Marsha Adams

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The woman who is allergic to water

Rachel’s rare condition means that a bath is agony; even her own tears will scorch her face. How can the human body reject life’s most basic necessity?<p>Rachel wakes up – and drinks a kind of poison that feels like a glass of stinging nettles. As it slips downs her throat, she can feel it blistering …

Why is NASA chasing this asteroid?

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA is sending a space probe to chase down a dark, potentially dangerous asteroid. The probe will take a sample of the asteroid and -- in a US space first -- bring the sample back to Earth.<p>"This is a dark asteroid that we have found and we're going to hunt down, we're going to orbit, we're …

Space Exploration

Perseid meteor shower 2016 offers a once in a decade 'outburst'

This year’s installment of the Perseid meteor shower is expected to deliver a double dose of shooting stars streaking across the night sky.<p>The celebrated cosmic show — which will reach its maximum intensity in the early hours of Friday morning — is known for the high number of spectacular meteors …

Millennials are having less sex than any generation in 60 years. Here’s why it matters.

I spent most of yesterday morning mulling over Tara Bahrampour's article in the Washington Post headlined "'There isn't really anything magical about it': Why more millennials are avoiding sex." The crux of her argument relates to a new study in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior that finds …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

Solar Impulse 2 Completes Round the World Flight: Pictures

Egypt

Family's search ends in grief as more Nice victims ID'd

<b>Nice, France (CNN) —</b> For two days after the attack, Aldjia Bouzaouit's family walked up and down the Promenade des Anglais holding her photograph, desperately asking passers-by if they had seen her.<p>On Sunday, the family received the news it never wanted to hear.<p>"My sister died. I got the …

Obama mourns slain Dallas officers: They 'shared a commitment to something larger than themselves'

President Obama urged activists and police to set aside their differences and acknowledge one another's humanity as he presided over a memorial Tuesday for the officers slain last week in Dallas and tried to navigate an America deeply divided and in mourning after a week of violence.<p>Seeking to be …

Law Enforcement

Dallas shooting live updates: Protesters return to the streets throughout U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five officers in Dallas have been shot dead during a street protest against police violence on Thursday night. Here's the latest:<p>As night falls Friday, "Black Lives Matter" protesters are demonstrating across country<br>• Police name suspect. He was Micah Xavier Johnson<br>• President Barack Obama will …

Law Enforcement

How You Can Help Those Affected By the Orlando Gay Nightclub Shooting

From donating blood to supporting gun control reform.<p>This morning the United States woke up to the worst mass shooting in the country's history: 50 people are dead and at least 50 others were injured after a man opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL. After horrific events like this, we …

This Photo Of The Rock In "Furious 8" Will Make You Feel Things

Hobbs looks...different.<p>When you strip a man of all he has. All that's important to him. You force him to return to his roots... and sometimes that's a very dangerous and twisted place.If I was going to return for another Fast & Furious I wanted to come in and disrupt the franchise in a cool way …

Try It Now

Apartments are the hot new tech sector

Caren Maio Contributor<p>Caren Maio is founder and CEO of Nestio, a residential leasing and marketing platform.<p>Welcome to the land technology forgot. High-end leases negotiated and signed via fax. Millions of dollars in apartment inventory — in some of the hottest real estate markets in the country — …

Real Estate

Dwyane Wade is the difference as Miami Heat ties series against Toronto Raptors

Just about everyone struggled to score, with one very notable exception.<p>Dwyane Wadewas rolling.<p>And the<p>Miami Heatcouldn't be more thankful.<p>Wade scored 30 points Monday night, including a layup that sent the game to overtime and finished off Miami's frantic comeback from a nine-point deficit, and the …

Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers | Reuters

(The Sports Xchange) - Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.<p>May 9, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots over Portland …

Basketball

FCC and FTC Quiz Phone Companies Amid Fears on Security Vulnerabilities

The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission have asked mobile phone carriers and manufacturers to explain how they release security updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities, the agencies said on Monday.<p>The agencies have written to Apple, AT&T and Alphabet, …

Mobile

Prince hits No. 1 on the Billboard chart after his death

Prince had no shortage of No. 1’s throughout his career, but the funk pop legend’s sales have soared even higher in the wake of his April 21 death. …

Prince, hugely inventive, influential musician, dead at 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown …

Who is Corey Lewandowski? His rise — and his relationship with Donald Trump.

Corey Lewandowski, 42, has turned himself in after being charged with a misdemeanor count of battery for allegedly yanking a Breitbart News reporter out of Donald Trump’s path. Here’s a look at his background.<p>The presidential candidate has fired Lewandowski, who was connected to several …

Donald Trump

Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime in April (and what to watch before it’s gone)

The one true Batman is here to save you from Zack Snyder<p>If you haven’t already seen <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, then odds are you’re probably going to see it in the next few weeks — and to that, I can only say, "I’m sorry." But the good news is that a new month is around the corner, so there …

Reports: Paris bombmaker one of two suicide bombers at Brussels airport

The man suspected of building bombs used in the Paris attacks last year was one of two suicide bombers who died in the Brussels Airport attack, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.<p>The Associated Press, citing unnamed European authorities, reported officials identified the bomber as Najim …

A transcript of Donald Trump’s meeting with The Washington Post editorial board

FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHER: Mr. Trump, welcome to the Washington Post. Thank you for making time to meet with our editorial board.<p>DONALD TRUMP: New building. Yes this is very nice. Good luck with it.<p>RYAN: Thank you… We’ve heard you’re going to be announcing your foreign policy …

Meet the Press

Exporting Jihad

The Arab Spring has given Tunisians the freedom to act on their unhappiness.<p>A few miles northwest of Tunis, with its sidewalk cafés and streets lined by rows of manicured ficus trees and its avenues named after European cities, there is a poor suburb of eighty thousand people called Douar Hicher. …

What we know about the terror attacks in Belgium

<b>(CNN) —</b> Attacks in Belgium's capital killed at least 20 people at the Maelbeek metro station and at least 10 more at the international airport on Tuesday. ISIS claimed responsibility.<p>The first victim to be identified is Adelma Marina Tapia Ruíz, who was killed during the attack at the airport, …

Terrorism

President Obama Wants a Back Door on Your Phone. But Not on His.

In yesterday's South by Southwest keynote address, President Obama took a firm stand against strong encryption. Standing before an audience of over …

Google will shut down Picasa this spring

A not-at-all-surprising Google spring cleaning announcement<p>Google announced earlier today in a blog post that it will stop supporting its Picasa photo storage service this spring. Starting in March, the company will shutter the Picasa desktop app, and in May, Picasa web albums will no longer be …