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The Spiral Dance of Zen Practice, Awakening, and Ordinary Life

The Spiral of Awakening. An old friend tells about when he lived in a Zen monastery for a time they were visited regularly by a Catholic monk who was …

Meditation

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a push against radical Islam and foreign funding of religious groups that Turkey condemned as racist.<p>The coalition government, an alliance of …

Islamism

Balsamic Chicken Recipe

"A tasty, easy-to-make chicken dish -- my husband loves it. Sometimes I cut the chicken in strips,and serve over pasta."<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup balsamic …

Recipes

Jam Kolaches Recipe

"These cookies from Poland can be made with different flavors of jam."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>3 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>1 1/4 cups …

Recipes

Cubano

Mix the mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl and spread evenly on the inside of the bread slices. Layer on half of the cheese, the ham, pork, Quick …

Recipes

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin Schrödinger and Werner Heisenberg gave us quantum mechanics — and a fresh understanding of …

Physics

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

Physics

Tips From a Couple Who Has 95 Plants in 300 Square Feet

It's impressive enough that Samantha and Brendan Binger were able to fit their stuff, three dogs, and two cats in their home RV... and make the space …

Plants

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop And Still Get A Flat Stomach

Wait, what!? Carbs can lead to a flatter belly! Not all of them are bad for you. In fact, some fight inflammation. All carbohydrates give your body …

Nutrition

Pamela Des Barres recalls her groupie days with rock stars

As “queen of the groupies,” Pamela Des Barres has gotten very close with some of music’s biggest icons, including Mick Jagger and Keith Moon. But there was one rock star who earned the title of true love.<p>That honor goes to Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.<p>“He was so romantic,” the 69-year-old …

Guitar Playing

How To Decide What You Really Want Out Of Life, According To A Shaman

<i>Shaman Durek is part of the mbg Collective, a curated group of our most trusted wellness advisers. Since 2009, we’ve had the brightest, most</i> …

Spirituality

pasta salad with roasted carrots and sunflower seed dressing

<b>Cook carrots:</b> Heat oven to 500 degrees. Cut the tops off the carrots (wash and reserve some green tops for dressing) and scrub or peel. Toss with …

Recipes

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

Announcement: It’s possible to lose weight while eating carbs! Ok, so maybe eating them non-stop is a little over the top, but the point is that you …

6 Bedroom Plants for Better Sleep and Fresher Air!

Most of us, after a stressful day, want nothing better than to enjoy a good night’s sleep. Dim lights, a warm shower or soothing music, can all help …

This Easy Hair Hack Will Take Your Ponytail to the Next Level

Kristin Ess, the genius behind Lucy Hale's gorgeous hair, will never cease to amaze me. Not only are her creations to die for, but they also are fairly easy to re-create in the comfort of our own homes. Recently, she started sharing quick tutorials on her Instagram page, and one of them …

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

<i>Originally published by Money</i><p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was “How Am I Doing?” Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

Dyan Cannon says Cary Grant will be part of upcoming musical: 'I still love him'

Dyan Cannon is feeling at peace these days.<p>For nearly five years, the Oscar-nominated actress been writing a musical, which she believes will see the bright lights of Broadway.<p>While she told Fox News the team has completed everything “but one song,” it has already received support from Tony …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

Cooking

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Stephen Hawking, in His Own Words

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant physicist who died at 76 in Cambridge, England, on Wednesday (Einstein’s birthday), never won a Nobel Prize. But his book “A Brief History of Time” made him a star beyond his field, and his penchant for dropping bons mots on subjects large and small made him an …

Stephen Hawking

9 foods you should pig out on

If you are getting a little sick of hearing the words “portion control” as part of the mantra of healthy living, it is time to rejoice. For here, …

Nutrition

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

Time Travel

Hachiko - the Most Famous Dog of Japan

Hachiko<p>On March 8, 1935, <b>Hachiko</b>, a famous Japanese Akita dog passed away, remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, even many years after …

Japan

Florida school shooting victim files legal notice to sue local government

(Reuters) - A lawyer for a student wounded in February's mass shooting at a Florida high school on Monday filed a legal notice of intent to sue the county sheriff's office and the school district for failing to protect the students.<p>The lawsuit would be the first for the shooting at Marjory Stoneman …

Florida School Shooting

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Canadian skaters ready to let that sexual tension explode

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue have ended their Olympic careers, but — to the delight of fans — may still have a future together.<p>The Canadian duo, whose …

Career Development

Quincy Jones claims he dated Ivanka Trump, knows real killer of JFK and calls Beatles 'worst musicians in world'

Quincy Jones has claimed he once dated Ivanka Trump, in an extraordinary interview in which the music producer said he knew who really killed John F Kennedy.<p>The 84-year-old also took a swipe at a range of figures in the music world, from longtime collaborator Michael Jackson to The Beatles.<p>Claiming …

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …