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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Obama unveils new sanctions against Russia, which bans U.S. lawmakers

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday announced new economic sanctions against Russian government officials, influential individuals and a Russian bank, threatening to come back with tougher penalties if Moscow does not deescalate the crisis in Ukraine.<p>"Further escalation will only isolate it …

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Russian Troops on 'Hair Trigger' Near Ukraine, Officials Say

Russia has put a military force of 20,000 on its border with Ukraine and could easily mount an invasion of the Ukrainian mainland without warning, alarmed U.S. defense officials told NBC News on Thursday.<p>The buildup raised concerns that Russia, which has already taken control of the Crimean …

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Vladimir Putin held secret meeting to agree Crimea annexation weeks before referendum

Russia's president insisted that he had no intention of annexing Crimea - but a secret meeting with his 'war council', held over two weeks before the referendum, suggests otherwise<p><b>Vladimir Putin</b>, the Russian president, took the decision to use military force to annex Crimea more than a fortnight …

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Associated Press News

Google CEO Larry Page Spoke At TED, And Everyone Freaked Out Over His Ideas

We didn't see a stream of his talk, but judging by Twitter, it was a doozy.<p>Page talked about the NSA, the future of transportation, curing disease, and why companies fail, to name a few topics.<p>"The main thing that has caused companies to fail, in my view, is that they missed the future," Page …

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Netflix's Reed Hastings calls out weak net neutrality rules, 'reluctantly' pays ISP tolls

Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix has finally chimed in with his own statement about net neutrality and the deal his company struck with Comcast. As written in a blog post, the traditional standards recently overturned by a Verizon lawsuit (which prevent ISPs from restricting or meddling with data) …

Death toll climbs as protests still rage in Venezuela

At least 31 people have died in Venezuela and 461 have been injured in violent clashes between opposition demonstrators and government forces that began last month, an official said Thursday.<p>Another 1,854 people have been detained during the unrest, according to Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …