Steven Purvis

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Spirituality of Tai Chi

Tai Chi has always been considered as a spiritual practice. It has been one of the longest spiritual practice as well as martial arts for people. It …

'3 Holes and a Smoking Gun': Film Review

A supposedly brilliant unproduced screenplay becomes an object of obsession in this twisty thriller<p>The plot of the neo-noir thriller <i>3 Holes and a</i> …

Ted Cruz’s religious horror: Why he’s really running for High Priest of America

Read Cruz’s words and watch his stagecraft — and you see this is the deeply fundamentalist vision he’s propagating<p>In many ways, America deserves Ted Cruz. After all, it's been nearly eight years since voters (and the Supreme Court) elected a cocksure, right-wing adopted Texan, long on discredited …

People are hardwired to fall out of love and move onto new romantic relationships research review article suggests

A Saint Louis University research review article suggests people are hardwired to fall out of love and move onto new romantic relationships.<p>"Our …

How Our Brains Get Over Bad Breakups

Great news for the lovelorn: Our neurons are hardwired to help us move on from romantic rejection.<p>Ever worried about the toll your disastrous love …

Bethenny Frankel reportedly hires personality 'coaches' to become nicer

Trying to make herself more likable for her return to “The Real Housewives of New York City,” Bethenny Frankel has hired personality coaches to help her “tone down.”<p>The reality star returns for the next season of “Housewives” after leaving in 2010 to star in “Bethenny Ever After,” a spinoff …

BMW recalls a bunch of motorcycles with rear wheel troubles

BMW has recalled almost 49,000 motorcycles due to a potential problem with the rear wheel, which could loosen and cause the rider to wreck. This is …

Murder-suicide by plane: What drove Lubitz to do it?

There was no equivocation from French prosecutor Brice Robin: “It was a voluntary action to destroy the aircraft,” he said about Andreas Lubitz, the 27-year-old co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings airliner into the side of a mountain Tuesday.<p>Absent a suicide note, however, no one can say why Lubitz …

Why The Internet Of Things Will Change Everything

I’ve written about the Internet of Things in several past articles. One explained everything you need to know about IoT along with an infographic and the other provided a simple explanation of IoT. Today I wanted to explore IoT even further in the latest episode of the #futurein5. We’re all …

Leeds Young Film, Liverpool Small Cinema: this week’s new film events

Robert Slodmak | Jauja & Viggo Mortensen Q&A | Leeds Young Film Festival | Liverpool Small Cinema<p>Germany’s loss was Hollywood’s gain in the 1920s and 30s, when masters like Murnau, Lang and Lubitsch fled across the Atlantic. But the underpraised Siodmak shaped American cinema as much as any of …

We’re educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

Backlash against overtesting, “accountability” and Common Core is right on. Here’s how we empower teachers and kids<p><b>Failing grades for the accountability movement</b><p>I’ve been delighted to watch a popular backlash building against an educational “accountability” movement that has robbed students of …

6 Common Sex Injuries—And How to Deal

<b>The fix:</b> The reason tearing happens is that you're too dry down there, meaning the fix is pretty simple: Be sure you're lubricated enough before he enters you. "This can mean going slower during sex, or simply using lubricant," says Debby Herbenick, Ph.D., research scientist at Indiana University …

Crashed Germanwings 9525 operated by Lufthansa's budget airline

The Airbus A320 that crashed in France on Tuesday with 150 peopleon board was operated by Germanwings, the budget carrier of Lufthansa.<p>Germanwings was founded in 2002 as a low-cost airline to meet the challenge of domestic rivals such as Air Berlin, and Ryanair (RYAAY) and EasyJet (ESYJY) on …