Biologists often say that the most dangerous thing a cell can do is divide. This is because, during the complex process of replication—the unspooling of DNA, the assembling of two genomes from the halves
Cook was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign awards dinner on Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was there to accept the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award, which was presented to him in recognition
If You Think Tom Hardy Shouldn't Have Been Asked About His Sexuality, You're Dead Wrong. Here's Why.
Really? Are we really still defending -- and celebrating! -- the idea that sexual orientation is akin to some deep dark secret to be discussed after dark behind closed doors in hushed tones with only most
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The path to positive change is often spearheaded by a crisis. When everything feels like it is spinning out of control, you’re more likely
Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though
As our stress levels increase, our response continues over a long period of time and puts our work effectiveness and health levels at risk. Once we've identified our stressors, it's crucial to learn how
Sometimes you need a pick-me-up. Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just
The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut. We may not give it much thought—because,
How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human. In Paul Murray's novel Skippy Dies, there’s a point where the main character,
Wanderlust Hollywood aims to reinvent the yoga studio by helping patrons internalize the Wanderlust philosophy: Find your true north (that is, your best self). The center, in the former home of Golden
Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions. But if you've never done it, mindfulness can intimidating.
*Update 5/29: The study has been officially retracted from Science. Sometimes it seems we live in a society that's so divided — on social issues especially — that we could never end up on the same page.
On a recent Thursday just after lunch, 20 first-graders gathered in a circle on the carpeted floor of their public school classroom in Santa Fe. Some sat cross-legged and others on their knees, each with