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15-Minute Yoga Routine to Unlock Tight Hips

Photo: Abi Carver.<p><b>Tight hips are incredibly common for surfers and getting loose is essential if you want to be the best surfer you can be, injury</b> …

Yoga

Stephen Hawking’s Reith Lecture: Annotated transcript

<b>With appearances on comedy shows, books in the best-seller lists and the unforgettable image of a brilliant mind in an ailing body, Stephen Hawking has earned the title of the world's most famous scientist.</b><p>His field has never been easy for a wider public to grasp: everything from the formation of …

Physics

Low Brain Levels of Vitamin B12 in Schizophrenia, Autism Patients

While brain levels of Vitamin B12 decrease naturally with age, individuals with schizophrenia and autism tend to experience a premature decrease, …

How To Easily Rewire Your Brain For Success With One Simple Action

You know how it goes…you intend to take an action to create an end result that you <i>know</i> would benefit you personally or in business, but you didn’t …

China publishes 'verified living buddha' list

<b>China has published its first list of "authentic living buddhas", saying that growing numbers of fraudulent buddhas are using their status to swindle money from believers.</b><p>Beijing has taken the unusual step of concerning itself with matters of reincarnation by releasing the names, photographs and …

Hinduism

There is No 'I': How the Brain Creates the Narratives of Your Life

There is No 'I': How the Brain Creates the Narratives of Your Life<p>Your brain creates all the narratives in your life, from fear to loneliness to …

Mindfulness

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

Robert Burns

Tibetan Pranayama: The Little-Known Meditation Technique with Powerful Benefits

Pranayama has been a source to draw in the ‘Prana’ or chi or the universal life force across meditation practitioners for times immemorial. The oft …

Diamond squeeze hints at metallic hydrogen

<b>British researchers think they have come close to creating a long-sought new state for hydrogen.</b><p>They have put a sample of the familiar gas under so much pressure that it takes on a previously unseen solid crystalline form.<p>The team tells the journal Nature that this phase may be just a step away …

Hydrogen

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Cannabis

Something Deeply Hidden Behind Things: Einstein on Wonderment and the Nature of the Human Mind

How a simple compass oriented one of humanity’s greatest minds toward the truth of things.<p><i>“Behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern,”</i> Virginia Woolf wrote in her breathtaking recollection of the insight that made her an artist. <i>“The whole world is a work of art… there is no Shakespeare… no</i> …

The surprising thing that ancient mummies tell us about eating | NOLA.com

On a foggy day in August 1936, an anthropologist and his crew set sail for Kagamil Island, a small volcanic speck of hot springs and cliffs in the …

Holistic Medicine

52 behaviors of highly successful people

1. They don't rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are tempted to make excuses.<p>2. They have an off switch. They know how to enjoy the moment, relax, and enjoy what they have in their life already.<p>3. They don't confuse their job with their identity.<p>4. They are more …

Self-improvement

The Four Elements Of ‘True Love’ According To The Teaching Of The Buddha

<b>“You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” –</b> Thich Nhat HanhWhat is love? What is ‘true’ love? Can it even be defined? Our …

10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You | Inc.com

For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge and inspiration--and there's something wonderfully accessible about seeing and hearing someone communicate …

Happiness

7 Secrets Yoga Teachers Want You to Know

Between holiday travel and crunch time at work, it’s more important than ever to hit the mat this time of year. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a newbie just buying her first piece of Kate Spade yoga gear, everyone can benefit from a little expert advice. So we reached out to top instructors to …

Yoga

My Meditation Was in Analysis Paralysis Until...

I didn't need my spiritual advisor to keep telling me "you need to meditate." I <b>knew</b> that I needed to. Not only because life was well, in a word, challenging! It was also needed to focus and energize me as I searched for my life's purpose.<p>I read up on meditation techniques. I searched and searched …

Meditation

10 tips from a Silicon Valley bootcamp that aims to make smart, successful people more productive

It's almost like rationality boot camp.<p>Here are some of the best tips I gathered from attending one:<p>Agents use higher brain functions to control their actions and shape their emotional urges.<p>Insects just follow genetically determined programs, never seeking a better way or a more worthy goal.<p>Check …

Silicon Valley

Holistic Solutions for Anxiety & Depression in Therapy

“It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.” — Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.E.)<p>“The …

7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><i>Getting started</i>. Two of the most de-motivational words in the English language. The first step is often the hardest to …

Python Programming