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10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Workplace Wellness

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Happiness

Artist Illustrates Amazingly Detailed Plant-life with Millions of Dots

Sometimes art pieces look effortless, and sometimes it is clear to see the intense time and labour commitment given to a project. Xavier Casalta's floral illustrations most definitely fall into the latter category. Created using a stippling technique, Casalta's insanely intricate pieces are formed …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Gwyneth Paltrow

Could a wormhole in our galaxy take us to another UNIVERSE? Interstellar-style 'space time tunnel' may exist in the Milky Way

• <b>If a wormhole exists, it would be large enough to swallow a spaceship</b>• <b><br>Theory follows discovery of a super-massive black hole in our galaxy</b>• <b><br>This</b> <b>black</b> …

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

Dance

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Universe

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Islands in the Stream: The 10 Biggest Holdouts in Digital Music

Taylor Swift, Thom Yorke, Prince and the Beatles are some of the last major acts who won't stream. Here's why<p>Taylor Swift hates Spotify. Prince hates …

Music Industry

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

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Astronomers Discover Planet Identical To Earth With Orbital Space Mirror

Space

Estos crustáceos pueden ser la clave de la vida en otros planetas

Son uno de los crustáceos más extraños de la Tierra y sobreviven en condiciones extremas: en grietas hidrotermales en el fondo de los océanos, a casi …

Why happiness is healthy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.<p>You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate entities. But whatever happiness is, we know that we want it, and that is just somehow <i>good</i>.<p>We …

Roger Federer's spat with Stan Wawrinka is closest he has ever come to a scandal but it's a reminder he's still human

While fellow sporting titan Tiger Woods' reputation was long ago shredded by a trail of adultery and deceit, Federer has remained a species apart, writes Oliver Brown<p>So, the Swiss are at war. First time for everything. In the same way no one knows quite how the Swiss army knife came to include a …

Stan Wawrinka

Week's Best Space Pictures: Cosmic Web, Martian Vistas, and Earth From Above

A volcano awakens, scientists spin a massive cosmic web, and NASA's Mars rover continues to climb Mount Sharp.

Space

Spooky Galaxy Web Reveals the Largest Structures in the Universe (Video)

A spooky new image shows a web of bright galaxies aligned in the largest structures ever discovered in the universe.<p>Scientists working with a …

It's space WAR: Comet launches fireballs at space-invading EARTH

<b>Pic</b> Early-bird skywatchers in the US are in for a treat this week: the annual Leonid meteor shower starts just after midnight and will peak just …

Scientists ‘confident’ comet lander will wake up again

Scientists are confident that the Philae comet probe, which went into ‘sleep mode’ on Saturday, will wake up again when the comet nears the sun.<p>Phile made history on Nov. 12 when it became the first probe to land on a comet.<p>The culmination of an audacious 10-year mission, Philae successfully …

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Ireland

Ireland is home to incredibly peaceful cemeteries, gorgeous castles, an awesome landscape of bogs, beaches, and cliffs, and of course, Guinness.<p>As I learned in a nine-day trip around Ireland and its sibling Northern Ireland, this island is one of the most magically friendly places on Earth.<p>Here are …

Ireland

'Starshade' helps find planets by blocking out the stars

"Starshade" technology that could help astronomers find and characterize rocky, Earth-like alien worlds was put to the test earlier this year in the …

Earth Numbers - perihelion, aphelion? At what month is the Earth closest to the Sun? circumference? How fast is the Earth moving? - Windows to the Universe

This is a picture taken from the Atlantis shuttle. It shows the sun reflecting off of the ocean waters of Earth.<br>Click on image for full size <i><br>Courtesy</i> …

6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

Haunting Beauty of a Mysterious Frozen Crater in Northern Siberia

New images released by the Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration capture the haunting beauty of a mysterious crater that formed recently on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. The photos were taken last week during an expedition to the massive hole in an icy area that locals call “the end of …

Global Warming

CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music - Nigel Stanford

Coffee

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Roger Federer's wife Mirka sparked row by heckling Stan Wawrinka