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So you bought a ghost town

Who is paying $12 million for an abandoned town? We found out.<p>The first thing John Voight (not the actor) wanted me to know about his home of …

Real Estate

For maximum recharge, take a Wednesday off

Thinking about taking a “summer Friday” to go to the beach, take a hike, or just sprawl on the couch reading and drinking iced coffee? Do it on a Wednesday instead.<p>If Monday through Friday is your normal work schedule, you’ll feel more relaxed and refreshed after a mid-week break than you will …

Nobel Prize

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

Mazda Kai Concept Previews Next-Generation Mazda3 in Tokyo

Rides on next-gen platform and is powered by Skyactiv-X<p>Mazda unveiled the Kai Concept at the 2017 Tokyo auto show, and the show car previews the design of the next-generation Mazda3 hatchback. Along with the Vision Coupe Concept, the Kai Concept hints at the next evolution of Mazda’s Kodo design …

Tesla Model 3 Autopilot in stop-and-go traffic with easter egg 'on'

Reddit Email Comments<p>Tesla Model 3 owners are beginning to experience the benefits of Autopilot as they continue to log more miles driven and assist …

Modern Portland Hillside Home

View from the top<p>High on a hillside overlooking snowcapped Mt. Hood, yet just a few minutes by bike from downtown Portland, the home of architect …

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

How to Stop Thinking During Meditation: 10 Tips to Calm in 10 Minutes

Have you tried meditation only to get frustrated because you can't stop thinking or worrying?<p>Maybe you worry so much that you feel more stressed after meditation than when you began! If you struggle with constant thoughts during meditation, don't give up yet!<p><b>With these 10 tips, you'll get calm,</b> …

Meditation

Stop Worrying--You Probably Already Have a Mindfulness Practice (You Just Don't Know It)

If you want a clearer, calmer mind, books, classes, and special spaces aren't necessary.<p>It's pretty hard to find something to dislike about meditation, or, as it's often sold these days, "mindfulness." Studies show that deep focus can reduce stress, improve health, even raise profits. But just …

5 Easy Ways to Meditate without Even Trying

If you don't have time to meditate, try one of these activities to get you in the zone.<p>There's no question that meditation is an amazingly effective way to calm our minds. Studies in recent years have shown the psychological and neurological changes it can bring about: Reductions in depression, …

20 practical tips for understanding your mind

Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I'm far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.<p>Probably most importantly, it has helped me …

Meditation