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Mindfulness: The Science Behind the Practice

The practice of mindfulness is everywhere. Business leaders, professional athletes, mental health professionals, and, of course, your neighbor down the street are all discussing how being mindful can improve our mental state and general well-being. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mindfulness-the-science-behind-the-practice/https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/D839A42A-2CB3-405F-BEF190D21575ADE1_source.jpg?w=590&h=800&FE01D47F-2117-4D48-8952C73F1FCD25F4

Alfonso Ribiero sues Epic for using the Carlton dance in ‘Fortnite’

It’s no secret that Epic has patterned many of Fortnite’s dance emotes on real-world moves, but that’s increasingly landing the game studio in hot water. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/17/alfonso-ribiero-lawsuit-over-fortnite-carlton-dance/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D2321%252C1546%252C0%252C485%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1066%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2018-12%252F39699ea0-023b-11e9-b73f-bf28ce4e989c%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D330a80e5b41ed310c717fbfcdf91d0c1f8c2b812&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=032e0884c0a9d233d89b866d5e566e4119772b9a

Warning: Don’t Fall for the New Netflix Phishing Scam Going Around

In addition to catching up on Stranger Things and kicking ex-roommates off your account, you now have something else to worry about if you’re a Netflix user. As WYFF 4 reports, there’s a phishing scam circulating through email that targets subscribers to the streaming service. from http://mentalfloss.com/article/567886/new-netflix-phishing-scam-going-aroundhttp://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png

Most Americans want action on climate change. Republicans are the exception: Poll

Americans have reached consensus on the need to act in response to climate change with one conspicuous exception: Republicans. from https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/17/americans-want-action-on-climate-change-republicans-are-the-exception-poll.htmlhttps://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2017/01/27/104245133-GettyImages-144078373.530×298.jpg?v=1545064229

Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel casts Mark Hamill, Natalie Dormer

Last year, Netflix and The Jim Henson Company announced that a series based on Jim Henson’s 1982 film The Dark Crystal was in the works, and now Netflix has revealed the series’ impressive voice cast. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/17/netflix-dark-crystal-prequel-casts-mark-hamill-natalie-dormer/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fresize%3D2000%252C2000%252Cshrink%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2018-12%252F412c4b00-0228-11e9-ae7b-58cc3963f6fa%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D7f920c14be7f72e8ab79375dce3fbb09a0ffe4c6&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=bee669c82949f8b5e5875eef72650829696c4c46

The worst gadgets of 2018

We’ve had the winners. Now that this dumpster fire of a year is finally coming to a close, it’s time to look back on the disasters (real, political and humanitarian) we’ve survived and heave a sigh of relief. We made it, guys. But not everything came out unscathed at the end of 2018. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/17/worst-gadgets-of-2018/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?resize=2000%2C2000%2Cshrink&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fs.yimg.com%2Fos%2Fcreatr-uploaded-images%2F2018-11%2F752811a0-ed10-11e8-bff7-f6240d846585&client=a1acac3e1b3290917d92&signature=b40c78d313f76397bbf745dc1b3cfddf32b89a1d

Google Assistant will proactively tell you if it thinks your flight will be delayed

Google is planning to roll out a new feature for Google Assistant that will give users a better idea of whether their flight might be delayed, which is a nice thing to know during the holidays. from https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/17/18144550/google-assistant-flight-delay-notificationhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/62693791/acastro_180510_1777_google_assistant_0002.0.jpg