Marie Flaherty

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Why So Many Boys Today Don’t Become Men

Doctor Leonard Sax, author of 'Boys Adrift', explains why video games, over medication, and lack of parental authority are making boys …

Parenting

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

City Halls

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Humanity

Why more authors are going audio-only

<b>A new collection of short stories featuring works from 18 well-known authors is bypassing print and going straight to audiobook. Could this be a sign of things to come?</b><p>Last week, figures from Nielsen Bookscan showed audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, rising by 12% in 2017 …

Writing

Did Buzz Aldrin see a UFO on way to moon?

The report gained steam when British publications said it appeared Aldrin, the second man on the moon, and three others, had passed lie detector …

Paranormal

Talent agencies are reshaping their roles in Hollywood. Not everyone is happy about that

When the talent agency formerly known as WME-IMG rebranded itself late last year as Endeavor, it was more than just a simple name change. The Hollywood giant was sending a signal that it was recasting itself into a bigger and more ambitious role — a full-fledged media company.<p>From packaging TV …

Conflicts of Interest

9 Unexpected Places To Add To Your Bucket List

My favorite places are the places that are less talked about. They’re the towns and cities — or sometimes entire countries — that people don’t …

South America

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

Many Have Photographed The Aurora Borealis, But Who Has Photographed STEVE?

Getting to experience the wonder and beauty that is the aurora borealis is a truly unforgettable event. Each encounter is unique in the way the …

Astronomy

Spring Meteor Shower, and More Can't-Miss Sky Events in April

This month will delight sky-watchers with a host of planets, glittering star clusters, and the peak of the annual Lyrids.<p>As the seasons shift here on Earth, the celestial realm will deliver a planet bonanza, a wandering moon, and an early morning meteor shower.<p>So pull out your binoculars and mark …

Astronomy

CERN Researchers Think They Saw Rare Particle Decay That Could Lead to New Physics

Physicists in Switzerland are on a subatomic hunt that, they hope, will reveal some entirely new results beyond the limits of their theories.<p>An …

Physics

New York / Chicago In Potential Crash Path Of Out Of Control Chinese Space Station

An out of control Chinese space station, Tiangong-1, is predicted to crash to Earth this April Fools weekend. The crash path, which includes major cities such as Boston and New York as well as Chicago is still highly uncertain.<p>The European Space Station’s current model predicts the reentry window …

Space Exploration

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

Pilots say they spotted UFOs while flying over Arizona

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two commercial pilots flying over the Arizona desert claim they saw an unidentified flying object pass overhead, according to a radio broadcast released by the Federal Aviation Administration.<p>A Learjet pilot and an American Airlines pilot saw the object on February 24 and radioed the …

Paranormal

Interstitium: Scientists say they've discovered a new human organ

The interstitium was right there under our noses (and skin) all along, but it took a new way of examining tissues to figure it out.<p>Scientists said in a study published Tuesday that they may have stumbled on a previously unknown organ — one of the biggest in the human body and one that could …

Immune System

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

Netflix banned from competing at Cannes Film Festival

Netflix Originals can no longer compete for the Palme d’Or<p>Netflix has been banned from competing in the Cannes Film Festival, according to a report from <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>. Theirry Fremaux, the head of Cannes, told <i>THR</i> last week the ban is because Netflix refuses to release its films in theaters, …

Cannes Film Festival

Westworld team breaks silence on mysterious season 2

Evan Rachel Wood comes back online — wakes up, in other words — and is suddenly weirded out.<p>These are not her clothes. They belong to her <i>Westworld</i> …

6 Full-Body Stretching Exercises

The Routine<p>When you can barely squeeze a workout into your day, taking time to focus on flexibility may feel like, well, a stretch. But stretching is …

Yoga

How Did Astronaut DNA Become 'Fake News'?

For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign.<p>“After year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly no longer has same DNA as identical twin,” the headline of a story on the <i>Today</i> show’s website, published Thursday, declared. Seven percent of his DNA, the story says, …

Genetics

Acupuncture for pets is on the rise

As the veterinary assistant holds down a year-old black tabby named Miso, she strokes his chin, and he purrs with delight. Dr. Yeumee Song takes the …

A NASA astronaut brought her 4-year-old son to a spacesuit photo shoot — and the pictures will melt your heart

Before NASA's talented astronauts launch into space, they pose for an official photo shoot.<p>Most astronauts play it safe. They hop inside of a spacesuit, smile for the camera, then get back to their rigorous training. Some, however, choose to bring family, friends, and even pets along for the …

Space Science

Figure skating physics for normal humans

Figure skating has a lot to do with physics, and here’s what we mean. Also, what’s the difference between all those figure-skating jumps?<br>Read More

Physics

Animal Pain and the New Mysticism About Consciousness

On November 9, 2017, more than 500 people gathered at the Flat Earth International Conference in Cary, North Carolina. Attendees agreed that the …

Flat Earth

NASA astronaut who spent a year in space now has different DNA from his twin

Space travel is dangerous for a lot of very obvious reasons — traveling off of Earth on a rocket has its risks, after all — but even when everything …

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

Work-life Balance

Wreckage of aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, sunk in WWII found in Pacific

A team led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found the wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942’s Battle of the Coral Sea with the loss of more than 200 sailors.<p>In a tweet and an announcement on his website, Allen said the ship had been found Sunday …

Military

Write a letter to better know your characters

There is a very old song that goes: <i>“I’m going to sit right down and write myself a letter, and make believe it came from you…”</i><p>Good commercial fiction …

Archaeologists Find Something Truly Bizarre in an Isolated Medieval Graveyard

Those are not human bones.<p>A three-week archaeological dig in the English Channel took a bizarre, inexplicable turn, after researchers chanced upon a …

What does it look like near a supermassive black hole?

With today’s best models and instruments, astronomers are closing in on the comparatively tiny regions around supermassive black holes.

Astronomy