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The Epic Life of Carlos Santana

His meditation spot is in front of the fireplace. On Carlos Santana‘s property in San Rafael, California, about twenty minutes north of San …

The Truth Behind The Iconic 'Anonymous' Guy Fawkes Mask

Created by world-renowned illustrator David Lloyd but launched into the mainstream conscious via the_ V for Vendetta_ movie is the infamous …

Deceptive Fast Food Advertisements vs Reality

There's no greater example of this, than junk food advertisements - time and again, what you see on the menu boards, bus stops, billboards and TV …

25 Rarely Seen Artworks Painted By Adolf Hitler

Before putting his hand to the executive order that lead to millions of innocent individuals being killed, nearly destroying the Western world as we …

Crowdsourcing Spiffy New Book Covers For 50 Literary Masterpieces

Recovering the Classics, a joint initiative that includes the Harvard Bookstore, will print public domain books with well-designed jackets for $15.<p>Seventy years after a writer dies, their work falls into the public domain. That may sound sad, but from here it can be freely distributed to the …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Woman Stuck In Wall, Mistaken For Ghost And Trapped For Seven Hours (VIDEO)

A woman in eastern China, looking to take a shortcut on her way home, became trapped in a wall -- and stayed there for <i>seven hours</i> because residents …

Remarkable Shapes Animated Along Tokyo's Darkened Streets

Here's animated video that will dazzle and mesmerise.<p>Japanese visual artist Tao Tajima, has created a rapid fire array of animated geometric shapes …

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Break the Ice In Any Situation with These 10 Conversation Starters

Whether you want to start a conversation with a new guy or girl, or you want to get a meeting off to a great start, a good ice breaker can help you …

10 Great Books You Didn't Know Were Science Fiction or Fantasy

These days, it seems like every other literary novel has speculative fiction ideas buried in it. This isn't a trend that suddenly burst out of …

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Would it be evil to build a functional brain inside a computer?

There’s been a lot of talk recently about using supercomputers to simulate the human brain. But as scientists get progressively closer to achieving …

Atheism, God and the moment of unbelief

One day, when I was six years old, I was standing in the playground of my infants school. This was in the early 1970s. I can remember exactly where I …

Exercise or religion? Yoga is for everyone: Column

Yoga can clearly be practiced in harmony with any religion, or with no religion, and is diverse and flexible enough to adapt to any setting.<p>Millions of people of varying religious beliefs practice yoga and find that it enhances their spiritual life. Millions of others view it strictly as physical …

Let's Get Creative And Redefine The Meaning Of Religion

We all know how the battle lines shake out: evangelical vs. scientist, believer vs. atheist. The culture war defined as science vs. religion is so overheated that it seems to be more of a caricature than a coherent, useful discussion. Unless, that is, someone is trying to stretch beyond the usual …

Xbox One Used Game Policy Reversal A 'Good Move' But Microsoft Still Needs To Justify The Price

<i>Industry leaders approve of Microsoft‘s policy reversals on the Xbox One, but the $499 price-tag may still be a problem.</i><p>In the days leading up to E3, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) revealed its new policies regarding used game sales and a required internet connection for its upcoming next-generation video …

Watch Seth Rogen play The Last of Us

In case you've ever wanted to watch Seth Rogen play a video game, now's your chance.<p>IGN posted a video of the <i>This Is the End</i> star and director making his way through Naughty Dog's <i>The Last of Us</i> with co-director Evan Goldberg. Rogen admires the game's visuals, questions the characters' accents and …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …