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4 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Shark Week

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

In truth, once you look past how they're portrayed in Jaws or Sharknado, there are many lessons we can take from the way sharks live, survive and adapt that can be applied to our everyday lives to keep us physically and emotionally fit.

How Our Sense Of Taste Changes As We Age

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Our taste in food changes as we get older. But what few people understand is why.

The One Song Every Cancer Patient Should Imbibe

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Dan Duffy

When we started The Half Fund, our goal was to lift the veil on cancer. We always feel that knowledge is power, and information is a pretty good eq...

What Takes You Right Back?

Mindy Haskins | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mindy Haskins

Don't you just love how a certain song or smell or moment triggers a floodgate of memories and takes you right back to that moment? That Sarah McLachlan song did it for me. All of the sudden, it's 1998 and I'm 17. I'm in my car with my girlfriends and we're soaking in the entire Surfacing album.

Hearing the Shape of a Room

Ian Stewart | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
Ian Stewart

This time it's echoes that matter, not vibrations. An echo arises when a pulse of sound hits something and bounces back. Sound travels quite fast, but it's not instantaneous, so the geometry of the room creates delays in the timing.

Optical Illusions Show How We See

Beau Lotto | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Beau Lotto

2012-11-15-lottopullA blue sky is a contradiction: the sky at night is devoid of colour, so why during the day does the world seem to be shrouded in a blanket of blue?

Stimulate Yourself

Payvand Seyedali | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Payvand Seyedali

Traveling or living abroad, especially in a developing country, is a quick fix way to make our soul strings vibrate. But vibrate they must, wherever you are, whatever you do.

Apple Is Knight Rider, Google Is Terminator, Microsoft Is Minority Report

Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

On Monday, Apple showed off the newest capabilities of Siri, its popular voice-activated smartphone assistant. Following an update, Siri will be able ...

Gratefully in a Body

Wendy Strgar | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

When it comes to living in a body and really experiencing the world through our remarkable five senses, attention and appreciation are one and the same. Our attention is the rare and purest form of gratitude that happens in us when we stop and use our senses fully.

5 Mindful Reasons To Stop Smoking

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

For Great American Smokeout Day, here are specific ways to "mindfully" reconnect with your five senses that will help lay the groundwork for long-term success:

Why Your Brand Must Be an Experience

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dorie Clark

As marketers, we're leaving an embarrassing amount of money on the table by ignoring the full sensory experience of how customers experience our brands.

What Are You Feeling?: The Journey To Self Awareness

Dr. Isaac Eliaz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Isaac Eliaz

What we feel and where we feel has the potential to provide us with deeper insight into ourselves and hopefully provide keys to unlock some of the doors on our path of healing and growth.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Sculptures To Feel With All Five Senses at Santa Monica Museum of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Andrew Lord WHAT: 'Between My Hands to Water Falling, Selected Works From 1990 to 2010' WHERE: Santa Monica Museum of Art Bergamot Station Arts...

How Smells Affect Our Dreams

divinecaroline.com | : Allison Ford (View Profile) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have known for a long time that there's some kind of relationship between our dreams and the sounds and sensations happening around us and ...

Right Brain Thinking is the Hottest New Fad! Ways to Enhance Your Intuition

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

There is a burgeoning cultural awareness that the more creative, intuitive ways of processing information have enormous value in our daily personal and business lives.