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The Uncanny Predictions 'Back To The Future II' Made About 2015

Turns out they actually did need roads.<p>The "Future" is here!<p>On Wednesday, October 21, Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled from 1985 to 2015 in "Back To The Future II" in order to stop McFly's son from being imprisoned. The world they arrive in is vastly different from the one they left. "Jaws 19" is …

Eat Mumbai – make the most of India's foodie capital

Mouth-watering Mumbai is India’s top destination for gastronomic indulgence. A culinary cornucopia of flavors from all over India and the world collide here, elevating the metropolis to the proud status of India's foodie capital. The kaleidoscope of aromas, spices and tastes cover everything from …

Meet Mumbai – India's modern megacity

A gargantuan, pulsating metropolis that reinvents itself every time you blink, Mumbai is India’s most modern and most happening city. The best entertainment spots, the liveliest cultural melting pots, the yummiest meals at the most trendy cafés or the latest designer threads gracing the most …

How to Live a More Meaningful Life

<b>Satisfaction and Meaning</b><p>Living a life that has some kind of meaning is one of the most widely held goals in existence -- something by which we motivate and measure ourselves.<p>Just how to do this is a conundrum that has challenged philosophers, scientists, and so many people throughout the ages.<p>But …

Better Lucid Dreaming: Make Your Dreams Vivid!

Lucid Dreaming is the art of becoming aware that you are dreaming, <i>whilst dreaming</i>. When you experience this you find your dream-life instantly becomes more exciting. For some it becomes a new resource of creativity; for others, it is the first step on a new path to Spiritual unfolding. Others yet …

You Don't Want To Miss Steven Tyler's Duet With A Street Performer

Just keepin' it real.<p>Steven Tyler may be a megastar, but he's not above performing on the street.<p>The Aerosmith frontman did just that last week during a trip to Moscow, and lucky for us, a bystander caught the action on video.<p>In the clip, Tyler approaches a musician on the street, commandeers his …

The iPhone-powered Fusion Guitar lets you mix and jam anywhere with a built-in amp

Electric guitars have been rocking our world since at least the ’30s, but they haven’t changed too much since then, generally requiring you to lug a mass of bulky amplifiers and pedals to get the sound you’re looking for.<p>But what if you could carry all the equipment you need in the guitar itself? …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Have you ever wondered what it means to live in the present? Aren't we all here, now, in the present?<p>Technically, yes, but for so many of us, we are only 10 percent here.<p>We are really living in our minds. We exist from day-to-day in a dream-like state where we're not really connected to the world …

The Gift of Happiness

"The secret to happiness is not in the destination, but in the journey." Though this is a simple and recognizable phrase with a powerful message, it confines one of the hardest meanings to ever be practiced in life. We've been conditioned from an early age to do the exact opposite, to focus 100 …

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

From Denver to the World Stage: One High School Student Tells How

You wouldn't know it at a glance, but Freya Quist has seen the world and is hungry for more. At 17, Quist has made a life out of globetrotting. Quist was born in Hong Kong to parents overcome by wanderlust. "I was born in 1997 the year that [sovereignty of] Hong Kong was transferred back to China," …

10 Travel Blogs Trippy.com Members Can't Live Without

Whether you're planning a trip or just feel like fantasizing, there's nothing like an inspirational travel blog to get your imagination going. On that note, the members of travel website Trippy.com share the 10 travel blogs they just can't live without.<p>Did we miss your favorite travel blog? Click …

12 Things You Can Do Today to Live a Better Life Tomorrow

“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” ~ Ralph Marston When they think about changing and improving their lives, a lot of people get …

Mindful-Mastery: Rules of the Road for Adaptive Responding

One of the basic premises of Mindfulness based teachings is that humans, naturally and automatically, cling to pleasure and avoid pain. This causes us to suffer needlessly. While some pain in our lives is unavoidable, suffering is optional. But, because of the way our minds and bodies are wired, we …

10 Tips for a Healthy Road Trip

Summer is the best time for traveling around, especially by car. You can basically bring along as much luggage as you want, the weather's warm and the sun sets late in the evening. But sometimes travel vacations make us forget to stay active and eat healthy, or it feels too difficult to keep up our …

See The Precious Moment A 97-Year-Old Met Her Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter

Family reunions are always a special time, but they're even more special when a whopping six generations get together in the same place.<p>Lois Hubbard, 97, enjoyed the treat of a lifetime when she got to meet her four-week-old great-great-great-granddaughter baby Bonnie Hinch this past weekend in …

The Endless Benefits of Travel

I am currently on a massive adventure with my family; we are seven months into a year-long trip around Australia.<p>Coaching and traveling can bring up the same opportunities to shift long-held beliefs and ways of being.<p>When we sit down with a coach of any kind, it is because we want to achieve a …

Makeup Artist Kandee Johnson Transforms Herself Into 4 Kardashians And Its Amazing

We wouldn't try this at home, though.<p>Makeup artist Kandee Johnson has definitely outdone herself with her latest transformation.<p>In a recent video she made for BuzzFeed, the YouTube star transforms herself into not one, but four members of the Kardashian family. And it all happens in under two …

Turn on the Light: 10 Tools to Find Your Inner Spark This Summer

If you are lucky, you may be reading this while lounging at the beach or traveling on a well deserved summer vacation. The promise of change, at least a change in routine, may be one of the reasons we all love summer. Jobs, relationships, hobbies and health can all be reevaluated in the stillness …

A Heavy Sleeper's Guide To Getting Up In The Morning

My problem with waking up started 17 years ago. I wish I could explain it to you in a way that doesn't make me sound insecure and sensitive beyond all imagination, but I can't. When I try, it takes three thousand words and lots of angst, and it's not really what I want to write about anyway. So …

Two Life Lessons We Learn Best Through Experience

"If a fairy appeared in your life right now and you could have absolutely anything you wanted, where would you be and what would you be doing?"<p>That's a question I love to ask, as almost everybody paints a beautiful picture in response. They'd be on the beach in the Caribbean sipping a cocktail, or …

The Fountain of Youth May Be in Your Kitchen Sink

There's a reason that we seek out the fountain of youth. That fountain may be coming right out of your kitchen faucet. Water is the fluid of sustenance. Without it, we wouldn't be here. It may be the best thing to keep us staying healthy and beautiful. Nearly 60 percent of our body is composed of …

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Imagine feeling unmotivated and unfulfilled, being unsure of your talents and passions, and lacking a sense of direction or purpose in your life and in your work. For many, this is reality, but it doesn't have to be. With a bit of self-inquiry, introspection, and determination, you can discover …

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How I Lost 50 Pounds in 3 Months While Meditating in Sahaj Marg

I will never forget it. I used to be so terrified going into the doctors office because she would check my vitals.<p>And the most unfortunate part?<p>Every time I would go in, I would get increasingly <i>less healthy.</i> This got to the point where people were telling me that I was "pre-diabetic," "morbidly …

Actions vs. Outcomes: Why Setting the Wrong Goals Can Easily Prevent Your Success

"If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there."<p>You've likely heard this saying used to emphasize the importance of setting goals. Whether fitness-related, for your career, or focused on personal pursuits, setting concrete goals is key to success. Isn't that right?<p>As a weight …

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find. Happiness is made (with focus and effort) from within. Following the guidance of …

Be Present

Feeling distracted? Overwhelmed by the demands on your time and attention? Does your To Do List keep growing instead of shrinking? It's easier than ever to communicate, stay in touch and get our hands on information. But with all the notifications, distractions and 24/7 accessibility it's also …

41 Science-Based Actions For A More Meaningful Life

Happiness, resilience, connection, and kindness: these aren't just central qualities of a well-lived life, but "skills that can be taught and developed over time—with practice," according to UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center (GGSC).<p>Now GGSC has made learning these skills easier with Greater …

How I Finally Made Peace With My Anxiety Disorder

I sank into the faded green couch and prepared to tell another stranger about a part of myself I'd been trying to get rid of since I was a child; to describe what it feels like on those rare occasions when my brain tells me to run from everything; when even the most mundane daily tasks -- driving …