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Oh, For the Love of Smoking!

Why do people smoke when they know that smoking is bad for themselves? Reasons range from self-deception to “ignorance is bliss.” A popular video-advertisement from Thailand recently broadcasted the hypocrisy and foolishness of smokers, by sending children to ask for … Continue reading

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Hypnosis, the Power of Suggestion, and the Science of Hypnotherapy

Take the trip of two BBC documentaries which show the truth behind hypnosis and hypnotherapy. It’s a surprising and fascinating journey that will leave you more informed and interested in the practice. Continue reading

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Top 4 Documentaries on the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake

If there’s one good thing we can say about nature’s merciless beating of Eastern Japan on March 11, it’s that this incident became the most studied natural disaster in the world. Aside from Japan’s extensive scientific detection instruments, ordinary people … Continue reading

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