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Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes

This is one of the fastest fat-burning routines we’ve ever seen<p>Over the years, <i>Men’s Health</i> has sifted through dozens of studies about how many calories you’ll burn with various workouts. But the routine detailed in new research from North Dakota State University is one of the most efficient calorie …

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive

Being assertive and knowing what you want is not the same as being hostile or belligerent. You just have to know what to say with confidence.<p>Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you're passive about …

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5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

Two Kinds of Enlightenment Affect the Brain, Says Dr. Andrew Newberg, And Anyone Can Experience Them

When we start to think about enlightenment we try to divide it into two basic ideas about enlightenment. And one is what I usually refer to as the …

Spirituality

10 best CrossFit workouts for weight loss

A level-with-you fact: If you do CrossFit, you will almost certainly drop fat. “High-intensity interval training, common to CrossFit, is very …

Workouts

Social Psychology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Psychology is the scientific study of how people act, think, and feel. <b>Social psychology</b> studies how people act, think, and feel in the context of …

Psychology

20 Quotes That Can Change Your Thinking And Perception

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

DIY - How to Build a Pergola - Quiet Corner

Here’s a structure that won’t provide shelter from wind or rain, and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun. So, why build it? …

How to Build an Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

<i>How to build an indoor rock climbing wall for a playroom.</i><p>Our kids love to climb. Both children learned to climb up furniture before they learned to …

UFO Boat Concept

Italian company Jet Capsule, specialized in the conception of aquatic vehicles, has recently revealed its latest concept of floating boat : the <i>UFO</i>. …

25 superb hacks to make your home more stylish

Without a doubt, all of us want to make our home look like a magazine cover. Sometimes, we strive so desperately to change it that it seems like …

Interior Design

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Confucius

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Judging People

<i>When we are judging everyone and everything, we are learning nothing.</i>One of the most incredible changes I’ve made in my life, which has undoubtedly …

Self-help

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People

What's different about people who have emotional intelligence and those who don't?<p>There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ …

New research suggest that free will might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself

In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our bodies in purposeful ways.<p>But what does science have to say about the true source of this experience?<p>In a classic paper published almost 20 years ago, the psychologists Dan Wegner and Thalia Wheatley made a revolutionary …

Consciousness

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

The best camping stoves for outdoor cooking

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

I Went on a Silent Meditation Retreat—And Here’s What Happened

It’s difficult to talk about what happens on a silent meditation retreat because, really, so little actually happens. You sit, you walk, you eat meals and attend to a few chores. It’s what you don’t do that matters. I’ll do my best to explain.<p>Last winter, I convinced my editor to send me to …

Meditation

Tip: Boost Strength Instantly With 2 Exercises

Take the brakes off your nervous system and you'll automatically be able to lift more. Here's how to do it.<p>The nervous system is akin to a parking …

Workouts

The lazy way to quit bad habits

But … it's hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And you're not crazy…<p>Research from Duke University shows 40% of what you do every day isn't a decision — it's a habit.<p>From Charles Duhigg's excellent book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business:<p>One paper …

Duke University

John Muir Quotes That Will Make You Want To Get Outside And Go Hiking

John Muir Practically Invented Hiking<p>John Muir spent much of his life advocating for wilderness and writing about his outdoor adventures. We have his …

Dutch designer turns solid wood into a curiously bouncy seat

Carolien Laro has designed what may well be the first wooden stool to flex and bend under a person's weight. Experiments with traditional wood sawing …

There's No Way Out of Experiencing Pain

Image: retrostar via Dollar Photo Club<p>When people come to me for help, really what they want is a way out of pain. The pain of being heavier than they think they should be; the pain of being obsessed with food; the pain of 'fighting' urges; the pain of trying to change the shape of their bodies and …

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …