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Spirit Guides — The Higher Power That Looks Out For Us

Want to understand the power that guides us in all our endeavors and looks after us? Continue reading to understand what spirit guides are.<p>From the …

How the Immune System Controls Social Behavior

Researchers have found a new mechanism that could explain the link between social dysfunction and immune dysfunction.<p>More and more, we are discovering that the mind and the body are not separate. The brain is not just an ivory tower that sends orders from on high to a body that just does what it’s …

Google’s New Health Wearable Delivers Constant Patient Monitoring

Often when we think of the wearable tech category, we imagine consumer-focused general purpose devices like Fitbit’s range or the Apple Watch. Google has unveiled a new niche device that’s designed to do serious work in a specific setting, however, with a health-focused wristband that provides …

Wearable Tech

My Awakening to the Obvious.

<i>In January 1994, after a contemplative practice of more than two decades, I awoke to the transcendent heart. That fact plus a couple bucks entitles</i> …

How To Meditate: Tips From Lama Surya Das, The 'Buddha From Brooklyn'

(RNS) Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. And yet, he says we’re doing it wrong.<p>“So many people seem to be moving narcissistically — conditioned by our culture, doubtless — into self-centered …

Man plays Beatles song on guitar while undergoing brain surgery

Brazilian strums song Yesterday to keep himself alert during major surgery on brain tumour<p>A Brazilian bank worker has stunned doctors by playing The Beatles’s Yesterday on guitar while having brain surgery.<p>Anthony Kulkamp Dias, 33, was kept conscious during his operation to remove a tumour and …

The Brain

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

Visit The Online Library of Babel: New Web Site Turns Borges’ “Library of Babel” Into a Virtual Reality

Jorge Luis Borges specialized in envisioning the unenvisionable: a map the same size as the land it depicts, an event whose possible outcomes all …

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.<p>But some of the most dangerous adventures in the world …

Hiking

Tanya Heath's Interchangeable Heels Could Revolutionize Women's Footwear

<i>Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout for the lesser-known or up-and-coming stars who are creating collections and careers worthy of some praise and closet space. Although they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we bet they will be soon.</i> …

How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all …

Outsourcing

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

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Beaches

5 Research Tools for Studying the Universe

For all its historic achievements, an area where NASA deserves more credit is the sheer volume of data it releases to the public, free of charge. …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Middle School

The top 50 apps for creative minds

There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do more than passively read, watch and listen has grown. Many also fall into a longer heritage of …

Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

We’ve had two great days in a row for paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free for a limited time, and now we’re stretching our streak out …

Mars One mission: a one-way trip to the red planet in 2024

From more than 200,000 people who hoped to leave Earth and die on Mars, only 660 remain in the running. They now face a more stringent astronaut selection process. Those who make the final cut earn a seat on the Mars One mission, a one-way trip to the red planet.<p><b>How will the astronauts be …

Space Science

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

The best iPad apps for keeping organized

Because most of us are extremely busy it’s really important to stay organized and on track. This is easier said than done. Even with the best …