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A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

Government Hackers Caught Using Unprecedented iPhone Spy Tool

The malware was used to target a political dissident in the United Arab Emirates.<p>On the morning of August 10, Ahmed Mansoor, a 46-year-old human rights activist from the United Arab Emirates, received a strange text message from a number he did not recognize on his iPhone.<p>"New secrets about torture …

Menopause reversed as scientists successfully 'rejuvenate women's ovaries'

Scientists have announced they can now reverse the menopause in what is thought to be a major scientific breakthrough.<p>Trials claim to have …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

How does long-term marijuana use affect the brain?

Jason Redmond/Reuters<p>Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug — something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports, as well as some studies, have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to …

North Korea Threatens U.S. With Nuclear Strike Over War Games

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea issued another threat Monday, warning of an indiscriminate "pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice" on Washington and Seoul, this time in reaction to the start of huge U.S.-South Korean military drills.<p>Such threats have been a staple of young North Korean leader Kim …

North Korea

Apple Mac Users Targeted by Ransomware

Apple customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks told Reuters on Sunday.<p>Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts …

Ransomware

The Top 10 Workout Songs for March 2016

<i>Flickr: Stuart Grout</i><p>This month's top 10 list draws heavily from the Top 40 chart and club scene. While this reliance on pop tunes and big beats might make the list seem one-dimensional at first, there are just enough curve balls to keep it interesting.<p>On the pop front, you'll find new singles from …

House chairman: Military files, emails deleted amid probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personnel at U.S. Central Command have deleted files and emails amid allegations that intelligence assessments were altered to …

Surveillance

Researchers Are a Step Closer to Creating an Untraceable 'Quantum Internet'

We want it!<p>Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, …

Psychologists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, John Gottman, a …

5 Stovetop Steak Recipes for When It's Too Cold to Grill

There's no beating a juicy, charred steak that's been kissed by live fire on the grill. But when temperatures drop below freezing, the idea of …

Turns Out Our Solar System Might Have A 9th Planet After All

Sorry, Pluto.<p>Good news, everyone: Our solar system likely has nine planets again, so there’s no reason to forget that number you learned in grade school. The bad news is is that the ninth planet still isn’t Pluto. Instead it’s an entirely new planet, according to a team of astronomers from Caltech …

Billy Connolly discusses his Parkinson's Disease at TV awards

The Big Yin cracks jokes as he receives special recognition award from Dustin Hoffman for his career in comedy<p>Billy Connolly spoke about his Parkinson's disease after accepting an accolade from his friend Dustin Hoffman at the National Television Awards.<p>Asked how he was managing the condition, he …

Case made for 'ninth planet'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1221000/1221615_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524623669_61c5fedd8fe3f24e6df2a6f72252f9b3<p><b>American astronomers say they have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System orbiting far beyond even the dwarf</b> …

Milky Way’s second-largest black hole?

Astronomers are calling it a possible first detection of an intermediate-mass black hole, a missing link in black hole evolution.<p>Astronomers in Japan …

Jamie Foxx Casually Saved a Man From a Burning Truck

"I don't look at it as heroic. I just look at it like as…you just had to do something."<p>When Jamie Foxx saw a truck catch on fire in front of his California house Monday night, he went into hero mode.<p>Brett Kyle, 32, veered off the road in his Toyota Tacoma, flipped multiple times and landed in a …

Roads

Dutch Police Arrest 10 Men for Bitcoin Money Laundering

AMSTERDAM -- Ten men suspected of using Bitcoin to launder up to 20 million euros ($22 million) of criminal money made from online drug deals have been arrested in the Netherlands, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday.<p>The men, described as all in their 20s and with Dutch nationality, were arrested …

Bitcoin

Supreme Court Hears Case That Could Deal Blow to Unions

A Supreme Court case argued Monday could significantly weaken government unions across the country. If the justices rule in favor of the plaintiffs …

Labor Law

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics

UberChopper Brings Desperately Needed Excess To Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Today, as you nurse your wounds from Black Friday stampedes outside your local mall, or sit in traffic as you make your lengthy travel back home from the holidays, here’s a reminder that life doesn’t have to be so hard.<p>Forget UberBLACK. This weekend, the who’s who of absurdly wealthy people …

Abu Dhabi

China joins hunt for extra-terrestrials with FAST - the world's biggest-ever telescope

The massive structure will allow scientists to gather signals from tens of billions of light years away when it is completed in 2016<p>China is in the final stages of building the world's largest-ever radio telescope, which will give Beijing a leading role in space research and the hunt for …

Universe

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

Happiness

The Only Thing You Need To Consider Before Starting a Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

Northern California

8 successful entrepreneurs share the worst advice they ever received

Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the <i>worst</i> advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment.<p>Entrepreneurs by definition have to go against the grain, and so conventional, albeit terrible, advice can be used as a motivational …

Playing these 6 video games could help improve your problem-solving skills

"My number one goal in life is to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize," McGonigal writes on her website.<p>She tells Business Insider she wants people to realize that games can be "powerful tools to improve our attention, our mood, our cognitive strengths, and our relationships."<p>And …

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Research

Gene therapies offer dramatic promise but shocking costs

For most of her life, Allison Corona lived in a world dimmed by bad genetic luck. A disease called Leber’s congenital amaurosis left her legally blind at age 4. She could not navigate the short distance from her driveway to her front door after dusk.<p>Three years ago, Corona, now 23, received an …

Health Care