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Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness

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How to Use Mindfulness to Work With Difficult Emotions

What do you do when difficult emotions come your way? If you’re like most people, you probably try to avoid or even fight against these negative …

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

by Sarah Marquart April 20, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 63981<p>Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the …

5 ways to tame your wandering mind and achieve better focus

When you’re daydreaming or staring absent-mindedly out the window what is your brain doing?<p>Well, it’s actually still very active and is strengthening …

A Zen Master Explains the True Meaning of Non-Attachment and Why Most People Get it Wrong

A lot of people tend to misunderstand the non-attachment concept inspired by Buddhism.<p>While some people think it’s negative, non-attachment actually …

Why Zen and Taoist Masters Recommend Against Saying "I Love You"

Zen and Taoist Masters preach the importance of peace, love and compassion for all. So why do they recommend against saying the words “I love you” to …

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.<p>Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto …

Machine Learning

Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird

Octopuses are aliens living on Earth. They solve puzzles, use tools, and communicate with color. They also squirt ink, open jars, and occasionally …

A robot can print this $64,000 house in as few as 8 hours — take a look inside

A new Ukrainian homebuilding startup called PassivDom uses a 3D printing robot that can print parts for tiny houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of PassivDom's 410-square-foot model in about eight hours. The windows, doors, plumbing, and electrical systems are then added by a …

Home Building

This Porsche-based electric supercar has a 215-mile range and crazy acceleration

Austrian EV tuner Kreisel is making a name for itself in the world of high-performance electric conversions. After creating a purely electric Mercedes G-Class with Arnold Schwarzenegger, the company has now revealed the EVEX 910e, a converted Porsche 910 that has a fully electric drive train, max …

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

This robotic octopus tentacle isn't creepy at all

German robotics company Festo has created a new bot that's inspired by an octopus - and its movements <i>certainly</i> aren't creepy or unnerving at …

Robotics

I Tested 13 Energy Drinks and Here’s the Best One

When I was 13, I walked to 7-Eleven with a friend who had recently become one of the first kids I knew to smoke pot. We both bought energy drinks, …

Energy Drinks

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Average house price at 7.6 times annual salary, official figures show

Median price paid for a home leapt 259% between 1997 and 2016 while earnings rose only 68%, say ONS affordability data<p>Rising house prices now stand at an average 7.6 times the average annual salary, more than double the figure for 20 years ago, according to official figures.<p>However, the new …

Google's DeepMind AI Now Has a Memory

by Karla Lant and Abby Norman March 15, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 21286<p>Mimicking The Human Brain<p>Since 2014, DeepMind has been playing Atari video …

Machine Learning

Stephen Hawking Issues A Wake Up Call

It has been argued that the greatest reason our species should explore space and colonize other planets is so that a cataclysmic fate won’t be able …

Stephen Hawking

Tesla self-driving demo shows you what the car sees

It's a good example of how autonomous vehicles operate in the real world.<p>Sure, Tesla's first demo of full self-driving features was intriguing. But did you wonder what it was like from the car's point of view? You're about to find out. Tesla has posted another demo video that shows what an …

Nike's self-lacing sneakers are coming soon, but they're going to cost you ... a lot

The special edition <i>Back to the Future</i> style Nike Mag self-lacing sneakers are all gone, but you'll soon be able to get the next best thing in the …

Shoes