Rowena Figueroa Ngo

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Workers commemorate Marikana massacre

<b>Marikana, South Africa</b> - They came in their thousands to the vacant plot of land between the rocks and shacks. Mothers and fathers, brothers, sisters, and wives descended to the outskirts of Marikana to pay their respects to the 34 miners killed by police on August 16, 2012, in the most of brutal …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Articles about 6 creative kickstarter projects we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we …

Why We Love L.A. Summers: 5 Must-See Museum Exhibits

<i>By Antonio Sierra</i><p><i>Summer has arrived, and we're ready to celebrate all that screams 'tis the season in Los Angeles. From sand to summit, from sips to</i> …

Malala Yousafzai's story to be made into a documentary

The Oscar-winning director of Al Gore environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth is to bring the story of teenage Pakistani women's rights …