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Wild Meditation

Meditate for years.<p>Be as spiritual as<p>your fondest idea<p>of your perfect self.<p>My dear friend<p>your back will never be straight enough.<p>Your mind never as still<p>for as long as you want.<p>If you meditate to get somewhere it is torture.<p>If you are trying to control yourself<p>you are pissing on the truth.<p>It has …

Help Search for Flight MH370 on Satellite Images

Satellite firm DigitalGlobe is putting its Tomnod crowdsourcing platform to work in an effort to track down the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Volunteers are assigned a collection of satellite images to pore through and pin any possible clues or wreckage.<p>MH370 went missing late last …

5 Backhanded Compliments That Might Come In Handy

Its happened to all of us.<p>Someone has been either insulting or flat out rude to you and you've been so stunned that you forgot to reply with some …

WARNING: Following your dreams can get lonely! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If someone told you that they were ‘following their dreams’ what would you say to them? Would you mock and laugh or would you encourage and support …

Motivation

15 Unusual Animal Friendships That Will Melt Your Heart

There are some people out there that still believe that animals are just dumb beasts, but the unlikely animal friendships we’ve gathered here will …

18 Powerful Moments of Peace During Protests

These images of people stopping to make a peaceful gesture or to help someone in need remind us that, even in the midst of violence and political …

19 Magical Photos of Animals In Winter

We’ve written about how the world around us changes during the winter, but that’s not the only thing that changes; throughout the animal kingdom, …

Birds

How The 0.01 Percent Underwrites, And Undermines, Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just four days after being named Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate in August 2012, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) made a pilgrimage to Las Vegas to meet the man who had, overnight, become his biggest benefactor: casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.<p>Throughout the 2012 campaign, the …

Why Letting Kids Serve Themselves May Be Worth The Mess

When it comes to feeding little kids, adults know best. But some nutritionists now argue that children could also benefit from a bit of autonomy at mealtimes.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that parents let kids as young as 2 years old serve themselves at home. And in 2011, the …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

New Discoveries Bring New Hope for the Possibility of Alien Life

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists who are always on the lookout for some small sign that we are not alone in the universe …

2 arrested in connection with Target hack

Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into<p>Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.<p>The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen Vaquera Garcia may indicate that stolen information …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2013

As the year comes to a close, we’d like to thank all our amazing panda fans and take a look at what made 2013 such an amazing year!<p>We’ve grown from …

7 Ways You’re Brushing Your Hair Wrong

PLUS: How to tweak your technique for healthier hair<p><i>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover</i><p>Whenever we’re faced with a hair problem—whether it be static, grease, limpness—we tend to switch our shampoos, styling products, even the way we blow dry or straighten our hair. But the real trick may be …

More Proof That the “Thigh-Gap Trend” Is Ridiculous

Stop what you’re doing and watch this hilarious video<p>Are you as annoyed as we are by the recent obsession with “thigh gaps,” or having space between your legs like runway models? Then get ready to laugh at this hilarious parody video by vlogger Taylor Adele Smith.<p><b>MORE:</b> “What I Love About My …

Tech giants get Obama's ear on NSA

Tech leaders took full advantage of their White House invitation Tuesday, sidestepping a conversation on HealthCare.gov and federal acquisition for one on NSA and surveillance reform.<p>The White House billed the president’s conversation with industry executives as a discussion largely focused on the …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

34 Animals With Their Adorable Mini-Me Counterparts

Everybody loves cute baby animals, but they become all the cuter when they’re paired with the adult versions of themselves. Inspired by SteveV91’s …

Cute Animals

23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

What could a year of simplicity mean for YOUR life? | Stonesoup

Looking back the Summer holidays around Christmas 2008 were a huge turning point in my life.<p>I’d been blogging as a hobby for a few years and loving …

Income Inequality Is The 'Challenge Of Our Time,' Obama Says

President Obama tried Wednesday to turn the conversation back to the economy, calling the growing income gap the "defining challenge of our time."<p>"Some of you may have seen just last week the pope himself spoke about this at eloquent length," Obama said. "How can it be, he wrote, that it's not a …

Why 'The Last Of Us' Could Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

I’m so indecisive. 2013 may not have been the very best year for video games, but it sure had some standout performances.<p>Among these is Naughty Dog’s PS3 exclusive <i>The Last of Us</i>. The game is a dark, post-apocalyptic vision of the future. A mysterious spore has infected millions, turning them into …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Death Is Not Destroy

I have always been acutely aware of the passing of time. Every morning when I wake up the first thought that creeps into my mind is how old I am. How many years do I still have ahead of me? As the first noble truth in Buddhism, death is intimately part of life. It is also unavoidable.<p>I lost in …

Musician’s Scathing Letter Offers One Way to Respond to Requests for Free Work

A strongly worded letter has gotten a surprising amount of attention in photograpy circles recently.<p>It was written by UK musician Whitey (aka. NJ …

7 Common Beginner Yoga Fails (And How to Avoid Them)

Plus, how to look like a seasoned yogi<p>I’ve been practicing yoga for years, but even I know that yoga can be especially daunting for the uninitiated. Being new in a yoga class is like entering a new dimension—to boldly go where no non-yogi has ever gone before. But here’s where you’re in luck: I’ve …

10 amazing role-playing games from this past console generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>As another era in gaming winds down, I thought it might be fun to take a look at 10 amazing role-playing games (and five honorable mentions) that graced the …

Cat Encounters The Tardis

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