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'Game of Thrones' has shown more than 5,000 onscreen deaths in three years

It's the bloodshed it doesn't show that should concern you<p>There is absolutely no question that <i>Game of Thrones</i> revels in its violence and bloodshed. Oftentimes the killing is an up-close and personal affair — making the times our favorite characters get offed all the more traumatic — but given how …

Exclusive: this is Android TV

Every so often, some enterprising computer company will claim they’ve finally fixed the TV. They’ll talk about how they’ve turned a dumb terminal into a smart computing platform that extends your work and play to a gigantic screen. Then, we’ll watch as the idea flops because they fail to line up …

Which Game of Thrones Actor Looks Least Like His or Her Onscreen Character?

<i>Game of Thrones</i>' fourth season premieres this Sunday, which means it's time to get back to watching the people of Westeros exist in perpetual foul …

Yahoo reportedly wants to rival Netflix and HBO with four original shows

Yahoo is close to ordering four series of original programming, designed to rival the kind of shows seen on cable-TV networks such as HBO and streaming services such as Netflix, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The shows would be half-hour comedies, created by writers and directors with TV …

Xbox One original TV shows will include interactive extras

A robot-themed sci-fi show and a reality show for this summer's World Cup are among the original programmes coming to the Xbox One, complete with bonus interactive elements.<p>New TV shows made specially for the Microsoft Xbox One will include bonus features accessed through the console. The first six …

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Illustrated Movie Characters by Rafael Lima

Awesome Movie Characters.<p>Rafael Lima is a Manaus, Brazil based art director, illustrator, and graphic designer who currently works for Samsung …

Lights, camera, interaction: Why video data is a crucial part of the enterprise value chain

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/Photosani<p>The Netflix-Comcast truce has demonstrated once more how crucial video has become for today’s …

Aereo wants to expand to 50 cities if it prevails in court

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Five things still missing from Amazon’s Fire TV

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>I’ve been toying with Amazon’s (S AMZN) Fire TV ever since the company released the set-top …

NBC's iOS app can now send shows to your TV, sort of

The big US broadcasters like to tout the strength of their mobile TV apps, but actually viewing the apps' content <i>on a TV</i> has frequently proven elusive. That's a rather glaring omission, don't you think? Some credit is due to NBC, then, as it recently updated its iOS app with AirPlay support. …

AT&T creates $500M joint venture for a Netflix-style TV service

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Oleksiy Mark<p>AT&T(s T), the nation’s second largest broadband provider and wireless company, is getting into …

Fan TV's new set-top box will connect with Time Warner Cable

A year ago, the Silicon Valley startup Fan TV showed off the next-generation set-top box it had built in secret. The sleek hockey puck, designed by Yves Behar, combines the functions of a traditional cable box with media streaming boxes like Apple TV and Roku. But it had one big problem — no cable …

Amazon’s HBO coup is a big setback for Netflix

Amazon has pulled off a significant coup in the TV streaming wars, announcing this morning that it had struck a deal to stream older HBO shows on its Prime Instant Video platform. The immediate reaction in markets has been in shares of Netflix, which have sunk by about 3.5% in the early …

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The 10 Best meditation apps

<b>1. Buddhify</b><p>This nicely-designed UK-created app is aimed at busy urbanites. You tell it whether you’re at the gym, walking, commuting or home. You can …

How Not To Worry: Timeless 1934 Advice on Controlling Anxiety and Mastering Life

As far as vintage finds go, they hardly get more fortuitous than <b>You Can Master Life</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a marvelous 1934 compendium of sort-of-philosophical, sort-of-self-helpy, at times charmingly dated, other times refreshingly timeless advice on cultivating “the power to think, to create, to …

For Depression Treatment, Meditation Might Rival Medication

On the list of ways in which meditation appears to benefit the brain, depression treatment may be the latest to gain scientific backing. A new review study, out yesterday in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine</i>, finds that mindfulness meditation may rival …

Four Tips To Help Your Meditation Practice Become Daily

Here are four very simple tips for turning your dabbling, on and off, casual, swinging, it-loves-me-it-loves-me-not relationship with meditation into …

On the Importance of Being Compassionate

As we approached the end of 2013, I started reflecting on the most important thing I learned last year. I have spent a lot of my life so far trying to figure out what the greatest quality of a human being is. I decided a few years ago that it must be courage. It took me almost 30 years of life to …

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Mindfulness: 5 Practical Methods for Your Daily Life

Mindfulness implies balance, focus and living in the moment. We often associate mindfulness with meditation and dedicated practice. It is even better if it can become a habit and a continuos process.<p>I have found the most challenging part of mindfulness trying to carry over the benefits of practice …

Mindfulness

How Breathing, Yoga and Positive Thinking Can Increase Intelligence

First let's define what it means to be smart.<p>There currently isn't a universal way to measure intelligence. Some people use the standard benchmarks, …

The Power of Breath in Meditation and Fitness

I was nine years old when my father, Deepak Chopra, taught me to meditate. Meditation has become an invaluable tool in my life to help me stay calm, …

Meditation

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. …

Exercise the Mind and the Body Will Follow

If you find it hard to stick to your workout routine, or wish you enjoyed it more, it's likely that your mind is a little... out of shape.<p>Sounds …

Dr. Amen: Change Your Brain, Change Your Health

<i>There are certain body parts you just don’t look at much. Or ever, in the case of your brain. But just because all that grey matter is out of sight,</i> …

Teaching Our Kids the Value of Silence

© eleonora_os – Fotolia.com<p>The word “stress” appears approximately 72 times in the special report <i>The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back</i> …

4 Ways Your Brain Can Ruin Your Chances For Success

What's really tripping up the ones who barely make it out of the starting gate? The economy, of course, doesn't make things easy. But perhaps there's something much closer to home that increases the challenge.<p>Our brains are powerful processing tools, but just like most technology, they can be …

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Are People Changeable, Or Are They Cast In Cement?

One side of an endless debate in human resources holds that people are basically stuck. As the old cartoon character Popeye would say, “I am what I am.” The proverbial statements “a leopard can’t change its spots” or “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” reinforce that idea as well. Then, on the …