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How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Mindfulness

I Tried This Weird App to Feel More Zen + This Is What Happened

We’ve all seen meditation apps that promise everything from improved sleeping habits to stress relief. I’m setting out to see how they deliver, and after tackling the Calm app, I’m ready to try a new one. This past week, I used the Stop, Breathe & Think app every evening after work and before …

7 Steps to Overcoming the Overactive Mind

Our over active mind seems as if it is our normal state-of-being. It isn't. It is learned, re-enforced, and rewarded from early age onward. It's a mental habit. We cannot imagine getting through daily life and work without ceaseless mind talk - without creating lists and crossing things off, …

10 Free Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have

From time tracking to cloud data integration, these free apps will help you run your business smoothly and efficiently without spending a cent.

Incredibly Detailed Illustrations of Star Wars Vehicles

<i>Millennium Falcon</i><p>UK technical illustrator Hans Jenssen has created a series of incredibly detailed drawings featuring well-known <i>Star Wars</i> vehicles …

science has revealed banksy's true identity

A geographical profiling study has all but unmasked the enigmatic street artist.<p>Art meets science in a new geographical profiling study from Queen Mary University of London, which might have just revealed the identity of the art world's most iconic, yet elusive figure.<p>The full report on Banksy's …

How Torchwood, the 'Adult' Spinoff of Doctor Who, Finally Grew Up

Ten years ago, the success of <i>Doctor Who</i> gave birth to the spinoff series <i>Torchwood</i>. After a <i>very</i> rough start, it evolved; while it always had its highs …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

How to Hack into Your Creativity While You Sleep

We live in an age of multitasking, but there is still one significant chunk of time we haven’t put to good use — sleep. A restful, uninterrupted eight hours of shuteye is important for replenishing our energy, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do double duty and replenish our creativity too.<p>At some …

Simple Chord Progressions For Beginner Guitarists to Learn

I hope you had read the previous lesson on basic strumming patterns and practiced your stuff. With that knowledge in mind, we can apply it to some of …

Twisted illustrations perfectly sum up the darker side of modern life

Between our smartphones, fast food and quick and convenient transportation, our lives are full of luxury. But all luxuries come at a price.<p>London …

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …