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This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Science Finds Even More Evidence That Anxiety Isn't Just 'All In Your Head'

Thank your genetics.<p>One of the largest misconceptions about anxiety is that the disorder is something people "bring upon themselves," a concept that is as malignant as it is incorrect. Adding to the evidence against this isolating stereotype, a new study from the University of Wisconsin, Madison …

Hard-liners largely silent as Iranians cheer nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Back in 2013, when Iran's nuclear negotiating team reached an interim deal that paved the way for this week's agreement, …

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Around 11 p.m. one night, you realize there’s a key step your team needs to take on a current project. So, you dash off an email to the team members while you’re thinking about it.<p>No time like the present, right?<p>Wrong. As a productivity trainer specializing in attention management, I’ve seen over …

The Math That Connects Pluto to DNA — NOVA Next | PBS

On August 25th 2012, the spacecraft <i>Voyager 1</i> exited our Solar System and entered interstellar space, set for eternal solitude among the stars. Its …

Five Happy Colors to Boost Your Mood

There’s no question about it: adding a little color is one of the easiest ways to bring some happy into your home. But what are the happiest hues out …

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Debate over 'zero-tolerance' policy intensifies<p>Kim Jong-un makes state visit to China<p>Crisis at the border<p>US, South Korea suspend joint military …

Donald Trump

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

9 cheap alternatives to the iPhone that are almost as good

Many major Android phone manufacturers now make phones that are almost as good as high-end devices like the Galaxy S6 or the iPhone 6, but cost significantly less.<p>Below are some of the best phones that are good enough to get you by without breaking the bank.

2015 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: Full List of Nominees Revealed

UEFA released a shortlist of the finalists for its 2015 Best Player in Europe Award on Wednesday. Stars from Champions League finalists Barcelona and Juventus, including Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba, predictably dominate the list.<p>European football's governing body broke the news on the premier club …

Soccer

The narcissist test: Are you too self-obsessed?

Don’t worry if you show signs of narcissism. It may sound vain and egotistical, but a little self-love can go a long way<p>Narcissists are an unpopular bunch, typically associated with the brash egomaniacs on reality TV or pouting selfie-fanatics. But we shouldn’t be too quick to flinch from …

Psychology

Time Management Is Only Making Our Already Busy Lives Worse

<i>“Tess…started her way up the dark and crooked lane not made for hasty progress; a street laid out before inches of land had value, and when</i> …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?

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10 Signs You Really Need a Vacation

You probably wouldn’t hesitate to call in sick if you had the flu. But would you take a day off when your stress levels have catapulted into the …

Ambrose Akinmusire review – dramatically gripping, heartfelt jazz

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London The Californian trumpeter leads his quartet in a fierce elegy for African Americans killed by police in an electrifyingly expressive set<p>Next time somebody asks you to describe your feelings, maybe playing them the most apposite clip of an Ambrose Akinmusire trumpet …

New Albums

Why exercise is important— even if you don’t need to lose weight

The promise of a smaller waistline may get you into the gym, but all of your sweating and panting is delivering far more than aesthetic changes. An active lifestyle isn’t all about weight loss. Regular exercise can help prevent some of the most common diseases of the day, including heart disease, …

The internet’s dwarf planet-watchers gaze into Pluto’s newly revealed landscape and see everything from the Death Star to a Wrecking Ball<p>It took Nasa’s New Horizons probe nine years to reach Pluto and complete its historic flyby, but it only took the internet about nine minutes to transform the …

Solar System

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

11 Easy Things You Can Do TODAY to Jumpstart Your Weight-Loss Journey

Getting going is the hardest part. Here’s how to make it easier.<p>As the sun comes out, so do our weight-loss aspirations. Unfortunately, after a winter of seemingly non-existent energy, tons of comfort eating, and sluggish workout sessions, it's easy to put off change. Every day, we say "I'll start …

Fitness

A Stanford professor asked 24 volunteers to spend 2 weeks in prison and the results were catastrophic

During the summer of 1971, 24 volunteers living near Stanford University were interviewed, selected, and arrested.<p>They'd all responded to a simple newspaper ad calling for male college students whom, it said, would get $15 a day to participate in a "psychological study of prison life" that …

What Are The Latest Challenges To Big Data Analytics?

We’ve now been wrestling with Enterprise Big Data for a few years. What are the latest challenges to successful Big Data implementations, and how can …

Mindfulness is a capitalist grift: How faux enlightenment maintains our status quo

The meditative practice favored by America’s titans of industry bears no relation to its anti-materialist origins<p>I stumbled across mindfulness, the meditation practice now favored by titans of tech, sensitive C-suiters, new media gurus and celebrities, without even really knowing it.<p>A couple of …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Scathing Political Cartoons Take On Greece, Eurozone's Unpopular #GreekMent

A flurry of political cartoons from around the globe tackles Greece's debt crisis with a sharp mix of comedy and tragedy, with a nod to Greek dramatic tradition.<p>Appearing with hashtags like #GreekCrisis #ThisIsACoup and #GreekMent (after European Council President Donald Tusk dubbed the bailout …