Maya Lyles

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What would you pay to be happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …

Happiness

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

How exercise can make you happier

A growing body of research suggests exercise can provide a powerful buffer against anxiety and depression.<p>A swimmer runs with relish toward the …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness, the practice of staying aware and in sync with yourself and your surroundings often characterized by sitting in total silence with legs …

Astrophysicists come up with most complete 3D map of universe

Astrophysicists from the University of Waterloo have managed to create the best yet 3D map of the universe. It spans almost two billion light years …

This Necklace Can Stop You from Drinking Too Much

We’ve covered a lot of breathalyzer gadgets to keep you in check at happy hour, and as pumped as we’ve been about all of the technology, everything we’ve covered so far has had to plug into your phone for power. But not anymore. The BAM from Lapka is so futuristic, it barely needs power.<p>The BAM …

Do We Live In A Hologram? It's More Likely Than You Might Think

Everything in our universe might be a lot flatter than it seems, at least, if you do the math.<p>If you’ve got a credit card in your wallet that has one of those little 3D holograms on it — a two-dimensional image that uses some tricks of light to appear three-dimensional — you can get a sense of how …

Physics

Our Universe might just be a hologram

What’s that, you say – our universe is a figment of our imagination? Not so much. When you hear the world “hologram”, you might immediately assume …

Scientists Find Alien Code ‘Embedded’ In Human DNA: Evidence Of Ancient Alien Engineers?

Researchers who worked for 13 years in the Human Genome Project indicate that they came across an amazing scientific discovery: They believe that the …

Is the universe a hologram?

Describing the universe requires fewer dimensions than we might think. New calculations show that this may not just be a mathematical trick, but a …

Physics

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