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6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Germany produced so much renewable energy it ended up paying people to use it

Last weekend Germany’s power grid was swimming in renewable energy, so much so that power prices went negative. The country was generating so much …

Easiest Holiday Cocktail

Something about the holidays puts me in a hard alcohol mood. Maybe it’s the cold weather. Or maybe it’s an outgrowth of my love of eggnog. …

Happy Hour: This Sparkling Danish Drink Will Make You Swear Off Egg Nog

Each week, we'll scour the world for a different cocktail and tell you how to get in on the spirits-filled fun at home. Just in time for Christmas, we're off to Copenhagen for a once-a-year specialty served at the Hotel d’Angleterre: A fairytale-inspired sparkling gløgg.<p>The stately hotelHotel …

SpaceX releases close-up photos of Falcon 9's successful launch and landing

SpaceX

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

Physicists Can Now Achieve Quantum Entanglement at Room Temperature

Quantum entanglement—the process though which particle’s states become inextricably linked, despite being nowhere near each other—is usually carried …

Quantum Physics

Too Busy? Try These 7 Tips To Kickstart Your Meditation Routine

Most of us have read about the benefits of starting a mindfulness meditation practice: less stress, more focus, decreased depression and anxiety... …

Daily Meditation: Awakening From A Dream

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a love poem by Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda. "The Dream" reminds us that …

How swarm intelligence could save us from the dangers of AI

We’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the dangers of artificial intelligence. From Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, to Elon Musk, and Steve Wozniak, luminaries around the globe have been sounding the alarm, warning that we could lose control over this powerful technology — after all, AI is about …

Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

British Museum

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

The Akashic Records: What Are They & Do They Actually Exist?

<b>“All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the Akasha or luminiferous ether, which is</b> …

19 impossibly detailed views of Earth from space at night

Nothing makes me feel more connected to the rest of the human race than seeing the Earth from space at night.<p>National borders vanish, and rivers of light unite our towns and cities into a single glowing tapestry.<p>Just look at this incredible view of Europe, sparkling with artificial light:<p>Er, wait a …

Nasa's new humanoid robot to tackle space missions

This 6 foot tall all-American robot may look like something from a Marvel film -- but it's actually helping future robots (and maybe even a few …

Robotics

The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

We can fully get rid of fossil fuels quickly, if countries can just find the political will.<p>In a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. That’s the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to Paris to strike a climate deal.<p>“These …

Fossil Fuels

Articles about 7 minimal japanese homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the …

What the Dalai Lama said when he was asked whether we should pray for Paris

<b>Following the terror attack which left more than 100 people dead on the streets of Paris last week, one of the first reactions of many people, as in</b> …

When Hubble dies, we're going to learn even bigger secrets of the stars

It's revolutionised astrophysics and human understanding of the scale of the Universe, but the Hubble Space telescope's illustrious career since its …

Universe

Did the Kepler telescope just find the first signs of alien life?

A recent paper published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society describes a star more than 1,400 light years away that dims and glows in a strange flickering pattern. A number of theories have been suggested to explain why this might be happening, but one of them has gained outsized …

Telescopes

Artificial skin senses touch and heat

Photograph: Bao Research Group/ Stanford University<p>Artificial skin with electronic mechanoreceptors. Photograph: Bao Research Group/ Stanford …

Nanotech

Old Cigarette Card Prophecies of Future Were Sometimes Surprisingly Accurate

Giant human brain for research purposes? Nope, nope. Nuclear fuel for ships? Yes, yes! Aerodromes in the middle of big cities? Sadly no. Will man …

Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) as a clinical case of depression

In this article I would like to reconstruct the Siddhartha Gautama’s (historical Buddha) life and experience from the perspective of the development …

Relativity's Long String of Successful Predictions

When he unveiled his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein wasn’t exactly met with applause. Almost no one else could do the math necessary …

Physics

What is the Shape of the Universe?

If you could somehow manage to step outside of the universe, what would it look like? Scientists have struggled with this question, taking several …