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Thich Nhat Hanh, the Buddhist Monk Who Introduced Mindfulness to the West, Prepares to Die

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College Thich Nhat Hanh, the monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, has returned home to Vietnam to enjoy the rest of his life. Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old, who has retired to a Buddhist temple outside Hue. This thoughtful and accepting approach to his… Read More »

Where will the world's next Zika, West Nile or Dengue virus come from?

After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of California, Davis, have identified wildlife species that are the most likely to host flaviviruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue and yellow fever. Flaviviruses are known to cause major epidemics and widespread illness and death… Read More »

Kim Kardashian Apparently “Can't Stand” Kanye West When He Goes on His Twitter Rants

Getty ImagesNancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin So after Kanye West went on that Twitter rant against Drake because the Toronto rapper had allegedly insulted him and never apologized, Kim Kardashian decided to get involved. So, yes, sure, she jumped in to defend her family and to tell Drake to step off, but that doesn’t mean she’s on board… Read More »