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What Meditation Can Do for Us, and What It Can’t

Examining the science and supernaturalism of Buddhism.<p>An author owns a snappy title, and then the snappy title owns the author. Robert Wright, having titled his new book “Why Buddhism Is True,” has to offer a throat-clearing preface and later an apologetic appendix, in order to explain exactly what …

Meditation

Amor romântico e amor genuíno | Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on romantic love

The emerging technologies hype cycle and why it's shortening. http://econ.st/XYyAyi

25 Lugares fantásticos de nosso planeta que parecem ser de outro planeta

12. O infinito Salar De Uyuni, Bolívia<p>O Salar de Uyuni é o maior deserto de sal do mundo. Dependendo de como você olha, temos a impressão de estar …

The best examples of street art in 2012 (48 pictures)

Some of the most amazing examples of street art. A huge amount and variety of these works certainly confirms the fact that the street may be the best …

Why Your Boss Cares If You’re Happy

Companies from Google to Bank of America are investing in ways to measure how happy their employees are–and how to make them happier. But does that mean work is getting better, or are we just being tricked into working more?<p>A couple years ago, Matthew Stinchcomb was living in Berlin, running global …

Você deveria pedir demissão

Eu não tinha um emprego ruim. Era realmente bom. Um salário razoável, uma estabilidade de concurso público e larga flexibilidade nos horários.<p>"O que …

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Ask Ariely: On Tesla, To-Do Lists, and Knowing the News

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week <i>—</i> and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post …

ListenUp: Lou Reed Tribute

Lou Reed: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean<p>After 71 colorful years the immensely influential musician Lou Reed (born on 2 March 1942) passed away on Sunday, 27 October 2013. Not since Elvis has rock'n'roll received such a loss, and the indelible mark this distinctly talented artist left on the world …

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …

On Tour With Nirvana: Unseen Photos from the 1989 Heavier Than Heaven Tour

Mudhoney / Tad / Nirvana on the road.<p><i>Photos by Bruce Pavitt and Steve Double.</i><p>In mid-October of 1989, Kurt Cobain was in Europe holding a plastic basin full of vomit. The puke belonged to Tad Doyle, the 300-pound former butcher from Idaho who, at the time, had found mild success with his grunge …

15 Insanely Great Pearl Jam Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

1. ‘Long Road’<p>Eddie Vedder's contributions to the 1995 Pearl Jam/Neil Young collaborative album <i>Mirror Ball</i> were pretty minimal, but he did write the …

Music

Watch Eminem Perform "Berzerk" and "Survival" on "Saturday Night Live"

Last night's episode of "Saturday Night Live" featured musical guest Eminem, who brought out Rick Rubin to help out with his <i>Marshall Mathers LP2</i> single "Berzerk". As a lot of people on the internet are quick to point out, it looks like he was lip-syncing. Later, he did "Survival" with Skylar Grey. …

Eminem

The Dark Side: Critical Cases on the Downside of Business

<b>By Adrian Henriques, Visiting Professor of Accountability and CSR, Middlesex University Business School</b><p>The importance of a rounded look at CSR cannot …

Coffee v smoothies: Which is better for you?

<b>One is made of fruit. The other is caffeinated. So a smoothie is a healthier option than a coffee, right? Don't be so sure, says Michael Mosley, as he weighs the evidence.</b><p>Which is healthier - coffee or smoothies?<p>It seems obvious that the answer must be a smoothie. After all, drinking coffee is a …

Precious Plum: A Swim in Sh*t (Ep. 6)

How To Take A Glamour Shot Like Teenage Taylor Swift

She's so cool.<p><i>All photos via Andrew Orth/Coleman-Rayner.</i>

How does a lightbulb actually work?

How does a fiddly little piece of wire encased in a glass bubble manage to illuminate so well? James May on how the humble lightbulb does its job, more by accident than design.<p>The lightbulb has been shedding light in our homes and workplaces since the 1870s. and it’s been doing a sterling job …

In the Shadow of Publicis-Omnicom, Small Shops Form a Global Holding Company

As adland stays focused on the tie-up between Publicis Groupe and Omnicom Group, the largest agency-business merger in history, a handful of small …

Advertising