Toby Edwards

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Make Your iPhone Faster With This One Simple Trick

For as long as iPhones have been around, Apple’s company line has been that its mobile operating system, iOS, does an excellent job managing the …

Soda is making America obese: How the industry targets the poor — and preys on their health

“Soda Politics” author Marion Nestle reveals the sneaky ways Coca-Cola is keeping consumers hooked on sugary drinks<p>Reynard Loki<p>October 20, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Every five years, the U.S. federal government releases its "Dietary Guidelines for Americans," a …

Esalen and the Guru of No Gurus

<b>We teach best what we most need to learn.</b> ~ Richard Bach<p><b>If you meet the Buddha, kill him.</b> ~ Zen Master Linji<p><b>There is no spiritual bypass.</b> ~ John Wellwood<p>In his lyrical masterpiece "Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion," Jeffrey Kripal traces the confluence and intertwining of Western …

Spirituality

Google and NASA Team Up on Quantum Computer

The next generation of computers is a few years off, but it’s pretty damn cool.<p>It’s like no computer you’ve ever seen, nor are you likely to ever …

The Best Fruits And Vegetables For Weight Loss

An apple a day indeed!<p>Eating fruits and vegetables of all kinds is good for you, but some are better than others when it comes to losing weight.<p>Produce with a lot of fiber and a low glycemic index could help a person achieve and maintain and healthy weight, according to a new study published in the …

Nutrition

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 30

Are you a financial 'adult'?<p>Among the countless stereotypes about young people is the belief that they manage money poorly.<p>Indeed, studies find that …

Here's the Guide You Need to Read Before You Go Grocery Shopping

Too many labels, not enough time.

Shopping

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

21 Protein-Packed Vegan Recipes for Lentil Lovers

Lentils are an ancient food that has been around since biblical times and they are still a favorite food today. It’s no wonder there are so many …

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5 Simple Lighting Tips to Brighten Up Your Apartment

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Along with the basic arrangement of your furniture, lighting plays a crucial role in creating the overall vibe of your home. But this design essential is shockingly easy to screw up, so where to begin? First, let's take out that overhead ceiling light that makes …

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Self-improvement

Think You Don’t Like Beans? These 25 Recipes Will Make You Love Them

Beans are a humble food, but they are some of the most amazing foods we can eat. Beans are economical and a great value, especially if you buy dried …

Fresh Beach House Merging Classic and Contemporary Details

This classic beach house in California was envisioned by <b>Jackson Design and Remodeling</b> for a well-traveled young couple who fell in love with the …

Open-plan house in Japan by MAMM Design features mezzanine "street"

MAMM Design has completed a two-storey residence in Kai, Japan, featuring a long mezzanine described as a street where the family can come together …

News and Articles About Conscious Living on Planet Earth

What self talk or program is keeping you from manifesting the life you desire? Dianne Bischoff James tells us how to address it and reboot our life …

Offerings: Deep wisdom from Buddhist master Thrangu Rinpoche

I’m drawn to the philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism, which inspired my new book <i>Back Over the Mountains: A Journey to the Buddha Within.</i> For the past …

Meditation

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A Kind of A.I. Called Machine Learning Is Reshaping How We Live. It’s Time We Understood It.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

Machine Learning

Heating Things Up with Passive Solar Design

Passive solar design <b></b>offers an affordable alternative to expensive active solar energy systems to use energy from the sun to heat and cool a …

British government defeated as EU court rules travelling to work 'is work'

Time spent by tradesmen driving to first job of the day counts as work, European Court of Justice rules, as British government warns costs to business will increase<p>Time spent by plumbers, decorators and carers driving to their first customer of the day counts towards the 48-hour working week, a …

Blinded by technology: has our belief in Silicon Valley led the world astray?

In Geek Heresy, computer expert Kentaro Toyama warns against our over-reliance on technology and explains why people, not smart tools, are the key to social change<p>When Microsoft programmer Kentaro Toyama was sent by his employers to India in 2004, charged with using technology to improve education, …

Silicon Valley

House Of Lords: 10 Peers Claimed £236,000 In Attendance Expenses But Never Voted In Five Years

Peers claimed £360,000 in attendance fees and expenses over the last five years even though they failed to take part in any House of Lords votes, new …