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This Chrome extension turns YouTube into a serious music service

YouTube launched its music platform late last year to little fanfare, offering all you can eat music for $7.99/month on the site, with no ads.<p>While many of us use YouTube to listen to the occasional song, it’s no match for a real music service like Spotify or Google Music since it doesn’t offer …

Hawking's quantum universe

Hawking doesn't mention his hegemony in the paper, titled "Populating the Landscape: A Top Down Approach" and accepted for publication in the journal Physical Review D (PDF file). I just made that up. But the idea is that the current state of the cosmos arises from the sum of all possible …

Why Doing Nothing Is the Key to Happiness

Over the course of my life I've come in and out of practicing stillness, but whenever I return to it, it feelsᅡᅠlike home. There are thousands of ways to meditate -- traditional mindfulness meditation is theᅡᅠsimplest and most accessible, but any form can work.<p>Attention and focus are hard to come …

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How A Media Star Found Mindfulness After A Meltdown In Front Of 5 Million Viewers

Some of us find mental clarity in quiet solitude. Others do it in front of a television camera.<p>After Dan Harris, then an ambitious rising star at ABC’s news division, was left panting for breath during an on-air panic attack on <i>Good Morning America</i> in front of 5 million viewers, he realized that his …

Daily Meditation: One Day There Will Be Peace

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 meditation features a song by singer-songwriter Matisyahu. "One Day" is a ballad for peace and …

The best meditation apps for iPhone and iPad

Meditation? Yes there's an app for that. From improving sleep to reducing anxiety, it is well-known that investing time in the practise of meditation …

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How to eat less takeaway, stress less and sleep better: your 2015 new year's resolutions

In the final of our series, we explore how to make improvements to your life in 2015. Spend less money on takeaway food, worry less and banish screens from your bedroom – our experts advise<p>There’s no doubt about it, Australians love dining out. The average Aussie spends about $70 a week on eating …

Google updates Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Chrome for Android

Some important updates coming to the most useful Google apps for Android: Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Chrome 40 have just been updated. Expect …

Daily Meditation: Heritage

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 meditation features a traditional Andean song played by Peruvian musician Rumiñahui. The piece …

A photographic journey through the Torres del Paine, Patagonia

The first leg of the trail is reached by crossing Lago Pehoé, a lake of such vibrant turquoise that people crowd the stern of the catamaran I stand …

Best of Montana Year-Round: Family Activities

Travel<p>Taking the kids on vacation to Montana? Check out our picks for the top five things to do for families in Big Sky Country.<p><b>Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, West Yellowstone</b><p>Yellowstone National Park is home to a genuine wild bunch: potentially dangerous predators including grizzly bears, gray …

US Environmental organizations sue wildlife services over outdated, sea turtle-killing cooling systems

A couple of weeks ago, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), an environmental law firm that sues the US government on behalf of the environment, …

Spark Internet Button lets you interact with the Internet of Things

The internet of things is growing rapidly and is a sort of hidden network that all sorts of devices from your car to your refrigerator can use to …

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How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: HTC Camera, QKSMS

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Study suggests warmth, flowing water on early Mars were episodic

Ample evidence of ancient rivers, streams, and lakes make it clear that Mars was at some point warm enough for liquid water to flow on its surface. …

Ferguson awaits Grand Jury