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The 8 Best Beaches Near Bangkok

The mainland beaches near Bangkok seem busy when compared to Thailand’s many island choices. During high season when weather is best, weekends can be …

Thailand

Origins of Theravada Buddhism

The "Teachings of the Elders"<p>Theravada is the dominant school of Buddhism in Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Sri Lanka, and it has more than 100 …

Hinduism

A Ham Radio Go-Box Packed with Functionality

“When all else fails, there’s ham radio.” With Hurricane Harvey just wrapping up, and Irma queued up to clobber Florida this weekend, hams are …

Hurricane Harvey

Recommended Books for Beginner Buddhists

New to Buddhism? Here Are Places to Begin Learning<p>In the West, many of us begin our journey with Buddhism by reading a book. For me, the book was <i>The</i> …

Meditation
Amateur Radio

Thich Nhat Hanh meditation: 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain for the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

Meditation

The Self-Care Ritual a Therapist Swears By to Stay Happy and Healthy

How well do you really know yourself? I don't mean surface learnings, like what color hair suits you best or what kind of person you're attracted to, …

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8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

Positive Thinking

7 adventures you didn’t know were possible in The Palm Beaches, Florida

WELCOME TO THE PALM BEACHES — aka, Palm Beach County, the largest county east of the Mississippi, including 47 miles of coastline stretching from …

Buddhist Studies (Secondary) Becoming a Buddhist

When a person wishes to become a Buddhist, the first step he or she takes is to go to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha for refuge. Since the time of the …

Spirituality

5 Things That Will Make Your Meditation Practice A Million Times Easier

I recently went hiking with a friend who was visiting Los Angeles from New York. On our trek, she started telling me about how tough it is for her to …

How to feed a college football team: Start at 4 a.m., and never stop cooking

To be the chef of a major college football program requires a different gear during training camp in August. This is Michael Christie’s fourth quarter of every year, the three-week slog that tests all of his skills and abilities. He is the first person on the move at Gossett Team House every …

College Football

Research Finds The Best Way To Get Rid of Migraines

A fascinating new piece of research has been released which may change the way we consider medication, meditation and even spirituality.<p>Migraines are …

Buddha's Diet by Dan Zigmond and Tara Cottrell

When author and Zen priest Dan Zigmond mentions that he has written a book about the Buddha’s diet, he is often met with disbelief.<p>“A common reaction …

Launch a six-figure career in white hat hacking with these 7 courses, for the price you want to pay

Security breaches are happening every day, and they’re increasing in severity. Considering this, it’s no wonder companies are hiring white hat hackers at an unstoppable rate.<p>White hat hacking, or the field devoted to battling hackers and data thieves using their own methods – has expanded rapidly …

Recommended Reading – The Book of Basic Machines, Th

Like a strong foundation for a building, you need a solid base of knowledge to understand whatever it is that interests you. For us automotive …

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Maps

Here are 10 of the most popular 360-degree Facebook videos you may have missed this year

The videos let the viewer interact with the screen to switch the angle of the camera as it plays. It makes for a really realistic experience that encourages you to revisit the video more than once.<p>On Tuesday, Facebook published a blog post listing the top 10 most-popular 360-degree videos so far. …

New Orleans Saints

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Relationships

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Privacy

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

How to protect yourself from phishing

Phishing as a concept – scammy electronic communications trying to steal personal data and passwords – has been around for nearly 20 years, but people still regularly fall victim to it.<p>In June 2013, security firm Kaspersky Lab estimated that 37.3m people had encountered phishing attacks in the last …

Latest OpenSSL bug ‘may be more dangerous than Heartbleed’

More critical weaknesses have been uncovered in the OpenSSL web encryption standard, just two months after the disclosure of the notorious Heartbleed vulnerability affecting the same technology.<p>Tatsuya Hayashi, the researcher who found one of the critical bugs, told the Guardian that the latest …

World's most delayed software released after 54 years of development

Xanadu, which began development in 1960, now has a working release, OpenXanadu<p>When consumers have been promised powerful, life-changing new software, delays and postponed launches can be excruciating.<p>Mac OS X was first demonstrated under the code-name Rhapsody in 1997, yet version 1 release didn't …

The science behind the D-Day landings

Seventy years ago one of the greatest amphibious assaults in military history was launched from the south coast of England.<p>Seven thousand vessels landed 156,000 troops on the beaches of Normandy within a few hours as part of the D-Day landings.<p>Rob Bell looks at the 'nuts and bolts' which made such …

D Day