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The Collaborative Economy Is Exploding, And Brands That Ignore It Are Out Of Luck

By Ariel Schwartz4 minute Read<p>The so-called “collaborative economy” is gaining steam, as people increasingly choose to share and crowdsource goods, …

Ridesharing

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Demonstration

13 Practices of an Awakened Person

Tog-me Zong-po lived nearly 800 years ago, yet his <i>37 Practices of a Bodhisattva</i> is still considered a pinnacle list of traits that a person who …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Finance

10 Essential Stretches for Triathletes

Feet<p>1 of 11<p>Your feet are your foundation and they are the first and last things to touch the ground. Use a lacrosse ball/golf ball. Rub the lacrosse …

Honoring the Spirit is Possible

Ida Lawrence, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I’m starting out today with a few quotes. The topic is conditioning… and… conditioning. What kind of conditioning …

5 Questions to Discover Who You Are and What Will Make You Happy

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.</b>” ~<b>E.E. Cummings</b><p>At twenty-five I was happily married and had a great career, many friends, …

Modern Industrial Design Ideas and Future Technology

As world’s leading in electric personal transportation, Segway continues its expansion to provide its customer with a revolutionary product through …

9 Key Components of the Shift Towards Higher Consciousness

Facing considerable political, economic, social and ecological crises, the human race is desperate for a transformation and a new direction. Business …

7 Common Mistakes That Cause Homebuyers to Overpay

Homebuyers often undermine their own best interests and end up overpaying, many real estate agents say.<p>First-time homebuyers, as well as those …

New federal rule gives home buyers better access to appraisals

WASHINGTON — A new federal rule could give millions of home buyers insights they've never had before about a crucial element of their mortgage application: the appraisal, including the electronic cross-checks and reviews now used by lenders to determine the amount of the loan they'll approve.<p>The …

6 Magnificent Meditation Illustrations To Improve Your Practice

Meditation is reminding ourselves of what we already know. Our innermost Buddha nature, our loving goodness, can easily be forgotten. Here are 6 …

​What Is "Mindfulness," and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I keep seeing the word "mindfulness" everywhere, tied to everything from losing weight to being more productive. But what does this …

Meditation, mindfulness and mind-emptiness

Ever been unable to sleep because you can’t switch off that stream of thoughts that seems to flow incessantly, mercilessly through your head?<p>When …

How Yoga Became A $27 Billion Industry -- And Reinvented American Spirituality

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, opening a school to share the teachings of the spiritual leader Yogi Bhajan. At that time, there were only two other yoga studios in …

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

Social Supermarkets A 'Win-Win-Win' For Europe's Poor

Somewhere between a food pantry and a traditional grocery store lies an opportunity to help feed those in need.<p>Enter "social supermarkets," a European model that offers discounted food exclusively to those in poverty. The stores have grown in popularity across the continent, and this week, the U.K. …

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Points of Practice: Focus Within

Have you ever felt the meditative equivalent of “all dressed up with nowhere to go”—the feeling that you are showing up for meditation but nothing is …

Meditation

50 Quotes to Help You Let Go and Live

<i>“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know</i> …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Will Power

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Straight Up

Could posture be the secret to your total health?<p>Sandra Lanshin Chiu, a former investment banker who once worked 100-hour work weeks, knows firsthand that sitting hunched over at a desk all day can wreak havoc on the body. After constant bouts of sickness and muscle aches, she left her high profile …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

The Meaning of Om

<i>By Valerie Reiss</i><p>Ommm. It's often the first and last sound in your ears in a yoga class. But what does it mean? Perhaps you've heard it defined as "the sound of the universe" -- but what does that really mean?<p>Turns out, a lot -- and yet, like many spiritual (and especially yogic) things, it's not so …

Spirituality

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Great Things to People Introduces a Prototyped Machine that Makes Creating One-of-a-Kind Pottery Pieces Easier on the Hands

Great Things to People—a design group hailing from Santiago, Chile that we've previously covered at NY Design Week—has created a experimental machine …