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A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Mindfulness

How to be your best self: 3 secrets backed by research

How should we treat other people? Well, if you look at ancient traditions, they’re very often on the same page. Golden Rule for the win:<p>King James …

6 Red Flags You're Dating Someone Who Won't Ever Fully Commit To You

When I was a freshman in college, I connected with someone during the first week of school. We explored our new city, ate together in the dining …

Relationships

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Harvard

Multiverse Astrology: Understanding Zodiac Signs in the Age of Quantum Physics

Multiverse astrology is traditional astrology, but it takes the recent discoveries in cosmology, astrophysics and quantum physics and uses them as a …

Are Humans Really Nothing More Than a Bunch of Stardust?

New research carried out by astronomers has confirmed that, yes, humans are in fact made up largely of stardust. During their studies, the …

Universe

Why Humans Prefer to Be the Center of the Universe

<b>Imagine nothing.</b> Go ahead. What do you see? I picture dark empty space devoid of galaxies, stars and planets. But not only would there be no matter, …

The purpose of Purpose

The human race has had a long standing struggle with finding purpose and meaning in life. That struggle has now begun to creep into our businesses and organizations, big and small. The emergence of social enterprises and purpose led organizations all point to a paradigm shift in the world of …

Astrology 2016 Predictions The Major Planetary Changes

<b>2017 Astrology Predictions</b><p>_______________________________________________________<p>Astrology 2017<p>There will be harmonious energy this year to help …

What the List of Most Banned Books Says About Our Society's Fears

For as long as humans have printed books, censors have argued over their content and tried to limit some books’ distribution. But the reasons for …

This Is the Peak Age for Creativity, Science Says | Inc.com

Mark Zuckerberg was 20 when he launched Facebook. Steve Jobs was 22 when Apple II was released. Larry Page and Sergey Brin were just 23 when they began their research project called Google. The early accomplishments of these creative minds might have you believe the window to achieve life-changing …

Creativity

Are Aliens Talking To Us?

On Aug. 15, the news broke that a Russian radio telescope detected strong signals from outer space.<p>The signals allegedly originated from a star 95 light-years from Earth. Just to clarify, this means that the signal would have left the star or, potentially, an orbiting planet, 95 years ago. Radio …

Universe

Take a Thirty Second Trip to the Center of the Galaxy

Another May the 4th, another day of wishing scientists would hurry up and invent FTL propulsion already. But now, NASA has gone and given us the next …

5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

When you enter Marissa McGee's classroom, the first thing you notice is her connection with her students. They're delighted by her enthusiasm, they pick up on her sarcasm, and they often double over with giggles when she makes a joke.<p>And this is kindergarten. So McGee's students — her audience — …

Teaching

We Might Be Totally Wrong About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct

How the dinosaurs went extinct is a contentious topic of endless scientific debate. Were they killed by a giant asteroid, a rash of volcanic …

12 Ways Humanity Could Destroy The Entire Solar System

We humans are doing a bang-up job of messing up our home planet. But who’s to say we can’t go on to screw things up elsewhere? Here, not listed in …

Physics

Here's What Belief In A Religion Does To Your Brain

The perceived conflict between religion and science has played out across history, from lectures in Ancient Greek pantheons to discussions on …

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Enjoy Being Alone

We live in a world of constant contact--a place that's losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems …

This Mouse’s Defense Against Scorpion Venom Could Influence Modern Medicine

The Southern Grasshopper Mouse converts the painful venom into an analgesic.<p>A mouse native to the Sonoran desert has found a way to turn scorpion venom from painful to pain-killer, rendering the scorpion's natural defenses completely ineffective.<p>The Arizona Bark Scorpion has the most powerful venom …

Biology

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? The Childhood Question That Misguided Us All Along

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" she asked while staring at me with big hopes in her eyes. I felt obligatory pressure mixed with a true sense of anticipation. I didn't want to disappoint the woman who gave me life and really, gave up most of her dreams, just so I would have a better go at …

7 Reasons Why the Way You Feel Depends on You

I naively thought that nothing was under my control. Everything happened to me, and I just had to deal with it. Thinking this way created a lot of emotional instability within me and as a result I suffered from depression and anxiety.<p>When I started to meditate and dive into the life-changing …

Are your opinions really your own?

The “wisdom of crowds” doesn’t always apply – sometimes group-think nudges people to make wrong-headed decisions.<p>The downstairs room of a central London pub is not where most psychologists would choose to stage an experiment in decision-making, but for Daniel Richardson it is ideal. A researcher at …

Psychology

Why Following Your Passion Isn't Flighty -- It's Practical.

"Respond to every call that ignites your spirit" -- Rumi<p>So often we think we can't make money doing what we love so we do not begin. We separate our job from the work we truly love to do. Getting started on a passion project overwhelms us and we never start. We think an entire life change is …

Consciousness Is Not Mysterious

It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.<p>When Isaac Newton was 17 years old, he performed a series of experiments with prisms and light beams. Within weeks he discovered the scientific explanation for color, invented the reflecting telescope, proposed the particle theory of light, and …

Mastering the Art of Authenticity | Inc.com

Last week, I explored the topic of "The Big Bounce-Back: How to Flourish After Adversity" with Dr. Rachel Talton. She kindly shared some additional insights with me as we explored how you continue your momentum, increase your success and become a high performance leader. "The context is always …

Leadership

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Psychology

Understanding How Our Brains Learn

Over the last 30 years or so, researchers in cognitive science, education and developmental psychology have discovered some amazing things about how …

Here’s What Scientists Aren’t Telling Us About Learning

It’s rare for educators to be kept in the scientific loop, and rarer still to encounter research that might actually compel us to change our teaching …

Pedagogy