Gary J. Espitia S.

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From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

What is a human body? This may seem a facetious question, but the answer will be very different according to which medical tradition you consult. …

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Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

Elon Musk And Rick And Morty Tweeting About The Singularity Is The Best Thing We've Seen All Week

Wubba lubba dub dub!<p>Elon Musk showed off his new 280-character Twitter limit in the best way possible Thursday morning: musing about the Singularity …

Elon Musk

This Incredible Map Shows the World's Most Common Languages and Where Their Native Speakers Are Located

This elegant map beautifully shows how many people speak the world’s most common languages and the countries in which they are spoken.<p>The circular …

5 Types of Indoor Grow Lights Explained [Guide] with Reviews

All plants need soil, light, and water to photosynthesize and grow.<p>Some plants need direct sunlight while others thrive on the windowsill, but how …

Elon Musk Has A Brutal Technique To Prevent Time Wasting In Meetings

As the head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk is a busy man. There are tunnels to be built, rockets to be designed, world-conquering robots to be …

Researchers Have Discovered a Previously Unknown Role For The Brain's Hippocampus

Whoa!<p>That sea-horse shaped chunk of grey matter deep inside our skull called the hippocampus has a job on its resume we've never seen before – …

Neuroscience

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Proof That Our Brains Have a Waste Drainage System

Fluid goes in, fluid has to come out.<p>Running through your body is a network of channels and junctions called the lymphatic system, which siphons off …

Kickstarter’s most successful app campaign ever is this language learning app

When it comes to learning a foreign language, there’s no doubt that some are just more gifted than others. However, with a tried and tested new approach and the help of a fully funded app, learning a new language might become a whole lot easier.<p>Gabriel Wyner is an opera singer and polyglot based in …

Language Learning

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Success

Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Bikram: The 101 on different types of yoga

Perhaps I'm biased since it's the one form of fitness I've ever unconditionally loved, but it always bums me out when people dismiss yoga for being "too easy." (Have you tried Bikram?) Or that it isn't good cardio. (Let's revisit that after we go to the heart-pounding vinyasa class.) One of the …

Practice Practice Practice: Graphic 3D Ceramic Tiles by Zaven

Zaven, a multidisciplinary studio located in Venice, Italy, ventured into ceramic as a medium after discovering the work of Italian artist Nino …

Design

Iyengar 201: Build Resilience by Adding Variety to Your Yoga Practice

834<p>SHARES<p>Join Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Carrie Owerko for our new online course Iyengar 201—a mindful and fun journey into a more advanced …

5 Breathing Techniques From Yoga That'll Help You Get Through Any Stressful Situation

As a yoga instructor, I often have people approach me and say they could never attend a class because they're not flexible enough. This is one of the …

Yoga

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Meditation of Orgasm | goop

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …

Meditation

Woman Posts Naked Yoga Photos To Instagram To Inspire Body Confidence In Others

While most of us mere mortals are struggling to perfect our balancing yoga poses or falling over in crow posture, there are other yogis who make the …

Yoga