It's also that time of year where the planets shift into what is called "Virgo Season" and some sensitive souls are already feeling the pull to "clean up their acts" and in Virgoan fashion to narrow the focus to what really matters...

When I see FB messenger filling up with question marks and "what's up in the sky" messages, but no one books a session. It signals a time to write one of these general astrology updates. If you are feeling that something is a bit off or...

Are broken fingernails telling us something? Modern science has recently observed how the lines on our hands connect to the nervous structure of our brains. A nail protects our finger. A question to ask when a fingernail breaks may be: What protective mechanisms in thought...

The Rainbow Flag blanketed Fifth Avenue in NYC today with stripes of color. Against the multitudinous grey tones of New York City, the colorful flag stuck out more than the parade, the participant's colorful floats and costumes combined. Though the diversity of orientation, profession, political stance...

Subject displaying the four levels of beard Barnaby J. Dixson University of New South Wales Men are sprouting beards everywhere. Did the economic crisis have something to do with it? Are razor blades and shaving foam too expensive? Is this just another hot indie rocker hipster trend? Scientists...

It's strange to see a statue of Gandhi set in small but lush landscape in Union Square Park in NYC, its even stranger to think that Gandhi got his start as a teacher and spiritual leader through his connection with the Theosophists. This statue was placed...

Is that man good husband material or that woman hot? It may not be facts that are guiding our judgments and decisions, but a reaction to whether an opinion of that potential partner is given a positive or negative spin or not. The "framing effect" is...

- Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me--- Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful--- that's what matters to me. Apple co-founder and long-time CEO Steve Jobs died at the age of 56 on October 11, 2011. Known as...

Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, two research scientists at IBM's Visual Communication Lab, have not only invented a new way for people to think and talk about data but have taken the masses of information stored in the Google Suggest tool to reveal the hidden...

Oreo cookies were born in New York City in 1912 when a few bakeries combined to form the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) and opened a factory in the Chelsea Market building on 9th Avenue between 15th and 16th St -now called "Oreo Way." The first prototype...

New research by computer scientists shines a new light on the theory of evolution. In contrast to the accepted theory of "survival of the fittest", the ability to evolve (called evolvability) could possibly be hereditary and inherent in nature itself. The philosopher Diderot wrote, "It seems...

If you are tired of being shocked awake by your alarm clock every morning? These alarm clocks will gently wake you up to Tibetan bell chimes and Gong bowls. In a previous article: "Smartphone apps that help you recall your dreams", we found some iPhone and...

When Jane Smiley, a Pulitzer prize-winning novelist was asked in her recent interview in Wired magazine, why she took on writing her new biography titled: The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer, she said: "I was asked by an editor...

According to a recent study by UCLA psychologists, looking at a photo, holding the hand or even just thinking of a loved one will reduce pain. The study which appeared in the November 2009 issue of the Journal Psychological Science, involved 25 women who received a...