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6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Case That Challenges Cross-Border Killings by US Agents | VICE News

Sergio Adrián Hernández was a slender 15-year-old boy who loved soccer and aspired to be a police officer when he was shot through his left eye by Jesus Mesa Jr., a US Border Patrol agent, on June 6, 2010 in Ciudad Juárez.<p>Guillermo Arevalo Pedroza, a longtime construction worker, was in the midst …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

I'm well aware that a bowl of Quaker oats is hardly the most nutritious or substantive fare. Honestly, it doesn't even taste that good.<p>But at the end of a long workday, the absolute last thing I want to do is start chopping up vegetables or steaming tofu or — worst of all — cleaning up after I've …

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

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A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds Earth's cousin

Earth 2.0<p>NASA's exoplanet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has spotted another Earth-like world. The space agency today announced the discovery of Kepler-452b, the smallest planet we've found yet orbiting inside a star's habitable zone — the places around a sun where it’s warm enough for liquid surface …

Why America is Falling Behind the Rest of the World

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together …

African-American News

The 27 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 27 highest-paying jobs that you don't need a four-year degree to pursue. Each has a median annual salary of at least $60,000.<p><i>This is an update of a story originally written by Vivian Giang.</i>

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Sandra Bullock: It's 'Open Hunting Season' on Women in Media

While there’s been a noticeable trend of female celebrities speaking out against their treatment in Hollywood, Sandra Bullock is addressing the …

Sandra Bullock

Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling

Supreme court: gay marriage legal across the US – live updates<p>Read more<p>Same-sex marriages are now legal across the entirety of the United States after a historic supreme court ruling that declared attempts by conservative states to ban them unconstitutional.<p>In what may prove the most important …

Same-sex Marriage

Are You in Your Right Mind?

Up until recently our world has been a left brain dominant one, yet I see that things are rapidly changing. More and more thought leaders talk about how right brain creatives will rule the world.<p>Not long ago I officially confirmed that I am in my right mind. Allow me to explain. For most of my …

Albert Einstein

Eye-Popping Works of Street Art Made Using Masking Tape

Unlike other street artists, Buff Diss‘s medium of choice for decorating crumbling walls, the sides of old buildings, and asphalt roads with eye-popping art is masking tape. Treating the city as his canvas, the Australian artist creates strikingly unique street illustrations ranging in subject …

97 People Now Dead in India's Mumbai Moonshine Tragedy; 7 Under Arrest

The moonshine tragedy that killed dozens of people in the Indian city of Mumbai last week claimed several more lives over the weekend, with the death …

For Registered Sex Offenders, An Uphill Civil Rights Battle

In 2010, Frank Lindsay came home after running errands and noticed his front door was wide open. When he went inside to investigate, he found a young man in his dining room with two hammers — "one in each hand," he recalls.<p>"And he immediately raised the hammer in his right hand and started at me, …

Obama takes gun control debate to Twitter: 'It's time we do something'

Leader of group cited in 'Dylann Roof manifesto' donated to top Republicans<p>Read more<p>Barack Obama has used Twitter to further his argument that the time for federal gun legislation is nigh, saying “expressions of sympathy aren’t enough”.<p>The president has pursued the issue in public appearances since …

The latest on church shooting: Survivor played dead

10:45 p.m.<p>Felecia Sanders says she survived a shooting massacre at a historic black church in Charleston by playing dead as she lay on top of her …

80% of Americans own an unbelievably small portion of the country's wealth

In a 2011 study, Harvard business professor Mike Norton and economist Dan Ariely asked over 5,000 Americans how they thought wealth was distributed in the US, and what the ideal distribution looks like.<p>Most participants were far from understanding the extent of income inequality, which is not …

7 Minute Morning Routine For Better Health, Wealth, & Happiness

Looking to power up your day? Check out this 7 minute morning routine for better health, wealth, and happiness. Begin the day feeling great and be …

Another Day At The Pool Turns Violent For A Black Family After Police Are Called

Two women were arraigned Wednesday on charges stemming from an incident last week that they say was sparked by racism and capped off by excessive force from police.<p>Sisters Krystal Dixon, 33, and Maya Dixon, 34, both of whom are black, were involved in a June 9 altercation with police at a …

“Part of who I am”: Indiana mayor comes out in heartfelt essay ahead of SCOTUS marriage equality ruling

<b>South Bend Mayor Peter Buttigieg (University of Notre Dame)</b><p>“We’re moving closer to a world in which acceptance is the norm”<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>June 16, 2015 3:17pm (UTC)<p>The mayor of South Bend, Indiana has come out as gay ahead of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage.<p>Lamenting what he …

These Cities Have the Cheapest Luxury Hotels in the World

Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room …

A Partnership with China to Avoid World War

International cooperation is in decline both in the political and financial spheres. The UN has failed to address any of the major conflicts since …

Geopolitics

Why the Bear is Back: Russian Military Presence in Vietnam | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Russia-Vietnam ties that seemed to be cooling after the end of the Cold War are warming up all over again. More than 20 years after Moscow abandoned</i> …