Bill Hirschfield

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In exactly one year, we’ll bear witness to the “Great American Total Solar Eclipse”

Get your sunglasses ready. There’s a giant solar eclipse headed our way, and it’s slated to be the biggest and best … ever. Dubbed the “Great …

Solar Eclipse

This Is How to Make Good Decisions: Four Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p><i>More than half of</i> …

Could dark energy be caused by frozen neutrinos?

A new idea links the Standard Model’s most elusive particles with the zero-point energy of the Universe.<p><i>“If you’re puzzled by what dark energy is,</i> …

Yoga And Running: Tips To Make You A More Joyful Runner, From My Weekend At Kripalu

After our 4-minute meditation, Sarajean led us on 6 point-to-point runs, adding tools to our toolbox to keep us present and aware. In total we covered about 2.5 miles.<p>You know how great you feel at the end of your run, especially if you've crossed a finish line.<p>But what about at the start? Or in …

Standup Paddleboarding

3 Major Trends That Will Forever Change the Way We Work

The workplace is changing--rapidly. By staying ahead of these trends, you can make sure your business remains the leader of the pack.<p>While the "future of work" may feel like a phrase related to a far more advanced or revolutionary description of the modern workplace, the reality is that workers …

The best night sky photos of 2016 have been officially announced

The central western region of NSW Australia plays host to some of the darkest skies in the southern hemisphere, making it an astronomer's playground …

Solar System

Couples who get drunk together are happier together, according to science

You might want to add a bottle of wine to your weekly date night.<p>According to a new study published in the Journals of Gerontology Series B: …

Alcohol

Two super-Earth-sized planets discovered orbiting a nearby star

(Phys.org)—NASA's Kepler spacecraft continues its fruitful exoplanet hunt with the newest discovery of two super-Earth-sized alien worlds. The newly …

8 of the world's coolest telescopes that are changing the way that we look at the universe

We went from believing that Earth was the center of a star speckled universe, to being able to observe a seemingly endless number of galaxies full of trillions of stars and planets that stretch back in time billions of years.<p>And as astronomy evolves, so do the instruments we use to peer deeper and …

Hubble Space Telescope

10 Natural Supplements To Lose Weight Fast

Mradula Mahajan<p>Read full profile<p>The dream to look healthy and fit will cost no extra money and would not require stretching your eventful work …

Working Full-Time Could Be Bad For Your Brain After a Certain Age

We knew it.<p>Working long hours Monday to Friday is tough no matter how old you are, but recent research suggests that, if you're over 40, working more …

How To Unleash The Cauldron Of Desire From Your Pelvis

What if it was possible to use your sexual energy not just for great sex, but to fuel other parts of your life like your career, fertility or even crafty activities such as painting or cooking? It's all about harnessing the power of your pelvis, and then unleashing that energy right where you want …

New running apps blur the line between virtual reality and real life

By Mike Plunkett<p>Mike Plunkett<p>Bio Follow<p>During the extreme winter of 2009-2010, Gary McNamee relied on his treadmill to train for the Boston Marathon. McNamee lives in Hopkinton,where the race starts, but the weather stymied his attempts to go out for a long run.<p>“I’m in my basement thinking, ‘Jeez, …

Virtual Reality

This Former Monk Explains Why You're Tackling Mindfulness All Wrong

Why you're doing mindfulness all wrong.<p>If you're up-to-date on your buzzwords, then you'll know that mindfulness is the new black.<p>It seems that everyone has their own idea of what it means to be mindful. Apps like Headspace, Smiling Mind and iMindfulness promise to help you center yourself, clear …