11-year-old Tabay Atkins is America’s youngest yoga teacher, and his purpose is giving back. After his mother beat cancer when he was just 6, Tabay picked up yoga, realizing the practice that helped his mom heal could make a difference for others. Once he completed a 200-hour teacher training, Tabay began teaching three free classes (donations appreciated) every week. Now, students of all ages flock to his studio to honor the divine spirit in him — and themselves.
What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism.
More than 18,300 candidates applied to be astronauts in NASA’s latest class—smashing the record of 8,000 applicants in 1978—and only 12 got the job. Here’s who made the cut.
With plans to pull out of the Paris climate deal, the US is quickly falling behind in the race for clean energy. So who’s winning?
Robbert Dijkgraaf is a theoretical physicist and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also the co-author of “The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge.”
In this video, he explains how Albert Einstein saw the world in a different way from how most scientists see it.
A new study aims to find out why and how we avoid information we don’t want to hear– and how we can stop doing it.