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Stephen Hawking's New Black Hole Theory Will Blow Your Mind

Maybe you could survive the universe's ultimate calamity.<p>In last year's <i>Interstellar</i>, Matthew McConaughey's character floats past a black hole's event horizon (i.e. the point of no return) and winds up in, ostensibly, a fourth-dimensional observational tower constructed by our future selves. Heady. …

Black Holes

Healing & Spirituality | Meditation calms mind, helps heal body

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>Meditation calms mind, helps heal body<p>By Harry Jackson Jr., ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Oct 2, 2006<p><b>St. Louis, MO (USA)</b> -- …

Meditation

Anyone Can Learn To Meditate Using The New Mindfulness App For iPhone

May 13, 2013<br /><br /> Cupertino, California - The swedish company MindApps has developed a great tool to get started with meditation and with the vision: To make the whole world to discover meditation! The Mindfulness App 1.6.1 is a tool for everyone to increase their awareness in life. It helps …

Mindfulness

Where Mindfulness Fails

Over cups of coffee a few days ago, my friend Larry Berkelhammer and I discussed mindfulness meditation. For some reason, I felt moved to criticize …

5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The Office

When you feel close to flipping out, try one of these simple exercises to clear your head and calm your nerves.<p>When you think of relaxation, you think of meditating in the morning, or taking a hot bath at night—perhaps a glass of wine is in the picture too. But sometimes, when your day gets crazy …

Mind Reader

Peter Carruthers interviewed by Richard Marshall.<p>Peter Carruthers is a philosopher with intriguing theories about our minds. His new book is the …

'Hearts or Minds' in Silicon Valley's Drive Toward Diversity

Hillary Clinton's now viral exchange with Black Lives Matter activist Julius Jones is taking the conversation about how best to level the playing field for African-Americans, women and anyone who isn't a white man in an interesting new direction. Is it more important to challenge hearts with …

A Mindfulness Dream Come True

I didn't know quite to expect as I walked in the front doors of Crockett Elementary in South Phoenix, Arizona. What I had heard was this was a low-income school with a high population of refugees and they were all in for mindfulness training for the entire school. As a long-time yoga and …

15 Years of Cutting-Edge Thinking on Understanding the Mind

<i>Bringing Jonathan Haidt, Martin Seligman, Alison Gopnik, Steven Pinker, Philip Zimbardo, and others together between two covers</i><p>For the past 15 years, literary-agent-turned-crusader-of-human-progress John Brockman has been a remarkable curator of curiosity, long before either "curator" or …

BBC Testing Mind-Control TV Remote

Though slower than a handheld remote, this technology could help severely disabled viewers navigate the TV.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …