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Mindfulness is a capitalist grift: How faux enlightenment maintains our status quo

The meditative practice favored by America’s titans of industry bears no relation to its anti-materialist origins<p>I stumbled across mindfulness, the meditation practice now favored by titans of tech, sensitive C-suiters, new media gurus and celebrities, without even really knowing it.<p>A couple of …

Our Highest Selves?

Brain technology is about to radically change the way we live and work<p>At Stanford University in the 1960s, two research labs on opposite ends of the …

Futurism - Building the future together

The mice couldn't see in full color, but their brains responded to green, blue, and ultraviolet light.<p>2 hours ago<p>Hopefully, we won't need it. But …

A robot has passed a self-awareness test

A robot in New York has passed the classic King's Wise Men puzzle which serves as a test of the awareness of the self.<p>The induction puzzle goes as …

Netflix Hits A New All-Time High Ahead Of Its Stock Split And Q2 Earnings

Netflix’s shares popped nearly four percent today to an all-time high of $707.61. The new record comes a day before the company splits its shares on a seven-for-one basis, and two days before it will report earnings.<p>Shares in the online video streaming and content shop have been on a tear, roughly …

Investing

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6 Ways To Take Your Lunch To The Next Level

We're feeling inspired by all the beautiful and healthy lunch ideas we spotted on #mindbodygram on Instagram this week. Lots of fresh seasonal …

Healthy Eating

Study: Velociraptor Was a 'Fluffy, Feathered Poodle From Hell'

Tens of millions of people have flocked to theaters this summer to see Jurassic World, an action flick “starring” a team of trained <i>Velociraptors</i> that …

A homecoming for Rwanda’s lions

Sixteen years after the big cats disappeared, this progressive African nation is bringing the Big Five back.<p>It was 1999, exact date unknown. A group of farmers from Kageyo village in eastern Rwanda were tiptoeing through Akagera National Park on Tanzania’s border, returning to the carcass of a cow …

Wildlife

Songs That Heal: Preserving A Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.<p>A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace and wrinkled dress that's been hand painted with a large, maroon bird on …

Amazon Rainforest

15 gorgeous colored-sand beaches around the world

Across the world are beaches filled with bright purple, pink, red, green, black, orange, and white sands.<p>Whether it's years of volcanic activity that give the sand its ashy black color or miniature coral fragments that mix with white sand to form a lovely pink hue, the results are breathtaking.<p>From …

The Perfect Weekend in Cape Town

When time is short, spend it well in Cape Town—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in South Africa's buzziest city.<p>You may be familiar with Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain and breathtaking beaches—a little less so with her ever-emerging culinary and cultural scene. Having been …

Cape Town

The riddle of experience vs. memory

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our "experiencing …

Cognitive dissonance

In the field of psychology, <b>cognitive dissonance</b> is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who simultaneously holds two …

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

Stress. It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to …