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A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or …

Quantum Mechanics

A Nutritionist's 10 Favorite Costco Finds for $10 or Less — Shopping

Fact: There are several steals at Costco that are so cheap and versatile, it's almost a shame <i>not</i> to buy them. While I don't allow myself to buy the …

Healthy Eating

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in the bottle.<p>By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking to him on a daily basis for hours at a time. On the phone, he was clever, funny, …

Cambridge Analytica

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Choose Your Own Adventure

The One Essential Oil Science Actually Wants You to Use for Stress

Millions of Americans turn to essential oils as all-natural pain relievers, antidepressants, and anti-inflammatories. But which ones are …

The real reason there are so few conservatives on campus

Conservative professors are vastly outnumbered on college campuses by those on the left. And conventional wisdom holds that the source of the …

Humanities

Professional Organizer Makeover - Pro Organizer Kitchen Makeover

Anyone who lives in New York City knows the first thing people ask about when they learn where you're from is "How big is your apartment?"<p>"A little less than 500 square feet," I always reply.<p>Then they'll ask: "How do you do it?" and I'll rattle off some answer about how you can't hold onto …

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>A few months ago, …

Investing

Forks over knives Vegan No-Tuna Salad Sandwich

I have have a new favorite recipe. I’ve wanted to try this for a while and I finally whipped it together last night for dinner. First let me say, …

How health care works around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs.<p>It's Tuesday afternoon in the Hetherington Group Practice, which serves more than 8,500 people from dozens of miles in every direction from its base …

Health Care

The #1 Decorating Mistake Everyone Makes in Their Living Room

When entering a meticulously designed living room, we feel it right away: the perfect proportions giving the space a certain grandeur, the plush …

Home Decorating

Reincarnation: A Debate

The following debate took place in New York City in January 1997 at the home of Michael Marsh. Stephen Batchelor lives in England and is the Director …

Cancer

Use These Zen Strategies to Defeat Your Biggest Writing Demon

Use These Zen Strategies to Defeat Your Biggest Writing Demon<p>Anyone who's done any writing has to face this demon …<p>The demon of the blank page.<p>The …

Writer's Block

Top 10 Books on Learning Meditation and Mindfulness

There are different paths available to practice meditation, but the last truth of meditation will always remain as to reach your highest goal, where …

10 OF OUR FAVOURITE LESSONS FROM ALAN WATTS

Alan Watts died more than 40 years ago, but his teachings are as relevant today as they were decades ago.<p>You’ll find the philosopher, writer and …

10 Reasons You Don’t Have an Amazing Life (And How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

Happiness

This Spice May Be The Secret Weapon To Weight Loss

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal products to promote health and well-being and weight loss. What if I told you that there is one spice that could help speed up this process? Sounds good, yes.<p>…

Cinesift Is the Netflix-Companion Site You Didn’t Know Your Life Was Missing

You could go to film school — or you could just spend hours trawling this website. Cinesift, a website which premiered earlier this year, is an indispensable tool for anybody with a Netflix account (even if it’s shared!). It was created out of frustration in the Reddit community and is now our new …

Rotten Tomatoes

How Meditation Lengthens Telomeres

Here are five ways that meditation changes the brain, and how those changes lead to tangible benefits for you.<p>1. Meditation keeps your hippocampus …

5 Hacks for Saving On Your Disney Vacation

<i>Atiq Nazri / Flickr</i><p>Many families will trek to Orlando, Florida, this spring and summer for some Mickey magic and undoubtedly pay a hefty fee to do so. After a recent trip to the land of the mouse with my family, we engineered some creative ways to shave the cost of a Disney vacation beyond the …

Personal Finance

Forget Wearables — Here's the First Real 'Thinkable'

The hot tech category of wearable devices is not only way too broad, it’s too stressful to even think about. Should you strap on a Jawbone Up or a …