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These 50 profound quotes from Buddha will change the way you spend your life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

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Landscape Spotting: How to decode Britain's ancient past

To the uninitiated it may be just a grassy bump, an unusual dip or a ridge in the landscape. But stop and take the time to observe, and you may be rewarded with archaeological riches.<p>More than 12,000 years of continuous human settlement of the British Isles have transformed our countryside, and …

Archaeology

Ancient city gate and shrine from Hebrew Bible uncovered

An ancient city gate and shrine that King Hezekiah ordered to be destroyed during the eighth century B.C., according to the Hebrew Bible, are seeing the light of day following an excavation in Israel, archaeologists reported.<p>The so-called gate-shrine is likely evidence of actions taken by King …

How Georgia O'Keeffe left her cheating husband for a mountain: 'God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it'

<b>A new exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe will shine a light on an odd, obsessive artist</b><p>In 1929, aged 41, Georgia O’Keeffe took a trip to New Mexico. By then, with the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz – an influential photographer and manager of the first modern art gallery in the …

Art

Mysteries of Discovered Ancient Technology

The world contains many mysteries that make many scratch their heads in wonderment as to how it was done in a more primitive era as some of these …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

Tutankhamun's secret tomb, lost tribes and ancient fish sauce: 7 of the world's most unusual discoveries

Secret chambers may reveal Queen Nefertiti's final resting place - but that isn't the only major archaeological find of recent times<p>Discoveries of ancient hoards – whether they be coins, ingots or the remains of British monarchs – seem to be increasingly prevalent nowadays, particularly given the …

Archaeology

Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel

<b>Few of the excesses of the group that calls itself Islamic State have transfixed the outside world as much as its destruction of Palmyra, the ancient desert oasis city in central Syria. Palmyra's remarkable 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel was demolished in August 2015.</b><p>It looked in many ways like a …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

The Search for Queen Nefertiti Enters a New Phase

Mounting evidence suggests the legendary monarch’s burial chamber is hidden in King Tut’s tomb.<p>They are two of the most renowned figures in Egyptian history.<p>But, while King Tutankhamun owes his fame to the stunning treasures that were buried with him after his death, Queen Nefertiti is remembered …

Daily Meditation: Awakening From A Dream

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a love poem by Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda. "The Dream" reminds us that …

40 things everyone should do in Italy in their lifetime

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.<p>We compiled a list of 40 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetime.<p>We included important classics like Rome's …

Roman Forum Opens Imperial Ramp for First Time in History

This week, the Roman Forum, the 2,500-year-old landmark, opened its Imperial Ramp for the first time in history.<p>It's not every day that the Roman …

Italy

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10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime

It’s always exciting to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the ancient Romans – or of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or any of the shadowy inhabits of the past. Even for me, a fairly hard-nosed professional, who has studied the classical world for more than forty years, there’s still a buzz in …

Back to the Future: Jaws 19 trailer actually released

Remember the scene in Robert Zemeckis' Back to the Future II, released in 1989, when Marty McFly travels in his DeLorean to 2015? In the background, a cinema is advertising Jaws 19. It is an amusing detail; a sly dig at the increasing absursity of the (never-ending) Jaws sequels. But it could never …

Robots

Super stonehenge found below ground

Archaeologists have found evidence for a circle of 90 huge standing stones buried near Stonehenge.<p>On September 7, 2015, researchers announced they …