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Attachment and Non-Attachment: Attachment Theory and Buddhism

Copyright © 2009-2010 by Nobo Komagata (http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.html, http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.pdf)<p>…

Meditation

Meet The Man Who Lives Normally With Damage to 90% of His Brain

The father of two lives a normal life.<p>A French man who lives a relatively normal, healthy life - despite damaging 90 percent of his brain - is …

The Brain

Are Your Emotions Making You Sick? Science Says Yes

Exploring the cognitive neuroscience of emotion is a widely debated topic among naturopaths and neurologists alike. It’s undeniable that our emotions …

Wellness

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home - Quiet Corner

1. Echinacea<p>(<i>Echinacea purpurea</i>)<p>This native perennial, also known as Purple Coneflower, is a glorious garden plant that grows 24 to 36 inches tall, …

Alternative Medicine

10 Ancient Recipes You Can Try Today

Food has evolved a lot. It’s easy to take the complexity of the recipes and technology we enjoy today for granted—but it wasn’t always this way. …

List-Worthy

20 Donut Day Recipes for Every Diet

If you’re following a paleo, vegan, raw-vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free or other restrictive diet, festivities like birthdays or donut parties may seem like cruel jokes. We feel you! No longer do you have to look on in envy while everyone else at the party devours sweet confections. In honor of …

Dessert

A man who has visited over 100 countries shares his 2 favorite credit cards to earn points

He sold his house nearly nine years ago and has been on the road ever since, having visited all seven continents, more than 100 countries, and all 50 US states.<p>While he used a debit card exclusively during his first six years of travel — "I'm not saying it's a wise thing to do, I'm just saying I …

Personal Finance

D.C. Dining 101: A Guide for Students and Visitors

The Essentials<p><i>It's best to start with the basics. Here are the sites to bookmark for general dining knowledge in D.C., particularly Eater's staples, the Eater 38 and the Eater Heatmap.</i><p>Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>The Heatmap: Look here for the hottest new restaurants in town; …

Top 10: the best boutique hotels in Marrakech

An insider's guide to the top boutique hotels and riads in Marrakech, including the best hotels for cool courtyard pools, rooftop terraces, local cuisine and romantic bedrooms, close to the Djemaa el-Fna, the souks and the Bahia and Badi palaces.<p>Riad Adore<p>A spacious, light-filled hotel with a …

Interior Design

Restaurateur Hakan Ilhan Revisits His Turkish Roots With Ottoman Taverna

Restaurateur <b>Hakan Ilhan</b> has opened more than 20 fast-casual eateries, a French bistro, and two upscale Italian restaurants over the past decade or …

Washington D.C.

Don’t Waste Your Money on Homeopathic “Drugs”

When you or your child is sick and all you care about is relief, you’ll perk up at any promise a pill bottle makes. But some of those packages hold …

Alternative Medicine

Why the Rent vs. Buy Debate Is Completely Pointless

After saving up for a long time, I recently bought a home, which caught some of my friends off guard. “I thought you were anti-homeownership,” they …

17 cheap and easy ways to hack your Ikea furniture

If you're a millennial (or anyone who appreciates a good deal), most of your furniture is probably from Ikea.<p>The Scandinavian retailer is known for …

House Design

The Psychology of Creepiness

(Image: McAndrew and Koehnke)<p>What does it mean to be creepy? We recently looked at cartoon illustrations. Now let's look at the science of …

Meet the Kouign Amann: The Obscure French Pastry Making it Big in America

<i>This is</i> <i>the Pastry Basket</i><i>, a series in which Eater profiles noteworthy breakfast pastries. Up next: the kouign amann.</i><p>Ask anyone to name the hottest pastry of the 21st century thus far and they'll have exactly one answer: the Cronut. The clever hybrid pastry from NYC's genius patissier Dominique …

Neuroimaging Reveals How LSD Affects the Brain

Since its invention some 80 years ago, LSD has been considered one of the most powerful psychedelic drugs, with a mysteriously high ability to expand …

Consciousness

A 'Hamburglar' Hits D.C. Five Guys, Plus More Intel

<b>Burger burglary?</b><p>A man was caught on camera cooking a hamburger inside a Five Guys location in D.C. back in mid-March. Police are on the hunt for the...hamburglar? [WUSA9]<p><b>Mas arepas</b><p>Arepas Pues is now open in Silver Spring. Diners can choose from a variety of fillings or customize their own.</b> …

The very real pain of ‘imaginary’ illnesses

How do you tell a patient that their paralysis, blindness, or seizures are “all in the mind”? As the doctor Suzanne O’Sullivan explains to BBC Future, our thoughts and feelings can move the body in mysterious ways that are just as frightening as any physical illness.<p>Soon after Suzanne O’Sullivan …

Mental Health

15 Insanely Delicious Places To Eat Doughnuts

Go nuts for doughnuts!

Lonely Planet: Ireland a 'global trailblazer' says new edition of travel guide

LP's looking glass<p>The times, they are a-changing, according to the 12th edition of Lonely Planet's Ireland guide - published this week.<p>Cork is the …

Ireland

13 IKEA Planter Hacks for the Ultimate Outdoor Patio Garden

Why Mistakes Are Often Repeated

Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.<p>If there’s anything that stings more than wasting good money on a subpar outing, it’s doing so repeatedly—but still, the depths of TripAdvisor teem with accounts of mistakes that were made …

The Brain

How to Build a Potato Tower or Other Easy Spud Planter

You might think that growing potatoes is the kind of thing you need a lot of time, attention, and garden space to undertake. But the opposite is actually true. All you really need is a container of some sort, a few seed potatoes, some compost and fertilizer, and regular watering. I’ve seen people …

Gardening

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Male scientists described in same demeaning way as female scientists

You know the stories about how close Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger came to never marrying? Chances are you haven't heard them, …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

Cooking

Why you eat so much

Almost 20 years ago, psychology professor and biologist Paul Rozin tested a theory about food. Many people believed their bodies were good at telling them when to start and stop eating, but he wasn't so sure.<p>"A lot of things that control what and how much people eat have nothing to do with the …

15 Make-Ahead Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up from Head to Toe

There’s nothing like coming home to a steamy bowl of soup after a day spent skiing on the slopes, a snowball fight with your friends or even just a blustery walk home from work. Soup will warm you up from head to toe, but who wants to spend an hour by the stove after a long day in the cold? Try …

Cooking