Dhammananda Bhikkhuni: It is not easy to get Thai monks to do things outside their usual temple activities, especially abbots.
by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.: On the path of life, most of us are hauling way too much weight. What’s in your own backpack?
by Jon Wortmann: Choice is a complicated issue today. On the one hand, we have none: We can’t control whether we go over the fiscal cliff, whether our company lays us off, the maps on iPhone 5, or whether our kids listen to us.
by Amy Plovnick: The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a major investment in offshore wind projects in the Northwest, Midwest, Gulf, and East Coast.
by Pete Danko: With natural gas plentiful and cheap thanks to the shale gas boom, stationary fuel cell power plants are making more and more sense
A film from Nasa about the Mayan prophecy that the world will end on 21 December has been released 10 days early.
By STEPHANIE PAPPAS: With chatter about the Mayan apocalypse intensifying as Dec. 21 approaches, you may have seen that while the ancient Mayan calendar “ends” on that day, the Maya themselves would not have seen that as the end of the world.
by Ian Sample: Humans are evolving more quickly than at any time in history, researchers say.
By: Peter Murray: Europe certainly believes in the promise of stem cells.
Byron Katie talks about the willingness to have the ideal life.