Every year when Apple holds its big iPhone event, there’s always one older-generation model that's removed from Apple Stores. This year is no exception. Apple has finally put the iPhone 6S out to pasture.
In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as milam aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of of
A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical health
When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else. The rationale is simple--you can't come anyone's
Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring. At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, That
Dig team stumble across thousands of pristine artefacts at ancient Vindolanda garrison site in Northumberland Archaeologists are likening the discovery to winning the lottery. A Roman cavalry barracks
You know that feeling you get when you walk into a Target on a warm August day and are confronted — I use this word because it is particularly aggressive — by a sea of signs proclaiming that school will
Filmmaker: Laure Delesalle Debt drives financial markets, creates profit and generates an endless cycle of production and consumption. Many aspects of modern life revolve around credit. Our homes, cars,
According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious The
On January 10, 49 B.C., on the banks of the Rubicon River in southern Gaul (near the modern-day city of Ravenna), Julius Caesar and the soldiers of the 13th Legion waited and weighed their options. The
If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even if you’re hitting your five-a-day, steering clear the
The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, misogyny,
As my colleague Minda Zetlin recently pointed out, "forest bathing" is currently hot in Japan. The trend might have a wacky name, but as Zetlin explains, the practice of spending time immersed in glorious
The philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius is supposed to help you be more resilient and at peace — here's how to master
It's been a tool for the ordinary and the elite alike — from slaves to emperors — as they sought wisdom, strength, and the "good life." Today, Stoicism is popular with football coaches the Seattle Seahawks'