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Deepak Chopra shares 4 ways to be mindful like the most successful people on earth

"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now."<p>To combat this, people can practice mindfulness, or the art of being present. …

Meditation

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

How connected is your city? Urban transport trends around the world

Cities in numbers: The densest cities can be the most efficient, lively and sustainable – but only if they boast effective management and design to minimise overcrowding and pollution<p>Cities exist to provide access to people, goods, services and information: the better and more efficient this …

Smart Cities

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

Creativity

Olivia Munn slimed by the “Jessica Jinx” effect: We’d rather blame the girlfriend for a football losing streak than the players on the field

Let’s examine the dumb theory that Munn is to blame for “ruining” boyfriend Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers season<p>After winning their first six games, the Green Bay Packers are on a three-game losing streak. Your opinion on why that may be likely differs: If you’re a reasonable person, you may …

Olivia Munn

A Step-By-Step Guide To Achieving Mindfulness

Mindfulness is all about an appreciation for the present moment, examining who we are, and cultivating a sense of unity with ourselves and the world …

Mindfulness

PBR Is Finally Moving Back to Its Iconic Milwaukee Brewery

The ultimate throwback beer is getting back to its roots.<p>PBR is going home.<p>Next summer, Pabst Brewing Co. will make the move back to the historic brewery in downtown Milwaukee, where its red, white, and blue brand was born. The original location was shut down more than 20 years ago, after which the …

The 1979 Lincoln Continental Perfectly Recreated in Cardboard

It probably handles better than the real thing.<p>Michigan-based artist Shannon Goff created a life-sized model of her grandfather's 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V for a new exhibition called "Miles to Empty." The detailed recreation includes everything from the classic Lincoln hood ornament to the …

The Delightfully Uncensored and Surprisingly Literary World of Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker has never fit in. “Skulking through life as a loser was oddly shaming… and has continued to trail me through realities that flat …

Gwyneth Paltrow

LCD Soundsystem and the Mythical Death of Indie

Get ready for nostalgia whether or not the reunion rumors are true.<p>In 2011, LCD Soundsystem took the notion of quitting while you’re ahead to a joyful, lucrative extreme. A mere 10 years into an influential career that was still on an upward trajectory, on the occasion of no scandal or tragedy or …

LCD Soundsystem

Developing an Inquisitive Mind

Many successful careers are forged on good relationships and curiosity opens us to learning as well as building human connections. Curiosity is the …

Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking

Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills

Never has there been a time in history requiring that an individual be equipped with critical thinking skills more than now. The biggest problem that …

Laurie Anderson in conversation with Brian Eno

BFI Southbank, London, October 15, 2015<p>To London’s glamorous South Bank, then, for a lunchtime treat: <b>Laurie Anderson</b> in conversation with <b>Brian Eno</b>, …

Articles about discover midcentury modern masterpieces brazil mexico and venezuela on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new exhibition celebrates four decades of Latin American design innovation.<p>A São Paulo aerie showcases a collection of Brazilian modern classics—with a priceless vista to match.<p>This striking and dramatic home hails from the portfolio of Brazilian design firm Ouriço Arquitetura e Design.<p>These …

Mid-Century modern

Midcentury Modern in Buckhead has Beastie Boys Connection

2979 Ridge Valley Road, Mike D<p>If our unyielding Internet research is correct, this swinging midcentury-modern pad in Buckhead is the part-time residence of none other than Michael <b>"Mike D"</b> Diamond of the Beastie Boys and his director wife. We featured this four-bedroom, <b>1964</b> remodel back in 2013, …

Mid-Century modern

No Wave – a raw never-seen-before look at the underground music scene of 1976-1980 by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth

Featuring an array of grungy black and white photographs as well as insightful interviews, No Wave by Thurston Moore and Byron Coley (with an …

Indie Music

The Many Lives and Love Affairs of Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker has long been known as a different kind of Hollywood creature. On the occasion of her new memoir, Jessica Pressler observes the untamed, unfiltered actress in her natural habitat.<p>So there's this bird up at Mary-Louise Parker's farmhouse in upstate New York. "And it keeps flying …

Kim Gordon addresses her controversial Lana Del Rey comments

If this year has been the year of explosive memoirs, Kim Gordon’s <i>Girl in a Band</i> was the one that burned the brightest (apart from Grace Jones’, obviously ­– we’re still not quite over those cocaine tips). Anyway, the Godmother of Grunge didn’t pull any punches in her autobiography, from calling …