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Crows can count, and chimps know when they've nailed a test, studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Crows can count, and chimps know when they've nailed a test, according to two new studies that say our animal friends may be smarter than we once thought.<p>Like their human counterparts, chimp test takers appear to know when they get a question right. And they seem to know when they've …

Linda Clair ‘I Am Enlightened’ Interview by Renate McNay

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Therigatha: Verses of the Elder Nuns

The Therigatha, the ninth book of the Khuddaka Nikaya, contains 73 stories in verse form in which the early nuns <i>(bhikkhunis)</i> recount their struggles …

Linda Clair

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Chinese relic experts claim 1,000-year-old mummified monk was stolen

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese relic experts claim that a 1,000-year-old mummified monk encased in a Buddha statue was stolen from a village temple in Eastern China in 1995, state media reported.<p>The mummy made international headlines last year when it first showcased at Drents Museum in the Netherlands.<p>The …

Lost city discovered in Honduran jungle

<b>(CNN) —</b> Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient civilization, National Geographic reports.<p>A writer and photographer for the magazine accompanied a team of scientists to Honduras' Mosquitia …

Tom Campbell on Consciousness Evolution

Talks on Sri Ramana Maharshi: Narrated by David Godman - Lakshmi the Cow

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Ramana Maharshi

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Experts invent invisibility cloak - CNN Video

Researchers at the University of Rochester create a 3-D, transmitting, continuously multidirectional cloaking device.

Driverless Mercedes, super-fast phone chargers: Coolest tech at CES 2015

<b>(CNN) —</b> Each year tech junkies from around the world gather in Las Vegas for International CES, the Consumer Electronics Show where innovators come to show off their latest prototypes, preview products and announce new releases.<p>Although the show is over 40 years old, this year's event, held from …

Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

This past holiday season, I attended a meditation retreat at a remote but renowned center for “deep change in self and society,” where I was struck — more sharply than I have been before — by our culture’s conflicting values of material success and self-transcendence. That disconnect was manifested …

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Eight new planets might be capable of hosting life

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're planning on packing up and changing addresses to Kepler-442b or Kepler-438b anytime soon, you can probably put away the moving boxes for now.<p>While the newly discovered exoplanets and their six friends hold the exciting possibility of being capable of supporting life, scientists …

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NASA stuns with new image of 'Pillars of Creation'

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA has come out with a new image that could become one of its most iconic ever.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope revisited the so-called "Pillars of Creation," which the space agency describes as "three giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light from a cluster of young, …

Archaeologists discover tomb of unknown Egyptian queen | CNN Travel

3D street art photos: What's the secret behind these eye-popping illusions? | CNN Travel

I HEARD IT LIKE THIS… Reflections of an inspired talk by Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax.

By onDecember 23, 2013 in G.R.A.C.E., Upaya’s Blog<p><i>Roshi Joan Halifax , PhD will be co-leading the G.R.A.C.E. Training in Compassion-based Interaction</i> …

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Top Non-Animal Protein Sources - A person only needs about 44 grams of protein per day. Broccoli has 12 grams per 100 calories, steak has 6 grams. No …

Daily Meditation: A New Day

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by folk musician Van Morrison. "Brand New Day" can help open us up …

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That Bed's Too Small, Great Dane

We feel you, Great Dane.<p>You knew it wasn’t right from the start. The bed is too small, your big, doofy body too big. But what if it could work? What if maybe, just maybe, if you try hard enough, you could find happiness?<p>Great Dane, stop settling. Somewhere there’s a bed that’s right for you. This …

El Rodafonio – The Craziest Musical Contraption Ever Created

The street theatre scene in Barcelona was completely transformed in 2010, with the invention of the Rodafonio – perhaps the weirdest musical …

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 3 - Telegraph

My Vow of NonAbuse

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