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Meryl Streep Is Ready for Melania Trump to Break Her Silence

As the actress dives into promotion for The Post, she answers for her so-called silence.<p>Weeks after <i>Time</i> heralded the “Silence Breakers” as Person of the Year in the wake of the <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> sexual abuse accusations, <b>Meryl Streep</b> was called out for her perceived silence-keeping. A right-wing …

Meryl Streep

Boy (7) who hadn’t eaten anything in days tried to sell his teddy bear for food

A young boy who hadn’t eaten anything "in days" was found trying to sell his teddy bear for food, US police said.<p>Franklin Ohio police Officer Steve …

A quick way to fix your internet connection and make it faster: Update your router's firmware

Updating a router's firmware can help improve or even repair a faulty internet connection.<p>Updating the firmware (a process often called "flashing the firmware") can help a router work better and sometimes even repair an annoying bug or add support for faster internet speed. This is especially when …

Wi-Fi

Centuries-Old Flea Market In France Canceled This Year Over Terrorism Fears

For centuries, the northern French town of Lille has been home to an autumn flea market — as famous for its party atmosphere as for its wealth of secondhand goods. Last year, more than 2 million people came to the weekend festival to gulp down oysters, drink all night and haggle over goods.<p>But La …

France

7 science-backed reasons you should make art, even if you're bad at it

We've been making it for about as long as we've been called humans, and few would argue against its value as culturally enriching as well as emotionally and often intellectually rewarding. Making art for art's sake is plenty.<p>Yet as scientific research has shown, our minds seem built to enjoy and …

Creativity

Minimalists in Japan take simple living to new extremes

<b>A growing number of young Japanese people have emptied their apartment to a point that appears nearly unlivable -- and they love it.</b><p>In 1899, Edwin …

Plant Prefab raises $3 million from Obvious Ventures for durable, sustainable homes

Plant Prefab wants to make it easier for people to build homes within urban neighborhoods and cities, and it has raised $3 million to do just that. The investment, led by Obvious Ventures, will go some way toward helping the company scale, bring on more talent, and improve existing systems.<p>A …

Prefab Homes

11 surprising truths about Louisiana

THERE’S SO MUCH MORE to Louisiana than Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, or what you’ve seen on <i>Duck Dynasty</i>. Travel anywhere in the state and you’ll begin …

Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

Weightlifting