Materials can be described as being on a spectrum from a perfectly ordered crystal to a perfectly disordered anticrystal.

Just as a perfect crystal has very well defined properties, the anticrystal has well defined properties, and we can think of real materials as being somewhere in between the two.

Source: Consider the ‘anticrystal’ (


The Science of Happiness: What data & biology reveal about our mood

While true happiness may have a different definition to each of us, science can give us a glimpse at the underlying biological factors behind happiness. From the food we eat to room temperature, there are thousands of factors that play a role in how our brains work and the moods that we are in. Understanding these factors can be helpful in achieving lasting happiness.

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@hlooman’s mindsnippets turned 3 today!


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May Your Dendrites Sprout And Be Plentiful! Have A Brainy New Year!