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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Horizon: The Power of the Placebo, BBC Two, review

Benji Wilson reviews The Power of Placebo, the latest episode of BBC Two's science strand Horizon<p>I love placebos. I love the word, for starters – I’m rolling it round my mouth right now, like a shiny pill – and I love the idea. That humans are so dumb, or so ingenious, that they can dupe themselves …

Famous Movie Locations in Rome

Most of us gain our first impression of the world's great cities in cinema -- and our ideas of what these cities are like (and what to expect when we actually visit them) are forever influenced by what we see on that silver screen.<p>Some cities are rather blasé about their movie star status -- none …

Apple Offers Official Tetris App Free Via Apple Store App

- Feb 17, 2014<p>Apple is offering the official Tetris game from Electronic Arts for free via its Apple Store iOS app. Apple periodically offers free …

15 Foreign Films That'll Make You Believe in Crazy-True Love

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Classics.<p>Listen, we love <i>Titanic</i> and <i>The Notebook</i> as much as the next girl, but they’re just so…expected. Boy and girl …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …