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How Will You Respond?

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The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Experiencing the Hook of Compassion” Sometimes we sort of wimp out. We want to be right. We ...

Thoughts Are Not Facts—But They Speak to the Power of Judging

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Like much of the best science fiction, the British TV series Black Mirror explores what might happen if some of the technologies we use today became more powerful and widespread.

Florida residents want to know why Trump isn’t opening his resorts to hurricane victims

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As Hurricane Irma devastates South Florida, residents facing down the storm want to know why Donald Trump hasn't offered to open any of his properties to help those in need.

44 years a Republican, 1 year an Independent, today I'm joining the Democratic Party

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This was not an easy decision to make.Politics is like one's religion, you just don't change it unless you have a moment of clarity and realize you are on the ...

America's Changing Religious Identity

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The American religious landscape is undergoing a dramatic transformation. White Christians, once the dominant religious group in the U.S., now account for fewer than half of all adults living in ...

Relationship Problems? Try Getting More Sleep

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The men and women in the study had been married from three to 27 years. They reported varying amounts of sleep — anywhere from three and a half to nine ...

6 Books to Get You Unhooked from Negative Habits

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From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love—How We Get Hooked & How We Can Break Bad Habits Judson Brewer (Yale) We’re forever reaching for something that will bring us pleasure: coffee,

Can Anyone Stop Burma’s Hardline Buddhist Monks?

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Even by the standards of Burma’s Rakhine State, which has seen its share of tragedy, the violence of the past two weeks has been staggering. Militants from the stateless Rohingya ...

Cultivating Mindfulness for Educators Using Resources From The New York Times

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Maria Konnikova writes in her Sunday Opinion piece “The Power of Concentration”: Though the concept originates in ancient Buddhist, Hindu and Chinese traditions, when it comes to experimental psychology, mindfulness ...

Mar-A-Lago Has A Flood Insurance Policy Through The Federal Government

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WASHINGTON ― Federally insured property in Florida is in the crosshairs of potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma ― including President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. The property has a ...

Hurricane Irma Rumor Control

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There are reports emergency shelters are required to accommodate pets and service animals belonging to people who have evacuated. This is TRUE. (September 8) There are also reports hotels are ...

Limbaugh to evacuate South Florida after claiming Irma was a hoax

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Rush Limbaugh will be evacuating South Florida, just days after the popular conservative radio host claimed that Hurricane Irma would not hit the United States and that scientists and the ...

Here Are All The Records Irma Has Broken So Far

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After a week of destruction in the Caribbean, it was clear that Hurricane Irma was one for the books. Phil Klotzbach, a meteorologist for Colorado State University, has been tracking ...

US pulls back surveillance on ISIS convoy at Russian request

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The Method of Dakini Activity

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An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo from the Dakini Workshop On a more superficial level, let us describe the method of dakini activity, and how it actually ...

The Wall Street Journal's Trump problem

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On Monday 13 February, just over three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerry Baker held a town-hall style meeting in the paper’s midtown Manhattan newsroom ...

Southwest Airlines flies shelter animals out of Houston

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Donald Trump Is the First White President

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It is insufficient to state the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate ...

Oregon's governor says the Trump administration refused request for help combating wildfires

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Oregon's governor says the Trump administration refused request for help combating wildfires

While Hurricanes Batter The South, The West Is On Fire

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While the South drowns amid a succession of unprecedented and record-shattering hurricanes, the West is burning.Some 172 fires are burning across the region, 78 of which the National Interagency Fire ...

Mindfulness in Schools Can Provide a Lifeline for Teens

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Stress, anxiety, drugs, murder, suicide—and teens. It’s the stuff of front-page news, viral YouTube videos, and TV dramas. Yet for Fiona Jensen in Cotuit, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, it hit ...

Climate change did not "cause" Harvey, but it’s a huge part of the story

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Several people have written some version of “what you can say about Hurricane Harvey and climate change” in the past few days. I’ll link to some of them below. But ...

The First White President

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It is insufficient to state the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate ...

‘White Babies’ Goes Viral

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In a one-word punch line, a new editorial cartoon by syndicated cartoonist Matt Bors, which points out that American Indians were the first inhabitants of present-day America and mocks white ...

Walk With Me for Peace

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by Walk With Me Film category: Film Walk With Me Film EMBED Supporters 55% of goal supported Social Reach 21,636 People Time Left 4 days Ends Sep 09, 6:00 PM ...

Grace Hopper, computing pioneer

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Walter Isaacson’s new book is “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.” On Saturday, he’ll be at Harvard to deliver a 20-minute talk ...

Major earthquake off Mexico coast sparks warning of possible tsunami

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A magnitude 8.4 earthquake has been reported off the coast of Mexico, with residents told to evacuate and a tsunami warning issued for the region and neighbouring countries. The quake ...

The case for Trump-Russia collusion: We’re getting very, very close

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We now know the motives. In backing Donald Trump, Russia’s oligarchical class sought not only to disrupt U.S. politics but also to reverse sanctions, both those applied in the wake ...

Gator Park Preps 2,000 Alligators For Irma, Promises None Will Escape

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It’s not just humans bracing for Hurricane Irma. More than 2,000 alligators are hunkering down at the Gatorland wildlife reserve in Orlando, Florida, as park officials assure tourists and locals ...

Confirmed: Viking warrior was a woman

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For more than a century, archaeologists and historians have assumed that the remains of a person found buried along with arms and horses in one of the most spectacular graves ...

Hurricane Irma forecast to strike Florida Keys as Category 5

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Hurricane Irma is now forecast to hit the Florida Keys as a Category 5 storm. Meteorologists expect Irma to make landfall in the Keys between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m.

'His Ideology Is White Supremacy': Ta-Nehisi Coates On Donald Trump

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Over the course of his presidency, many have tried to explain Donald Trump's ideology as a rejection of globalization, or the "political establishment." Political pundits on both the left and ...

Mindfulness in America

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In this one-of-a-kind event, we come together in the heart of NYC with leaders across multiple disciplines, including: ANDY PUDDICOMBE, Headspace Cofounder and meditation teacher ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, Mindfulness advocate JON ...

Poor In Miami: Hoping To Ride Out Irma On Bread And Cans Of Tuna

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Eugene Johnson purchased two loaves of bread and batteries for his flashlight. Those are his supplies in preparation for Hurricane Irma. "I'm on fixed income," said Johnson. "This hit me ...

Howard Dean: based on new evidence, Russia may have installed Donald Trump with "falsified votes"

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Back in November, I conducted an in-depth look at the vote totals in the swing states that Donald Trump shockingly won, and I came away with the distinct impression that ...

Twin megastorms have scientists fearing this may be the new normal

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One week after the record deluge in Texas, the biggest hurricane ever measured in the mid-Atlantic is tearing through the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma, a category-five storm, is destroying homes and ...

US Catholic Bishops: We'll fight for 'Dreamers'

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How to Be a Force for Good

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As the forces of divisiveness unleash, the time for an opposite force for good has come. Each of us can join in that force for a better world, and mindfulness ...

JetBlue Capping Florida Flights at $99 Ahead of Hurricane

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Malala raps Aung San Suu Kyi over silence on Rohingya

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(CNN)Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize, called on fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn the "tragic and shameful treatment" of Myanmar's Rohingya population. The ...

Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

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Tomi Lahren, Meet The Great Great Grandfather Prosecuted For Forging His Citizenship Papers!

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An avid genealogist, I have a knack for using the document trail to root out buried family secrets and often help adoptees and others trace their histories. And so it’s ...

Yoga and meditation improve brain function and energy levels

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Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study found ...

Develop A Mind Like Sky With Attention and Awareness

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Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual entanglement in the stories and plans, conflicts and worries that make up the small sense of self, and to ...

Seoul tries to ignore Trump’s criticism: ‘They worry he’s kind of nuts,’ one observer says

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Moon Jae-in’s office said that his government would continue to work towards peaceful denuclearization after tweets and actions from Trump that have left South Koreans scratching their heads at why ...

National Hurricane Center

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*Spanish translations courtesy of the NWS San Juan Weather Forecast Office. Information about experimental Spanish Tropical Cyclone Forecast Discussions can be found here. Learn about hurricane hazards and what you ...

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

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Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Scores of tap water ...

Harvey in Houston

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The headlines roar. The feelings, however, are more nuanced. A disaster this big throws both shade and light, just like meditation itself can do. Our own and others’ afflictions are ...

Leaked document reveals UK Brexit plan to deter EU immigrants

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Britain will end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and introduce restrictions to deter all but highly-skilled EU workers under detailed proposals set out in a Home Office ...

Hurricane Irma has become so strong it's showing up as an earthquake on seismometers

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US-bound Hurricane Irma has gotten so strong that it is showing up on equipment designed to measure earthquakes.Stephen Hicks, a seismologist at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, said seismometer recordings ...
 

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