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Ten mystery diseases you've never heard of - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Mad cow disease, SARS and now swine flu: Some diseases grab the headlines. But thousands of people worldwide suffer from very rare conditions, many of which few people have ever heard of.<p>England's King George III may have suffered from porphyria, a disorder that affects the nervous …

Yellow Fever

The yellow fever virus is found in tropical and subtropical areas of Africa and South America. The virus is spread to people by the bite of an …

Disease

Ebola vs Bubonic Plague

<b>Key Difference:</b> Ebola and the Bubonic Plague are two completely different diseases but ones that are capable of creating an epidemic and cause …

CANCER BREAKTHROUGH: New process which can trigger death of cancer cells DISCOVERED

GETTYCancer symptoms: New treatment could be cancer breakthrough<p>The new method of killing cancer cells – called Caspase Independent Cell Death …

12 Deadly Diseases Cured in the 20th Century

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average life expectancy at the beginning of the 20th century was 47.3 years. A century later, that number …

Vaccination

Healthy Eating

Simple Ways to Plan, Enjoy, and Stick to a Healthy Diet<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or …

Diseases & Conditions A-Z Index - A

Black Death | Bubonic Plague | Definition and Symptoms

Black Death Begins<p>Even before the “death ships” pulled into port at Messina, many Europeans had heard rumors about a “Great Pestilence” that was …

Environmental Health

Don't Freak Out Yet: Net Neutrality Will Be Around In 2018

Since the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the net neutrality rules last Thursday, numerous reports have come out saying that net neutrality is dead or that the FCC “killed” net neutrality, sparking fears among many who are not very familiar with the topic, or at least not …

Where Were Netflix and Google in the Net-Neutrality Fight?

Big tech firms have gone from pushing for open-internet protections to being powerful enough not to need them.<p><i>Updated on December 28 at 2:48 p.m. ET</i><p>The most recent chapter in the debate over net neutrality has been, like previous chapters, cacophonous. One notable difference this time around, …

The FCC just killed net neutrality

It’s over<p>Net neutrality is dead — at least for now. In a 3-2 vote today, the Federal Communications Commission approved a measure to remove the tough net neutrality rules it put in place just two years ago. Those rules prevented internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering …

Spyware Definition & Free Spyware Removal Tool | Anti-spyware

What is spyware<p>Spyware is a type of malware that's hard to detect. It collects information about your surfing habits, browsing history, or personal …

Malware

Code Red Worm | Virus History & Removal

Code Red Malware—What is It?<p>In 2001, a new type of exploitative malware was released onto unfortunate operating systems—including those used in the …

Malware

Viruses and worms

Viruses and worms are malicious programs that self-replicate on computers or via computer networks without the user being aware; each subsequent copy …

Malware

10 Most Destructive Computer Viruses

<b>Getting a computer virus</b> has happened to many users in some fashion or another. To most, it is simply a mild inconvenience, requiring a cleanup and …

Homer

Although very little is known about the life of Greek poet Homer, credited with being the first to write down the epic stories of The Iliad and The …

Greek Mythology | GreekMythology.com

A brief history of witches by Suzannah Lipscomb

Between 1482 and 1782, thousands of people across Europe – most of them women – were accused of witchcraft and subsequently executed. But why were so …

Witchcraft

Pleistocene Epoch: Facts About the Last Ice Age

The Pleistocene Epoch is typically defined as the time period that began about 2.6 million years ago and lasted until about 11,700 years ago. The …

Ice Age

Man cleans gravestones of fallen soldiers for free

A man has spent the last five years cleaning the gravestones of fallen soldiers for free.<p>Andrew Lumish, 46, from Land O’ Lakes in Florida, also …

Cleaning

Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old!

By Dan Eden for viewzone.<p>They have always been there. People noticed them before. But no one could remember who made them -- or why? Until just …

Here Are 22 Awesome Things I Didn't Know You Could Do With Google

When most people think of Google, they imagine the search engine, their email or maps. The corporation has been estimated to run more than one …

18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google

Who knew you could use Google to play Lego? (H/T this Imgur post).

Typography

What Is A Computer Virus?

A computer virus, much like a flu virus, is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself. Similarly, in the same way …

Viruses

HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF DOGS

The Evolution Dogs from Wolves - How could Wolves be tamed and Why?<br>We will never now exactly why or how wolves were tamed by man, but remains of dogs …

What is Trojan horse virus and how to remove it manually

If you work on a computer regularly, then you might be aware about Trojan horse virus and its affect on your computer. It is a virus, which gets …

World War II casualties

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties. Over 60 million people were killed, which was …

Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Part of the Pacific War of World War II<p>Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over<br>Hiroshima <i>(left)</i> and Nagasaki <i>(right)</i><p>Date<p>August 6 and August 9, …

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - World War II

Hiroshima, a manufacturing center of some 350,000 people located about 500 miles from Tokyo, was selected as the first target. After arriving at the …