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Prince Harry is said to meditate every day - along with 40 million people using the app Headspace - and 91 million people searching for the term on Google. Here's how meditation [...]
Chaitanya Keerti writes about the time when he heard J. Krishnamurti had left his body and what Osho, at the time staying on Crete, Greece, said about him. Published in Happy HO on [...]
Meet Bombay Lokal, one of Mumbai's home-grown hip-hop groups, whose music is about identity, discrimination and free speech. Published on BBC on February 15, 2019.
An ultraviolet telescope installed on the Russian satellite Lomonosov registered light 'explosions' in our planet's atmosphere. Published by SOTT and Sputnik on February 11, 2019. [...]
Mindfulness at school: Thousands of pupils will be given meditation lessons to help them 'cope with pressure', writes Eleanor Harding. Published in Mail Online on February 3, 2019.
Xenophon (ca. 430 BCE - 350 BCE) was a brilliant leader, kind horseman and friend of Socrates. Eve Browning writes about his intriguing portrait of Socrates, so contrary to what we [...]
Parents who maintain their socially-given identity cannot be the true guardians of the child, asserts Harry Krueger. Published in Wake-up World on June 7, 2016.
Sunday, January 20 - The first of three supermoons this year, the "supermoon bloodmoon lunar eclipse" is coming to North and South America, as well as to the UK and parts of [...]
The northern Indian city of Allahabad witnessed a historic procession on Sunday led by a Hindu congregation of transgender people. Photojournalist Ankit Srinivas reports. Published [...]
What is usually reported about the Gaza Strip, the self-governing Palestinian territory on the east coast of the Mediterranean, is war and death, general mayhem and destruction. [...]
Stretching more than 1,200 km between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, it is one of the world's wildest roads – and for the intrepid traveller, one of the most epic road trips, writes [...]
As we bid farewell to another year, it looks like we'll also be saying goodbye to some iconic pieces of cultural history along with it. Published on SOTT and RT on December 26, [...]
Electrified by the eerie colour of the sky Thursday night, onlookers in New York borough of Queens speculated about an alien invasion or this being a sign from God. Published by [...]
A committee of village elders in southern India has banned women from wearing nighties during the day. Geeta Pandey has the story, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Published on BBC on [...]
They keep the story of the Kurdish people alive, strengthening Kurdish unity by recognising its struggle through its history and legends, writes Rhiannon J Davies. Published on BBC [...]
When a 96-year-old former soldier learned that his village was going to be demolished 10 years ago, he picked up a brush and started painting – and he hasn’t stopped since, [...]
Apparently there's a rather unknown world government group that was established in 1889 and in operation since then; its background and implications are explained by Aaron Dykes in [...]
Many people have noticed a decline in the insect population over recent years. What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth? Brooke Jarvis explores the dire findings about the [...]
Artwork discovered on the walls of a limestone cave in Borneo’s East Kalimantan province might just be the oldest figurative painting ever discovered, writes Andrew Masterson. [...]
Pope Francis' general audience featured a surprise guest appearance when a small boy ran onto the podium. All those who judged this spontaneous child, had to eat their words later. [...]
Rahibai Soma Popere lives in the tribal village Kombhalne, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Realizing that less and less of indigenous crops were growing and not longer available [...]
A bespoke tunnel of light created from more than 57,000 LEDs is providing festive cheer and selfie heaven to city visitors in Norwich, UK. Published on BBC on November 17, 2018.
Sound and silence have a direct, powerful influence on emotions. Here some hints how to establish life in healthy surroundings. Published in SOTT and drweil.com on November 16, [...]
Citing concerns of cancer and other health risks, the city has moved to block the installation of 5G cell phone technology, writes Matt Agorist. Published in New Thought Project on [...]
Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve [...]
Punekars, as residents of Pune are called, are considered high-handed across the region – often to the point of rudeness, writes Rathina Sankari. Published by BBC on October 29, [...]
Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can [...]
Increased tourism is overwhelming Venice, Italy. Bruno Boelpaep's video shows the alarming trend that forces much of the native population to move away. Published on BBC on October [...]
The discovery of rock carvings believed to be tens of thousands of years old in India's western state of Maharashtra has greatly excited archaeologists who believe they hold clues [...]
September 30 is International Translation Day - on this occasion, the BBC published a video about some languages that have words and phrases that English speakers never knew they [...]
Iran’s wind catchers stand as a reminder of how ancient civilisations have adapted to the region’s harsh desert environment, writes Shervin Abdolhamidi on September 27 on BBC.
Plastic waste is a serious problem not only in India but all over the globe. We encourage word to be spread far and wide about these two new inventions. Published by BBC on [...]
The ever-ongoing struggle between generations and the effort to understand each other shown here between father and son from Ghana. Published on BBC on December 16, 2017.
If you look beyond the hashish haze, you’ll find a treasure trove of legends, intrigue and unanswered questions, writes Mehk Chakraborty. Published on BBC on August 22, 2018.