Melody McKay

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The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea

On the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation?<p>1. The Madman Theory<p>The United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea, so there is no embassy in Washington, but for years the two countries have relied on the “New York …

Let's Analyze the Physics of a 200 MPH Hyperloop Test Run

The hyperloop, Elon Musk's idea to make a high-speed transit system for people, has been an exercise in, well, hype. Despite a roster of companies …

Karoly Makk, Acclaimed Hungarian Filmmaker, Dies at 91

Karoly Makk, a leading Hungarian director who was honored at the Cannes Film Festival in 1971 for “Love,” the story of one family’s survival under his country’s repressive Stalinist rule, then nominated four years later for an Academy Award for best foreign-language film, for “Cats’ Play,” died on …

Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India.<p>The 10-year old delivered a baby girl via Caesarian section at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, a city in North India.<p>Both the girl and her baby are in stable …

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House committee urges Congress to pass Stingray surveillance legislation

A bipartisan House Oversight and Government Reform Committee report released today urges Congress to pass legislation to regulate cell-site simulation surveillance devices like the Stingray.<p>Committee urges Congress to pass legislation<p>The devices, used by local and federal law enforcement agencies …

China rolls out its massive elevated 'straddling bus'

Several months after its design was unveiled to the public, China's massive elevated bus concept is now real.<p>The 4.8-meter-high (15.75-foot) electric …

Here's What Happened When I Squeezed My Size-12 Body Into Kendall and Kylie's Swimwear Line

If I did it, you can too.<p>Let me start off by saying that I <i>never, ever</i> wear bikinis. Before this, the last time you could catch me out in a two-piece swimsuit was when I was 5 years old and taking my weekly swimming class. My stomach has always been my problem area, so I just don't feel sexy in …

No more Tesla buyback guarantee as company cuts price of Model X

SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc has ended a program that guaranteed the resale value of its cars, and lowered the starting price of its Model X crossover, the high-profile electric vehicle maker said on Wednesday.<p>A Tesla logo adorns a 'Model S' car in the dealership in Berlin, …

Five Ways You’re Ruining Your Coffee Plus One Surprising Confession from a Master Barista

We recently sat down with master barista Giorgio Milos (yes, he is just as charismatic as his photo) at the opening of the new illy Caffe in San Francisco to pick his brain on all things coffee. We talked about the best things happening in coffee today (hint: It has to do with more cafés listening …

Drug found that significantly slows growth of most aggressive form of breast cancer

Scientists have found a method of significantly slowing the growth of the most aggressive form of breast cancer.<p>Researchers at Oxford and Nottingham Universities used a new drug to attack the disease in deeper regions of cancer tumours than conventional therapies like chemotherapy or radiotherapy …

United Airlines is Fighting Back Against Competition With a Stunning New Service

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com</i><p>United Airlines said on Thursday that it will undergo a major overhaul of its …

Johan Cruyff: Barcelona and Holland legend dies aged 68

<b>(CNN) —</b> Johan Cruyff, the man credited with helping reinvent modern soccer, has died aged 68.<p>The former player and manager of Spanish giants Barcelona and the Netherlands' most successful club Ajax, had been battling lung cancer.<p>One of the world's greatest ever footballers, Cruyff's Dutch team …

Elon Musk’s Wild Hyperloop Idea Is One Step Closer To Reality

Hyperloop Technologies’ futuristic high-speed transportation system is one step closer to becoming reality.<p>The company applied this week for nearly …

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new class of particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of the pentaquark, a class of subatomic particle consisting of four quarks and one antiquark bound together. Like the Higgs boson before it, the pentaquark's existence has been theorized for years, but experiments in the …