Of Two Minds

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Why in the world does my hospital/doctor need to know what my religious beliefs are? I was running through this check-in form where they asked the usual questions like, what did your parents die of, etc. But then I got to the social section where they asked my education then my religion. WTF?! I guess…

I told you so… Brain Games suck

I love ‘I told you so’ moments…Brain games don’t do shit. (this is totally going to come back and bite me in the ass though) A number of months ago, I made a claim that paying for brain games was a waste of money. I got jumped on pretty hard for that claim – even…

In preparing for this issue of Encephalon I got access to the submission email account and realized that I had won 500,000.00 euro! I am in no way going to share this wealth with anyone else since it is my turn to do Encephalon. Here’s the proof: Dear Email ID Owner, This is to notify…

I always get a kick when people see patterns in noise – especially when it’s of the paranoid conspiracy religious type. Pareidolia is an amazing thing! So onto this peach of a story… KNIGHTSVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) – Months ago, Rachel Jones was shocked to discover her 4-year-old’s baby doll seemed to have a hidden message:…

From the syllabus: Why Psychology?! Psychology 100 is the most popular course at nearly every university and there’s a reason why. The science of psychology covers an amazing range of topics. After all, the mind can do many amazing things! Oh yeah, it also fulfils a GenEd requirement Nearly everyone probably has a different idea…

Crackpot therapy for Alzheimers

It seems that a brilliant doctor in the UK has come up with an amazing piece of machinery and convinced a famous author to wear it in order to stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s the machinery… looks like a mind control device or something – too bad It’s not going to work.…

Another device in a car to kill you

In the never ending quest for death gadgets Mercedes has come up with a specialized screen that will show the driver one thing and the passenger another. Just think, now in addition to a driver watching a movie while they are going 70 mph they will be leaning all the way over into the passenger…

I’ve always joked around about girls who would walk into a tattoo parlor and ask for a Chinese character that means something to them… like love, hope, or faith. Of course the tattoo artists don’t know one damn character in Chinese so they just pick a random character from the internet and the girl ends…

The worlds smartest mouse

Seriously… I’m totally amazed. I’ve seen pigeons play ping pong (well more like real life pong). But this is amazing. Check it out:

Religion on the brain – literally

Oh pareidolia. I mean I understand seeing something that maybe looks like something else in the clouds or one time I accidentally peeled an orange that looked like a penis. But thinking that there is something actually significant and spiritually meaningful in seeing a pattern in randomness is ridiculous. This is my favorite example so…