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Elon Musk's dreams of merging AI and brains are likely to remain just that — for at least a decade

It will probably work in the end, just not that soon<p>Elon Musk wants to fix disability, replace language as we know it, and use brain implants to usher us into a telepathic world. And he wants the first part of this to be done in the next four years. All of this could theoretically work, experts …

Machine Learning

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

<b>You Ditched Dairy</b><br>Muscle is essential for keeping your metabolism humming, and women who consumed three to seven servings of dairy per day lost more fat and gained more muscle mass than women who downed less, according to research from McMaster University. Check out these 10 portable protein-packed …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

10 Commandments of Sikhism Part 1

The Tao of Resentment.

“Pain and suffering is a choice…in order to eliminate it from our lives, each person is responsible for healing it within their own being.” ~ Sabrina …

Google CEO: Computers Are Going To Take Our Jobs, And 'There's No Way Around That'

Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.<p>In a recent interview with the Financial Times, CEO Larry Page provided some insight as to why the company …

Artificial Intelligence

A Mindful Way to Find Relief from the Pain of Envy

<b>“The more you hide your feelings, the more they show. The more you deny your feelings, the more they grow.” ~Unknown</b><p>Envy is such an overpowering and …

Time I

Al Gore, Neil Young sing same tune — the Internet will free us

SAN FRANCISCO — Technology and social media are saviors that will expose corrupt politicians and help save the environment from the forces of evil.<p>That’s the view of former Vice President Al Gore and his friend, rocker Neil Young. The pair took to the stage at Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference …

8 Good Reasons Why You Suck At Life

Having a great life, enjoying freedom and flexibility in your days, and truly being fulfilled by what you do is something we all strive for.<p>But the …

8 Negative Thought Patterns That Are Hurting Your Relationships

When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a …

5 Signs It’s Time to Drop that Negative Person From Your Life

It’s a hard pill to swallow when we discover that we can’t get along with everyone.<p>We all like to think that we are highly likeable and that anyone …

Best TED Talks Of All Time To Inspire You And Transform Your Life

“<b>To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.</b>” – Aristotle<p>Each one of us needs a starting point to better ourselves, a spark of …

10 Things to Say More Often That Will Change Your Life

Anyone can develop super-powers if they pay close attention to their language patterns. The words we choose to say to others and to ourselves have …

Let’s try emotional correctness

It's time for liberals and conservatives to transcend their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn. …

Why Avoiding The News Makes You Smarter

Some time ago I stopped reading and watching the news. No newspapers, no news programs and no internet snippets of world drama. I stopped because I …

Spirit of Unbounded

Go nuts! A handful a day may help you live longer, docs say

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but if you want to live longer, a handful of nuts may be a better bet, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The biggest study yet into whether nuts can add years to your life shows that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart …

Holistic Medicine

Orgasm for dummies: Neuroscience explains why sex feels good

New brain studies explain how pleasure really works — and the amazing science behind amazing pleasure<p>Before I realized what was happening, the patient reached down between my legs and grabbed my genitals. It was 1985, in the middle of the night during my medicine internship. I was working about 110 …

My Vow of Silence (And Why You Should Try a Silent Vacation)

I<b>f you have ever thought about taking a vow of silence and wondered what you might need to consider, then you’ve landed on the right heli-pad. So</b> …

Zen Lifestyle (22 pictures)

It’s a fast-paced world and most of us or going and going and going until it seems like we can’t go anymore, but then somehow we manage to continue …

4 Practical Philosophies That Will Empower You

Philosophy is a fascinating branch of wisdom. However these esoteric ideas are sometimes difficult to translate into practical application. What are …

5 Mind-Blowing Books That Are Worth The Struggle To Read

Books are obstacle courses for the mind. By confronting us with paradigm shifting ideas they challenge us to stretch our capacity for understanding. …

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Entrepreneurship

Why You Should Stop Reading Things About Change And Start To Change

Do you have your driver’s license? Do you know how to ride a bike? How about how to use a Smartphone? These must probably seem like silly examples, …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey suggests you create a daily 'Do and Don't List'. This is his.

Square co-founder and Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey made an appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event where he spoke about acceptance and motivation in how you build a team and company. You can’t do something without a common share or purpose — you will wobble and not do anything that is …