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Fantasy Football 2015: First-Round Mock Draft, Projections and Top Team Names

The first round is an extremely important part of any fantasy draft. The later rounds are key, too, but your top pick needs to be a guy who you can rely on for elite production week in and week out. A bad pick early on can doom a season before it starts.<p>So if you haven't had your draft yet, let's …

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

bodymindsoulspirit | April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue.<p>It wasn’t a statue of the original …

Spirituality

The hypnotic, kinetic wind sculptures of Anthony Howe

Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe creates abstract, organic sculptures from various metals and polymers. He is based in Eastsound, Washington state.<p>For …

Sculpture

Look Again: This Chameleon is Actually Two Painted Women

Johannes Stötter, an incredibly talented bodypaint artist from Italy, has created a video to show us exactly how his amazing illusory body art …

Hammock Tents Will Have You Sleeping In The Heavens

If you love sleeping under the stars but hate the discomfort of traditional tents, we have two words that will change the way you do the outdoors: Hammock. Tents.<p>Imagine falling asleep suspended over the rugged earth and <i>not</i> directly on it. Yep. Champion levels of outdoor relaxation …

My Favorite Sub-$100 Gaming Headphones: Meet The Kingston HyperX Cloud II

When one of my gaming buddies ceaselessly recommended Kingston’s original HyperX Cloud headphones to me last year, I ignored him. Probably because I was content putting Kingston products like system RAM and SSDs in my computers, but didn’t associate them with any audio expertise. But when Kingston …

Consumer Tech

Design You Trust

Meet Juri Sergeyev, professional nude photographer from Minsk, Belarus. Slightly NSFW.<p>Continue reading »<p>“Ordinary life does not interest me,” …

Indian Club Exercises: Swing Your Way to Health | The Art of Manliness

I’m always looking for new exercises to throw into my workout routine. Recently, I’ve gotten into a training method used by ancient Persian …

Artist Spends Over a Decade Carving Out Elaborate Caverns By Hand

Artist Ra Paulette has hand-carved elaborate and awe-inspiring caves deep into the rock faces of New Mexico for more than a decade. Making a daily trek into the sandstone mesas of New Mexico, Paulette crafts these magnificent caverns completely on his own with only simple hand tools. To adorn the …

6 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Pictures

Travelzoo's Director of Photography Stephen Aviano spends his days pouring over the beautiful images that grace our website and inspire our subscribers -- and our deal experts -- to set off for adventures unknown. When he's not at work, he's behind the camera: on his last trip he even got to take a …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

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Join in the World's Largest Meditation Session

Deepak Chopra and Gabrielle Bernstein aim to achieve global awareness to meditation—and break world records.<p>In today's iPhone-frenzied, workaholic society, meditation has become more important than ever—even trendy perhaps. For author and motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein and founder of the …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological …

Immune System

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

It sounds like something out of Dr. Seuss, but artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that blooms in pink, fuchsia, purple and red in the spring — and that is capable of bearing 40 different kinds of fruit.<p>No, it's not genetic engineering. Van Aken, an associate professor in Syracuse University's …

A Flock Of Pikachu Is What Heaven Looks Like

If you happened to be in Yokohama yesterday, then you might have noticed something incredibly adorable: a small "outbreak" of real-life Pikachu …

Pokémon

Woman Grows A Nose On Her Spine After Stem Cell Experiment

And other reasons not to mess around with unproven therapies<p>Eight years ago, doctors took nasal tissue samples and grafted them onto the spines of 20 quadriplegics. The idea was that stem cells within the nasal tissue might turn into neurons that could help repair the damaged spinal cord, and the …

These 15 Dirty-Sounding Words Are Just Scientific Terms (So Get Your Mind Out Of The Gutter)

Admit it. Any time someone talks about the planet Uranus, you (or someone else) can't help but revert to being ten years old again and letting out a little snicker.<p>The same goes for terms like homo erectus and blue-footed boobies.<p>While the special jargon that scientists use <i>usually</i> makes them sound …

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Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

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Quantum Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

9 Amazing Body Painting Photographs by Trina Merry

Trina Merry is a bodypainting artist based in San Francisco. There’s a good chance you’ve seen her work before, as a number of her projects have …

“On Beauty”: Close-Up Portraits Taken Under UV Light

By exposing supposed “flaws” in the human face when photographed under UV light, Detroit-born and Brooklyn-based photographer Cara Phillips manages …