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Are You Ready for Talking Tissues?

Do you really want your tissue box to bless you after you sneeze? Apparently, some people like the idea. We've accepted talking smart phones, but how ready are we for a house full of smart objects? Th…

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What Losing His Voice Taught Roger Ebert

Recently-deceased film critic, Roger Ebert, will best be known for his infamous pans of beloved movies, such as “Dead Poet’s Society” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” But it was his late-in-l…

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5 Ways to Beat Stress

Are you stressed out? Have you been stressed recently? Odds are, you answered yes. My advice to you? Toss the technology! These days, technology has infiltrated our lives. Mail travels at light-speed,…

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Is Virtual Violence an Acceptable Parenting Technique?

A story circulated last week about a father in China and his 23-year-old son who were at loggerheads over the son’s perpetual unemployment and his seeming addiction to video games. The son, as reporte…

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Our Wireless Addiction Is Creating a Big E-Waste Problem

Because hundreds of millions of new cell phones are sold every year just in the U.S., and only a small percentage of the old ones ever make it to a proper recycling facility, our modern mobile lifesty…

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Spiritual Transformation, The Power of Yoga, & Big Questions

The Chopra Well, is proud to announce the launch of three new shows this fall! 30 Days of Intent, Urban Yogis, and The Rabbit Hole are unprecedented shows targeted to engage the critical mass on a …

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Cute Dog Watches Video of Himself (Video)

"Who is that handsome fella on the screen? He sounds just like me, but he doesn't smell like me... he only smells like computer! Hmmm..."     Related: Tiny Fluffball Plays wit…

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The Antidote for an Overly-Teched Brain

By Thomas Carson Mark The Cassandras among us have warned for some time that Internet addiction—obsessive texting, tweeting, posting, surfing, along with a compulsion to be always connected—threate…

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The Path to Evolutionary Enlightenment

This summer at Intent Blog we have featured discussions with yoga and wellness teachers in our GaiamTV interview series. In this interview, Andrew Cohen discusses his video on Evolutionary Enlig…

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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