Victoria Ferrazza

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Meta-Meditation: A Skeptic Meditates on Meditation

What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<p>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, …

The researchers behind 'the biggest biotech discovery of the century' found it by accident

Doudna tells Business Insider that they were studying the system that bacteria use to defend themselves against viruses, something that might be considered basic research, science pursued just for the sake of greater understanding.<p>Their project was a curiosity-driven initiative to understand a …

Genetics

What Karl Marx got right about America’s twisted form of democracy

<b>(AP/Lauren Victoria Burke/David Becker)</b><p>Bernie Sanders & Ted Cruz seem light years apart — but the truth is that choice in politics is mostly an illusion<p>Conor Lynch<p>July 7, 2015 9:57am (UTC)<p>Karl Marx once said, “The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives …

Middle-class

Dear Pope: To Tackle Climate and Poverty, Take a Hard Look at Black Carbon

In his watershed encyclical released last week, Pope Francis describes the two defining issues of our time -- climate change and poverty -- as essentially linked: "[A] true ecological approach ... must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear <i>both the cry of the</i> …

Pollution

Wear *This* to Replace Your Favorite 2014 Style Trends

Now that we’re almost a full month into the new year, it’s about time we finally let go of the trends that got us through 2014. True that old habits die hard (for instance, we can’t imagine our Sunday mornings without kimonos and now that we’ve worn sweatpants <i>outside</i> of the gym, there’s no going …

Clothing

POWERED BY INSPIRATION

“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

NASA Kepler Finds Milky Way's Oldest Known Earth-Mass Planets

Intelligent life in our Milky Way Galaxy may have gotten a gigantic head start, say astronomers who confirmed the detection of low-mass, rocky planets around a star that’s at least 11.2 billion years old, or more than twice the age of our own solar system.<p>In a paper recently published in <i>The</i> …

Exercise Can Erase A Bad Diet

Personal trainer Maik Wiedenbach, author of 101 Fitness Myths, says 80% of what you look like is based on your diet.