June 2017 / 30 posts found

NRA TV Host Falsely Claims Kim Kardashian Is Mentally Unfit To Own A Gun

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Specifically, Kim Kardashian. website supporting In a video released June 9 that has since been deleted (but preserved by Media Matters), Noir suggests its Kardashian who has mental issues that should prevent her from gun ownership. She stressed shes not against gun ownership. After she was robbed at gunpoint in Parisin October, she said she knows how important it is to be safe and have armed security. cries and has flashbacksto the violence. reaction to being victimized by violence. 40 million American adults. Noir didnt immediately respond to HuffPosts request for comment on the video, which can be seen below.

Comey Offered Republicans Only The Coldest Of Comfort

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Republicans decided to parse

NASA Scientists Baffled By Mysterious Pit Photographed On Mars

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This area of the Red Planets southern hemisphere includes a large pit of some sort see the images above and below that has scientists scratching their heads, wondering if this was the result of something smashing into Mars, or if the ground somehow collapsed and left a perfectly circular result. Photographed recently by NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, this image depicts many shallow pits scattered around an area of melting carbon dioxide ice, designated Swiss cheese terrain, according to NASA. At this point, the space agencys scientists dont really know what created this Martian feature. More than half a million meteorite [...]

With A Flick Of His Mood, Trump Throws Allies Off Balance

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday into a complex and escalating dispute between the state of Qatar and several of its Middle Eastern neighbors. Trump tweeted his support for the decision by Saudi Arabia and several other Persian Gulf nations to cut ties with Qatar, accusing the longtime U.S. ally and host to an instrumental U.S. military base of funding extremists. Trumps brazen comments Tuesday were the latest in a series of diplomatic moves that have antagonized foreign governments and thrown into question some of the U.S. longest and strongest alliances. Fundamentally, Trump in the last 4 months has demonstrated that [...]

Trump Administration Could Permit Oil Companies To Assault’ Marine Life

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The National Marine Fisheries Service drafted five Incidental Harassment Authorizations, which would let five drilling companies injure or disturbfish and marine mammals as the companies search for oil and gas deposits off the East Coast for a one-year period. Seismic testing is the precursor to drilling, Michael Jasny, the director of the National Resources Defense Councils Marine Mammal Protection Project, told reporters during a press call Monday. But seismic [testing] alone is a serious assault on our coast and oceans. Marine biologists and environmental advocacy groups warn the dynamite-like noise could threaten vulnerable marine ecosystems and wildlife, especially the critically [...]

Putin: ‘We Don’t Care Who’s The Head Of The United States’

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Putin, in an interview on NBCs new program Sunday Night, with Megyn Kelly, fired back at assertions that Russia had meddled in the election, at times getting noticeably agitated with the line of questioning. At one point, he told Kelly Russia didnt care who the American president was as the main political direction does not change, regardless of whos in charge. I havent seen, even once, any direct proof of Russian interference in the presidential election in the United States, Putin told Kelly. Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn was forced to resign after he mischaracterized a meeting he [...]

SpaceX Launches First Recycled Cargo Ship Into Orbit

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A Falcon 9 rocket launched the recycled Dragon capsule at 5:07 p.m. local time Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Shortly after the first-stage booster launched the Dragon into orbit, it fell away from the capsule,flipped around, fired its engines and landed safely at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, according to Florida Today. The Dragon made its first trip to space in 2014, delivering food and supplies to the ISS, according to science news site Phys.org. It was refurbished after landing in the Pacific Ocean intact. Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Saturdays refurbished capsule will [...]

Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

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The suit, filed by the lawyers of Michael Moi in King County Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for Western Washington, claims the prolific decorator of botanical gardens has been involved in a myriad of clandestine painting sessions with Moi, but has never compensated him or given him credit for his efforts, despite the artists promises otherwise. In a press release sent to HuffPost, Chihulys camp strongly refutes Mois claims, dubbing the lawsuit baseless. Moi also alleges possession of Chihulys private documents, including medical papers and personal letters, that would be substantively uncomfortable if released to the public, the [...]

Trump Keeps Citing A Paris Agreement Study That Seriously Misses The Point

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But the findings that Trump,members of his administration and conservative media outlets have seized upon to justify exiting the climate deal tend to come from a few outlier studies.One in particular,a 2016 Heritage Foundation reporton the Paris Agreement, has drawn criticism from economic and environmental experts for its misleading conclusions. But the Paris Agreement doesnt involve the United States alone, as theWorld Resources Institute pointed out in March. It is a worldwide pact among 195 countries at all levels of development. If all industrialized nations ended their carbon dioxide emissions, the Heritage study estimated that global temperatures would drop by [...]

6 Relaxation Hacks For People Who Hate Meditating

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Despite that data, however, meditation isnt for everyone. And it may not serve some people who experience the most severe bouts of stress. In college, my therapist recommended I try meditation to curb my anxiety. At first, I was happy to oblige. I tried a variety of styles, from Zen meditation, which has you focus on breathing, to primordial sound mediation, which involves, well, making primordial sounds. That said, there are plenty of ways to achieve the same level of relaxation without sitting cross-legged on the floor. Theyre all rooted in a technique called the distraction method.Its part ofDr. Albert [...]