Adam Main

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The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

Novo Camera

GoPros and other action cameras are great, but they're limited to whatever field of view is offered by the built-in lens. The Novo Camera ($300/day, …

Cameras

Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter

It might not boast a camera or any on-board weaponry, but if you've been itching to hack around on your very own drone, the Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

Solution<p>Why Mobify?<p>The Mobify® Platform<p>Implementation<p>Success Services<p>Customers<p>Case Studies<p>Partners<p>Technology Partners<p>SI Partners<p>Resources<p>Resource Library<p>Blog<p>Company<p>About<p>Careers<p>Media & Press<p>Boost your revenue by launching a superior Progressive Web App in just 90 days<p>Mobify is the only proven …

British Army's Black Hornet Nano UAV - BBC News

Google Bets $10.7 Million On Drone Intelligence

The company's venture capital arm has just made a big investment in unmanned systems.<p>Echoing a company belief in autonomous systems, clever algorithms, and replacing fallible humans with smart machines, Google's venture capital arm announced yesterday that it is investing $10.7 million in a company …

Photography Drones: Robot Cameras Take to the Skies

If you’ve noticed a sudden proliferation of photos and video taken from above—but seemingly from far too low to have been shot from a plane—chances …

4 Things You Should Know About Your 'Third Eye'

Scott Thill, <i>AlterNet</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>We still lack a complete understanding of the pineal gland — but that doesn’t stop us from speculating.</i><p>Located in …

Meditation In Action: How To Turn Running Into A Mindfulness Practice

<i>By Headspace</i><p>Running most certainly has its benefits: It's good for our hearts and our heads. Many have turned running into a daily habit. And while there's much to gain from performing the physical activity, there's a lot we're missing out on when we slip into a semi-conscious state when doing the …

The Refugees of Mindfulness: Rethinking Psychology’s Experiment with Meditation

<i>“Jill” is 32 and works as a lawyer in the southwest. She wrote to me explaining that during her meditation she sometimes feels a panic attack coming</i> …

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

Ten Things that are Bad for Us that can be Good for You if Practiced Mindfully.

<b>Inspired by Mindful Vice Training!</b><p>Marijuana.<p>It can cloud the mind [Buddhist view here], making you paranoid…or it can relax and lighten. The …

Green Smoothie With Avocado Recipe on Food52

• 1 banana, peeled and then frozen<br>• 1/2 cup frozen (or fresh) mango<br>• 1/2 small or medium avocado<br>• 1 cup spinach<br>• 1 1/4 cups almond milk (soy, oat, rice, or hemp milk are also fine)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Place all smoothie ingredients in your blender and blend till very smooth and creamy. Add a little …

Recipes

Desk Jockey Workout: 8 Ways to Stay in Shape at the Office | The Art of Manliness

For most of human history, work has been a physically demanding activity. Our cavemen ancestors chased down mastodons and hurled spears into their …

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>A new study conducted by Dr. David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one …

Clearing the Mind

Wherever I go, wherever I am, here it is, the hindrance of anxiety. The discomfort has been enough to make me want to figure out what to do with it. …

Brazil's Evangelicals A Growing Force In Prayer, Politics

Pope Francis arrives Monday evening in Rio de Janeiro for a weeklong visit celebrating World Youth Day. Hundreds of thousands of Catholics have made the pilgrimage to see the Argentine-born pontiff, and he is expected to receive a rapturous welcome.<p>Still, Pope Francis's visit comes at a delicate …

No Matter How Difficult the Task, Trust the Process

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This is a guest post from Paul Jun. Paul connects the dots on his blog, Motivated Mastery. He also created a compelling manifesto. …

Meditation, It’s Not What You Think

mermaidcamp<p>Keeping current in wellness, in and out of the water<p>You can scroll the shelf using <b>←</b> and <b>→</b> keys<p>Meditation, It’s Not What You Think<p>July 19, …

Download 60 Free History Courses from Great Universities

The History section of our big Free Online Courses collection just went through another update, and it now features 60 courses. Some courses (like …

NSA surveillance: don't underestimate the extraordinary power of metadata

'To be remembered after we are dead," wrote Hazlitt, "is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living." Cue President …

Haptic Holography: The Next Mind-Blowing Technology

Young people have had fun with the older generations, watching them struggle to wrap their heads around modern technology. It’s funny at times (like …

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

• <b>Author:</b> Rebecca Skloot<p><b>Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne</b><p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><br>Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in …

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

• <b>Author:</b> Katherine Boo<p>In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels …

The Hunger Games and Philosophy

• <b>Author:</b> George A. Dunn & Nicolas Michaud<p><b>A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movie</b><br>Katniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, …

The Power of Myth

• <b>Author:</b> Joseph Campbell & Bill Moyers<p><b>The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition</b> <b></b><i><br>The Power of Myth</i> launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound …