Melina Economou

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The Best Salmon You've Ever Had Is Slow-Baked in Just 22 Minutes

What's not to love about salmon? It's healthy, delicious, and easy to find at any grocery store. This fish is quick-cooking enough for a weeknight, …

Seafood

In Defense of Keeping Queer "Safe Spaces" Queer

Over the years, my wife and I have lived in a few places known for being particularly LGBTQ-friendly – Manhattan, then Brooklyn, then Boston, and now D.C. Overall, we've enjoyed everywhere we've lived and would move back to any of those cities when the time is right. Our same-sex marriage is …

Egypt student gets 3-year jail term for atheism

Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to three years in jail for announcing on Facebook that he is an atheist and for insulting …

1 In 4 New Doctors Would Change Careers If They Could Start Over

Even as doctors enter a medical field with more paying patients under the Affordable Care Act and unprecedented numbers of job opportunities, 25 percent of “newly trained physicians” would still choose another field if they could, according to a new analysis.<p>More than 60 percent of …

Health Care

Paris policeman’s brother: ‘Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims’

Ahmed Merabet, the police officer gunned down in the Charlie Hebdo attack, was killed in an act of barbarity by “false Muslims” his brother said in a moving tribute on Saturday, where he also appealed for unity and tolerance.<p>Speaking for a group of relatives gathered in Paris, Malek Merabet said …

Terrorism

The powerful antimicrobial teixobactin was discovered using a new technique that could speed up the discovery of new antibiotics to tackle resistance<p>Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotic using a revolutionary procedure hailed as a game changer in the hunt for medicines to fight …

Medicine

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

What If Nike Sold Oranges And Apple Sold iMilk?

Could Ferrari ever be successful in the pasta aisle? And would Jonathan Ive’s penchant for stark packaging work in the dairy aisle?<p>In the work of Israel-based designer Peddy Mergui, the design language of some of the world’s most fashionable brands—Tiffany, Versace, Dolce Gabbana, Bulgari, and …

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The planet, named Kepler 438b, is slightly larger than Earth and circles an orange dwarf star that bathes it in 40% more heat than our home planet receives …

Astronomy

CES 2015: Toshiba Announces TransferJet Wireless File Transfer Dongle for iOS Devices

Toshiba today at CES 2015 announced the launch of the company's first TransferJet file transfer dongle with support for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new TJM35420LT dongle includes a Lightning adapter for iOS devices and allows for the transfer of files between compatible devices using …

CES

School Your School With These 8 Digital Tools

Is your New Year's resolution to get better grades? Make studying and school projects easier -- or even fun? Luckily tech out there can help you study, organize, and most importantly get that A. Here is a list for owning the classroom in the digital age.<p><b>1. StudyBlue</b><p>StudyBlue uses crowdsourcing to …

Faith is often a visual marker of identity — but also a source of discomfort | The Star

To strangers, she’s often defined by her hijab. But to her friends, Aisha Khaja is simply an inspiring, giving young woman who happens to be …

Religion

Hilarious Family Portraits Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

As any parent knows, raising a family isn't always a walk in the park. Lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther captures this sentiment in <i>Best Case Scenario</i>, a hilarious series that presents some of the messy, chaotic moments of parenting in a comical light.<p>Guenther, who regularly visits different …