Wayne Corbett

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Brightest Planets Meet on Tuesday

You've probably seen them in the evening: two suspiciously bright lights in the western sky. What are they? Planes? UFOs? No, they're the two brightest planets and they're heading for a dramatic conjunction Tuesday night.<p>Let's go outside and watch some sunsets over the next week. Face west and as …

The End Explored 3/5/2015

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

Happiness

30 Things You Need To Let Go To Find Happiness

What do you need to be happy? All too often, we list the things we want: a bigger house, a cooler car, a trip around the world, money for …

Happiness

The Crazy Thing That Happened When a Junk Food Junkie Went Organic for 30 Days

You could say that I've been blessed with good genes. No cancer in my family, no history of diabetes. My body mass index is in the normal range, and …

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

A peace that surpasses all understanding . . .<p>‒Philippians 4:6-8<p>Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace. There had been no place where I could run to, nor any …

Meditation

A Baby Hangs Between Life and Death in Space

You’ve seen this before, right? It’s one of the most famous photos ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope: three spectacular pillars of dust hanging in space, 6,500 light-years away.<p>Now we’ve got a new version. Same clouds. Same stars. Same framing. Shot almost 20 years later by NASA and released …

Pull Quote

New research shows that our closest evolutionary relatives have all of the cognitive capacities required for cooking—except an understanding of how to control fire.<p>We’re too sophisticated nowadays to laugh at chimps riding tricycles or smoking pipes, right? Well, maybe not entirely, judging by the …

Chimpanzees

A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”<p>For the past few centuries, Western philosophy has maintained that human beings are driven by enlightened self-interest — a view predicated on the needs and desires of a solid self. Meanwhile, Eastern philosophies and …

Want to work out smarter? Trick your brain with music

What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.<p>Spotify announced last …

The Brain

Floods Ravage Texas: Pictures

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

Cold War

An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness

The art of holding up one’s own end of the dialogue.<p><i>“I believe that there is a love that moves the sun and the other stars,”</i> physicist Margaret Wertheim asserted as she turned to Dante in reconciling science and spirituality. Centuries earlier, Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, …

Scientists to test ecstasy as an anti-anxiety medicine

California scientists are testing whether ecstasy could help alleviate anxiety in terminally ill patients.<p>At least a dozen subjects with …

The ambitious plan behind Obama's $215 million program to transform medicine

It's supposed to transform medicine as we know it, removing much of the guesswork that comes from using medicines that are designed to treat the "average patient," and replacing that with treatments that — based on genetic information — are designed to work specifically for each individual.<p>Once we …

Genetics

2 Steps to remove dangerous abdominal fat

<b>Excess Abdominal Fat is Not Only Ugly, but Extremely Dangerous to Your Health - This is More Than a Vanity Issue!</b><p><b>The difference between subcutaneous</b> …

What 5 Days of Junk Food Does To Your Metabolism

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

9 Ways You Can Help Bees and Other Pollinators At Home

Weird & Wild<p>This week the White House released new strategies to boost the insects so crucial to our food supply. Here's how you can do your part to support pollinators at home.<p>If you like to eat, you can thank insects—in particular, pollinators such as honeybees, which provide much of the U.S. …

US judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen to get into Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms last summer during an investigation into illegal bookmaking, and is giving prosecutors until Friday to decide whether to drop criminal charges …

Zen Stories – Page 4 – DAILY ZEN

A student went to his meditation teacher and said, “My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I’m constantly falling …

31 Quotes To Inspire You To Live For Meaning Instead Of Money

Is money everything that you need to make you happy? This young generation, more famously known as the Generation Y, thinks not. These teenagers and …

CRISPR

Special | 10 March 2016<p>Special home<br>• Key reads<br>• Latest articles<br>• In depth<br>• Research & Review<p>Researchers the world over are fast adopting CRISPR-Cas9 to …

4 Rituals to Keep You Happy All the Time

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat.<p>The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the difference …

Silk Road creator could spend decades behind bars

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht aka Dread Pirate Roberts will be an old man by the time he gets out of prison. The 31-year-old is already expected to serve a minimum of 20 years after being found guilty on seven charges, including money laundering and narcotics trafficking. But the United States …

Magic mushrooms should be used to treat mental health problems, psychiatrist says

Leading psychiatrist calls for lifting of bars on LSD and magic mushrooms so they can be used in clinical trials to treat common mental health problems<p>Magic mushrooms and LSD should be legally reclassified so they can be used to treat common mental health problems, a leading psychiatrist has …

Amazonian Trees Are Arranged by Chemistry

Looking down on the Amazon rainforest from the air, the region looks almost uniformly green. But underlying that monochrome habitat, scientists have …