A famous book called the Secret Life of Plants says that plants are conscious, and even have a preference for music. In one research study, plants exposed to Mozart have been shown to be healthier and grow faster than plants exposed to Jimi Hendrix. While some skeptics have said that these studies are unscientific, there is growing research on plant intelligence and plant communication.
A game changer is an expression that describes an idea so different and original that the system or “game” cannot continue in the same way. Copernicus’s idea was a complete game changer that changed the way we see the world.
That’s awesome! Maybe you’ve heard this English expression before. The word awesome has become so overused that it’s lost its true meaning for some people and now just means good or great. “That restaurant is awesome!” “That movie was awesome!” “My best friend is awesome!” None of these things are truly awesome. (I don’t know your best friend. Maybe she is awesome.)
The true meaning of awesome is something that fills you with awe or wonder.
In 2009, President Nasheed held a cabinet meeting underwater to bring attention to the global problem of rising sea levels. He wanted the world to see the possible future of the Maldives, so he and all his cabinet members, wore scuba gear and communicated with hand signals underwater.
Everyone knows that are bodies can be windows into our minds, but what about our sleeping bodies?