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What Is Meditation And Why It Is Important for You

Why did I think to write this Article?<p>Last week I received a comment in one of my meditation related article, where someone mentioned that meditation …

The World’s New Population Time Bomb: Too Few People

Developed world’s working-age population to start declining next year, threatening global growth in decades ahead<p>Ever since the global financial crisis, economists have groped for reasons to explain why growth in the U.S. and abroad has repeatedly disappointed, citing everything from fiscal …

Demographics

What If the Nazis Won? Inside Amazon’s ‘The Man in the High Castle’

The Man in the High Castle, the new Amazon series that launches Friday, imagines a world in which Hitler beat the U.S. to the atomic bomb. It’s …

I Quit Eating Out for 30 Days: Here's How It Impacted My Budget, My Lifestyle and My Values

When I was a kid, I would finish lunch and ask what was for dinner. Not because I was hungry, but because I was already looking forward to what I was going to eat next. My Dad often remarks on how my appetite outpaces my brother's. In a culture where women are still supposed to want salads and …

Personal Finance

8 Meditation Experts Share What They Do Each Morning to Stay Chill All Day

Send anxiety packing with the tips pros swear by themselves.<p>Shutterstock<p>When it’s basically your job to be Zen all the time—as is the case with the instructors at MNDFL, a new meditation studio in New York City—you pick up a few tricks that help you keep stress at bay (or at least not flip out when …

What Exactly Is Emotional Meditation? Part 1

<b>So what exactly is emotional meditation?</b><p>To really understand emotional meditation we will need to understand the way in which our emotions serve us.<p>Our emotions are an extraordinary gift; they are the ultimate relational tool. They are ultra-responsive and very immediate. <b>Like an internal satnav</b> …

Mindfulness

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it within a month of...<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's …

Mad Men

Russian scientist says he is stronger and healthier after injecting himself with 'eternal life' bacteria

Anatoli Brouchkov has willingly become a human guinea pig for the 3.5 million-year-old bacteria<p>If injecting yourself with 3.5 million-year-old bacteria could keep you looking and feeling youthful and healthy without having to fork out for a gym membership, would you do it?<p>Russian scientist Anatoli …

Rare Access Allows a Photographer to Show Us the People Power of Pope Francis

As I was walking home from work last week, I saw a man wearing a T-shirt that said “I love Pope Francis.” It didn’t surprise me. Ever since he was elected the leader of the Catholic Church in March of 2013, the pope has been capturing the public’s heart and the media’s attention with his …

Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

Remember Pig-Pen? The little kid from Charles Schulz's <i>Peanuts</i> cartoons who walked around in a cloud of dirt? Well, the human body does spew a cloud, but instead of dirt it contains millions of microorganisms.<p>"It turns out that that kid is all of us," says James Meadow, a microbial ecologist who led …

Biology

The four ickiest things you never want to touch on a plane

I'm no germophobe, but I was surprised to learn the dirtiest place on an airplane wasn't the bathroom. Travelers, it's that tray table right in front of you that apparently carries more living bacteria per square inch than any other public part of the plane.<p>"Since this could provide bacteria direct …

A 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask and neck pillow is Kickstarter’s most-funded piece of clothing ever

Air travel is miserable. Aside from all the hassles of getting on the plane, once you’re in your cramped little seat it becomes difficult to do anything but sit upright, elbows tucked, and wait for the journey to be over.<p>In testament to what a nightmare it is, a Kickstarter campaign for a “travel …

Holiday Travel

Read an 11-Year-Old's Heartwarming Essay About His Father's Return From World War II

Seventy years ago Wednesday, when the Japanese formally signed the documents that ended World War II aboard the USS <i>Missouri</i> in Tokyo Bay, many …

World War II

ISIS tried to silence him, but pianist won't stay quiet

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Shut up or I will throw you on top and burn you along with it!" barks a jihadi in black.<p>Aeham Ahmed is scared but unyielding. "What is wrong with having a piano?" he said.<p>The two stand for a moment, their eyes locked. A musician and his instrument. An ISIS terrorist and his AK.<p>Then the …

Middle East

10 young entrepreneurs who didn’t let age hold them back

There was a time when the phrase ‘young entrepreneurs referred to people like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, who founded Microsoft and Apple respectively at ages 23 and 21. Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook at 19. Following this trend, entrepreneurs are getting younger and younger. So young, in fact, …

Bill Gates

10 lessons that the Indian Military Academy taught me about entrepreneurship

I spent years waiting for the day I graduated from school so I could join the Indian Army. I spent seven years preparing—spending weekends learning martial arts, shooting, trekking, training, and excelling at the National Cadet Corps.<p>I never gave up.<p>Fast forward four years—after a graduate degree …

Startups

5 Reasons Stocks Are Tumbling Worldwide On 'Black Monday'

NEW YORK -- Wall Street woke up to, if not a Black Monday, at least a Blackish Monday.<p>Markets around the world tumbled toward historic losses amid a toxic cocktail of financial volatility. As the global sell-off hacksawed European and Asian markets, U.S. traders braced for the worst. The New York …

Stock Markets

Donald Trump Has Landed: Republican Presidential Race 2016

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Donald Trump

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

College & University

Father and son posed for a photo in the exact same way for 27 years

Beginning in 1986, a father and his son took the same black and white photo of themselves every year.<p>The photos trace the aging of both men, from the …

Two Nine-Year-Olds’ Magnificent Open Letter to Disney About Racial and Gender Stereotypes

“Like most people we love your attractions, but we found some problems with some of them and those problems are stereotypes.”<p>In the spring of 2015, a nine-year-old boy named Dexter went to Disneyland with his family and found himself deeply unsettled — not by a scary ride or the unpleasantness of …

Disney World

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

6 Great American Sandwiches

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.<p><b>1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue</b><p>Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white sauce in Alabama: it doesn't matter …

The best 10 pizza places in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor

It's hot, delicious and cheesy. It brings people together. Americans have adopted the Italian delicacy as their own.<p>You might have your favorite …

Crazy Ants Cooperate To Carry Food

A new study shows that informed individual ants help guide larger groups<p>A little more than a week ago, I found ants in my kitchen. A few were helping one another heave a small piece of dog food up my wall toward the window and I spent an embarrassing amount of time watching their efforts, which I …

Insects

Cecil the lion's killer in hiding as global anger reaches Minnesota hometown

Protests in Minnesota hometown of Walter Palmer, as hunter who paid £35k to kill treasured lion in Zimbabwe was nowhere to be seen at his US$1million home or surgery<p>The American hunter unmasked yesterday as the killer of Cecil the lion has gone into hiding as the angry response spread across the …