Kayli Burdette

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3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths - and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry

A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today.<p>The tablet, known as Plimpton 332, was discovered in the early 1900s in Southern Iraq by …

Black holes are even stranger than you can imagine

Our love of black holes continues to grow as our knowledge of these celestial bodies expands. The latest news is the discovery of a rare …

Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks) | Inc.com

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either been affected by it personally or is involved in some way with …

The Brain

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

Zodiac

2016 June 10 - NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula

<b>NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Michael Miller, Jimmy Walker<p><b>Explanation:</b> NGC 6888, also known as the Crescent Nebula, is a …

Ever wondered how animals sleep?

For most kids, the biggest concern about sleep is being told to go to bed before you want to. Things are different for animals. Unless animals are at the top of their food chain, most can’t afford to get a good night’s sleep. (Or a good day’s sleep, if they’re nocturnal.) Why? Because they have to …

Prince Secretly Funded Solar Tech In Oakland

While beloved musician Prince was inspiring fans through his creativity, it turns out he had a secret life as a clean energy philanthropist.<p>According …

The Latest: Prince to be honored in New Orleans jazz funeral

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of superstar musician Prince (all times local):<p>11:20 p.m.<p>Prince fans in New Orleans have organized a jazz …

Value of Prince's $300-million estate is expected to soar in coming years

By any measure, Prince was rock star royalty. That includes his wealth.<p>The prolific musician leaves behind a vast legacy of genre-bending albums and gender-bending fashion statements — and an estate said to be worth about $300 million, making him one of the most valuable entertainers in the …

Great monarch butterfly migration mystery solved

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1238000/1238644_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524668902_52fbd086ffca43256db88663fa4e66ec<p><b>Scientists have built a model circuit that solves the mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the great migration of monarch</b> …

Op-Ed | Should Companies Take a Political Stand?

If we expect companies to take sides on divisive issues — and only patronise those we deem as having a good conscience — it could mean the end of …

Dancing With the Stars 2016 Disney Night Results: Marla Maples and Tony Dovolani Eliminated

<b>(Spoilers ahead!)</b><p><b>Update</b>: Disney night shouldn't have been like this. Backstage at <i>Dancing With the Stars</i>, a stunned and speechless Tony Dovolani let partner Marla Maples do the talking, while they both were coming to grips with their week-four elimination. It was uncharacteristic of the all-stars …

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 17-23

April 17: Actor David Bradley ("Game of Thrones") is 74. Actress Olivia Hussey is 65. Actor Clarke Peters ("Treme") is 64. Singer-guitarist Pete …

American students are falling behind in science and math

The U.S. currently ranks 44th according to the quality of its mathematics and science education.<p>A "leaky STEM pipeline" - in which factors such as lower expectations, discrimination, and a lack of interest make it less likely that racial or ethnic minorities, women or those from low-income families …

Suspect in Death of Saints Star Will Smith Felt Threatened: Lawyer

The man accused of shooting and killing former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in a fit of road rage feared for his own life as the confrontation escalated into a three-car pileup that sent terrified witnesses scrambling, the man's lawyer told NBC News on Monday.<p>Cardell A. Hayes, 28, is being …

Connecting The Peculiar Pieces In A Super Bowl Champ's Shocking Murder In New Orleans

Saturday night right around midnight, former Super Bowl champ Will Smith was shot and killed, and his wife injured, in what police are calling a road rage incident gone wrong near a street named Felicity. A new video shows the cars traveling eastbound and Smith’s car bumping, or at least coming …

FBI shows new images of Arizona 'Most Wanted' fugitive

PHOENIX (AP) — There is no reason to believe that a suburban Phoenix man who disappeared after the 2001 slayings of his wife and children is dead, …

This female beetle uses unsexy pheromones to calm horny dudes

Beetle sex and beetle facts!<p>If a female burying beetle doesn’t want sex, none of the males around her can get turned on. That’s because she emits pheromones that nip a male's sexual desire in the bud — temporarily, at least.<p>A report in <i>Nature Communications</i> this week reveals that female burying …

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Elon Musk: SpaceX Is "Delusional" About Mars

SpaceX wants to occupy Mars. Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks that's crazy. Image source: SpaceX.<p>In less than 10 years from now, SpaceX may or may not beat NASA in the race to Mars. Astrophysicist, Hayden Planetarium director, and host of the National Geographic Channel's <i>StarTalk</i> Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson …

See How Oil Drilling Created an Earthquake Crisis in Oklahoma

In the last few years, Oklahoma has become one of the most seismic places on the planet. Last year, there were almost 6,000 earthquakes, 900 of which …

Bishop leads backlash against fixed date for Easter

Arguments over Easter date could make rows over same-sex marriage look easy, warns Bishop of Salisbury<p>A prominent Church of England bishop has spoken out against plans by the world’s main Christian denominations to fix the date of Easter to the same Sunday every year.<p>Anglican primates <b>agreed earlier</b> …

Church of England

This is the earliest Easter until 2035

There are 35 dates on which Easter can take place. There won’t be another one as early as today’s Easter Sunday until 2035.<p>Easter falls on the first …

50 Wardrobe Must-Haves You'll Really, Really Want for Spring

Despite the fact that this year's fall looks just stomped down the Fashion Month runways, fear not, spring <i>is</i> going to happen. We didn't just skip …

Meet the Colorado businessman who is running for president in Congo

On paper, the Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Africa's richest nations.<p>Its eastern hills are estimated to contain about $24 trillion worth of mineral deposits, including gold, diamonds, copper and cobalt. Its nearly 200 million acres of arable land could feed much of Africa, and the mighty …

MIT’s New Battery Runs On Sugar

The device can power an LED light.<p>If you take a carbon nanotube and set fire to one end, that tube will generate electricity. And if you’re an MIT genius, you can heat those tubes with regular old table sugar, pack them together, and have a battery that produces almost the same output as the one in …

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …