Mario Garcia

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The 8 Best Meditation Apps to Help You Attain Personal Nirvana

I’ve never met you before, but I’m sure I can tell you just a little bit about yourself based on the fact that you clicked a link about meditation …

10 Things You Should Know about the Empty Tomb of Jesus

It’s been a little more than a week since most Christians celebrated Easter, or Resurrection Day. But it would do us all well to continue to keep our …

Guns, Drones, and Night Vision: Where Trump’s Border Patrol Goes Shopping

Paul Beeson, center right, director of Homeland Security’s Joint Task Force–West in San Antonio, checks out a weapon at the expo.<p>Photographer: …

Mapped: The countries that supply the most immigrants to each US state

IN 2015, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) created a map based on data from the Department of Homeland Security showing the countries that supply …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

How graffiti became a global art movement

According to Roger Gastman, the curator, producer and director behind the book and film <i>Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence</i>, graffiti first started showing up in the summer of 1967 in the cities of New York and Philadelphia.<p>Overnight, it seemed, writing appeared on walls, doors, pavements, …

The Best Two Player Games You Don’t Know About

There were over <i>2,000</i> board games released last year. Keeping up with everything is impossible, and it’s easy to miss some hidden gems amidst the sea …

Board Games

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

Reaching Students With Emotional Disturbances

Building Resiliency<p>The encouraging news is that young people have the innate capacity to bounce back from adversity. You can create an environment …

Pedagogy

New Doritos bag will play you the entire 'Guardians 2' soundtrack. Really.

Today in weird tech: A snack bag that doubles as a... cassette player?<p>Thanks to an unusual marketing partnership between Marvel Studios and …

If you want to retire early, follow these 6 savings life hacks from people who actually did

Saving your money is key to retiring early, but it's not the only thing that will get you there.<p>In fact, for many people seeking financial independence — and those who have achieved it — it's often a mindset shift that does the trick.<p>Below, we highlight some of the best advice early retirees have …

Lifehacks

White man gets 15 years for shooting 5 black men at protest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white Minnesota man who was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and wounding five black protesters …

Twitter celebrates Trump's first 100 days with the savage burns you'd expect

We're closing in on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, even though it's felt more like 100 years since the inauguration.<p>Pundits are now …

How to Free Yourself Through the Power of Your Story.

{source} Stories are for sharing. They can entertain us, they can give us chills down our spines, they can make us melt into a puddle of compassion. …

9 radical changes that are coming to transportation

We’ve gotten used to transportation technology improving at a glacial pace. Today’s cars and airplanes look and work about the same as they did 25 and even 50 years ago. But two announcements this week made it clear that the pace of innovation in transportation is about to accelerate …

Transportation

25 Dinners With No Added Sugar That Help You Stick to Your #Goals

Think about it: That tablespoon of maple syrup in your salad dressing, the honey in your Asian-inspired stir-fry sauce, the generous drizzle of …

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

The 7 Businesses Venture Capitalists Are Really Interested In

VCs fill us in on the sectors likely to score major financing in the months and years ahead.<p>7 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur's book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Venture capital (VC) firms are often regarded as the holy grail of startup …

Venture Capital

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #1 Review

Ben Reilly tries his luck in Vegas.<p>Ben Reilly lovers have been clamoring for the character's return for years. But now that the original Spider-clone …

Why You Should Always Ask For A Second Opinion

1 diagnosis in 5 is completely wrong. So why don't patients demand another look-see?<p>Two years ago, when actress-singer Rita Wilson was 58, she underwent a double mastectomy and had this to say about it: Getting a second opinion saved her life.<p>Wilson was right to insist on a second opinion, …

Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud

Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite today that are designed to help users to deliver better, faster and more personal experiences.<p>If you think you’ve heard this before, it’s because Oracle joins its customer experience competitors in offering …

Customer Experience

Shapeways Offers Access to New HP 3D Printing Technology

Shapeways has established themselves as a leader in on-demand 3D printing services. With a community of over 40,000 shops and more than 600,000 items that you can browse, customize, and purchase right now, their impact on the market makes them a great place to try new materials and methods of 3D …

3D Printing

Batman and Flash's Big Watchmen Mystery Just Took One Hell of a Turn

After months of intrigue from fans, the first big clues as to just what the hell is going on with <i>Watchmen</i>’s integration into the DC universe are …

What's Your Country's Favorite Anime? Find Out on This Map

Apparently Japan, Russia, and the United States have very different taste. Who knew?<p>A new series of infographic maps circumnavigate the world of 90s anime, linking dozens of countries to their most-searched titles on Google.<p>According to the research, Filipino anime fans can't stop Googling <i>Mobile</i> …

Anime

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

This harmless comic about spiders is now a dank new meme

Webcomics continue to be a great source of inspiration for memes this month. First it was Tate Parker’s “Scroll of Truth” comic, and now a four-panel …

Jokes

Robot dog makes first parcel delivery to house in Boston

Boston Dynamics has been putting its robotic dog to work delivering packages in Boston as it part of a mission to find commercial uses for the machine.<p>The company, owned by Google, has been testing ways to use the dexterous machines in different settings. Until now, the robots have only really been …

How to Become a Designer Without Going to School

Humans have been creating art for thousands of years, with the oldest known human-made works of artistic expression dating back 40,000 years to caves …

11 life-hack gadgets that will make your workspace more comfortable and organized

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Moleskine If you're anything like the average American, you're going to spend the majority of your time working or doing related …

Grilling: 8 easy steps to your own barbecue

Thinking of buying a bbq for the summer? Why not build one yourself!<p>If there is one thing a lot of South Africans love doing, it’s to stand around an …