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1,000-Year-Old Tomb of Maya King Discovered in Guatemala

Archaeologists digging under a Maya palace in Guatemala say they have opened the tomb of a royal and found a jade mask and bones, both painted bright …

Archaeology

For weeks, Equifax customer service has been directing victims to a fake phishing site

Earlier this month, hackers broke into Equifax's servers and stole 143 million people's personal information, including their Social Security numbers. In response to the attack, Equifax set up a website — www.equifaxsecurity2017.com — for possible victims to verify whether they're affected. Because …

Identity Theft

Skin and bones: Backcountry Custom Canoes

In 2015, Jon Babulic had the opportunity to leave a successful career in construction management, and with it the incentive to pursue a new career. …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression... and a great lasting impression.<p>There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging... while it's not always easy, it is simple. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no …

Self-improvement

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The Pitch

“Rick and Morty” has slowly grown its cult following since debuting in 2013, now finding itself at the fringes of the TV animation canon. Helmed by animator Justin Roiland and “Community” creator Dan Harmon, the Adult Swim show follows the adventures of a nihilistic, alcoholic genius and his …

Rick and Morty

The Fallacy of DRY

<i>Originally posted on my blog as The Fallacy of DRY.</i><p>DRY, standing for Don’t Repeat Yourself, is a well-known design principle in the software …

Programming

Norma Jeanne Maloney: From Truck Driver to Complete Creative Control

Out on the sun-punched plains of central Texas, sign painter Norma Jeanne Maloney has recently set up her Red Rider Studios at the end of Main Street …

Artists

John Lanchester: It Zucks!

I am scared of Facebook. The company’s ambition, its ruthlessness, and its lack of a moral compass scare me. It goes back to that moment of its …

Facebook

The Hunt for the Tinmouth Apple

The ancient apple has the power to transform New England into the Napa Valley of hard cider…if only we can find it.<p>October 2015<p>Apple hunters head …

Boston

ACT Is a Little-Known, Fast Treatment for Depression

Some psychologists believe that accepting your negative thoughts can help them pass faster.<p>Scott Stambach felt consumed by anxiety, sometimes to the point of gasping for breath, whenever he had to speak in public—an especially big problem for a guy who was training to be a teacher. Fighting his …

Mental Health

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Union's Air Defense Forces, and his job was to monitor his country's satellite system, which was looking for any possible nuclear weapons launches by the United States.<p>He was on the overnight shift in the early morning hours of Sept. 26, 1983, …

Soviet Union

Four tricky ways that fake news can fool you

What looks like (and reads like) the truth may be riddled with lies if you look more closely, says neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin.We’ve created …

Bottled Water

Monday Rewind: Lingering thoughts from K-State’s loss to Vandy

Vanderbilt defeated Kansas State 14-7 on Saturday in Nashville.<p>Three lingering thoughts on the game:<p>1. There was no shortage of blame to go around on …

College Football

UFC Fight Night 116: Results and best moments from Pittsburgh

1 Luke Rockhold returns<p>It may have taken Luke Rockhold 469 days to step back inside the UFC's octagon, but when he entered the cage at UFC Fight …

UFC

A simulated voyage to Mars: Crew emerges from isolation

Research group emerges from isolation in Hawaii as part of a study on psychological impacts of long-term space travel.<p>Six NASA-backed research crew who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January have emerged from isolation.<p>The crew was part of a study …

Exploration

The Breathless Hours

Janaki Lenin describes the nocturnal habits of our most fearsome snake, the common Indian krait

Snakes

The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Bullshit

Why is it so popular?<p>Are you an introvert or an extrovert, a feeler or a thinker? For years, the go-to for this kind of introspective info has been gleaned from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a lengthy self-report survey established by Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers in the early …

Personality

From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.<p>In a breathtaking feat of rehabilitation, Ms. Jones, now 45, …

Education

Yes, It's True: These Natural Supplements for Anxiety Actually Work

Anxiety is one of those things that isn’t an issue until it hits you like a ton of bricks—whether in the form of unexpected heart palpitations, …

Vitamins

13 finalists from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

Finalists from the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Photography

We’re Killing the Oldest Fish in the Sea

Fishing eliminates most of the older fish, a new study finds, and the ecological implications are disturbing—but marine reserves can help.<p>Humans are killing the oldest fish in the sea, a new study suggests. That is likely altering ocean food webs and making populations of many important species …

Oceans

Reading 'What Happened' Sent Me Through the Five Stages of Grief

Before acceptance comes a whole lot of anger.<p>In <i>What Happened</i>, Hillary Clinton describes how exhausted and broken the 2016 election made her. I can relate because I feel exhausted and broken just reading the book and reliving the election that gave us our current political hell.<p>Disclosure: I am one …

Bernie Sanders

Google Has Spent Over $1.1 Billion on Self-Driving Tech

Google has never publicly shared how much it spends on its self-driving cars. At first, Project Chauffeur was hidden away in Google’s ultra-secret X …

Uber

Why Innovation Flounders in Established Companies

I just spent a day working with Bob, the Chief Innovation Officer of a very smart large company I’ll call Acme Widgets. Bob summarized Acme’s …

Innovation

I am Dr. Jane Goodall, a scientist, conservationist, peacemaker, and mentor. AMA.

I'm Dr. Jane Goodall. I'm a scientist and conservationist. I've spent decades studying chimpanzees and their remarkable similarities to humans. My …

Jane Goodall

Shocking Omissions: The Raw Rock Devotion Of The Cramps' 'Songs The Lord Taught Us'

Despite the pioneering work of women guitarists such as Beverly "Guitar" Watkins and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, 1950s and early 1960s rock 'n' roll has been largely associated with men. Though they fell below the radar during the British Invasion and the psychedelic "flower child" period that followed, …

Queens of the Stone Age

So You Want To Be a Senior Developer?

Let me start with a classic caveat: I cannot bestow upon you the title of senior developer. I have no special insight into how companies these days …

Programming