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This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

NASA just found something big hiding out behind Pluto

NASA and the team behind its New Horizons spacecraft announced today that Pluto — the dwarf planet — has a giant tail.<p>It's not a physical tail like a dog's, of course, but rather a frigid cloud of ionized gases trailing an estimated 48,000 to 68,000 miles behind Pluto, according to a NASA press …

A space rock worth $5.4 trillion is flying by Earth this weekend — here's how to watch

Underneath the surface of some asteroids is a treasure trove of a type of mineral, called platinum, that is rare on Earth but extremely lucrative — 1,000 cubic centimeters of platinum is worth close to $1 million. And asteroids have a lot more than that in addition to other rare and precious …

Detroit-area cancer doctor gets 45 years in prison for fraud

Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health.<p>U.S. District Judge Paul Borman this week heard …

Pluto may reveal secret of Earth's creation

Nasa's mission to fly by the dwarf planet expected to beam back images<p>Pluto could provide the 'missing link' to how planets evolve, a British space scientist has claimed ahead of Nasa's flyby next week.<p>On Tuesday evening, the U.S. spacecraft New Horizons will make a pass of the dwarf planet and …

Police Officer Didn’t Give Him Time To Explain But When He Does… Priceless!

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Mental Health

Hilarious Great White Shark Photobomb Making Waves

Photo Credit: YouTube<p>A video of a great white shark photobomb is making waves on the Internet. The initially somewhat terrifying footage, captured on …

White Shark

Researchers just discovered more than 5,000 new viruses in the ocean

At the stern of the <i>Tara,</i> a shipping container was bolted to the deck, with a door and a tiny window cut through the metal walls. One of the scientists, Melissa Duhaime, spent most of the voyage inside the dark, tiny cell, where she fought off an endless bout of seasickness.<p>"People would come in to …

The US government is staging a massive cyber marathon to find other holes in its electronic infrastructure

"I think it's a realistic chance, and I think this is true no matter where you go. It's not unique to the federal government," said Tony Scott, who spent 35 years in the private sector running systems at companies such as Microsoft, Walt Disney and General Motors.<p>Scott was named as the federal CIO …

The paradox of popping back in time

Time travel often appears in the movies, but it’s a pity that the science never matches up with the fiction, argues Quentin Cooper<p>Here we go again. The movie <i>Predestination</i>, released in the UK this February, is the very latest in the long history of time travel films. There's been more than 100 …

10 foods that make you look younger

You can head off a lot of your most common beauty concerns simply by downing the right foods. That's right—eating well not only does wonders for your waistline and bolsters your immune system but can also provide some very real get-gorg benefits, such as smoothing wrinkles, giving hair a glossy …

Ancient Roman frescos 'worthy of Pompeii' found in southern France

Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy<p>Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa of Mysteries in Pompeii, in the southern city of Arles.<p>The unexpected discovery was made during …

Ancient History

12 Things to Stop Blaming Yourself For

Too often in life I find myself apologizing for situations or things that, quite frankly, are out of my control. Why? Because I feel like I <i>have</i> to be at fault for something going wrong because I'm technically the one in charge of my own life.<p>However, as I go through the growing pains of becoming a …

See an Unprecedented Close-Up of Pluto's Surface

NASA unveiled new images of Pluto on Friday, revealing in unprecedented detail the craggy and mysterious features on the distant dwarf planet’s …

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

Ice Age

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

Here Are 8 Reasons Not to Mess With Kids… Their Comebacks Are Perfect

Children of Working Moms Are More Likely to Succeed

Let’s put our hands together and slow-clap for all the working moms out there! It’s an incredibly tough job to raise children <i>and</i> run a company, but a …

Parenting

Associated Press News

The Strange Link Between Junk Food and Depression

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is an unexpected one: depression, according to the World Health Organization. And …

Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

I Have Some-Timers