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The first African-American astronaut will join the crew of the International Space Station next year, and it's a woman! Forty-six-year-old Jeanette Epps will launch in May 2018 to be a flight engineer on Expedition 56, and will remain on board the ISS for Expedition 57. Epps posted...

[caption id="attachment_510" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of NPR[/caption] If you're like Melissa, your childhood bookshelves were filled with titles like Are You There God, It's Me Margaret, Blubber, and Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing.   Judy Blume was a staple of your growing up, and now...

[caption id="attachment_491" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of Oprah.com[/caption] It's that time of year! Oprah has released her Favorite Things list for 2017, and if you missed what is in the cache click here....

[caption id="attachment_494" align="aligncenter" width="300"] "GiGi" by Melissa Carter[/caption] Melissa talked on the show about her harrowing experience finding a medication refill for her epileptic dog, GiGi.  Melissa has written about what happens when her precious dog suffers seizures, and here is an excerpt: I had never witnessed...

[caption id="attachment_483" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of Bored Panda[/caption] "You never stop being a Mum."  That's the philosophy of 98-year-old Ada Keating, who recently moved into an assisted living facility in Liverpool so she could care for her 80-year-old son. The two are in separable, and love spending...

[caption id="attachment_486" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of The Telegraph[/caption] What if you could be told from the beginning of your pregnancy if there was a high risk of miscarriage or premature birth? That's now a reality thanks to highly accurate new testing.  Described as “very exciting,” this...

Have you ever thought about taking one of those DNA tests to find our your real ancestry? But which one to use, and do they all give the same results? Melissa has done the research for you and shares her findings from the top 3...

[caption id="attachment_473" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of IBM[/caption] Whether you are starting out or changing careers, the interview process can be intimidating.  IBM's Harriet Green contributed to job search site Glassdoor with tips on what you don't need to do when trying to land that new job: 1....

Melissa was intimidated to play anything copyrighted that she could get in trouble for, so she found this medley of popular songs from music, movies, and television for Halloween.  If you are a pianist or know one, here's a great way to learn the tunes! [embed]https://youtu.be/8U8YfKumVdw[/embed]...