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5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …

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This Week In Education: DeVos Hires; NY Announces Free College And Free Textbooks

Greetings and welcome to our weekly roundup of education news from Washington and around the country:<p><b>DeVos hires</b><p>U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her first official staff announcement this week, with 10 names.<p>Among them: Josh Venable, will serve as DeVos' chief of staff. He worked on the …

Harvard doctors say this overlooked move is the quickest way to get strong abs

Instead of crunches, they suggest doing planks, the exercise that involves holding yourself on your hands and toes in a pre-push-up position. The findings are detailed in a Harvard Medical School health report called "Core Exercises."<p>As opposed to sit-ups, which target only your abdominal muscles, …

Pet portraits are the cutest when they're shot from below

In what's surely the cutest take on the traditional pet portrait, the photographer behind the Underlook series shoots his subjects from below.<p>Over …

Teen Questions Republican Senator About Planned Parenthood

16-year-old Deja Foxx is an activist and inspiration.<p>A high school student from Tucson, Arizona recently took a Republican senator to task on the topic of reproductive rights and Planned Parenthood. 16-year-old Deja Foxx made headlines this week when she spoke out at a town hall in Mesa, Arizona to …