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6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

Research Finds It Might Not Be Consciousness That Drives The Human Mind

Do we choose our thoughts?<p>Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it's that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us …

Consciousness

AI is the next phase of human evolution

The upcoming paradigm shift is not just a technological revolution. It’s an evolutional revolution. It’s the biggest shift in human evolution since the dawn of time that will change who we are as a species for good.<p>AI will not replace humans, nor will it compete with us. Instead, we will utilize …

Cognition

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

Psychology

Elon Musk And Rick And Morty Tweeting About The Singularity Is The Best Thing We've Seen All Week

Wubba lubba dub dub!<p>Elon Musk showed off his new 280-character Twitter limit in the best way possible Thursday morning: musing about the Singularity …

Elon Musk

Kazuo Ishiguro just won the Nobel Prize. Here’s a brief guide to his bleak, beautiful world.

From Never Let Me Go to The Unconsoled.<p>The 2017 Nobel Prize in literature went to Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English novelist who writes lovely, lyrical books about trauma, repression, and survival.<p>Ishiguro’s novels range from the polished and conventional to the sprawling and incoherent, so …

Literature

5 Thought-Provoking Audiobooks to Listen to This October

Here's a selection of books that are perfect to curl up with on a cold evening.<p>October evokes images of colorful leaves, dropping temperatures, and pumpkin spice lattes. But it's also the perfect time to catch up on books that might have been too heavy for the summer.<p>Since Halloween is the biggest …

Books

6 Ways to Practice Lagom, the Swedish Secret to a Balanced, Happy Life

Fourteen years ago, Niki Brantmark was invited to spend her summer vacation with a friend on Sweden's West Coast. "It was the perfect setting for the …

Quantum Physicists Discover the Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back to the Universe

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness may be like a program which is run by a …

Quantum Mechanics

This Is the Daily Exercise You Need to Boost Your Brain Power

Brain games do not make you smarter. Companies like Lumosity made their bones throwing around terms like 'brain elasticity' to peddle their specific …

Why This AI Poker Player Is Crushing It

The theory behind the 'cold poker master.'<p>Jeopardy is a human problem "solved" by a machine, but poker is a machine problem at the outset. Winning, or maximizing one's winning potential, is a matter of analyzing a card game as a succession of states, wherein each state offers players probabilities …

Artificial Intelligence

Meditation Is Good for You in More Ways Than You Ever Imagined

I am sure everyone is aware that there are benefits to meditation in terms of creating calm and focusing. There are more than 75 scientifically proven ways in which meditation is healthy and constructive for each of us that you may have never thought of. So, while many have not given much thought …

The 30-Second Mindfulness Practice That'll Change Your Life

After a day of teaching mindfulness to elementary school students, it dawned on me that most adults probably don't know the simple tools I'm sharing …

Mindfulness

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

Meditation

The science behind meditation, and why it makes you feel better

Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased …

Nikola Tesla Describes the Modern Smartphone — in 1926

<b>Nikola Tesla</b> (1856-1943) was a pioneer scientist during the turn of the 20th century best known for his contributions to the design of the modern …

Understanding Brainwaves to Expand our Consciousness

The human brain is a complex entity constantly at work, sending electrical signals, communicating, building new neural connections and so on. This …

How to Strengthen Your Mind and Improve Your Brain’s Health

<b>Stretch and strengthen your mind with reading – just be sure to read different books in different genres!</b><p>This morning I read a great article on …

Humanity

3 Ways Modern Technology Can Help You Achieve A Zen Mind | Spirit Science

You would naturally think that Western technology and Eastern Zen meditation practice are as incompatible as they can get. In some ways this is …

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Meditation

Google’s artificial intelligence breakthrough has big potential

Google researchers have created an algorithm that has a human-like ability to learn, marking a significant breakthrough in the field of artificial …

20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today: New research shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success!

I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control …

How artificial intelligence may change our lives

Benedict Cumberbatch plays computer pioneer Alan Turing in the Oscar-nominated film "The Imitation Game." The "game" he speaks of has come to be …

Artificial Intelligence

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …