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Bible Belt Buddhism

I live in the heart of the Bible Belt<i>.</i> When this article is published, many of my family and friends will fear I am destined for hell. Some …

We are in Training to Be Nobody Special

In the dining room of the meditation hall where I first encountered Buddhist practice, a stuffed green and scarlet parrot hung from the ceiling. It …

Meditation

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

Cooking

Archaeologists find 'cremated remains of Buddha' in ancient Chinese box alongside 260 statues

The discovery was reportedly first made by Chinese villagers repairing roads.<p>Archaeologists have discovered an ancient Chinese box, which according …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Pottery

The art of pottery is oftentimes described as therapeutic and relaxing. While spinning clay, your mind and body are in natural synergy, wrapped …

11 New Podcasts To Refresh Your Summer Playlist

Philosophy, travel, curse words, random bits of knowledge — it's all here.<p>Summer is an ideal time for podcast listening, I think. The weather’s nice, which makes for plenty of opportunities for a long stroll while chugging through your audio playlist. You’ll likely do some traveling, which …

Self-improvement

Drawing Feet

-By Ron Lemen<br>I simplified this dialog to the drawings. This started off as a rant against the HUGE problem with every one of my anatomy students …

Yoga

How Georgia O’Keeffe Turned Her Life Into A Work Of Art

Some artists create works of art; others practice self-creation as an art form. Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) did both. Best known for her paintings …

How to Wax Your Clothing and Gear

Applying wax to fabric gives it water resistant and hard wearing properties. Whether a backpack or work clothes, a waxed finish to your fabric is a …

Makerspaces

Theresa May says sorry to her MPs for the 'mess' caused by election campaign and vows to 'get us out of it'

Theresa May last night vowed to get the Conservative party out of the "mess" she created after losing her Commons majority and promised to serve as Prime Minister for "as long as you want me to" as senior Tories said they would be prepared to keep her in Downing Street until 2019.<p>Facing her own MPs …

25 Profound Quotes from Aristotle On Happiness, Self-Mastery and Mindful Living

Aristotle is one of the top thinkers in history. Though he is often defined as a philosopher, he covered many topics such as biology, zoology, …

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …

7 Perfect Morning Exercises if You're Not a Morning Person

Because no one really wants to go to the gym at 6 a.m.<p>If you're the kind of person who still hits snooze 17 times in the morning <i>despite</i> that fact that you laid out your gym clothes the night before and swore you would make it to 7 a.m. spin class, you need the kind a minimal-effort workout that …

How to break free of Google's ecosystem

Compared to iOS, Android can feel a little heavy on the bloatware installed out of the box. If there’s not carrier bloat — I’m looking at you, Verizon — it’s apps from the manufacturer (<i>*cough*</i> Samsung <i>*cough*</i>), neither of which you want taking up precious storage.<p>Then there’s Google’s growing …

Apps

Did Chinese scientists find autism’s missing puzzle piece?

BY J.B. HANDLEY February 22, 2017<p><i>Scientists appear to be far closer to explaining the mechanisms of action within the body that cause autism. Most of</i> …

20 Artists Shaping the Future of Ceramics

Ceramics

The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

My Favourite Apps for Drawing with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

I am constantly asked about the best drawing and painting tools for iPad.Usually, I like to find out a bit about the project to make some …

Apps

20+ Brutally Honest Sticky Notes That Sum Up Your Life

Some situations in life may not always turn out as you'd expect. Illustrator and author of 'A Sticky Note Guide to Life', Chaz Huton, perfectly sums …

10 Historical Records That Tell Another Side Of Bible Stories

The Bible isn’t just a religious book. The characters in the Bible lived through a real history that was shared with other nations, but we usually …

Ancient History

South Indian Lentil Stew [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

South India

Watch the Relaxing Process of Creating Traditional Japanese Dolls

If you're familiar with Japanese culture, you've likely come across the prolific Daruma doll. The symbolic toys have a rich history in Japan: They're …

Dolls

A Small Dark Light: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Legacy of the Tao Te Ching and What It Continues to Teach Us About Personal and Political Power 2,500 Years Later

“It is the profound modesty of the language that offers what so many people for so many centuries have found in this book: a pure apprehension of the mystery of which we are part.”<p>Two and a half millennia ago, the Chinese sage Lao Tzu wrote a poetic and profound short text known as the <i>Tao Te Ching</i>. …

Literature

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Hurricane Matthew death toll jumps over 800

The storm has left at least 842 people dead in Haiti with tens of thousands homeless and outbreaks of cholera already claiming more lives. Hurricane …

A 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Super short workouts can be very effective for building strength and cardio endurance. This time-efficient bodyweight workout from DAREBEE doesn’t …

11 signs of borderline personality disorder

It's easy to joke around about personality disorders: "I'm really OCD about keeping my house clean." Or, "Ugh, her mood swings are so bad; is she bipolar?"<p>The truth is, personality disorders—long-term unhealthy and inflexible patterns of thinking—are an all-too-real struggle for roughly 9 percent …

How to Supercharge Your Dopamine Levels to Never Feel Sad, Stressed or Depressed Again

(Healthy Food House) Our brain releases a neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is crucial for numerous essential bodily functions. Dopamine is great for …