Author Archives: cPaul

About cPaul

Father: "He never amounted to anything". Mother: "Who the hell does he think he is"? Former Teacher: "Smart as a bag of hammers". Former Boss: "Condescending". Brother: "Mom loves me more".

Unconscious learning fosters a belief in God, study finds

Brook Hays | UPI People who unconsciously predict complex patterns are more likely to hold a strong belief in God — a god who creates order in an otherwise chaotic universe — according to research published Wednesday in Nature. “Belief … Continue reading

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Why Your Brain Loves Conspiracy Theories

Who believes and why, and whether conspiracism is really getting way worse Robert Roy Britt | Wild and seemingly crazy conspiracy theories can spring from any stressful or disruptive event or phenomenon, as people seek tangible explanations for the … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Is Taking a Heavy Toll on Our Mental Health, Study Finds

An interesting survey study published in September of 2020 examined the prevalence of depression symptoms among US adults during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic compared with before the pandemic. – cPaul Ettman, Abdalla et al. | Prevalence of … Continue reading

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What could possibly go wrong?

The quadrupedal robots secured the perimeter of a base during a recent test of the USAF’s Advanced Battle Management System.  Brett Tingley & Tyler Rogoway | They look like they were cast straight from an episode of Black Mirror, and eventually, … Continue reading

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Pets and Owners – Double Exposure Photography (Excellent!)

Among all the photos of pets and selfies with them flooding the internet, Bored Panda presents you the only timeless portrait you’ll ever need. Los Angeles pet photographer Danielle Spires has developed her unique style by using stylized backdrops full … Continue reading

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Paul Carter Photography – Limited Prints & Series

I have oodles of print photographs available, and many would hang well together! Below are some examples of shots taken in Newfoundland: For more information, please visit my portfolio site:

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20-Ingredient vs. 10-Ingredient vs. 2-Ingredient Chocolate Cake • Tasty

Follow Alvin as he makes 3 different chocolate cakes at home, ranging from 20 to 2 ingredients. Culinary science! – cPaul 20-Ingredient Cake:… 2-Ingredient Cake:… Follow Alvin on Instagram:

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Beautiful Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Built From a Shelf

While he was stuck at home, the self-taught Belgian woodworker of tchiksguitars decided to build an absolutely beautiful guitar out of a shelf in his living room. The shelf was made of Sapele wood – an exotic piece of lumber … Continue reading

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Evangelical leaders denounce QAnon as ‘political cult,’ ‘satanic movement’

Michael Gryboski | Christian Post Some Christian leaders, including a couple of prominent conservative evangelicals, have denounced the conspiracy theory movement gaining traction in conservative circles known as QAnon. Created by an anonymous online figure in 2017, QAnon claims that … Continue reading

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11 Cognitive Biases That Influence Political Outcomes

Marcus Lu | Visual Capitalist Read the full article here: From the Visual Capitalist “about” page: Making the world’s information more accessible. Every day a staggering 2.5 exabytes of data is generated making our world increasingly difficult to understand.  Visual … Continue reading

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“Unfit”: Trump’s Psychopathology, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It

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So, Do Ya Have Any Plans for After November 2nd?

In Canada, a Lotto 649 ticket holder has an approximately .000071428 % chance of winning the big draw prize. 2018 VP₁ is an Apollo near-Earth asteroid roughly 2 meters in diameter. It has a 0.41% chance of impacting Earth on … Continue reading

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How to Train to Hold Your Breath for a Very Long Time

Joel Cunningham | lifehacker As a lifelong asthmatic, I am the least-likely person to win a breath-holding contest (which is fine because it means I am also the most likely to win the “coolest person you know” contest, because there … Continue reading

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Dogs understand praise the same way humans do.

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