Michael Comeau

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Step inside Liverpool's Bridewell hotel as former prison is transformed

An unbreakable Liverpool prison is to become the city’s newest hotel.<p>Guests will be able to spend a night in the cells for all the right reasons as …

For Nine Months These Videos From Inside a Prison Went Unnoticed on YouTube, What They Show Is a ‘Chilling Reminder’ for Corrections Officers

Nine months. That’s at least how long a series of newly-discovered videos sat on YouTube largely unnoticed. And now one official in Ohio is calling them a “chilling reminder” of the dangers of working in the prison system.<p>The videos show the aftermath of the deadly Southern Ohio Correctional …

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

Aerial Photos Expose the American Prison System's Staggering Scale

There are some 2.2 million people behind bars in the United States. That's more people than there are in all of New Mexico. And there are more jails …

Invisibilia: NPR's fascinating new podcast about the mysteries inside our heads

On Friday, NPR debuts a new podcast and radio show: <i>Invisibilia</i>, a series about "the invisible forces that control human behavior."<p>Despite the tagline, the show has nothing to do with magic. These "invisible forces" are real things that exist inside our heads. The first episode (which you can listen …

Consciousness