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The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

The Middle East Needs To Take Care Of Its Own Refugees

Muslim countries blame the West for turning away desperate migrants, but the Gulf States have taken in a total of zero Syrians.<p>The world has been …

US student tells of his attack on French train gunman

‘I just looked over at Spence and said, let’s go,’ Alek Skarlatos told reporters after massacre was averted<p>My son, said a visibly shaken American father, left his Sacramento home to travel abroad for the first time, as a “young man on an excursion to broaden his world view and have fun with his …

The Ambassador who worked from a Nairobi bathroom to avoid State Dept. IT

If you think Clinton's e-mail scandal is unbelievable, you haven't heard about Scott Gration.<p>The current scandal roiling over the use of a private …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

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Bethan Gray and Mitchell Abdul Karim Crites design products influenced by Islamic patterns

British designer Bethan Gray and Islamic art and craft revivalist Mitchell Abdul Karim Crites have launched the first furniture and tableware …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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Mali conflict: Desert fighting on 'Mars'

<b>French-led forces have recovered the main cities in northern Mali held by Islamist rebels. But in the desert, the fighting goes on, in terrain that appears to be from another planet.</b><p>The helicopter flew with its lights off in the dead of night.<p>When we finally landed, we could feel the sharp rocks …

Kraftwerk's China 'Ban': Electronic Music Pioneers Denied Visas

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk were refused visas by China. The band was set to perform at next month's Strawberry Festival in Beijing, but the AFP reports that those plans were foiled by something Kraftwerk did 15 years ago.<p>The Chinese music company that applied for the visas told the AFP the …

Depression, Desire, Addiction: Is Meditation the Answer to Changing Your Brain?

Sky of Mexico City from a bridge. Deutsch: Sky Mexico City von einer Brücke. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>Does the discomfort of discontent, longing, envy, jealousy, anger, compulsion, and anxiety contaminate your life, tighten your body and constrict your heart? Feeling out of control, impulsive and …

Termites 'engineer fairy circles'

<b>Termites are shown to be responsible for the enigmatic grass "fairy circles" that dot the Namibian desert.</b><p>The soil-living termites kill all grass within the fairy circle by feeding on the roots<p>Science correspondent, BBC News<p>A German scientist thinks he can now explain the strange rings of grass …

Robot ants: mini-machines mimic insect colony

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/965000/965742_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524725119_1120a08fe0733bab19cdd028d1baae92<p><b>Scientists in the US have built and tested robotic ants that they say behave just like a real ant colony.</b><p>The robots do not resemble their …

Stacy Perman Interview

Mechanical watches test the limits of the possible in the pursuit of smaller movements and greater accuracy. And, in terms of sheer mechanical brilliance, they make your smartphone look like a paperweight.<p>We were fortunate to interview journalist and bestselling author Stacy Perman, whose latest …

Oklahoma earthquake linked to oil extraction wastewater

The quake's cause was hotly debated from the day that it struck Oklahoma<p><b>Scientists have linked the underground injection of oil-drilling wastewater to a magnitude-5.7 earthquake in 2011 that struck the US state of Oklahoma.</b><p>Wastewater injection from drilling operations has been linked to seismic …

How to Save Your First $100,000

Anybody who has a background in investments and is familiar with how to save money knows the oft-repeated mantra of saving: The first $100,000 is …

The Doll That Helped the Soviets Beat the U.S. to Space

Meet Ivan Ivanovich, the mannequin who beta tested space.<p>Not long ago, though, when space travel was still one of humanity's most epic and frantic goals, the concept itself -- sending <i>a man</i> into <i>space</i>! -- alarmed people. Particularly those people who were responsible for making the travel happen in …