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12 Authentic Buddha Quotes on Mindfulness That Will Change Your State of Mind

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet, you’ve probably heard some wise quotes from Buddha. However, seldom are these his authentic quotes.<p>When I …

Space Station Flies in the Face of the Moon - Skywatching Video

On January 14, 2017, Michel Breitfellner, Manuel Castillo, Abel de Burgos and Miguel Perez Ayucar set up telescopes near ESA’s Space Science Center …

Hunters lived on Tibetan plateau thousands of years earlier than thought

Genetic and archaeological evidence points to pre-agricultural residents of the 'roof of the world'.<p>Intrepid hunter-gatherers may have lived …

Anthropology

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

FDA warns that certain pacemakers are vulnerable to hacking

According to a cybersecurity notice from the Food and Drug Administration, certain pacemakers and cardiac devices are currently vulnerable to hacking. Although security researchers have warned about the security risks to medical devices for years now, this is the first time we've seen the …

Two stars are about to smash into each other and the explosion will be visible with the naked eye

Two stars are set to collide, creating a huge explosion that will be visible from Earth with the naked eye. The cosmic crash is to take place in …

Quadrantid Meteor Shower, One of the Year's Best, Is Peaking Now

Early each January, the Quadrantid meteor stream provides one of the most intense annual meteor displays, with a brief, sharp maximum lasting only a …

World's oldest known killer whale Granny dies

<b>The world's oldest known killer whale, affectionately known as Granny, is missing and presumed dead, researchers say.</b><p>Estimated to be over 100 years old, the matriarch's official name was J2.<p>She was the focal point of a recent BBC documentary that followed biologists' study of her clan of orcas, an …

Ecology

How To Harness Your Wild Feminine & Masculine Energies

We are all born male and female, but we are not born masculine or feminine. We all have both masculine and feminine energies within us, yet we may …

From 'Singin' in the Rain' to 'Halloweentown': A look at Debbie Reynolds' memorable roles

Long before Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone serenaded viewers with <i>La La Land</i>, Debbie Reynolds and Gene Kelly were <i>Singin' in the Rain.</i><p>Reynolds, who died …

Entertainment

So About That Physics-Defying NASA Thruster That Supposedly Works

When NASA scientists think they’ve built something that breaks the laws of physics, do you take them at their word?<p>Folks have been buzzing about an …

Physics

One GIF Shows How the World's Biggest City Shifted Throughout History

From Memphis and Ur to New York City and Delhi, with lots of cities in between.<p>Quickly: What was the biggest city in the world 2,000 years before the birth of Christ? If you're not a scholar of ancient history, you can be forgiven for not knowing it was Memphis in Egypt. But that town would not …

Why museums and galleries stretch way beyond beautiful buildings

The Design Museum re-opened its doors this weekend at its new home, the former Commonwealth Institute, partly funded by the new luxury flats …

Museums