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on The Practice of Mindfulness * Thich Nhat Hanh

The great meditation teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, who passed away January 22, 2022  in Vietnam at the age of 95, teaches five mindfulness exercises to help you live with happiness and joy. Our true home is not in the past. Our true home is not in the future. Our true home is in the here … Tiếp tục đọc

Anne Frank betrayal suspect identified after 77 years

Analysis by Anna Holligan, Hague correspondent A new investigation has identified a suspect who may have betrayed Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis. The Jewish diarist died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, aged 15, after two years in hiding. Her diary, published after her death, is the most famous first-hand account … Tiếp tục đọc

Phở restaurant in Iowa criticized for including raw beef slices in phở order

A Vietnamese restaurant in Iowa was subjected to severe criticism from an angry customer who called the way their traditional phở was prepared “disgusting.” Pho Real Kitchen and Bar, an authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Des Moines, received an email from the customer who was shocked to find uncooked slices of beef in their to-go order, … Tiếp tục đọc

Canon sắp ngừng sản xuất máy ảnh DSLR cao cấp

Mẫu EOS-1D X Mark III là máy ảnh DSLR cao cấp cuối cùng của Canon, trước khi hãng chuyển hoàn toàn sang dòng máy ảnh không gương lật. Tương lai của máy ảnh Canon vừa được Fujio Mitarai, Chủ tịch kiêm Giám đốc điều hành Canon, chia sẻ với một hãng tin nội địa. Theo … Tiếp tục đọc

A beginner’s guide to reading palms

By Aliza Kelly Everything you need to know about your love line, life line, and the future — all in the palm of your hand.  So, do you know how to read palms? Of all the divination practices, palm reading, also known as palmistry or chiromancy, is one of the most highly regarded, albeit difficult to … Tiếp tục đọc

Giant study finds Viagra is linked to almost 70% lower risk of Alzheimer’s

Peter Dockrill Usage of the medication sildenafil – better known to most as the brand-name drug Viagra – is associated with dramatically reduced incidence of Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests. According to a study led by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic, taking sildenafil is tied to a nearly 70 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s compared to non-users. That’s … Tiếp tục đọc

Elon Musk named Time’s 2021 ‘Person of the Year’

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2021, a year that saw his electric car company become the most valuable carmaker in the world and his rocket company soar to the edge of space with an all-civilian crew.  Musk is also the founder and CEO of SpaceX, … Tiếp tục đọc

Salt Bae restaurant boss claims £1,450 steaks and £10k bottles of wine are completely normal for London

by Hannah Neary The manager of Salt Bae’s much-ridiculed London restaurant has spoken out for the first time – defending its insane prices. The boss of Nusr-Et Steakhouse has clapped back about the eye-watering cost of dishes, like gold-covered steak and £50 cappuccinos. Mr Mehmed said the Knightsbridge restaurant serves the best meat in the world and … Tiếp tục đọc

Buddha seems to bring tranquility to Oakland neighborhood

Chip Johnson Dan Stevenson is neither a Buddhist nor a follower of any organized religion. The 11th Avenue resident in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood was simply feeling hopeful in 2009 when he went to an Ace hardware store, purchased a 2-foot-high stone Buddha and installed it on a median strip in a residential area at 11th Avenue … Tiếp tục đọc

Why is Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’ considered a masterpiece? 

James Earle Is she turning towards you or away from you? No one can agree. She’s the subject of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring,” a painting often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ But what makes this painting so captivating? James Earle explains how this work represents the … Tiếp tục đọc

Woman who doesn’t believe in ghosts reveals encounters with her friend

Stephanie Linning For Mailonline A woman has revealed how she believes her late best friend communicated with her twice from beyond the grave in an eerie story that’s difficult to explain away with logic. Laura, from Devon, spoke to BBC Radio 4 podcast Uncanny about how she saw a vision of her friend Anna in a park, moments before … Tiếp tục đọc

Adding cinnamon to your coffee will speed up your metabolism – study

By WALLA! Many people forbid anyone from speaking to them before they put a cup of coffee in their body every morning, and almost all of us start the day with one.  Happily, drinking coffee has some proven health benefits: Improving memory and alertness, and even contributing to a longer lifespan because it has powerful antioxidants. But … Tiếp tục đọc

These are the asteroids to worry about

Stephen Hawking thought an asteroid impact posed the greatest threat to life on Earth. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video. Special thanks to: Prof. Dave Jewitt from UCLA Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Prof. Mark Boslough from Sandia National Labs Scott Manley: https://www.youtube.com/user/szyzyg Ryan Wyatt at Morrison Planetarium Prof. Amy Mainzer Alexandr Ivanov for … Tiếp tục đọc

The REAL story About the Crash that Killed Concorde! | Air France flight 4590

On the 25th of July 2000 the world changed forever. With the first fatal crash of a Concorde since it first came into service, the confidence in the worlds only super sonic passenger jet was shattered. But what actually happened on during that fateful takeoff of Air France Flight 4590 in Charles de Gaulle Airport … Tiếp tục đọc

This X-ray should stop your passengers from ever again putting their feet on the dashboard

by GREG RASA You surely know that riding with feet up on the dashboard is unsafe. The injuries in a crash could be severe, and even a minor accident in which airbags deploy could have dire consequences. But if you can’t convince the person who rides shotgun with you, this image should do the trick. The X-ray, … Tiếp tục đọc

Eating less of this could reduce your hair loss, new study finds

BY SARAH CROW Whether you’ve found your once-thick hair looking somewhat sparser or are noticing bald patches on your scalp, millions of individuals struggle with hair loss each year. While there are treatments—many of them costly and invasive—that promise to restore thinning hair, new research suggests that there may be an easier way to help reduce hair loss. Read … Tiếp tục đọc

China’s military has an Achilles’ heel : Low troop morale

TETSURO KOSAKA, Nikkei senior staff writer ‘One-child army’ more inclined to add unmanned aircraft and ballistic missiles TOKYO — The Chinese Communist Party has unintentionally revealed weaknesses of the country’s military. One indication came with the building of facilities for launching new intercontinental ballistic missiles in an inland desert region. The other was a series … Tiếp tục đọc

The ethics of sending humans to Mars

We need to avoid the mistakes European countries made during the age of colonization By Nicholas Dirks With Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson recently completing their pioneering space flights that could set the stage for future space tourism, it is worth taking a look at what might be involved for the human exploration of Mars, … Tiếp tục đọc

Why people who already had COVID should still get vaccinated

AKSHAY SYAL For those who have put off getting vaccinated because they’ve already been infected with the coronavirus, a growing body of evidence suggests vaccination plus natural immunity leads to particularly robust protection, including against variants of the virus.  So-called hybrid immunity — that is, natural immunity from an infection combined with the immunity provided by the … Tiếp tục đọc

Richard Drew on photographing the ‘Falling Man’ on 9/11

After almost six decades as a photographer, Richard Drew has learned a basic rule: “That you can be two hours early, but you can’t be a 60th-of-a-second late. In other words, if you’re not there when it happens, you can’t take a picture of it.” Drew, who has worked for the Associated Press for the … Tiếp tục đọc

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