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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 …

Self-improvement

‘Dismaland’: A Theme Park by Banksy

The anonymous British street artist’s ambitious new installation features an orca jumping out of a toilet, ritual book burnings, and a dead Cinderella.<p>An anarchy-friendly theme park? A fun day out for the whole family that features book burning, a puppet Jimmy Savile, and political commentary? …

Streetwear

3 Ways to Enlightenment.

There are at least 3 ways to enlightenment according to yoga philosophy.<p>In reality, there are many more, perhaps as many as there are yogis, but just …

We’ve Damaged the Planet So Badly It’s Entering a New Epoch

Welcome to the Anthropocene, a.k.a. the Age of Man, a.k.a. we're now in charge of Earth and we better take better care of it.<p>When you or I look at a mountain range running alongside an interstate highway, we might see a series of majestic peaks. When Kirk Johnson looks at a mountain range, he sees …

Earth Science

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

Twitter has a huge problem — and it’s all in your head

Last Thursday, the social giant Twitter did a very peculiar thing: It gave its 300 million users license to … stop tweeting.<p>“We know it can be challenging to find time to get through everything,” a sympathetic Twitter tech lead wrote on the company’s blog. So instead of expecting users to keep up …

Social Media

7 Tools for Your Pinterest Quotes

If you are on Pinterest for some time, you probably know that quotes are one of the most popular categories …

Infographics

40+ Legitimate Ways to Earn Money as a Stay-at-Home-Mom

You’ve seen the ads floating around the internet. Usually in places like your Facebook sidebar or in pop-up ads on popular sites. Deceptive text …

Audio-visual

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'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving

The brain's reward for getting a concept is a shot of natural opiates<p>Neuroscientists have proposed a simple explanation for the pleasure of grasping …

The Secret to Well-Being

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likely to cultivate within ourselves than stumble upon in our wanderings. As the Dalai Lama said, "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from …

Happiness

Too Embarrassed to Ask: Apple's New Photos App

Re/code answers your questions about Apple's new Photos app.<p><b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b> <i>is a Re/code feature in which our reviewers answer any and all of your burning tech questions — including the ones you might be too embarrassed to ask your tech-savvy friends. Today, co-executive editor Walt Mossberg</i> …

Mac Software

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

What is Zen? (Part 1)

Read What Is Zen? (Part 2) by Peter Seishin Wohl A special teaching without scriptures, Beyond words and letters, pointing to the mind-essence of …

Meditation

The Rorschach Paintings § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

I spent my formative years in the Mediterranean, where I was surrounded by unusual plants, insects, sea creatures, and rock formations. As an …

Art

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

“Why are you a Buddhist?”

People ask me once in a while why I’m a Buddhist.<p>Sometimes they ask because it seems weird and foreign to them. Sometimes they ask because they think …

Bringing Mindfulness into Everyday Life

Many people think that meditation is a practice that involves emptying your mind of thoughts. This misconception can leave beginners feeling like …

Mindfulness

Russia just made a ton of Internet memes illegal

In post-Soviet Russia, you don’t make memes. Memes make (or unmake?) you.<p>That is, at least, the only conclusion we can draw from an announcement made …

Internet

Ten Writers And Their Interaction With Indian Thought And Spirituality

Ten acclaimed writers from across the world, and their interaction with Indian thought and spirituality<p><b>1) Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)</b><p>American …

Literature

Healing & Spirituality | 13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger<p>Source: http://www.peaceful-traveler.com/Buddhism/life/, April 2, 2015<p>Here is a summary of …

The Pessimist’s Guide to Happiness

Source: lculig/Shutterstock<p>We seem to be in the middle of a happiness epidemic. Self-help book after self-help book advises us to improve our mental …

Happiness

A Beginner’s Guide to Chakras

“Anatomy is destiny,” Freud famously said. If he had understood the subtle anatomy of the yoga tradition he might have said, “Destiny determines …

Spirituality