Sharon Giboney

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Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

The race to be the first to test the supersonic transportation system is heating up<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California …

10 Zen-Based Habits To Motivate You

Applying zen to your life can bring about a radical change in your focus, dedication and positivity. Here are 10 ways to make work for you.<p>It is …

Business Administration

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Ten must-read YA novels you've probably never heard of

Just like adult fiction, popular YA books such as The Hunger Games or Divergent are not representative of the sheer diversity of titles and authors out there. John Hansen, creator of #VeryRealisticYA, explores some of the totally unique YA books you’ve probably not come across but really ought to …

Books

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

Can you train your brain to be more compassionate?

It takes strength to be gentle and kind. Credit: Shutterstock.<p>At high school, I was of the only racial minorities. I was bullied for this, leaving me …

Mindfulness

This Marijuana Bill Introduced in the Senate Could Solve a Big Problem

Marijuana has a bounty of challenges it needs to overcome, but a bill introduced in the Senate last week focuses on eliminating a well-known critical …

18 YouTube Videos That Will Teach Your Old Dog New Tricks

From the time they’re precious puppies until their muzzles turn grey, dogs are our bestest friends in the whole wide world. We just feel such a strong connection with those furballs, and learning each other’s language is key to that friendship. Sure, you could hire a pet trainer to teach them the …

How to Hack Your Brain for Greater Focus | Inc.com

Focus is one of the biggest obstacles to productivity faced by the average American worker. Theoretically, you can have the skills, the incentives, the time, and the resources to do your job completely and well--but if you can't focus your efforts on it, you could end up producing shoddy work or …

Productivity

A Practice for Posture

<b>TIME: 3 to 5 minutes</b><p>When we think about meditating (with a capital M), we can get hung up on thinking about our thoughts: we’re going to do something …

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently and How To Get Started

The intention of being more present in our lives is continuing to grow and touch an increasing amount of people. I have friends who I never would …

Mindfulness

How To Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Research

You’ve probably read a lot of stuff on the internet about how to find happiness… but you’re still not jumping for joy.Some of the tips feel corny… so …

Happiness

Practice Meditation, Then Repeat Daily

Let's talk about the stuff you might do every day: brush your teeth? Change your underpants. Make the bed. Eat. Brush your hair. Wash dishes. Most daily routines are of necessity, it seems. But are they really? In our human history, there existed periods of time in which a person might have only …

Tutorial: Upcycled Bird Bath

Dollar stores, thrift shops, and yard sales are great places to find lots of fun glassware for cheap. But once you've collected it, what should you …

Crafting

Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames

Has your Dollar Tree gotten faux succulents in stock yet? We are super excited about them and love all of the ideas we've seen using them! Over at</b> …

Decorations

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

10 Ways Regular Exercise Can Make You a Better Person

“Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.”Most of you know by now that exercise is good for …

Happiness

11 Things Happy Couples Don't Do

<i>By Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin for YourTango</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very important marriage counseling advice.<p>If we had to make some generalizations about …

Zucchini-Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt

Makes about 12 Servings<p>Squeezing the liquid out of the zucchini is the secret to crisp fritters. (The potato helps, too.)<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Garlic Yogurt<p>½ cup plain yogurt (not Greek)<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>1 …

Zucchini

A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”<p>For the past few centuries, Western philosophy has maintained that human beings are driven by enlightened self-interest — a view predicated on the needs and desires of a solid self. Meanwhile, Eastern philosophies and …

Meditation

June 2015

Diversity

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

General Hospital

Say Hello: DIY Ciao Rope Door Mat

I love word and type-related projects, and the cool rope lettering technique in this DIY ciao rope door mat project really caught my eye!<p>Looking for a unique welcome mat that really matches your personal style? It might be time to make your own!<p>Welcome visitors into your home the handmade way with …

Crafting

How 'Healthy Diets' Have Changed Over The Decade

If you’re confused about all the conflicting dietary and nutritional advice out there, you’re not alone. Every week, it seems as if researchers are learning something new about the foods that will help us stay mentally sharp, slender and disease-free — as well as those foods that will make us …