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Ebola outbreak no longer poses global health risk - WHO

The West African Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes a major risk to international public health, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Tuesday.<p>Ebola has killed an estimated 11,300 people in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea since late 2013. It caused global alarm in mid-2014 as …

Fans Support Kehlani After Suicide Attempt With #StayStrongKehlani

Fans of R&B singer Kehlani are tweeting support to the singer after an apparent suicide attempt using the hashtag #StayStrongKehlani.<p>After rumors spread via social media that the singer was cheating on NBA player Kyrie Irving with OVO Sound act PartyNextDoor, Kehlani reportedly attempted to take …

Sorry, but you can’t blame your children’s genes

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Health
Comedians

Link between fossil fuels and Great Barrier Reef bleaching clear and incontrovertible

Data shows bleaching of corals on the Great Barrier Reef coincides with record warm ocean temperatures in the region<p>Where only a few weeks ago there were swathes of vivid purples, blues and pretty much any other colour you fancy, now there is just grey and white.<p>Corals in the northern section of …

Global Warming

The 16 Most Dramatic Celebrity Style Transformations

From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, the stars who have undergone fashion makeovers.<p>Believe it or not, the style stars of today haven't always lived on the best dressed list. From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, these are the A-Listers who have endured the most drastic fashion transformations in their …

Black Power gang poses with bride and groom in unusual wedding photo

While typical wedding photos contains of plenty of caressing, this couple from New Zealand have done things differently out of pure …

How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

Coffee

The McDonald's McBarge Rises Again; Investor Pours $4.5 Million Into a Makeover

The nautical-themed Friendship 500, better known as the McBarge, was built for Expo '86, a celebration of Vancouver's centennial. Like seemingly every new McDonald's buildout, it aimed at cool kids, who in the mid-80s apparently aspired to dinner with the cruise captain. Left to fester on the open …

McDonald's

We Know Nature Makes Us Happier. Now Science Says It Makes Us Kinder Too

I’ve been an avid hiker my whole life. From the time I first strapped on a backpack and headed into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, I was hooked on the …

World Science Festival: Robot dilemmas and driverless cars that could kill you

Tufts University School of Engineering's Computer Science Department Matthias Scheutz said he has applied this trolley dilemma to groups of people …

Autonomous Cars

Science and Politics Clash as Humanity Nears Climate Change Tipping Point

By Greg M. Schwartz<p>Despite having had a heart transplant three years before, Lonnie Thompson ascended to 22,000 feet and braved -35 degree F …

Climate

Many scientific “truths” are, in fact, false

In 2005, John Ioannidis, a professor of medicine at Stanford University, published a paper, “Why most published research findings are false,” mathematically showing that a huge number of published papers must be incorrect. He also looked at a number of well-regarded medical research findings, and …

Clinical Trials

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

Climate Change

Top U.N. Official Calls on India to Criminalize Marital Rape

India could be violating the U.N.’s development agenda if it fails to criminalize marital rape, the head of the U.N. Development Programme implied on …

India

Emma Watson Opens Up About Her Struggles with Low Self-Esteem

The actress gets real about some very relatable issues.<p>Emma Watson may be the picture of female empowerment and maturity at this point in her life, but that doesn't mean she didn't stumble and struggle along the way. As most of us can attest, insecurities, body image issues and crippling self-doubt …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.<p><b>1. At least 34 people were killed and 125 more wounded after a car bombing in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Sunday.</b> The blast could be heard 2.5 km (1.5 miles) away and a large cloud of smoke could be seen rising over the city centre, a …

Al-Qaeda
Barack Obama

Florida scuba diver says he was sucked into nuclear plant intake pipe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Christopher Le Cun said he didn't know he was scuba diving near a pipe from the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant in Florida that pulled in around 500,000 gallons of ocean water per minute.<p>But, he said, he soon realized he'd lost control of the situation.<p>"When I was first sucked into the pipe, …

Scuba Diving