My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

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Spoiler: It literally changes. LITERALLY. 1. Meditation is hardly a new topic of conversation. But, there’s still plenty that remains unknown to most about the practice of training the mind, including the effect it can have on the brain. View this image › Headspace / Via youtube.com While many people still associate meditation with the […]

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PTSD Clinical Trial Shows Positive Responses To An Unusual (And Illegal) Substance

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in charge of all clinical trials that happen in the United States and the group determines which drugs can be used for treatment. And now, an unusual treatment is positioned for FDA approval. The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) says their most recent trial has been so […]

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Way Back When: This Is What Facebook Used To Look Like — Remember That?

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It’s hard to believe that just a quarter-century ago, most households were without home computers. Today, however, it’s rare to find someone who isn’t plugged in all day long. Most families have multiple smartphones, laptops, iPads, iPods, and computers and are always directly in touch with loved ones through social media […]

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She Had Her Whole Life Ahead Of Her When She Was Diagnosed With Early-Onset Dementia

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Dementia brings with it a debilitating set of symptoms caused by an injury or brain disease and it affects over 47 million people worldwide. Often appearing in those with Alzheimer’s disease, it causes a long-term decline in a person’s ability to think, remember, socialize, and even move and speak. Although we usually picture the elderly […]

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She’s Only 7 Years Old But Already Might Be Considered Indestructible

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Have you ever wondered how cool (or is it horrifying?) the world might be if superheroes actually existed? As a proud nerd, this is something I contemplate often. Ultimately, though, it’s a futile line of thinking, because superheroes just don’t exist…right? If the story of seven-year-old Olivia Farnsworth is to be believed, maybe superheroes are […]

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Doctors Perform Innovative Surgery On A Precious Little Girl With No Jaw

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When seven-year-old Lexi was born, doctors diagnosed her with a rare condition that left her life hanging in the balance. One devastating side effect of the condition fused her upper and lower jaws together, which left her unable to breathe on her own. But when she was three years old, doctors presented her family with […]

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The Next Time You Get A Splinter, Grab Some Of This Essential Oil — It’s Magic!

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Let’s face it: no matter how old you are, if you get a splinter, you revert to your toddler self. Whimpering, whining, tearing up…they’re all par for the course when a piece of wood or glass lodges itself in your delicate little toe or finger. But aside from trying to push the thing out and […]

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This Is What An Ecological Disaster Looks Like…And It’s The Worst Thing Ever

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When we hear about a far-reaching and devastating ecological disaster, it’s no surprise that most of us would assume it happened in China. While these types of catastrophes take place all over the world with startling regularity, they seem to occur in the Asian country far more often. This time around though, something unbelievable happened […]

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Watching A Glacier Might Sound Dull, But Not When This Terrifying Phenomenon Happens

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Does watching a glacier sound exciting to you? Well, maybe it should — and it should also sound terrifying. When two researchers were watching a glacier in Greenland on what seemed like a typical day, something insane happened. The implications of this event don’t bode well for our planet. The glacier began a process known […]

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