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White Privilege & the Mindfulness Movement

Edwin Ng and Ron Purser want to tell you this:Corporate Mindfulness is Bullshit.Their Salon article went viral since it first appeared on Sunday …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

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There's a Secret Apartment Hidden Inside the Eiffel Tower

Who knew?<p>This Parisian apartment may not have all of the chic amenities you'd expect from a French pied-a-tierre, but it definitely has the best view: The City of Lights, as seen from top of the Eiffel Tower.<p>When designer Gustave Eiffel finished his tower in 1889, he built himself a secret …

19 Slang Terms for Erections, Ranked in Order of Genius

Having a hard time getting excited about the word “boner”? Here are plenty of alternatives.

Comfort food without the calories: Hearty one-pan dishes you can enjoy without piling on the pounds

Whether it’s a rich, spicy curry or a creamy, indulgent pudding – most of us find it hard to resist comfort food.<p>Not surprisingly, it tends to be …

Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the start of the drug war—a large and cavernous one. It is possible to piece together how this all began through the eyes of …

6 Dishes to Devil Other Than Eggs

To “devil” food means to season it aggressively, perhaps with a bit of chile or black pepper heat. Here are six dishes—other than eggs—to devil.<p>To …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

Recipes

This portable laptop mod houses both a PS4 and Xbox One

Want a PS4 and an Xbox One, but don't have the space in your entertainment center? Enter the PlayBox. The laptop-style console mod, created by serial tinkerer Eddie Zarick, crams both systems into a single design, complete with a 22-inch, 1080p display. It's not sleek, but seems perfectly playable …

Now There's a Netflix for Science Fans

Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks is launching a streaming service for science enthusiasts.<p>The service is called CuriosityStream and hits on …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Language Learning

7 Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying No

Truly focusing is about saying no to the things that don't align with your goals and priorities.<p>Two years ago, my wife and I were raising our two-year-old son, going through the process of building our first home, and building my company Porch.com out of the basement of our rental home.<p>The word …

Time Management