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Why I Mute The World To Save My Brain

How often do you find yourself quietly on your own in this noisy world? Even when you’re at work, out of the 7 to 8 hours, how many of them are your …

girl tech start-up deploys laser tag at Arena

<b>KARACHI:</b> It is not every day that a final year project at a Pakistani public university becomes a successful commercial venture. But that is …

Five Ideas From Buddhism That Everyone Should Know About

Buddhism is variously described as a spiritual tradition, a religion and a philosophy.<p>Now I can't possibly do justice to the ancient wisdom of …

6 Mindfulness Experts Reveal Their Most Important Strategy for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Sonima recently posted an article where 6 mindfulness and yoga experts gave their advice on how to de-stress. There was some wonderful tidbits of …

You'll Never Guess How Affordable Bella Hadid's Necklace Is

Credit cards at the ready—<b>Bella Hadid</b>'s neck candy is crazy affordable.<p>Expected from the star's closet are her cherry red Dior coat and single …

Bella Hadid

The 31 Most Memorable Oscars Beauty Looks of All Time

These Old Hollywood stars and modern-day icons won in the beauty category.<p>With the Oscars as the last stop on the awards-show circuit, it's the perfect excuse for Hollywood's leading ladies to go full tilt. While most of the attention is fixed on fashion, no floor-sweeping gown is complete without …

Pictures of dogs being blown in the wind by Storm Doris

There are tales of destruction, panic, commuter hell, railway misery and delayed flights all over the place with Storm Doris arriving on our …

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

Whales

The Businessman Behind Cool British Fashion Brands

When Alexa Chung, the 33-year-old model, television host, design collaborator and girl-about-London, announced last summer that she would introduce a fashion line this spring, she refused to reveal the name of her backer. In fact, she told news outlets that she had been explicitly instructed not to …

Sigmund Freud

22 Chilling Pictures Of Life At Japanese Internment Camps

During the 1940s, more than 110,000 Japanese-Americans were relocated by the US to internment camps during World War II.<p>During World War II, the United States detained more than 110,000 Japanese-Americans, regardless of their citizenship, and relocated them to one of 10 designated internment camps …

World War II

Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

A chilling warning that tens of millions of people could be killed by bio-terrorism was delivered at the Munich security conference by the world’s richest man, Bill Gates<p>Gates, who has spent much of the last 20 years funding a global health campaign, said: “We ignore the link between health …

Bill Gates

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

Happiness

Amazon is finally opening a bookstore in the San Francisco Bay Area

According to the East Bay Times' Jennifer Modenessi, Amazon's bookstore will be located in Broadway Plaza, one of the high-end shopping centers in the region.<p>In an email to Business Insider, Amazon's spokesperson confirmed the report, saying, "We are excited to be bringing Amazon Books to Broadway …

The Impossible Fortress both celebrates and subverts ’80s nostalgia and rom-com tropes

It’s a good thing that <i>The Impossible Fortress</i>is such a fast and easy read, because it would be all too easy to abandon it during the book’s bumpy …

3 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

Starting a business will always be trade-off for entrepreneurs. The key trade-off usually is leaving a secure job for an uncertain future with uncertain pay. It’s a scary step – too scary, for most. My trade-off when I started SyndicateRoom was deliberately unusual. The problem of leaving a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Stephen Colbert Ruthlessly Mocks Trump Over Nordstrom Freakout

"Evidently, not a lot of women wanted clothes that made them attractive to their fathers."<p>“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert lampooned President Donald Trump for his latest tweet about Nordstrom dropping his daughter Ivanka Trump’s clothing line from its store.<p>Nordstrom cited poor sales as the reason …

Donald Trump

Key lawmakers seek probe of Kellyanne Conway's 'go buy Ivanka's stuff' message

Fredreka Schouten | USA TODAY<p>What Kellyanne Conway did wrong and what's next<p>Kellyanne Conway's comments on 'Fox and Friends' may get her into legal trouble.<p>USA TODAY NETWORK<p>WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan move, the top Republican and Democrat on a key congressional panel Thursday sharply rebuked …

Donald Trump

Appeals Court Rejects Bid To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

<b>Updated at 7:50 p.m. ET</b><p>A federal appeals court has unanimously rejected a Trump administration request to allow its travel ban to take effect.<p>The three-judge appeals panel declined to overturn a lower court's order suspending the president's ban against entry into the United States by refugees and …

Immigration

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Museums

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management