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The Joy of Effort

When explaining meditation, the Buddha often drew analogies with the skills of artists, carpenters, musicians, archers, and cooks. Finding the right …

Meditation

Nothing Is Solid And Everything Is Energy

By In5D on March 24, 2015 in Science<p>It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

Book Review: 'Touch' by Claire North

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Anyone who read last year’s surprise hit, <i>The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August,</i> by Claire North has probably been eagerly …

Eight Books Every Spiritual Seeker Should Read

“You want weapons? Go to a library. Books are the best weapons in the world.” ~ Doctor Who<p>We all know about the big spiritual doctrines: The Bible, …

Spirituality

Brain Supplements Review: Find The Best Memory Enhancers for Your Brain

The Importance of Brain Health<p>Most people are aware of the importance of keeping their bodies healthy to prevent medical problems. This is the reason …

8 Magical And Delicious Harry Potter Cocktails

Getting an Exceeds Expectations on your potions N.E.W.T is easier than you'd think.<p><i>Serves 1</i><p><b>1.5 oz silver tequila<br>1.5 oz St. Germain</b> (elderflower liqueur)<p><b>1 oz lemon juice</b><p>Add everything to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake (hard!) for a full 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass.<p><i>Serves 1</i><p><b><br>1.5 oz</b> …

Harry Potter

What's Your Productivity Style? | Inc.com

Everyone loves a quiz. Who hasn't enjoyed spending five minutes with a glossy magazine and learning the identity of your spirit animal or your preference in love language? But can a short, fun questionnaire go beyond passing the time on your commute or offering a few giggles and actually help you …

Productivity

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Time Management

Warriors Vs. Hawks Leads Most Expensive NBA Tickets Post-All-Star Break

The NBA superstars who participated in this past weekend’s events certainly did not disappoint as the NBA put together a world-class showcase of their talent, skill, and athleticism during the NBA All-Star weekend in Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>Stephen Curry cemented his place as the best shooter in the …

Basketball

Chakrubs Crystal Sex Toys

As an alternative to the vast array of technologically advanced sex toys, New York-based Chakrubs offers quite the opposite: simple, chic crystal sex toys. The stones have been carefully sourced from around the world, then shaped and polished without chemicals or dyes at select lapidaries. These …

Rose Quartz

Multiple-Star Birth Revealed in Stellar Nursery

Quadruple-star system will emerge in 40,000 years.<p>Astronomers have have gotten their first good look at the beginnings of a quadruple-star system.<p>The discovery could lead to a better understanding of why some stars, such as our sun, are loners, while many others are born into systems with two, …

Kyle Korver has a great explanation for how he became the best shooter in the NBA

Through 53 games, Korver is shooting 51% from the field, 52% from three-point range, and 91% from the free throw line.<p>If he finishes the season with those numbers, he'll be the first full-time player to ever have a 50-50-90 shooting season.<p>Speaking at All-Star Weekend in New York, Korver was asked …

Japanese Army Builds Gigantic Star Wars Snow Sculpture

May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star Wars snow sculpture was created by Japan's army troopers, or the 11th Brigade of the Ground …

Star Wars

Mummified Mongolian Monk Is Not Dead, He Has Been Meditating For 200 Years, Experts Say

A 200-year-old monk found mummified in Mongolia is not dead but in a deep state of meditation according to high level Buddhists.<p>The body was …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

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Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks