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Why Google, Nike, and Apple Love Mindfulness Training, and How You Can Easily Love it Too | Inc.com

Meditation is now mainstream. From Just Meditate in Bethesda, MD to Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles, drop-in studios are popping up everywhere to give people the time and space to drop everything and breathe.<p>The most popular Meditation app, Insight Timer, is home to more than 2 million meditators …

Mindfulness

California goes without Washington

<b>San Francisco, California (CNN) —</b> In the space of 24 hours, California Gov. Jerry Brown flew out of China after signing bilateral climate change deals and meeting with President Xi Jinping in Beijing and returned home to host the German environment minister in San Francisco.<p>Showing almost no sign …

Jerry Brown

The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook

<i>by Martijn van den Broeck, all opinions my own.</i><p><b>Download your free copy of The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook.</b><p>Table of Contents<p><b>Before your</b> …

How To Design Happiness

Experts from Lippincott, Disney, and SoulCycle weigh in on how they craft happy experiences.<p>Design, at its heart, is about solving problems. That’s why it’s so easy to talk to designers. They can explain exactly how their interface is built to help you navigate through your phone, or how a device …

Inside the FBI’s Secret Muslim Network

While candidates stoke fears of Islam, a little-known counterterror program has been going exactly the other way.<p>Dearborn, Michigan, may be the closest thing America has to a Mollenbeek, the seething, Islamicized neighborhood of Brussels believed to have harbored the terrorists involved in both the …

Bill de Blasio

Watch Batman v Superman reviews take a toll on sad Ben Affleck

I like Ben Affleck. Good Affleck, bad Affleck — I don't care. I like <i>Reindeer Games</i>. I love <i>Shakespeare in Love</i>. I don't like <i>Clerks 2</i> or <i>Runner Runner</i> or <i>Surviving Christmas</i>, but I can make the most of them, similar to the way I use over-ripe bananas to make delicious banana bread.<p>I do not wish to see</i> …

'Game of Thrones' Exclusive EW Portraits

1 of 15<p>Maisie Williams as Arya Stark<p>"Last season people asked: 'Is she dead?' I'm all, 'No, she's blind.' It's too easy to kill her," says Williams. …

Review: Canon 35mm f1.4 L USM II (Canon EF)

It’s been nearly 20 years since Canon released the first 35mm f1.4 L USM lens for the Canon EF mount. For a few years, that lens was my bread and …

Cameras

40 Beautiful Autumn Pictures

Autumn is approaching and for many photographers, it’s their favorite season for taking pictures. With the vibrant colors and cool air comes ideal …

How to Master Editing Photos on Your iPhone (Tutorial)

August 19, 2015<p>Let’s face it, those default Instagram filters just aren’t doing your photos justice.<p>If you want to get serious about taking your …

Mobile Photography

iPhone monopod is more than you’ll ever need but exactly what you want

Taking iPhone video is usually a pretty manual affair. You try to hold your hands steady, but eventually some shudder creeps in. Trying to maintain a steady focal point can be tricky, especially if you’re filming a larger scene, like a concert or play.<p>You could use a tripod, but they’re big, bulky …

Videography

5 Fundamentals of Mobile-Friendly Portrait Photography - Enlight Leak

Combine your smartphone camera with the essential fundamentals of portrait photography and you can capture someone’s expression, personality, and …

Mobile Photography

Beer Stories on Flipboard

By Anna | Beer news brought to you daily. Beer is my passion, and it's awesome.<p>How the Soviets helped America’s craft beer revolution<p>A Russian pagan …

My Dad, JFK, Was for Free Trade. Democrats Today Should Be Too.

Serving as the U.S. ambassador to Japan has given me a chance to experience first-hand how our country is perceived in Asia. It has been a deeply moving experience to see how much the American dream still matters from 7,000 miles away.<p>The people of this region are eager for American involvement of …

World Economy

Nuts May Reduce Risk Of Death From Multiple Causes, Study Finds

Like several before it, a new study finds that eating a modest amount of nuts every day might significantly reduce our risk of dying from a number of chronic diseases. And these include not only a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease, which has been the most-studied benefit of nuts, but …

Holistic Medicine

Watch 5 of Christopher Lee's Greatest Roles

Christopher Lee, who died Sunday at the age of 93, spent generations in the entertainment industry, playing parts ranging from his notable bad guys …

Meet the Islamic Fanatic Who Wants to Kill ISIS

In an exclusive interview, the leader of one of Libya’s most notorious Islamist militias says it’s time to take on the shock troops of the so-called …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

The New True Crime

The genre dates back to Edgar Allan Poe, but social media and a lack of public faith in criminal justice have changed the stakes for modern stories like The Jinx and Serial.<p>In the summer of 1841, police found the body of Mary Cecelia Rogers floating in the Hudson River. The authorities had their …

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How Poverty Alters the Young Brain

New research reveals a strong connection between income and the surface area of several key neural regions.<p>Behavioral scientists have made some truly groundbreaking insights into the cognitive costs of poverty in recent years. We now know, for instance, that scarcity puts a huge strain on our …

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Pain

WWDC 2015 Keynote Live Blog

This year’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote kicks off later today at 10 AM PT at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and we’ll be there live to fill you in on all the action as it happens. Will Apple debut its on-demand streaming music service? What does a native Apple Watch app look like? …

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

Parenting

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Why The Clinton Foundation Wants More Parents To Read To Kids At Laundromats

Too Small To Fail, an early childhood initiative from the Clinton Foundation and Next Generation, is hoping to turn local laundromats around the country into hotbeds for early childhood education.<p>On Tuesday afternoon at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting, Chelsea Clinton is expected to …