Travelling telescope educates Kenya's children

Two years ago, Kenyan astronomer Susan Murabana and her husband decided to travel the country, taking their telescope to tens of thousands of children.

World's oldest yoga teacher is 98

She is the World's Oldest Yoga Teacher who, at age 98, still teaches five classes a week. But above all, Tao Porchon-Lynch is a poster child for health and positivity in a world obsessed by wellness and longevity.

Five children. Five countries. Five religions.

Katina Mercadante captures a day in the life of five children from different countries and faiths as they prepare to attend religious services with their families. This short film allows us to see the many threads that stitch us together.

A response to anti-Muslim rhetoric from Amazon

Amazon's latest commercial targets anti-Muslim rhetoric by highlighting commonalities between a priest and an imam.

The DNA Journey

It’s easy to think there are more things dividing us than uniting us. But we actually have much more in common with other nationalities than you’d think.

Simple Habit - Meditation on the go

Simple Habit's 5 minute personalized meditations are designed a Harvard psychologist and meditation experts. Founder Yunha Kim started meditating a few minutes a day at her previous startup, Locket, and decided to build Simple Habit to help people reduce stress and live happier.

Enhanced Training Through Neurostimulation

It’s a case of life imitating art. Much as the sci-fi film “The Matrix” depicted a device capable of enhancing skill acquisition, researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, have discovered that low-current electrical brain stimulation can modulate the learning of complex real-world skills.

Nick Herbert: consciousness and quantum reality

NOTE: This is an excerpt from a 30-minute DVD. http://www.thinkingallowed.com/2nherbert.html The mysteries of sub-atomic physics offer us startling new perspectives on the human mind. Physicist Nick Herbert, Ph.D., author of Quantum Reality, points out that no matter how one interprets the equations of quantum physics the results lead to amazing and paradoxical concepts. Perhaps that time runs backwards as well as forward. Perhaps multiple independent universes are created each second.

How does transcendental meditation affect the human brain?

Description: http://www.davidlynchfoundation.org/ In this clip from the launch of Operation Warrior Wellness NYC at the Urban Zen Center, neuroscientist Dr. Fred Travis provides an insight into how Transcendental Meditation can help restructure the parts of the brain that have been damaged by severe trauma. He explains how the brain functions and how every experience we have changes the brain: Traumatic experiences physically change the brain structure, effecting memory, fight or flight response, and causing fragmentation in the brain. He goes on to explain how Transcendental Meditation actually gives the brain a uniquely healing experience that restores integrated functioning to the brain—and holistic thinking to the mind.