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Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

spellbinding animated gifs by james r. eads and the glitch

sep 23, 2016<p>spellbinding series of animated gifs seemingly suck you into your screen<p><b>two artists — one painter and one animator — have collaborated on</b> …

Art

The Darkness Behind Solar Energy

Solar, is considered clean energy and a much welcome alternative to fossil fuels. However, like the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) pointed …

This Startup Has Brought Off-Grid Solar to 65 Million People

Decade-old startup d.light has sold solar-powered lanterns and lights to millions of customers in off-grid rural areas like Sub-Saharan Africa.<p>But …

This Power Generator Runs on Saltwater

Estuaries could be a big source of electricity<p>Gaze at the end of a river, where saltwater and freshwater meet. It may not look like anything, but new research suggests this could be a massive source of electricity.<p>Imagine a tub divided in half by a semi-permeable membrane. On one side of the …

Faraday Future says its electric car could be more powerful than Tesla's

Having a beer with the secretive car company's head of manufacturing<p>Since I was in Las Vegas this week to attend the Hyperloop's first public demonstration, I thought I'd check in on everyone's favorite secretive electric car company, Faraday Future. If you read <i>The Verge</i>, you know that Faraday …

10 Great Japanese Animated Movies That Use Unique Animation Styles

Japanese animation has a long and storied history. Decades of tradition in such aspects as narrative structure, technique , music and animated …

The Woman Who Invented Interior Design and Set Paris Society on Fire

Lesbian actress Elsie de Wolfe’s work in design and penchant for parties catapulted her to the top of world society.<p>At the turn of the twentieth …

Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Electricity bills are often ludicrously high thanks to our energy-intensive modern world, but every now and then, thanks to the forces of nature, a …

Renewable Energy

Global warming increases rain in world's driest areas

Global warming will increase rainfall in some of the world's driest areas over land, with not only the wet getting wetter but the dry getting wetter …

Climate Change

What Is Mindfulness, Actually?

My spiritual mentor used to say to me, “we are human beings, not human doers.”<p>In an era that rewards productivity, what does it mean to focus on …

Mindfulness

How to Keep Bad Bugs Out Of Your Vegetable Garden #Organic_Gardening

Gardening<p>One of the best ways to control the insects and pests that damage the plants in your garden is by allowing helpful pests in that will drive …

7 of the world's best mountaintop hotels

Nestled in mountain ranges and perched on top of desert cliffs, these hotels offer visitors picturesque views and quiet retreats away from the hustle of everyday life.<p>Here are our picks for the world's most stunning mountaintop hotels.

This company wants to take on Tesla with batteries that power your home

Tesla has positioned itself as a leader in the field with its rechargeable battery system, the Powerwall. The company's new version of the Powerwall, which is hitting the market this summer, has already sold out through the first half of 2016 after Tesla received a whopping 38,000 orders.<p>But …

Aviator's Villa Built From Salvaged Airplane Parts Simulates Life in the Clouds

1/10<p>Urban Office Architecture Aviator's Villa<p>After spending a lifetime in the air, it's no surprise that this retired pilot can’t settle for just any …

How To Organize Your Closet In 12 Easy Steps

<b>Clutter is rarely this glamorous. Experts explain their simple strategies for sorting all your things--and why being organized is so deeply satisfying.</b><p><i>By Liana Schaffner, Allure</i><p>Photo: @LAURENCARUSO_/INSTAGRAM<p>Just consider: The word "lose" is wedged right in the middle of "closet." The subliminal …

Tips for Growing Perfect Tomatoes #vegetable_gardening

Gardening<p><b>1. Choose a bright, airy spot:</b> Plant tomatoes where they will get at least 10 hours of light in summer. And leave room between plants for …

Pull Quote

Book Talk<p>Historical evidence of the Apostles is scarce, and some of it contradicts core Christian beliefs.<p>In the Bible, Jesus Christ names 12 apostles to spread his gospel, and the early Christian church owes its rapid rise to their missionary zeal. Yet, for most of the Twelve, there's scant …

Theology

Ten of the healthiest herbs and spices to keep you fighting fit

Herbs and spices are an easy way to add healthy elements to your diet.<p>Now that it's autumn, flu season isn't far off and there's plenty you could be …

Google's magic Internet balloons bringing Wi-Fi to India

Last month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had his hopes of connecting India dashed when Free Basics, a plan offering free access to selected websites and apps, was banned by the country's regulators. Now, Google is stepping up to the plate to connect rural India.<p>Rajan Anandan, Google's managing …

Telecoms

16 Incredible Images Of Nature Like You've Never Seen It Before

Photography seems like it's a study of moments. You think of it as a waiting game, with an intrepid professional patiently hunched over a tripod …

India's big move into solar is already paying off

India's massive bet on solar power is paying off far earlier than anticipated.<p>The price of solar power has plummeted in recent months to levels rivaling that of coal, positioning the renewable source as a viable mainstream option in a country where 300 million people live without electricity.<p>Solar …

Renewable Energy

10 crazy concepts for homes of the future

1/<p>We're already starting to see many options for tiny homes, like the Ecocapsule that is meant to support you living entirely off the grid.<p>It is …

Deltec launches line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes - starting under 100K

A company in Asheville, North Carolina is taking prefabricated home design to a new level with their Renew Collection of affordable net-zero energy …

6 Reasons To Eat More Mexican Food

I'm originally from Mexico, and one of the things I miss most about my country — besides my family and friends — is the amazing vegetation and …

You Don’t Need More Free Time

AMERICANS work some of the longest hours in the Western world, and many struggle to achieve a healthy balance between work and life. As a result, there is an understandable tendency to assume that the problem we face is one of <i>quantity</i>: We simply do not have enough free time. “If I could just get a …

Stanford University

Are your opinions really your own?

The “wisdom of crowds” doesn’t always apply – sometimes group-think nudges people to make wrong-headed decisions.<p>The downstairs room of a central London pub is not where most psychologists would choose to stage an experiment in decision-making, but for Daniel Richardson it is ideal. A researcher at …

superhighway

Are Poor Neighborhoods Worse for Boys Than Girls?

A new analysis of social mobility by economist Raj Chetty reveals how childhood environment impacts adult gender gaps.<p>How adults in the U.S. fare economically depends, to a large extent, on the quality of the neighborhoods they grew up in. But boys and girls who live right down the street from each …

A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

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