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Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane.<p>Clinton had been back on the Republican president's Twitter feed in recent …

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Is The Universe Conscious?

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.<p>By large-scale coherence, I mean that some of the same physical laws hold at scales as diverse as the atom and …

Particles

The universe may be conscious, say prominent scientists

What consciousness is and where it emanates from has stymied great minds in societies across the globe since the dawn of speculation. In today’s …

Consciousness

Is the Universe Conscious?

The Big Questions<p>Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally …

Consciousness

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Quantum experiment could test if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Is there more to the mind than just classical physics?<p>The moment that the philosopher René Descartes first considered that famous phrase, "I think, …

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Communication without particle transmission.<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called …

Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Group of Brain Cells That Respond to Meditation

A physical link between deep breathing and a calm mind.<p>For centuries, people have slowed their breathing to calm their minds. For some of us, this …

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Phenomenon in the Creation of Light Particles

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have discovered that when photons are created in pairs, these fundamental light particles can …

Quantum Physics

Science Illuminates Why Slow Breathing Calms The Mind

People have been learning to control their breath for a long time—it’s been a method of calming the mind in yoga and meditation for millennia, and it’s used today in medical and psychiatric settings to help quell anxiety, and even curb panic. Now, a study in mice homes in on the brain mechanisms …

Neuroscience: This Is How Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better

The incredible science of how even a little meditation significantly alters your brain.<p>Unless you've been living in a cave the last few years, someone has no doubt recommended meditation to you. With top entrepreneurs swearing by the practice and a parade of articles suggesting mindfulness for …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Strange behavior of light particles challenges quantum theory

At the super-small level of all things quantum, most bets are off in terms of the rules of normal physics. Still, there are some behaviors in this …

Quantum Physics

WATCH: Stress is the “number one epidemic of our civilization,” says Deepak Chopra

Applying the fight-flight stress response daily contributes to major illness, cancer<p>Alexandra Clinton<p>March 30, 2017 2:05am (UTC)<p>This Salon Talks video was produced by Kevin Carlin and Alexandra Clinton<p>Stress is the “number one epidemic of our civilization,” according to author Deepak Chopra. While …

7 Reasons Spirituality Is Integral to an Emotionally Wealthy Life

Community and a larger purpose attached to work energizes us and add deeper meaning to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Work is work, and money is great but we must all be mindful not to worship the God of Green Paper. Money gives us the gift of having the …

A spiritual master explains the best way to stop overthinking everything and find peace in the present moment

What’s the secret to stop overthinking everything?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>Some experts advise you to distract your mind with an activity. …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Friend zone: why we all long to belong | Emily Esfahani Smith

Relationships – especially close ones – are crucial, says Emily Esfahani Smith, which is why loneliness is so pernicious<p>We all need to feel understood, recognised and affirmed by our friends, family and romantic partners. We all need to find our tribe.<p>Research has shown that among the benefits that …

Relationships

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Philosophical Background

Buddhist principles stem from an awareness of the binding conditions of humanity, especially as made known through unsatisfactoriness, and the …

Ten Ways To Enhance Your Wellbeing In 2017

Most people these days can reel off a list of things we need to do to stay healthy - exercise, nutrition, water, sleep etc. The elements of what I …

10 days of silence: The new way to check out of life - Health - ABC News

You'd think that waking up at 4:00am to meditate all day for 10 days, staying silent and not making eye contact with anyone would be most people's …

Transforming Problems into Happiness

Life after death – the Tibetan Buddhist view

In the West, there are two mainstream models to describe happens when we die. On the one hand, the Christian tradition teaches that each of us has a …