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Flax Seeds Can Have Profound Effect on Hypertension

A recent article in the journal, <i>Meat Science</i>, acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their …

Diabetes

Will Eating Avocados Make Me Fat?

By Taylor Jones<p>Avocados are a unique and delicious fruit.<p>Most people consider avocados to be healthy since they're rich in nutrients and healthy fats.<p>…

Nutrition

Why Quinoa Is One of The World’s Healthiest Foods

By Taylor Jones<p>Quinoa is an ancient South American grain that was largely ignored for centuries.<p>Interestingly, it was only recently noticed by the …

Brain scan study suggests mental math exercises could boost emotional health

Engaging a specific part of the brain during mental math exercises is connected with better emotional health, according to a new brain-scanning study …

The Brain

How Can Complex Things Form in a Universe Ruled by Entropy?

If disorder in the universe is always increasing, then how is it that galaxies, stars, planets, and people are here? Watch the explanation.<p>Recently, when we were talking about why time only moves forward, we got into talking about the Second Law of Thermodynamics. It says that disorder, otherwise …

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Hypertension: 10 Natural Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure ASAP

Hypertension: 10 Natural Ways To Lower Blood Pressure ASAP<p>Hypertension is easily described as abnormally high blood pressure. Medication can lower …

Haverford brings a meditation giant, one of its own, back to campus

Jon Kabat-Zinn took off his jacket and shoes, rolled up his sleeves, and struck a Buddha pose. Sitting mountain like, he called it.<p>Slideshow<p>Haverford …

Mindfulness

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

Wellness
Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters

Gastronomy Of Genius: History's Great Minds And The Foods That Fueled Them

Genius and food have a lot in common. Both nurture, inspire and occasionally intimidate. Some appeal to almost everyone instantly. Others are acquired tastes. So perhaps it's not surprising that, scanning history's greatest minds, we find many were inspired by certain food or drink, repulsed by …

Silicon Valley

The history of why pi equals 3.14(15926…)

The number represented by pi (π) is used in calculations whenever something round (or nearly so) is involved, such as for circles, spheres, cylinders, cones, and ellipses. Its value is necessary to compute many important quantities about these shapes, such as understanding the relationship between …

Mathematics

8 Critical Things Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

By <b>Travis Bradberry</b><p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next …

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Hubble breaks cosmic record, captures most distant galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a galaxy 13.4 billion light-years away, just 400 million years after the Big Bang.<p>A faint galaxy imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope has shattered the distance record for how far we've seen into space. GN-z11, as it's known, located in the direction of the …

Universe

The Ego is Not the Enemy.

It is true that the ego is the source of all our suffering because we always have the final say in how we think and feel.<p>Yet it’s not just the cause …

Spirituality

Nurture Your Gut Bacteria -- Improve Your Mood and Health

It is certainly humbling to take a step back and recognize that so many aspects of our physiology are actually under the control of the countless microbes that live within the intestine. The 100 trillion intestinal bacteria that make up what is called the human microbiome are involved in countless …

Wellness

One Of The Three “Dharma Seals” That Buddha Taught & What The Human Race Can Learn From It

I'm in!<p>A large part of the appeal of Buddhism for an increasing number of people today is its practicality, as it has a relative lack of extraneous …

World must confront jihadism’s roots in Islamic doctrine, says author

LONDON — When Sam Harris speaks his mind people tend to listen, regardless of whether they agree with him or not. Take his controversial appearance …

Religion

Buddhist logico-epistemology

<b>Buddhist logico-epistemology</b> (or "Buddhist logic", "Buddhist epistemology") is used in Western scholarship to refer to Buddhist traditions of</i> …

When Science, Spirituality and Magic Meet - Re-Discovering Old Ancient Knowledge

3 August, 2012<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> - There has been a great deal of hype over the coming new age. Written in sacred texts, carved in stone all over the …

Could reincarnation be real?

Reincarnation is the religious or philosophical concept that the soul or spirit, after biological death, begins a new life in a new body. This …

Uncovering the Universe Within

Ida Lawrence, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>There’s so much I don’t know, so much it would seemingly benefit me to know, and SO much knowledge available to …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

China
China
China

Creation: Ancient Indian Origin Myths, Brought to Life in a Breathtaking Illustrated Cosmogony

Consummate visual storytelling about life, death, the rhythms of time, and the beginning of art.<p><i>“We don’t need to credit an all-seeing God with the creation of life and matter,”</i> Douglas Rushkoff wrote in contemplating consciousness, <i>“to suspect that something wonderfully strange is going on in the</i> …

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