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The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

T-Mobile is giving every customer a share of its stock

T-Mobile had another of its un-carrier events today, which now have so many regular giveaways they are starting to look like an episode of Oprah.<p>First, the company announced that every current T-Mobile account holder on a postpaid plan will get one share of common stock in the company, which is …

Words Crush: Hidden Words!

Here comes the <b>KING</b> of <b>BRAIN TEASERS</b> from the maker of "Roll the Ball: slide puzzle", "Block!" & "Pipe Lines : Hexa".<b><br>FIND HIDDEN WORDS!</b> Let's start …

Secrets of kindness from Matthieu Ricard, the 'world's happiest man'

If being kinder is a goal for you, Matthieu Ricard has some good news. Kindness leads directly to happiness, says the 69-year-old Buddhist monk.<p>Ricard, often called the “happiest man in the world," has undergone hours of MRI scans during which scientists found unusually high levels of upbeat …

Horrors of one-child policy leave deep scars in Chinese society

His wife was seven months pregnant with their second child when the group of people barged into his home and took her away. He followed them to the local hospital, where - against medical advice and despite his pleadings - they jammed a needle into her belly.<p>"They grabbed my wife's body like they …

How to Become Happy Again

Sometimes, the world throws you a tough curve. If you're feeling depressed, either because of long-term clinical depression, or loss, or a break-up, …

Pioneering Psychologist Jerome Bruner on the Act of Discovery and the Key to True Learning

“Discovery, like surprise, favors the well-prepared mind.”<p>I’ve always held the art of discovery in higher regard than the art of invention. Rather than creating something that didn’t previously exist, to <i>dis</i>cover is to uncover what has always been there but had remained hidden from view — to shine a …

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Refugee crisis: east and west split as leaders resent Germany for waiving rules

Europe’s meltdown in the face of its biggest post-1945 immigration emergency is generating the worst east-west split since the Iraq war, when Donald Rumsfeld divided it into “new Europe and old Europe” – his supporters and opponents.<p>On Thursday Germany and France ordered the European commission to …

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Life Is Hard For Mildly Perturbed Cat

From his favorite spot, almost but not quite in the shade of the large oak tree, Mildly Perturbed Cat contemplates the dissatisfying state of his …

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Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group<p><b>At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew quite what to expect as 41-year-old Deena Kastor lined up for the 2014 Philadelphia Rock 'N' Roll Half-Marathon.</b><p>An Olympic bronze medalist and American …

Prison Born

What becomes of the babies of incarcerated mothers? Research suggests that having nurseries in prisons leads to lower recidivism rates for moms and better outcomes for their kids.<p>Alyssa mayer was four months pregnant the day a police officer showed up at her motel room in Kingston, New York. It was …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

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Obama OKs New North Korea Sanctions Over 'Destructive' Cyber Attack

President Barack Obama on Friday authorized additional sanctions on North Korea in the wake of the "destructive and coercive" cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.<p>The new sanctions target three entities — including the country's primary intelligence organization — and 10 individuals as …

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