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All 89 Oscar best-picture winners, ranked from worst to best by movie critics

As the 90th Academy Awards looms, this year's best picture race is one of the closest, most unpredictable of all time.<p>But before the winner is finally announced on March 4, we've reflected on the other 89 winners that have taken home the top prize.<p>Business Insider ranked all 89 films — from the …

Rotten Tomatoes

Did Archaeologists Just Prove the Existence of Prophet Isaiah?

A stunning article published Thursday announced that archaeologists have stumbled upon the first physical evidence of the existence of the prophet …

Theology

5 especias exóticas que debes probar

Dales a la sal y a la pimienta una noche libre. <b>Las especias exóticas pueden enriquecer tus platos, mejorando los sabores</b>, añadiendo aromas intensos y …

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

Astrophysics

Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.<p>Last month, researchers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project announced the discovery of the world's largest underwater cave system in Yucatán after realizing that …

Archaeology

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Meditation

The Largest Ever Tropical Reforestation Is Planting 73 Million Trees

The project in the Brazilian Amazon is using a new technique for planting trees that results in more, stronger plants–and hopes to cover 70,000 acres in new forests.<p>There are more habitable planets in our galaxy than humans living on planet Earth. But the nearest one is about 70 trillion miles …

Find your friends faster with WhatsApp’s new live location sharing feature

WhatsApp helps billions of people make plans and meet up with friends — and not just through its messaging and calling features. The app also has a “share location” function that you might be familiar with, letting you send an estimation of your current location to a contact. Taking this concept a …

"I Am Waiting For You My Love"

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Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA scientists just received their last message from the Cassini spacecraft, which plunged into Saturn early Friday morning. Those final bits of data signal the end of one of the most successful planetary science missions in history.<p>“The signal from the spacecraft is gone and …

Astronomy

Lakes of mercury and human sacrifices – after 1,800 years, Teotihuacan reveals its treasures

When archaeologists found a tunnel under Mexico’s ‘birthplace of the gods’, they could only dream of the riches they would discover. Now its wonders – from jewel-eyed figures to necklaces of human teeth – are being revealed to the world<p>In 2003, a tunnel was discovered beneath the Feathered Serpent …

Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Meditation

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iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It’s not even a contest anymore

We already know the iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic processor will deliver tremendous performance. Benchmark scores showed that the new chip is miles ahead of …

3 mindful minutes: these videos will make you calmer and happier

Stressed? Anxious? Overloaded? Author, speaker and modern healer Jody Shield is here to show you that no matter what you're faced with, in just three …

6 Natural Remedies for Your Belly and Below-the-Belt Issues

Apples<p>If you’re prone to constipation, “an apple a day will make you go more easily, thanks to its high water and fiber content,” says Chris Kilham, …

Alternative Medicine

Oktober Fest in Munich: What to Expect

If you’re headed for the massive beer tents at the Oktober Fest in Munich, Germany this year – have one on us and cheers! Here’s the when, where, how …

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

Mindfulness

Samsung plans to sell a Galaxy Note with a foldable screen in 2018

Head of Samsung mobile says ‘holy grail of smartphones’ should be available next year, although company still has several hurdles to overcome<p>Samsung is aiming to launch a Note smartphone with a screen that folds next year, which would likely be the first available to feature such an innovation.<p>Koh …

10 best meditation apps for Android

Many people vaunt the usefulness of meditation. The claims are that it improves health, your mental faculties, and more. We’re not medical professionals, so we’re not going to attempt to prove or disprove those notions. However, we do know of some really good apps to assist in meditative practices. …

"Es mentira que somos tan abiertos de mente": la película más taquillera del año en México, "Hazlo como hombre", exhibe en EE.UU. su burla a la homofobia

"Su mejor amigo salió del clóset y él hará todo para regresarlo".<p>Con esta provocadora premisa, la comedia "Hazlo como hombre" se convirtió en agosto en la película más taquillera en lo que va de año en México.<p>El pasado jueves superó además los cuatro millones de espectadores, lo que la coloca en el …

Revealed: This is the most beautiful country in the world

Rough Guides asked its readers to vote for the most beautiful country in the world – and it’s hardly surprising to hear that Scotland came right on …

Yoga and mindfulness 'benefit energy levels and brain function'

Practicing Hatha yoga or mindfulness meditation for just 25 minutes can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, compared with …