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Here's A Map Of All The Countries With Ebola

Ebola has officially hit the US. On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a nurse in Dallas contracted the vicious disease from a patient who was infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas before showing symptoms.<p>Ebola is still mostly concentrated to parts of West …

One of The Rarest Cloud Formations in The World Is About to Appear in Australia

Known as morning glory clouds, these long bands of cigar-shaped formations can stretch up to 1,000 kilometres in length. And they can only be seen …

A 5-minute charge for this portable battery can fully recharge an iPhone 5

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Portable batteries for charging mobile devices are great. Until they run out of a charge too. Then it’s usually hours of …

3 Girls Won The Google Science Fair With A Bacteria-Based Plan To Solve The Food Crisis

"By the year 2050 we actually need 50 percent more food just to feed everyone," Emer Hickey, one of the three winners, told Scientific American.<p>Hickey worked with her classmates Ciara Judge and Sophie Healy on their project. The three teenage girls, who live in Ireland, were simultaneously learning …

Heat seeker: Meet the thermal-imaging camera you can afford

If you want to try to find a water leak behind a wall, a person hidden in the bushes at night, or identify passengers with a fever passing through a checkpoint, thermal imaging is the technology for you.<p>But until now, that was only if you've got a very big budget. Cameras equipped with the …

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Banished from the mob: Italy’s mafia sons exiled in fight against crime

First Italy fought its mafia mobsters by confiscating their wealth. Now judges are taking away something even more precious: their sons.<p>Riccardo Cordi, an 18-year-old scion of one of the country’s most notorious mob families, is a pioneer in a new strategy to fight the mafia by removing their sons …

Red Cross team attacked while burying Ebola dead

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A Red Cross team was attacked while collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola in southeastern Guinea, the latest in …

India's $74 million Mars mission cost less than 'Gravity' movie

When the Mangalyaan spacecraft slipped into orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a 10-month voyage, India became the first country to successfully reach the Red Planet on its first attempt.<p>But the mission's shoestring budget was perhaps its most notable distinction: At a cost of just $74 million, …

Kim Jong-un's absence triggers speculation over his health

North Korean leader fails to appear a gathering of top party and government officials on Thursday after not appearing in public for three weeks<p>The failure of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, to appear in public for nearly three weeks has triggered renewed speculation over his health and the …

Students allegedly being forced to work in Chinese tech factories

Despite the efforts of major technology corporations, such as Apple and Samsung, to improve labor conditions in China, major problems are still slipping through the cracks. Now, as <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> writes, some Chinese students in their teenage years are reportedly being forced by their …

Sony announces adorable 'Dragon Quest' limited edition PS4

Japan's biggest series returns to the PlayStation<p>At a press conference in Tokyo yesterday, Sony and Square Enix announced <i>Dragon Quest Heroes</i> for PlayStation 3 and 4, the first game in the impossibly-big-in-Japan series to hit PlayStation platforms in close to a decade. It's a <i>Dynasty Warriors</i>-style …

Popular gamer’s real-life SWAT raid livestreamed on Twitch

Swatted: Video captures cops manhandling popular gamer Jordan "Kootra" Mathewson.<p>Police in Littleton, Colorado are investigating a prank call on …