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Daily Meditation: Spiritual Beings

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a video of spiritual teacher Wayne Dyer, who died on Saturday, Aug. 30. In …

Oregon Wedding Featuring Weed Bar Was A Huge 'Hit' With Guests

This wasn't your typical weeding... er, wedding.<p>For their matrimonial ceremony this summer, Oregon couple John Elledge and Whitney Alexander decided to augment the standard open bar with a "weed tent." The experience included transportation to and from the event (safety first!) and a budtender to …

Cannabis

If I Have A Seizure: A Call for Compassion

<b>"If we could look into each other's hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care." - Marvin J. Ashton</b><p>Recently, I read an article, courtesy of a loving wife whose husband had …

For Anyone Who Feels 'Broken'

Some people lose everything and everyone that has ever mattered to them. Life brings such hardship, despair and alienation that they feel 'broken beyond repair.' Others, like a friend of mine seemingly have it all - good looks, intelligence, humor, success, money, friends and opportunities. Yet …

Positive Thinking

Voters to decide whether Ohio will become first Midwest state to legalize pot

Ohio will vote on a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in November, state officials announced Wednesday.<p>If the measure passes, Ohio would become the fifth state and the first in the Midwest to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, in addition to the District of Columbia.<p>A …

5 Small Daily Practices That Add Up to a More Satisfying Home Life

It's the little things. The small, seemingly insignificant things that we sometimes skip over, because really, how big of an impact could they make? …

Sleep

Swincar's All-Terrain Spider Electric Car

Sometimes a working concept vehicle really advances the way we perceive automotive capabilities. This much—and more—can be said about the newly announced Swincar, a four-wheel ATV (expected to hit the market in October 2015) that can tackle just about everything. This is due to each wheel being …

Setup

What is an Empath and Are You One?

Have you ever wondered why people who are strangers or people you hardly know open up to you and share their most trusted thoughts? Do you have an …

Saddlebaby

SaddleBaby is a unique and simple product that enables parents to carry their children on their shoulders hands-free. In today´s busy multitasking …

Handsfree

Riding the $3,000 pickup truck of electric scooters

Scooters are known for having more storage space than the average motorcycle. Because the engine is actually connected to the rear wheel, that leaves a lot of room under the seat for stuff. It's convenient, but it still limits the utility of the bike when you want to buy more than some milk and …

San Francisco

When I decided to design and build a remotely controlled lawn mower, there were two main requirements that had to be met before the project moved forward. It must be safe to operate while being environmentally friendly. Using 12 Volt DC motors would address...

When I decided to design and build a remotely controlled lawn mower, there were two main requirements that had to be met before the project moved …

Oregon Legalizes Recreational Marijuana! Here's What That Means.

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Oregon ended marijuana prohibition at midnight Wednesday, joining Colorado, Washington state, Alaska and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational use of the drug.<p>The new law means Oregon likely will reap benefits that appear to have followed legalization elsewhere: …

Cannabis

Coming to Your Senses: How to Stop Your Negative Thinking

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains the present moment is a portal to eliminate our negative thinking. He says as soon as you realize you are entering a non-harmonious state of mind, such as: worry, anxiety, anger, or unhappiness in any form, you’ve lost track of the present moment-- you believe …

Mindfulness

How Handbags Have Marked My Life Stages

Lately, I have been carrying a small cross-body bag inside my cavernous tote bag. "Why two purses?" my stalwart husband asked when he caught me doubling up. "You're not becoming a bag lady on me, are you?"<p>No, I'm not becoming a bag lady. But I am transitioning. My life stages have always been …

These Photos Of Zen Dogs Will Make You Feel Zen, Too

"Dogs don't sweat the small stuff. They are spontaneous and carefree," points out Alex Cearns, a professional pet and wildlife photographer who is the creative director of Australia's Houndstooth Studio.<p>In a series called Zen Dogs, Cearns photographed pups looking peaceful and calm, their eyes …

Meditation

White House Takes Huge Step Forward In Fight Over Marijuana Research

WASHINGTON -- The White House took a major step forward on Monday to support research into the medical properties of marijuana, lifting a much-maligned bureaucratic requirement that had long stifled scientific research.<p>By eliminating the Public Health Service review requirement, the Department of …

Cannabis

Chop-E Electric Bike Goes 329 Miles For 1$ (video)

If you are looking for a new electric bike to cruise the streets on, the Chop-E bike may be worth more investigation, and can travel 329 miles for a …

Electric Bikes

Nissan e-NV200 is the world's first electric seven-passenger minivan

Back in 2013 Nissan introduced its second electric vehicle, the e-NV200 compact van. The small van is the perfect delivery van for an urban …

Not My Monkey, Not My Circus

I have a habit of being almost fanatical about my commitments. If I say I'm going to do something, come hell or high water, I'll do it. For the most part this quality has served me very well. However, sometimes this obsession gets me in trouble. That usually happens when the edges of my commitment …

'Super-Strong Meter Maid' Lifts Taxi, Owns The Streets

Don't ... make ... traffic ... cop ... ANGRY!<p>In a Hulk-like move, a New York City meter maid shocked a cussing cab driver and onlookers by lifting his taxi.<p>While many of us would love to scare the bejesus out of rude hacks like we walked off the pages of a Marvel comic, this feat of strength was …

Tired Lately? It May Have Nothing to Do With You

The vampires are out, have you been bitten?<p>Not Dracula or the teens with six pack abs from Twilight, I'm referring to the vampires that you and I come in contact with more often than we realize. These vampires don't suck your blood, but prefer to take your energy instead.<p>Emotional vampires -- they …

The Good/Bad Apple Experiment (aka the Power of Our Words)

My life partner, our 7-year-old son, and I recently conducted an experiment to see how words might physically effect our bodies. Our son had recently started developing a habit of saying mean things to himself when feeling down -- like, <i>"I'm stupid."</i> And <i>"I'm the worst."</i> My partner and I had been …

Mindfulness

Combo Cycle Lives Life in the Bike Lane

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth …

New York City

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Chemistry

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

How To Love Your Aging Mother

Women in their 90sare the fastest growing segment of the senior population. So if you are cranky around your aging mother, you better chill and get used to her: Because she could be showing up for holiday dinners and complaining about your cooking for the next 25 or more years.<p>As the author of <i>I Am</i> …