This is an oxycotin-molecule- the hormone that makes one fall in love-, which me and my boyfriend got as matching tattoos in January 2011!
He got the tattoo on his right arm and I on my left foot! It stands for our love for eachother and tattoos :)
This is probably the most romantically geeky tattoo I have ever seen. ♥♥♥
This is cosplay
this is fun
this is expressing yourself and the chracter
for all fandoms to enjoy
no matter what YOU look like
or what gender you are
as long as you are having fun
that is cosplay
Excellent definition here. Not…
Prayer is ineffective…AND, potentially harmful to both the prayer and the prayed for.
It gives the deluded a false sense that something is being done about a problem, to the extent that seeking real help (medical attention, emergency services, etc) is dangerously delayed.
“Seeking to assess the effect of third-party prayer on patient outcomes, investigators found no evidence for divine intervention. They did, however, detect a possible proof for the power of negative thinking.
The three-year Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer (STEP), published in the April 4 American Heart Journal, was the largest-ever attempt to apply scientific methods to measure the influence of prayer on the well-being of another. It examined 1,800 patients undergoing heart-bypass surgery….The study found no differences in survival or complication rates compared with those who did not receive prayers.
…the authors stated that they have no plans for a follow-up study. This one, sponsored largely by the John Templeton Foundation, cost $2.4 million.
Prayers offered by strangers had no effect on the recovery of people who were undergoing heart surgery, a large and long-awaited study has found.
And patients who knew they were being prayed for had a higher rate of post-operative complications like abnormal heart rhythms, perhaps because of the expectations the prayers created, the researchers suggested.
At least 10 studies of the effects of prayer have been carried out in the last six years, with mixed results. The new study was intended to overcome flaws in the earlier investigations. The report was scheduled to appear in The American Heart Journal next week, but the journal’s publisher released it online yesterday.
…congregations were told that they could pray in their own ways, but they were instructed to include the phrase, “for a successful surgery with a quick, healthy recovery and no complications.”
Analyzing complications in the 30 days after the operations, the researchers found no differences between those patients who were prayed for and those who were not.
Meta-studies of the literature in the field have been performed showing evidence only for no effect or a potentially small effect. For instance, a 2006 meta analysis on 14 studies concluded that there is “no discernible effect”
Official Statement from the Family and Partner of Aaron Swartz:
Our beloved brother, son, friend, and partner Aaron Swartz hanged himself on Friday in his Brooklyn apartment. We are in shock, and have not yet come to terms with his passing.
Aaron’s insatiable curiosity, creativity, and…
Saddened by his death. Angered over the contributing factors. He was a brilliant and truly courageous individual.
Catching snowflakes on your tongue is the best.