Melanie Esham

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Israel vows tough response to Gaza protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel's defense minister said Tuesday that the military will not change its tough response to Hamas-led mass protests …

'Truly alarming': No babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales has nearly ended with zero newborns spotted in the past four …

The 9 Travel Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

This Reborn 1967 Shelby GT500 Will Cost You $219,000

But it packs 600 hp and modern amenities<p>Revology debuted its latest reproduction of the 1967 Shelby GT500 at the SEMA Show this week. The retro Mustang features an upgraded engine and a more modern interior, but it’ll cost you around $219,000.<p>The reproduction sits on Revology’s M58 platform for …

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Juneteenth

For other uses, see Juneteenth (disambiguation).<p>Juneteenth celebration in Austin, Texas, on June 19, 1900<p>Also called<p>Freedom Day or Emancipation …

Facebook test splits news feed to highlight posts from friends

Facebook is testing a change that could be big for you, as well as publishers who rely on the social network to reach readers.<p>The social network split its iconic news feed in two: one feed for original content from friends and family, and another for posts from publishers and businesses. The change …

Social Media

Your brain tries to hijack every decision you make — but you can fight back

You walk into your first yoga class. You're a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You're nervous about making a fool of yourself.<p>Your eyes instantly zoom onto the fit model-esque people chatting in the corner. As you walk past them, …

Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform."<p>The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code for the first time in …

The Tesla Model S P100D Redeems Itself, Soundly Beats The Mercedes-AMG E63 S In 1/4 Mile Race

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Tesla Model S P100D, the holy grail of fast, relatively attainable mass-market EVs, was soundly beaten by the McLaren …

New system in the human brain discovered

Exploring the Human Brain<p>The human brain is a complicated organ that’s difficult to understand, so it’s only natural that we always have more to …

Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Buddhism

Trump Administration Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling Studies

An internal Interior Department memo has proposed lifting restrictions on exploratory seismic studies in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a possible first step toward opening the pristine wilderness area to oil and gas drilling.<p>The document proposes ending a restriction that had limited …

New Touring Package for Porsche 911 GT3 is Next Best Thing to 911 R

Kit includes rear wing delete, leather interior<p>Things keep getting worse and worse for speculators who dished out nearly seven figures (or more) for the Porsche 911 R. First, the new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 arrived packing the same six-speed manual transmission and improved 4.0-liter flat six, cutting …

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Portugal has the best quality of life in the world for expats

If you’re thinking of quitting your job where you live and moving abroad for a new life and career, then Portugal is apparently the place to be.<p>According to one of the world’s most comprehensive reports—Expat Insider 2017—on expats, Portugal has the best quality of life in the world. InterNations, …

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Satellite images show North Korean mountain after nuclear test that could collapse and unleash an environmental disaster

The estimated 160 kiloton explosion deep under the Punggye-ri mountain in North Korea visibly shook and shifted the earth.<p>"We call it 'taking the roof off,'" Wen Lianxing, the lead geophysicist at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, told the South China Morning Post. "If the …

Jupiter's vividly glowing auroras have a mysterious power source

Electrons fired at up to 400,000 volts<p>For the first time ever, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has spotted electrons being fired down into Jupiter’s atmosphere at up to 400,000 volts. That’s an enormous amount of energy that gives rise to the planet’s glowing auroras. These incredibly high voltages, …

Direct CME hit expected, G3 Strong geomagnetic storm watch issued

<b>An asymmetric full halo Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) produced by the M5.5 solar flare at 20:33 UTC on September 4, 2017 is traveling toward Earth and</b> …

Trump's cybersecurity advisors resign en masse

A number of Obama-era officials dropped out of the cybersecurity panel.<p>Another Trump panel has taken a hit after eight out of 28 of its members resigned en masse. Members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which advises Homeland Security on matters of cybersecurity, have …

The Ferrari Portofino Is The New Entry-Level Ferrari

I really like using the words ‘entry-level’ and ‘Ferrari’ in the same headline. They sound weird together, but it’s genuinely a thing that exists, …

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The Best Low-Impact Workouts for Weight Loss

Torch calories fast with high-intensity, low-impact workouts that burn as many calories as running.

Iman Looks Back at 41 Years of Iconic Photographs in Vogue

<b>Peter Beard and Arthur Elgort: Beginnings</b><p>In 1976, after I’d arrived in New York, aged 20, my very first modeling job was for <i>Vogue</i>. It was not, however, my first sitting; that happened a year or so earlier in Kenya. There, by chance, I made the acquaintance of the rakish photographer-cum-adventurer …

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

How to Spend 7 Days Japan That Will Leave You Utterly Inspired

Looking for the ultimate Japan itinerary? We’ve mapped out a seven-day schedule that takes you from Tokyo’s neon-lit streets to Kyoto’s …

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen

While there are many superstitions about eclipses, there are also a lot of weird things that happen during an eclipse that are completely real -- and super cool. Here are six incredible things to look for during the eclipse on August 21.<p>1. Animals getting confused<p>"A totally eclipsed sun is 10,000 …

Tesla’s ‘tiny house’ hits the road in Australia to show off solar power potential

Tesla has a new way to demonstrate the possibilities of its home solar products to potential customers – using a ‘tiny house’ on wheels, which it can tow on a rolling tour with a Tesla Model X. The Tesla Tiny House made its official debut in Australia (via Electrek), where it will welcome visitors …

Cracking the Airlines’ Dress Code

It may matter what air travelers wear on the plane.<p>That’s not just the case for the legging-wearing teenage girls denied boarding on a United Airlines flight this spring. The two girls were flying on United’s pass program, which lets friends or relatives of airline employees fly free or at …

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James Damore Was Right: The Inconvenient Truth Behind The Google Memo

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 12, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>“In my</i> …

Voyager Spacecraft Sail On, 40 Years After Launch

Nearly 40 years after lifting off, NASA's historic Voyager mission is still exploring the cosmos.<p>The twin spacecraft launched several weeks apart in …