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Eight-year-old James Dorbor, who was suspected of being infected with #Ebola, was carried by medical staff to an Ebola treatment center in #Monrovia on Sept. 5, 2014. The boy, who was brought in by his father, lay outside the center for at least six hours before being seen. @danielberehulak was just awarded the #Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for his coverage for @nytimes of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak. #Liberia #PulitzerPrize

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters<p>Protesters mark the anniversary of the Delhi gang rape of Jyoti Singh in 2012. Despite legislation, rapes are …

India

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Crash burned: Academy members reassess past Oscar decisions

The Hollywood Reporter polled hundreds of Academy members to see how they’d vote today on controversial past decisions – with Brokeback Mountain finally triumphing for best film<p>It’s a decision that prompted howls of outrage at the time, and earnest bafflement from critics ever since: Paul Haggis’s …

The 10 best beaches in the world, according to travelers

With temperatures below freezing in much of the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to escape to one of the world's most beautiful beaches.<p>TripAdvisor has just released its 2015 Travelers' Choice Awards, which ranks the best beaches in the world based on millions of reviews from real …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

There are just five northern white rhinos left in the world

Male northern white rhino dies of old age in San Diego, pushing the animal one step closer to extinction<p>A northern white rhinoceros has died at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, leaving just five of the animals in the world. The 44-year-old male rhino, named Angalifu, apparently died of old age …

James Gandolfini: five best moments

Alongside his TV work, Gandolfini nurtured a long and fruitful career on the big screen. We look at his five top film performances<p>James Gandolfini will always be remembered as an actor who could chill you to the bone with one withering look. In addition to upping the ante for TV drama in The …

Rich countries subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by $88bn a year

Rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by about $88bn (£55.4bn) a year to explore for new reserves, despite evidence that most fossil fuels must be left in the ground if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change.<p>The most detailed breakdown yet of global fossil fuel …

Beyond Vegas: Five West Coast Getaways for Adventurous Couples

Want to get away with your partner, but the usual go-to options feel uninspired? If you're ready to venture beyond a weekend letting loose in Las Vegas or wine tasting in Napa, pick from any of the following adventurous getaways for couples on the West Coast. Better yet, close your eyes, place your …

A Life Of Anxiety Documented

When photographer John William Keedy was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, he says he had a hard time coping. It was difficult to accept. It was difficult to explain to friends and family. He felt utterly alone.<p>"I hate to say it, but I was embarrassed by it," he tells Shots.<p>Years later, …

The 21 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in America

Credit: Mana Food Bar<p>Here at Thrillist, life is a whirlwind of delicious burgers and bacon-wrapped everything. So being the lone pescatarian on the national food and drink team, I thought it was time to switch it up and cover places that serve bean & spicy mayo sliders and coconut bacon-crusted …

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World (PHOTOS)

The ingeniously simple concept for the library at Tokyo's Musashino Art University speaks volumes: it's made entirely of wood bookshelves, with a glass exterior.<p>Inside, architect Sou Fujimoto's spiral-shaped design naturally spurs the visitor onward and features light-filled, comfortable corners …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Landscape Photography

Jump into Summer With These 10 Summer Viewing Essentials

There's an overwhelming feeling of nostalgia in movies that take place during the summer. Themes of coming-of-age, friendship, misguided family …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

Watch Deborah Madison's Google Talk About the Evolution of Vegetarian Cooking

Prolific cookbook author <b>Deborah Madison</b> — best known for her iconic vegetarian book <i>The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone</i> — recently stopped by Talks at Google to discuss the evolution of vegetarian cooking. Madison reflects on the early days of her career in the late 1960s, when veggie-focused …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Indonesia Photos

See photos of Indonesia (including Borobudur Temple, Bali, orangutans, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Seth Meyers Launches His Late Night

Maybe the most unusual thing about <b>Seth Meyers</b>‘ debut as Late Night host, which taped at 30 Rock in New York Monday evening, was how <i>un</i>-unusual it was. …

Trying to Help in Haiti

The cinder-block school has no windows and no doors, just a string of incandescent lightbulbs hanging down the center of the ceiling like the spine of a great whale. It’s hot and humid, and the room throbs with the voices of 200 Haitians who have paused from fishing, gardening, or painting the …