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In Russia Inquiry, Lawyers Tell Trump to Refuse Mueller Interview

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Trump have advised him against sitting down for a wide-ranging interview with the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, according to four people briefed on the matter, raising the specter of a monthslong court battle over whether the president must answer …

Donald Trump

‘Category 5 hurricane’: White House under siege by Trump Jr.’s Russia revelations

The White House has been thrust into chaos after days of ever-worsening revelations about a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a lawyer characterized as representing the Russian government, as the president fumes against his enemies and senior aides circle one another with suspicion, according to …

Donald Trump

50 Adventures in 50 States

From hiking volcanic cliffs to racing down snow-capped mountains, take a look at the greatest adventures across the country.<p>Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the United States to explore stunning national parks, trek iconic trails, and immerse themselves in America’s vast …

National Parks

The Single-Move Shredder That Torches Fat Fast

​This workout is the definition of simple but deadly.<p>I call this workout The Single-Move Shredder and it's the definition of simple but deadly.<p>Since there's nothing worse than promising a short, simple workout but taking forever to explain it, here's the quick download:<p><i>The single move is the total</i> …

Weight Loss

Trump Inches The U.S. Closer To Constitutional Crisis

The president's smear of a federal judge who temporarily halted the travel ban undermines judicial independence and could encourage defiance.<p>WASHINGTON ― The morning after a federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a travel ban targeting seven Muslim-majority countries, President Donald …

Donald Trump

Lessons From The Ancient Chinese Text You Never Knew You Needed

What is "the Tao," exactly?<p>The Tao Te Ching is an ancient Chinese text that puts forth a set of practices and guidelines for living in utter flow with the universe. What that means in practice, though, is not always clear. And the text, itself, contains some confounding gems of wisdom.<p>Consider this …

Spirituality

The World's Most Dangerous Roads

Imagine driving down a scenic road in some exotic, far-flung locale when around the bend the railing disappears, the road narrows to practically a …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Photos

Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

The Spiritual Warrior -- On Life After Death

I nearly died this past January. To be more precise, I believe I was actually dead in a Marin County, California hospital. I know it's a stretch for some to believe returning from death is possible, but it is. On reflection, the easy part was actually "saving my life." Working hard and fast to …

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Meditation

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

This is Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha's stepmother and aunt and the first woman to request and receive ordination from the Buddha. It is one detail from the mural, with two other details continued in the two photos immediately below. In those photos we see six of the first Buddhist nuns …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Now You See Them: 'Magic Islands' Appear on Saturn's Moon Titan

Cassini spacecraft finds surprises on the moon's largest sea.<p>TUCSON, Arizona—Two new "magic islands" have joined one reported last year on Saturn's giant moon Titan, Cassini spacecraft observations showed on Monday. The features add to a puzzling vanishing act playing out on the frozen world's seas.<p>…

Seeking the yeti, mythical monster of Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan

Everyone has heard the stories. The grizzled mountaineer who stumbles from his tent high in the Himalaya to find enormous footprints in the snow. The lone trekker who spots a strange figure, standing upright on two legs, silhouetted against the mist on a remote mountain pass. Welcome to the …

Triangle UFO Above Germany Leaves Questions In Its Wake (VIDEO)

When a UFO video seems too good to be true -- is it?<p>We've pointed out many times how difficult it is to identify hoaxes among UFO photos and videos, and computer technology has just added to the confusion. With the right app or Photoshop elements, even youngsters can create and post real-looking, …

Face mites live on all adults, study suggests

The faces of all adults are home to microscopic eight-legged creatures, a new study suggests.<p>Face mites are less than a quarter of a millimetre long, …

Three next-generation dark matter experiments get a green light

Next generation, in this case, is defined as experiments that will be at least 10 times as sensitive as the current crop of dark matter …

A Huge New Crater Is Found In Siberia, And The Theories Fly

The area of Russia is said to be called, ominously enough, the end of the world. And that's where researchers are headed this week, to investigate a large crater whose appearance reportedly caught scientists by surprise. The crater is estimated at 262 feet wide and is in the northern Siberian area …

Deep-space radio waves 'heard' at opposite points on Earth

Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.<p>A brief burst of radio waves from deep in space has now been picked up and "heard" by astronomers on opposite sides of the Earth.<p>Before you SETI enthusiasts …

Physics

A Stinky Compound May Protect Against Cell Damage, Study Finds

<b>Correction appended, July 14.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Exeter say that a compound found in the smell of rotten eggs and human flatulence …

This Strange Purple Creature Is Actually A Living Colony (VIDEO)

Scientists with cameras are a fun bunch, especially when they stumble upon something crazy-looking and mysterious they had no idea they'd see.<p>In the above video, a purple blob looks like a piece of trash drifting in the current. But when it starts to <i>move</i>, these scientists get pretty excited.<p>That's …

Pope Francis and the psychology of exorcism and possession

Last week it was reported that Pope Francis had formally recognised the International Association of Exorcists, a group of 250 priests spread across 30 countries who supposedly cast out demons. The head of the association, Rev Francesco Bamonte, announced that this was a cause for joy because, …

Blood test breakthrough in search for Alzheimer's cure

Test for 10 proteins predicts onset of disease over 12 months in those with mild memory loss with 87% accuracy<p>A blood test to detect which people with failing memories will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease has been developed by British scientists, who hope it may prove a breakthrough in the …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

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