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At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears a barking noise, what’s making it? What does a dog look like, and what do dogs need?<p>AI research has typically treated the ability to recognize images, identify …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer

There’s nothing like a summer vacation, but it can also be one of the most expensive times to take a trip. Depending on where you want to go, airfares are sky high and hotels are at a premium.<p>I interviewed a handful of travel experts and got their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations …

Five tactics to save on summer vacation airfares

Peak summer season airfare pricing kicks in around June 15. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to pay premium pricing. Here are five things you can do.<p>All fares below were found on Farecompare.com on May 12 for round-trip travel in July.<p><b>1. Fly to competitive cities.</b><p>Each of these cities has lots …

Flying

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

Mobile Devices

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Countries around the world braced Monday for the spread of a massive ransomware cyberattack crippling thousands of computers at banks, hospitals and government institutions.<p>Here's what we know so far:<p>WHAT'S THE LATEST?<p>Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of …

Ransomware

Stunning modern house in Brazil's rain forest has cozy sunken living room, green roof

Absolutely gorgeous<p>What brilliant person would have ever thought to place a conversation pit in a house set in the jungle? That would be the folks at Studio MK27, the São Paulo-based firm led by Marcio Kogan behind the Ramp House and a penthouse lined with bookshelves. Though it’s more of a …

How Personality Traits Tip Over Into Mental Illness

Disorders like depression and ADHD may be genetically linked to personality traits.<p>Psychologists are aware that personality can factor into mental health ― for example, perfectionism leading to clinical depression and anxiety disorders ― but the relationship between certain personality traits and …

Mental Disorders

This jewelry-cleaning trick is so easy, it'll blow your mind

It's that simple!<p>We all know that silver jewelry looks old and rusty over time, and the most common reason is unavoidable: air.<p>While you can shine silver manually, it takes muscle and time. It even removes some of the silver itself during the abrasive process of polishing, according to the …

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

25 Investments That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

Like retail therapy for your bank account.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

9 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Entire Home Look Like a Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet.<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Supreme Court nominee formed lasting bonds at Harvard

BOSTON (AP) — From his first days at Harvard, Merrick Garland's classmates pegged him as a star. Smartest guy in the room, self-confident, easygoing …

Harvard Law School