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Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

Disease

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

Research

The Kindness Diet

A new study found that women whose friends and romantic partners were accepting of their size lost more weight than those whose loved ones were critical.<p>The greatest aphrodisiac, according to pop culture, is to be told never to change. Everyone from Bobby Vinton to Billy Joel to Bruno Mars loves …

Weight Loss

Why It’s Bad News That Some Teens Are Choosing E-Cigs Over Real Cigarettes

Fewer teens in the United States are smoking regular cigarettes, according to the results of a federally funded survey released Tuesday, but the …

U.S. Marine charged with murder of Filipino transgender

Philippine government prosecutors charged a detained U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino transgender woman that reignited an irritant between the military allies over custody of American military personnel suspected of committing crimes.<p>Prosecutor Emily de los Santos said …

Asia

Everything you need to know about rape on American college campuses

A recent article in Rolling Stone magazine detailed a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia. It was a classic tale of sexual assault at American campuses: hard-partying, binge-drinking fraternity members, a stigmatized female victim, and an indifferent university administration.<p>The piece …

College & University

Rams Respond To Players’ Ferguson Protest With On-Field Donation To Police Charity

The St. Louis Rams on Wednesday made a donation to a local charity that supports families of fallen police officers, EMTs, and firefighters, less …

Four "Peaceful" #Ferguson Protesters Charged in Brutal Beating of College Student

Four “Peaceful” #Ferguson Protesters Charged in Brutal Beating of College Student (Video)<p>by Jim Hoft December 11, 2014<p><b>Four “peaceful” Ferguson</b> …

Rosetta Offers New Insight Into Where Water On Earth Came From

Different kinds of rocks have different kinds of water<p>Four and a half billion years ago, the Sun and Earth were just being born out of a giant explosion, and the solar system was HOT. All that heat likely boiled away the water on Earth’s surface. So how did our parched planet come to be covered in …

Comets

Can you see two galaxies in this photo?

Hint: Not counting the Milky Way! Photo by David Magro Photography.<p>Photographer David Magro of Australia wrote:<p>I witnessed an amazing star show and …

A Rare Weather Phenomenon Is Causing a Sea of Clouds to Fill the Grand Canyon

A rare weather phenomenon has caused the Grand Canyon to fill up with fog.<p>The weather pattern is called a “total cloud inversion” and occurs when …

Geminid meteor shower: hundreds of shooting stars to streak across night sky

The annual Geminid meteor showed will light up the skies above Britain this weekend<p>Stargazers could see 100 shooting stars an hour blazing across the night sky tomorrow as the annual Geminid meteor shower puts on a spectacular multi-coloured show.<p>Astronomers say weather conditions are close to …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014

Was the music of 2014 heavier than usual, or is it just us? When the staff of NPR Music and our member station partners gather to collect our favorite albums of the year, we don't start out with a theme. We don't intend to come to an absolute consensus. We begin with questions: What do you hold …

Top 10 new Vancouver restaurants of 2014

<i>ClickTap any marker to see more information.</i><p>10. Blacktail<p>The Rangeland bison tartare with spelt crackers and truffle aioli. (John Lehmann/For The Globe and Mail)<p>Blacktail Florist is dead; long live Blacktail. The original Gastown restaurant, which opened early this year, was a modernist victim of …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …