mind-bending


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mind-bending

adj.
Intensely affecting the mind, especially to the extent of producing hallucinations.
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California: As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.
The mind-bending physics of black holes, however, makes the spectrum recorded by Suzaku much broader, more like a mountain range than a sharp peak.
The Louisville native's experiences with National Acrobat, Black Cross, and Breather Resist have helped garner him quite the reputation when it comes to carving mind-bending, chaotic punk.
What makes this story so much fun, along with these flamboyant characters, are the wonderful descriptions Kosler creates with her writing: the opening scene of the wedding of Ruby's older brother on the beach during the crucial world series; the Open House at school, yikes!; going backstage with Darlene at a rock concert and finding out her mother is an insider there--a successful writer of rock songs; Ruby and Nana Sue (and her pet iguana Twenty-One) playing blackjack at the casino, and on and on--each scene is mind-bending. Recommended highly for fun and adventurous reading.
Mind-Bending Math and Science Activities for Gifted Students (ISBN 1-57886-317-1) begins and ends with an examination of aspects of thinking by gifted students that relate to math and science.
But his love for mind-bending substances doesn't seem to have harmed his chances and he remains 2-7 to be top male.
Two more performers began movements that were completed by their projected images in a mind-bending fusion of live dance and video.
Most of us are." With so many mind-bending ways to label oneself, the members of Generation Y who spoke to The Advocate say they feel confused, overwhelmed, and trapped if they settle on one term.
The psychedelic images of the '60s and '70s are a wild delirium of color that simulates the mind-bending effect into which the listener is meant to sink while listening to the music.
Memories can be edited or reprogrammed, and bodies can be switched with a quick visit to the hospital; stories revolve around mind-bending manipulations of identity.
"He was a master carpenter." Today, the 39-year-old architect for the New York City School Construction Authority has transformed this horizontal, mind-bending game of strategy into an upright, three-dimensional experience called Givan Vertical Chess.
The book contains autobiographical information about the mysterious Blaine, as well as a history of magic and guides to performing mind-bending tricks.