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8 Yoga Poses To Do Before You Go to Bed

The benefits of yoga are well documented. It is not only valuable for your physical body, but it is extremely meditative and therefore, great for …

Yoga

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

bodymindsoulspirit | December 6, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>by Kirsten Cowart, <br>The Mind Unleashed<p>Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can …

Mindfulness

The Mind-Bending Physics of a Tennis Ball's Spin

Tennis has been called the game of inches, of kings, of poets, of love, of errors, of endurance, of a lifetime. But those are mostly metaphors. …

Sneaky Leatherman multitool disguises itself as a bracelet

There's a certain sense of readiness and satisfaction that comes from carrying a multitool. It doesn't matter if the world throws an Amazon box, a beer bottle or a loose screw at you. You're ready. You can take it on with the help of your trusty gadget. But multitools aren't welcomed everywhere and …

Underwater Photographer Finds Himself Engulfed by a Sperm Whale ‘Poopsplosion’

Underwater photographer Keri Wilk was swimming with sperm whales off the coast of Dominica in March 2014 when found he found himself capturing …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 - no comment

100 Best Singles of 1984: Pop’s Greatest Year

100<p>Corey Hart, “Sunglasses at Night”<p><b>Hot 100 Peak: Number Seven</b><br>With help from producer Jon Astley, who'd worked on the Who's <i>Who Are You</i> (Pete …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Nothing Is Permanent: Letting Go of Attachment to People

<b>“Impermanence is not something to be afraid of. It’s the evolution, a never-ending horizon.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>I have been reading a lot lately on …

Life Saving Rope Skills

By on23 January 2012 in Knots<p>The most important knots in the world<p>The bowline (rhymes with “colon”) is reputedly the most important knot in the …

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

Microsoft now lets enterprises track site usage in Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft is adding to its data-collection capabilities for websites running in Internet Explorer 11, allowing companies to track usage and make changes as they see fit.<p>The new downloadable Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for IE11 “enables collecting information from Internet Explorer 11 about …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life is fleeting. Moments are there for an instant and then they are gone. Do you enjoy these moments or do you merely use them as a means to an end? …

Happiness

Create a keyboard shortcut for Yosemite's Dark Mode

OS X 10.10 Yosemite introduced Dark Mode, which replaces the bright colors of the menu bar, Dock, and application's submenus with black. You can enable Dark Mode via System Preferences, but if you find yourself frequently toggling Dark Mode on and off, then you might find that jumping in and out of …

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Here's How Ebola Compares To Other Terrifying Diseases

Ebola is a deadly and terrible virus: It seems to kill about 70% of people infected, though it's hard to know the true numbers while the outbreak is still in progress, and this outbreak has claimed about 4,500 lives so far.<p>Yet Ebola spreads less easily than the common cold. Someone with the virus …

Disease

The Untold Story Of How Steve Jobs Reintroduced His Signature Design Style To Apple

Skeuomorphism is an ugly, confusing word.<p>According to Techopedia, its definition is, "a design principle in which design cues are taken from the physical world. "<p>Basically, remember how the Notes app on the iPhone used to look like a yellow legal pad or how the iBooks application on the iPad used …

Breitling

How Meditation Changed My Life

<i>"It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly, than to live the perfect imitation of another's." - Bhagavad Gita</i><p>To people who know me well, I am …

How Yoga Heals The Diseased Heart

Flickr – Robert Beijil Photography<p><b>What if the simple act of doing yoga could heal your diseased heart?</b><p>A new study titled, “<b>Effects of Yoga in</b> …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

Watch drone flyers compete in a Star Wars–style race in a French forest

Dozens of drone owners conducted a three lap circuit through trees last month in what organizers, who compared the event to the pod race in Star Wars …

Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

10 Trick-Or-Treat Tips for Hanging Halloween Decorations

Get ready for ghouls and goblins by securing all types of monsters, orange lights and scary items around your house following these guidelines.<p>Halloween is a great time to put your DIY skills to use to make and hang your own decorations. From hanging scary lights, to ghouls and goblins, these tips …

DIY

The Jump Off

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

The 100 Books Facebook Users Love

What titles most shaped the site's readers? Harry Potter, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings—and the Bible.<p>A few weeks ago, I started to see a viral status being passed around my Facebook friends.<p>“List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way,” it begins. “Don’t take more than a few …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …