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A Former Skeptic Explains Why Conscious Capitalism Could Save The World

<i>Today, we need all the help we can get.</i><p>I am a convert. But it took a while.<p>Even though my friend Rajendra (Raj) Sisdodia is the co-author (with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods) of the best-seller <i>Conscious Capitalism</i>, I was skeptical of their thinking for the longest time.<p>However, the recent …

Consciousness

Thunder Below!

• <b>Author:</b> Eugene B. Fluckey<p>The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones’s locker.<p>Under the leadership of her fearless skipper, Captain Gene Fluckey, …

Decoding dreams: 6 answers to what goes on inside the sleeping mind

Dreams are so strange and carry so much significance to us that we often feel the need to tell people about our nocturnal adventures, sometimes at tedious length. But if you understand what goes on inside the brain as dreams take their course, they start to make a lot more sense. And dreams are …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

Hubble space telescope captures image of most distant star ever seen

Icarus is a blue supergiant, a rare type of star that is larger than the Sun and far more luminous<p>It might look like a tiny speck amid a bejewelled vista of the universe, but scientists say a pinprick of light in an image captured by the Hubble space telescope is the most distant individual star …

Universe

The Neuroscience of Perseverance

Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do …

Motivation

‘Chappaquiddick’: The Trial of Ted Kennedy

A film revives a half-century-old tragedy that left a young woman dead, altered presidential history and created a very different legacy for America’s first family of politics.<p>The new movie “Chappaquiddick” arrives in the midst of a mini-Kennedy revival, and threatens to skunk it up. Many CNN …

Ronald Reagan

Baby Back Ribs Recipe

"These are tender and the meat falls right off the bone. Generally, people think of baby back ribs as a meal they would only order when at a …

Food

It's True, the Creative Brain Is Wired Differently

The brains of creative people are wired differently than most, finds a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>. Not …

Creativity

73 Years Ago Today the Battle for Okinawa Began. It Was Hell on Earth.

Military planners considered the capture of Okinawa and its airfields to be a crucial and necessary precondition for the invasion of the Japanese …

Military

21 Unvarnished Truths About Retirement

<b>By Jonathan Look, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began traveling the world. I had been living a good life but longed for something more. My passions have always been travel, photography and writing, so I decided to take a …

Happiness

The Kushners Saw Redemption in the White House. It Was a Mirage.

It was sweet redemption for Charles Kushner last year when his son Jared was named senior White House adviser. A dozen years earlier, a sordid scandal stemming partly from a family falling-out had reduced the senior Mr. Kushner from real estate baron to felon making wallets at a prison camp in …

Real Estate

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest — On Trend

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

Sheet Pan

The Biggest Myths About the Resurrection

Everyone has their opinion about what happened that day even if, in many cases, they’re missing some facts.<p>Today is Easter Sunday, the day when …

Theology

A Winston Churchill tour of England

<b>(CNN) —</b> He may have died in 1965, but Winston Churchill, Britain's famous leader, is still a formidable presence in the country he led to World War II victory.<p>Most of us know the highlights of his life, but few of us know the details.<p>Behind his infamously stubborn political facade and iconic top …

England

Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Block Unwanted Phone Calls?

Your phone rings. It's a number you don't recognize, but you decide to answer it anyhow. For your troubles, you're greeted by a robotic voice on the …

Consumer Tech

The Outbound Journal

41 Easter recipes for appetizers, ham, lamb, desserts and more

If you're looking for a little Easter inspiration, TODAY Food's got you covered with fun and creative ideas that will wow your guests. From classic deviled eggs to an over-the-top carrot cake, here are 41 delicious Easter recipes for appetizers, mains, sides, breads, desserts and more.<p><b>APPETIZERS</b><p>1. …

Dessert

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Humanity

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Wellness

The Dead Bodies of Benito Mussolini, His Mistress Claretta Petacci and Other Executed Fascists on Display in Milan, 1945

On 25 April 1945, allied troops were advancing into northern Italy, and the collapse of the Salò Republic was imminent. Mussolini and his mistress …

World History

The Diet That Might Cure Depression

Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.<p>At the turn of the 20th century, prominent physicians who were trying to understand where mental illness comes from seized on a new theory: autointoxication. Intestinal microbes, these doctors suggested, are actually dangerous …

Immune System

Best Hamburger Ever Recipe

"These burgers are the best on the grill in the summertime. Jam-packed with all kinds of stuff, and no tasteless bread crumbs!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 …

Onions

Is the speed of light slowing down?

Several things in nature go faster than the speed of light, without challenging general relativity.<br>Read More

Physics

I was a student of Stephen Hawking’s — here’s what he taught me

Stephen Hawking had enormous influence on his physics students and future physicists<p>Like many students of my generation, Stephen Hawking had already had enormous influence on me long before we ever met. When I was hesitating about my A-level choices, it was his book A Brief History of Time that …

Physics

Forget tech’s “Brotopia”: Emily Chang explains how women can save Silicon Valley

“Brotopia” author Emily Chang talks about gender inequality and #MeToo’s impact on Silicon Valley<p>Silicon Valley has a reputation for being male-dominated, even hostile to women. Yet one wonders if the industry would be where it is today — wounded by sexist reckonings and privacy breaches — if women …

Silicon Valley

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Speaks, Says Facebook Is ‘Really Sorry’ About That Election-Impacting Data Breach

Asked if he would testify about some of those missteps in Congress, Zuckerberg said that he’d be happy to—provided that ‘it’s the right thing to …

Social Media

You don't have to delete Facebook, but you could definitely be using it better

Your Facebook account is spraying your personal info onto the internet like a hose. Here's how to stop it.<p>Right now is a pretty complicated time to be one of Facebook’s roughly 2 billion active users. The company has taken a lot of heat for its role in the 2016 election and the dawn of the “fake …

Social Media