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Meditate For 5 Minutes A Day: It Can Change Your Life

Five minutes a day can change your life. I know so many people who don’t meditate simply because they have no clue as to what meditation even means. …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

The Simple Truth to Meditation

New students often ask how long they should sit or how often they should practice. I always give the same answer. Sitting for 20 minutes is a wonderful practice for those living in a quiet peaceful world. But if you really want to benefit from meditation, you need to take it off the pillow and …

Say hello to Tesco's new advertising push: the supermarket giant is installing new screens that select ads based on the age range and gender of customers above the checkouts in 450 petrol stations. The system tracks which customers are typically in the queue at certain times, and then runs ads based on the real time data. More here: http://fw.to/q7FkFPR Photo: Daniel Jones

Your city is spying on you: From iPhones to cameras, you are being watched right now

<b>(Richard Susanto via Shutterstock/phbaer via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Cities used to be anonymous. No longer — smart phones and ever-present surveillance have eyes on you right now<p>Anthony M. Townsend<p>October 13, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New …

The Amazing Ways Your Thoughts Create Your Brain

Deane Alban, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many …

Once again the Winklevoss twins get beaten launching their big idea: a bitcoin trust

Mark Zuckerberg beat the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to the punch in launching Facebook. Now someone else seems to be stealing a march on their plan to launch an investment scheme for bitcoin.<p>SecondMarket, an American online marketplace, announced today that it’s launching a new bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

Five ways to profit from a housing boom - without buying

How can you profit from rising house prices without buying a property? Richard Evans has the answers.<p>House prices are booming again – but is there any way to join the party without actually buying any property?<p>There a several reasons why some investors will want to, especially now that the housing …

Bitcoins banned in Thailand

Thailand has become the first country to ban bitcoins after the central bank ruled it is not a currency.<p>In a <b>statement on its website</b>, Bitcoin Company Limited said it had given a presentation to the Bank of Thailand about how the currency works in a bid to operate in the country.<p>However, at the end …

5 Meditation Tips for People Who Don’t (Yet) Like to Meditate

<b>“Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.” ~Barbara Baron</b><p>I own a series of CDs …

In Depth: Getting Bitcoin into the Hands of China’s Average Zhou

China is the second-biggest and fastest growing Bitcoin market in the world, second only to the United States. This is a relatively recent …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely into one of two classifications: Either it was a <i>representative</i> money …

YogaGlo | Blog

Posted on June 7, 2017<p>Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? Anchored by a Congressional health education program, the purpose of Men’s Health …

Bipolar Disorder and Meditation

These days, many people are turning to natural health aids to help compliment the use of medication and therapies.<p>When someone is being treated for …

Managing Our Emotional Monsters: Why Control Doesn’t Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re an average human being, you may be doing something that is actually based on a <b>huge myth</b>.<p>You may be trying to control your feelings.<p>Not the …

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker doesn't stop. …

Drinking Water Could Boost Mental Performance

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 07/16/2013 04:07 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Drinking plain old water may help improve mental performance, at least on certain brain tests, a small study suggests.<p>In the study, participants who drank about three cups of water (24 ounces, or 775 milliliters) …

Yahoo cracks NSA's wall of secrecy; Russia calls for UN control of the net - ExtremeTech

Yahoo cracks NSA’s wall of secrecy; Russia calls for UN control of the net<p>By on July 16, 2013 at 4:42 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

9 Facts About Quantum Computing That Will Melt Your Mind

Instead, they rely on the underpinnings of quantum mechanics, a branch of physics that's defied conventional understanding for about 100 years, to manipulate individual particles and solve previously unsolvable problems.<p>If you wanted to say that a quantum computer runs on magic, you wouldn't be too …

Quantum Computing

NSA and GCHQ spy programmes face legal challenge

The British and US spy programmes that allow intelligence agencies to gather, store and share data on millions of people have been challenged in a …

Meditation Stimulates Long-Lasting Brain Changes

The effects gained from meditation continue to affect brain function for a long time after meditation is over, according to new research.<p>"This is the …

Meditation

Microsoft is emerging as the social search leader and Google should be worried

Four years into the Bing era and Microsoft’s still nascent search platform has yet to make a dent in Google’s dominance. But while many have written …

The Easy Way to Meditate for Health and Wealth

Jeffrey Green, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>A simple 10-minute-per-day meditation method to achieve your dreams</b><p>Are you interested in meditation but aren’t …

US military blocks entire Guardian website for troops stationed abroad

The US military has blocked access to the Guardian’s website for troops in the Middle East and south Asia, after disclosures about widespread US …

IT'S HAPPENING: Banks Are Ditching Switzerland For Finally Cracking Down On Secrecy

And foreign private banks in Switzerland are now heading for the exits.<p>From Businessweek:<p>The number of foreign-owned Swiss banks fell to 129 by the end of May from 145 at the start of 2012, according to data from the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Assets under management slid by a …

Tracking: The NSA’s Secret Surveillance Programs

We’re tracking–and contextualizing–the ongoing news surrounding Edward Snowden and the NSA’s secret surveillance of phone calls and Internet communications.<p>The National Security Agency (NSA) and America’s other intelligence agencies suddenly lost control of their biggest open secret: The U.S. …

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<i>Full text of a statement released by Edward Snowden through Wikileaks</i><p>Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow<p>Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC<p>One week ago I …

Enough rhetoric. It's evidence that should shape key public decisions

As government becomes more open and transparent, we are all increasingly asked to help shape policy decisions. Issues ranging from fracking to …

The rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the coalition plays silly burgers

George Osborne chewed his pencil nervously. It tasted funny. He worried where it had been. But his fellow Bullingdon boy Nat Rothschild had assured …

New NSA leaks show how US is bugging its European allies

US intelligence services are spying on the European Union mission in New York and its embassy in Washington, according to the latest top secret US …