Los increíbles consejos del profeta Mahoma para sobrevivir a una pandemia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lavarse las manos con frecuencia, quedarse en casa, no tocar nada, aislarse de los demás… Con el planeta prácticamente paralizado y media Humanidad confinada en sus casas, los medios de comunicación bombardean a la población con consejos para tratar de evitar el contagio. Científicos, políticos, periodistas e incluso famosos e influencers de todo el mundo nos repiten machaconamente lo que hay que hacer para tratar de mantenernos sanos. Y aún así, y en pleno siglo XXI, son muchos los que no se dan por enterados y violan a diario las normas, poniéndose en peligro tanto a sí mismos como a los demás.

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Michael Dodge What you’re seeing right now is the past, so your brain is predicting the present

We feel that we live in the present. When we open our eyes, we perceive the outside world as it is right now. But we are actually living slightly in the past.

It takes time for information from our eyes to reach our brain, where it is processed, analysed and ultimately integrated into consciousness. Due to this delay, the information available to our conscious experience is always outdated.

So why don’t we notice these delays, and how does the brain allow us to feel like we are experiencing the world in real time?

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Esta aldea en el Sahara alberga miles de textos antiguos en bibliotecas del desierto

Ubicada en el Sahara, la aldea medieval de Chinguetti en Mauritania es una joya increíble de la cultura bereber. Este poblado desértico, que alguna vez fue un sitio clave de las rutas comerciales y de peregrinaje, contiene maravillosos ejemplares de  arquitectura sahariana. Chinguetti también es un importante centro de aprendizaje gracias a sus bibliotecas del desierto, que albergan textos científicos y religiosos que datan de la Edad Media.

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Physicists solve a 140-year-old mystery

 

  • Researchers discover a method of extracting previously unavailable information from superconductors.
  • The study builds on a 19th-century discovery by physicist Edward Hall.
  • The research promises to lead to a new generation of semiconductor materials and devices.

 

New research, led by IBM, made a breakthrough in resolving a mystery that has baffled physicists for 140 years. It promises to lead to a new generation of semiconductor materials and devices that use them.

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Meet Abu Zayd al-Balkhi Who Introduced the Concept of Mental Health In Psychology During The 9th Century

Abu Zayd al-Balkhi was a 9th century Muslim polymath, whose writings touched on subjects as varied as geography, medicine, philosophy, theology, politics, poetry, ethics, sociology, grammar, literature and astronomy. Born in 849 CE (235 AH) in the Persian village of Shamisitiyan, within the Balkh (from which he gets his name) province, now a part of modern day Afghanistan, he went on to write more than 60 books and manuscripts. Unfortunately, most of the documents authored by him have been lost over the years, with only a minority of his work reaching us in the modern era. Of the few aspects of his legacy that have reached us, namely his development of the “Balkhi School” of terrestrial mapping, and his work on the Sustenance of the Soul, both show the intellectual prowess of the scholar. Al-Balkhi received his early education from his father and as he grew older, he began studying the scientific and artistic branches of knowledge of the time. In terms of his temperament, he is described as being shy and contemplative.

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The Stunning Beauty of Islamic Geometric Patterns

Creative people always want to find something interesting that would challenge them and interests them in life. If they happen to find their interest in art, it translates not only into art, but it also serves a higher purpose in connecting the viewer to consciousness. When there is a need to describe the idea or the logic behind an art form, we almost always need help from geometry.

Humans are capable of looking at the world in different ways. People with different training have different perspectives, and they look at the world in many different ways. The painter looks at the world in a certain way, the poet looks at in a different way, the novelist looks at it in another way. For instance, Picasso looked at the world and saw things in ways we could not. He looked at the world and then abstracted it, very much like a mathematician.

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