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25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

The Dalai Lama explains how to be prepared for your death

We can all agree that the fear of death is the most fundamental fear that all humans face in their lives. We may try to forget our uncertainty as to …

Labour is heading for its worst election defeat in living memory

The blame for this tragedy isn't just with government – it's with those who voted for an incompetent leader.<p>It can hardly be a coincidence that …

United Kingdom

Revealed: Confessions of a Kremlin Troll

Russia's paid government trolls have been blamed for everything from the fall of Hillary Clinton to the conflict in Ukraine — They have dominated …

French Voters Are Also Impatient, But Not for Change

The Gallic version of "Make America Great Again" is about stronger government, not less of it.<p>To a politically attuned American, the French presidential election sounds familiar: A great but divided country facing economic and social problems grows disillusioned with the political class. Cue a …

Charles de Gaulle

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths About Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

Spirituality

Colossal Is the Weirdest Monster Movie of the Year

Anne Hathaway stars in a bizarre, allegorical tale about both a giant lizard ravaging Seoul … and a woman trying to put her life back together.<p>Monster movies have always been about their grand, overarching metaphors. <i>Godzilla</i> captured the horrors of the emerging nuclear age. Dozens of films, from</i> …

Construction

Revisiting Feynman on physical law

<b>Posted on behalf of Andrea Taroni</b><p>Physics, along with jurisprudence, is principally known for its laws. And physical laws are amazing: they can …

Physics

When giants warped the universe | Cosmos

<b>They gobble stars, bend space, warp time</b> and may even provide gateways to other universes.<p>Black holes fire the imagination of scientists and …

2017 MLB Predictions | FiveThirtyEight

Updated after every game.<p>Chance of making …<p>Team<p>▲<p>▼<p>Division<p>▲<p>▼<p>Rating<p>▲<p>▼<p>1-week change<p>▲<p>▼<p>Division SeriesMake Div. Series<p>▲<p>▼<p>League champ.Make league …

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Britain and EU: the breakdown of a decades-long marriage

It’s no surprise the divorce may get messy - it’s the end of a 60-year love-hate relationship and the UK’s commitment was always ambivalent<p>It had been on the rocks for years. But on a memorably stormy night last June, Britain decided its decades-long marriage with the EU had finally and …

Greece To Surrender Gold, Utilities and Real Estate in Exchange For Pieces of Paper Printed in Brussels | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>It’s official: The Germans will not allow debt relief for Greece. Instead, Berlin wants to send in the repo man.</i><p><i>The untold story of the Greek</i> …

15 Powerful Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

A mindfulness expert reveals the 5 most effective meditation techniques

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably tried meditation at one point in time and found it quite difficult.<p>We’ve all heard of the benefits of …

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

Do you know when the Exodus was?

Some Proposed Routes of the Exodus<p>There is a lot of confusion in the mainstream about when the Exodus was.<p>From time to time, there are various …

Neuroscience learns what Buddhism has known for ages: There is no constant self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …

Meditation

How to stop overthinking everything

Worrying too much? We spoke to a psychologist for advice on how to be positive and find perspective<p>Are you one of those people who obsesses over …

Mindfulness

Why String Theory Could Be The Key to Uncovering The 'Theory of Everything'

Life, the Universe, and everything.<p>A central goal that modern physicists share is finding a single theory that can explain the entire Universe and …

Physicists Find That as Clocks Get More Precise, Time Gets More Fuzzy

The weight of time.<p>Time is weird – in spite of what we think, the Universe doesn't have a master clock to run by, making it possible for us to …

7 Essential Habits of Highly Mindful People (That They Never Talk About)

I think we can all agree that we want to be more mindful in our lives. Not only does practising mindfulness increase your sense of calm, but it can …

Mindfulness

Come June, You May Need a Visa to Travel to Europe

Photo by Jeffrey Cross<p>The issue actually predates the current presidency.<p>A visa war is brewing between the European Union and the United States, and …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

The Brain

1066: Eight days that rocked England

<i>Harold Godwinson is crowned king the day after Edward’s death. (Getty Images)
</i><p>1) The Confessor’s death brings chaos<p><b>5 January 1066</b><p>The most tumultuous …

Be Happier By Changing Your Mind, Not Your Life

You don't need to change your life to be happier, but you might need to change your thinking.<p>I was in downward dog the other day, in the most Zen place a person can find in New York City, a yoga studio. As the teacher rattled on about the importance of being present and the benefits of acceptance, …

Mindfulness

Discovery of a Huge, Mysterious Jade Pendant Could Rewrite Maya History

It tells a fascinating story.<p>Researchers have just published a paper on one of the most fascinating and mysterious Maya discoveries in recent years - …

As France’s Towns Wither, Fears of a Decline in ‘Frenchness’

ALBI, France — The paint is fading, but the word is still clear: <i>Alimentation</i>, “Groceries.” It seems like a stage prop, grafted above the window of the empty old storefront. Opposite stands a tattoo parlor. Nobody enters or leaves. The street is deserted.<p>Keep walking, and you’ll find more vacant …

France

Ask Ethan: Does Dark Energy Mean We're Losing Information About The Universe?

Perhaps the biggest surprise of all about the Universe came at the very end of the 20th century: the discovery of dark energy and the accelerated expansion of the Universe. Rather than being pulled towards us gravitationally, the most distant galaxies in the Universe are speeding away from us at …

Astrophysics