US - -"Not holding back. Heidi Klum came clean about her departure from Project Runway after she announced that she would not return to host season 17 of the reality competition series.
'I don’t feel like they need advice,' Klum told reporters at the amfAR Gala in Beverly Hills on Thursday, October 18, when asked if she offered guidance to her replacement, Karlie Kloss. 'I feel like I left Project Runway in great hands with Karlie and with Christian Siriano, and I think they’re going to do a great job and I can’t wait to see how they’re going to change it because it needed some changes.'
The 45-year-old supermodel elaborated: 'You know, it’s been stale for 16 years. It was great. But it needed something new to it. I feel like with new people and the way they do it [it] will have that. So I’m excited for that.'” Read the rest of the story at US
Michael's devastation is real and the losses painful. See more of the damage Mighty Michael inflicted on Florida at CNN.
Persistent Alaska warmth this fall has brought back ‘the blob.’ If it lasts, it could mean a wild winter in the Lower 48 | The Washington Post
When the blob is in place, the jet stream, which both divides warm and cold air and acts as super highway for storms, tends to veer north over the top of the blob. This results in a big ridge of high pressure forming over western North America, which brings mild weather and blocks storms.
The blob’s presence was linked to the persistence and intensity of the drought in California from 2013 to 2015. It also ″was blamed for contributing to 2015 being the hottest year on record in Seattle,” according to Scott Sistek, a meteorologist with KOMO in Seattle. Read the rest of the story at The Washington Post
The FCC encourages consumers to let unknown calls go to voicemail, or to hang up on calls that ask them to press a button to stop receiving future calls. The FCC also recommends joining the National Do Not Call Registry, which prevents callers from being bothered by lawful telemarketers. But don’t expect that to fix everything.
While the Do Not Call list will stop calls from legitimate businesses, experts said illegal callers have no problem ignoring the list.
“The vast majority of calls you are getting are scam calls or spam calls or businesses that aren't afraid of taking the risk,” [ Ethan Garr, vice president of product for TelTech Systems said]. Read the rest of the story at NBC.
Higher blood levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids — healthy fats found in foods such as fish, nuts, leafy greens and vegetable and flaxseed oils — were associated with a greater chance of healthy aging, according to the observational research. Omega-3s found in seafood seemed to have the strongest effect, says study co-author Heidi Lai, a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
“There had been studies that looked at the relationship between omega-3 fatty acids and individual components of healthy aging, but not in combination,” Lai wrote in an email to TIME. “Our study contributes to that gap of knowledge.” Read the rest of the story at Time.
Michael left a wide path of destruction...
There is no God. No one directs the universe," he writes in "Brief Answers to the Big Questions."
"For centuries, it was believed that disabled people like me were living under a curse that was inflicted by God," he adds. "I prefer to think that everything can be explained another way, by the laws of nature. Read the rest of the story at CNN