Bryan Benson

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Why Is NASA Looking To Hire More Astronauts?

And what are your odds of getting chosen?<p>What child hasn't dreamed of becoming an astronaut? Now, you can. Starting on December 14, NASA will begin accepting applications for the astronaut class of 2015.<p>NASA currently employs 47 astronauts, eight of which were selected as candidates during the last …

This Super Glass Material Is Almost As Strong As Steel

A cracked cell phone screen could become a thing of the past<p>As engineers continue to push what is possible for our buildings and gadgets, so too do they find new ways to tweak the properties of glass. Typically, glass is produced by heating minerals to a high temperature then letting them cool, but …

Daily Meditation: The Long Journey

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 collaboration by singers Alison Krauss and Robert Plant. "Your Long …

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Meditate 2 Connect

Meditate 2 Connect, Buena Vista Oregon. 2,761 likes · 7 talking about this. We are here to inspire & uplift while sharing Universal info and info …

On Being a Spiritual Warrior: 10 Truths.

I cannot count the number of times in a yoga class that I have said, “Let go of that which no longer serves you” or start with “letting go of …

Star Trek ‘tractor beam’ invented by British scientists

Scientists have tuned sound waves to act like sonic tweezers which can pick up and move objects<p>A Star Trek inspired ‘tractor beam’ which can levitate and move objects using sound waves has been invented by scientists.<p>The world’s first sonic beam can only move a tiny particle of less than one …

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5 Tools to Help You Start Your Home Meditation Practice

Buddhaimonia.Meditation changed my life in ways that I can describe in detail and other ways in which I have no words for. But more than something …

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

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Daily Meditation: The Power Of Thought

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 passage written by the English poet John Donne. His words remind us of …

Reaching First Jhana: How to Reach Spiritual Enlightenment

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

Apprehensive about those spirituality books in the Self-Help aisle? Me too. Here are 7 Science-Backed books about Spirituality to help get your …

Love Is Love: Maria Bello on Resisting the Labels We Are Given and Redefining Those We Give Ourselves

A courageous quest for nuance that liberates the different experiences of partnerships we have in the modern world.<p><i>“Labels are distancing phenomena. They push us away from each other,”</i> Leo Buscaglia wrote in his seminal 1972 book based on the world’s first university course on love. Susan Sontag …

Circle Craft: Full Moon Healing Ritual

<b>by Selena Fox</b><p>This ritual is designed to be performed after Moonrise on the night of the Full Moon, and preferably outdoors in the Moonlight. It is …

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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 …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Finding Gratitude: It's in the Eyes of the Beholder

On a hot summer day I was walking on a street with my dharma teacher. Although we walked at an easy pace, sweat ran down my face. Not being in the most desirable condition, I felt irritated and almost resentful towards the hot weather. My teacher sensed the frustration that I couldn't hide and said …

Want to be an optimist? Pick up these positive habits

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the …

Nikola Labs Launches iPhone 6 Case Which Harvests Electricity From The Air

Nikola Tesla pioneered the transmission of electricity over wires. Heinrich Hertz proved it could be transmitted wirelessly. But we still use 19th centre technology to power 21st century devices.<p>Nikola Labs — which pitched today on stage after being selected by TechCrunch editorial team and the …

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Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1