Kathleen Alison Friedman

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Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

It's BYOM -- bring your own marijuana -- at this pot-friendly hotel in Colorado

This could make you euphoric: Smoking is allowed at the new Hotel San Ayre in Colorado Springs, Colo. After all, it's part of the Bud+Breakfast group.<p>This cannabis-friendly hotel, which promises "we'll keep the bowl burning for you," is making the most of Colorado's marijuana tourism. The state's …

Cannabis

Demi Lovato: "I Wanted to Sabotage Everything Around Me so That I Could Sabotage Myself"

The star talks about dating, her new music, and more in the September issue.<p><b>On being "off and on" for five years with boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama:</b> "The only times we ever broke up were when I was relapsing, whether it was drugs or in a bad place and rebelling against everybody, not just him ... …

The World’s Best Whisky Goes To Outer Space

The potential for whisky snobbery just increased astronomically. Japanese distillery Suntory recently announced that it will be sending its world-renowned whiskies to outer space to study the effect that zero gravity has on aging.<p>Bored with only having the best whisky in the world, the Tokyo-based …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

What Apple Music says about how Apple views musicians

<i>By Brandon Shaw</i><p>Dear Apple,<p>I wanted to love Apple Music, I really did. It had all the potential in the world, and with all the hype surrounding the WWDC keynote, I watched with cautious optimism. Ultimately, though, I was disappointed. Here’s why.<p>The Good<p>First off, let me tell you what you did …

Behind the Lens: Bella Kotak Creates a Fairytale World Through Breathtaking Nature-Inspired Portraits

In the hopes of becoming proficient in Photoshop while training to become an architect, Bella Kotak took up photography. Since, this nature enthusiast from England has made photography her career. Often using her friends as muses, her portraits of women seem to embody the regal spirit of mother …

The brightest planets of June: When and where to look

With the northern summer just a few weeks away, the month of June is bringing a delight of planets in the night sky for stargazers to enjoy, but only …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Self-improvement

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

The Mysteries Of Teotihuacan

The painstaking exploration of a tunnel beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent has yielded amazing treasures, and may soon lead to the tomb of …

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

Can you solve these top mysteries of the universe?

Scientists have discovered a ‘supervoid’ in space, a peculiar empty section of space which is missing roughly 10,000 galaxies. This empty space, which is thought to be the largest known structure ever discovered in the universe, is baffling experts.<p>Scientists are unclear about what this desolate …

Replace Your Eyeballs With Synthetic Ones

Vision would no longer have to be #nofilter<p>Our eyes are such elegant, complex, specialized organs that their existence seems almost hard to believe--Darwin himself called their evolution “absurd.” But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; eyes sometimes don’t focus correctly, they break down over …

3D Bioprinting

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

How to Meditate While Running

Before getting started, I should tell you that in the Son Buddhist tradition there's no such thing as running meditation. Performing Son meditation while running is something that I basically made up. At the beginning of my monastic life, when I was still a postulant, I was once chastised for …

Meditation

What Will It Take To Make Gender Equality The Norm, Not The Exception?

The feminist movement has got a bad rap because it’s been mired by imagery of angry women railing at men for the fact that we don’t have it as good as them – that we don’t “have it all” and they do.<p>But that’s untrue. Men don’t have it all either. Whatever <i>all</i> means.<p>The truth is that feminism is not …

Daily Inspiration #2021

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

10 Selfless Ways to Build Good Karma and Generate Happiness

Want to do well by doing good? Add these kinds of activities to your life every day.<p>I have a theory, and it needs a name. Let's call it "strategic unselfishness."<p>It's about putting into daily practice the kinds of things we've all heard many times: <i>Life is about what you give, not what you get. Do</i> …

Opulent Glass Yacht Features a Grand Staircase That Leads Directly to the Ocean

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed <i>SALT</i> with minimalistic principles and …

Oceans