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The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Apple Apologizes for Degraded Batteries, Offers Discounted Replacements

Apple (AAPL) apologized for letting iPhone users down and said it would offer discounted battery replacements for older model iPhones after users …

Facebook's suicide prevention AI just got an important upgrade

Facebook's suicide prevention AI just took an important step forward.<p>The tech, which uses pattern recognition to determine when some may be …

Social Media

Argentina's missing submarine: water caused battery to short-circuit

The San Juan has been missing since 15 November and had been ordered back to its base after it reported water had entered the vessel through its snorkel<p>Water entered the snorkel of the Argentinian submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on 15 November, a …

Trump Says He Passed On Being 'Person Of The Year.' 'Time' Says He's 'Incorrect'

President Trump took to Twitter Friday afternoon to say he passed on possibly being <i>Time</i>'s Person of the Year because he didn't want to agree to an interview and photo shoot.<p>The magazine tweeted a few hours later that that wasn't the case:<p>Trump was named <i>Time</i>'s Person of the Year last year, which he …

Memories of Alzheimer's Patients May Not Be Lost Forever

And lasers might help bring them back.<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the …

Why You Should Stop Trying to Be More Confident

A Better Way<p>Research shows that mastering self-compassion is a better tactic when it comes to relationship and career success.<p>Let’s cut to the chase: yup, successful people are confident. And the more successful people become, often the more confident they are. And more confidence provides more …

Self Compassion

This Buddhist Parable Can Ease Your Suffering During a Crisis

A breakup or divorce, the death of a loved one, being diagnosed with a serious illness, or losing your job, all of these crises can cause tremendous …

How mindfulness can help the shift towards a more sustainable society

We know that mindfulness can transform the life of an individual. But did you know it could also change the world?<p>We are facing increasingly complex …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice

Money can buy you a Lamborghini, but it won't make you happy. This will.<p>I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success …

Tennessee Pastor Greg Locke: All Liberals Believe in “Stupid” Things Like Socialism and Science

May 13, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>Tennessee <b>Pastor Greg Locke</b>, fresh off his failed attempt at making Planned Parenthood feel really, really bad, wants …

Scientists finally have a decent guess as to why Earth exists

Earth is a pretty nifty place. I mean, I’ve spent my entire life here and I’m guessing you have, too, and there’s plenty to see and do, but why is it …

Universe

Scientists Have Set a Limit For Quantum Entanglement - And It's Really Freaking Powerful

Unbreakable at 30 times Earth's acceleration.<p>For the first time, scientists have subjected quantum entanglement to extreme levels of acceleration, …

Hungary Indicts 11 in Truck Suffocation of 71 Refugees

BERLIN — Hungary indicted 11 people suspected of being smugglers on Thursday in the suffocation of 71 refugees, whose decomposing bodies were found stuffed inside a locked truck parked in neighboring Austria two summers ago at the height of Europe’s migration crisis.<p>The indictments of the suspects, …

Watch: The Physics of Time Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Many people find the concepts in physics challenging to wrap their head around. Visual aids and explanations can definitely help, though. The Youtube …

Physics

Why You Should Take a Relaxing Lunch Break

I know the importance of breaks in a workday. The science clearly shows that taking a cognitive timeout helps us to work better and feel better, and …

New Mac malware has an evil way of taking over your entire computer

It used to be that Mac users didn’t really have to worry about malware. But we live in a brave new world with easy internet access and a bunch of …

MacBook

A Heart Surgeon Says This "Healthy" Ingredient Is Harming Your Gut

It's easy to assume that healthy foods promise nothing but healthful benefits to your body. But as cardiologist, heart surgeon, and autoimmune …

Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke

Health news<p>Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit.<p>They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn produce a compound that makes blood sticky …

Holistic Medicine

“Abortion is never mentioned” in the Bible—a Christian ob-gyn on why choice is pro-life

To those working in reproductive rights in the US, doctor Willie Parker is a hero. “A colored boy from Birmingham,” Alabama, as his 1962, pre-Civil Rights Act birth certificate described him, Parker grew up in abject poverty, fourth of six children, raised by a fierce single mother. Against all of …

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves Your Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …