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    By NeverSayGoodBye on 22 Aug `17, 7:54PM in It's a Wonderful World
    BANG KHUN THIAN, Thailand: Revving up his engine as the monsoon clouds begin to open, Nopadol Choihirun steers his weathered boat under a two-lane bridge to keep his pile of envelopes and parcels dry. Dodging the downpour is a regular challenge for the 55-year-old, one of Bangkok's ...
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    By Aik TC on 22 Aug `17, 9:23AM in ~ Buddhism: Wisdom Bliss ~
    Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction? August 07, 2017 Terry Gross wbur "There's a kind of a bridge between cognitive therapy and Buddhist practice in evolutionary psychology," says author Robert Wright. Are human beings hard-wired to be perpet...
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    By QX179R on 21 Aug `17, 10:15PM in News Discussion Lounge
    US warship collides with oil tanker near Singapore; 10 sailors missing SINGAPORE: A search and rescue operation is under way for 10 US sailors after a US warship and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore on Monday morning (Aug 21). The guided-missile destroyer USS John S ...