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Noticing the Gaps: The Fourth State of Consciousness

“<i>In the ancient spiritual philosophy of India, there’s a term called ‘turiya’ which refers to the fourth state of consciousness. The first state of</i> …

Consciousness

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Workouts

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“, published in the USA, has stirred …

Quantum Mechanics

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

Brainwaves

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Marketing

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

When you think a sentence in your head, your brain sends signals to your mouth and jaw. MIT Media Lab's headset reads those signals with 92 percent accuracy.<p>I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to …

MIT Media Lab

A How-to Guide to Writing Emails That Make You Sound Smart

Don't let poorly written emails get in your way.<p><b>Poor writing can make others think you aren't intelligent.</b>• <b><br>I'm the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the meaning of a sentence.</b>• <b><br>Don't get caught up in miscommunication. Master these simple tips.</b><p>As the executive …

Linguistics

Top 14 Usually Misquoted Motivational Quotes

Often the original quotation is far more profounder than the version everyone thinks is correct.<p>There's no question that motivational quotes can inspire you to become more successful, achieve better work/life balance, advance your career and create long-term enlightenment. However, were you aware …

Motivation

An artist with a background in physics builds sculptures that disappear into thin air

Julian Voss-Andreae, a sculptor with a background in physics and mathematics, builds sculptures that seem to vanish into thin air.

Sculpture

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

The 25 best places to travel in the US this year, according to TripAdvisor reviews

Travel site TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of its annual Travelers' Choice Awards, honoring the travel destinations that are at the top of everybody's must-see list.<p>We've already taken a look at the best international cities to travel to this year, so it's time to see which American …

Hospitality

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …

CEOs

Banksy's world caught on camera

Barry Cawston's latest project has brought him a step closer to the world's most mysterious street artist. Rachel Stewart spoke to the British …

Streetwear

New superhumans breed that communicate telepathically may soon become a reality, claims neurosurgeon

Ever wondered what if you had telepathic powers to communicate, life would be so much easier! Embrace yourselves as your dream is about to become a …

Singularity

The Neuroscience of Superfluidity

Consciousness means "the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings." Since the days of René Descartes and John Locke, philosophers have …

The Brain

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

Billionaire signs up to be killed, have brain digitally preserved

A Silicon Valley billionaire is paying the ultimate price for immortality: death.<p>Well, that, and a spare 10 grand.<p>Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of …

Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year

Elon Musk issued yet another incredibly ambitious timeline.<p>During a Q&A at the SXSW festival on Sunday, Musk said SpaceX will be ready to fly its Mars rocket in 2019.<p>"We are building the first ship, or interplanetary ship, right now," Musk said. "And we'll probably be able to do short flights, …

Elon Musk

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Our consciousness will shoot through the cosmos on laser beams, says Michio Kaku

Humans are going to terraform Mars. And communicate with aliens. And merge with robots. And possibly find the key to immortality, or at least …

Tampa Hackerspace

Shazam

Want to Know If Someone's Actually Qualified for the Job? Ask this 1 Question

Why asking about an applicant's work tools can reveal their job aptitude.<p>Back when I was a kid working on constructions sites in Boston with my Nonno (that's grandfather in Italian, by the way), he taught me the most important interview question you could ask an applicant. Nonno was an architect …

Employment

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Lockheed Martin "Dazzles" With New Laser Cannon Project

And the defense company's investors finally get a glimpse at the weapon's purchase price.<p>Wayward drones, rogue missiles, and hostile aircraft, …