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The psychological benefits of gratitude closely mirror those of meditation

Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.”<p>“Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief. “It kind of seems like they are missing the point.”<p>I still am not entirely sure how we were …

Mindfulness

8 Steps to Manifest the Life of Your Dreams -- 11:11

Have you ever found yourself looking at the clock at exactly 11:11 over and over again? This is a common occurrence with people -- especially those on a path of spiritual awakening.<p>So what does this mean?<p>According to Doreen Virtue, in Angel Numbers, 11 is the number of manifestation so when you see …

Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in a startup that claims it can 'grow' real diamonds in weeks — here's the science behind it

Or do they?<p>The Santa Clara-based startup Diamond Foundry claims it can grow diamonds in a lab that are as high-quality as natural gems, minus the exploitation of the mining industry.<p>Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, along with 10 billionaires, have already invested in the company, which says it can make …

We're inching toward being able to print a whole human — here's proof

Advancements in 3-D printing - a machine that can layer materials to create three-dimensional objects - have skyrocketed in recent years. But while many associate the technology with pointless, plastic trinkets, researchers and scientists have been hard at work tinkering with the technology to …

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The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Coding bootcamps are making computer science degrees obsolete

Coding bootcamps have been so successful that observers have wondered whether these programs are beginning to replace traditional college computer science degrees. For example, Aaron Skonnard, the CEO of Pluralsight, argues in Edtech's Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree that college degrees …

Why computer programmers need to stop calling themselves engineers already

"I'm not a programmer," he begins, explaining some of the frustrations of his former workplace, before correcting himself, "—oh, engineer, in tech-bro speak. Though to me, engineers are people who build bridges and follow pretty rigid processes for a reason."<p>His indictment touches a nerve. In the …

Spark Planner Will Help You Achieve Your Dreams

If you’re anything like us, then you do your fair share of procrastinating. While a bit of procrastination is perfectly natural, if you’re the type …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Meditation

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12 best news and reading apps

Whether you're at home or on the go, it's always handy to have something to read.<p>Smartphones are fast becoming our go-to way to consume all types of media, but sometimes it's hard to know which apps are worth our time.<p>From e-books to Reddit to breaking news, these are the best apps to help you stay …

Using Color When Designing Apps Or Websites

One thing that is absolutely essential the the overall success of your website is being able to select the right color scheme.When it comes to other …

Logo Creation Kit from Zeppelin Graphics

The logo creation kit from Zeppelin Graphics, an extensive set of graphic elements and templates for professional needs.<p>After much planning and …