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11 Invaluable Life Lessons From His Holiness, The Dalai lama

Given the scale of life in the cosmos, one human life is no more than a tiny blip. Each one of us is a just visitor to this planet, a guest, who will only stay for a limited time. What greater folly could there be than to spend this short time alone, unhappy or in conflict with our companions? Far better, surely, to use our short time here in living a meaningful life, enriched by our sense of connection with others and being of service to them.

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10 Rumors You Didn't Know About The Founding Fathers

He founded the First National Bank, served as the first Secretary of the Treasury, fought alongside George Washington as aide-de-camp, but rumors of Alexander Hamilton's disloyalty to the stars and stripes still dog legacy. Some historians, including Julian P. Boyd, think that Hamilton a double-agent for the British working under the code name Number 7. The evidence for Hamilton's duplicity lies in his desire to model the U.S. along British lines, including a strong central bank and a unified central government (unlike the federal system we have today.)

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10 Celebrity Couples We Didn’t See Coming

I sometimes wonder about how stars actually meet the people they date. Like how they become friends with other random celebs they have not worked with, or how celebs in completely different industries cross paths. If you haven’t thought about the Hollywood social sphere before, you probably will after viewing the gallery of 10 surpising celebrity couples. These couples may be cute and perfectly matched, lost and confused, or in love, but one thing they all have in common is that they certainly surprised us when they got together, and stayed together.

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10 Epic Villains Who Were Supposed to be One-Offs

When it comes to supervillains, it's all about survival of the fittest. Sometimes a villain is introduced who's supposed to be a new Big Bad — but turns out to be a short-lived Little Awful instead. And sometimes, a villain who's supposed to appear once and then never be seen again catches fire and becomes the all-time great arch-nemesis. Here are 10 famous villains who were supposed to be killed off or disappear early on — but instead, they became some of the world's most famous avatars of evil.

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The 10 Nerdiest Myths MythBusters Busted

MythBusters isn't merely one of the best TV shows currently on the air; by my reckoning, it is also the most purely nerdy program on television. The very concept of the show is steeped in nerd tradition, as who among us hasn't whiled away a few entertaining hours discussing the feasibility of a questionable movie stunt, or an urban legend, or a dubious historical "fact" with some fellow geeks? These geeks just happen to be special effects wizards: The upbeat, frenetic Adam Savage; the stoic, yet eccentric Jamie Hyneman; Human crash-test dummy Tori Belleci; ginger-haired Mistress of Destruction Kari Byron; and the man most likely to be spared when the Robot Apocalypse comes, Grant Imahara. Together, they do what we just talk about -- put popular claims ranging from the semi-reasonable to the totally audacious under the microscope, and test them in the real world. Also, they film themselves doing it.

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Top 10 Embarrassing Movies Made By Legendary Actors

Every actor is bound to make a stinker or two over the course of his or her career. Heck, if you’re looking at someone like Nic Cage or John Travolta, he’s bound to make a dozen or more, and let’s not even get started on someone like Emilio Estevez or his esteemed uncle, Joe. But, some actors have such a tremendous history of making excellent choices that you wouldn’t expect them to ever make a horrible movie. Of course, even the greatest actors throw a gutter ball now and then.

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10 Films From 1992 That Will Make You Feel Old

When we think about year 1992, it does not seems so far away. However, just count backward and you will see that year 1992 was 20 years ago. Yeah, that is just bizarre. To remind you how much time is past after the 1992, here is the list of the top grossing films from that year. Once you check the list, i bet you will feel more than old now...

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Viruses

Dangerous Viruses are created, caught and destroyed everyday as the battle between the evil programmers and the antivirus companies continue. But it is not without some damage and fight that these dangerous viruses go out. Once an affective antidote has been made for these computer pests, they are no longer a threat as the update quickly travels to the internet users around the world. A virus is actually a hidden program with only a few set of commands to execute when run and often autoruns after being copied. From there on, it is up to its actions depend on its commands like wiping out or corrupting the hard disk or pilfering secret and sensitive data from the target. What these dangerous viruses do is to try and create havoc in the systems they have entered and to try to spread themselves as fast as possible. Huge losses have been inflicted to companies around the world due to the damaged and loss of data caused by these dangerous viruses.

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8 Myths About Sex Differences

Everyone knows that men and women are really different. We think differently and act differently because we are wired differently. I mean look at our brains and genitals: they are just plain different. Right? Wrong. What if many of the things we assume about the biology of difference are not so different at all? What if it is not our “wiring” but the ways in which our bodies and minds develop and play out in society that makes us seem so unalike? Could it be that men and women are more similar than we think? Yes, women give birth and lactate and men do not. And yes, men are, on average, slightly larger than women and usually have greater upper body strength. There are these basic biological differences between the sexes and they are important…but why always focus on the differences and not the biological, and behavioral, similarities? Ahh, that would be because of gender.

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