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Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

17 Smart Tips for People Who Work From Home | Inc.com

We've heard this advice over and over again--from Richard Branson, from a Stanford professor, from--well, everyone: If you want to be more successful and happier, work from home.<p>With that in mind, I asked people who work from home now to give me their best tips. How do you overcome the loneliness …

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

The Retirement Savings Mistake That 68% of Baby Boomers Regret

Don't make the same mistake that most baby boomers did.<p>As the baby boomers retire in large numbers, they're finally getting the chance to see how …

New York City is suing 5 major oil companies, claiming they contributed to global warming

It seems that nowadays the existence of climate change is a never-ending source of controversy. But in the face of years that keep getting hotter, …

Fossil Fuels

Lawmaker claims 'character makeup' makes blacks more susceptible to marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Kansas state legislator has stepped down from the chairmanship of a Kansas House committee after he said African-Americans were more susceptible to marijuana because of "their character makeup" and "their genetics."<p>Republican state Rep. Steve Alford made the remarks Saturday to a small …

Federal Reserve's Neel Kashkari: Why the Banks Don't Like Our New Research

Neel Kashkari is on a mission.<p>The Minneapolis Federal Reserve, led by Kashkari, released a detailed strategy Wednesday that outlined a plan to raise …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

How I Plan to Keep Traveling After Losing My Job

Getting out of the house has never been more important.<p>In 2017, we bodysurfed in Hawaii, ogled the crown jewels in London, crooned under the Eiffel …

We Finally Have Direct Proof That Human Activity Is Healing The Ozone Hole

Go team!<p>According to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), scientists have, for the first time, produced proof that the recovery of the ozone …

Anesthetics found to do more than simply induce sleep

Despite the widespread use of anesthetics, we still don't know exactly how they work. The reason we don't fully understand the mechanism behind them …

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

Iran Bans English in Primary Schools to Block ‘Cultural Invasion’

Iran

Women Say a Rigged System Allows Wall Street to Hide Its Sexual-Harassment Problem

In 1996, twenty-three female brokers sued Smith Barney for sexual harassment and pay discrimination in what became known as the “Boom-Boom Room” case. Nearly two thousand women nationwide joined the lawsuit after it was granted class-action status and, in the end, Smith Barney paid the women a …

THC Detox – How To Get Weed Out Of Your System Fast (Very Effective)

So you need to detox THC and learn how to get weed out of your system fast?<p>Then you’ve no doubt come to the right place.<p>No matter if your reasons are …

Cannabis

Kissinger poisoned the Middle East: America is living in a quagmire of his making

W made matters worse, but the region’s radicalization can all be traced to our steady support of the Shah of Shahs<p>The only person Henry Kissinger flattered more than President Richard Nixon was Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. In the early 1970s, the Shah, sitting atop an enormous reserve …

This school has banned all technology in the classroom—and at home

The next time your kid complains about your draconian 30-minute iPad limit, try this one on them: there is a school in London where all internet, TV, smartphones, and other tech devices are banned until at least age 12. (Pause, wait for gasps.)<p>The charter of the Acorn School, founded in 2013, …

London School of Economics

Boehner Opens Door To Suing Obama Over Iran Deal

Boehner said a lawsuit against the president is a "very possible" option.<p>WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that all options are on the table in the fight to stop the Iran nuclear deal from moving forward, including suing the president.<p>Boehner said a lawsuit against …

The Latest: Merkel says no legal limit to refugee numbers

VIENNA (AP) — The latest developments as European governments rush to cope with the huge number of migrants moving across Europe. All times local …

Why Congress is crazy for wanting to sell 101 million barrels of oil from the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserve

This sale would take place in the 2018-2025 timeframe. There are several reasons this proposal does not make sense. But before we discuss why, one first has to know why the SPR came into existence.<p><b>How the SPR Was Founded</b><p>The idea of the government stockpiling oil reserves was first proposed after …

Why is religion privileged over philosophy?

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that, at least in the U.S., and certainly in Canada, the government defers far more to religious beliefs than …

Facts about US racial unrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot …