Christopher Yorrick

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Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born, say experts

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles like Stonehenge were using Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed.<p>A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the ancient geometry of Neolithic monuments and concluded they were constructed by …

Archaeology

Exciting New Performance Series Pushes Audiences to Reimagine the Future

As performance art continues to gain a stronger foothold in museum spaces, New York’s Rubin Museum is in the midst of a series giving artists a …

The Arts

The 30 Best Father’s Day Gifts

Believe it or not, Father’s Day is right around the corner. Sandwiched between Mother’s Day and July 4th it’s often times a holiday the garners a …

Batteries

10 Dark Thrillers to Read in the Sunshine

<i>The murder of a spin and yoga studio entrepreneur is revealed at the outset of Jessica Knoll's</i> The Favorite Sister<i>, a razor-sharp, darkly comic</i> …

Are octopuses alien? New theory argues Earth was 'seeded' by interstellar genetic code

Octopuses are weird. This is not just because they look odd. It’s not because they’re disturbingly smart. It’s because they have a strange power.<p>The ability to edit their own bodies. This has biologists scratching their heads.<p>Evolution doesn’t work that way. It’s supposed to be spurred by genetic …

Who Are We Without Our Memories?

An hour comes<br>to close a door behind me<br>the whole of night opens before me<p>—W. S. Merwin, “Memory of the Loss of Wings”<p>Hetty gives me a quizzical look …

A Zen Buddhist monk’s simple guide to clean spaces and tidy minds

You are cordially invited to <i>the</i> most important event of the season: A cleanup.<p>Tidying spaces is a great way to create order at work, at home, and in your head, and you needn’t do it alone, according to the Japanese Zen Buddhist monk Shoukei Matsumoto. In his self-help book, <i>A Monk’s Guide to a Clean</i> …

How chronic illness and mental health are inextricably linked

Living with a chronic illness is tough, dealing with changes in mobility, low immunity and never knowing how your body will be on any given day can …

Did the dying Stephen Hawking really mean to strengthen the case for God?

Scientists have discovered a surprising fact about our universe in the past 40 years: against incredible odds, the numbers in basic physics are exactly as they need to be to accommodate the possibility of life. If gravity had been slightly weaker, stars would not have exploded into supernovae, a …

Physics

How To Make Yourself A More Creative Cannabis Consumer

Do you puff before strumming your guitar strings, mix paints on your pallet, put pencil to pad? You are not alone.<p>Cannabis has long been a key to …

Elon Musk’s Advice for Surviving a Robot Takeover

The Silicon Valley futurist explains why a massive government program may be the only way to offset the economic damage.<p><b>Elon Musk,</b> the billionaire futurist who founded Tesla Motors as part of his master plan to transition humanity to solar energy and started a private aerospace company, SpaceX, as …

Commentary: Don't be so sure Russia hacked the Clinton emails | Reuters

Last summer, cyber investigators plowing through the thousands of leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee uncovered a clue.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (C), Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (L) and Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov watch events to …

Exclusive: Fabolous On His Favorite ’90s Sneakers And What’s Wrong With Sneaker Culture Now

Fabolous’ talent on the microphone made him a star, but as his celebrity grew, people took notice to his take on fashion — particularly his stellar …

How to handle anxiety: The effects of reappraisal, acceptance, and suppression strategies on anxious arousal.

2009 May;47(5):389-94. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2009.02.010. Epub 2009 Feb 25.<p>1Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 6th Floor, …