduce you both: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuKjBIBBAL8
Back in prehistoric times it was just a free for all. God was putting antlers on everything and made 7 foot tall gophers with wings, it was a mess.
Look at this poor, impractical bastard.
The prehistoric era was God’s Deviantart stage.
Now he just hides all of his stupid-looking OCs in the ocean where no one can find them.
A better shot of my pumpkin! #3d #carving #sculpt #Halloween #carve #carving #sculpture #sullenvillafane13