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How to choose the best TV streaming device for you

Find the right dongle.<p>To make your television play videos via apps like Netflix and Hulu, you'll need a streaming device. But with so many dongles and TV boxes—from companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Roku, and others—how do you pick the best one for you? In this guide, we'll demystify these …

Moving Through Mantra and Poetry: How I Created a Home Practice

<i>I needed a home within my home,</i><i>A place to return to</i><i>With many needs weighing me down—</i><i>Some of them my own</i>—<i>I built a home by bowing to the sun</i>Last …

Crystal healing: all you need to know about the hottest new wellness trend

JEWELRY READ<p>Miranda Kerr is never apart from her rose quartz; the Olsen sisters gifted a crystal to each guest at their The Row show and Kim …

Nadi Shodhana: How to Practice Alternate Nostril Breathing

<i>Nadi Shodhana</i>, or “alternate nostril breathing,” is a simple yet powerful technique that settles the mind, body, and emotions. You can use it to …

Meditation

Tibetan Buddhist Center opens in Lakewood, Ohio

In February, Songtsen Gampo Buddhist Center opened in Lakewood, Ohio, a city of 50,000 residents, neighboring Cleveland.The post Tibetan Buddhist …

Deepak Chopra: Belief Creates Reality

"A belief is a thought that is true for you." Simple enough, right? But where do beliefs come from and how do they shape our reality? Spiritual guru …

Spirituality

A Quick Guide to 6 Powerful Mantras.

<i>“Mantra is that which projects the mind in a fixed direction.” ~ Yogi Bhajan</i><p>The magic of mantras: what are they & how to use them?<p>I’ve always had a …

Meditation

Spring Renewal Ceremony for Your Home or Workspace

Spring is an ideal time to try a clearing ceremony to purify and enliven the energy in your office or home. The ceremony, which is a simple process, …

The Benefits of Mantras

<i>It’s easy to rewire our brains to change the way we view ourselves. Through repetition, we can tell ourselves anything. Soon enough, we will believe</i> …

Meditation

What is an inclusion rider? Michael B. Jordan is taking on Frances McDormand’s Oscars proposal.

By Maura Judkis and<p>Maura Judkis<p>Reporter covering culture, food and the arts<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Stephanie Merry<p>Stephanie Merry<p>Book World editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>In one of the most powerful moments of the first #MeToo Oscars, best actress winner Frances McDormand invited all the …

Michael B. Jordan

Garlic Parm Fries Are the Weeknight Side Dinner Deserves

Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 425°F. Meanwhile, bring the water to a boil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Prepare …

This Is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Pinterest

Chili is a problem-solver in my kitchen. When I'm not sure what to make, or when I want a meal that makes a bunch of leftovers so I don't have to …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Self-improvement

Supercapacitor built from discarded lithium ion batteries

Used old batteries can now help create supercapacitors, which can in turn create better long-lasting batteries.<p>Scientists from CSIR–Central …

Batteries

9 Ah-Ha Hacks the Pros Use to Max Out Bathroom Space

You fantasize about a bathroom big enough for hot yoga after a steamy shower — a space that can be your personal refuge from the hurly-burly of your …

How To Use Meditation To Stop Your Negative Thoughts In Their Tracks

As a student of meditation and innovative psychology, I've found that when you're working to change inner energy, there is a profound marriage …

Meditation

China's Answer to Google Can Clone Your Voice Within Just Seconds of Hearing It

This... does not sound good.<p>The Google of China, Baidu, has just released a white paper showing its latest development in artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

The three minute prayer that can change your life

Every year millions of people around the world observe Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and fasting that lasts from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. Many people approach this occasion with the best of intentions—to slow down, be more patient, and pray. But in our busy, fast-paced world, taking …

Pope Francis

Meditation: The Path to Pure Love

Love—Pure Love—is the start to everything. Unfortunately, your responsibilities, desires, relationships, stress, and other areas of life can block …

Could vitamin D lower cardiovascular death risk?

People who have cardiovascular disease can reduce their risk of death by almost a third simply by maintaining normal vitamin D levels. This is the …

Medical Research

The wren: 8 things you ought to know about Britain’s most common bird

It may be diminutive, but the perky-tailed wren has a powerful song and the ancient title of king among birds, finds Ian Morton.<p>The wren is very …

This whimsical houseboat in Seattle is straight out of a fairy tale

Floating on Seattle’s Lake Union, this fairy-tale houseboat – which is on the market for $850,000 – has more storybook features than you can shake a …

Stained Glass

Sponsored: Why email is the hacker's weapon of choice

The days of typewritten memos are a distant memory, and virtually anyone with a job agrees that email is vital to a functioning business. This dependence makes it a prime tool for hackers, who seize upon our close relationship with email to trick us into opening malware or falling for a phishing …

Can This Pill Keep You From Ageing? Science Thinks So

We’re well versed in taking probiotics to keep our gut healthy and happy, but when we heard that popping them daily could improve our skin as well as …

Elasticity

AT&T reprices its unlimited data plans

AT&T changed the cost of its single-line, unlimited data plans today by simultaneously raising and lowering prices for new customers, according to <i>Ars Technina</i>. The telecom’s Unlimited Choice plan is going up to $65 from $60, and its Unlimited Plus Enhanced plan is dropping to $80 from $90. Family …

How to Make a Yummy, Anti-Inflammatory Morning Drink to Start the Day Off Right

Whether you’re sticking to a strictly anti-inflammatory diet or you’re just looking to detox a bit, this morning drink has got you covered. Studies …

Antiinflammatory

How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it

WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are now getting bigger paychecks as a result of the new tax law. So the government is issuing an online calculator for figuring whether enough money is being set aside.<p>The calculator unveiled Wednesday by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service …

Retirement

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

The Best Strains For Daytime Highs

Written by Reggie Dankers<p>As THC percentages continue to soar, some smokers are opting for less potent pot. Whether you’re nostalgic for the days of …