Herman Pineda

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How meditation can make you a better investor

The financial professionals who recently packed a classroom in a Toronto office tower were there to learn about a technique typically associated with Buddhist monks.<p>Meditation is not just for shaven-headed Tibetans in search of enlightenment, the buttoned-down attendees were told. It's also a …

June 2015

Diversity

The Genes for Pot Addiction Have Been Identified

For what may be the first time, specific genes associated with marijuana addiction have been identified— and some of them are also linked to …

Your New Anti-Depression Medication: LSD

Shortly following its synthesis in 1938, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) fascinated mystic explorers of consciousness while wreaking havoc on those …

Photo by @jimmy_chin The quiet before the storm. @renan_ozturk enjoys a few moments of solitude at Tapovon Basecamp before moving into the extremely small portaledge camps on the side of the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru, Garwhal Himalaya, India. @merufilm @conrad_anker @thephotosociety

🌸 Cherry blossoms in #Bonn, #Germany. The ornamental Japanese cherry blossom trees were planted in the 1980's and became yearly a popular attraction in North Rhine-Westphalia. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images) #cherryblossoms #🌸

Photo by @GerdLudwig. In the Midlands of Tasmania, between Launceston and Campbelltown, a lone tree hovers over the hillside. @natgeo @natgeocreative @theimagereview #landscape #Tasmania #Australia #Launceston #Campbelltown #tree #midlands #clouds

From alright to zap: an A-Z of horrible words

<b>A</b><b><br>‘alright’</b><p><i>Alright</i>, a merged form of <i>all right</i>, has long been trashed in conservative style guides. A typical work of 1939 says firmly: “Never – <i>never</i> – write ‘alright’. It is all wrong (not alwrong) [...] the two ideas cooperate better than they unite.” (They what?) Kingsley Amis, in <i>The King’s …

Language

Contrary to Popular Belief, You Can't Choose to Be Happy

Shares 326<p><i>Joy is more than happiness. It’s deeper and more complex, purer and more enduring.</i><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good …

26 Ways To Simplify Your Life For Happiness

<b>“Simplicity is the essence of happiness.”</b> <b><br>– Cedric Bledsoe</b><p>It’s often said that the process of growing wiser involves more and more unlearning, not …

Baron Wolman's Woodstock – in pictures

From a cow's eye view of the action to life on Groovy Way, Baron Wolman's revealing photos of the revellers at Woodstock. An exhibition of Baron Wolman's Woodstock photography will be at Forge & Co Gallery, London E1 from 27 June to 8 July<p>Woodstock by Baron Wolman is published by …

Spurs Crush Heat, Win Title, in Pictures

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

The Top 20 Looks from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

See our favorite outfits from the annual lingerie extravaganza.<p>See our favorite outfits from the annual lingerie extravaganza. Plus, see photos of the girls prepping backstage.

I Can't Believe It

New Flipboard Update Is Out, With GIFs For All and Top Stories

Inside Flipboard / August 14, 2013<p>Who doesn’t love GIFs? Flipboard readers have already incorporated them into lively magazines like “Just GIF It,” …

The Two Towers