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10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

Is This The Exoplanet Where Life Will First Be Found?

It is good time to be an exoplanet hunter… or just an exoplanet enthusiast for that matter! Every few weeks, it seems, new discoveries are being …

Doctors With Disabilities: Why They’re Important

Growing up, my sister never let our family get a blue “handicapped” placard for the car.<p>Born three months prematurely with cerebral palsy, she uses forearm crutches to get around. But she’d rather walk half a mile across a mall’s parking lot than take the reserved spot next to the entrance. (I …

Autism

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The Buddha's Instructions for the Practice of Mindfulness<p>Mindfulness is one of the most basic practices of Buddhism. It is part of the Eightfold Path …

Cranberry Walnut Biscuits Recipe

These tasty Southern buttermilk biscuits are jazzed up with fresh cranberries and chopped nuts for the holidays.<p>The cranberry walnut biscuits are the …

21 No-Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Avoid an Early Crash

Whether it’s blatant (Lucky Charms, we’re looking at you) or hidden (even in packaged whole-wheat bread!), added sugar tends to be a …

Breakfast

Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'

<b>Venom from a small snail could be used to develop a treatment for chronic pain, scientists from the US suggest.</b><p>Normally used to paralyse or kill its prey, the venom also contains a compound that appears to act as long-lasting pain relief.<p>In research on rats, the compound was still working three …

5 Powerful Buddhist Practices that Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

Have you ever wondered why Buddhists appear more peaceful and clear minded than the rest of us?<p>It looks like they experience less anxiety and stress …

Meditation

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

Happiness

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 15 - The Ultimate Guide to Online Support

Who's to say Valentine's Day is only about champagne, chocolate and roses? Don't get me wrong, I will gladly cheers to you with a glass of Moët, but this year especially, it's about way more than that for me.<p>It's about showing gratitude to those who keep me going when I've run out of spoons and …

3 Simple Ways To Try This Year To Become Happier And Mentally Stronger

Were you frustrated, upset, sad, and discouraged by 2016? All of the above? Most people have resolved to make 2017 a better year and, if you’re …

Happiness

Yale University Study Shows Association Between Vaccines and Brain Disorders

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine have found a disturbing association between the timing of …

Tibetan Buddhist Master Reveals the Best Mindfulness Technique For Training Your Monkey Mind

As someone who has meditated almost daily for three years, there are some misconceptions I’m continually confronted with. So many people believe they …

Meditation

15 Ways to Eat Chocolate for Breakfast

Chocolate for breakfast! Chocolate for breakfast! There are no good reasons why a little or even a lot of chocolate can't be part of your morning …

Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

<i>How can I change my life completely in the next year or two? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, CMO at Sliceplanner, on Quora:</b><p>Changing your life completely is a huge step that …

How Were Hieroglyphics Deciphered?

<i>How were Hieroglyphics deciphered?</i><p><b>Steve Theodore</b><b>:</b><p>It was a tricky task, which defied several centuries of effort. Hieroglyphic writing was a very …

Our Most Pinned Chocolate Desserts

Our Pinterest users agree: of all life's pleasures, few are more indulgent than a good chocolate dessert recipe. Decadent, gooey, and melty, there's …

The Brownie Recipe to Make When You're Desperate

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 325°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, dust with flour, tapping out the …

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

Mindfulness

Recipe: Fallen chocolate cake

Preheat oven to 350 F.<p>Melt butter and chocolate together on low heat in a small heavy pot. Scrape mixture into a large bowl. Stir in egg yolks, sugar, salt and vanilla.<p>Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Stir quarter of egg whites into chocolate mixture then fold in remaining egg whites. Gently …

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …

Meditation

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies Recipe

By: rzastrow<p>Delicious, a little more crumbly than I am used to, but if they taste that good and are this much better than a traditional brownie, sign …

Food

Why the Dalai Lama Thinks Its Essential For You to be Self Centred

<b>Since you're here...</b><p>... we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Ideapod than ever before, but advertising revenues across the media …

Mindfulness

A (Detox) Recipe for Your Sweet Tooth

These raw, three-ingredient truffles from GOOP CLEAN BEAUTY are the perfect bite to satisfy your detoxing sweet tooth. We recommend making a double …

25 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

Zen Buddhism is a remarkable philosophy that helps sees things differently than we do in the west. It focuses on living a life that is full of …

Meditation

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

Birth Control: A Letter to the Young Women of 2017

It was the summer of 1963, Martha and the Vandellas’ “Love Is Like a Heat Wave” blasted from every transistor radio on the Jersey Shore, and truer words were never sung. Without planning to, I lost my virginity under a beach blanket late one afternoon. I was 18; he was 19. Our dicey method of birth …

Spectacular Blade Runner fanfilm, made for less than $1,500

Julio writes, "Writer and director Christopher Grant Harvey has shot Tears in the Rain, a stunning fan film set in the Blade Runner universe with …