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Creating Hallucinations Without Any Drugs Is Actually Surprisingly Easy

Creating Hallucinations Without Any Drugs Is Actually Surprisingly Easy

The human brain is a remarkable thing;  are not even close to competing with our powers of higher consciousness and ingenuity. And yet, those 80 billion or so neurons are also incredibly fragile.  with a particular connection - maybe something misfires, or a certain neural pathway is blocked - things can fall apart very quickly.And, oddly enough, even without any injuries or structural malfunctions, the human brain can get weird all by itself - turns out,  to trick it into seeing and hearing things that aren't actually there.We're not talking about  to make yourself hallucinate.  - you just...

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Should We Be Trying to Colonise Venus Instead of Mars?

Should We Be Trying to Colonise Venus Instead of Mars?

Despite the fact that there's that  was once habitable, and was so similar to our own planet that it's been nicknamed , it doesn't really get talked about all that much. Certainly not as much .But Venus is millions of kilometres closer, so why aren't we interested ?  there's a huge disparity between the kind of attention that and Venus get, both from space agencies around the world, and in popular culture. And that can have a big impact on policy surrounding space exploration.Right now, we've got and governments interested in sending manned missions to Mars. Billionaires to get their own...

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