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Watch: Leonard Cohen’s contemplative “Leaving the Table” video

The new​ video for the late Leonard Cohen's "Leaving the Table" begins with what one might read as a meditating Cohen.The post Watch: Leonard Cohen’s …

Zen

Take a Break from Your Frantic Day & Let Alan Watts Introduce You to the Calming Ways of Zen

By the end of the 1960s, Alan Watts had become one of the gurus of the counterculture. Though he was not really a Zen Buddhist, he was many a …

Meditation

Top 10 Organic Gardening & Horticulture Books ~ Think Spring !!!!

We are already thinking spring here and slowly starting to plan out the gardens and dreaming about sun ripen tomatoes, fresh off the vine and still …

Gardening

2016 Year in Paper Art on Fubiz

Today, the redaction of Fubiz invites you to discover their selection of the best <i>paper art creations</i> published during 2016. A perfect way to continue …

Modern Art

This Infographic Shows the Best Places to Store Different Types of Food in Your Kitchen

Different types of food require different types of storage. Some vegetables just want to breath and be free, while others will only stay crisp in …

Infographics

PLURING Hanging storage with 3 compartments

Rated 5 out of 5 by 2Pinnz from Perfect item for closet storage space! Love how it hangs in my closet and I'm able to use it to store hats and …

Rock Music

DIY masks and scrubs that’ll make your skin glow this party season

Face masks have seen revival in recent years, but the best ones can be whipped up at home. The obsession with creating my own recipes for scrubs and …

This Political Theorist Predicted the Rise of Trumpism. His Name Was Hunter S. Thompson.

In late March, Donald Trump opened a rally in Wisconsin by mocking the state’s governor, Scott Walker, who had just endorsed his Republican opponent, …

47 Insanely Clever Storage Ideas For Your Whole House

Your mother-in-law will be totally impressed.

This Alan Watts video has made me reassess everything I've been told about life.

Every so often I come across a video that touches my soul. I think the less I say about it the better, just watch and see how it resonates with …

Alan Watts

India Could Leapfrog Advanced Countries By Adopting A Circular Economy

We have to slowly fix our economy to make it more sustainable. Growing countries like India could avoid the mistakes the first time.<p>As sleeping economic giants like India grow, the worry is they’ll take on the same bad habits as advanced countries: the same diets, the same levels of car use, the …

Sustainability

Could yoga nidra be the key to wiping out stress and anxiety…for good?

Raise your hand if your favorite part of yoga class is savasana? If that’s the case—and, let’s be honest, it’s true for all of us at some …

Tea Time in D.C. Now Includes Booze

Pinkies in the air, lace doilies, and cucumber sandwiches are some of the images that a traditional tea ceremony conjures. But new ones might now come to mind when a restaurant adds vodka or rum to the mix.<p>Tea saw a 15 percent increase in menu appearances nationwide between 2010 and 2015, according …

Can your city change your mind?

The design of our spaces can heal us, hurt us, and alter the way we think<p>All these consequences have been recorded scientifically, and it’s becoming evident that the way physical spaces are designed can have a measurable impact on the human brain. Architecture, interior design, and even city …

7 international permaculture retreats for relaxing and learning

We all deserve a vacation every now and then. We work hard, we care about the world we live in, and we need some time to rest and reflect. If you are …

Permaculture

The Yin-Yang of Fortune and Misfortune: Alan Watts on the Art of Learning Not to Think in Terms of Gain and Loss

“The whole process of nature is an integrated process of immense complexity, and it’s really impossible to tell whether anything that happens in it is good or bad.”<p><i>“The truth is, we know so little about life, we don’t really know what the good news is and what the bad news is,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

9 Documentaries That Are Far Scarier Than Any Horror Film

<i>The Imposter</i><p>Embedded from www.youtube.com.<p>A 13-year-old boy goes missing in Texas and is found in Spain three years later with a thick French accent …

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life

A tender reminder that silence is not the absence of sound but the presence of an inward-listening awareness.<p><i>“There are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout,”</i> Henry David Thoreau observed in contemplating how silence ennobles speech. A year earlier, he had written in his …

Literature

24 creative ideas to use stone stylishly in your garden

When it comes to thinking about gorgeous materials that are suitable for use in your garden, we think there are a few obvious choices. However, one …

Chicago awarded $1M USDA urban farming grant

Chicago will receive a $1 million federal grant to boost and coordinate urban farming in the city, particularly on land near the long-awaited Englewood Line rail trail, city and federal officials announced Thursday.<p>Chicago's new "Growing for Chicago" initiative is one of 45 projects to be awarded a …

Deer-resistant Plants: Garden Plants that Deer will Not Eat!

Quick View<p>Berberis 'Admiration'<p>Quick View<p>Bergenia 'Baby Doll'<p>Quick View<p>Buxus 'Skywalker'<p>Quick View<p>Cephalotaxus Yewtopia®<p>Quick View<p>Cotoneaster Little …

Landscaping

Hardscaping 101: Metal Landscape Edging

Metal landscape edging is the little black dress of a garden: elegant, strong yet understated, tailored and timeless. A long-time design secret of …

Top 10 Music Sources For Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation

Meditation is a powerful tool. It helps us to concentrate on ourselves from all other external objects. I practice meditation on a regular basis. It …

Meditation

New animated film “Kubo and the Two Strings” introduces kids to Buddhist concepts

<i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i>, a new animated film that hits theaters today, takes kids on an adventure with strong Buddhist themes. The movie starts in a …

Animation

Ten Forward-Thinking American Cities investing in a Better Future

By Julia Pond, Managing Editor<p>We're always looking for a little inspiration, and even more so these days...so we researched which cities in the U.S. have the greenest, most technologically inventive, most progressive policies? We chose the word 'forward-thinking' rather than 'innovative' to include …

National Afternoon Tea Week 2016: 18 recipes for the perfect vegan afternoon tea

This week (8-14 August) is Afternoon Tea Week, the perfect chance to celebrate one of Britain’s greatest foodie traditions.<p>But what if you’re vegan? …