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What Would Buddha Do About the Terrorist Attack in Paris?

In the coming days, we will be deluged with views on what we should do about this assault on innocent citizens. We will hear political views, military views, media views, and intense public opinion. But in our anguish, grief, and confusion, let us consider a spiritual view as well.<p>We need wisdom in …

Why We Fall In Love With People Who Are Wrong For Us

The next time you ask yourself why you keep dating the wrong kind of person, blame science. Seriously, there is a scientific explanation behind why …

Ben Carson slams 'infantile' college protests

Ben Carson decried the ongoing situations at his alma mater, Yale University, and at the University of Missouri, where days of protests and a hunger strike backed by the football team culminated in the resignations of the system president and campus chancellor earlier this week. The problem, the …

Scientists Reviewing Data From Spacecraft Make Find ‘Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen Before’ on Saturn’s Moon

Scientists reviewing infrared data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered a “monstrous” ice cloud on Saturn’s largest moon, the space agency announced Wednesday.<p>“When we looked at the infrared data, this ice cloud stood out like nothing we’ve ever seen before,” Carrie Anderson of NASA’s Goddard …

From JRR Tolkien to Neil Gaiman to Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games, when things are bleak and disaster strikes, children’s literature has the answer<p>We’ve all been there. Whether you’ve forgotten your wallet, didn’t revise for an exam or are going through a break up, that sinking feeling in your …

Books

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter | Inc.com

About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, independent of acquired knowledge.<p>A spate of apps, books, and classes resulted, all claiming to make people …

The Brain

The Difference Between Empathy and Compassion Is Everything

Compassion and mindfulness are two wings of the same bird, and we need both in order to live in a wise way. "Mindfulness" is the word du jour, with …

Oh, It's College.

Dear "Oh, It's College",<p>It all starts like this, "College, freaking college dude"... No dude, it's life, but I'm going to break down this bizarre world called "college" for one second. This exciting new period for many people is consumed with partying, drinking, sex and the famous "It's college" …