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Ebola-Stricken Families to Receive Cash Payments

In 2015, the three Ebola-affected countries will start offering cash payments for families hit by Ebola, as well as survivors having trouble …

CDC Head: Key Interventions Have Slowed Ebola's Spread

Melissa Block talks to Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, who is completing a tour of the West African nations most deeply affected by the Ebola outbreak.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>The fight against Ebola in West Africa took yet another sobering hit …

City Life May Be To Blame For Rising Diabetes Rates

Aesop's fable about the dangers of urban life goes something like this: A City Mouse visits his cousin in the country and is shocked at the humble meal they eat. The City Mouse invites the Country Mouse to his home in town, where he promises to serve a delicious feast. But when the Country Mouse …

The Africa I Know Isn't The Africa In The Headlines Today

Stepping off the plane in Zimbabwe a quarter century ago was a huge shock. A college student on my very first visit to Africa, I was surprised how familiar everything felt.<p>Like most Americans, my image of the continent had been formed by disaster news, flies-on-the–eyes charity commercials and …

8 Rules for Wearing White Makeup (and Looking Like a Total Bombshell)

Rock the white hot look in all the right ways

Ebola crisis: Vote count under way in Liberia senate election

<b>Votes are being counted in Liberia's senate election held on Saturday despite a deadly Ebola outbreak.</b><p>Turnout in the poll - which had been planned for October - was low as many people decided to stay away.<p>Those who came to polling stations had their temperature taken, were told to stand a metre …

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A Brief History of Pi

That the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is constant has been known to humanity since ancient times; yet, even today, despite …

Cosplay at Comic-Con: Who wore it best?

The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, …

Death Row Inmate Survives Execution; Released From Prison

<b>DICKSON, Tennessee –</b><p>A Tennessee death row inmate has been released from prison today after two attempts to execute him have failed. Peter Farmington …

A 'Wimpy' Plan to Save the Physical Book

Children's author Jeff Kinney's new shop will emphasize reading as a tangible, community experience in a digital, fractured world.<p>Jeff Kinney, the man behind the astonishingly powerful <i>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</i> series, is leading the revolution.<p>That’s been the theory behind the bestselling author’s …

8 Fashion "Rules" To Break Now

Debunking the 8 most common styling myths.<p>While trends are constantly evolving and changing, there is one thing we can be sure of when it comes to fashion—rules were meant to be broken. Come to think of it, we're not even sure who even made these rules, so it's time to debunk the 8 most common …

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor livingif you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living—if you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing. <i>Via HouseBeautiful.com.</i><p>Roof Deck<p>Outdoor Dining<p>Sophisticated …

Is Tony Fadell the next Steve Jobs or ... the next Larry Page?

In the late 1990s a young entrepreneur named Tony Fadell tried to persuade Stewart Alsop, a journalist who had recently become a venture capitalist, …

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The weekend in pictures

This weekend's selection of images from around the world from the World Cup to the World Naked Bike Ride

Tetris Ultimate | Polygon E3 2014

Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov (left), and Henk Rogers (right) in a Tetris-themed jacket he designed himself on the flight to Los Angeles for E3<p>Read these too!<p>Tetris Ultimate coming to PS Vita in fall<p>The creation of Tetris would be impossible in today's mobile market<p>Tetris Ultimate<p>After sorting …

E3 2014: The Sims 4 Release Date Announced

The Sims look better than ever.<p>The Sims 4 release date has been announced by Electronic Arts. You'll be able to create the perfect Sims and the homes …

The Book of Eggs – in pictures

Some of the incredible photographs of birds' eggs from around the world that make up a beautiful new book<p>• The real eggs that Fabergé could only dream of designing

Beautiful Time-Slice and Time-Lapse of the Full Moon Rising Over Los Angeles

Here’s a little bit of photographic inspiration for those of you not currently glued to your television sets watching the World Cup. Last month, …