Alexandra Rebrişorean

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Amazing insight into what US intelligence knew about Hitler in 1943

One of history's most brutal tyrants was a diagnosed schizophrenic on a mission to avenge his childhood years of repressed rage, according to American psychologist and Harvard professor Henry Murray.<p>In 1943, Murray was commissioned by the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the CIA, to …

30 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes

In addition to being one of the world's greatest thinkers, Albert Einstein was also quite the philosopher. On what would be the renowned theoretical …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Mindfulness

Ever Thought of Climbing Mount Everest? Some Mount Everest Facts You Need to Know

Climbing Mount Everest is considered one of the most challenging feats a person can do on Earth. There are so many factors thatThe post Ever Thought …

To Burn Fat Fast, Sprint, Recover, and Repeat

Wanna know why your gut still jiggles despite hours of ercise? It's all that tedious, molasses-pace jogging. If you want to go shirtless by Memorial Day and cut your workout time in half, say good-bye to five-mile runs and hello to high-intensity interval training<p>You know what's the best part of …

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9 Novels That Will Keep You In Suspense

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>It’s not as if you need an excuse to spend time with a novel that grabs you and won’t let go. But if you did: it’s way too cold to be traipsing around in the snow. So pick up one of these books that are hard to put down, and stay inside!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Novels That Will …

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15 Things Ambitious Girls Do A Little Bit Differently When They’re Dating

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1wIiSY9<p><b>1.</b> <b>T</b><b>heir relationship will not take up 100% of their life, but they will put 100% into their</b> …

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

Reach for these instead of your typical comfort foods.<p>When you're stressed, you may start to hear the siren call of ice cream, French fries, and potato chips. But tempting as it may be to reach for these foods, there are better choices that will <i>actually</i> help relieve anxiety—and won't have a …

Nutrition

38 Beautifully Heartbreaking Quotes From Literature

"Always." —J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows<p>1. "For Beatrice, when we first met, I was lonely, and you were pretty. Now I am pretty lonely."<p>—Lemony Snicket, <i>A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope</i><p>2. "So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad …

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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.

5 scents that could improve your productivity

Most offices have a base note of stale coffee, a hint of photocopier toner and a whiff of despair. What you smell can influence your mood, so it's a …

9 successful people share the toughest lessons they learned at their first jobs

For this installment, we asked CEOs, authors, and entrepreneurs: What advice would you give to someone just starting their first real job?<p>Read all the articles from this and other installments of The Success Series here.

Success

A Beginner’s Guide to Healing Crystals

Whether or not you've packed your schedule with weekly Bikram yoga classes and private meditation practices, you may still want a little something that will help you to get in touch with your spiritual side—and add some major zen to your home as well. Enter healing crystals: stones found usually …

Crystals

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<b>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably affluent human being with the whole world in his or her hands who’s</b> …

The Twins recap Bach in Paradise: Michael just went rogue and everyone cried.

Tonight, we open with culturally inappropriate Fijian music, and realise how quickly we’ve become accustomed to white people being drunk <i>always</i> while …

To Be Read: Productivity, Management, and Finance Books on the Nightstand (or Kindle)

I share some non-fiction books I've been enjoying lately in the business, finance, and management arenas.

9 Authors Who Regretted The Success of Their Work

These authors found that success wasn't all it was cracked up to be—and sometimes even regretted writing their books in the first place.<p>1. Lewis …

Meditation for Beginners

Introduction: Meditation for Beginners<p>Meditation (a single point of focus) is a positive and healthy way to alleviate stress. It is a method that …

10 Best Mindfulness Practice Insights

## Mindfulness has become a buzz word and as a result its meaning is murky. If we go in search of the original meaning we are apt to find mindfulness …

University of California

He’s been a circus acrobat and set a world record in high diving — plunging more than 100 feet off a bridge. He’s an accomplished author; the Dalai Lama himself wrote the foreword to his book Essential Spirituality. At UC Irvine, he’s a professor of psychiatry & human behavior and holds joint …

10 things you must give up now if you really wanna make yourself happy

<b>Make yourself happy</b>: Happiness is not a goal, but a state of being. People forget that though its true that you feel happiness when you reach your …

8 inspirational books to make you happier

<b>Whether you want to get rich, build a business or deal with stress and conflict at work, we’ve found these inspirational books to help you get there</b> …

The Questions You Have Always Wanted To Ask A Spiritual Leader

It’s not often we get to sit on the floor, barefoot and in lotus position while interviewing a spiritual author whose journey and teachings have …

Meditation