Kayla Beck

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What I learnt after spending 7 days in a remote villa with 18 entrepreneurs

I have always regarded traveling as the second best school of learning, growth and introspection in life. The first would be running a venture, and …

Startups

Science, dude! Hawking & Rudd's excellent quantum adventures

The hunky, romcom favorite Paul Rudd faced off with the world’s most famous physicist, Stephen Hawking, for a friendly game of chess - and a crash …

Paul Rudd

‘The Cosmic Web’ weaves tale of universe’s architecture

<b>The Cosmic Web</b><i><br>J. Richard Gott<br>Princeton Univ., $29.95</i><p>We live in a universe of either honeycombs or meatballs. At least, that’s how cosmologists …

How Math, And Not A Telescope, May Have Found A New Planet

The scientists who made headlines this week by announcing evidence for a new planet in our solar system are basing the claim entirely on a …

Talking Tags and Technology with Legendary Producer and Graffiti Artist Goldie

Goldie, arguably the most famous drum 'n bass and jungle producer to ever do it, just launched a graffiti app called ARTA. The artist wants it to honor the tradition and history of tagging, while also modernizing its culture.<p>Even if you've never bought a can of spray paint, you probably recognize …

Streetwear

200 Muslim meat-packers fired over prayer dispute

Company terminates Somalian immigrants who walked out claiming not enough was being done to accommodate prayer times<p>Nearly 200 Muslim employees have been fired from a meat-packing plant after downing tools following a dispute over praying at work.<p>The workers, mostly Somalian immigrants, staged a …

IBM’s #HackAHairdryer Campaign is Symbolic of A Larger Sexism Problem in STEM

And the problem of the 'girlification of science'<p>As someone who does social media for a living, I appreciate a good hashtag campaign. It can unite people around the world for a single cause and facilitates conversations that never could happen without the internet.<p>IBM’s #HackAHairdryer campaign was …

Share your creativity tips for a chance to win a deluxe edition of 'Big Magic'

There is one thing stopping you from being more creative. You.<p>"I feel like so many people (women in particular) are waiting for somebody to give them …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

The World's Biggest Physics Experiment Is About to Reboot

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the most audacious physics experiment in human history. Now scientists are about to restart the giant particle …

Consciousness – The Unified Field

What follows is a theoretical explanation of how energies interact in our universe to create what we know, and also what we don’t know. Some of the …

Genetic Geometry Takes Shape

Inside the cell’s nucleus, the double helix folds up in myriad loops and twists. The quest to unravel this structure is revealing the subtle genetic …

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

Thich Nhat Hanh

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

Physics

Norman Doidge: the man teaching us to change our minds

Do you believe you can think yourself well, changing the very structure of your brain over time through rigorous training? Norman Doidge does…<p>Extract: A man walks off his Parkinson’s symptoms<p>When you pick up a bestseller that announces “this book will change your life”, or which, say, claims to be …

Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means

“There are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do not know which will prevail, but to act wisely we must be aware of both.”<p><b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) is one of humanity’s most grounding yet elevating thinkers, his writing at once lucid and luminous. …

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

Wellness

TEDxTALKS - #Toronto "The Seven Habits of Highly Happy People" - #DeepQuong Optimal Cognition Research Labs

Positive Psychology and the Science of Happiness - a.k.a. "Sustainable Optimal Cognitions"<p>On the internet and in bookstores, <b>a thousand gurus tout</b> …

Four incredible ways marijuana is great for your brain

Modern research is showing that cannabis extracts protect and benefit the human brain. Here’s four amazing ways scientists are showing that cannabis …

Cannabis

How Brains Know Where Things Are—Making Space by Jennifer Groh

This year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology went to John O'Keefe (University College London) and May-Britt & Edvard Moser (Norwegian …

The Brain is our last frontier and consciousness is expanding

The brain may seem mysterious, but here Dr. Berlin gives us a basic primer of consciousness and creativity. Heather’s talk illuminates the unique …

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

Archaeology

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Two Very Different Reasons to Believe Something

As a kid, I was never taught there was an afterlife, so I didn’t believe there was one. Until I was 30.<p>By the time I was old enough to know that some …

Understanding quantum tunnelling

Quantum tunnelling sounds like science fiction, and does indeed feature quite often in the genre. But it is real, and plays a role in nuclear fusion, chemical reactions and the fate of the universe. Here’s how it works<p>The recent claim from Stark Industries Lockeed Martin that a compact fusion …