Bridget Gage

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Who, What, Why: How many people infected with ebola die?

<b>The ebola virus that has killed almost 1,000 people in West Africa this year is fatal for "up to 90%" of those infected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But note the words "up to"... What is the normal fatality rate, asks James Fletcher?</b><p>The WHO describes ebola as "one of the …

Disease

NY-bound flight evacuated in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An engine fire forced evacuation of a New York-bound JetBlue flight before it could take off on Saturday, Puerto Rico …

Pro-pot lawyer will defend for free

WILMINGTON, Del. — It's bad enough that someone charged with simple possession of marijuana in Delaware faces more than $1,100 in fines and court costs; the possibility of probation; and the stain of a criminal conviction on their record, attorney Thomas D. Donovan says.<p>They shouldn't have to pay …

Erdogan wins Turkey's 1st direct presidential vote

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward …

Film-maker defies China's censors to reveal horrors of the Great Famine

For modern Chinese students it is not the Great Famine but the Three Years of Difficulties. The catastrophe remains so sensitive that their history books do not document how many starved to death, or why. Yet more than 50 years ago, at the height of the disaster, a handful of their predecessors …

LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses

Once police had Nathan Hunter in handcuffs, they tended to his wife.<p>She was covered in blood. She told the officers Hunter flew into a rage that night in February 2013 because she hadn't bought him a Valentine's Day gift. He beat and choked her before stabbing her in the face with a screwdriver and …

Crime

Sydney man in Syria 'posts picture of son holding severed head'

A shocking image has been posted on Twitter showing a young boy, reportedly raised in the suburbs of Sydney, holding up the severed head of a slain Syrian soldier.<p>The image, taken in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, was posted on the Twitter account of Khaled Sharrouf, a Sydney man who fled to …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Best Celebrity Beauty Secrets

What can you learn from Angelina, Gwyneth, and Lupita? Makeup, hair, and skin pros reveal the techniques they rely on to create stunning red-carpet looks.<p><b>MAKEUP ESSENTIALS</b><p><b>Everyone needs primer</b> The secret to Charlize Theron's flawless complexion: primers (yes, plural). At this year's Oscars, …

Hair

6 Ways To Stay Hydrated Without Water

Here, the best hydration hacks to get your H2O on without all the guzzling<p>With a daily recommended intake of 2.2 liters a day, it's safe to say that many of us don't make the hydration cut, falling short of the amount of H2O our bodies really need. So what's the busy girl's solution? Find …

Tough Choices: Cream Or Powder Makeup?

After you finally find your perfect shade in the beauty aisle and decide how much you feel like forking out for a new product, the choice between …

The Best Netflix Original Series To Watch Right Now

We all love Netflix. It’s always there for us after a stressful day at work or a bored weekend at home. But, we can all agree settling on one …

Bring Out the Best in Brows

I have long been a proponent of well groomed brows. I always joke with my clients that after cutting hair, grooming brows is my second specialty.<p>Eyebrows underline your emotions. The wrong shape can convey unintended vulnerability or aggression. The smallest change can totally disrupt the balance …

Makeup

13 Ways to Improve Digestion Naturally

Tips for re-booting your broken digestive system and achieving overall better health.<p>The most common problem I see preventing people from achieving optimal health is a broken digestive system. This occurs for a variety of reasons—from overuse of antibiotics, to stress, excess alcohol and infection. …

Beauty: everyday moisturisers

Now that everyone acknowledges that moisturiser is a Good Thing, I'm afraid I'm going to say I don't think the moisturiser you use is terribly important. Don't misunderstand me – to moisturise is vital. It gives skin a brighter, softer, smoother texture, makes it more comfortable, provides a better …

Meet the beauty vloggers - in pictures

A growing number of teenagers are making their name as beauty vloggers, with YouTube tutorials that are also making a fortune for the make-up industry. Here are some of the young women changing the face of the cosmetics business

Lights, camera, lipstick: beauty vloggers are changing the face of the make-up industry

We are in a warm black-walled room in central London and the air is thick with perfume. A group of teenage girls looks from face to face, not sure who should introduce themselves first. To start with they are shy, clutching cups of tea and lip gloss, but as time passes they relax. The room gets …

Reinvent Your Wardrobe with These Styling Tips from the Resort 2015 Collections

After over a month of previews, resort collections have been seen and heard everywhere (hello Stella McCartney garden parties and models dancing in …

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

From the editors at ELLE.com, the science behind your "likes"<p>Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of …

Stylish Outfits and Ways to Show Lingerie

The trickiest thing about many a summer outfit is finding the right underpinnings. Super-skinny straps, sheer fabric, and all that white mean a set of problems entirely different from sweater weather (how many times do you worry about what bra you're wearing when it's cable-knit time?). After Kim …

NFL Women's Gear That Isn't Pink

Over the past five years, the NFL has incorporated more appealing fashion choices for their female game goers. Though it's typically regarded as a …

Watch 93 Movie Dance Sequences In One Amazing Supercut

Our love of dance movie moments is legendary and well-documented. YouTube user Robert Jones, however, may have just proven that his love runs even …

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Small Space For Free

We're bombarded by images of the ideal home — the apartments we <i>should</i> have, made perfect by the decorators we don't. Yes, we love the inspiration, …

A Sure-Fire Way To Target Inner Thighs

Photographed By Amelia Alpaugh.<p>Resistance bands are having a moment. The simple, rubber exercise equipment is portable (making it great for sneaking …

The vitamins you need for healthy, glowing skin

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