A quote by genius Albert Einstein displays essential Buddhist principles.
- Sikkim gov't bans animal slaughter during Dalai Lama visit The Indian state of Sikkim has banned the slaughter of animals in honor of their neighbor the Dalai Lama's visit, where he is speaking to legal luminaries.
- Facebook risks "infantilizing" the human mind
Greenfield warns social networking sites are changing children's brains, resulting in selfish and attention deficient young people. Social networking sites like Facebook are putting attention span in jeopardy, says Baroness Greenfield. They risk infantilizing the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterized by [unhappy] short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathize, and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist.
- On the brain: Binge drinking and intelligence
(CNN) A lot of fascinating discussions about what's going on in your brain -- such as the implications of binge drinking, the rise of depression, and the symptoms of concussions -- are bubbling this week. Do intelligent people drink more?
- Love of music brings people together (Gandharva fest)