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Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

There's a giant egg floating in our solar system with a ring around it

Some of the most exciting new discoveries in space come from far, far away, thanks to telescopes capable of detecting exoplanets that are so distant we'd likely never be able to actually visit them, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some pretty interesting stuff here in our own Solar System. …

U.S. Military Sends Troops to Russian Border, Officials Say They Want ‘Peace, Not War’ With Russia

Russia has accused the U.S. of violating a peace treaty between Moscow and the Western military pact NATO after the Pentagon deployed a new force in …

White House Rejects N. Korean Claim That Trump 'Declared War'

North Korea's foreign minister said Monday that President Donald Trump has "declared war" on his country and that Kim Jong Un's regime would consider shooting down American bombers.<p>"Since the U.S. declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to …

Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don’t Know Why

<b>This article was originally published on The Conversation as "Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth."​</b> <b>Read</b> …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility of Your Life | Inc.com

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by another, more external, challenge. Namely, that the systems of society <i>are set up to work against you.</i> Public education, …

Self-improvement

Why Your Job Will Probably Ban Texting

Banning the use of texting in the workplace would give employers a reprieve on meeting compliance requirements and prevent hackers from infiltrating …

The Life of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama

A Prince Renounces Pleasure and Founds Buddhism<p>The life of Siddhartha Gautama, the person we call the Buddha, is shrouded in legend and myth. …

We're Very Sorry but Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Is Officially Here

Footage of the Fresh Prince performing his new EDM travesty makes us wonder: how did it get to this?<p>Will Smith once said that "Parents are the same no matter time nor place / so to you, all the kids all across the land / take it from me / parents just don't understand." He then became a dad and …

10 Questions That Measure True Intelligence | Inc.com

<i>How do you know if you are really intelligent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh Singh; Author of Myths are Real, Reality is a Myth & GST Made Simple; on Quora:</b><p>Most of us …

Emotional Intelligence

Richard Branson says Hurricane Irma 'utterly devastated' his private island, urges everyone to take shelter from monster storm

According to a Virgin Group representative — and now confirmed by Branson— Necker Island has been severely damaged by Irma.<p>In a blog post on Virgin's website published Thursday, Branson recounted the devastation the Category 5 hurricane has caused in the Caribbean.<p>"It is a traumatic time here in …

Mark Twain Quotes That Will Leave You Tongue-Tied

Mark Twain sure had a sharp tongue. No wonder that Mark Twain quotes are known to be some of the most sarcastic. They spare none and have no sacred …

Mark Twain

14 Quote Cards For People Who Hate Inspirational Quotes

“Eat like nobody is going to see you naked.”<p>If you feel like we’ve reached peak inspirational quote cards, the Instagram page Unspirational should provide you with some sweet, sweet relief.<p>Created by “The Bachelor” executive producer Elan Gale, the sarcasm-laden account provides “inspiration” for …

Mark Twain Quotes

Funny Mark Twain Quotes on Politics, Religion, and the Human Condition<p>Mark Twain had a way with words beyond his books and stories. He was also quite …

The Forgotten Racial Massacre in America’s Heartland

It’s a harrowing eyewitness account of the bloodiest episode of racial violence in American history, but not one that you will find in many U.S. …

LeBron James took on LiAngelo Ball in a stacked pickup game at UCLA

LeBron James has been a workout machine this offseason. He’s taken on Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony in the most-stacked pickup game we’ve seen in … probably … ever. His hunger for pickup basketball hasn’t subsided in the least.<p>And this time, a Ball brother was involved.<p>LeBron was spotted at …

Basketball

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry

An analysis of Stormfront forums shows a sometimes sophisticated understanding of the limits of ancestry tests.<p>The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry …

Molecular Biology

Scientists May Have Just Found A Potential HIV Cure

Scientists have made groundbreaking strides in the quest to cure HIV by utilizing a complex gene-editing technology known as Crispr. Researchers at …

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

Is Time Travel Possible, According To Science?

Have you ever dreamed of traveling through time? Not at the standard, “boring” rate that we normally do — at one second per second — but either:<p>faster, so that you wound up far into the future while remaining the same age,<br>• slower, so that you could accomplish much more than anyone else over the same …

Physics

A federal judge is letting an Alabama school district return to segregation

<b>In this March 13, 1965 file photo, a line of police officers hold back demonstrators who attempted to march to the courthouse in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/File)</b><p>Gardendale’s motives “assail the dignity of black schoolchildren,” but a federal judge is allowing it anyway<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>April 28, 2017 3:02pm …

Russia's Lavrov warns US over Syria in heated start to talks

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that relations with Moscow are at a low point after meetings in Russia that seemed to do little to bridge a deepening diplomatic divide over a chemical attack in Syria.<p>Relations are "at a low point, there is a low level of trust between our …

Middle East

Trump's New York Co-Chair Says Michelle Obama Is A Man Who Should Live In Africa With Gorillas

But he says his comments weren't about race.<p>The New York co-chair of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign made racist and sexist comments about first lady Michelle Obama in a recent interview, suggesting that she was really a man and should live in Africa.<p>In an interview with ArtVoice published …

Anna Ozhigova Suicide: Husband Oleg Ponomarev Oinked | Article

A 33-year-old Russian mother and her 8-year-old son died tragically after she jumped to her death while holding him, a decision that she claimed was …

Why our DNA isn’t the whole story of ourselves

“There is no one alive who is youer than you.” So said Dr Seuss, who could have added “and there never has nor ever will be, too.” Your genome, the total collection of DNA that resides in your cells, is yours alone for all of human history. That precise remix of your parents’ DNA will never be …

Genetics

Jimmy Kimmel Asks Unwitting Pedestrians to Decipher the Lyrics to Desiigner's 'Panda'

Desiigner’s “Panda” was one of the most popular songs of the summer, but as Jimmy Kimmel proved Tuesday night, that doesn’t mean everyone knows the …

Nikon Now Offering Paid Online Photography Classes

Nikon has been running the Nikon School program in the U.S.A. for the past 30 years and just a few days ago they announced the expansion of this …

NASA to land on asteroid that could have once seeded life, but may now destroy Earth

NASA is about to launch a $1 billion 7-year mission to probe asteroid Bennu, which may carry the building blocks of organic life, but also has a …