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6 Reasons to Read Meditation within Eternity<p>1. Easiest Way to Meditate<br>This meditation was specially designed to give you maximum results with minimum …

Can Civilization Continue? An Earth System Scientist Explains

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>…

The 10 Smartest (and the Dumbest) Presidents in America’s History

It is not unreasonable to expect the “Leader of the Free World” to be a pretty smart cookie. After all, as Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, …

Warren Buffett’s Letter Lays Out Exactly How ‘Unsophisticated’ Investors Beat Huge Banks. It’s Worth Reading Every Word.

There’s a key passage in the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway letter to shareholders that helps explain the mindset of Warren Buffett, a man who has made staggering amounts of money over his investing lifetime.<p>Buffett’s points in the Saturday letter: volatility is not the same as risk, you should fear …

The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory

Remarkable new archaeological discoveries are likely to completely rewrite a key part of British prehistory.<p>Scientific tests suggest that a major …

Does The US Government Have Fleets Of UFOs? - The Solar Warden Project

There are, and have been for some time, claims by UFO disclosure supporters that there is in existence a fleet or fleets of human spaceships charged …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Light on Distant Planet

Ceres, a dwarf planet in the same category as Pluto and the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is shining two bright …

16 optical illusions more fun than that damn dress

Well, if we've learned anything from the Internet today, it's that your eyes can play tricks on you.<p>A photo of one dress revealing what we suspect is …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

I was a right-wing sidekick: What I discovered working for the anti-woman right

As GOP leaders woo the far right at CPAC this week, I recall my past as a young Jerry Falwell. Here’s what I saw<p>Frank Schaeffer<p>February 27, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>As I watch the GOP presidential candidates duke it out to be "the most conservative" at CPAC this week, I'm reminded of my own long-ago past. …

The New UFO Hunters - Alien UFO Sightings

According to the British UFO Research Association, Britain’s oldest UFO group, the first evidence of the existence of UFOs as we know them came at …

A ‘breakthrough’ in rechargeable batteries for electronic devices and electric vehicles | Kurzweil

A micrograph that shows the porous structure of the nanoboxes used in the new battery cathode material (credit: Institute of Bioengineering and …

Why I quit my own business to work for someone else

Two years ago I quit my own business to work for someone else, and it was the best decision I've ever made.<p>I was 26 years old when I "retired" from a terrible desk job at a local bank and set out to become self-employed. As with most modern entrepreneurs, I had read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> and was …

Real Estate

10 Ancient Critics Of Christianity

Like any religion, Christianity has plenty of critics, people pointing out the errors or contradictions within the Bible or the hypocrisy of its …

Senator throws snowball on chamber floor to protest climate change theory

A senator on the Environment and Public Works Committee tossed a snowball on the Senate floor Thursday to demonstrate his objection to the theory of climate change.<p>Reaching into a bag, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., pulled out a large snowball and raised it for those in the gallery to see.<p>"Do you know …

Meet the fast-charging, affordable ‘future’ car that Elon Musk hates

By Drew Harwell<p>Drew Harwell<p>National technology reporter covering artificial intelligence and big data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Toyota this week officially rolled out what it's betting will mark "a turning point" in automotive history — a sleek, affordable, eco-friendly "future" car that can drive for 300 …

Electric Vehicles

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Listening to advice from these four experts will be the best time you spend this week.<p>Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up …

New Analysis of the Antikythera Mechanism, An Ancient Greek Analog Computer, Brings More Mystery Into Light

The Antikythera mechanism, recovered in 1901 from a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, is an ancient analog computer that is believed to …

Five Reasons Why Men Should Start Practicing Mindfulness

From my experience the gender that is overwhelmingly attracted to mindfulness is women, men aren’t quite as attracted to it. Why is this? In the …

Mindfulness

Earth's other 'moon' could reveal mysteries of the solar system

We all know and love the moon. We're so assured that we only have one that we don't even give it a specific name. It is the second-brightest object …

Astronomy

Why the right hates American history

<b>(White House Historical Association)</b><p>Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Thom Hartmann<p>February 26, 2015 7:25pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Earth's Worst Mass Extinction Preserved Ancient Footprints

Earth's worst mass extinction may have created ideal conditions for preserving the ancient footprints of giant reptiles on the muddy ocean floor, …

American exceptionalism is a sick joke

Endless incarceration. Extrajudicial killing. Pervasive surveillance. America is anything but a model democracy<p>Alfred W. McCoy<p>February 25, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>"The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,” said conservative thinker Carl Schmitt in …

Berkshires museum says alien encounter is true

SHEFFIELD — This is how the story goes: It’s 1966, and 6-year-old Thomas Reed is in his bedroom on his family’s horse farm in the Berkshires when the …

Paranormal

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

“American Sniper’s” twisted empathy: Chris Kyle, our police forces, and the kill ratio America gets wrong

<b>A still from "American Sniper" (Warner Bros. Entertainment)</b><p>Our military and our police view “enemies” the same way. That’s dangerous news both at home and in war zones<p>Jay Baron Nicorvo<p>February 21, 2015 3:45pm (UTC)<p>My neighbor is recovering from cancer, and last month his wife, a retired nurse who …