The pineal gland, also known as the third eye, is famous for the secretion of hormones important in the proper functioning of the body, including melatonin. The pineal gland is considered by practitioners of yoga and a center neurotransmitter that supports the expansion of consciousness.
The wonderful and brilliant scientists over at theInstitute of HeartMath have done some amazing work in shedding a light on the science of the heart.
Theo Jansen’s “Strandbeest” sculptures are more like a species of artificial animals than a work of art. Their movements are incredibly life-like. Meaning “beach animals” in Dutch, Jansen’s creations move with the wind and are made with plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. In the future, he wants to equip them with artificial intelligence, so they know to avoid the water and not drown.
The golden ratio is the golden thread that weaves its way through the tapestry of creation, uniting diverse and contrasting elements into a harmonious whole. Continue reading The Golden Key by Jonathan Quintin
Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. In a study that appear in the Jan. 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a team led by Harvard-affiliated researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reported the results of their study, the first to document meditation-produced changes over time in the brain’s gray matter.