Miguel Salinas

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The Transhumanist Future Has No Pope

Modern values, transhumanist technology, and the embrace of reason are making many Catholic rules and rituals absurd.<p>Everywhere I look, Pope Francis, the 266th pope of the Catholic Church, seems to be in the news—and he is being positively portrayed as a genuinely progressive leader. Frankly, this …

The 24 best colleges for future entrepreneurs

In The Princeton Review's 2014 college rankings, it named the top 24 entrepreneurial programs in the country.<p>To compile the list, The Princeton Review relied on institutional data provided by each of the colleges included in its ranking of the top schools in the country.<p>Read on to see which schools …

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

How to make homemade applesauce (it's much better than store-bought!)

Here’s what you need to make applesauce at home: apples, water, a big, heavy pot, and some time. Most of that time is hands-off. You don’t even have to peel the apples. The payoff is the best applesauce you’ve ever had in your life, a game-changer that’s satisfying enough to enjoy for dessert, but …

Existence of cosmic neutrinos confirmed by Antarctic scientists

Antarctic scientists have confirmed the existence of cosmic neutrinos – ghostly particles that have traveled from the Milky Way and beyond. These particles carry messages from distant galaxies, and could potentially help solve several cosmic puzzles.<p>A good week for neutrinos: highest-power beam …

Physics

5 Reasons to Build Your Own Forest Garden

Arsenic goes into the chicken in order to make it look prettier on the supermarket shelves. (Don't worry, they're scheduled to stop doing that soon.) Much of our food is genetically modified in order to increase its resistance to insects, herbicides and other crop killers. Small pieces of plastic …

8 Questions To Ask If You Want To Change Your Life

How much do you know about the deepest parts of you? Sure, you know your likes and dislikes, but what about the complex landscape of your heart? …

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

One jarring stat reveals just how vast Mexico's wealth gap has become

Slim's wealth is so immense that it equals 6.3% of Mexico's gross domestic product, a percentage greater than the <i>combined</i> <b>income of the poorest 20% of Mexicans</b>— nearly 25 million people — who account for just 4.9% of the country's GDP, according to a report from El Daily Post.<p>Admittedly, net worth …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

Workouts

16 Things Successful People Do to Maximize Their Time

Successful people focus on the five percent of things only they can do. Most importantly, they’ve defined success for themselves.

Most space charts leave out the most important part — all of the space

Most charts of the Solar System we enjoy are terrible lies.<p>This is because they're not to scale: It's easier to clump everything together so that all of the planets and stars fit neatly into an image stretching only a few hundred pixels. Even charts released by organizations like the European Space …

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …

Mesmerizing Astronomy Photos Are The Best Of 2015

If you have ever questioned the enormity and the drama of our universe, these photos will set you straight.<p>The Royal Museums Greenwich in London selected these 17 stunning images, from more than 2,700 entries, to be considered for their annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition. The …

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

U.S. Marijuana Edibles, One Year In: State of the Infusion

Food infused with marijuana is having a moment, with increasing interest from Generation Next to Baby Boomers. Although eating marijuana to produce serene “high” feelings is millennia old, marijuana “edibles” as they are known are back in vogue, with 23 states legalizing pot for medicinal purposes …

Cannabis

Earth and Mars May Have Shared Seeds of Life

Could Mars, of all places, be the place to look for early life on Earth?<p>It's an intriguing thought and one that astrobiologists take seriously as …

A new physics discovery could change our understanding of the universe

The standard model is cherished by physicists because it can explain most of the fundamental phenomena in nature by referencing just a handful of elementary particles.<p>These particles include quarks (one of the components of an atom) and electron-like particles called leptons - along with their …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Increase Your IQ: 5 Things You Should Be Doing Every Day | Inc.com

If you want to witness the magic of the human brain in action, play the matching game with a 4-year-old–you know, the classic game where the tiles are arranged face down and players take turns flipping them over to find pairs. You’ll see what I mean as you watch that wonderful little brain doing …

It’s only when we stop and step out of our lives...

<i>It’s only when we stop and step out of our lives that we can take stock of our lives and find out how happy we really are. It’s only when we step back from the canvas that we can see the larger picture.</i><i>[…]</i><i>What gives you lasting happiness is not the stuff you have but the use you make of it.</i><p><b>Pico …

Archaeologists Decipher Name of ‘Ancient Astronaut’ Maya Tomb

MEXICO CITY — Researchers in Mexico say they have decoded the hieroglyphic name on the Palenque tomb of ancient Maya King Pakal, revealing it to read "The House of the Nine Sharpened Spears," more than 60 years after the crypt was discovered.<p>Mexican archaeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier discovered …

Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.<p>Exactly four centuries ago this year, Galileo sent a letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany to …

5 Incredible Nature Walks In Singapore That Bring You Into The Woods

As we return from our travels, we are truly reminded of home the moment we leave Changi Airport. From the beautifully manicured plants, to the neatly …

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read