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Deepak Chopra shares 4 ways to be mindful like the most successful people on earth

"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now."<p>To combat this, people can practice mindfulness, or the art of being present. …

8 dark and surreal cartoons to motivate you in the most British way

LONDON — Everyone needs a bit of motivation now and again.<p>While we can't promise the new book from Chris (Simpsons artist) — the anonymous British …

Dalai Lama: Religion Without Quantum Physics Is an Incomplete Picture of Reality

His Holiness on emptiness and entanglement.<p>Ever since Copernicus published <i>On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres</i> in 1543 to outline his heliocentric cosmology and thereby kick start modern scientific inquiry, an uneasy truce has existed between science and religion. Although Copernicus wasn't …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

<b>AURORA</b><p>By Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)<p>In the year 2545, thousands of volunteers begin a multi-generational journey aboard a starship to see if another planet’s moon can sustain human life. More than 150 years later, as the passengers finally approach their destination, the ship’s chief engineer, …

A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

75 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

How many of these do you get wrong?<p>Using the right word can matter. Using the wrong word can matter even more. I once lost a potential writing gig because I used "who" instead of "whom" in a proposal letter.<p>(And I still have trouble getting "who" and "whom" right.)<p>Even just one incorrectly used …

Etymology

Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' verse depicts cacophonous abode of gods

A serendipitous deal between a history museum and a smuggler has provided new insight into one of the most famous stories ever told: "The Epic of Gilgamesh."<p>The new finding, a clay tablet, reveals a previously unknown "chapter" of the epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. This new section brings both …

11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

These days it's hard to tell reality from make-believe!<p>These days its hard to tell science and science fiction apart -- we're gardening in space, cars are driving themselves, and invisibility cloaks are real (at least, at the molecular level).<p>If you're having trouble telling fact from fiction, you …

RANKED: The world's 20 strongest militaries

Despite budget cuts and a reduction in size, the US has maintained its position as the world's strongest military, according to a report on globalization from Credit Suisse.<p>While the US is still far and away the world's top military superpower, Russia and China are its closest rivals. Canada, …

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

Smart Cities

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

• 3.0Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …