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Toronto's underwater airport walkway

Gallery: Toronto's underwater airport walkway<p>Gallery: Toronto's underwater airport walkway<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p><i>This article was taken from the February 2015 issue</i> …

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Jon Kabat

In 1979, Jon Kabat-Zinn recruited chronically ill patients not responding well to traditional treatments to participate in his newly formed …

Take the 12 Steps and Sit Down

There is a great book that came out recently, Chasing the Scream, by Johann Hari, a powerful voice to add to the ever growing choir that is trying to …

Mindfulness

Fascinating Video Explains Scientifically-Proven Benefits Of Meditation

Meditation might sound like mumbo-jumbo to many, but science has actually proven the powerful benefits that can be derived from practicing the …

AsapSCIENCE Thoroughly Explains the Scientific Power of Meditation

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE thoroughly explain the scientific power of meditation in their most recent video. They talk about …

Research Reveals Secret to Forming New Habits

According to research, 40% of people’s daily routines are habitual. Built over a lifetime of repetition, these habits seem to occur almost on their …

Mindfulness

Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought

The genes that increase a person's risk of developing psychiatric illnesses work together in the body, geneticists say<p>Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought. Not only are they linked through shared genes, the genetic mutations associated with …

7 Real (And Totally Insane) Medical Practices From History

Whenever someone says, "People in the past were such dumbasses," scholars like to point out that you have to judge history in its proper context. …

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New Snowden documents show that the NSA and its allies are laughing at the rest of the world

'I drink your milkshake'<p>A team of nine journalists including Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras have just published another massive collection of classified records obtained by Edward Snowden<i>.</i> The trove of documents, published on <i>Der Spiegel,</i> show that the National Security Agency and its allies are …

Secrets of seeing God: The long, strange history of divine revelation

<b>(Triangle c via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>For millennia, people have claimed to bear witness to divine beings. Their visions come in all shapes and sizes<p>William B. Irvine<p>January 17, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World.”<p>Author C. S. Lewis was an atheist for …

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.<p>It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the …

Iraqi Kurdish forces enter besieged Kobani to battle Islamic State

The first small group of Iraqi Kurdish fighters crossed the Turkish border Thursday and arrived in the besieged Syrian city of Kobani to help fellow Kurds fight off the militants of the Islamic State, pro-opposition Syrian activists said.<p>Elsewhere, fighters from the Islamic State stormed an …

'Wandering eye' may raise risk of falls for older adults | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Older people with strabismus, where one eye points slightly inward or outward affecting vision, are about 27 percent more likely than people without the condition to be injured by a fall, according to a new study.<p>The disorder, often called “wandering eye,” becomes more common …