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Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood

For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.<p>One of …

Baton Rouge

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Magic Mushrooms

What Can Prevent Alzheimer's? Here's What the Evidence Shows

Few things are really proven to delay memory loss. Here are the best bets.<p>There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday.<p>They include controlling high blood pressure, regular …

Dementia

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

Consciousness

The Vast, Secretive Face Database That Could Instantly ID You In A Crowd

Amid questions of accuracy and legality, the FBI and police can search images for millions of Americans’ faces, potentially in real time.<p>If you’ve been to the DMV to have your driver’s license photo taken, there’s a good chance your face is in a little-known group of databases that functions like a …

Surveillance

Newly leaked documents show low-level CIA Mac and iPhone hacks

The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported …

MacBook Air

The week in 33 photos

Take a look at photos of the week from December 23 through December 30.

Boxing Day

Got ADHD? The Answer May Not Be What You Think.

Photo by MattysFlicks<p>ADHD is commonly understood as difficulty sustaining attention, disregarding irrelevant stimuli, and organizing information …

Jennifer Aniston's Yoga Guru Dishes Her Best Fitness and Diet Tips

Higher temperatures typically bring on higher hemlines. If you feel like winter sidetracked your fitness and diet goals, Jennifer Aniston’s go-to …

Jennifer Aniston

12 Lessons I Learned After Losing 80 Pounds & Keeping It Off

FYI, this is not a post where I’m going to tell you to keep a ~handful of almonds~ on you at all times.<p>And FYI, this is not a post where I'm going to tell you to keep a ~handful of almonds~ on you at all times.<p>I gained a lot of weight in high school without really noticing it or thinking about it — …

The Lobster Will Make You Feel Uncomfortable In Ways You Never Have Before

The strangest, darkest comedy of the year.<p><i>The Lobster</i> is a film with a singular, unparalleled style. It's a narrative that asks for suspension of disbelief in a way that may feel occasionally uncomfortable, pushing the viewer to accept a world that is both strange and familiar. The premise is …

Self Determination

Flower Power in China: Pictures

Asia

4 Explosive Exercises to Make You a Beast

Recruit More Muscle, Lift More Weight<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>In the short term, explosive exercises activate high-threshold motor units to …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout | Men's Health

That’s probably why it’s one of the most popular workouts ever. You’ll see it used in CrossFit boxes, home workout DVDs, fitness bootcamps, team sports, and personal training sessions.<p>Here’s the thing, though: In Dr. Tabata’s original study, he had elite cyclists do 20-second, all-out sprints …

Chocolate Recipes & Menu Ideas | Epicurious.com

chocolate<p>We don't stop at hard cheeses and citrus.<p>Matt Duckor<p>It's "like a warm hug from grandma". If your grandma is a hippie.<p>Becky Hughes<p>Yes, …

Gado Gado: A Brown Rice Bowl with Glorious Peanut Sauce

Looking for a healthy dinner option you'll want seconds of? Look no further.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. Today, assistant</i> …

Food

IBM wants its Watson supercomputer to treat diabetes, fight cancer, and monitor pregnancy

IBM's putting its Jeopardy-playing supercomputer to work to help doctors treat diabetes, fight cancer and monitor pregnancy.<p>IBM Watson Health this week said it'll begin a partnership with diabetes-drug maker Novo Nordisk. It also unveiled a pregnancy-monitoring app.<p>The idea is to use Watson's …

Diabetes

Why You Should Be Cooking With Animal Heads At Home

Food Republic's column Ask Your Butcher seeks to answer FAQs in the world of butchery. Ethically minded butcher Bryan Mayer founded Philadelphia's Kensington Quarters and helped develop a renowned butcher-training program at Brooklyn's Fleisher's. Today, he consults with farmers, chefs, butchers …

BBQ

6 Reasons You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day Of Your Life

"A little chocolate won't do any harm." You've likely heard your chocolate-loving friend utter this sentence on more than one occasion, or maybe it's a mantra that you use yourself. But frankly, it undersells chocolate's myriad benefits. This sweet is capable of much more than simply "not harming" …

Food

The frightening promise of self-tracking pills

A new digital pill system could save billions in health care costs — but will courts take it too far?<p>Some morning in the future, you take a pill — something for depression or cholesterol. You take it every day.<p>Buried inside the pill is a sand-sized grain, one millimeter square and a third of a …

Pharma

Your Definitive Guide to Cleaning Your Vagina

While the external part of your nether regions (a.k.a. the vulva) needs some TLC, the internal portion (a.k.a. the vagina) does a pretty good job of taking care of itself. "The vagina has really great mechanisms within it to keep it clean and have its own little healthy 'ecosystem,'" says Jessica …

10 secret and small New York restaurants

<b>The New York restaurant scene has become so well known that even a newbie can navigate it with relative ease. Simply identify a notable chef, say,</b> …

The Beast Barbecue in Paris

I’ve been taking a breather writing about American-oriented businesses in Paris. Not because I don’t like them, but because there were so many of …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

You Might As Well Ignore #KiyiyaVuranInsanlik and the Photos of Dead Refugee Kids

Much more could be done to end the horror stories in the Mediterranean, the Balkans, and along the Rio Grande but that requires more than emotions.<p>Do …

Economic Justice

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

Productivity