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10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

One Year Of Legal Marijuana Generated $70 Million In Tax Revenue For Washington State

Washington state raked in more than $70 million in taxes during its first year of legal and regulated marijuana sales.<p>The Washington State Liquor Control Board, the government body charged with overseeing the state's marijuana industry, reports that state pot shops sold more than $257 million worth …

How to Be Mindful in the Real World

When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?<p>"The circuits in the brain associated …

7 Reasons You're So Frustrated With Your Life

I often teach about building a better world by applying common sense on steroids. What has become glaringly obvious is that our society is set up to push us to extreme levels of frustration.<p>A new science is emerging linking happiness to our well-being, which in the final analysis translates to …

Happiness

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Happiness

9 Things No One Tells You About Work-Life Balance

You don’t need kids to struggle with balance.<p>We’ve all heard the phrases “work-life balance” and “having it all” ad nauseam, but what we don’t hear …

Rachel Dolezal isn’t the story: 4 other outrages that we need to stop ignoring

<b>Rachel Dolezal (AP/Anthony Quintano)</b><p>Illegal detentions. Mass deportations. And remember McKinney? There are more stories that need America’s attention<p>Eesha Pandit<p>June 17, 2015 9:58am (UTC)<p>The past week we’ve seen a media firestorm developing around the identity of Rachel Dolezal, erstwhile …

Ancient Inscriptions Decoded at the Spectacular Temple of the Mayan King Pakal

Hieroglyphic inscriptions on the tomb of an ancient Mayan King have been translated more than 60 years after archaeologists discovered the hidden …

Astronomers Glimpse Very First Stars in the Universe

Bright galaxy is home to huge, superhot early stars that lived fast and died young.<p>Peering to the edge of the visible cosmos with some of the most powerful telescopes on the planet, astronomers have detected light from the very first generation of stars to emerge after the big bang.<p>These behemoths …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Cook Out

A new milestone in non-pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Mood disorders such as depression are devastating to sufferers, and hugely costly to treat. The most severe form of depression, often called clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), increases the person’s likelihood of suicide and contributes significantly to a person’s …

6 Things You Need To Know If You Take Vitamin Supplements

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Motivation

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

Baltimore: Freddie Gray police threaten to sue state's attorney Marilyn Mosby

The Baltimore police officers being prosecuted over the death of Freddie Gray threatened on Friday to sue the city’s top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, for arresting them, as they demanded that she step down from their case over alleged conflicts of interest.<p>As part of a barrage of hostile court …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

5 Ways to Make Every Day a Happy Day

Did you know that your level of performance at work is a direct reflection of the way you feel on both the inside and outside? Sure, stress is always going to be part of our daily lives, but in order to be as competitive, poised, and successful as possible in today's world it's important to …

Astronomers unveil the farthest galaxy

An international team of astronomers led by Yale University and the University of California-Santa Cruz have pushed back the cosmic frontier of …

'So Much Money': Baltimore Teen in Riot Photo Held on $500,000 Bail

The young man in the blue hoodie seen in pictures smashing police cars during violent protests in Baltimore has a name and a family. He is Allen Bullock. He voluntarily surrendered to police, only to be held on half a million dollars' bail, an amount his parents say is "ridiculous."<p>Bullock, 18, is …

The Mysterious Death of Freddie Gray

Fred­die Gray’s death on April 19 leaves many un­answered ques­tions. But it is clear that when Gray was ar­res­ted in West Bal­timore on the …

Watch a Homeless Shelter Be Transformed into a Crocheted Work of Art

A self-proclaimed “crochet graffiti” artist, Olek was recently invited to create a piece in New Delhi, India for the St+art Delhi street art festival. No stranger to enormous art installations (she did a whole locomotive train last year), Olek decided to transform a shelter for homeless women. …

The Workout That Legit Relieves Your Hangover

Not feeling up for a full vinyasa flow after throwing back a few too many drinks during last night's festivities? We feel you. Sure, lounging around …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

Employment

Kenya attack: 147 dead as Islamist gunmen target Christian students

Masked gunmen from Somalia's Shabaab group massacre 147 Kenyan pupils in a day-long college campus siege<p>At least 147 people have been killed after Islamist terrorists attacked a <b>Kenyan</b> university, singling out Christian students to murder.<p>A five-man cell of the Somali-based al-Shabaab group stormed …

Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres May Be Water Ice

Strange features are most likely made of ice, and may be venting water vapor into space.<p>One ofseveral mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres could be venting a plume of water vapor into space, suggesting that the little world is far from geologically dead.<p>The possible plume appeared in …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness

Is happiness something we can cultivate or is it a result of our environment? New scientific research is shedding light on the answer, and the results are encouraging.<p>Imagine your brain has all these neural pathways connecting different responses. If you’re stuck in a traffic jam, and you feel …

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power

Modern science is teaching us that the brain is not static. It changes every day and you can be the one directing that change.<p>It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? …