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An 8-Step Guide To Tapping Into Your Spiritual Side Today

I grew up in a secular household, and I thought this was pretty awesome as a kid. After all, I got to sleep in every weekend because I never had to …

Spirituality

The Myths of Meditation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we look at the peaceful monks sitting in meditation we likely have some interesting opinions about what it is that they are actually doing. We …

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality That Will Change Your Life

These days, it seems like there’s a new spirituality book that comes out almost every other day. The problem with some of these so-called …

Spirituality

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Books

5 Great Books To Read In April

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

Read the Lost Sherlock Holmes Story That Was Just Discovered in an Attic in Scotland

"And when shall I see you again, Watson? The inquiry into the 'Mysteries of the Secret Cabinet' will be continued in Edinburgh on Saturday. Do you …

3 Books to Read This January

Photo: Emily Kate Roemer/Studio D<p><b>Tantalizing Topic</b><p>John McQuaid's <i>Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat</i> (Scribner) mixes science, literature, history, and anecdote in the service of his stellar inquiry into the inner workings of taste, also called flavor, which McQuaid finds to be the most …

Six Books of the Year for 2014

2014, not a bad year for books, all told. Below you will find a completely arbitrary list of some of 2014's most Interesting, controversial books and a few that I simply found fascinating -- as well as a preview of two gifted new novelists. They make the perfect gift-at Christmas or any time of the …

Why South Sudan May Face World's Worst Famine in Quarter Century

The coming weeks could determine whether tens of thousands will die.<p><i>Part of our eight-month "Future of Food" series—exploring how to feed 9 billion without overwhelming the planet.</i><p><b>South Sudan, the world's youngest country, is on the verge of the world's worst famine.</b><p><b>The UN estimates that a third of</b> …

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Soldiers lynch man at army ceremony in Central African Republic | Reuters

BANGUI (Reuters) - A group of soldiers in Central African Republic’s capital lynched a man on Wednesday whom they suspected of having been a rebel, minutes after hearing the new president promise to restore security at a ceremony to reinstate the divided country’s armed forces.<p>A man pushes a …

17 Feel-Good French Films You Should Definitely Stream On Netflix

Travel without leaving home. No passport required.

France

Types of Internships in Geography

​For every college student, an internship is a very valuable method by which to obtain on-the-job experience that will not only benefit your resume …

Employment

How to write a personal statement for geography

"Geography is a living, breathing subject, constantly adapting itself to change. It is dynamic and relevant, a great adventure with a purpose," wrote Michael Palin.<p>From global warming, to the impact of economic change on communities, geography can be a fascinating subject to study. But first, …

US evacuation flight fired on by South Sudan rebels

US service members injured after aircraft fired on by rebels in South Sudan<p>Rebel fire hit two US military aircraft responding to the outbreak in violence in South Sudan on Saturday, wounding three US service members and heavily damaging at least one of the aircraft, officials said.<p>South Sudan …

Africa

South Sudan rebels take flashpoint town

Anti-government fighters in South Sudan have claimed control over the flashpoint town of Bor as rival military factions pay no heed to the president's call for talks, raising fears of a slide into civil war.<p>On Thursday, President Salva Kiir held talks in Juba with African mediators seeking to end …

Your Next Television Obsession Is French Supernatural Thriller "The Returned"

You won’t just become addicted to Sundance Channel’s French-language drama about people returning from the dead; it will haunt your dreams.

Horror

26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.

Cooking

Three Easy Steps To Start Your Creative Process | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The creative process is in our genes – handed down to us by our ancestors who created out of necessity. With their bare hands and rudimentary tools …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There are <i>thousands</i> of different strategies and ideas on how to improve your life.<p>But how are you supposed to know what really works? By these three …

7 Ways Structure Your Day to Maximize Fulfillment and Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1. Begin your day with a goal in mind. Take time to think about your passion and purpose. <b>Write down your goal</b> for the day. On the line below it, …

7 Ways To Win At Making First Impressions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all blown first impressions before and we’re still standing. That means they aren’t important, right?<p>Wrongo-mania.<p>First impressions often times</b> …