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Cougar Man: Living With A Mountain Lion

MOST women would be horrified to find their husband asleep in the arms of a cougar. But when you’re married to the ‘Cat Man’ Mario Infanti you have to accept the other lady in his life – a 15-stone MOUNTAIN LION called Sasha. The 41-year-old adopted the powerful animal as a kitten and she now sees him as her ‘mother’. Sasha has the power to tear his face off but he still let’s her sit on his lap while he watches TV and has dinner. He and his wife Lenore, 53, chose not to have kids of their own...

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New Crystal Could Let Divers Breathe Underwater

Scuba diving is great fun until your tank starts running out of oxygen. But what if you could just gather the oxygen from the water that’s all around you on a dive? A new material synthesized by researchers in a lab could do just that. Scientists have created a crystalline material that can pull all the oxygen out of room with just a spoonful. And it can release that oxygen when and where it’s needed. What some have dubbed the Aquaman crystal offers tantalizing promise for those tethered to bulky equipment. “This could be valuable for lung patients who...

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WHAT MAKES US SMART – INTELLIGENCE

Intelligence has been defined in many different ways including logic, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, learning, having emotional knowledge, retaining, planning, and problem solving. Intelligence is most widely studied in humans, but has also been observed in animals and in plants. Artificial intelligence is the simulation of intelligence in machines. Within the discipline of psychology, various approaches to human intelligence have been adopted. The psychometric approach is especially familiar to the general public, as well as being the most researched and by far the most widely used in practical...

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The Rainman Twins – Genius Savants

The story of Flo and Kay, the worlds only female autistic savant twins. Savantism is a rare condition in which sufferers of developmental disorders, often autism, are capable of acts of genius that far outstrip their expected levels of ability. In Flo and Kays case, they each have extraordinary memories for facts and dates. Among their many special talents is an ability to compute the day of the week for any date — past or future. For any given day of their lives, they can remember what the weather was like and even what they had for breakfast. According...

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