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9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

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Scientists baffled by lion with teeth growing out of its forehead

Biologists said they had never seen anything like it when a mountain lion killed in the US state of Idaho was found with a set of fully formed teeth growing out of its forehead<p>A dead mountain lion has baffled biologists with its deformity.<p>When the big cat was legally shot in the US State of Idaho …

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

20 Small Things People Who Enjoy Being Alone Do That Bring Great Joy

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

2 Things You Need to Know to Become Smarter Right Away

Your brain can give the impression that it can multitask, but it cannot. It can only switch between tasks quickly.<p><i>How can I increase my level of intelligence? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

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What’s the matter with Belgium?

After the terrible attacks two weeks ago in Paris, the media spotlight switched to a newly discovered source of <i>jihadi</i> radicalism: Belgium. Who knew? Known mainly for its Eurocrats, chocolate and <i>moules frites</i>, little Belgium is also the <i>jihadi</i> capital of Europe. It has contributed more foreign …

The man who made America: Reason, religion and the brilliant mind of John Locke

<b>John Locke (Wikimedia)</b><p>There will be no lack of odes to colonial America today. Let’s also remember the man whose ideas made it possible<p>George Makari<p>November 26, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind”<p>After his triumphant return to London, John Locke’s theory …

A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

Mental As: 'Flow' vital for happy, fulfilled life

Spending time immersed in effortless concentration and enjoyment, or "flow", is vital for a happy and fulfilled life. But how do you make this happen?<p>…

Happiness

14 Commandments for a Happy Soul and Life

BY Elyse Santilli September 11, 2015<p><b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your …

4 Mind Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Focus

The game of tennis is a mental gauntlet, and performance psychologists have made a science out of converting anger into positive mental focus. In …

Overriding top court’s assisted-death ruling like ‘nuclear bomb’: MacKay

Personal circumstances colour individual views on whether people should have a legal right to a doctor-assisted death, and that deeply emotional dilemma could swing voter loyalty during the next election, says the federal justice minister.<p>In the few days since a landmark Supreme Court of Canada …

10 Ways to Swirl Your Brain

An Idle Mind Is the Devil's Workshop.<p>This proverb is from the "Handbook of Proverbs" by the famous British Publisher Henry George Bohn. I have experienced the effect of an idle mind first hand, and it is downright scary. During my pregnancy, I was advised bed rest due to certain health issues and a …

The Best New Camping Gear for the Casual Explorer

Once the fire dies down and all the tales have been told, retire to a spacious escape that can accommodate four to six adults. The chic canvas abode …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

22 New Ways to Crush Your Core

Chisel your abs with these genius exercises<p>If you spend enough time learning about fitness, you’ll come to a clear conclusion: There’s always more to learn. There’s always a better workout. There’s always another exercise variation.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …