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Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

10 simple clean eating tips for 2016

In my new cookbook, <b>Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body</b>, Italk about how to start cleaning up your food and your life from chemicals and toxins that are lurking in everything from your ketchup to your toothpaste.<p>My journey to eating clean started ten years …

Ask Ethan: The Multiverse And The Road Not Traveled

The Multiverse is a word used by a great many people, yet not everyone means the same thing when they say it. Reader Chris Olson wrote in and asked about two different meanings in particular:<p>In what way, if at all, are the ideas of Everettian Quantum Mechanics and Eternal Inflation related? Can we …

Dark Matter

These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Startups

Down's Syndrome people risk 'extinction' at the hands of science, fear and ignorance

A painting hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York called The Adoration of the Christ Child. Created in the 16th century by a Flemish artist, what stands out in this sublime presentation of the Nativity is the detail of the characters standing around the crib. Two of them, an angel and a …

5 Bad Sex Habits to Break Before You're Married

Whoever said relationships were hard work was right, and yes, that includes your sex life too. Turns out old habits die hard, especially in the bedroom. To crank up the heat between your sheets and reignite that spark, we asked two marriage experts to reveal the bad sex habits you have to kick to …

Daily Meditation: Awakening From A Dream

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a love poem by Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda. "The Dream" reminds us that …

ECONOMIST: 'Jobs market is literally on fire in most states in the union'

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its monthly estimates of unemployment rates in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia, and things are looking pretty good.<p>The bureau noted that unemployment rates fell in 32 states and Washington, DC, went up in just three states, and stayed …

I Went to "Meditation University" and Learned How to Treat My Panic Attacks and Anxiety With Mindfulness

The first serious panic attack I can remember having -- not "I'm a little nervous" but "My heart is exploding through my chest and I might possibly die" -- was at 22.<p>I was in a staff meeting at my job editing test preparation materials, where I spent most of my time trying to sneak subversive …

Meditation

Slow Cooker Mushroom Stroganoff with Egg Noodles

Using butter and olive oil together when sautéing the mushrooms is not traditional, but it adds a bit of richness to the stroganoff that you can't …

This shoe brand claims to have built the 'sneaker of the future'

If you've ever wanted to check the authenticity of your sneaker, well, now you can. Thanks to Greats, the sneaker brand born in Brooklyn that's made …

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Research

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Build a successful future with project management certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

Mindfulness fixes your brain while boosting your performance

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of …

Mindfulness

Scientists May Have Found Evidence of a Parallel Universe

Who's out there?<p>Ranga-Ram Chary, a researcher at Planck's U.S. Data Center in California, might have found evidence of another universe.<p>Chary …

Dark Matter

I paid $300 for a $60K round-the-world adventure

Think it’s impossible to shell out just a few hundred bucks to fly around the globe — a long stretch of the way in mega-pampered first-class seats, …

Astronomers discovered a new component of the Milky Way galaxy that they never expected to find

And now, a recent study shows that even our own cosmic neighborhood can surprise us at times.<p>Reporting in this month's Astrophysical Journal Letters, a team of astronomers identified a band of special, young stars residing in one of the last spots they expected: near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>The …

Einstein's Secret of Productivity

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, "Whatever you do - don't ever ever say 'I don't know'. If you say that, we'll never ask you back."<p>Then, thrust into a dark room, miked up, camera pointing at me, the producer in my ear, "anddd...GO!" and six of us arguing about the worst, most …

Yamaha built a motorcycle-driving robot, and it's already challenging a world champion

Watch out, Valentino Rossi<p>The Tokyo Motor Show, known for far-out concepts, is underway in Japan. We've already seen some pretty strange designs ourselves, but none of them are anything like what Yamaha just announced: an autonomous, motorcycle-riding humanoid robot called Motobot.<p>There's little …

Astronomers make a remarkable discovery in the center of the Milky Way

Scientists have found a brand new feature at the center of our own galaxy — a disk of young stars hidden in with the old-timers.<p>Until now, astronomers thought that the bulge at the center of the Milky Way contained only ancient stars. In fact, it seemed that all of that region's star-making …

Universe

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

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9 medieval battles more significant than Agincourt

It is 600 years since Henry V led England to victory at the battle of Agincourt, defeating a French army significantly bigger than his own. But …

Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Photo of the Milky Way That Took 5 Years to Make

Last year, NASA released a 20-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way that was made up of over 2 million infrared photos. Back in January, NASA published a …

David Mitchell on Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin

In A Wizard of Earthsea, published in 1968, Ursula K Le Guin created one of literature’s most fully formed fantasy worlds. The author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks recalls how he fell under its spell<p>Four principal wizards inhabited my childhood. These were, in order of discovery, TH White’s …

Literature

Why Indian intellectuals need to study more Vedanta

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>The country would have significantly more depth and originality of thought.<p>LIFE<p>| 4-minute read | 22-10-2015<p>David …

Hinduism