Max Zellmer

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Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

Where to stay in the 10 most popular US national parks

Great Smoky Mountains<b>,</b> North Carolina<p>On the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, this is the most visited park in the country, attracting more than 10 million visitors in 2015. Rough it for free in one of the 12 primitive Appalachian Trail backpacker shelters or relax in an Almost Heaven …

National Parks

Our obsession with vitamins hides a bigger problem

Reuters<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. And our obsession with vitamins masks a much bigger …

Nutrition

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

Mindfulness Is The Most Important Subject You Won't Learn in Class

<i>By Gigi Falk, Duke Student</i><p>As my first blog post began to disseminate through the news feeds of my friends, family, and beyond, I was soon met with eager responses from a range of individuals, each with a unique story and a distinct way of connecting with my message of mindfulness. I was elated and …

Did Your City Make The ‘Drunkest In America’ List?

Ever wondered which are the most- and least-drunk cities in America? We’ve got the top 20 of each category for you, and you might be surprised where they are. (Admission: You probably won’t be <i>too</i> surprised where they are.)<p>Earlier this week, 24/7 Wall Street released the results of their …

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Morgan Freeman Delves into 'The Story of God' in Nat Geo Special

<i>This story was updated April 4 at 11:04 a.m. EDT.</i><p>People curious about the history, culture and beliefs surrounding the world's major religions can …

9 Cocktails to Make with Ginger Beer Besides Dark n' Stormies

You don't have to like rum to make a cocktail with ginger beer.<p>Spicy, spritzy ginger beer is always a great cocktail mixer to have on hand—and not …

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

Scientists Say 'Printing' Humans May Be The Best Way To Conquer Space

From pizza to prostheses, 3-D printers are being used to whip up all sorts of things. And now scientists are talking about "printing" out batches of people to colonize outer space.<p>Sounds wacky, but these guys are serious.<p>"Our best bet for space exploration could be printing humans, organically, on …