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How crashing neutron stars killed off some of our best ideas about what 'dark energy' is

There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent collision of two ultra-dense, massive stars more than 100m light years from the Earth …

Physics

The 7 Best Vegan Blogs To Bookmark Now

Things To Do<p>These vegan bloggers are here with recipes and tips and tricks on how to live a vegan life.<p>If you've been doing a bit of veganuary and …

Vegan

Last Minute Vegan Gravy - Meeko Approves - Peter Laxalt

MIX AND TOAST DRY INGREDIENTS<p>1<p>Flour<p>Shackablam-o.<p>2<p>Onion powder<p>Bazang.<p>3<p>Garlic powder<p>Kapow.<p>4<p>Black pepper<p>"BAM!"<p>5<p>Mix and toast<p>I mixed it up a bit and …

Recipes

Vegan Gravy and Buddha Sauce

Here at Kripalu, we serve a selection of tasty, healthy staples that keep everyone nourished through the winter. Many of these are available at our …

Recipes

6 best vegan Christmas dinner alternatives

Christmas doesn’t always have to be about turkey. As proven by these delicious dishes, there are many meat-free options that can be just as …

Vegan

How Kids Can Use Meditation To Create A Rock Solid Emotional Foundation For Adulthood

One of my goals as a parent is to instill deeply inside my kids a meditation identity. I would like for them to incorporate meditation as a part of …

Meditation

The Beginner's Guide to Mindful Eating

<b>Step 1:</b> Mindful eating begins before you even put the food in your mouth. Start by observing the color, texture, and smell of the food on your plate. …

Mindfulness

Does Human Consciousness Exist? Scientists Discover that Free Will and Sense of Self Are An Illusion

Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership …

Consciousness

20 Powerful Zen Quotes and Poverbs to Live By

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it …

Buddhism

10 Inspiring Quotes to improve Your Worst Day

1. “Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined.” — Andrew Hendrixson<p>2. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform …

30 Forgoten Buddha Quotes on Life

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha<p>“No one saves us but ourselves.” – …

Meditation and Mindfulness Tips to Combat Everyday Worries and Life's Big Questions

Meditation and Mindfulness Tips to Combat Everyday Worries and Life’s Big Questions<p>Anxiety. Stress. Feeling overwhelmed. Life is messy. Life is fun. …

This One Habit Can Dramatically Reduce Anxiety, According to a Therapist

How we do one thing is how we do everything.<p><i>Is yoga effective in treating anxiety? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen Arluck, Clinical Psychotherapist in private practice, on</b> …

“Spiritual but not religious”: inside America's rapidly growing faith group

A new poll finds almost one in five Americans is spiritual but not religious.<p>Ava Lee Scott, an actress and theater-maker in New York, doesn’t practice an organized religion. Raised in both Catholic and Jewish traditions, Scott’s own spiritual life is far more eclectic. She studies ancient …

Atheism

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7 Ways To Pull Your Wandering Mind Back Into The Present Moment

Humans spend about half of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re actually doing in the present. A now-famous Harvard study illuminated this reality, using an iPhone app that pinged participants at random times throughout the day and asked them what they were thinking …

Mindfulness

The Spiritual Disciplines: Simplicity | The Art of Manliness

<i></i><i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

Minimalism

It's almost impossible to understand how unfathomably massive our universe truly is

As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly human in character. No …

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Obesity, Smoking and Your Diet

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Diets

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

Happiness

Hippocrates on Healing

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Finding peace through mindful running<p>By Amy Chillag , CNN<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

2 or 3 Things I Know About Late-Stage Capitalism

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William S. Burroughs

I spent 10 days using the popular mindfulness app Headspace — this is what it's like

Headspace is a startup with one simple goal: Make meditation accessible to everyone.<p>It does this through a smartphone app full of "guided meditations" — audio sessions where one of the company's co-creators leads listeners on a journey of contemplation.<p>Headspace's app is designed for the totally …

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

Behavior

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …