Daniel Taylor

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Hamels, Cubs defense make history

Double the fun: Cole Hamels, Cubs defense make history<p>Cole Hamels' dominant start to his Cubs career continued on Friday in stellar fashion, and with …

Joe Maddon

Recapping the slam: An oral history of David Bote's big blast

PITTSBURGH -- It'll be a night they'll tell their grandkids about, especially Chicago Cubs rookie David Bote. Last Sunday, on national television, …

NL Central

Massive new line drawings revealed in Peru

Using drone cameras, scientists have documented spectacular line drawings newly discovered in southern Peru. They are likely much older than the …

Archaeology

Welcome to Dog Utopia, where 1000 strays run free in the Costa Rican jungle.

Utopia

Espresso machines are the ideal tool for THC extraction, scientists discover

In an article recently published in The International Journal of Pure and Applied Analytical Chemistry, a group of researchers have hailed your …

Cannabis

A New Home for $90,000? Manufactured Housing Is Making a Comeback

While others walked away from manufactured homes, Don Glisson Jr. stuck around.<p>He’s seen the industry’s ups and downs in his 36 years working at …

Housing

Possible Python rival? Programming language Julia is winning over developers

A young programming language for machine leaning is on the rise and could be soon gunning for Python.<p><i>Video: What programming languages do you need to</i> …

Programming

Scientists Drastically Sped Up Production of a Mineral That Harvests CO2

We need to do something about all this CO2.<p>If we’re going to have any hope of reversing the troubling trend of years that get steadily hotter on …

Climate Change

These Swirls of Light Could Be Signs of a Previous Universe Existing Before Ours

Something feels familiar.<p>If our Universe happened to be locked in an eternal heartbeat of expansion and collapse, black holes would leave an …

Physics

This Two Billion Year-Old Natural Reactor May Hold The Key To Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal

The Oklo-reactor in Gabon, Africa is one of the most intriguing geological formations found on planet Earth. Here, naturally occurring fissile materials in two billion year-old rocks have sustained a slow nuclear fission reaction like that found in a modern nuclear reactor.<p>Uranium-235 is a …

Energy

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

'Millennia of human activity': heatwave reveals lost UK archaeological sites

The scorching weeks of the summer of 2018 left crops shrivelled and gardens scorched. It has also revealed the lines of scores of archaeological sites across the UK landscape, tracing millennia of human activity, from neolithic cursus monuments laid out more than 5,000 years ago to the outline of a …

Archaeology

13 Backyard Kitchens That Make Us Want to Live Outside

<i>Welcome to Your Home Outdoors, our summertime series on tips and tricks that'll help you live your best life outside―no matter the size of your space! So pull up a chair, grab a glass of something icy-cold, and join us.</i><p>We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, all the way through Labor Day: …

Interior Design

David Bote's perseverance pays off as an unlikely Cubs contributor

They lived in the basement of a sister-in-law’s friend in Mishawaka, Ind.<p>David Bote was chasing his major-league dream in the minors with the Class A South Bend Cubs and his wife, Rachel, followed every day, going to the ballpark to watch her husband play.<p>“We just grinded it out,’’ the Cubs …

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.<p>Centuries ago, Mogollon people stood in front of these basalt rocks. Clutching …

Archaeology

Chicago Cubs: ‘Everybody In’ is more than a catch phrase

Two years after winning it all, the Chicago Cubs organization chose the phrase “Everybody In” to epitomize their 2018 season. It’s working.<p>Everybody …

Chicago Cubs

Cubs Quick Hits: Pedro Strop's 'New' Pitch Makes Him Harder to Hit

You know what’s sort of insane? Pedro Strop, who has already been one of the best relievers in Cubs history, might’ve gotten even better this season. …

Baseball

Brian Butterfield's Gushing Praise Highlights Flaw in Javy Baez's MVP Candidacy

Ednel Javier Baez is the most valuable player in the National League. He’s first in the NL in RBI (88), third in both fWAR (4.4) and bWAR (4.9), …

Baseball

Australian scientists may have solved one of the biggest problems holding back hydrogen-powered cars

One of the biggest challenges facing the hydrogen fuel industry – its transport and storage – may have been solved by scientists at the CSIRO, paving …

Energy

Magic Leap Headset Test Drive: Off Your Phone and Into Your World

In an early look, the Magic Leap One Creator Edition impresses but has yet to live up to the hype<p>There he is, the size of a Candy Land piece, right on the ottoman in front of me: teeny, tiny LeBron James. He jets down the Golden State Warriors’ court—sitting flush on the chocolate leather—and dunks …

Augmented Reality

Thousands of Exotic "Topological" Materials Discovered through Sweeping Search

Haul thrills physicists, who previously knew of just a few hundred of these peculiar materials

Quantum Physics

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

Microbiology

Live Baseball Scorecards

Javier Baez swinging his way to an MVP season | MLB.com

Back in April, Joe Maddon had the recipe for what would turn Javier Baez from an exciting-but-flawed player into one of the game's true …

Baseball

It’s Easier to Leave the Solar System Than to Reach the Sun

The center of the solar system is a tricky destination, but NASA is going.<p>In a very short time, we human beings have seeded our corner of the universe with all kinds of signs of our existence. We have flung hundreds of satellites into the sky, cloaking the Earth in technology. We sent spacecraft to …

Astronomy

Theo Jansen Debuts His Newly Slimmed Down Wind Powered Walking Strandbeest For 2018

For years we’ve been writing about Dutch artist Theo Jansen and his Strandbeests, incredible wind-powered walking sculptures, and those inspired by …

Sculpture

Gluten Free Puff Pastry

Making gluten free puff pastry is a snap, when you have the right recipe. If you’ve ever had trouble understanding the butter packet, or the “turns” …

Puff Pastry, Gluten-Free - Art of Gluten-Free Baking

Puff pastry has a reputation for being hard to make. It really isn’t. The recipe calls for flour, salt, water and fat (usually butter). Really, …

Some of My Favorite Javier Baez Statistics

Javier Baez has been one of the best and most valuable players in the National League. He’s already set career highs in doubles, triples, homers, and …

Baseball

Iceberg Lettuce Deserves More Than the Wedge Salad

There are many categories of salad snob—the ingredient minimalists, the chop evangelists, the dressing-goes-in-the-bowl-first brigade—but perhaps the most vocal, and the most misguided, are those dedicated to the denigration of iceberg lettuce. To its detractors, iceberg is the avatar of commodity …

Food Preservation