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5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

20 Low Carb Recipes

Carbs' rep is always changing. Either they're the most adaptive macronutrient or scientists can't seem to get it right.<p>The truth is carbohydrates are …

Psychedelics vs Meditation, Which Is More Transformational?

<b>Psychedelics</b><p>Psychedelics allow people to be mindful by over-exposing themselves to all the aspects of themselves that hold them back. There are …

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Recipes

Was Einstein Wrong?

Last week's announcement of the direct detection of gravitational waves proved, once again, the enduring power of Albert Einstein's scientific vision. Once again, Einstein was right in that this theory accurately predicted the behavior of the world.<p>But with last week's triumph, a deep and …

Physics

In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness

Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador's largest women's hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika.<p>After her country took the extraordinary step of advising women to avoid pregnancies for two years …

General

“It seems to me that the people with the most important message, those who have the most useful advice, are not necessarily the ones who have the …

The Buddha Part II: What He Got Right and What He Got Wrong

There are many elements of Gautama's philosophy that are compelling and useful, but some of his main ideas are antiquated and riddled with irreconcilable contradictions (such as soulless rebirth and blissful equanimity). It's worthwhile separating what he got right from what he got wrong.<p><b>What did</b> …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Ex-Husband Used Religion As An Excuse to Abuse Me

My first memories of church are of acceptance. My parents are Christians, the love-for-everyone, turn-the-other-cheek kind. They taught me to never judge anyone for believing differently, and to be kind as much as I could.<p>The Methodist church we attended had a lady pastor, so pretty progressive for …

Listen In On This Couple's Raw Conversation About Sexuality And Love

"I choose you and I would never do anything to f*** that up."<p>Meet Lynette and Corey. They've have been dating on and off for four years and are engaged to be married.<p>In a new video from The Skin Deep documentary, the two lovebirds ask each other the questions they've always wanted answered. The …

Synchronicity as a Divine Experience

<b>Synchronicity</b><i> is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner (to the</i> …

Offerings: Deep wisdom from Buddhist master Thrangu Rinpoche

I’m drawn to the philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism, which inspired my new book <i>Back Over the Mountains: A Journey to the Buddha Within.</i> For the past …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Watch Jimmy Fallon's Hilarious Empire Parody With Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, and Donald Trump

*There are *too* many things to love about Fallon's hysterical take on *Empire*, starting with Steve Higgins as Cookie's male alter ego Higgie. He rocked that leopard coat like it was nobody's business, until, of course, the real Cookie showed up and delivered an epic, fierce one-liner as only …

The chocolate and espresso cookie recipe to fulfill all your cookie desires

<i>Flavorful</i> by Tish Boyle is an exercise in decadence. Boyle identifies the nine flavors most prominent in the dessert world, and puts them through …

Neurosis isn’t a disorder—and it may be a prerequisite for greatness

It was the Scottish physician William Cullen who coined the term “neurosis” in 1769, but Sigmund Freud who popularized it as a way to describe a number of nerve disorders—distinct from the full mental break of psychosis, but debilitating nevertheless (including hysteria, phobias, depression, and …

Psychology

When you or your partner are most likely to cheat

<b>(IVY PHOTOS via Shutterstock)</b><p>New psychological research suggests that as our relationships unravel, we tend to grow more deceitful<p>Daniel Yudkin<p>September 16, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Life, for better or worse, is full of endings. We finish school, …

The Kardashian Sisters Have Launched Their Apps and Web Sites

After much teasing and anticipation, <b>Kim Kardashian</b> and her sisters have launched their apps and websites today. (They have all descended upon New York, in the midst of Fashion Week, seemingly to make some sort of formal announcement about the launch, per a caption on <b>Kris Jenner’s</b> Instagram …

Prepare for the Two Hottest Years on Record, Report Says

This year and next will likely be the hottest on record, new research suggests, the latest sign that a so-called hiatus in global warming has …

Climate Change

The nudge theory and beyond: how people can play with your mind

The first instalment of our new psychology column looks at how mental manipulation can be backed by good intentions – but when used with stealth, it is deceitful and wrong<p>A couple of decades ago, a class of psychology undergraduates played a mean trick on their lecturer. The students on the right …

Psychology

Watch a Disney artist draw The Little Mermaid in a mind-blowing, new way

Your favorite Disney characters now look even more amazing, thanks to virtual reality.<p>In a video from Future of Storytelling, legendary former Disney …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Species of Human Ancestor

Introducing the Homo naledi.<p>Researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand, the National Geographic Society, and South Africa's Department of Science and Technology and National Research Foundation, have uncovered the largest single hominid fossil on the continent of Africa. The results, …

Men Are Different

I was visiting friends with two young children when Ruthie, their 7 year old daughter, asked if I wanted a tour of their home. Honored, I followed her lead. Soon she brought me to her brother's (who was 4) room, "...this is Jack's room, don't be scared, there are a lot of swords and other weapons", …

Guessing the twist won’t save you from the horrors of Goodnight Mommy

Squirming just below the surface of <i>Goodnight Mommy</i>, a nerve-shredding new thriller from far-flung Austria, is an almost comically predictable plot …

September 2015

For a fantasy fable, there’s little fantasy and no fable in Salman Rushdie’s latest

Genre fiction has always been poking around the mainstream, but now more than ever it’s enjoying unprecedented success. Sci-fi and historical …