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Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?” – Page 2

LANZA’S THEORY OF BIOCENTRISM AND THE AFTERLIFE<p><i>Biocentrism is classed as the Theory of Everything and comes from the Greek for ‘life center’.</i><p><i>It is</i> …

Consciousness

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Canada

22 Cities Around the World Best Explored by Bicycle

Bike Lanes

These Are Oprah's Surprisingly Powerful Lessons for College Graduates (No, It's Not What You Think)

Sometimes, says Oprah, something as simple as eating a good breakfast can make all the difference.<p>Eat a good breakfast - because "it really pays off."Make your bed.Pay your bills on time.Don't "cheap out on your shoes."Vote.<p>No, these aren't words from your mom, your aunt, or even your elementary …

Fake News

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Body

1<p>Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health-protecting …

Healthy Eating

Surya Namaskar B Is an Important Part of Ashtanga Yoga

In Ashtanga yoga, the same poses are always done in the same order. Each session starts with Sun Salutations. Five rounds of Surya Namaskar A come …

Yoga

3 Breathing Exercises That Will Calm You the F Down

I don't know about you but I can get stressed out. Modern life isn't exactly a walk in the park. But thankfully you don't need to spend loads of …

Yoga

Celery is an earthy crop with interesting varieties available only to gardeners, says Jack Wallington

My first foray into celery isn’t going well. I sowed seeds of ‘Giant Red’ on March 28, excited to eat a variety I’ve not seen in shops. The seedlings are now sulking on threadlike stems and it’s hard to imagine them surviving the week, let alone making crunchy sticks.<p>Celery, I suspect, isn’t on …

Gardening

12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup

You don’t have to resort to chemical herbicides in order to get rid of invasive weeds. Safer options exist that will work just as effectively. They …

Environmental Health

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

The Cultural Vandalism of Jeffrey Tambor

I interviewed Jeffrey Tambor on Tuesday, briefly, in a room with some of his fellow <i>Arrested Development</i> cast members, not including his co-star …

Comedy

What Are the Best Ways to Make a Household Greener?

It starts with the power of the pocketbook, says Mr. Green<p><b>Hey Mr. Green,</b><p><b>I’m on the board of a small nonprofit. We are trying to decide how best to</b> …

Sustainability

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Tip<p>Plant successive crops of lettuce throughout the growing season. This staggers the harvesting time to allow longer availability of fresh leaves for your salads and sandwiches.<p>Lettuce varieties that lend themselves well to the cut-and-come-again harvest method include<p>'Merlot' loose-leaf lettuce: …

Plants

Making No-Knead Bread Is So Much Easier Than You Think—and You’ll Use It in Meals All Week Long

It's my #1 go-to food for quick lunches and dinners.<p>Whether you consider carbs your nemesis or you love a nice, expensive loaf of bread, most of us …

Baking

DIY Gear-Driven Plywood Panel Lift

An impressive design-build by Frank Howarth<p>Here's a great piece of practical prototyping. Frank Howarth is finishing his ceiling with plywood panels, …

Woodworking

Create Your Own Zen Fountain For An Indoor Garden

According to the Zen philosophy, water is a very important element that should be integrated into all environments. In fact, the water streams …

Landscaping

Mastering the Tricky Arm Balance of Crow Pose Without a Face Plant

Crow is often the first arm balance students tackle. Though it looks like it's all about arm strength, the keys are actually learning where your …

Yoga

Damon Lindelof wrote a candid open letter to Watchmen fans with details on new HBO series

Showrunner Damon Lindelof has posted a five-page open letter to <i>Watchmen</i> fans giving an update of sorts about the eagerly awaited HBO drama series. …

TV

Montreal researchers use willows to decontaminate polluted soil, groundwater

In an east-end Montreal neighbourhood, a polluted piece of former industrial land has become a garden.<p>Willows sway in the breeze, creating a pleasant …

Wastewater

7 Easy, Fancy Meatless Mains — Recipes from The Kitchn

Often, when you think of a fancy dinner, you might first think of meat — things like roast chicken, poached fish, and seared steak. But it's just as …

Cooking

2,300-year-old Chinese philosophy shows why we should all try to be a bit of mess

Recently, I started hanging out with a group of friends who seem intimidatingly on top of things. They respond to their emails—even non-urgent ones—politely and punctually, they freeze leftovers in neatly labeled Tupperware that they never forget about, and they sort their mail into orderly files, …

Taoism

A Zen Master Explains Why It’s Useless To Try To “Silence The Mind”

Have you ever tried to “silence the mind” in order to achieve peace and tranquility?<br>It’s very common advice from mindfulness practitioners to quieten …

Meditation

Do You Know the Meaning of Om?

Om is a very simple sound with a complex meaning. Om is the whole universe coalesced into a single word, representing the union of mind, body, and …

Yoga

How Rush Reflected Their Deeply Held Philosophy of Individualism Through the Lyrics of Their Songs

YouTuber Polyphonic, who creates incredibly informative video essays about music took a look at the endearingly eccentric Canadian prog-rock band …

Ayn Rand

Grilled Jalapeno-Lime Corn on the Cob Recipe | MyRecipes

Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Corn on the Cob<p>Step 1<p>Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Coat corn lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle with …

Grilling

How to Stretch the Hip Flexors and Psoas Muscles

There are several different exercises used to stretch the hip flexors and psoas muscles. These are two of the basic stretches to get you started. …

Yoga

19 Ways to Improve Garden Soil and Boost the Yield Year After Year

Did you know that you don’t have to be content with your garden soil? What you start with is not what you have to stick with, if your soil is …

Gardening

These 10 Thought-Provoking Documentaries on HBO Go Are Actually Worth Your Time

We know it sounds counterintuitive: Sit on your couch and stream these films to gain greater insight into the state of the world. While traveling is …

National Security Advisor

Israel-Palestinian conflict: Life in the Gaza Strip

<b>Home to 1.9 million people, Gaza is 41km (25 miles) long and 10km wide, an enclave bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Israel and Egypt.</b><p>Originally occupied by Egypt, which retains control of Gaza's southern border, the territory was captured by Israel during the 1967 Middle East war. Israel withdrew …

Israel