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15 Powerful Lao Tzu Quotes That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

10 'Superfoods' to Eat Daily for Optimum Fitness

Ask five nutrition experts to provide a list of their favorite "superfoods," and the results will vary—but they'll also overlap. The reason is each …

Nutrition

Is Secondhand Pot Smoke Worse For The Heart Than Tobacco?

The research has flip-flopped, almost comically, in recent years on the relative safety vs. danger of smoking pot. Every few weeks there seems to be a new study suggesting additional medicinal uses or, on the flip side, additional cognitive, psychological or heart risks of using the drug. Now, a …

How The Brain Develops

<i>Summary: A new study will look at how brain connections mature and develop from childhood to adulthood.</i><p>Source: Harvard.<p><b>Harvard researchers, others</b> …

Neuroscience

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

Russia

The 12 Steps to Happiness That You Create (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know what makes me happy? Learning.<p>I love understanding how the universe works, what makes people do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives me deep satisfaction. That's why I felt quite pleased …

Happiness

Is this BlackBerry’s First Android Phone?

For the past month or so, the general thinking around the rumor mill has been that BlackBerry is working on an Android phone. If you can’t beat’em, join’em, right?<p>Now we’ve got a rough idea of what their first Android handset might look like.<p>Posted by the endlessly resourceful Evan Blass (aka …

Mobile Technology

Soviet space shuttle program ruins | CNN Travel

Space Shuttle

Prison escapee Richard Matt wrote to daughter, vowed to see her, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Richard Matt broke out of prison, he was looking forward to seeing his daughter. "I always promised you I would see you on the outside," he wrote to her in a letter.<p>She received it in the mail three days after he and fellow inmate David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional …

Hillary Clinton Wants To Give Companies A $1,500 Reward For Hiring Apprentices

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton, unveiling the latest plank of her policy platform, on Wednesday will call for a new tax credit to benefit companies that hire people as apprentices.<p>The proposal will be debuted during a campaign swing through South Carolina and, in a bit of political gamesmanship, …

Beijing: Island building in South China Sea 'almost complete'

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China's foreign ministry says it will soon complete controversial land reclamation on some islands and reefs in disputed waters in the South China Sea.<p>However, the ministry also said in a statement released Tuesday that it planned to build facilities on the artificial islands it …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Cannabis

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze Amid Freezing Temperatures in NYC

Firefighters continued to fight an ongoing warehouse fire on Feb. 1, 2015.<br>Seth Wenig—AP<p>1 of 8<p>Around 270 firefighters and emergency medical services …

Fire Fighting

8 Quotes of Painful But Funny Human Insight From Comic Genius Larry David

The 'Seinfeld' co-creator's best quotes from over the years offer a glimpse of his curmudgeonly wisdom.<p>Larry David's painfully honest sense of humor has spawned some of the most hilarious moments in TV history. Though he's famous for writing shows "about nothing," many of the awkward gags he's …

Comedy

Seth Rogen forced to tone down key Kim Jong-un scene in The Interview

<b>Spoiler alert: key plot details follow</b><p>Seth Rogen was forced to tone down a Kim Jong-un death scene for his new comedy The Interview following a personal intervention by the Japanese head of Sony’s parent company, according to hacked emails.<p>Studio boss Amy Pascal relayed a series of requests to …

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 19 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 21 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

Space Exploration

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Christian Bale: I won't be back to work with McG

Christian Bale has admitted he made a mistake signing on to play John Connor in McG’s poorly-received 2009 science-fiction sequel Terminator Salvation.<p>In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the British actor confirmed he had doubts about working with the Charlie’s Angels director prior to …

Iranian air force bombs Isis targets in Iraq, says Pentagon

Iran’s air force has attacked targets of Islamic State (Isis) in eastern Iraq, the Pentagon has said.<p>Tehran has denied carrying out raids and acting in coordination with the US, which is leading a western-Arab coalition to defeat the jihadi group.<p>The Pentagon said air strikes in Iraq’s Diyala …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens plot 'leak' hints at darkest movie yet

Photograph: AP<p>Forum menace … an image from Star Wars: The Force Awakens showing a Sith-like character who the leaker claims is played by Adam Driver. Photo: AP<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Film/Pix/pictures/2014/12/4/1417687816678/Forum-menace---an-image-f-010.jpg<p>460<p>Photograph: AP<p>Forum …

Bill Cosby challenged to meet accusers in court or set aside $100 million

Attorney Gloria Allred challenged comedian Bill Cosby, hounded by allegations of sexual assault, to meet his accusers in court or set aside $100 million to settle their claims.<p>"The public deserves to know if Mr. Cosby is a saint or a sexual predator," Allred said.<p>Because many of the claims of …

Watch This Super Pretty Montage of The Year’s 25 Best Movies

More often than not, montages are used as easy, quick-fix tools used to build drama in a scene that has none. Random objects are combined with other random objects then tied together with either orchestral or piano music to create a hokey magical sense of meaning. Still, I think it’s a <i>bit</i> of an …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …