Melissa Weis

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These 10 Foods Are Surprisingly High in Protein

We're told to eat plenty of Greek yogurt and chicken breasts to get good protein, but the truth is that protein is found in nearly every food we eat …

Healthy Eating

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

<i>It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far</i> …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Gun Control

The Week in Review: Historic Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola crisis reached new heights in the United States this week: two Americans were hospitalized with the disease and the Centers for Disease …

Design Tips From 11 Relaxing Summer Bedrooms

These rooms will make you want to stay buried under the covers all day long.<p>Stylish and welcoming, the best summery bedrooms beckon both day and night.

What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia

If you're looking for the fastest Internet service in the US, you should pack your bags for Virginia. With an average of 13.7 megabits per second, Virginia tops the country for the speediest Internet access, according to Broadview Networks.<p>What state has the slowest broadband speed? Alaska, with an …

HTC Nexus 9 tablet tipped with Tegra inside

This week we’re hearing more about the next generation of Nexus tablet greatness, the Nexus 9. This device (codenamed Flounder/Volantis) is set to …

Robin Wright: 'I'm in my 40s and I don't inject my face with Botox'

Spare a thought for Robin Wright, the ageing Hollywood actor who appears in a new film called The Congress. Once, long ago, she played the plucky Buttercup in The Princess Bride and beautiful, tragic Jenny in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump. Now her career's on the skids – she's the wrong side of …

Bigger, brighter ‘supermoon’ set to shine this weekend

The supermoon is back and it's bigger and brighter than ever.<p>The brightest of three supermoons this summer will shine on Aug. 10.<p>A supermoon, technically called a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is full within 24 hours of it being at its closest point to the Earth in its orbit. August's moon …

Here's Google's plan to rid the world of cyberattacks

A new team at Google is aiming to be the cybersecurity superheroes of the Internet.<p>They're looking to exterminate those nasty computer bugs that let hackers and government spies sneak into our computers -- not just for Google, but for everyone.<p>The special team is called Google Project Zero. And …

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, …

Photos could replace passwords

An Australian teen thinks he's got a solution to the world's password problems: Use pictures instead.<p>Currently, most people make easy-to-guess passwords -- and they use the same one across several services. It's stupidly irresponsible, but the only alternative is remembering dozens of complex …

Your personal information just isn't safe

Companies can't keep your data safe. It's that simple.<p>When Target lost data on some 110 million customers, it recommended them to credit bureau Experian for "identity theft protection," offering to cover the cost for a year.<p>Think you're in better hands? Think again.<p>Sometime before the Target (TGT) …

Can you outsmart a hacker? - CNNMoney

Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

Americans are warming to self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are coming, and Americans are getting on board.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study from the University of Michigan, which found that 56% of U.S. respondents had positive opinions of self-driving vehicles.<p>The technology sounds like science fiction -- 29% of Americans surveyed …

Jaguar Land Rover says key models in short supply, some have six-month wait lists

Care for a bit more proof that the Jaguar Land Rover portfolio of vehicles is the best it's ever been? Well, the Indian-owned pair of brands saw a record year in 2013, while 2014 has seen a 14-percent increase in sales. The crazy thing is, though, is that figure could be even higher, provided the …

First Element Expects To Make Money Selling Hydrogen Fuel In 5 Years

Could hydrogen fuel go from almost non-existent to profitable in the space of five years?<p>First Element Fuels--the hydrogen fuel provider presently …

Energica Ego: Test Ride Of New Electric Superbike

Increasing numbers of electric motorcycles are coming into the market--but now Energica has upped the ante with its Ego electric superbike.<p>This is a …

Chevy sneak-peeks the 2016 Volt

The American car-buying public is not entirely on board for electric cars.<p>Even in California, where environmental officials have heavily promoted their adoption, fewer than 3% of cars sold are electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids.<p>But Chevrolet will use the January North American International Auto …

Senate Wants to Send Automaker Employees to Prison—for Up to Life—for Vehicle Defects

Auto executives such as General Motors CEO Mary Barra could get life in prison if a new bill authored by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) passes in its entirety.<p>Auto executives such as General Motors CEO Mary Barra could get life in prison if a new bill authored by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) …

General Motors

Basic Instincts

I recently took a weekend trip to Charleston, South Carolina, and was totally charmed by its beautiful gardens and antebellum architecture. It’s also a great shopping town, as I discovered when my husband and I stumbled upon the boutique Indigo & Cotton. Stocked with a smart selection of well-made …

Behind The Scenes: The Makeup at Dior Cruise 2014

Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup Peter Phillips created a stunning dual-lined eye and glowing skin. Here's his how-to:<p>Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup Peter Phillips created a stunning dual-lined eye and glowing skin. Here's his how-to:

3 Chic New Ways to Take Your Manicure

The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from their new look book.<p>The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from …

Cannes Film Festival: The best make-up looks

BEAUTY RED CARPET<p><b>Effortless beauty is back, as stars and models kept make-up brooding and subtle on the Cannes red carpet this year, letting their</b> …

8 Ways to Make Your Eyes Appear Larger With Makeup

Eyes are the most noticeable feature on our face and it is a main focus area in makeup artistry. Naturally, it is a desire of many women to have big, youthful looking eyes. Unfortunately, nature does not always cooperate and we are not all left with our ideal eye size and shape. The good news is …