Naomi Chiffon Erwin

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Ford makes police car doors that stop armor-piercing bullets

DETROIT (AP) — It's a first for police cars: Doors that can protect against armor-piercing bullets.<p>Ford will soon be offering the doors on its Police …

Ceramics

5 Signs You Were Raised By Helicopter Parents

And what to do about it.<p>The term "helicopter parenting" is the same age as members of the millennial generation, which is telling.<p>The parenting style, characterized by a helicopter-like tendency to hover over children and swoop in to rescue them at the first sign of trouble, exploded into …

Parenting

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

Merle Haggard calls contemporary country music 'a bunch of crap'

Merle Haggard is one of the most influential and well-respected artists in country music, but when it comes to the younger generation of stars, that admiration isn’t necessarily mutual.<p>“I can’t tell what they’re doing,” the country legend says in an interview. “They’re talking about screwing on a …

Texas Police Make Startling Discovery Inside Female Suspect’s Vagina After Arrest

A routine traffic stop in Waco, Texas, Monday led to the discovery of a large drug stash inside a vehicle — and a loaded handgun inside the female suspect’s vagina.<p>The Waco Police Department said on Facebook that officers pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation around 11 p.m. and discovered a …

Reese Witherspoon's 'Bananaphone' Dubsmash Is The Cutest Thing You'll Watch Today

Ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring...BANANAPHONE.<p>Reese Witherspoon makes the most of her toddler time.<p>The actress shared an adorable Dubsmash video of her and her son singing to Raffi's "Bananaphone" on Sunday, and it's almost too much to handle. In the clip, the "Legally Blonde" star lip …

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition

A photographer traveled to 70 countries and took these incredible photos from his journey around the world

He started touring internationally as a semi-professional tennis player before becoming an investment banker and traveling for business trips.<p>Over the years, he has captured breathtaking photos that include everything from hunting with Africa's oldest tribe to chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland.<p>…

How Your Coffee Grounds Can Help Save the World

As if coffee isn't amazing enough already. A team of researchers—who, yes, got the idea over a cup of coffee—are reporting in the journal …

Carbon Dioxide

Course of Deadly Tropical Storm Erika Puzzles Forecasters

Forecasters and emergency agencies prepped for a long weekend early Friday as Tropical Storm Erika wobbled toward Puerto Rico and then the southern Atlantic coast, where it could be a hurricane when it arrives early next week.<p>A tropical storm warning was in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. …

Weather

Scary iPhone malware can spy on you even after you close infected apps

A rather scary piece of iPhone malware would let an attacker spy on a target using an approved App Store app without the person’s knowledge. In fact, …

The Earth Is Now "Locked In" To A 3 Foot Sea Level Rise, NASA Says

"The best science today says it is going to happen and that we're not ready for it," a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. "That, unfortunately, is bad news."<p>Steve Nerem, a geophysicist at NASA and the University of Colorado, Boulder, said the world is all but certain to see a three foot sea …

8 Things Single Women Want Their Married Friends To Know

I'm a 51-year-old married mother to twin teenage daughters. I am blessed to have many girlfriends -- mostly married, several single -- and feel like I've been a good friend to them, regardless of their marital status. Kind of like Stephen Colbert's "I don't see color."<p>Or am I fooling myself?<p>After …

Relationships

The discovery of the molecule Si-C-Si in space

The space between stars is not empty—it contains a vast reservoir of diffuse material with about 5-10% of the total mass of our Milky Way galaxy. …

What You Eat Isn't What You Get: The 6 Troubling Ingredients Hiding in Your Food

Let's start with the problem. The problem today is obesity and diabetes are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about one-third of American adults are obese. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 86 million …

Tesla’s $3,500 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy!

<i>Written by: Adam Dearstine at trueactivist.com</i><p><b>Energy Storage for a Sustainable Home</b><p>The wait is over! Tesla announced a home battery and utility-scale …

Polar bears now eat dolphins, thanks to global warming

Faced with a rapidly changing habitat, polar bears are adapting with a new entrée: For the first time, a polar bear was seen preying on a white-beaked dolphin carcass that had been trapped in the ice in Svalbard, a group of Norwegian islands in the Arctic Ocean.<p>In April 2014, a male polar bear with …

Apocalypse Neuro: Why Our Brains Don't Process the Gravest Threats to Humanity

The human brain simply may not be wired to process slow-moving crises like climate change.<p>Our brains are incredible little mushboxes; they are unfathomably complex, powerful organs that grant us motor skills, logic, and abstract thought. Brains have bequeathed unto we humans just about every …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Books

What to do if your computer is taken over by ransomware — a form of malware taking over the internet

Ransomware, which is a form of malware, works by either holding your entire computer hostage or by blocking access to all of your files by encrypting them. A person infected with ransomware is typically ordered (via a pop-up window) to pay anything from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars in …

Ransomware

How a Storm Chaser Captured a Terrifying Double Tornado

Photographer and storm chaser Kelly DeLay was in the absolute right place at the absolute right time, and he finally caught his unicorn.<p>DeLay was …

Weather

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

The Duggars’ Fox News Interview Was an Unholy Disaster

At various times downplaying their son’s molestation of their daughters and playing the victims themselves, the Duggar family dug themselves a …

Pluto and Its Moons Are Weirder Than We Thought

Increasingly it looks like Pluto is its own, fascinating thing.<p>In a teleconference today, astronomy professor Douglas Hamilton cracked that the "dwarf" in Pluto's title of "dwarf planet" should be seen as an honorific. After all, we have eight planets already; increasingly it looks like Pluto is …

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

A peace that surpasses all understanding . . .<p>‒Philippians 4:6-8<p>Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace. There had been no place where I could run to, nor any …

Meditation

The future of Britain? floating cities and high-rise farms

Engineers and futurologists claim the Moon and Mars spaceports and 3D printed houses will be common within 100 years<p>Super-deep six storey basements, floating cities and high-rise farms will be commonplace in Britain within 100 years, engineers and architects have claimed.<p>The next century will see …

Governor of Bethlehem Cancels Christian Event Scheduled for West Bank Site Due to 'Significant Political and Religious Pressure'

An outdoor Christian worship event set to be hosted by the Empowered21 Global Congress in Manger Square, Bethlehem on Friday was abruptly cancelled …