Author: Paul Gordon

Creating Music Through Thought Alone- Introducing the Encephalophone

If you think it, it will sing, or so the theory goes. Would you like to think music into existence? That might soon be possible. from Neurologists have created a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument, which they’ve recently described in a report in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Researchers hope that this new instrument will help empower and rehabilitate patients with motor disabilities such as those from stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). “The Encephalophone is a musical instrument that you control with your thoughts, without movement,” explains Thomas Deuel, a neurologist at Swedish Medical Center...

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Female Fish Like Male Fish With Meh Sex Drives

When it comes to sex drives, female fish prefer meh in their male partners. from To find out which males are interesting for female mosquitofish and whether the level of male sexual activity plays any role at all in their choice of partner, Carolin Sommer-Trembo and her colleagues Dr. David Bierbach (Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin) and Professor Martin Plath (Northwest A&F University, Yangling) let females choose between males which displayed different levels of sexual activity. To exclude the possibility that specific males were chosen because of their appearance (morphology) or other behavioural characteristics...

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Aussie Man Goes Blind After Stripper Pees in His Eye

This Australian man takes the expression “taking a piss” literally, and, in the end, fails to see the point of it. from Victorian heath authorities have issued a warning to travellers embarking on trips to Phuket Thailand after a local Bendigo man could permanently lose his eyesight. Whilst on a Bucks Party trip in Phuket, Thailand, a group of Bendigo men were partying at their hotel suite with a bunch of local strippers when one of them gave the unsuspecting best man a Golden shower. What started as a paradise holiday rapidly turned into Brandon Clark’s, 26, worst...

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