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The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

After losing DeAndre Jordan, Clippers have a problem ... and it's them

This is worse than a blown 19-point lead. This is a blown season.<p>The Clippers did more than fumble away a three-games-to-one lead in a playoff series. They lost one-third of their future.<p>Just when their fans thought it couldn't get any worse, it became relentlessly worse Friday with the report that …

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Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

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78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Here's the real reason why marijuana is illegal in the US

From the 1600s to the late 1800s, hemp (a cannabis plant containing very little THC) was harvested on U.S. soil to create materials such as rope, paper, and clothing.<p>In 1619, the Virginia Assembly decided to require farmers to grow hemp for these purposes, according to PBS. Hemp was also used as …

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The Campaign: Cameron Payne's Journey From Obscurity To The NBA Draft

NEW YORK -- Quick flashes lit the hollow gray stairway when Cameron Payne walked through the door. He had already moved past the TMZ cameras outside. Now a few photographers wanted their shots.<p>Payne, in a black designer T-shirt and blue jeans, paused for a picture or two, then pushed by them and …

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How to Manage Stress

For any of you who have experienced a ‘runner’s high’ or endorphin rush while exercising you know how powerful the feeling can be. But there are many …

A feud has erupted between DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings, and it's getting ugly

On Monday there was a report that the Los Angeles Lakers wanted to trade for Cousins. The NBA world generally scoffed at the rumor (who <i>wouldn't</i> want to trade for a 24-year-old All-Star center?), and it came after Kings vice president Vlade Divac told the Sacramento Bee, "That is not happening," …

Marvel to give top Spider-Man billing to biracial teenager, Miles Morales

Secret Wars is in full spin at Marvel, despite delays, and there's only so much we know about what the Marvel Universe will look like once the dust settles. But one thing is clear: Miles Morales will be the Spider-Man in the title <i>Spider-Man</i>. Not in another universe, not in a cross-over; just... …

Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco address the Charleston church shooting

West freestyles about race in America, while Lupe Fiasco writes an open letter to white supremacists<p>Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco both raised their voices on the subject of race in America this weekend, in the aftermath of the Charleston church murders.<p>West, headlining Hot 107.9’s Birthday Bash in …

NASA Preps Mission To Search For Life On Europa, One Of Jupiter's Moons

The celestial body with the greatest potential for life in the solar system may not be Mars after all. Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, is believed to have an ocean just beneath its frozen crust -- and some scientists think it may have just the right ingredients for life.<p>Now, NASA is getting ready …

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault

A vast chunk of space rock crashes into the Yucatan Peninsula, darkening the sky with debris and condemning three-quarters of Earth’s species to extinction. A convergence of continents disrupts the circulation of the oceans, rendering them stagnant and toxic to everything that lives there. Vast …

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>.</b> Greece faces a critical 24 hours as the country may need to impose capital controls to avert a banking crisis if no deal is reached with foreign creditors at an emergency eurozone summit on Monday.<p><b>2.</b> Islamic State militants have planted mines and bombs in the historic city of Palmyra, but it's …

These Are the 10 Most Promising Games of E3 2015

Sledgehammer Games/Activision<p>Ubisoft<p>Ashley Gilbertson for TIME<p>The Creative Assembly<p>Ubisoft<p>Ubisoft<p>Bungie<p>Nintendo<p>Sucker Punch …

Call of Duty

NBA Draft 2015: Latest Rumors, Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Top Prospects

The 2015 NBA draft is Thursday, and fans of teams across the league are looking for any and all information that may reveal their favorite team's draft-day plans. For lottery teams especially, the futures of their franchises are at stake.<p>The Minnesota Timberwolves hold the first selection, and in …

A Tale of Two Wolves: Men, Masculinity and Violence - Photographs and text by Pete Muller | LensCulture

<i>After Pete Muller was named a finalist in the LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards, he then went on to win first prize in the “General News, stories” category at World Press Photo. In Amsterdam, at the World Press Photo Award Days, we had the chance to sit down with Muller and learn more about</i> …

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Kanye West: 'I'm not saying I'm Leonardo da Vinci, but …'

Kanye West,Music,Pop and rock,Celebrity,Glastonbury festival,UK news,Festivals,Music festivals,Life and style,Culture<p>US rapper, who has likened himself to Picasso, Shakespeare and Disney, sets sights on Renaissance polymaths ahead of Glastonbury headline slot<p>Not many contemporary artists would risk …

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NBA Draft 2015: Latest Mock Draft for Top 1st-Round Prospects

The 2015 NBA draft is only four short days away, which means that months upon months of anticipation and preparation will finally culminate across 60 selections.<p>Although what happens at Thursday night's spectacle in the Barclays Center will shape franchises for years to come, the most impact-making …

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'Final Fantasy VII': The challenge of remaking a classic

Almost 20 years later, <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> is being remade. It's no prequel, sequel, gamified <i>Advent Children</i> thing. It's a proper darn remake. The short trailer shown first at PlayStation's E3 2015 event was fairly obtuse -- we don't even get to see the protagonists' face, but there's still a lot of …

Samsung Galaxy phones may have a massive security flaw - here's how to protect your phone

Security company NowSecure has discovered a potential breach related to the Swift keyboard installed on Samsung's Android devices<p>More than 600 million Samsung Galaxy phones could be at risk of a major security breach that could see malicious hackers take control of parts of the phones.<p>If security …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>.</b> Multiple fatalities have been reported in a shooting Wednesday night at a church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.<p><b>2.</b> Greeks are withdrawing money from their bank accounts at an unprecedented rate as the risk of a Greek default looms.<p><b>3.</b> Several Canadian government websites, including the …

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Warriors vs. Cavaliers: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors won the 2015 NBA Finals on Tuesday with a 105-97 road victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena.<p>A shorthanded Cavs squad was no match for the Warriors when they began to assert their will. As was the case in the prior two contests, Cleveland …

T.I. Says Travi$ Scott’s “Rodeo: The Album” Will Be the Greatest Debut since Kendrick Lamar | OnSMASH

T.I. & Sons discuss new season of ‘The Family Hustle’<p>With <b>T.I.</b> set to continue his Paperwork series with upcoming installments Traps Open & Love And …