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The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

Find Your Spirit Animal in These Candy-Colored GIFs

TJ Fuller's trippy GIF art is a zoo of psychedelic creatures.<p>A tripped-out animal kingdom of candy-colored goodness awaits you in the GIFs of animator, filmmaker, and iPad Games for Cats designer, TJ Fuller. Dead-eyed dogs fly on tri-colored wings, turquoise penguins slide down an endless …

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

Teaching

Why Did Everyone Stop Taking Real Lunch Breaks?

Coming to terms with the harsh reality of lunch-al-desko.<p>Depending on the day's temporary lunch invasion, I either slide my keyboard a few inches forward or a few to the right—far enough to make room for food, but close enough to still answer emails. On sushi days, I slip a brown napkin under the …

Palcohol -- powdered alcohol -- is now legal in the U.S.

Palcohol, a new powdered alcohol product that allows consumers to mix alcohol powder with liquid to create a cocktail, has been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Lipsmark, the company that makes Palcohol, recently announced the news on its website.<p>"Imagine a regular …

Alcohol

Meet the giant 'lobster' that roamed Earth's primeval oceans

An international team of archaeologists <a style="background-color: transparent;" …

Lobster

Disney is considering re-creating its theme parks for virtual reality

I love Space Mountain, but I’m a thousand miles from the nearest Disney theme park. Soon, that distance might not pose a problem.<p>Disney is considering showcasing its theme parks in head-mounted virtual reality displays like the Oculus Rift. That’s according to the company’s Imagineering creative …

Virtual Reality

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Best note apps for iPad

Whether typed notes or handwritten notes are your thing, these are the best note taking apps for iPad!The iPad is a great productivity tool and that …