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The Universe

The Whispering World

John David Mann | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
John David Mann

My wife talks to birds. No, that isn't quite right. It's not that she talks to them. They converse. Not in words, like "squawk squawk squawk" equals...

The Good, the Bad and the Universe

Caren Siegler | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Caren Siegler

I'm not really sure how to embrace this all, how to say thank you for my life, thank you for caring, thank you for not giving up on me. And who do I thank? The universe? Maybe my thank you is right here in this blog giving back to this world that has given me so much.

5 Elements of a Winning Entrepreneurial Mindset

Vickie Gould | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Vickie Gould

We've all got those dreaded "things" we need to work on inside our heads. They're those things that seem to hold us back from charging our worth, feeling like we're enough and unapologetically announcing to the world who we are. It keeps us from attracting clients.

People Smile and Tell Me I'm the Lucky One. Motherhood as an Answered Prayer. (Part 2 of 2)

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 05.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

Every year on Mother's Day and on her birthday, I sit with the knowledge that this child my husband and I so desperately wanted was always destined to come to us.

Some of the Changes Lawrence M. Krauss Should Make to the Second Edition of "A Universe from Nothing"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 04.13.2016 | Science
Peter Reynosa

A couple of years ago (2012) theoretical physicist Lawrence M. Krauss penned a book titled: A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Tha...

Humanity Is A Tiny Speck On This Timeline Of The Universe

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.03.2015 | Science

A lot has happened in the history of the universe, and humanity is just a minuscule portion of that mind-bogglingly long timeline. Martin Vargic, a de...

4 Reasons I Give Thanks for My MS Diagnosis This Thanksgiving

Mary Joan Cunningham | Posted 01.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Joan Cunningham

Many of us living with MS feel this exhaustion and thus feel defeated. I chose not to accept defeat, but to just. stop. exhausting. myself.

The Old and New Theologies of Significant Insignificance Share Joylessness

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Today's secular science of human insignificance inspires its own theology. This secular theology assigns us a contradictory groveling insignificant, significance.

How to Deal With Life's Little Lessons

Mary Pritchard | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

So rather than hiding under a rock, I have learned that processing each lesson the universe sends me is essential for my well-being. I have learned that if I don't want to have to learn that lesson again, I need to do three things: Eat it, digest it and eliminate it.

Celebrating Ten Years of Road Trips on Mars

Vicki Cobb | Posted 03.12.2014 | Home
Vicki Cobb

These books will interest adults and open everyone's eyes to the kind of books kids should be reading to meet the CCSS; if only more teachers and administrators were aware of them.

'Hang Onto Your Hopes My Friend'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Christi Guthrie

I believe we all have a dream! A dream being, how you see living your life, the way life itself should be!

Now Is the Time to See Jupiter!

David J. Eicher | Posted 03.05.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

Jupiter is at maximum brilliancy, reflecting the greatest amount of sunlight straight back to us, and it's also visible all night, rising at sunset and setting at sunrise.

I'm With Stupid: Life, the Universe, Tupac and Everything

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

So I'm not sure about you, but I don't think this idea of the universe as a hologram -- since I don't believe it -- is going to have much effect on my day-to-day life.

7 Steps to Become a Better Receiver

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

The Art of Receiving Take a moment and TAKE a breath in and exhale. Notice how it feels to take a breath in. Do this a couple of times. Now let yo...

About Death, II

Roger S. Gottlieb | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Roger S. Gottlieb

Scared of death? Sure I am, I'm no hero and I'll probably fight against the dying of the light like anyone else. But ultimately, if I have an ultimately, I'm just damn glad I got to be here. And damn grateful to everyone (and I mean that in absolutely the widest sense) who made it possible.

We Got High With NASA At SXSW

Emily Thomas | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News

We left our mark on Texas. From NASA's trippy Hubble Telescope projections to the beats of psychedelic electronic artist, RIOUX, our first ever Hu...

What Is The Color Of The Universe?

Mario Livio | Posted 04.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Mario Livio

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoSeveral people proposed names for the color and the one that stuck was "Cosmic Latte."

The Day The Universe Spoke To Me

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Sometimes the universe speaks to me. The problem is, I don't always know what it's saying. But on one recent Sunday, it roared in my ear and I got the message loud and clear. Shirley MacLaine would be proud.

Why 'A Universe From Nothing' Should Mean Everything

Rebecca Searles | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Rebecca Searles

Just think: Right now, you are the universe reflecting on itself (it doesn't get much more meta than that). To choose to see that as "nothing" would be the biggest travesty of all.

Science: A Call for Humility

Russell Stannard | Posted 08.05.2012 | Science
Russell Stannard

All we can realistically do is achieve whatever knowledge is open to us to understand. This might well fall short of the expectations of my more optimistic fellow scientists. I think a little humility is in order.

Straight Answers On The 'God Particle'

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

With all the media coverage of CERN's search for the Higgs Boson—sometimes called the 'God Particle'—it's hard to know what's really at stake. Are...

The Universe Takes on Sexual Abuse

Trish Kinney | Posted 01.21.2012 | Sports
Trish Kinney

The moment I realized that the Penn State scandal was breaking, and breaking big, I knew that the universe had taken over. My prayers had been answer...

Will We Ever Figure It Out?

Seth Shostak | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

While, it's chic to say that the human brain is the most complex thing in the universe -- perhaps the complexity of the universe could be too subtle for a three-pound brain to decipher. Ever.

Why Do We Exist? Experiments Hold the Answer

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

We scientists have looked at the world for so long that we no longer challenge its reality. Here is the Universe: our sense organs perceive atoms and galaxies to some 14 billion light-years.