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Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

Andres Serrano’s Cuban Odyssey

We had no idea what Andres Serrano was up to until last summer when we got a call from a producer who asked if we’d be interested in accompanying Andres on a three-week trip to Cuba as he attempted to photograph Fidel Castro.<p><i>All photos by Andres Serrano.</i><p>Andres Serrano is perhaps best known for …

Syria: 'Assad regime ordered me to gas people - but I could not do it'

General Zaher al-Sakat tells Richard Spencer that he was ordered three times to use chemical weapons against his own people in Syria - but he could not go through with it.<p>Few thought that the <b>Syrian</b> regime's promise to destroy its chemical weapons would be the end of the story. Brigadier-General …

Snip! Slash! Staple! Make A MacBook Desk Stand From An Old Pizza Box

I always thought the handiest thing I could do with a pizza box was to toss it in the trash and use the little three-legged plastic widget (the one that stops the lid from touching your cheese) as a milking stool for my Barbies [1] .<p>But I was wrong. Assuming that you can keep the cheesy grease off …

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The eight simple secrets to bagging a free airline upgrade

Most air passengers will never experience anything but economy class.<p>Premium seats are shockingly unaffordable. Should you fancy a week in New York next month, travelling in first class with BA, for example, you'll need between £3,584 and £5,400 to do so. Dramatic, life-changing sums of money to …

Beyonce, Jay-Z trip stirs debate on 'people-to-people' visa

When Mary Ann Miller saw images of Beyonce and Jay-Z strolling through the streets of Havana, the Tempe, Ariz., burst out in excitement.<p>"I was at one of the restaurants they were at!" Miller said. "I was there!"<p>The power couple's trip to Cuba stunned many Americans who have spent the past five …

Exploring Amsterdam’s ‘Nine Streets’

I’m not a big souvenir person. My souvenirs have always been the pictures I take or the occasional piece of jewelry or cool scarf.<p>It’s harder than ever to find a product unique to its country these days — and I don’t want to end up with something I can find on junk-clogged Canal Street in Manhattan.<p>…

'I love you, too': Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church must embrace gays and lesbians

Prominent U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan acknowledged Easter Sunday that the Catholic Church needs to forge a better relationship with the gay and lesbian community.<p>“We gotta do better to see that our defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gay people,” Dolan said. “And I admit, we haven’t …

GMO Health Risks: What The Scientific Evidence Says

Many Americans are concerned about the spread of genetically modified organisms throughout agriculture -- and the perception that some members of the …

So, The Senate's Bipartisan Immigration Bill Is Back on Track

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill was being held up by a dispute over how low-skilled …

Chaos Looms if the Court Strikes Down DOMA and Punts on Prop 8

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Making predictions of Supreme Court rulings based on oral arguments is a notoriously unreliable …