Addiction

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Why you should NOT mine with your lonely GPU!

14 Jun 2022 2 minute read 4 comments BigPicture

So crypto mania hits the market and everyone and their brother wants to buy a graphics card. . . including myself. As the clown I am, I ran my 1050ti laptop 24/7 mining VertCoin. I used my other laptop processor to squeeze an extra 3 cents a day. Cle...

Possession: A Potential Area for Neuroscientific Analysis

5 Jun 2022 46 minute read 0 comments MatTehCat

Abstract In this paper, I explore the scientific legitimacy of Ideological Possession. To do this, I define Ideological Possession as a kind of addiction. I also establish a working set of behavioral criteria to categorically identify whether a...

Rediscover Boredom

28 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

We just got back from vacation. Despite a late-week rant on Flote, it really was a good trip all things considered. Sunshine, the beach, beer, way too much food, and Mickey, of course. There was very little time to be bored, truth be told. But when w...

It’s not always how it looks

21 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments one more step

I have never given enough thought to how hard it is to get off the streets. Yes, even if you really want to. I used to be one of those people who truly believe that wanting to do better and being determined about it is perfectly enough for a fast and...

The Link Between Intelligence and Addiction

18 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments R23

  Image Source: https://academiamag.com/how-to-improve-your-intelligence/ Addiction is something that I have written about quite a few times over the course of my tenure on Hive and Publish0x, but I have never tried to link it to anything from a s...

Hey Pooch! How HIGH Can You Jump?

12 Jan 2022 2 minute read 1 comment SweptOverNiagara

Just when you think you've heard or seen or read it all, something comes along to just make you go, 'Whoa?'! Well this morning, I caught an article on Zero Hedge (link in references section below) pertaining to the famous, or infamous Playboy Mansion...

Should Gambling be Legal?

23 Dec 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Irantaboutthingssometimes

This is a tough question that I have mixed opinions on.  On the one hand, I very much value freedom and I don't think the government should get involved or have a say in how competent adults are spending their own hard earned money. What's more, talk...

Dude, You're Doing it Wrong : My Journey with Jacob Holcomb

17 Dec 2021 4 minute read 0 comments NickytheClone

           I was 12 years old, growing up in Pine Bluff. Pine Bluff was (at the time) a progressive city in Southeast Arkansas located in the Arkansas River delta. I landed my first girlfriend, a tall, dark-headed outspoken girl that was a year older...

Daily Struggle

13 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments JustADream

Once again, I wake up to cold sweats and chills because I’m going through fentanyl withdrawals from smoking 3-7 of the blue oxy 30’s (pressed) a day. I am sometimes even in a full on panic when I wake up like this because I need to get a pill as soon...

One Plus One Equals Three

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Debesh Choudhury

Give an example when 1 + 1 = 3 Would you mind playing a game? Let's find out how we can carry out arithmetic addition. Arithmetic addition is easy, we know 1 + 1 = 2. But, we want to explore how this simple arithmetical equation becomes invalid. ====...