Denise Barner

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Rare Skin Disease Ruined Gaza Man's Life — Until Israeli Doctors Stepped In

Muhammad Taluli arrived from Gaza at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center a few months ago and unwrapped the cloth from his hands to reveal gray and white growths that looked like tree bark. The doctors had never seen anything like it.<p>In fact, there have been only a handful of such extreme cases of …

Medicine

The Only 7 Things You Need To Know About The Google Pixel

Should you ditch your iPhone or Samsung device for Google's new phone?<p>Since the first Android phone, Google's offered up its smartphone operating system that rivals Apple's to phone manufacturers like LG, HTC, and Samsung while letting those companies handle the hardware. The Nexus line of devices …

Social media cannot stop talking about the TV news anchor who had ‘shut the f**k up’ written on her t-shirt

It’s no news that social media can be very unforgiving sometimes. The latest instance is on a TV news anchor who wore a t-shirt with graphics that …

How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

New York Man Held Marine Corps Veteran Hostage for 4 Years, Officials Say

A New York man was accused of holding an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in a motel room for four years so he could steal his benefits …

Expert with new theory on Nefertiti's tomb invited to Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptologist who believes Queen Nefertiti's crypt may be hidden behind King Tutankhamun's 3,300-year-old tomb in the famed Valley of …

White T-Shirt Outfit Ideas: 7 Looks to Copy Now

As basic as it may look, a white T-shirt has some genius properties. You can modify it at the drop of the hat, match it with pretty much everything, and use it to turn up or dial down an outfit. If you're in search of inspiration for white T-shirt outfit ideas, look no further than the following …

Friend of Dylann Roof says suspect planned attack on College of Charleston

A black friend of the white man accused of murdering nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week prior to the killings that he planned to shoot up a local college campus.<p>Christon Scriven, a drinking buddy of Dylann Roof, told The Associated Press Friday that he thought …

Atlantis The Palm: Splendor under the sun

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Atoll meets megalopolis on a breathtaking scale at Atlantis The Palm. Send body and mind into orbit at one of the most incredible …

World’s longest skywalk sits more than 5,000 feet in the air

News Nuggets<p>China boosts its tariffs on 106 American-made goods<p>00:34<p>3 cancer survivors are suing over fertility clinic malfunction<p>00:45<p>Home of Hart family, who died in SUV crash, searched for clues<p>00:36<p>Shark attack off Hawaii shore shuts down Kukio Beach<p>00:22<p>2 people dead after small plane crashes …

5 American habits I lost when I moved to Spain

1. Being surprised to see children at bars<p>Everything in Spain operates on a slightly later schedule than in America. For that reason, it’s not weird …

Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical …

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' video honors Paul Walker

Wiz Khalifa has officially released the music video for “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth—or as the song is better known, <i>Furious 7</i>‘s theme song.<p>…

Music

US National Archives Will Upload all its Holdings to Wikipedia

<i>The following is from Genealogy Bits and Pieces.</i><p>US National Archives Will Upload all its Holdings to Wikipedia<p>The US National Archives and Record …

History of abolitionism and Quakers: Samuel Wood anti-slavery broadside published in New York.

<i>The Vault is</i> <b>Slate</b><i>'s history blog. Like us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, follow us on Twitter</i> <i>@slatevault</i><i>, and find us on</i> <i>Tumblr.</i> <i>Find out more about what this space is</i> …

This Day in Black History: Nov. 17, 1911

On Nov. 17, 1911, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C.

This Treacherous Bus Ride Through The Himalayas Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Who needs to climb a mountain when the bus ride there is so thrilling?<p>And by thrilling, we mean terrifying. Mountain climber Mick Fowler filmed his treacherous bus ride through the Himalayas and it includes an extremely narrow road, an estimated 2,000-foot drop to the river below and a drive under …

The Two Mr. Barrymores

At a dinner party ages ago, I was talking to Peggy Noonan about the responsibilities the big and the powerful have with regard to the little guy. There are many times, she said, when it’s best if we put the ingrained American instincts for success and domination aside in the interests of something …