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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

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Genetic Evidence of Yoga’s Impact on the Immune System

20<p>SHARES<p>If we’re finished obsessing about yoga jeans, perhaps it’s time to think about yoga and genes.<p>Newly published research from Norway suggests …

8 Exponential Trends That Will Shape Humanity

Our global society has entered a period of accelerated change, and these changes are reshaping entire industries, economic models and institutions. …

Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

It took <b>Thomas Edison</b> superhuman feats of biology to fuel his astoundingly ambitious to-do list. He reportedly slept a mere three to four hours at night, “regarding sleep as a waste of time, ‘a heritage from our cave days,'” as James Maas tells us in his 1997 productivity bestseller <i>Power Sleep</i></i> …

The Difference Between Curiosity and Wonder and How It Shaped the Science vs. Scripture Divide

<i>“The important thing is not to stop questioning… Never lose holy curiosity,”</i> Albert Einstein counseled in 1955. Iconic science fiction writer Isaac Asimov has hailed curiosity as the key to discovery. Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of the greatest scientific minds of our time, has proclaimed it central …

If You're Thinking About Buying Stocks Now, Stop

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As I pointed out in my last article, there is a palpable anxiety afflicting investors who haven't benefited from this year's …

The Daily Routines of Great Writers

<i>UPDATE: These daily routines have now been adapted into a labor-of-love visualization of writers’ sleep habits vs. literary productivity.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut’s recently published daily routine made we wonder how other beloved writers organized their days. So I pored through various old diaries and …

The most frequently highlighted passages in famous business and management books

A welcome consequence of the digitalization of our lives and media is the creation of streams of data that weren’t previously accessible. One of those is the book passages most highlighted by users of Amazon.com’s Kindle e-reader software.<p>It’s magical to see the short selections of writing that …

Shades of Grey