Jessica Bronson

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From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

FBI: Bowe Bergdahl's parents have received threats - CNN.com

<b>Hailey, Idaho (CNN)</b> -- The FBI is investigating threats against the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the latest development in a case that has put the spotlight on the circumstances surrounding his capture in Afghanistan and release by the Taliban.<p>"We are working jointly with our state and local …

Ex-Con Who Ran Crazy Hostage Conspiracy Has A Bergdahl Theory

Former Lt. Col. Oliver North continued his campaign against the Obama administration on Friday, accusing officials of needlessly trading five detainees for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan.<p>"All they ever wanted was money," the former Reagan aide said of …

Japanese Secret Weapon Found Off Pearl Harbor

Only days before the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, the secret weapon of the Japanese admiral who planned the "Day of Infamy" has been …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

19 Puzzling Differences Between "Time" Magazine U.S. And International Covers

There may be a reason why Americans don't know very much about international news. The U.S. editions of Time magazine are often a little...different from the ones that go out to the rest of the world.

You Need To Go After The Things You Want

By Ryan O'Connell,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/Yw9tkK<p>Have you ever been emotion-shamed before? You know what I’m talking about, has someone ever …

Amazing macro-photography of individual snowflakes [10 Pictures]

Photographer Alexey Kljatov takes incredible close-up photos of snowflakes in his backyard in Moscow.<p><i>"I capture snowflakes on the open balcony of my</i> …

17 Times The Fashion Was The Best Part Of The Movie

Forget the plot -- some movies are best remembered for the costumes.<p>At least, that's how we feel. We appreciate a well-directed film with good cinematography as much as the next film buffs, but some movies capture a style era so perfectly, we can't help but leave inspired to emulate the characters. …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Weekend readers' best photographs: decorate

From graffitti to henna: your best pictures on this week's theme, decorate<p>The next topic is christmas shopping (to appear December 21). Email a hi­res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Tuesday December …

A Photographer’s Impressive First Timelapse Project Exploring Jersey For 10 Months

There are many, many traits needed to be a successful photographer. One of the most important of these is patience. Photographers need patience to …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s job-crushing drones and robot armies: They’re coming for your job next

<b>(Ociacia, MaraZe via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>It’s inescapable: We’ll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>December 6, 2013 7:45pm (UTC)<p>Alienation comes easy when you stumble into the glare of a modern airport off a red-eye flight. …