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7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

Researchers have found one big reason sleeping is so important to your brain

That's because when you lose out on sleep, you're not giving your brain the opportunity to clean up after a long day of work.<p>Researchers found that while you sleep, the brain flushes out dangerous proteins that it makes during the day.<p>Jeff Iliff, a neuroscientist at Oregon Health & Science …

TED Talks

What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

Software developers need to focus on traits, not skills

Java, Python, Ruby, C#, C++ and PHP. These are a few of the top languages in demand for software developers, but more important than competency in a specific scripting language is having the skills to succeed in DevOps and Agile.<p>It’s not uncommon for a talented developer to cross-train a new …

Meet the computer scientist who just got $625K for his work that helps track down human traffickers

He's building powerful data-processing programs that are open for anyone to use for anything — from tracking down human traffickers to analyzing genes.<p>He's also just been dubbed one of 24 MacArthur Foundation 2015 'genius grant' award winners, announced on September 29. The award comes with …

How Long Could You Survive In A Coffin If You Were Buried Alive?

It depends on how big your coffin is.<p>A normal, healthy person might have 10 minutes to an hour, or six hours to 36 hours--depending on whom you ask--before settling into a premature grave. Scientists disagree, but one thing’s for sure: it wouldn’t be long.<p>It all comes down to the amount of air …