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7 Things Buddha Taught Us To Overcome Suffering

Buddha Taught That Everything Changes<p>There are very few certainties in life but one thing that will remain consistent through your life is, you will …

Spirituality

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Make You Get The Job Of Your Dreams

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

These are the 10 biggest navies in the world

Since the sea was navigable, it has been contested, and the ability to project strength across oceans is a defining feature of any national power.<p>The list below, based on data compiled in Global Firepower's 2018 Military Strength Ranking, ranks countries solely by the number of naval assets they …

Military

The EU is ready to reap the profits from our financial services and there's nothing we can do

Trepidation is the mood in the City of London as financiers nervously watch the lack of progress being made in the Brexit negotiations. From the …

TRAPPIST-1 planets provide clues to habitable worlds

All 7 of the TRAPPIST-1 planets are Earth-sized and terrestrial, making them an ideal focus of study for planet formation and potential …

Traders betting against Wall Street's favorite Trump trade are making a killing

The biggest beneficiaries of the so-called Trump rally are giving up some of the gains they made after the election.<p>Financial stocks on the S&P 500 jumped 26% after the election, and were the poster child for Wall Street's biggest bets on the new administration.<p>Last week, traders increased their …

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.<p>A large dose from the dreaded Australian box jelly, a.k.a. <i>Chironex fleckeri</i>, can …

Marco Rubio goes on Twitter rant about Hillary Clinton's DNC speech

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio had a lot to say about Hillary Clinton's appearance at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.<p>Rubio, once a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, now supports nominee Donald Trump.<p>Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination at the party's …

Best Books on Self-Improvement to Improve Your Skills

Since the birth of our human kind, we are constantly developing ourselves; development is a constant process it never stopped before, and it will …

There's a new Russia-China relationship brewing

That same year, during Putin's May 2014 visit to Shanghai to sign a massive $400 billion gas deal, the Russian president introduced Timchenko to Chinese President Xi Jinping as "our man for China." Since then, Timchenko has been at the forefront of Moscow's push to shore up economic ties with …

Russia

Can the Ancient World Save Us from the Antibiotic-Resistant Suberbug Apocalypse?

The end of the era of effective antibiotics appears to be nigh, so what do we do? You might want to ask somebody who knows medieval history…<p>In …

The great Indus civilisation

A great civilisation disappears overnight<p>One of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world is the Indus civilisation of around 3000 BC.<p>The story of …

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Brexit shows how much we need international education

The campaign and final vote on Britain’s membership of the European Union was certainly the most polarising political event in recent UK history.<p>Perhaps inevitable in a choice between just two options, the campaign ultimately exposed clear divisions within British society. The young voted Remain, …

Great Britain

Remains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico City

<b>Mexican experts say they are completing work on digging up fossilised bones of a mammoth found near Mexico City.</b><p>They were found near the village of Tultepec while drains were being installed.<p>The bones are believed to be about 14,000 years old and were scattered, suggesting the mammoth had been cut …

Mexico City

Iran Sees Brexit And The Potential Collapse Of The EU As A Historic Opportunity

An Iranian official says the vote also means the EU must "state openly its independence from the White House" in order to survive.<p>While global stock markets plummeted and gloomy U.S. and European policymakers gnashed their teeth in despair, Iran’s leaders were overjoyed that the United Kingdom …

For the best look at ancient Greek temples, go to Italy

The Parthenon may be the world's most famous Greek temple, but if you really want to know what the Acropolis was once like, then you should leave Greece and head over to Sicily.<p>The Valley of the Temples near Agrigento, Sicily, is a collection of seven ancient Greek temples, all in various stages of …

Ancient History

Cruising through antiquity on the Nile, without the crowds

On the top deck of the cruise ship River Tosca, the swimming pool was cool and inviting in the afternoon heat. Below, the fabled Nile River was wide and blue and calm. Palm trees dotted the shoreline where farm animals grazed.<p>And I had the deck of the 236-foot ship all to myself.<p>That's emblematic …

10 Archaeological Finds That Shed New Light On Ancient Egypt

Egypt was one of the earliest cultures to start keeping extensive records for future generations. Their monuments like the Great Pyramids of Giza …

Campsite dating back 12,000 years unearthed by Route 8

Archaeologists say a campsite unearthed just metres from a new highway in Fredericton could be more than 12,000 years old.<p>The campsite held 600 …

Three DIY Bug Traps That Actually Work

Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies<p>Uninvited guests at your summer cookout can be real pests. So get rid of your annoying insect visitors with a DIY bug trap. But bear in mind that not all the traps you find on the Internet work.<p>A sonic mosquito repellent is one failure. …

Mosquitoes

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Five Easy Thirty-Day Challenges that Will Help You Break Bad Habits

<i>What are some best 30 day challenges I can take to bring some change in my life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong writes The Monday Digest and studies successful people from a</b> …

Period pain: Scientists finally work out why menstruation hurts so much

Scientists have finally discovered why periods hurt so much, following a ground breaking study into menstrual pain.<p>Research has suggested PMS is …

New type of meteorite linked to ancient asteroid collision

An ancient space rock discovered in a Swedish quarry is a type of meteorite never before found on Earth, scientists reported June 14 in the journal</i> …

'Brexit' Vote: What You Need to Know About Britain's Referendum on Leaving EU

LONDON — Britons voted to quit the European Union after a divisive and bitter national referendum, according to predictions early Friday.<p>The Brexit debate, in which Britons weighed the strategic and trade benefits of bloc membership against costly European bureaucracy and the erosion of national …

European Union

China is due for a recession — unless it starts acting like Japan

A credit-based economy, built around what has effectively been the dollar standard, made it all possible. There's no limit to the amount of credit that can be created under a fiat money system. And the dollar standard created a very large global boom, as U.S. dollars flooded into countries like …

Economics

What Upsets Creative People More Than Anything Else

Hint: It's not what you would guess.<p>Everyone who has a naturally creative spark knows the dreaded feeling.<p>The moment you realise that you're actually being discouraged from having ideas because other people think they're a waste of time.<p>Have you ever experienced this: Your boss, manager or CEO …