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33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

Meditation

this feminist photo gallery is reclaiming 'cute'

Ashley Armitage, the photographer behind the Instagram account @ladyist (current follower count: 30.6k), discusses her next project, an intersectional online space showcasing the work of her friends.<p>Seattle-based photographer Ashley Armitage knows a thing or two about being a girl, perhaps most …

Feminism

A New Online Course Teaches Buddhist Meditation for Free

<i>By Sonia Jones</i><p>In this video, Sonia Jones, Sonima's founder, sits down with David Germano, Ph.D., a professor of religious studies and the director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, to discuss the school's newest online course on Buddhist meditation in the modern …

The Dumb and the Restless

Ammon Bundy and his band of weeping, self-pitying, gun-toting, wannabe-terrorist metrosexuals are America's most ridiculous people<p>First of all, when …

Oregon

My Favorite Books of 2015

"A room without books is like a body without a soul." ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero<p>I am a book lover. I love being surrounded by stacks and stacks of books, both read, and unread. I adore walking into someone's home and scanning their bookshelves and get giddy when I see familiar titles. I carry at least …

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Cute Animals

Give Me One Reason (Manic Focus Remix) - Tracy Chapman

New Music

Keep Me In Mind

Mind

'It Bathes The Pleasure Centers': BORNS Channels 'Dopamine'

Pop singer Garrett Borns, known more commonly by his stage name BORNS, became an instant sensation when his song "Electric Love" went viral earlier this year. The song, hailed as an "instant classic" by Taylor Swift, catapulted BORNS into the national spotlight before he'd even started to prep his …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

David Gilmour: Rattle That Lock review – Pink Floyd guitarist's melancholy fourth

(Columbia)<p>With last year’s album, The Endless River, supposedly marking the end of Pink Floyd, this is an opportune time for their guitarist to release his fourth solo album. As the primary architect of Floyd’s sweeping soundscapes, Gilmour has transposed them on to 10 shorter but equally elegiac, …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

Music Production

10 Wayne Dyer Quotes to Live By

More by Alison<p>As announced by his family via social media, on August 29, self-help guru and motivational speaker Dr. Wayne Dyer passed away in Maui. …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Delicate Paper Cutouts Use Colors of the Sky to Bring Them to Life

Using only an X-Acto knife, artist Jo Chorny cuts intricate designs from blank sheets of paper. The bold images depict portraits of animals as well as nature scenes, with hand-carved shapes forming the textures of scales, fur, and feathers. In order to mimic these characteristics, Chorny must cut …

The Arts

Self-Help: Dealing with Difficult People

by Malcolm Rockwood<p>ASIN: B00KYG66IK.<p><b>Self-Help: Dealing with Difficult People - How to Deal with A-holes at Work, at Home, and at Life.</b><p>We all know …

Feminism started with the Buddha and Confucius 25 centuries ago

Confucius, Socrates and the Buddha may not be known for their teachings on women's rights - but historian Dr Bettany Hughes is trying to change that<p>Socrates, Confucius and the Buddha were not exactly model family men.<p>The Buddha left his wife and newborn son to hit the road in search of his own …

Hinduism

8 Things to Consider When Your Depression Is Not Getting Better

I keep getting the same email over and over again, and my heart aches each time I read it: “I have tried <b>everything</b> to overcome my depression, but …

Wellness

Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama

The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen. The fourteenth Lama, …

Happiness

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

15 Quotes That Will Inspire You to Pursue Your Dreams

Following your dreams is usually easier said than done. A little motivation and inspiration from people who have successfully pursued their dreams can help you get started.<p>Following your dreams isn't always all it's cracked up to be. Watch a movie about someone following his/her dreams, and the …

How to Create Fashionable and Stylish Medium Length Hairstyles

Are you seriously interested in today’s trendy and flattering <i>medium length hairstyles?</i> Do you like to see all the stylish shoulder length hairstyles …

5 Myths About Personal Development Everyone Should Know

When I was in college, three of my roommates were taking Landmark Education’s the Forum and often asked me go with them; I always declined. They told …

Self-improvement

8 Arguments in Support of Life after Death

In the 17th Century, a French mathematician, physicist and philosopher by the name of Blaise Pascal posited an argument that has come to be known as …

Consciousness

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Cleveland

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties...

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom

Health

Great Job, Internet!: Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard toke up and sing “It’s All Going to Pot”

While this video first went up on 4/20, punctuality has never been a stoner’s priority. Taking a break from launching his own brand of marijuana, …

Five new albums to try this week: Alabama Shakes, Jlin and more

From Tyler, the Creator’s latest experimental rap outing to Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired alt-rock, stream five albums out this week. What will you be listening to?<p>Tyler, the Creator – Cherry Bomb (Odd Future)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: Unexpected chillwave production flourishes, discordant piano lines …